A Liberian road trip with the creator of MTV, Ralph Reed and a reformed cannibal named General Butt Naked.
New York Times Magazine Oct 2011
A profile of Mike Judge, creator of the now-resuscitated Beavis and Butthead.
Vanity Fair Nov 2000
An oral history.
Tom Freston: We knew we needed a real signature piece that would look different from everything else on TV. We also knew that we had no money. So we went to NASA and got the man-on-the-moon footage, which is public domain. We put our logo on the flag and some music under it. We thought that was sort of a rock ’n’ roll attitude: “Let’s take man’s greatest moment technologically, and rip it off.”