Tag: Profile

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Covering the Cops

A profile of Edna Buchanan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter for the Miami Herald during its heyday.

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David Gergen, Master of the Game

A profile of the man who helped invent the modern art of presidential spin and came to embody the blurry line between journalist and government official.

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La Matadora Revisa Su Maquillaje (The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup)

A profile of a 25-year-old Spanish sensation.

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The Comedian’s Comedian’s Comedian

A profile of Garry Shandling.

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Justin Bieber Would Like to Reintroduce Himself

A conversation about God, anxiety, and the monkey.

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Pee-wee's Big Comeback

A profile of Paul Reubens and his subversive alter ego.

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Secrets of Magus

A 1993 profile of Ricky Jay, one of the world’s great sleight-of-hand conjurers, historian of unusual entertainments and confidence scams, and bibliomaniac; who rarely performs and never for children.

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The Polaroids of the Cowboy Poet

Chris Earnshaw began taking photographs of Washington, D.C. more than 40 years ago. By the time he paid a visit to a museum to tout his work, he had in his possession—in plastic bags and filing drawers—3,000 Polaroids of a city long gone.

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The Last American Man

At age 17, Eustace Conway moved into the North Carolina woods. He hasn’t compromised since.

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Venus and Serena Against the World

The liberation of the Williams sisters.

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Blow Hard

Scott Storch, a producer who earned six figures for beats he made in less than an hour, was worth an estimated $70 million. Then he blew it all in a bizarre cocaine binge.