Meet The Press

November 16, 2008

Pop culture writer Chuck Klosterman has interviewed some of the biggest names in the celebrity constellation. But getting a celebrity to talk is no easy task. In fact, Klosterman says it's not in the celebrity's best interest to do any interviews at all. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, the art of the celebrity interview. Also, a conversation with veteran journalist Gay Talese.

  1. Chuck Klosterman on Interviewing Celebrities

    Chuck Klosterman tells Steve Paulson that interviewing celebrities is a tricky business because there really isn't any up side in it for the star.

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  2. Joe Garden on "The Onion"

    Joe Garden is features editor at the satirical newspaper, "The Onion."  He tells Jim Fleming the campaign season was a great one for comedy, but it went on way too long.

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  3. Jack Vitek on Generoso Pope

    Jack Vitek tells Anne Strainchamps that Generoso Pope was inspired by people's fascination with the gruesome.

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  4. Gay Talese on In-depth Journalism

    Gay Talese writes literary journalism.  He's a master of in-depth profiles, telling his story through detailed scenes.

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