Friday, February 06, 2009

On Leitch, Bissinger, and Costas

As has been discussed before in this place, Will Leitch, a friend of this blog, had an interesting confrontation on Bob Costas' HBO show last year with one Buzz Bissinger.

Will's book, God Save the Fan (now out in paperback), details the meetings leading up to the event and the aftermath of the televised debacle. New York Magazine, Leitch's new home, has printed an exerpt covering those events, and it's a pretty damned funny read, especially if you've ever dealt with paper-printed journalists who don't understand the intrawebs.

Just in case you've never seen this before - or want to watch it again - here's the HBO broadcast:

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