Ed Driscoll

The Old, Old Journalism

This Michael Lewis profile of Bill Parcells is a throwback to the good old days of the New Journalism–it’s the sort of detailed, live with the subject seven days a week meaty profile that Gay Talese and Tom Wolfe regularly cranked out in their heyday. And it’s proof that the New York Times and its writers are still capable of doing good work during those increasingly rare instances when they don’t have an ideological axe to grind.