The Art of the Interview Lessons from a Master of the Craft THE ULTIMATE INSIDER S LOOK AT THE FINE ART OF INTERVIEWING I had a fantasy the other night that this interview is so great that they no longer want me to act just do interviews I thought of us going

  • Title: The Art of the Interview: Lessons from a Master of the Craft
  • Author: Lawrence Grobel
  • ISBN: 9781400050710
  • Page: 304
  • Format: Paperback
  • THE ULTIMATE INSIDER S LOOK AT THE FINE ART OF INTERVIEWING I had a fantasy the other night that this interview is so great that they no longer want me to act just do interviews I thought of us going all over the world doing interviews we ve signed for three interviews a day for six weeks Al Pacino, in an interview with Lawrence GrobelHighly respected in journalist circTHE ULTIMATE INSIDER S LOOK AT THE FINE ART OF INTERVIEWING I had a fantasy the other night that this interview is so great that they no longer want me to act just do interviews I thought of us going all over the world doing interviews we ve signed for three interviews a day for six weeks Al Pacino, in an interview with Lawrence GrobelHighly respected in journalist circles and hailed as the Interviewer s Interviewer, Lawrence Grobel is the author of well received biographies of Truman Capote, Marlon Brando, James Michener, and the Huston family, with bylines from Rolling Stone and Playboy to the New York Times He has spent his thirty year career getting tough subjects to truly open up and talk Now, in The Art of the Interview, he offers step by step instruction on all aspects of nailing an effective interview and provides an inside look on how he elicted such colorful responses as I don t like Shakespeare I d rather be in Malibu Anthony Hopkins Feminists don t like me, and I don t like them Mel Gibson I hope to God my friends steal my body out of a morgue and throw a party when I m dead Drew Barry I want you out of here And I want those goddamn tapes Bob Knight I smoked pot with my father when I was eleven in 1973 He thought he was giving me a mind extending experience just like he used to give me Hemingway novels and Woody Allen films Anthony KiedisIn The Art of the Interview, Grobel reveals the most memorable stories from his career, along with examples of the most candid moments from his long list of famous interviewees, from Oscar winning actors and Nobel laureates to Pulitzer Prizewinning writers and sports figures Taking us step by step through the interview process, from research and question writing to final editing, The Art of the Interview is a treat for journalists and culture vultures alike.

    DeviantArt Discover The Largest Online Art Gallery and DeviantArt is the world s largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts, allowing people to connect through the creation and sharing of art. Art Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts , expressing the author s imaginative, conceptual ideas, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power In their most general form these activities include the production of works of art, the criticism of art, the study of the history of art, and the aesthetic Art cyclopedia The Fine Art Search Engine The Artcyclopedia is an index of online museums and image archives find where the works of over , different fine artists can be viewed online. Art.Net also known as Art on the Net Also known as Art on the Net Join fellow artists in sharing art from the source, the artists themselves We are Artists helping artists come online to the Internet and the WWWeb Home The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world s largest and finest art museums Its collection includes than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe. Cleveland Museum of Art The CMA will host two days of programs celebrating love in all its forms, on Wed, , and Thu, Highlights include a CMALoveStory giveaway, a pop up Open Studio in the Ames Family Atrium, love inspired guided tours, self guided tours via the ArtLens App and featured artwork on the ArtLens Wall. Oxford Art Welcome to Oxford Art Online The gateway to Oxford s art reference works, including the peer reviewed, regularly updated Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists Includes over , articles that span ancient to contemporary art and architecture, as well as over , images of works of art, structures, plans, and artist signatures ArtCenter College of Design A Global Leader in Art and At ArtCenter College of Design, we prepare artists and designers to share their creativity with the world With a faculty made up of leading working professionals and successful alumni in various fields, ArtCenter is the realize your passion. We Make Money Not Art Kinshasa is a megacity with some twelve million inhabitants but barely any art market or art support Local artists have thus developed creative, DIY solutions to make the Mark Harden s Artchive Please consider one of these ways to support the Artchive Point offer fine art giclee printing for artists rated . out of .

    • [PDF] ↠ Free Read ✓ The Art of the Interview: Lessons from a Master of the Craft : by Lawrence Grobel Û
      304 Lawrence Grobel
    • thumbnail Title: [PDF] ↠ Free Read ✓ The Art of the Interview: Lessons from a Master of the Craft : by Lawrence Grobel Û
      Posted by:Lawrence Grobel
      Published :2018-08-21T10:21:54+00:00

    One thought on “The Art of the Interview: Lessons from a Master of the Craft”

    1. I read this to try and learn from those in the business of interviewing others how to become successful at interviewing others. I would like to help book bloggers learn how to make their author interviews more interesting.Larry Grobel interviews the super stars, and isn't afraid to tell you about it. Over. And over. And over. Name dropping and reminding you about it is his forte. But after excusing his braggadoccio you will find some legitimately valuable tips for newbies. They are basically:-re [...]

    2. Since my major is Journalism I saw this book at the library and thought maybe it would help me out a little bit for when I am writing a story for class. It helped a little bit but not that much.

    3. As a reporter, getting an interview right is paramount to a good story. While I found a number of tid bits in Grobel's "Art of the Interview," it predominantly talked about dealing with celebrities and their agents, which doesn't help as much when reporting on cops and government. The later half of the book is a series of Q & As with editors and others who have conducted interviews with celebrities. Tried to getting through it but lost interest, especially with a staunch lack of interest in [...]

    4. Interviewing has been part of my professional life for nearly 20 years, so I was looking forward to reading a book by someone who's been doing it twice as long, and with far more famous interview subjects than I tend to work with.But it wasn't too far into the book before I realized the same points were being made over and over and over, using scenarios with different famous people as examples. The book seems to be part memoir, part how-to, and doesn't really satisfy as either one. It's too repe [...]

    5. This book specializes in techniques the author developed to interview celebrities for profiles and, more lately, Q&As in glossy magazines. He teaches an interview seminar at UCLA for students who aspire to a variety of careers where they believe his skills would be useful: medicine, social work, business. Some of my favorite passages are his anecdotes about interviewing Brando and Pacino; excerpts from his interviews with Jesse Ventura and an LA prosecutor who believes a man should be the bo [...]

    6. From time to time I get obsessed with taking on a new career path. One of the most recent iterations of that was the idea of interviewing people full-time, all the time. It was helped a long when a friend gave me Stud Terkel's Working, which lead me to The Art of the Interview. Grobel doesn't shy away from the amount of work and preparation and research goes into the best interviews you read, and the book is all the stronger for it. For me, who is often responsible for guest interviews on talk s [...]

    7. Whoo boy.I read this book based on a recommendation from a colleague. We're both professional writers. I interview people for a living, he doesn't. I thought I would scoop up a tip or two at the very least, but as it turns out, I didn't learn anything other than the fact that the author is in love with himself and thinks making the same point for nearly 500 pages is the same as being incisive. You want to interview people? Here's what Larry recommends: Prepare. Really. That's it. Other than that [...]

    8. Sprawling compendium of advice and stories about doing celebrity interviews, which sound mostly horrific. For every piece of advice given, there's a contradiction elsewhere in the book, so you're left with: do whatever works to get the story. Excellent trivia: for example, I did not know that Alex Haley introduced the interview to Playboy, years before he wrote Roots. The crowdsourced advice from reporters was quite useful, the advice from editors less so. The back quarter of the book is a trans [...]

    9. Książka typowo poradnikowa, której treść skondensować można w dwóch zdaniach: zawsze się przygotowuj oraz mimo najszczerszych chęci wywiady nie zawsze się udają. Na plus zaliczyć można: wiele przykładów z przeprowadzonych przez autora wywiadów, rozdziały prezentujące opinie innych dziennikarzy na temat wywiadów, sporo anegdotek dotyczących gwiazd. Minusów jest jednak więcej: ego autora, nierozwinięte wątki chociażby i najgorszy – fatalna redakcja książki (osiem [...]

    10. Lots of great insight into how to conduct and plan for interviews for print, TV, etc. As I wanted to learn better interview techniques, Art of the Interview is a great starting point with lots of examples, but also marred by a bit of overindulgence. At many points it feels like Grobel is rambling, and when the book is spinning its wheels or repeating itself, I just felt the book could have been more succinct and not lose much because of it. But, AoTI is still enjoyable, especially for Grobel's t [...]

    11. God I love this. As someone who enjoys speaking to people and hearing their stories, and does it for a living too, I equally enjoyed reading about my craft. I went through this so fast, too fast, because I couldn't get enough. Grobel writes with so much clarity, intention and eloquence, it's easy to see why he would be the immediate choice of author to pen this topic. I've always wondered that if my house were to ever burn down and I could only take one book with me, which it would be. I think I [...]

    12. When you're conducting research for a nonfiction book, it stands to reason that interviews will be a part of that research. Grobel's book is a great help in learning how to interview others well, to make the best use of your time, and how to prepare beforehand. I'm glad I have this as part of my library so I can refer back to it.

    13. Some good tips, but could have been half the length. Most important thing when it comes to interviewing: preparation. The more you learn about your subject in advance (research, including reading prior interviews) the better your questions will be and more likely the subject will be to open up to you.

    14. I really don't give a crap about the celebrities he talks about interviewing, but the way he takes you behind the interviewing process definitely helped me improve my own interviewing skills as a journalist. If you are a journalist or even if you talk to people a lot as part of your job, this is a good book to pick up.

    15. I had to read this book for my journalism class. It was so incredibly dull I had to force myself to keep reading and turning the page. Aside from being boring nothing in the book was memorable less than a week after I had read the book I could not remember a single word of advice from it.

    16. This book is in a sense a huge pep talk, so it's good for people starting out in journalism. It's very entertaining (you learn crazy stuff about celebrities, and in that sense it's also distracting).

    17. If you can sift through the incessant name dropping and dirt dishing, maybe you can find some pointers on how to conduct a good interview. I personally wasn't able to, but knock yourself out.

    18. This is an important read for aspiring interviewers. Grobel has great tips on how to get the good stuff and how to write profiles even when you don't.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *