Top of the Stack
When Doc Ellis said he was going to mow down the Cincinnati Reds he wasn’t kidding.
The Front Page
“We never win any ball games but we have some interesting discussions.”
“I used to think if I ever won the title the hardest part would be over. When you’re just one of the pack you want what somebody else has, but when you win the title everybody wants what you have.“
Ain’t no half-Steppin’.
“It doesn’t matter how a musician spent his vacation or who his wife is or how many times he was beat up. You need to hear how it gets expressed in the music. My life is manifested in my art. Listen to the music, man.”
Star 80 and the death of a centerfold.
The end of an era.
What Becomes a Legend Most?
Photographers have different wiring inside their brains. They see and measure things very differently from those who write, and expose themselves to greater peril.
“I don’t feel that when people pay $5 for a movie ticket, all they’re entitled to is what I give them on the screen.”
The King of Late Night.
Sally Kempton’s Second Act.
Carol Leland was looking for a sign. Her body battered and broken, she needed to know that her suffering wasn’t in vain. And that her God had not abandoned her.