Every media outlet in the country has been begging for this interview. The skeptics (Dick Wheeler) said it couldn’t be done.
“Why would he e-mail you? You’re a blogger. ”
Acclaimed author, personal hero (&, cross our fingers, maybe new thechickenhawk1 twitter follower) Buzz Bissinger, *sat down with Max Steingrout:
TCH- Are you Lone Nut, Conspiracy or Indifferent?
Buzz- Lone anger nut.
TCH- Where were you/ what were you doing when JFK was killed? How did you hear?
Buzz- I was at school in New York City in 4th grade. An assembly was called and a teacher told us and sent us home.
TCH- Las Vegas, love it or leave it?
Buzz- Love it for three days. Most creative architecture in America. Getting into craps. Losing my shirt.
TCH- How are we going to save America?
Buzz- Kill the greed thru public pressure and regulation. Do whatever it takes to find alternative sources of energy. Get out of Iraq and Afghanistan. Make every American read a book a month. Ban all television except HBO and Showtime and sports. Save newspapers.
TCH- Greatest success?
Buzz- Raising three fabulous children thru thick and thin. Making Will Leitch famous because of Costas breakdown.
TCH- Biggest disappointment?
Buzz- Making Will Leitch famous because of Costas breakdown. Not getting more money for Friday Night Lights television show.
TCH- Internet, fad or here to stay?
Buzz- Totally here to stay.
TCH- Do you still hate blogs?
Buzz- Not as much. Most do suck. But there are more good ones than I thought. Totally into Twitter.
TCH- Do you hate our blog?
Buzz- You’ve had quite a life Max. Love the Vegas stuff. Admire the honesty. Sorry it didn’t work out. Now teach me fucking blackjack. All the best to you.