Let Us Now Praise Famous Men is now, in retrospect, a classic work, an exercise in pure, declarative humanism. It will read true forever.
— David Simon talking about James Agee and Walker Evans’ Let Us Now Praise Famous Men in GQ is 1200ish words of perfection. It’s not online yet, unfortunately. The Alexander Skarsgard interview is fairly hilarious and worth a read, too, partially because I think Sweden is an underrated funny country.