November 7, 2016: I am the world’s worst interviewer—just ask the great Tippi Hedren. I interviewed her by telephone in September, and the transcript that I made shows that I barely let her get a word in edgewise. But what she managed to squeeze in informed my piece about her, which has just come out in V magazine and which I wish hadn’t been reduced to 500-odd words due to a last-minute space crunch. Fortunately, the piece will eventually live in its 1,500-word version online. I recommend either or both, and I promise that neither version contains too much Nell.

November 23, 2016: Hey, look! Here’s the long-form version now!