January 25, 2009

on any given sunday

Between now and next (Superbowl) Sunday, you need to read The Atlantic’s profile of Bob Fishman, a director for CBS Sports.

“Ready eight [Lewis from a fresh angle]. Take eight! Ready four [Manning trotting back out to the field]. Take four! Ready five [a field shot from ground level]. Take five! Ready … aaah … eight [Manning from another angle]. Take eight! … Ready fou—five [another shot of Lewis]. Take five! Ready three [play-by-play camera]. Take three. Nice shot, Pat!”