Former Artforum critic Thomas Lawson, also profiled in the essay, felt like he got off the hook.
In 2004, Buzzell was profiled in Esquire magazine's "Best and Brightest" issue and has since contributed frequently.
Friedersdorf said he recently profiled former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson and liked his “aversion to self-promotion.”
1650s, "a drawing of the outline of anything," from older Italian profilo "a drawing in outline," from profilare "to draw in outline," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + filare "draw out, spin," from Late Latin filare "to spin, draw out a line," from filum "thread" (see file (v.)). Meaning "a side view" is from 1660s. Meaning "biographical sketch, character study" is from 1734.
profile pro·file (prō'fīl')
A side view of an object or a structure, especially of the human head.
A formal summary or analysis of data, often in the form of a graph or table, representing distinctive features or characteristics.