[This is part of Shawn Blanc’s blast from the past idea where you link to an old post that is still great.]

This is my last past blast for the day and it is one of the best articles I have ever read.

Gay Talese:

When his voice is on, as it was tonight, Sinatra is in ecstasy, the room becomes electric, there is an excitement that spreads through the orchestra and is felt in the control booth where a dozen men, Sinatra’s friends, wave at him from behind the glass.

It is an article about how to be cool, how to have respect and so much more.