Happeningness is irrelevant. A thing may happen and be a total lie; another...– Tim O’Brien - “How to Tell a True War Story”
How To Get Someone To Confess
Ron Rosenbaum reveals documentarian Errol Morris’ trick, which he picked up while working with a private eye: It wasn’t a blackjack-, brass knuckles-type thing. “It went like this,” Morris explained. “He’d knock on a door, sometimes of someone not even connected to the case they were investigating. He’d flip open his wallet, show his badge and say, ‘I guess we don’t have to tell you why...