Parts of a series of interviews with John Updike. First interview is about his interest in visual art and his experience drawing. He comments on cartoons and modernism. After a long pause in footage, there is a discussion between Updike and Lydon, while the cutaways are being shot. The second interview is about Eastern European writers, during which he mentions Danilo Kis, Bruno Schulz, and Milan Kundera. Tape ends with an extended shot of Updike's book "Just Looking." part 1 of 2.