The best IT portrait by way of interview that I have read this year is the one by Darryl Taft with Marc Fleury, the boss (or the subordinate boss) of JBoss. This is what fiction writers call delicious. Fran, open but also exposing the complexities that is the marriage of two different Open Source cultures. And an Open Source organization in RedHat that is under recent and unrelenting attack from Oracle, Microsoft, BEA, etc. Check it out here.