This week's guest is former Sports Illustrated writer, and New York Times best selling author, Jeff Pearlman. Jeff talks about the love/hate relationship he has with writing books, how he once hated, but now embraces his infamous 1999 interview with John Rocker, and that time he interviewed a Nazi.
Last week, around the time that Matt Lauer was being exposed as the sexual deviant du jour, I found myself asking the question of how, in 2017, sexual misconduct in the workplace could be so prevalent. I have worked in construction the past 15 years. It's a male dominated industry, and while there are women... Continue Reading →
Emmy Award winning TV producer Mike Avila stops by to talk about his SYFYwire.com docu-series "So Much Damage: The Oral History of Image Comics".
Back in high school, I worked for a major, New Jersey based supermarket chain. I worked there from the ages of 16-19. It was your regular after school job that consisted of bagging groceries, stocking shelves, and corralling shopping carts. I also made friends with some really cool people at that job, people I probably... Continue Reading →
With this year's baseball Hall of Fame class less than two months from being unveiled, a monkey wrench was thrown in the works, when Hall of Fame enshrinee and board member, Joe Morgan, urged the voters to continue their targeted efforts to keep steroid users from entering Cooperstown. Morgan insisted he was speaking on behalf... Continue Reading →
Most times when I talk about my childhood, I usually refer to my childhood dream being that one day I would be patrolling centerfield for my New York Mets. For the most part that's true, well at least partly. As a kid that never was allowed to play organized sports, for various reasons that aren't... Continue Reading →
College is meant not only to educate us, but also to open doors to things that we may normally have never been exposed to. It's probably why, for the majority of people, the college years serve as an epilogue for childhood, and a prologue to the inevitable drubbing the real world is waiting to give... Continue Reading →
I feel very strongly about amateur and youth sports. For much of the last 20 years, I have been involved in youth or amateur athletics in one capacity or another. I coached all three of my daughters and my two sons in basketball and baseball, respectively. After high school, I got to become a teammate... Continue Reading →
We are less than a week removed from the superbly fought bout between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin, and the controversial decision that ended the fight in a draw. By most accounts, including my own, Alvarez fought well, but not as well as Golovkin, who after slow start, out boxed Alvarez the rest of the... Continue Reading →
It's unbelievable that we're already approaching the first anniversary of Donald Trump's stunning election night defeat of then-Presidential favorite, Hillary Clinton. In that time, a lot has changed, and whether you voted for Donald Trump or not, it's hard to argue that this nation isn't more divided than ever.