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Buzz Bissinger

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  • Authors in L.A.: Buzz Bissinger, Richard Ford and Joe Pantoliano

     
    The writer Buzz Bissinger, who appears in Pasadena on Tuesday (details below), has one of those names that feels made up for a superhero comic book. Over the years, however, the quality of his work has made him one of......
  • Penn State, front and center, on "Face The Nation"

     
    The Penn State conversation never ends. It's the type of story that sells because it involves the fall of power and an icon and because no one, and I mean absolutely no one, saw the depths of this story coming a year or 10 months ago. So there's the added...
  • Sandra Day O’Connor on ‘Face the Nation’; Dick Cheney preview on ‘This Week’

     
    The guest list this weekend on Sunday morning programs: ***Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor talks to CBS' “Face the Nation.” The program starts at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. The program also looks at whether Penn State can...
  • The case against college football

     
    I love college football. It's by far my favorite sport to watch and to obsess over. But I must say that my former colleague Buzz Bissinger has a good point in this essay: Football only provides the thickest layer of......
  • Saturday, June 2, 2012

    5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong  5:05 a.m.  Orion checks in with Herb Teichman at Tree-Mendus Orchards in southwest Michigan to get an update on the orchard & grape crops. Herb says apples survived the April...
  • Friday, June 8, 2012

    5:30 - 9 a.m.  Jonathon Brandmeier 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  John St. Augustine in for  Mike McConnell 9:05 a.m.  ‘We’re going to need a bigger boat’ is one of most recognizable movie lines in history.  Hear the story behind it when Jaws...
  • June 8: Author - Buzz Bissinger, Father's Day

    June 8: Author - Buzz Bissinger, Father's Day
    Buzz Bissinger To purchase a copy of the book: Father's Day: A Journey into the Mind and Heart of My Extraordinary Son Events: Saturday, June 9 1:45 p.m. Printer's Row Book Festival Sunday, June 10 2:00 p.m. Anderson's Bookshop 123 W. Jefferson...
  • LIONEL: More Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Would Be An Insane Response to Penn State Scandal

    LIONEL: More Mandatory Child Abuse Reporting Would Be An Insane Response to Penn State Scandal
    [Ed.] As was to be expected a host of instant child abuse experts are mindlessly clamoring for more mandatory child abuse reporting that they think would be just a swell idea in response to the Penn State child abuse scandal. The National Coalition of...
  • Larry Mendte Is Linsane

    Larry Mendte Is Linsane
    Jeremy Lin is the biggest story in sports and is on the verge of becoming an international superstar. He is an only-in-America story. Lin played high school basketball in Palo Alto, California and did not get a single scholarship offer our of high...
  • Will Leitch breaks story about himself: It's over . . . soon

     
    Will Leitch just announced he is leaving as editor of Deadspin later this month. Wow. I'm not shocked, given the shelf life he predicted for himself when I first interviewed him 16 months ago, but still . . . How......
  • Will Leitch farewell festivities ongoing at Deadspin

     
    All kinds of stuff going on at Deadspin this Friday afternoon for Will Leitch's farewell. A new editor (A.J. Daulerio)! An interview with Buzz Bissinger! Assorted tributes to Will! Too much for individual links. Just go over and check it......
  • Bob Costas turns from blogosphere to baseball

     
    Commack's own Bob Costas was kind enough to invite me to his latest sports-related town hall meeting, which debuts on HBO Wednesday night and focuses on various aspects of the national pastime. I politely declined, because I have other plans......