Jon Finkel is the award-winning author of Hoops Heist, The Life of Dad, Jocks In Chief, The Athlete, Heart Over Height, “Mean” Joe Greene and more. His books have been endorsed by everyone from Mark Cuban and Tony Dungy to Spike Lee, Kevin Durant and Chef Robert Irvine. He has written for GQ, Men’s Health, Yahoo! Sports, The New York Times and has appeared on CBS: This Morning, Good Morning Texas, and hundreds of radio shows, podcasts and streams.
One’s a tale of fries, the other’s a story of flyes. One serves Shamrock Shakes, the other protein shakes. One offers to sell you a Big N’ Tasty, the other to get you big and toned. But despite these differing goals when it comes to their clientele, the brainchildren of Ray Kroc and Joe Gold […]
Written by: Jon Finkel THE OPEN Don’t call it a comeback!!!* Oh, man. Has there ever been a more definitive, powerful declaration to start a song? Ever? Have the first five words of a song ever been sung with more anger/purpose/built-up rage? Have the first five words of a song ever said so much in […]
Tuesdays. 3pm. Mr. Greene’s house. I jokingly referred to it as “Tuesday’s with “Mean” Joe”. That was the standing time and location that I sat with one of the most iconic figures in sports history to discuss his life for our book, “Built By Football”. We met every week for about four months and it […]
Hey! To paraphrase Jay-Z, you could have visited any website or blog in the world and you’re visiting mine. I appreciate that. Here’s a little bit about me: I’m a husband and father and ocean swimmer and a guy with a sweet garage gym. I grew up in Boston (mostly), but we moved around a […] Read More about Meet Jon Finkel