All posts by: Jon Finkel

My Recently Uncovered 6th Grade Rap Honoring the Late 80s Red Sox

We’ve moved a bunch of times and occasionally when I need something in the garage I’ll find myself fishing through an old box of stuff that my parents sent me... Read More

My D-Day Extended Reading and Viewing List

If you haven’t read Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose about D-Day make it the next book on your list. I could write 2,000 words on why it belongs... Read More

Three Smart Things I Learned from Publishing Legend Joe Weider

If you’ve read Men’s Fitness, Shape, Muscle & Fitness, Flex or used a Weider piece of gym equipment or taken a Weider supplement or watched a Mr. Olympia show you... Read More

Why The ’99 MLB All-Star Game Will Always And Forever Be My Favorite

I Was There I think attendance is imperative to claiming that a specific sporting event is your favorite of all time. In this case, the ’99 Major League Baseball All-Star... Read More

6 Days, 5 Hotels, 3 Colleges, 2 Road Closures and 1 Dog: A Photo Diary

THE BACKGROUND This fiasco happened in 2014 when I was moving to Dallas from South Florida. I took a road trip with my dog to meet the movers at the... Read More

Guillermo the Great: Jimmy Kimmel’s Sidekick Discusses His Improbable Rise From Parking Lot Security Guard To Late Night TV Star

Guillermo Rodriguez is the man. He’s the man who wrestled Matt Damon in a bit plugging The Bourne Ultimatum. He’s the man who convinced Channing Tatum and Bryan Cranston to... Read More

4 Fitness Tactics Men Can Borrow from US Presidents

You don’t have to want to be president or even care much about politics to learn something from the men who became leaders of the free world. While researching my... Read More

My Five Favorite Biographies on the Founding Fathers

Joseph J. Ellis and Richard Brookhiser are my literary version of ’03-’04 Manny and Big Papi when it comes to US history. They knock every single book out of the... Read More

Wrote, Spoke, Streamed

This installment of ‘Wrote, Spoke, Streamed’ includes all the stuff I was involved with this week in one place on my blog. It’s a media buffet of Finkel. Enjoy! Every... Read More

Wrote, Spoke, Streamed

This installment of ‘Wrote, Spoke, Streamed’ includes all the stuff I was involved with this week in one place on my blog. If it’s helpful, I’ll do it every Friday.... Read More