Success By The Sporkful: We Spoke With Podcaster, Author, And TV And Radio Host Dan Pashman

Dan Pashman’s success story involves a little heartbreak, a lot of show cancellations, a few layoffs and a unique idea involving a deep love of delicious food. It also took perseverance, as five years ago he was hosting a podcast from home and today his podcast is on WNYC radio, he is starring in a showContinue reading “Success By The Sporkful: We Spoke With Podcaster, Author, And TV And Radio Host Dan Pashman”

Huckberry Founders Andy Forch And Richard Greiner Ski Volcanoes, Fish Crater Lakes, And Run A Popular Lifestyle And Apparel Site

Andy Forch and Richard Greiner started the lifestyle and apparel site Huckberry in their apartment in 2011. They wanted to focus on people like themselves, who are interested in the outdoors, but aren’t extreme explorers. They offer quality products for a short amount of time at a discount, everything from Fjällräven winter coats, to Gerber knives,Continue reading “Huckberry Founders Andy Forch And Richard Greiner Ski Volcanoes, Fish Crater Lakes, And Run A Popular Lifestyle And Apparel Site”

Will Leitch On His Career, Founding Deadspin, And Whether He Still Reads The Comments

Will Leitch is best known as the founder of Deadspin, the incredibly influential Gawker sports blog started in 2005. He left Deadspin in 2008 for New York Magazine where he is now a contributing editor. He’s also a senior writer for Sports On Earth, and has contributed to The New York Times, Esquire, The Atlantic, GQ, Bloomberg Businessweek, FastContinue reading “Will Leitch On His Career, Founding Deadspin, And Whether He Still Reads The Comments”

Will Leitch Talks With Us About Keeping Everything In Perspective

For Part 2 of our Q & A with writer Will Leitch, we got a bit more philosophical. Leitch and I discussed how to get ahead in an industry saturated with writers, but we also discussed the state of modern discourse. Leitch is known as a fairly centrist figure in a world that is veryContinue reading “Will Leitch Talks With Us About Keeping Everything In Perspective”

Buffalo Bills Quarterback EJ Manuel Talks With Us About Overcoming Adversity, The Reward Of Charity Work, And Yes, His Florida State Seminoles

EJ Manuel is a quarterback for the Buffalo Bills and a former Florida State Seminoles star. Manuel helped bring the Seminoles back to college football prominence, and he was a first round draft pick in the 2013 NFL draft. For now, Manuel is backing up Kyle Orton, but he is continuing to work hard each day toContinue reading “Buffalo Bills Quarterback EJ Manuel Talks With Us About Overcoming Adversity, The Reward Of Charity Work, And Yes, His Florida State Seminoles”

Fitness, Faith, And Fulfilling Your Dream: Jimmy Pena, Author Of The PrayFit Diet

When you lose the job you love, the one you’ve had for eleven years, the one that took you to Los Angeles, and the one that connected you with the biggest names in your industry, you’re allowed to sulk for a few weeks. But Jimmy Peña didn’t sulk for one second. Peña was let goContinue reading “Fitness, Faith, And Fulfilling Your Dream: Jimmy Pena, Author Of The PrayFit Diet”

Meet The Man Behind The Hit Blog The Art Of Manliness

When you start an extremely popular blog called The Art of Manliness, you tend to build a reputation for yourself that may be hard to live up to. “People have this idea that I’m this super manly, Ron Swanson sort of a guy. But I’m just this average guy with two kids and a wifeContinue reading “Meet The Man Behind The Hit Blog The Art Of Manliness”

Spencer Hall, Founder Of Every Day Should Be Saturday And Editorial Director Of SB Nation

Spencer Hall is a successful blogger and one of the most fascinating people to follow on Twitter (@edsbs) because of his irreverent takes and comedic observations about life and his favorite sport: college football. For almost a decade he has been running Every Day Should be Saturday, a college football blog he started with aContinue reading “Spencer Hall, Founder Of Every Day Should Be Saturday And Editorial Director Of SB Nation”

Rob Baker Makes Guitars Look Like Everything From AK-47s To Slurpees And It’s Not Even His Full Time Job

If one of the coolest moments of your life involves a guitar shaped like a Slurpee and the House of Blues, you know that you’ve chosen an interesting hobby. For Rob Baker, a custom guitar maker from Richardson, Texas, the above scenario actually included 13 Slurpee shaped guitars and involved the band Bowling for Soup,Continue reading “Rob Baker Makes Guitars Look Like Everything From AK-47s To Slurpees And It’s Not Even His Full Time Job”

Tom Patterson, Founder Of Tommy John, Dreams Of A Wedgie-Free World

Tom Patterson had a problem. It’s one that at the time was nameless, but it affected men the world over: Excess Fabric Gut. He was tired of undershirts that would come untucked inside of dress shirts and cause this strange bunching up around the bellybutton. So he decided to do something about it. He foundedContinue reading “Tom Patterson, Founder Of Tommy John, Dreams Of A Wedgie-Free World”