Brian Shields Interview

June 6th, 2009 by Lewis Frumkes


wwe-encyclopediaGet to know Brian Shields, a talented and charming young man who has written a New York Times best-seller in the form of an Encyclopedia of The World Wide Wrestling Federation. Were you ever curious about how just old Hulk Hogan really is, or how tall? Or who in real-life is the most intimidating physical specimen of all the fabulous professional wrestling chracters? Shields answers these and a thousand other questions you’ve always had about your favorite television warriors. And what about Vince McMahon? Is he truly a business genius and a billionaire? Find out in our interview or read Brian’s book.

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Harry Hurt III Interview

January 11th, 2009 by Lewis Frumkes


hurt-yourselfLike the late George Plimpton Harry Hurt III does participatory journalism, often risking his neck riding polo, or risking his dignity for example dancing with the New York City Ballet. His many articles for the New York Times have been collected into a delightful book called Hurt Yourself. I talk with Harry about his life in journalism, and his views on life. He is a very cool character.

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