“One of the great passions of my life is horse tracks and everything connected with them. I’ve been known to spend an entire day at a track in a fever of pleasure without betting a dime.” Harry Crews wrote … [Read more...] about Riders Up!
It seems like every moment of the life of Ernest Hemingway has been disected and examined and fictionalized in print and on screen, and there doesn’t seem to be any end to the flow of material. Today, the film “Papa: … [Read more...] about Harry and Hemingway
University of Georgia Press and A Cappella Books present Ted Geltner, Michael Connelly, & Special Guests
FREE admission. More details TBA!
Wrecking Bar Brewpub @ The Marianna
292 Moreland Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA … [Read more...] about May 18th | 6:00pm – 9:00pm |
A Night of Harry Crews|
BLOOD, BONE, AND MARROW Launch Party
Wrecking Bar Brewpub
North American Sports Society for Sport History
Ted Geltner will be speaking on the "Sports and Media" panel.
Topic: “I was Standing There All the While: Jim Murray and the Rise of Sports in Los … [Read more...] about May 29th | 10:30am
NASSH Sports Convention
The movie “Elvis & Nixon,” starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey, opens today (at least it does here in Gainesville. The film is about a bizarre 1970 incident in which Elvis Presley arranged a meeting and went to … [Read more...] about Elvis and Harry
Last weekend, while I was in Los Angeles for the Santa Anita Derby, I got a chance to take a tour of the Paramount Studios lot. Our tour guide shared a story about Charles Bronson, who also happens to be the subject of … [Read more...] about Bronson Avenue
Yes, that’s Chevy Chase on the cover of Esquire 39 years ago – he’d just left “Saturday Night Live” to star in “Foul Play” with Goldie Hawn. On page 54 of that very same issue, Esquire’s “Grits” columnist Harry Crews … [Read more...] about A Gator Tale about Gator Tail
The legendary author and poet Jim Harrison died last week at the age of 78. Harrison was another member of the “next Hemingway” club, a hard-living, up-by-the-boot straps author who had gargantuan appetites for wine, … [Read more...] about Jim Harrison, 1937-2016
Harry Crews died four years ago today. As you might expect, Harry was still writing until the very end. His health was deteriorating greatly, but he was in the middle of a novel that he said would be the best thing he … [Read more...] about Harry Crews died four years ago today
Getting your drugs is easy. In many countries it is legal to purchase medicines and medical products from properly authorised on-line pharmacies, with a prescription where necessary. Buying online consumers enjoy a … [Read more...] about Getting cheap generics is easy.