Jeff Pearlman

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Here’s the sitch …

• January 4, 2017: Talk Gunslinger on Cheesehead Radio. Link here.

• January 4, 2017: The Sports Bookie reviews Gunslinger. Link here.

• December 31, 2016: Lovely review from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Link here.

• December 20, 2016: Kind words from the Lemuria Blog. Link here.

• December 19, 2016: Gunslinger makes the onMilwaukee.com holiday gift guide. Link here.

• Dec. 15, 2016: Gunslinger named one of the year’s top sports books by SportsNet. Link here.

• Dec. 6, 2016: Gunslinger named a finalist for the 2017 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing. Details here.

• Dec. 5, 2016: Q&A with Jon Hart of Stadium Journey. Link here.

• Nov. 28, 2016: Featured as one of the Top 10 books on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel gift guide. Link here.

• Nov. 24, 2016: Interview on Seth Davis’ podcast. Link here.

• Nov. 23, 2016: Interview with Myles Dannhausen, Jr. of the Door County Pulse. Link here.

• Nov. 20, 2016: Sports Illustrated reviews Gunslinger in Scorecard section. Writes: “Comprehensive and readable; it’s chock-full of stories gleaned through 573 interviews; even better, it provides a sense of the man.”

• Nov. 19, 2016: Paul Lebowitz of FanRag Sports reviews Gunslinger. Link here.

• Nov. 18, 2016: Gunslinger included on SI.com MMQB holiday gift guide. Link here.

• Nov. 18, 2016: Appear with Zach James on ESPN’s Quad Cities affiliate. Link here.

• Nov. 18, 2016: Appear on Sportscasters podcast with Steve Bennett. Link here.

• Nov. 17, 2016: This guy reviews Gunslinger and doesn’t hate it. Link here.

• Nob. 16, 2016: Rob Vanstone of the Regina Leader-Post writes of Gunslinger: “The 448-page book is a page-turner, as is everything written by Pearlman.” Link here.

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• Nov. 16, 2016: Appear on the No Huddle podcast with Brian Webber and Kordell Stewart. Link here.

• Nov. 16, 2016: Profile in Putnam Daily Voice. Link here.

• Nov. 14, 2016: Gunslinger reviewed by Christian Fuentes of the Two Point Conversation. Link here.

• Nov. 11, 2016:  Profiled by the Mahopac News, my hometown paper. Link here.

• Nov. 10, 2016: Talk Gunslinger on CBS Sports Radio’s Damon Amendolara Show. Link here.

• Nov. 10, 2016: Gunslinger reaches its second week on the New York Times’ best-seller’s list, hitting No. 13.

• Nov. 10, 2016: Piece on Poynter website on the process of writing Gunslinger. Link here.

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• Nov. 10, 2016: To the Top Talk with Jamie Arrington. Link here.

• Nov. 9, 2016: Same 8 Questions Q&A. Link here.

• Nov. 9, 2016: Sit-down interview with Fox 6’s Tim Van Vooren. Link here.

• Nov. 7, 2016: Excerpt from Gunslinger appears on The Post Game. Link here.

• Nov. 7, 2016: Appear on 103: The Edge. Link here.

• Nov. 7, 2016: On The Sporting Life with ESPN’s Jeremy Schaap. Link here.

• Nov. 6, 2016: Q&A with The Tennessean. Link here.

• Nov. 6, 2016: Q&A with Rich Ehisen. Link here.

• Nov. 6, 2016: Review from Off Hiatus Baseball calls Gunslinger, “as interesting portrait, and it is a good read.” Link here.

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• Nov. 4, 2016: Signing and talk at Barnes & Noble, 2498 Oneida Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin. Article here.

• Nov. 4, 2016: Q&A with Aaron Nagler of Packers News. Link here.

• Nov. 4, 2016: Q&A with The Beat. Link here.

• Nov. 4, 2016: Bob & Brian Podcast. Link here.

• Nov. 4, 2016: Appear on WBAY morning show to talk Gunslinger (at 5:50 am). Link here.

• Nov. 3, 2016: Signing and talk at Titletown Brewing Co.’s Tap Room, 320 N. Broadway, Green Bay. Details here.

• Nov. 3, 2016: Appear with Andy McDonnell on Green Bay television. Link here.

• Nov. 3, 2016: Appear on 102.9—The Hog. Link here.

• Nov. 2, 2016: Appear on Otto Radio. Link here.

• Nov 3, 2016: Appear on 120 Sports. Link here.

• Nov. 2, 2016: Signing and talk at University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley; University of Wisconsin – Fox Valley; Communications Art Center, Rm 1229; 1478 Midway Road; Menasha, WI 54952. Details here.

• Nov. 2, 2016: Appear on The Morning Blend, WMTJ—Milwaukee. Link here.

• Nov. 2, 2016: Appear on Milwaukee 96.5 radio. They accidentally sent me to the producer’s house. Link here.

• Nov. 2, 2016: Appear on WOR Sports Zone Podcast. Link here.

• Nov. 2, 2016: Appear on Going Deep with Amani and Dave. Link here.

• Nov. 2, 2016: Article on my Elk Grove appearance. I’m an “autobiographer!” Link here.

• Nov. 1, 2016: Signing and talk at Elm Grove Library; 13600 Juneau Blvd; Elm Grove, WI 53122. Details here.

• Nov. 1, 2016: Q&A with On Milwaukee. Link here.

• Nov. 1, 2016: Green Bay Press Gazette on Gunslinger. Link here.

• Oct. 31, 2016: Profile for Milwaukee Public Radio. Link here.

• Oct. 28, 2016: Appear on Fox Sports 910: Richmond. Link here.

• October 27, 2016: Talk Gunslinger on The Chris Mannix Show. Link here.

• October 27, 2016: Arizona Sports Talk. Link here.

• October 27, 2016: AOL Sports calls Gunslinger “must read.” Link here.

• October 27, 2016: Interview with ESPN affiliate in Washington, D.C. Link here.

• October 26, 2016: Appear with Mike Hlas on his Gazette podcast to talk Gunslinger, writing. Link here.

• October 26, 2016: Talk Gunslinger on 940—WINZ Radio, Miami. Link here.

• October 25, 2016: Talk Gunslinger on the Red Light Sports District. Link here.

• October 25, 2016: Talk Gunslinger with Locked on Packers podcast. Link here.

• October 25, 2016: Deadspin runs an excerpt of Gunslinger. Link here.

• October 25, 2016: The Chicago Tribune reviews Gunslinger, calling it, “a big, sprawling biography.” Link here.

• October 25, 2016: Q&A with Josh McPeak of Fansided. Link here.

• October 25, 2016: Gunslinger released. Everyone buy 700 copies! Quick!

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• October 24, 2016: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Gary D’Amato reviews Gunslinger, calls it, “terrific … It’s not only a page-turner, but it’s built on a foundation of solid journalism by an author who has a background as a newspaper reporter.”

• October 24, 2016: Live in-studio appearance on The Michael Kay Show. Link here.

• October 24, 2016: Live in-studio appearance on New York’s Daily News Live. Link here.

• October 24, 2016: Taped appearance on SI Now with Maggie Gray.

• October 24, 2016: Live in-studio interview on Kilmeade & Friends—FOX News Radio (scheduled for 10:30 am).

• October 24, 2016: Live in-studio interview on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football (scheduled for 9:40 am).

• October 23, 2016: Interview with Milwaukee’s WTMJ. Link here.

• October 23, 2016: Q&A with Andrew Hammond of Fansided. Link here.

• October 21, 2016: Jim Higgins of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reviews Gunslinger. Writes Higgins: “What does “Gunslinger’ offer the Wisconsinite who has read a gazillion words about Favre over the past decades? A perspective outside the Packerland bubble, for one. He also delivers detailed reporting on aspects of Favre’s life that we tend to dismiss in a line of background.”

• October 19, 2016: Appear in studio on The Herd with Colin Cowherd. Link here.

• October 18, 2016: Former USA Today scribe Larry Weisman reviews Gunslinger. Writes Weisman: “As we head toward the middle of a middling NFL season, let yourself glory again in the rebuilding of the Packers and Titletown, the stardom of Favre and the fun that all was. Let Pearlman be your guide.”

• October 18, 2016: Talk Gunslinger on the Mike Heller Show. Listen here.

• October 18, 2016: Talk Gunslinger on ESPN Radio, Albany. Listen here.

• October 18, 2016: Sports Illustrated runs excerpt on Brett Favre’s lost season in Atlanta. Link here.

• October 17, 2016: Talk Gunslinger on the Mike Lindsley Show. Link here.

• October 15, 2016: In New York Post, Mike Vaccaro calls Gunslinger, a “terrific biography” that “captures [Favre] perfectly, imperfections and all.” Link here.

• October 15, 2016: Sam Farmer of Los Angeles Times on Gunslinger. Link here.

• October 14, 2016: Appear on Jim Rome’s show to talk Gunslinger. Link here.

• October 14, 2016: Bleacher Report runs first excerpt from Gunslinger—concerning the awkward relationship between Brett and Aaron Rodgers. Link here.

• October 11, 2016: Gunslinger reviewed by Chris Kristofco of Titletown Sound Off. “Gunslinger captures the truly legendary moments in a way that no one has before … [it] captures every part of Favre’s career, revealing stories and anecdotes that have not been told before, at least not all in one place. It captures who Brett Favre is. It captures his personality and how, despite his obvious faults and shortcomings, his infectious leadership and humor (even if unbelievable crude and fart-based) drew men to him in the locker room.”

• October 5, 2016: Appeared at the Orange County Register Book Club monthly event in Huntington Beach, CA. Drank four glasses of water while begging the 33 in attendance to buy my books and feed my kids.

• October 2, 2016: Early reviews of Gunslinger. Publishers Weekly says Pearlman “strips away Favre’s grown-up-kid mythology while reveling in his unlikely, turbulent path to iconic status.” Library Journal says, “Pearlman proves to be a good match for his subject and creates a compelling work.”

• Sept. 30, 2016: Gunslinger featured in the Publishers Weekly gift guide. “Skilled sports biographer Pearlman brings his dogged, one-more-phone-call approach to this massively enjoyable book on Brett Favre, the gambling, cannon-armed quarterback whose talent and boyish enthusiasm brought the Green Bay Packers back to hallowed relevance in the mid-1990s.”

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Past stuff of note from 2014:

• February 21: Los Angeles Times publishes glowing review of Showtime.

• February 24-27: Panelist on The Jim Rome Show on CBS Sports Network.

• February 27: Time Warner Cable website runs glowing review of Showtime.

• February 28: In-studio interview with Fox Sports West.

• March 1: Q&A about Showtime with Los Angeles Daily News.

• March 2: Q&A with The Big Lead.

• March 3: The Jim Rome Show (radio), 12:40 Eastern.

• March 4: Release date of Showtime, my biography of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers.

• March 4: Appeared on the Dan Patrick Show.

• March 5: Appear on Morning Joe, MSNBC.

• March 5: The Herd with Colin Cowherd, ESPN Radio, 12:20 pm.

 • March 5: Yahoo! Sports Radio, 1:30 pm.

• March 5: Interview with NBC ProBasketball Talk.

• March 5: The Nation’s Dave Zirin on Showtime.

• March 5: Appearance on CBSSports.com.

• March 5: NBA.com Hangtime podcast.

• March 6: Crowd Goes Wild on FS1.

• March 8: Pro Basketball Talk podcast.

• March 11: Conduct 18 back-to-back radio interviews for Showtime.

• March 12: Appear on Keith Olbermann’s show on ESPN2. Clips here, here, here, here and here.

• March 13: Gelf Magazine Varsity Letters event. Full event interview here.

• March 14: Q&A with L.A. Magazine.

Los Angeles Times best seller list. March 23, 2014.

Los Angeles Times best seller list. March 23, 2014.

• March 14: Slate Magazine writes on Showtime.

• March 18: Interview with GQ’s Peter Schrager.

• March 18: Interview with  of Hoops Analyst.

• March 19: Boston Globe reviews Showtime.

• March 19: Matt McQueeny’s Awesome podcast.

• March 23: Showtime debuts at No. 11 on the New York Times best seller list.

March 23: Showtime debuts at No. 2 on the Los Angeles Times best seller list.

• March 30: Showtime spends its second week on the New York Times best seller list.

• March 30: Showtime drops to No. 3 on the Los Angeles Times best seller list.

• March 30: Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post writes of Showtime: “Jeff Pearlman is as good a storyteller as we have in the business of sports writing, so if he’s going to write a book about the Showtime Lakers, I’m going to read every syllable about the Showtime Lakers. You should, too.”

• April 12-13: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.

• April 23: Profile in Tablet Magazine.

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Once again, Jeff Pearlman has produced an exhaustively researched, elegantly written book that re-creates one of the most colorful and memorable teams of the modern era. No basketball fan's bookshelf will be complete without it.

— Seth Davis, author of Wooden: A Coach's Life