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Those Guys Have All the Fun: Guts the Dialect Birth B Deliver of ESPN
By James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales

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Audio CD
Publisher: Hachette Audio; Intact copy (June 28, 2011)
Intercourse: English
ISBN — 10: 1609410750
ISBN — 13: 978-1609410759
Duration: 27 hours 57 Minutes
64 kbps mp3 - Lossy

Reserve About this rush:
Hebdomedary Rendezvous: May 24, 2011
It began, in 1979, as a mad picture of starting a approach to televise village sporting events throughout the status of Connecticut. Today, ESPN is arguably the most prominent network in video receiver information, spanning eight channels in the Unites States and around the dialect birth b deliver. But the guts scoop of its activate has never been fully told-until now.

Monochrome upon over 500 interviews with the greatest names in ESPN«s information and an All-Act aggregation of some of the world»s finest athletes, bestselling authors James Miller and Tom Shales take us behind the cameras. Now, in their own words, the men and women who made ESPN noble carouse the secrets behind its attainment-as well as the many scandals, rivalries, off-veil battles and triumphs that have accompanied that ascent. From the little-known producers and trade visionaries to the most venerable faces on video receiver, it's all here.

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«Those who toil in the trade of humour will absorb the reserve...[readers are] granted the affectionate of behind-the-scenes access that sports media junkies are hardly ever given...» ( Richard Deitsch )

«Those Guys Have All the Fun is a de rigueur peruse for sports fans who wonder how a fired hockey weathergirl used a $9,000 credence car-card headway to start a broadcasting empire that changed what we think about sports and how we vision them.» (Denver Stick Woody Paige )

«Packed with diverting stories of unpleasant people and crabby behavior....[Those Guys Have All the Fun is] offers a nuanced look at ESPN, does some top-cut TV-biz reporting on the originally days of the energy, and offers compelling behind-the-scenes stories...[It is] a serious, moving, short scoop of toil.» (Amusement Weekly Rob Brunner )

«A communiqu: what goes onto the TV veil turns out to be just the put-on tip of an iceberg of crabby backstage theatrical short scoop. Miller and Shales must be extraordinarily proficient interviewers, because their subjects are surprisingly upfront and na and willing to dish and slag....[They are] passable at zeroing in on a debacle and getting everybody embroiled with to weigh the end of the reserve you're amazed at the cut between the disorder behind the scenes and the relatively sycophantic end output.» (Just The Same From Time To Time Lev Grossman )

«Fascinating and compulsively readable.» (Brick Up Alley Tabloid Tim Marchman )

«A fascinating little-machine-that-could libel of riches, power and the originally days of video receiver.» (Cleveland Blunt Jobber Clint O?Connor )

«As enthusiastically anticipated by sports junkies as a Chicago Cubs championship, [Those Guys Have All the Fun] provides painstaking details on how a nutty picture concocted by a pater-son collaborate developed into a tag importance more than the NHL, MLB and NBA combined...Shales and Miller function to form a page-boy-turning record about the concluding dysfunctional workplace» (Minneapolis Act Tribune Neil Justin )

«...Perhaps the most anticipated reserve in sports media information.» (Newsday )

«Those Guys Have All the Fun delivers a agony of a narrative...[and] an prominent toil of journalism. Easing interviewees into such plenty that they said what they did on platter confidentially is an colossal feat for Miller and Shales.» (Lot Daniel Roberts )

«This bonus for sports fans has a arrangement of characters that is jumbo and varied.» (New York Times Janet Maslin )

«What a scoop: larger-than-subsistence personalities, salacious natter, backstabbing and corporate trickery set against the backdrop of the activate of video receiver as an trade and cultural force....The quotes spring seamlessly, and the voices are original and vibrant...The perspicacity and amount of the interviews turn over a complete it not only the ultimate account of ESPN's first three decades but one of the best books yet on how shaped American culture.» (Hollywood Gentleman Andy Lewis )

«A rollicking glimpse behind the guys and gals who humour around at ESPN, America's sports church. Amen.» (Publishers Weekly )

About the Authors

James Andrew Miller is the designer of Event in Arrange: Guts the Senate and Spend from New York. He has also written for the New York Times, Subsistence, the Washington Stick and Newsweek. His various positions in video receiver allow for Elder President In of «Anderson Cooper 360» and President VP of Creative Programming at USA Network. He lives in Bucks County, PA.

Tom Shales won his Pultizer Accolade for video receiver condemnation in the Washington Stick. He is the designer of On the Air!, Legends, and Spend from New York, and has written for publications such as Esquire, Man About Town, Subsistence, To, among others. He lives in McLean, Virgina.

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