Pop biographies aren’t often seen as worthwhile reading. But there’s a lot you can learn from them about the struggles our heroes face, as well as our own. Today, Ted Kluck and I discuss this and much more in the latest episode of Reading Writers.
In this episode, you’ll hear:
- The benefits of reading pop biographies;
- Me gaffing on the name of Felicia Day’s book (sorry, Felicia!);
- Why Ted doesn’t have time for bad books;
- JD Salinger’s swagger; and
- What I really think about the Happy Rant Podcast’s theme music. (Because, clickbait.)
A few of the books and resources discussed in this episode
- Facing Tyson by Ted Kluck (see more books authored or co-authored by Ted here)
- You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day
- High Fidelity by Nick Hornby
- Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
- Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleed by Paul Trynka
- The Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons
- The works of JD Salinger
And because Ted is not on the social medias, be sure to visit his website at tedkluck.com.
Who will be on the next episode of Reading Writers?
Next week, Jared Wilson joins me on the show to talk about Unparalleled, and lots more.
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