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Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Q & A with “Benchwarmer” Author Josh Wilker

Josh Wilker, the author of “Cardboard Gods,” one of the best-ever baseball books not necessarily about baseball, is back with another memoir.  This time, it chronicles his first year as a new father, and the insecurities (and joys) therein.  “Benchwarmer” presents his son Jack’s first year, while also detailing, in almanac form, the annals of all-time benchwarmers/sad sacks. Its not the easiest subject matter to traverse, as Wilker lays his first-time fatherhood neuroses and raw emotions out for all to read. There are of course, moments of joy as his son grows, but there are also many moments of wrenching angst. Its not a book you’ll finish in a day or so, but you WILL want to finish it. It will be worth it, especially if you are a parent and especially if you are new to parenthood.

Jim Furtado Posted: May 19, 2015 at 09:41 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

An Interview With Voros McCracken: DIPS Pioneer — Uncle Charlie’s WheelhouseUCW

An interview with old buddy Voros McCracken. Looking good Voros!

Jim Furtado Posted: February 25, 2015 at 09:38 PM | 28 comment(s)
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