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The Best of The Show: A Classic Collection of Wit and Wisdom
- "The Show" is the second most widely-read column in Sports Illustrated, after Rick Reilly, who will write one of the book's introductions. Sports Illustrated has over three million subscribers, the third highest magazine circulation in the United States, and is read by 23 million adults each week. - The Best Of "The Show" will appeal to fans of Rick Reilly's Life of Reil ...more
Published September 3rd 2007 by Grand Central Publishing
(first published May 13th 2005)
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Admittedly this book is not for everyone and it is, at this point, largely outdated. It is, however, a great read for fans of humor and sports, not separately but combined. The book is a collection of Scheft's "column" (essentially a list of sports-related jokes) in Sports Illustrated or ESPN Magazine. Scheft, a former writer for David Letterman, brings his quick-hitting humor to the sports stories of the day. As a former sportswriter I appreciated the refresher on past events as well as Scheft' ...more