Contest is a joy. When Genosko takes us along to the ring, the arena or the pool his passion for the games is right there. A given in a sports book, maybe – but the joy comes when he leaps from boxing to philosophy, from the blueline to nationhood. I loved it. – David Gutnick, CBC RadioWith his engaging brand of sharp intelligence and infectious wit, Gary Genosko stakes a valid claim for sports writers in the realm of cultural theorists. Whether he’s taking on the malevolent cuteness of Olympic gymnastics, or taking on task pesudo-intellectual readings of SI’s Swimsuit Issue, Genosko is one writer who’s not going to pipe down (as so he aptly puts it) while the dumb inherit the earth – Teri Bostian, Senior Editor, SportsJones.comA sinewy romp through the atatomy of sports; a fulfulling read for discerning sporting minds.
December 17, 2020