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Pat Jordan doesn't mess around

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Inky_Wretch, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    A.J. Daulerio posted a brief Q&A with Jordan on Deadspin ...

  2. GBNF

    GBNF Active Member

    Welp, I think I have a new favorite writer. Can't wait to grab the book.
  3. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Reminds me of Elaine Benes' father.

  4. There's testosterone all over the floor.
    In the photo, he looks like Brian Fantana.
  5. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    Based on Jordan's photo, I guess being an "authentic man" means posing menacingly with guns.

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  6. henryhenry

    henryhenry Member

    if he's such a man, why doesn't he do real journalism...

    has he ever been in a war zone?
    ever done an investigative expose?
    dug into public records?
    developed a police or court source?

    mr. tough guy writes profiles about athletes...from the safe distance of features...never has to deal with the day-to-day job-on-the-line battle for news

    can you imagine steve fainaru, who won a pulitzer for his iraq coverage, being so puffed up with himself...

    can you imagine mark fainaru-wada and tj quinn being so self-impressed...pat jordan couldn't carry their jockstraps

    this guy is completely and utterly lacking in humility...which comes through in his writing...full of pompous judgments

    by the way, where was pat jordan before balco - where was he on the steroids story - if he's mr. truth seeker where was he?

    then he wants to 'profile' canseco five years after the fact...what a blowhard...
  7. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    Maybe he couldn't make it through the metal detector at the airport.
  8. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Well, these days he is an author and not a newspaper reporter.
  9. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    He writes magazine pieces.
  10. Appgrad05

    Appgrad05 Active Member

    Chuck Norris is scared of Pat Jordan. Just ask Pat Jordan.
  11. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Well-Known Member

    Too bad Meg Ryan didn't get Russell Crowe to mix it up with stepdad Pat. Would have been fun.
  12. Billy Monday

    Billy Monday Member

    He's not a beat writer, nor an investigative projects reporter. He's a magazine profilist, and he is damn good at it.
    Not all writers have the same journalistic mission.
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