Sat Jun 3
158 West 72nd Street
New York, NY 10023
InspiredWordNYC, one of New York’s most popular indie performance series, Presents Fun, Games & Outrageousness: Stories by 4 Old-School NYC Sports Journos.
Formerly of NY1, Budd Mishkin is currently a news anchor for 1010 WINS and WCBS Radio. He is the creator/host of the podcast “Before The Cheering Started with Budd Mishkin," and has interviewed everybody imaginable, including iconic NYC athletes Mark Messier, Walt Frazier and Patrick Ewing.
Allan Kreda has been a sports journalist for more than three decades, working for the AP and Bloomberg News, and helping launch the lifestyle magazine Athletes Quarterly. For the past decade. he has been covering the Rangers and Islanders for the New York Times. He is the foremost expert on the late Yankee legend Thurman Munson.
Wallace Matthews has been a sportswriter, columnist, radio host and television analyst for the past 40 years. He is the only living sportswriter to have hit the grand slam, writing for the New York Times, the New York Post, the New York Daily News and Newsday. He has made friends and enemies in many sports and was once threatened with death by Mike Tyson. He also once completed a Saturday New York Times crossword puzzle in seven minutes while covering a football game.
Mike Geffner is a retired sports journalist who has published countless stories in USA Today, Details, The Sporting News, Cigar Aficionado and The Village Voice. He has interviewed everyone from former President Nixon to Kareem Abdul Jabbar to Dennis Hopper and has been acknowledged seven times by the annual anthology The Best American Sports Writing. He is the founder/producer of InspiredWordNYC.
Advance Tickets: 20.00 At the Door: 25.00
Approx Runniing Time: 120 Minutes
Please Note: the venue has a 2-beverage minimum per person