Yesterday, ESPN’s The Sports Reporters—holy shit! The Sports Reporters is still on?—featured wealthy fabulist Mitch Albom discussing the $950,000 settlement Florida State University paid to Erica Kinsman, the woman who accused Jameis Winston of raping her and later sued the university over its indifference to her…
Remember when Miley Cyrus twerked and we had big discussions on What It Meant? It seems like so long ago in internet time. Anyway, Mitch Albom used his Sunday column space to tackle this crazy newfangled twerking.
I'm gonna preface all this by telling you that I don't really watch baseball, nor do I particularly care who won the AL MVP award. But the beauty of reading a terrible Mitch Albom column is that you don't HAVE to know much about anything, because Mitch will always deliberately know less than you. Mitch writes for a…
Mitch Albom, America's favorite fun-sized poetastering fabulist, decided to use his Sunday column space in the shrinking Detroit Free Press to whine about America's service workers in the haughtiest fashion possible.
Hey, kids — Mitch Albom has some advice for you! And here it is!
Of a guy he doesn't much like, Posnanski writes: "Mitch Albom inspired me to become a sportswriter. Mitch Albom inspired many of my friends to become sportswriters....[H]e is one of the most influential sportswriters in the history of American newspapers."
In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like Dave Kindred, who the other day threw some heat at Mitch Albom's bean and gave us moderate hope that the sportswriting establishment isn't completely out to lunch.
Mitch Albom says he might write a book about sports some day. You know, if he can manage to squeeze his day job into the down time between TV appearances and production meetings. He's got a lot on his plate.
In addition to being a very successful author for Oprah's army and a person who was a classically trained journalist at a prestigious institution, Mitch Albom moonlights as a rock star dwarf. [Mental Floss]
Back when we were rehearsing on this here site, trying to talk the overlords into Gawker Media into the notion that a sports blog might not be a terrible idea, one of our first posts was about Mitch Albom's little ethical lapse at the Detroit Free Press. The surprise to us at the time was less than Albom had pulled…
Diminutive, exploiter of dying old men-novelist and Detroit Free Press "columnist" Mitch Albom jumped up on a stack of a phone books in order to impart some moral judgment about sad recruitment faker Kevin Hart. Albom, pumped full of rock star ego thanks to Oprah Winfrey's fanbase embracing him like their…
Those of you who hate Mitch Albom, be advised — your reason for living has returned. After a five-month layoff, the blog Mitch Albom is a Terrible Writer has returned — full of vim, vigor and gleeful contempt for its subject, the author and columnist for the Detroit Free Press. Excerpt:
Even though we wrote about it recently, we still can't stop thinking about that time Mitch Albom made up a bunch of stuff and turned it in as a column. Like, we're still supposed to read him after that.