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Macho Man : The Untamed, Unbelievable Life of Randy Savage [eBook]

Finkel, Jon2024
Oooohhh yeahhhh! Macho Man: The Life of Randy Savage is the sensational, definitive biography of the WrestleMania headlining, Spider-Man fighting, Slim Jim snapping, minor league baseball playing American original: Randy Savage. Savage, a WWE wrestling hall of famer, was an A-list celebrity who sat atop the entertainment universe for much of the '80s and '90s. His outfits were as flamboyant as anything worn by Liberace, Elton John, or Prince. His charisma surpassed Hulk Hogan's and is rivaled only by "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and The Rock. His millions of fans are more loyal than followers of any sports team. Macho Man starred in cartoons, was featured on lunchboxes, sold a slew of action figures and toys, was in multiple video games, guest starred on Baywatch, Mad About You, and Walker, Texas Ranger, and made multiple appearances on iconic '90s talk shows. He supported a myriad of kids' charities, emceed Christmas events at hospitals for George Steinbrenner, played minor league baseball with Pete Rose, was the Harvard Lampoon's "Real Man of the Year," and held his family's wrestling legacy above all else. With catchphrases and a voice still imitated by millions to this day, and with his GIFs reaching hundreds of millions of views on social media, the Macho Man is a transcendent figure who led an extraordinary life. Featuring interviews with everyone from Savage's neighborhood friends to his high school teammates to minor league teammates, tons of wrestlers and even extras on Spider-Man, Jon Finkel writes the definitive biography of "Macho Man" Randy Savage. Jon Finkel is the award-winning author of 1996, Hoops Heist, The Athlete, "Mean" Joe Greene, and more. Mark Cuban, Spike Lee, Robert Irvine, and Kevin Durant have endorsed his books. He lives in Florida. Sales and Market Bullets - FAN ENGAGEMENT: Jon Finkel's announcement of Macho Man: The Life of Randy Savage on Twitter had excellent engagement, and he has dozens of major spots lined up for promotion, from ESPN personalities to hit podcasts, popular radio shows, major newspapers, blogs, and social media interviews. Finkel's Twitter generates 2M to 4M impressions per month, along with Instagram and Facebook accounts that add up to over 30k followers. His weekly Books & Biceps newsletter has over 3k subscribers as well. - ENDORSEMENTS: Jon Finkel has published ten books and written for GQ, Men's Health, Yahoo! Sports, and the New York Times, and his books have been endorsed by Mark Cuban, Tony Dungy, Spike Lee, Robert Irvine, and Kevin Durant. He has also appeared live on CBS This Morning, Good Morning Chicago, Good Morning Texas, and hundreds of podcasts promoting his books. - BEHIND-THE-SCENES ACCESS: Jon Finkel spoke to everyone from Randy Savage's neighborhood friends, his high school teammates, his minor league teammates, and peer wrestlers to extras on the set of Spider-Man (2002). He also spoke extensively with Savage's brother and best friend, Lanny Poffo, before his untimely passing.
[United States] : ECW Press, 2024.Made available through hoopla
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