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Wright Thompson On The Costs Of Greatness Throughout History

Wright Thompson On The Costs Of Greatness Throughout History

Update: 2023-06-031
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Ryan speaks with Wright Thompson about his work studying the convergence of sports and culture, the evolution of society in conjunction with people’s emotional regression, why history is less distant than we think it is, and more.

Wright Thompson is an author and journalist who covers the intersections of sports and culture. Thompson has written for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine on topics like auto racing, MMA, bullfighting and more. Thompson wrote The Cost of These Dreams: Sports Stories and Other Serious Business and recently released the New York Times bestselling Pappyland: A Story of Family, Fine Bourbon, and the Things That Last. Wright’s work can be found on his website www.wrightthompson.com, and on Instagram @wrightthompsonbooks.

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Brandy C.

Stoicism is so interesting, unlike dudes stroking it to the sound of their own voices, which is what the first 20 minutes of this sounded like. Gross.

Jun 3rd
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Wright Thompson On The Costs Of Greatness Throughout History

Wright Thompson On The Costs Of Greatness Throughout History