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Sneed Work

Miscellaneous work by Sneed.

Check out these sweet business cards Katie made me

My wife is Katie, and Katie's got skills. Here are my new business cards that she designed.
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Prescription: Music

When nothing else works, a Queens University program proves that sound might be the most effective medicine.
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2013 Recap

First: Thanks a TON for reading. You’re rockstars, alla ya. I’ll make this quick. Super exciting news: I signed a book deal in late 2013. Details on that are available here. Other exciting news: BrandonSneed.com has, if you haven’t noticed, gotten a complete overhaul and is taking on a new editorial direction that actually has some...
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My 2014 projects.

I’m at my best when I’m busy. Which is good, because 2014 is going to be a heck of a year.
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Why I Self-Published THE EDGE OF LEGEND

The story behind my first book, THE EDGE OF LEGEND, and why I switched it from traditional publishing to publish it myself.
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The SneedCast Episode 001: Jorma Taccone

I talk with Jorma Taccone about how he made it in Hollywood, and more fun stuff.
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A conversation with Jorma Taccone

Jorma Taccone (center) was cool enough to hop on the phone with me for more than an hour last week.
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Someone interviewed me about writing and ‘Death of a Ballplayer’

I like to interview people around here, something I'm sure you're aware of by now--but I've never really been interviewed, at least not in-depth about my writing process and whatnot. Until this week. Jeff Kirshman covers the Oaklands Athletics for MLB.com, and he wanted to ask me some questions about SB Nation story "Death of...
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Ryan O’Hanlon Went To The Most Dangerous City in the World and Lived to Do This Interview About It

  Ryan O'Hanlon is an editor at Outside magazine. He's also an excellent dude and writer. He recently went to Honduras — specifically, the city of San Pedro Sula — to cover the U.S. men's soccer team's World Cup qualifier. For ye unknowing folk (like myself pre-RO'H-coverage), San Pedro Sula, Honduras, is, according to a...
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Chris Jones on Dueling With GQ Writer Chris Heath for the Zanesville Zoo Story

Been getting lots of questions from folks about where exactly to read about Esquire‘s Chris Jones “salting the earth” in trying to outduel rival GQ writer Chris Heath while reporting on his Zanesville Zoo story. Here is that portion of the interview. If you want to read the full interview, it was published here on...
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Who Kenny Powers Is Based Off Of, Whether He Could Beat Up Ricky Vaughn, the Sport Danny McBride is Actually Good At, and How He Learned To Pitch

Danny McBride didn't know how to throw a baseball when he started filming for the cult HBO comedy Eastbound & Down. For the uninformed: McBride plays the salty-mouthed, mullet-wearing burned out pitcher many believe is modeled after notorious former Atlanta Braves closer John Rocker. I was lucky enough to snag an interview with McBride for...
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Learning from Meadowlark

One of the greatest things that happened for me this year is that I've re-learned what it means just to enjoy life. I think that a big part of rediscovering that happened when I interviewed Meadowlark Lemon awhile back.
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‘We’re Just Praying Cuts Are Done’: A Few More Things About Life As A Minor League Yankee

Krames and PopsWelcome to the fourth installment in a new feature here at brandonsneed.com: "A Few Things About ...", in which we explore awesome things people are doing. (And, yes, I am sort of ripping off Esquire's format for "What I've Learned," where we remove the questions and just leave the answers. But hey, it's one of...
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‘There’s No Rules With the Amish, That’s Part of the Problem’: A Few Things About Blogging Awesomely in Amish Country, with Bryan Allain

Bryan Allain is the latest fascinating individual to be featured here in the new brandonsneed.com series "A Few Things About..." He's excellent at blogging and hiding under laptops. He graciously agreed to talk blogging, sports (as the former author of the now-nonexistent Prayers For Blowouts blog), humor, Amish people, and why he keeps blogging even...
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‘My Life Had Been A Party All Over The World’: A Few Things About Getting Clean and Sober Without The 12 Steps

Welcome to the second installment of "A Few Things About", an interview series with fascinating characters, exclusive here at brandonsneed.com. Evan Morgenstein recently tweeted that he had been clean and sober for a full year. This is remarkable for two reasons: one, his life revolves around giving people a good time, and people have that good time...
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Surviving Wildfires, Part 4 of 4

Christian lives in Amarillo, TX. She's also one of my wife’s best friends. For the past couple weeks, the area’s been just crushed by wildfires. Last week, she and her husband were forced to evacuate their home with flames devouring their neighborhood. Their story will be shared here in four installments over the next four...
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Surviving Wildfires, Part 3 of 4

Christian lives in Amarillo, TX. She's also one of my wife’s best friends. For the past couple weeks, the area’s been just crushed by wildfires. Last week, she and her husband were forced to evacuate their home with flames devouring their neighborhood. Their story will be shared here in four installments over the next four...
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