Jon Finkel Talks Fatherhood, His New Macho Man Book & More

Jon Finkel sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. He shares the values he looks to instill into his kids. In addition he shares the life lessons his kids taught him. After that we talk about his new book, Macho Man: The Untamed, Unbelievable Life of Randy Savage. Jon talks about the life of Randy Savage and his impact in the wrestling world and pop culture. Plus Jon shares a very cool story where he bonded with his daughter on a road trip he took with her to do research on his book. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About Jon Finkel 

Jon Finkel is the award-winning author of 1996: A BiographyHoops HeistThe Life of DadJocks In ChiefThe AthleteHeart Over Height“Mean” Joe Greene and more. His books have been endorsed by everyone from Mark Cuban and Tony Dungy to Spike Lee, Kevin Durant and Chef Robert Irvine. He has written for GQMen’s HealthYahoo! SportsThe New York Times and has appeared on CBS: This MorningGood Morning Texas, and hundreds of radio shows, podcasts and streams. Jon was recently profiled in The New Yorker about the awesome community he’s built around his Books & Biceps newsletter. They describe him as “a gym rat’s Reese Witherspoon.” Follow Jon on Instagram and Twitter at @Jon_Finkel. Pick up his latest book, In addition go to his website, for more on Jon and his books. 

About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.

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