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Jamie Reidy (born March 31, 1970) is an author, screenwriter and Huffington Post blogger.
An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer. More broadly defined, an author is "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created.
A screenplay writer, scriptwriter or scenarist, is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs and video games, are based.
A blog is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (posts). Posts are typically displayed in reverse chronological order, so that the most recent post appears first, at the top of the web page. Until 2009, blogs were usually the work of a single individual, occasionally of a small group, and often covered a single subject or topic. In the 2010s, "multi-author blogs" (MABs) emerged, featuring the writing of multiple authors and sometimes professionally edited. MABs from newspapers, other media outlets, universities, think tanks, advocacy groups, and similar institutions account for an increasing quantity of blog traffic. The rise of Twitter and other "microblogging" systems helps integrate MABs and single-author blogs into the news media. Blog can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog.
After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1992,he served with distinction as a U.S. Army officer. He then spent nine years in pharmaceutical sales with Pfizer and Eli Lilly and Company.
The University of Notre Dame du Lac is a private Catholic research university in Notre Dame, Indiana. The main campus covers 1,261 acres (510 ha) in a suburban setting and it contains a number of recognizable landmarks, such as the Golden Dome, the Word of Life mural, the Notre Dame Stadium, and the Basilica. The school was founded on November 26, 1842, by Edward Sorin, who was also its first president.
An officer is a member of an armed forces or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.
Pharmaceutical sales representatives are salespeople employed by pharmaceutical companies to persuade doctors to prescribe their drugs to patients. Drug companies in the United States spend ~$5 billion annually sending representatives to doctors, to provide product information, answer questions on product use, and deliver product samples.
His first book HARD SELL: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman offers a self-deprecating look at the life of a drug rep, climaxing in his selling Viagra. Fox 2000 produced the film Love & Other Drugs based on the book. Reidy’s second book BACHELOR 101: Cooking + Cleaning = Closing is a cookbook/lifestyle guide for single guys.
Love & Other Drugs is a 2010 American erotic romantic drama comedy film directed, produced and co-written by Edward Zwick, based on the non-fiction book Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman by Jamie Reidy. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway, who originally starred together in Brokeback Mountain; Oliver Platt, Hank Azaria, Josh Gad and Gabriel Macht also star. The film was released in the United States on November 26, 2010, received mixed reviews from critics and grossed $103 million.
His second book, A Walk's As Good As A Hit was published by HumorOutcasts Press in 2013
On the Huffington Post, he maintains a blog that contains nothing political.
Reidy has appeared live on CNBC's Power Lunch, Squawk Box and Closing Bell, and on CNN's In The Money.
CNBC is an American pay television business news channel that is owned by NBCUniversal Broadcast, Cable, Sports and News, a division of NBCUniversal, with both being ultimately owned by Comcast. Headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, the network primarily carries business day coverage of U.S. and international financial markets; following the end of the business day and on non-trading days, CNBC primarily carries financial and business-themed documentaries and reality shows.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American news-based pay television channel owned by WarnerMedia News & Sports, a division of AT&T's WarnerMedia. CNN was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner as a 24-hour cable news channel. Upon its launch, CNN was the first television channel to provide 24-hour news coverage, and was the first all-news television channel in the United States.
Jamie Lee Haden-Guest, Baroness Haden-Guest is an American actress, author, and activist. She made her film debut in 1978, starring as Laurie Strode in John Carpenter's horror film Halloween. The film established her as a "scream queen", and she went on to appear in a string of horror movies throughout the early 1980s, including The Fog, Prom Night and Terror Train. She reprised the role of Laurie Strode in four sequels, including Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) and Halloween (2018).
Rudy is a 1993 American biographical sports film directed by David Anspaugh. It is an account of the life of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, who harbored dreams of playing football at the University of Notre Dame despite significant obstacles. It was the first film that the Notre Dame administration allowed to be shot on campus since Knute Rockne, All American in 1940.
Radley Balko is an American journalist, author, blogger, and speaker who lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and writes about criminal justice, the drug war, and civil liberties for The Washington Post. Balko has written and published several books including The Rise of the Warrior Cop and The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist.
HuffPost is an American news and opinion website and blog, with localized and international editions. The magazine is edited from a liberal political perspective. It was founded in 2005 by Andrew Breitbart, Arianna Huffington, Kenneth Lerer and Jonah Peretti. The site offers news, satire, blogs, and original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women's interests, and local news.
Michael R. Isikoff is an American investigative journalist who is currently the Chief Investigative Correspondent at Yahoo! News. He is the co-author with David Corn of the book entitled Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump, published on March 13, 2018.
Richard Frederick "Digger" Phelps is an American former college basketball coach, most notably of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish from 1971 to 1991. For 20 years, from 1993 to 2014, he served as an analyst on ESPN. He got the nickname "Digger" from his father, who was a mortician in Beacon, New York.
Keenan Hall is one of the 30 residence halls at the University of Notre Dame. It located on North Quad in front of the North Dining hall, between Zahm and Stanford Halls. Keenan Hall shares the building and the chapel of the Holy Cross with its twin dorm Stanford, and it was built in 1957. Its mascot is the Knight, and its colors are blue and white. It leads the Notre Dame halls by number of Hall of the Year titles won, and it hosts a number of the most popular events on campus, such as the Keenan Revue and Muddy Sunday.
Wayne Vernal Millner was an American college and professional football player who was known for his clutch play as an offensive and defensive end for both the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and for the National Football League's Washington Redskins.
Rebecca Eckler is a Canadian writer of columns and blogs about motherhood, and is author of two books on the same subject, Knocked Up: Confessions of a Hip Mother-to-Be (2004), and Wiped! Life with a Pint-Sized Dictator, (2007), neither well reviewed. As of 2016, she has authored five further, that latest of which is The Mommy Mob: Inside the Outrageous World of Mommy Blogging (2014). Her writing has elicited controversy, e.g., at her blogging about her decision to leave her 10-month old infant to join her fiancé for the duration of a celebrity golf tournament in Mexico. Responses to her book and other writings have frequently included assessments of writing from privilege, shallowness and immaturity, and self-justification of non-traditional decisions.
Firedoglake was an American collaborative blog that described itself as a "leading progressive news site, online community, and action organization." Established by film producer Jane Hamsher in 2004, Firedoglake served as a platform for Hamsher, other writers and commenters to engage in debate and activism. Hamsher shut down Firedoglake on August 1, 2015, citing health reasons, and announced that all posts would be archived at Shadowproof.
Dawn Eden Goldstein is an American Roman Catholic author and journalist who was formerly a rock music historian and tabloid newspaper headline writer. Under the pen name Dawn Eden, she has also written books on topics concerning faith, sexuality, and spiritual healing.
Marcy Wheeler is an American independent journalist specializing in national security and civil liberties. Wheeler publishes on her own site, Emptywheel, established in July 2011. She has reported on United States v. Libby and the investigation of President Donald Trump's possible connections to Russia, among other national security matters.
Robert Greene is an American author known for his books on strategy, power, and seduction. He has written six international bestsellers: The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law, Mastery, and The Laws of Human Nature.
Ann Marie "Ree" Drummond is an American blogger, author, food writer, photographer and television personality who lives on a working ranch outside of Pawhuska, Oklahoma. In February 2010, she was listed as No. 22 on Forbes' Top 25 Web Celebrities. Her blog, The Pioneer Woman, which documents Drummond's daily life as a ranch wife and mother, was named Weblog of the Year 2009, 2010 and 2011 at the Annual Weblog Awards.
Vincent J. Guadagnino is an American reality television personality and actor. He is best known for his time on MTV's Jersey Shore.
Orgasm Inc. (2009) is the first feature documentary by award-winning director Liz Canner. It premiered at the Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival.
Blog del Narco was a blog that attempts to document the violent incidents and characters involved in the Mexican Drug War that never make it to government reports or the mainstream media.
Tracey Jackson is an American author, blogger, screenwriter, film director and producer.
Jamie Bartlett is a British author and journalist, primarily for The Spectator and The Telegraph. He is a Senior Fellow at Demos and was the Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media at Demos until January 2019.