Jamie Reidy

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Jamie Reidy (born March 31, 1970) is an author, screenwriter and Huffington Post blogger. [1]

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After graduating from the University of Notre Dame in 1992, [2] he served with distinction as a U.S. Army officer. [3] He then spent nine years in pharmaceutical sales with Pfizer and Eli Lilly and Company.

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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.

<i>Love & Other Drugs</i> 2010 film by Edward Zwick

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.

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References

  1. Jamie Reidy Blogger Profile Huffington Post
  2. Jamie Reidy profile University of Notre Dame website
  3. Confessions of a Viagra Salesman Newsweek. November 24, 2010