January 27, 2009

Book deal for Sports Illustrated editor: "The Lost Dogs"

"A good listener, Jonny helps Calvin feel more comfortable reading aloud." [Photo by Deanne Fitzmaurice for SI.]

This just in from the Bad Rap blog: Sports Illustrated's Jim Gorant, whose cover story on the Vick dogs made us all very happy, has landed a book deal:
Jim Gorant – the Sports Illustrated Editor/writer and author of “Fanatic: Ten Things All Sports Fans Should Do Before They Die”, has signed a deal to write “THE LOST DOGS.”

The book is being billed as an inspirational account of the rescue and “adoption” of Michael Vick's abused pit bulls.
Read the rest of the announcement here. Who could have imagined it? And all because some brave souls said to PETA, the HSUS and their media sycophants, "No. We will not stand by while you lobby for good dogs to be killed."


Donna said...

Thanks Luisa. It seems someone jumped the gun on this. Gorant told us by phone that he has not signed a deal yet, but is working out terms. It sounds like it will go thru, but he was a little embarrassed that news leaked before he'd made contact with his contacts. No worries, we're just happy that it wasn't a weird dream. Hooray to Vick Dog traction!

Donna said...

(By the way, you can get rid of the annoying word verification thingy by contacting blogspot and asking them to make it go away.)