logo-consumer  “Shocking” says Publishers Weekly

“The strength of the book lies in her refusal to sugarcoat her . . . conclusion.”

For the entire review, click here.


Time Magazine spotlights Fanaticus in its View section:




Sports Illustrated recommends Fanaticus in its Twittable Reviews calling the book a “searching inquest into fan misbehavior”



Salon writer Steve Almond asks why sports fans love to brawl, smash and set things on fire. Read the whole post.



When Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times wanted to know why violence in the stands and online rage is spreading, he turned to Fanaticus to help him understand. Read the whole story here.



After Blue Jays’ fans misbehaved, the Sun newspaper chain which is published across Canada turned to Fanaticus for some answers. Click for the story.

The San Jose Mercury News included Fanaticus in its roundup of Book by the Bay.

Jerry Barca of Forbes.com writes that “the book is a deeply reported, fast-paced read delving into the psychology, sociology, history and future of sports fans’ behavior. It has the outrageous fan anecdotes you know and plenty of others that you probably can’t believe actually exist.”   Read his extended interview with me.

San Antonio Express-News columnist Roy Bragg wanted to know why fans lash out on social media.

I penned this essay for CNN.com on why parents who place most of their identity into kids’ athletic success are a recipe for aggression.  Read the whole thing here. Learn why it makes good business sense for the pros to care about unruly parents at youth sports.

Joe Blundo of the Columbus Dispatch devotes a column to Fanaticus



Click here for espnW’s Fanaticus excerpt

Fox_Sports_LogoInterview with Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports: How #FSUTwitter and other rabid fan bases become so vicious

The Toledo Blade welcomed Fanaticus to town with this coverage