Shea Serrano on Zion, Spike Lee and the Knicks and his upcoming book He touched on the play of Zion Williamson and why he is far and away the better player to RJ Barrett. Serrano's first work that drew national attention was his Houston Press piece on rapper Trae tha Truth's ban from a Houston radio station and the rapper's subsequent lawsuit against the station. SHEA SERRANO: (Laughter) What's going on? Serrano's third book Basketball (and Other Things) was published in October 2017. Serrano’s publisher, Abrams Books, had recently released Why I March, a book of photos from the post-inauguration women’s marches, edited by Serrano’s friend and book editor, Samantha Weiner. [24] The sales from “Post” helped seed the $20,000 Serrano put into the program and he said it motivated him to write more short fiction: “If all I have to do is write a short story and sell it, and then I can use the money I make from that to do this other cool thing, that’s reason enough to do it again.”[24], Serrano has an ardent following on his active Twitter feed, where "office hours are almost always open. [17] On 31 December 2017, former U.S. President Barack Obama mentioned Basketball (And Other Things) in a Facebook post describing his favorite books of the year. [13] In November 2017, it climbed to number one on The New York Times best-seller list for the sports and fitness category. armstrongleadership. I mean, I don't know. Serrano’s publisher, Abrams Books, had recently released Why I March, a book of photos from the post-inauguration women’s marches, edited by Serrano’s friend and book editor, Samantha Weiner. I have read most (if not all of) Serrano's books and collections of essays. 3,887 Likes, 92 Comments - Shea Serrano (@shea.serrano) on Instagram: “‪arturo and i made a new thing ‬// ‪it’s called WHERE DO YOU THINK WE ARE? [11] Grantland writer Molly Lambert saw the piece and passed it to her editors, who then invited Serrano to freelance for them. Remarkably, many of the book’s sales came entirely from grassroots social media self-promotion. Best picture ever! Shea Serrano is back, and his new book, Movies (And Other Things), combines the fury of a John Wick shootout, the sly brilliance of Regina George holding court at a cafeteria table, and the sheer power of a Denzel monologue, all into one. Now, Serrano is back with the second book in the series, “Movies (And Other Things),” which hit shelves this week. Shea Serrano is an American author, journalist, and former teacher. AD Serrano’s new book follows the same Q&A format as the previous one. He wanted to win. Serrano was born in San Antonio, Texas and grew up in the neighborhood of Valley Hi. ... Shea Serrano i think this is the only thing i’ve ever written that mentioned the bills lol 251d 2. After the team traded Hopkins to the Arizona Cardinals for David Johnson, he’s not doing so well. In his book, Shea takes his readers all the way back to when rap music/culture started and offers a timeline of the most iconic songs of each year to date since 1979. Shea Serrano loves the Houston Texans, and loves DeAndre Hopkins even more. I really enjoyed the process of the basketball book, and I like the way it was structured. The worst part is reminding them that they can’t play like they used to. He was formerly a staff writer for Grantland and has just unveiled an illustrated newsletter called Basketball (And Other Things) which you can subscribe to … [12], Serrano has also written for GQ, ESPN, LA Weekly, XXL, Rolling Stone, MTV, and Vice.[6]. 14w. On 21 December 2016, Serrano and his Twitter followers, colloquially termed the FOH ARMY, joined up to give a parking lot attendant who'd helped Serrano find his car at an airport a $3000 tip. [5], After graduating from college, Serrano moved to Houston, where he worked in construction before becoming a middle-school science teacher. [14] In March 2016, the book was optioned for a documentary series. Movies (And Other Things) is a book about, quite frankly, movies (and other things). 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[15] In September 2016, the book was listed by Billboard as one of the 100 best music books of all-time. "[3] Serrano's activity and humor on Twitter have earned a devoted following, nicknamed the FOH Army. | iHeartRadio. SHEA SERRANO: Once the basketball book came out and it did as well as it did, I knew that we were going to have the chance to do another book. SERRANO: That is the single most representative line in the book. 9w Reply. Two years later, in 2017, his book "Basketball (And Other Things)" reached No. [24] “Post: A Short Story of No Consequence at All” was published on July 15, 2020. Sometimes Shea Serrano sneaks away from his office in downtown San Antonio to go see a movie. On the morning of February 22, Shea Serrano, a staff writer at The Ringer, picked a fight with Donald Trump on Twitter.He didn’t do it for retweets or clicks or to amuse his friends. 1 of 9 Best-selling author Shea Serrano at his downtown office in San Antonio. 5 stars all day for Shea. Shea Serrano is what GRR Martin wishes he could be. hshepardp17. Williams played no fewer th… His previous book, The Rap Year Book, was also a New York Times bestseller, and is being turned into a documentary that will air on AMC in 2019. | iHeartRadio. Do you agree that that line - this is preposterous, but please treat it seriously - is kind of like a motto for the book? New episode of the podcast is up with special guest @shea.serrano: author of a book of essays about Scrubs entitled “Where Do You Think We Are?” Come laugh. 9w Reply. The Alamo City native’s new book, ‘Movies (and Other Things),’ releases Oct. 8. The Hollywood Reporter described the project as "a single-camera comedy...based on Serrano's life growing up in a family with five uncles who all have different perspectives on manhood. You have been so successfull in your published books “Bun B’s rap Coloring and Activity Book”, “The Rap year Book” and “Basketball (and other things). You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll buy another for your friends. [26] Intended to support aspiring writers, Serrano offered $3000 stipends and a month-long mentorship, saying, “Too often, talented writers are elbowed out of the game because they can’t afford to work an unpaid internship somewhere or they can’t afford to write for free for a few months somewhere to build up a portfolio.”[24] The series authors will retain the rights to their work as well as receiving a full designed digital version of their essay and placement on Serrano’s website. Do you like movies? His latest book, "Movies (And Other Things)" was released in 2019. SAN ANTONIO – In mid-February, I interviewed Shea Serrano, a best-selling author and sportswriter who grew up and still lives in San Antonio.. We spoke about a … Shea Serrano spent a lot of time working on his new book, and he really wants you – yes, you – to buy a copy. — Ten Illustrated Essays…” [30] On 9 March 2017, Serrano and company donated $12,539.87 to Planned Parenthood in recognition of International Women's Day. hi guys. Would disagree hard in 09 & 10, when even your mother had Luger beats and since we're still trying to shake the ghosts of Bricksquad past, plus also in 11 & 13. Serrano is a no. For those who don't know - Shea's a (hilarious) writer for The Ringer (and of Grantland). [28] Shea and Larami met in college in 2000 and were married in a hospital after Larami was hospitalized the day before their wedding. We Wanted to Know More. That’s really all that’s going on. He is best known for his work with the sports and pop culture websites, The Ringer and Grantland, as well as his books, including The Rap Year Book, Basketball (and Other Things) and Movies (and Other Things), all of which were The New York Times #1 best-sellers. Another banger from Serrano! If you answered yes to any of these questions, just go ahead and pick up this book. While much of his focus is currently on this Halfway Books endeavor and work on his own forthcoming book Rap (And Other Things) – the third and final book in a series that previously included the aforementioned Movies (And Other Things) and Basketball (And Other Things) – Serrano said that the excitement around Halfway Books motivates him to write another short story. big Grantland fan, shed a tear when it disappeared. Shea Serrano, welcome. He is best known for his work with the sports and pop culture websites, The Ringer and Grantland, as well as his books, including The Rap Year Book, Basketball (and Other Things) and Movies (and Other Things), all of which were The New York Times #1 best-sellers. He predominately wrote about hip-hop after noticing that the majority of the writers only wrote about rock music despite the fact Houston is a cornerstone of southern rap music.[3]. Shea Serrano's most recent book, Basketball (And Other Things), was, among other things, a #1 New York Times bestseller and selected by President Barack Obama as one of his favorite reads of the year. Book was good till it started requiring forethought and an analysis of where we are today in rap, which I think shea struggles with when seeing how grand narratives within the genre are playing out rather than have. 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[24][25] These collections, which continued his collaboration with Torres, were published as PDFs. His fans work almost as hard as he does to make it happen. His previous book, The Rap Year Book, was also a New York Times bestseller, and is being turned into a documentary that will air on AMC in 2019. . Shea Serrano discusses his book, the NBA's new All-Star Game format and more. Serrano's first book, Bun B's Rap Coloring and Activity Book, was published 17 September 2013. He is best known for his work with the sports and pop culture websites, The Ringer and Grantland, as well as his books, including The Rap Year Book, Basketball (and Other Things) and Movies (and Other Things), all of which were The New York Times #1 best-sellers. #sweetsforthesweet. He graduated from Sam Houston State University,[4] where he started as a criminal justice major but eventually earned a degree in psychology. “This article quotes someone purporting to be Shea Serrano saying, ‘I’m 5’7,” when we all know the real Shea Serrano is 6’3.’” The few extra imaginary inches bestowed upon Serrano by his legion of fans might’ve come in handy back when Serrano was a kid dreaming about playing point guard for his hometown team, the San Antonio Spurs. 9w Reply. already pre-ordered the book. This is going to sound very dorky, but: What I’m most interested in for our table at The Doctor Dinner is having a conversation that I otherwise could not get somewhere else. [24], The next Halfway Books are a series of five commissioned long-form essays on a hip-hop album of the writer’s choosing, beginning with Taylor Crumpton’s “Taylor Crumpton Considers Big Tuck’s Purple Hulk” on December 1, 2020. [36] On 8 December 2017, Serrano and the FOH ARMY donated $19,000 to The Children's Shelter in San Antonio. Shea Serrano on Zion, Spike Lee and the Knicks and his upcoming book . Book was good till it started requiring forethought and an analysis of where we are today in rap, which I think shea struggles with when seeing how grand narratives within the genre are playing out rather than have. Movies (And Other Things) is a book about, quite frankly, movies (and other things). Shea is also a New York Times bestselling author for 2015’s The Rap Year Book, which looks at the most important hip-hop song of each year from 1979–2014. Shea Serrano - The Ringer 252d 1 tweets. I have all of his books and bought this in … Volume 60%. Shea Serrano is an American author, journalist, and former teacher. Do you like art? Shea Serrano's most recent book, Basketball (And Other Things), was, among other things, a #1 New York Times bestseller and selected by President Barack Obama as one of his favorite reads of the year. Somebody get these guys some chocolate cake asap! There are seven traits that only the Walter Whites and Michael Scotts of the world possess, Bill and Shea fire up the 2015 action thriller ‘Furious 7,’ the seventh installment in the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise, starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, and Michelle Rodriguez, In an excerpted chapter from ‘Where Do You Think We Are?,’ Shea Serrano’s digital collection of essays about ‘Scrubs,’ he picks the TV and movie MDs who deserve a seat at the table. hshepardp17. There hasn’t been anything this beautiful since Selena (R.I.P.). Shea Serrano @SheaSerrano [37], Serrano lives in Houston, Texas with his wife, Larami Serrano, their three sons (nicknamed Boy A, Boy B, and the Baby), and their French bulldog Younger Jeezy. (I loved it, and you will too.) Author and NBA writer for The Ringer Shea Serrano joined the boys on OverDrive earlier today. The book consists of coloring and activity pages based on popular rappers. He wanted to win. [29] They playfully referred to it as the Radelle Christmas Miracle. Shea Serrano is a New York Times Best Selling Author of the infamous book, “The Rap Year Book”. Shea Serrano: I don't understand it either. If not, you’re in for a treat with his latest project, “Movies (And Other Things).” Shea Serrano’s new book, 'Basketball (And Other Things),' is a hilarious, informative group of passages that answers questions you never realized needed to be asked. Shea Serrano’s Book “Movies (And Other Things)” Answers More Than Two Dozen Very Important Film Questions. Serrano's Twitter feed has also spawned considerable charitable giving. That's a good intro. The … He holds court daily on matters ranging from basketball to Taco Bell to Young Thug to parenting to the injustices of unpaid content creation...Periodically, Serrano will tweet out his email address so that anyone can ask him for advice on making it as a writer. She'd set a $3700 goal for her Go Fund Me page; Serrano and his Twitter followers raised nearly $4,500 in less than an hour. I read one of the free essays on The Ringer to preview which prompted me to purchase the entire PDF. — Ten Illustrated Essays About Scrubs is available as a PDF download and can be pre-ordered prior to its release on Monday, March … Shea Serrano's new book 'Movies (and Other Things)' features illustrations by Dallas artist Arturo Torres. [34] On 31 August 2017, Serrano invited Twitter followers to join him in a "Fuck Hurricane Harvey" round of donations to support Houston relief work, with Serrano putting in $200 to start the effort. On 20 March 2016, Serrano announced a weekly newsletter "Basketball (And Other Things)", which came out every Tuesday, focused on the National Basketball Association. *(5)That’s why every doctor that I’m picking for the table will be someone who had to go through some truly remarkable and outstanding shit during their fictional doctor career. The first Halfway Books publication was also digital, a short story by Serrano available as PDF or audiobook. Even in the middle of a pandemic, kids will need to play to release all of that specifically childlike energy. The group rewatches John Carpenter’s 1981 sci-fi adventure classic starring Kurt Russell and Lee Van Cleef, Netflix’s latest action movie starring Chris Hemsworth is the best movie of 2020, The gang heads to Mars to break down the Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone classic. Best picture ever! If you liked Scrubs and Serrano's other words, you won't be disappointed. Do you like other things? Serrano gave a preview of Where Do You Think We Are? on an iPad, showing a glimpse of the collection that he describes as "a celebration of the show." It allowed me to hit a bunch of different things in very specific, acute ways and then stitch them all together with a common through-line. A prolific Chicano writer (BAOT, Rap Yearbook, Rap coloring book, a wedding thing) with a penchant for looking at media the way a stoner would but without the clutter. I’m just trying to do different stuff all the time. [7] After briefly writing for the Near Northwest Banner, Serrano freelanced for the Houston Press. Shea Serrano, The New York Times-bestselling author, is set for another hit with Movies (And Other Things). In an excerpted chapter from ‘Where Do You Think We Are?,’ Shea Serrano’s digital collection of essays about ‘Scrubs,’ he picks the TV and movie MDs who deserve a seat at the table Bestselling author Shea Serrano joins Zach Braff and Donald Faison to talk about what makes Scrubs so iconic. [31] On 27 March 2017, Serrano mobilized the FOH ARMY again, this time to help one former student fund a trip to Turkey she was hoping to take to help teach children there English. He writes about basketball, movies, music, and other things. The newsletter is published for free, though Serrano and Torres allowed for donations to be made twice. (Photo provided by Abrams Books) If you've spent literally any time online in the past few years, you… Currently, he is a staff writer for T From pop culture to family life, Shea always has a fresh perspective. Serrano's second book, The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song From Every Year Since 1979, Discussed, Debated, and Deconstructed, was published 13 October 2015 by Abrams Image. Rewind 10 … Shea Serrano arturo and i made a new thing it’s called WHERE DO YOU THINK WE ARE? — Ten Illustrated Essays About Scrubs is available as a PDF download and can be pre-ordered prior to its release on Monday, March … That’s really all I want, because that’s really all you need at a dinner for it to be memorable. And we can use Robin Williams here to set that line. SHAPIRO: Thank you. Currently, he is a staff writer for T Graphic by John DiLillo.. Shea Serrano — a writer for The Ringer and author of one of President Barack Obama’s favorite books of 2017 — is famous for his Twitter presence and affinity for the Fast and the Furious series. Somebody get these guys some chocolate cake asap! ghoticzys. SHAPIRO: (Laughter). [8][3] This piece allowed him to earn a place at the Houston Press’ sister publication, the LA Weekly. Shaquille O’Neal, Dirk Nowitzki, and the Singular Joy of Sports Hate . in the majority of sports around the world, when you're old enough, you're good enough. His first piece was about gift-shopping with the rapper 2 Chainz. "[27] The Verge called the community he created this way a "utopia on Twitter";[27] GOOD Magazine called him "Our New Favorite Internet Hero."[28]. If you follow Shea Serrano on Twitter or have flipped open one of his books, you’re well aware of his style. where do you think we are? In July 2016, Serrano moved with much of the Grantland team to Bill Simmons' new entertainment platform, The Ringer. [10] While there, he wrote a humor piece describing having sex with his wife while listening to Drake. Serrano: I think you miss out on a lot of nuance, and a lot of the texture or richness that could otherwise be in a story that you wouldn't see. where do you think we are? Writing about Serrano for GQ, Chris Gayomali said: "If you were to draw a triple Venn diagram of hoops, trunk bangers, and jokes made at the expense of J. Cole, Grantland writer Shea Serrano would be smack-dab in the center, probably wearing a Tim Duncan jersey. Number one New York Times best-selling author Shea Serrano is back, and his new book, Movies (And Other Things) , combines the fury of a John Wick shootout, the sly brilliance of Regina George holding court at a cafeteria table, and the sheer power of a Denzel monologue, all into one. If you’ve been living under a rock for the couple years or so and don’t know who he is—shame on you. His previous book, The Rap Year Book, was also a New York Times bestseller, and is being turned into a documentary that will air on AMC in 2019. . Is there like a number you've gotta hit? When Shea Serrano taught middle-school science in the Houston area, the notion of becoming an acclaimed author was not on his radar. We caught up with Shea Serrano about his new book 'Movies (And Other Things)' to speak about The Rock, the John Wick series, action movies, and more. Bill Simmons is joined by Shea Serrano to discuss Tim Duncan’s dominance and how the Spurs ended the Lakers’ Shaq-and-Kobe era, Bill is joined by Shea Serrano to discuss the 2003 Lakers-Spurs Western Conference semifinals, Tim Duncan’s five titles, and more, Content ©2020 The Ringer All Rights Reserved, ‘Escape From New York’ With Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, and Chris Ryan, ‘Total Recall’ With Bill Simmons, Shea Serrano, and Jason Concepcion, When the Backyard Is the Only Place for Your Kids to Go, ‘Furious 7’ With Bill Simmons and Shea Serrano, A Houston Texans Fan Grapples With the Mind-Boggling DeAndre Hopkins Trade, ‘Bill Simmons’s Book of Basketball 2.0’: How the Spurs Ended the Kobe-Shaq Lakers Dynasty, ‘Book of Basketball 2.0’: Duncan’s Revenge: 2003’s Lakers-Spurs Game 5 With Shea Serrano. ghoticzys. Shea Serrano is an American author, journalist, and former teacher. [6], Serrano began writing in 2007 as a way to supplement his family's income when his wife, pregnant with twins, was put on bedrest. 14w. Serrano continued to earn national attention with his pieces about his children and stories about the songs played at his school dance[9] and birthday party. Then, you know, the further along in your career that you get, the more leeway your editors will start to give you and they’ll let you try some weirder things. New episode of the podcast is up with special guest @shea.serrano: author of a book of essays about Scrubs entitled “Where Do You Think We Are?” Come laugh. Shea Serrano is a New York Times best-seller, a San Antonio Spurs die-hard, a faithful Twitter user, a former middle school teacher, and head of the FOH army. 1 on the prestigious list. On the morning of February 22, Shea Serrano, a staff writer at The Ringer, picked a fight with Donald Trump on Twitter.He didn’t do it for retweets or clicks or to amuse his friends. Would disagree hard in 09 & 10, when even your mother had Luger beats and since we're still trying to shake the ghosts of Bricksquad past, plus also in 11 & 13. They used the donations to make contributions to charities, including the Genesis Women's Shelter, Kids' Meals, Operation Turkey and more. He also was in Omega Delta Phi. Do you agree that that line - this is preposterous, but please treat it seriously - is kind of like a motto for the book? SERRANO: That is the single most representative line in the book. armstrongleadership. When Shea Serrano taught middle-school science in the Houston area, the notion of becoming an acclaimed author was not on his radar. Education Bestselling author Shea Serrano joins Zach Braff and Donald Faison to talk about what makes Scrubs so iconic. in football (soccer) for instance, the best youth players can start earning as a professional from (usually) the age of 16, subject to the relevant national law. Four hours later, the group had contributed more than $90,000;[35] by the end of the night, they had raised more than $130,000. In October 2017, ABC Studios ordered a pilot for the show, written by Serrano and produced by Serrano and Michael Schur. His latest collection, on the TV show Scrubs, is fantastic. "[22] On Twitter, Serrano wrote that he "got tired of waiting for there to be more mexicans on TV so i asked [Schur] to help me try & make a family sitcom for ABC about them. SHEA SERRANO: Once the basketball book came out and it did as well as it did, I knew that we were going to have the chance to do another book. Then if those weird things do well then you can try even weirder things. #sweetsforthesweet. Tag your peeps. https://slate.com/technology/2017/11/how-shea-serrano-uses-the-internet.html [18], Serrano's fourth book Movies (And Other Things) was published in October 2019 and became his third consecutive number one bestseller on The New York Times best-seller list. The newsletter features musings from Serrano and illustrations from Torres. [4] He taught 8th grade science at a Title 1 school in Houston for nine years. Currently, he is a staff writer for The Ringer. Shea Serrano is the New York Times Bestselling author who wrote The Rap Year Book, and before that one of the creators of the Rap Coloring Book. SERRANO: You know what movies do for - or what they did for me, anyway - is they introduced me to a lot of the stuff that I would soon learn to identify as cool. In total, they've donated approximately $10,000 via newsletter donations. In an excerpted chapter from ‘Where Do You Think We Are?,’ Shea Serrano’s digital collection of essays about ‘Scrubs,’ he picks the TV and movie MDs who deserve a seat at the table . You won't be disappointed. [24] He had previously published two illustrated essay collections on the site, on the television shows The Office (called “Conference Room Five Minutes”) and Scrubs (“Where Do You Think We Are?”). Within weeks, the newsletter had reached over 30,000 subscribers. Shea Serrano talks writing bestsellers—including The Rap Year Book, Basketball (and Other Things), and Movies (and Other Things)—crowdfunding on Twitter, and shooting your shot. The only things I know are: you got to sell a lot of books, and you gotta make some noise. One of the chapters, for example, answers which race, 1 New York Times–best-selling author. Illustrator Arturo Torres, Serrano's collaborator on The Rap Year Book, also illustrated Basketball (and Other Things). The work was a collaboration with Houston rapper Bun B, although Serrano wrote and illustrated the book himself. Shea Serrano's most recent book, Basketball (And Other Things), was, among other things, a #1 New York Times bestseller and selected by President Barack Obama as one of his favorite reads of the year. (Supplied / Twice Books) Speaking of style. Do you like written words? 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