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Adnan Virk

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Adnan Virk is a Canadian sportscaster for DAZN, who previously worked for ESPN. He also produces and hosts the weekly podcast Cinephile with Adnan Virk show covering cinema news and interviews with entertainment celebrities, as well as co-hosts the football podcast The GM Shuffle with former NFL executive Michael Lombardi.
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A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches
Tyler Kepner - Apr 02, 2019
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From the New York Times baseball columnist, an enchanting, enthralling history of the national pastime as told through the craft of pitching, based on years of archival research and interviews with more than three hundred people from Hall of Famers to the stars of today The baseball is an amazing plaything. We can grip it and hold it so many di...
Adnan Virk
Nov 22, 2019
“K: A history of baseball in 10 pitches” is a fascinating, absorbing book by ⁦@TylerKepner⁩ The artistry of the curve, the funkiness of the knuckler, the deceit of the spitter...it’s even got Dennis Eckersley convincing the author he could throw a serious splitter!     source
Motherless Brooklyn
Jonathan Lethem - Oct 24, 2000 (first published in 1999)
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Lionel Essrog is Brooklyns very own self-appointed Human Freakshow, an orphan whose Tourettic impulses drive him to bark, count, and rip apart our language in the most startling and original ways. Together with three veterans of the St. Vincents Home for Boys, he works for small-time mobster Frank Minnas limo service cum detective agency. Life with...
Adnan Virk
Nov 10, 2019
@MzCSmith A great time Claire! Loved the book. Heard mixed reviews on the film although @TheAndyKatz also a fan     source
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How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen
Brian Raftery - Mar 31, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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From a veteran culture writer and modern movie expert, a celebration and analysis of the movies of 1999a terrifically fun snapshot of American film culture on the brink of the Millennium.An absolute must for any movie-lover or pop-culture nut (Gillian Flynn).In 1999, Hollywood as we know it exploded: Fight Club. The Matrix. Office Space. Election. ...
Adnan Virk
Aug 31, 2019
Tremendous book with fantastic anecdotes. Chatting with @BrianRaftery 9-10 on @CinephilePod     source
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