Rocket Talk: A Podcast

Rocket Talk Episode 81: Drew Magary and Jared Shurin

Welcome back to the Rocket Talk podcast!

Deadspin superstar Drew Magary joins Justin to talk about his new novel, The Hike. Jumping into the conversation is Drew Magary superfan, Jared Shurin of Pornokitsch. The trio discuss the intersection of sports and literature, the television show Chopped, Donald Trump, and a smattering of other things.

Drew Magary is a correspondent for GQ and a columnist for Deadspin. He is the author of the memoir Someone Could Get Hurt and the novels The Postmortal and The Hikeavailable now from Viking, you can read a review here. His writing has appeared in Maxim, New York magazine, The Atlantic, Bon Appétit, The Huffington Post, the Awl, Gawker, Penthouse, Playboy, Rolling Stone, and on Comedy Central, NPR, NBC, ESPN, and more. Find him on Twitter @drewmagary.

Rocket Talk Episode 81 (42:28)

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Also! If you have an idea for an episode of Rocket Talk or would like to come on as a guest, reach out to Justin Landon at [email protected]. Obviously, we can’t accommodate everyone, but we’re always looking for new ideas and fresh perspectives. You can find all of the episodes of Rocket Talk on here.


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