Wednesday, January 01, 2014

2013 Solzy Awards

I started tweeting these the other day but here are the 2012 Solzy Awards.

Best Movie-Related Book (tie): Steven Spielberg: A Retrospective by Richard Schickel, Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales from the New Abnormal in the Movie Business by Lynda Obst

Best TV-Related Book: Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted: And all the Brilliant Minds Who Made The Mary Tyler Moore Show a Classic by Jennifer K. Armstrong

Best Baseball Book (tie): Hank Greenberg: The Hero of Heroes by John Rosengren, The Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America's Game by Edward Achorn

Best Comedic Book: Let Me Off at the Top!: My Classy Life and Other Musings by Ron Burgundy

Best Fiction Novel: The Fifth Assassin by Brad Meltzer

Most Anticipated Book of 2014: Fightin' Words: Kentucky vs. Louisville by Ryan Clark and Joe Cox

Best Album (tie): My Mother's Brisket and Other Love Songs by Rick Moranis, Frozen (soundtrack)

Best Kentucky Sportswriter: Larry Vaught

Best National Basketball Writer: Mike DeCourcy

Best Baseball Writer (Tie): Derrick Goold, Rick Hummel

Best Group of Sports Bloggers: United Cardinal Bloggers

Best Kentucky Broadcaster (Tie): Tom Leach, Bob Valvano

Best New Television Comedy:Brooklyn 99

Best New Television Drama: Agents of SHIELD

Most Annoying Person on Television...Period: Skip Bayless (ESPN)

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