#68 – Bad, Stupid Things with Rich Cohen
This lucky Friday the 13th episode of Glenn Klein Online commences with Da Coach explaining the history of the superstition of the day, why Rich Cohen is his all-time favorite author, and about their shared connection with Camp Menominee. Then the New York Times Best-Selling Author returns to us online to talk about his latest tome, his 14th.. This one is about his famous father. “The Adventures of Herbie Cohen: World’s Greatest Negotiator”.
In this wide-ranging podcast, the guys discuss: why athletes don’t wear the number 69, changing things in life and Rich’s personality, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Bobby Orr, Michael Jordan, George Halas stopping his interview with Glenn, why Rich ended up living in the New York area after growing up in Chicago, how the pandemic impacted people’s response to Rich’s book “Pee Wees”, why former Chicago Bear Doug Plank was so fascinating, Rich’s friendship with the late great Rolling Stone Charlie Watts, another one of Rich’s friends and book subjects the incredible Jerry Weintraub, and, of course, all about the incredible journey of his Dad Herb Cohen including being Larry King’s best friend, his work with the Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations, his dad’s sense of humor, philosophies, stories, how they have impacted his son, the world, plus so much more. This will be a treasured podcast for you. It ain’t going to be boring. .
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