- Episode 72 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features writer Jim Miller, the author of “Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency.”
Episode 72 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features writer Jim Miller, the author of “Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood's Creative Artists Agency.” Miller also wrote the New York Times bestseller, “These Guys Have All The Fun: Inside The World of ESPN.”
In this episode, Miller discusses why CAA is of interest to the public, how to land interviews with Hollywood talent such as Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Sarah Jessica Parker and Sly Stallone for a book project; how Stallone emotionally told him about losing his agent; CAA’s impact on sports, using oral history as a literary device, why ESPN has lost subscribers over the past three years, what Chris Berman leaving ESPN means for that network, the short-term propects for FS1, what Miller thinks of “The Ringer,” and Bill Simmons current projects, and much more.
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