John Gorman

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Gender MALE
Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Consultant, talent coach, author
Location Cleveland, Boston, Ohio, Massachusetts, United States
Introduction John Gorman, President of Gorman Media, is a media consultant and talent coach. His first book, "The Buzzard: Inside the Glory Days of WMMS & Cleveland Rock Radio - A Memoir," which covers his years at the station, is in its third printing. Gorman, who has won numerous broadcasting and charitable awards, was inducted into the Ohio Radio-Television Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2000 and received a Cleveland Icon Perseverance award from the Cleveland Entertainment Coalition in 2006. Gorman was inducted into the Cleveland Association of Broadcaster's Hall of Fame in April, 2008. He is celebrating his 43rd year in the media and communications business.
Interests books, music, films, travel, New England sports teams, fitness, ornithology, history, wine, microbrews
Favorite Movies The Godfather I, The Godfather II, Gone Baby Gone, The Departed, Mystic River, The Enemy Below, American Gangster, Goodfellas, Pan's Labyrinth, 8 1/2, Blow Up, All That Jazz, City of God, Wings of Desire, Casablanca, Being John Malkovich, Lost in Translation, Sideways, Thomas Crown Affair (original), Monterey Pop, Woodstock, Festival, King of Hearts, Shiri, Alien, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, The Birds, Don't Look Back, Little Shop of Horrors (original), Things to Come, Scarface (both), Lost Memories 2009, Purple Rain, Apocalypse Now, The Roaring Twenties, ...to name a few. TV, Regenesis, DaVinci's Inquest, Intelligence, Pushing Daisies, Brotherhood, Cold Squad, 30 Rock, Twin Peaks, Highlander: The Series, War of the Worlds - The Second Invasion, ST-TNG, The Shield, Nip/Tuck, Lexx, Rescue Me, NYPD Blue, This Old House, Nova, Nature
Favorite Music Adult Album Alternative, Oldies, Rhythm & Blues, Classic rock, (that doesn't have to really rock), almost any recording session backed by Hal Blaine & the Wrecking Crew, World Music, new wave, eclectic, ambient, bossa nova, jazz, classical, folk
Favorite Books Everything I've read by, Phillip Craig, William Tapply, Dennis Lehane, Robert B. Parker, Recent Reads:, What Would Google Do, Night and Day, Repo, Prince of Thieves, Clapton, In for a Pound, Right of the Dial, Legends of Winter Hill, Clapton, The Late Great USA, One Way Ticket, Cape Wind, Are We Rome?, Fighting for air : the battle to control America's media, The Trouble with Diversity, The Cult of the Amateur, and there's this really good new book, The Buzzard: Inside the Glory Days of WMMS and Cleveland Rock Radio - A Memoir