Sports Mag’s 3 Strikes: Racist, Sexist, Homophobic

Journal-isms writer Richard Prince is highlighting (3/19/09) an article in the current issue of GQ headlined “You Think Your Job Sucks? Try Working for Lenny Dykstra”–the title of which might be an understatement, considering some of its reporting therein: A photo editor’s unflattering portrait of baseball-player-turned-financial adviser Lenny Dykstra as a racist, sexist and homophobe has prompted an African-American NBA official to call for a boycott of Dykstra and the magazine he produces. In the upcoming April issue of GQ, already online, Kevin Coughlin recounts his experience working for Dykstra’s glossy magazine, the Players Club, which offers athletes financial advice […]