Marty Nemko

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Consulting
Occupation Career and personal coach
Location Oakland, CA, United States
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Introduction I love being a career and personal coach, hosting Work with Marty Nemko on KALW-FM, a National Public Radio affiliate in San Francisco, and being a regular contributor to and My latest book, my 8th is "The Best of Marty Nemko." Wikipedia has an entry on me with all the gory details: Some of my best recent work appears on this blog but my 3,000 previously published writings and the archive of my radio show are free on If you would rather email me than post your comments on this blog, my email address is
Interests career, reinventing education, men's issues, redistribution, watching YouTube videos, especially music and magic.
Favorite Movies The Reader, Falling Down, Sleeper, Catch Me if You Can, Sleepless in Seattle, My Fair Lady, ET, About Schmidt, Fiddler on the Roof, Schindler's List, Sound of Music, Wizard of Oz, Death of a Salesman (Lee J. Cobb version.)
Favorite Music High Maintenance by Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band, Fantasy by Earth, Wind, and Fire, The Aria of Bach's Goldberg Variations, Through a Dog's Ears (a CD that will relax the most stressed-out dog or person, ) the Adagio in Mozart's Clarinet Concerto Gaspard de la Nuit (especially when played by Martha Argerich), Beethoven's 5th Symphony and Appassionata Sonata Chopin's Grand Waltz #2, Chopin's Polonaise in Ab, The Singers Unlimited, the Buddy Rich Big Band's rendition of Love for Sale.
Favorite Books A Slobbering Love Affair, Atlas Shrugged, John Adams by David McCullough, The Myth of Male Power, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living, A Race Against Time, Why Men Earn More, The Bonfire of the Vanities, The Prince of Tides, James Herriot's Dog Stories, The Giving Tree, The Best of Marty Nemko.

Men have contributed much to the world--from the printing press to penicillin to Google. Most men work hard, are brave, and care for--not abuse--women. Why are we so demeaned?