Craig Tomashoff talks with Katerina Cozias about his book, The Can’t-idates, and why he drove 10,000 miles over 21 days to try to figure out what makes a person run for president when their chances of winning are slim to none. He discusses why people pursue their dreams despite people thinking their crazy, and how to get out of your comfort zone and expand your boundaries.
Bio: Craig Tomashoff is a freelance writer/producer based in Los Angeles. His blogs appear regularly at Huffington Post.com. Most recently, he was a producer for The Queen Latifah Show. Prior to that, he served as Executive Editor of TV Guide, and has also worked as Associate Bureau Chief for People. In addition, he has written for The Hollywood Reporter, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and Emmy Magazine. Prior to The Can’t-idates, he was the author of You Live, You Learn: The Alanis Morissette Story and co-wrote I’m Screaming As Fast As I Can: My Life In B-Movies with Linnea Quigley. He has also worked as a television writer/producer for such series as The Martin Short Show, The Late Show With Craig Kilborn, The Arena With Jesse Ventura, Spike’s Fame For 15 and VH1’s Behind the Music.