The Best Thing in Texas: Shea Serrano Fans Are Sending a Whole Bunch of Copies of His Basketball Book to Soldiers Deployed Overseas

Shea SerranoWHO: Houston-based, San Antonio-raised writer Shea Serrano and Fort Bliss-based army publicist Dan Balda. WHAT: The two paired up to send copies of Serrano’s Basketball and Other Things to soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines. WHY IT’S SO GREAT: Serrano’s profile has skyrocketed over the past few years. Five years ago, he was contributing to the now-defunct Houston Press. Today, he’s a bestselling author, staff writer at Bill Simmons’ The Ringer, and beloved Twitter personality with television projects in the works with both Questlove and the Roots and The Office and Parks & Recreation creator Mike Schur. It’s easy to root for him, because he uses his growing platform to be generous and community-minded. In 2015, at Christmas, he celebrated the unexpected success of his breakthrough The Rap Year Book by passing out $100 bills to…View Original Post

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