Saturday, November 26, 2005

"Chicken Soup" Cockfight

Mark Hansen, co-founder of the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul inspirational book series, faced-off with Steve Salerno, author of SHAM: How the Self-Help Movement Made America Helpless last week on Anderson Cooper 360.

Hansen came out claws a-swinging, spurs a-flashing, calling Salerno "incompetent" for not expecting SHAM to be a #1 bestseller. It's just amazing how these saccharine-soaked-self-help authors go for the jugular when anyone dares to suggest that their advice might not be all that helpful . . . or worse, that it might be damaging.

Read more here or download a video clip to check it out!