Category: books, dvds, films

New ping pong magazine startup

A group of cre­ative Aus­tralians are try­ing to start a new hip mag­a­zine, ARGHK, about the world of table ten­nis. Looks like it has poten­tial. Only cost $19 for the first issue.

Fact or Fiction: The Life & Times of a Ping Pong Hustler

Fact or Fic­tion: The Life & Times of a Ping Pong Hus­tler is a doc­u­men­tary about Mar­ty Reis­man, one of the most famous Amer­i­can play­ers of his era. Now avail­able to stream on devices with Ama­zon Prime or YouTube if you

Table tennis film now available for viewing

As an ear­ly sup­port­er of the film, Top Spin, I final­ly watched it and dis­cov­ered a film that should appeal to both TT fans and non-TT fans. The “cast” of char­ac­ters have a very mod­ern atti­tude toward the world of com­pe­ti­tion, and

Top Spin, the film, finally arrives in theaters

Wash­ing­ton Post review LA Times Review Hope­ful­ly it will show in the San­ta Cruz area soon

Ping Pong documentary now available on DVD

Check it out http://www.newvideo.com/docurama/ping-pong/

Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game That Changed the World

I heard about this book on NPR recent­ly. Though more about pol­i­tics than ping-pong, it sounds extreme­ly inter­est­ing. http://www.amazon.com/Ping-Pong-Diplomacy-Secret-History-Changed/dp/1451642776/ref=la_B001IQWDVE_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1391196184&sr=1–1