Ben Nadel
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I am the chief technical officer at InVision App, Inc - a prototyping and collaboration platform for designers, built by designers. I also rock out in JavaScript and ColdFusion 24x7.
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Bahri al-Ketah

Member since Mar 2, 2010

Recent Blog Comments By Bahri al-Ketah

  • Muscle: Confessions Of An Unlikely Bodybuilder By Samuel Wilson Fussell

    Posted on Feb 16, 2012 at 12:14 PM

    Folks are still reading Sam Fussell's book, googling his name, and finding Ben's site! Maybe its time for a reprinting of "Muscle"! One reason why not is that so much water has flowed uner the bridge of bodybuilding since then. "Muscle" tells of an earlier and more elysia... read more »

  • Muscle: Confessions Of An Unlikely Bodybuilder By Samuel Wilson Fussell

    Posted on Feb 14, 2011 at 11:18 AM

    I imagine our host Ben is a bit surprised by the way this thread on Sam Fussell's book has endured and grown. Well, so has the book. Think about it: after something like 25 years, Sam's book has finally sparked off a TV series! How often does that happen? The book itself goes not quite go a... read more »

  • Muscle: Confessions Of An Unlikely Bodybuilder By Samuel Wilson Fussell

    Posted on May 22, 2010 at 12:00 PM

    Response to Sarasota: I don't see Sam's book as an attack on steroid use in particular. It is just as much an attack on the whole culture, mindset and establishment of bodybuilding and gym rathood [gymratcy?]. I do find the book's moral to be a little pat and smug, btw. Seems that Sam Fussell ... read more »

  • Muscle: Confessions Of An Unlikely Bodybuilder By Samuel Wilson Fussell

    Posted on Mar 2, 2010 at 11:29 PM

    Needs to be noted that Fussell was a bodybuilder in the late 80s, when Arnold was seen as an extreme versus Frank Zane. But Arnold was about 6'1.5" and weighed 235 or so at competition. Compare that to guys like Ronnie and Markus and Jay who stand 5'10" and are nearly 300 lbs at competition we... read more »

  • Muscle: Confessions Of An Unlikely Bodybuilder By Samuel Wilson Fussell

    Posted on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:42 AM

    I came across this book in the library about 2003. It was a book I hardly put down before finishing, and later I bought a copy on eBay to send to my stepson who was then in Iraq. Read the book again before mailing it. He liked it too, and asked me if I had another copy. I am astonished the book ... read more »