Patrick Sauer

Patrick J. Sauer is a freelance writer for Deadspin, Fast Company, ESPN, Smith, AOL Small Business, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood and Huffington Post Humor. He is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Presidents and is featured in the Smith Six-Word Memoir series and the anthologies The Moment and Lost & Found. Originally from Billings, Montana, he now lives in Brooklyn where he spends his days following his daughter's orders.

Patrick Sauer’s Dispatches

  1. The Princess And The PR

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 7:27 p.m. August, 8 2013

    PR pitches are a necessary evil of the writing racket. Most are glorified spam, but occasionally a smart targeted email will be a big help in finding interesting sources, unreported ...

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  2. Slainte, Bossman

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 4 a.m. June, 6 2013

    45 years ago this week, Robert Kennedy was taken to LA's Central Receiving Hospital. My grandfather was the assistant superintendent on duty

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  3. This Christmas, The Gender Toy War Rages On

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 12:16 p.m. December, 16 2012

    This Christmas, there’s a war a-brewing.

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  4. Patrick Sauer's Election Tour of New York Part Three: The Bronx, Manhattan and Back Home

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 12:47 p.m. November, 7 2012

    El Habanero; 43 Bruckner Blvd. The Bronx 7:26 p.m.

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  5. Patrick Sauer's Election Tour of New York Part Two: Queens and Staten Island

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 2:48 p.m. November, 6 2012

    Corner of Springfield Blvd. & 97th Ave, Queens Village, Queens 12:30 p.m.

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  6. Patrick Sauer's Election Tour of New York Part One: Brooklyn

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 11:49 a.m. November, 6 2012

    Fort Greene, Brooklyn 9:30 a.m.

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  7. Apres Le Deluge

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 2 p.m. November, 4 2012

    Halfway on the walk from 95th Beach to 84th in the Queens neighborhood known as The Rockaways, I ask Christine, a Caribbean woman I’ve known for all of 15 minutes, ...

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  8. My Father: Obama Believer, Mormon Skeptic

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 4:50 a.m. October, 16 2012

    Hang around a place long enough and you’re bound to learn a thing or two.

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  9. Bye, Polar

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 5:30 p.m. September, 29 2012

    This is a story of American politics. This is a story of how the sausage doesn’t get made, and why the United States Congress has a current approval rating of ...

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  10. Chris Christie Talks to Teachers in Cape May, The Teachers Talk Back

    A report by Patrick Sauer, 8:30 p.m. September, 3 2012

    Editor's Note: Last week, Patrick Sauer went out and watched Chris Christie’s keynote address at a Cape May, New Jersey bar. We got so caught up in James Kotecki’s reports ...

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