Rift Fournier speaks with Gary Stromberg about addiction and recovery in this video. (A new window will open)

Speaker's Kit

Read author Gary Stromberg's speaker's kit.

Mr. Stromberg's presentation provides an informative and often humorous experience for a variety of audiences. His anecdotal approach is ideal for:

  • Employee Assistance Providers
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Treatment Providers
  • College Students


View the intro and listen to Gary’s inteview on Psychjourney, an Internet Podcast
Or, click here to listen to the interview now.

The Financial Warrior
KFXR Dallas/Fort Worth

Gary will be interviewed on Just For Today
an on-demand radio podcast that can be downloaded at

Recovery Advocates
KABC – Los Angeles

The Mark Reardon Show
KMOX – St. Louis
Number one show on the number one station!

Gary will be interviewed on the nationally syndicated
Mancow’s Morning Madness on the Talk Radio Network
Check your local station for time.

Gary appeared on Recovery Talk Network Radio
To listen to the interview click here and scroll down to “Week of March 24.”

Gary appeared on NPR’s Day to Day

To listen to the interview — or read a summary of it — click here.


KARE TV Morning Show
KARE TV, Minneapolis

Previous Media of Note

Over the last few years, Gary Stromberg has appeared on a variety of locally and nationally aired radio and television programs while promoting The Harder They Fall.

In March 2005, Stromberg appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered.  Host Jacki Lyden interviewed Stromberg about the book, his experiences in Hollywood and his own road to recovery.

Click here to listen to this interview through the NPR website.


In April 2005, Stromberg appeared on The Big Idea with Donny Deutschwhich airs nationally on CNBC.  Stromberg talked with Deutsch about The Harder They Fall, as well as stories from his days working in the music business.

To listen to the audio of this appearance, click the play button below:


In the May 19, 2005 edition of Newsweek, Karen Springen conducted a Q&A with Stromberg about his experiences writing The Harder They Fall.

Among other questions, Springen asks Stromberg about his time interviewing the book’s featured celebrities, as well as his hopes for the book.  To read Springen’s interview with Stromberg, click here.


In May, 2005, Jane Merrill, co-author of The Harder They Fall writes a potent piece in Panache about Stromberg and his experience with addiction and recovery.  To read Merrill’s piece, click here.


In May, 2006, David Palmer, writer for the One Day at a Time website, writes about The Harder They Fall and the impact that it’s had on the lives of celebrities and others.  To read Palmer’s piece, click here.

THE EXPLODING HUMAN with Bob Nickman: Episode 31

When GARY STROMBERG was told he had leukemia, he was sure it was a death sentence. Through the gift of bone marrow from a man across the world he didn’t know, he was saved. Now, six years later, Gary tells us his remarkable and touching story.