More About the Author
John F. Groom is best known as the publisher of the AttitudeMedia.com website, a large and diverse media portal. Attitude Media includes, among much else, Groom's "Living Sanely" series of books: Living Sanely in an Insane World; Life Changing Advice from People You Should Know; and From Tragedy to Triumph: 100 Amazing Comebacks.
John has written about a wide variety of topics for Internet sites and print publications. In describing his varied work, The Boston Globe said, "John Groom understands that man's nature is contradictory." Playboy magazine has called his essays "entertaining", while Netscape's Netcenter has said that Groom's writing "can brighten even the dullest day." CNNfn says: "Success caught Groom by surprise, but sometimes even journalists find it satisfying to learn that nice guys can finish first."
One of the channels within AttitudeMedia.com is Positive Press, full of upbeat, inspirational stories and quotes. In a feature article about Positive Press, Reuters news service said, "Groom chooses bounce back stories, stories of quiet heroism." Other publicity for Positive Press has included CNN Headline News, Canadian National Radio, USA Today, Yahoo, Norwegian Broadcasting Network, Australian Online, Daily Telegraph Online, Popular Science Magazine, Web TV, Editor and Publisher, Men's Health, Internet World, Net Guide, Web Magazine, and many others.
Taking a different point of view, the Outrage channel on AttitudeMedia.com has been described by Web Magazine as "A brilliant use of the web."
Groom's print essays have been published in The Washington Post and many other print publications. His most recent TV interview was on Fox News.