WHAT THE FUZZ? : Memoir Under Contract with Adelaide Books
Daniel Ruefman's long anticipated memoir, WHAT THE FUZZ? SURVIVAL STORIES OF A MINOR LEAGUE MASCOT, is officially under contract with Adelaide Books.
Recruited while working at the local Chuck E. Cheese, in 2002, Daniel Ruefman was invited to tryout as Shooter, the mascot for the Erie Otters (Ontario Hockey League). After throwing himself down the stairs for cheap cheers, and totaling a kid’s four-wheeler during a “chuck-a-puck” promotion, Daniel was offered the job of C. Wolf, the mascot for the Erie SeaWolves Double-A baseball team. Little did he know that accepting that opportunity would one day lead to being stabbed at a church picnic, confronted by a WWE diva, skinned alive in the middle of a parade route, and on the wrong side of a citywide manhunt. In 2006, as the toll on his body mounted, Daniel sat with his fiancé on a gurney in a local hospital, weighing the risks of one more season against his dream of going pro.
The book is currently scheduled for a first-quarter release in 2022. Stay tuned to here, or follow on Twitter (@TheGreatDenial) for more information as it becomes available!