Cut to the Chase: An Evening with Alan Cutler and Dr. John Huang

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Sports fans won't want to miss an evening with Alan Cutler and Dr. John Huang, authors of Cut to the Chase! A longtime sports anchor and reporter at LEX-18, Alan Cutler is perhaps best known for chasing University of Kentucky Basketball coach Billy Gillispie down the hallway on the day he was fired. The flamboyant New York native first arrived in Lexington in 1981, leaving for top-rated KDKA-TV and KDKA-AM in Pittsburgh in 1984 before returning to the Bluegrass three years later for an amazing run as the most dominant sportscaster in his viewing region until he retired after the 2018 Kentucky Derby.

Bold, opinionated, and revealing, Cut to the Chase (with a special foreword by John Calipari) chronicles some of Cutler's most memorable encounters during his riveting forty-four year broadcasting career. From calling Little League baseball games in Farmington, New Mexico, to his tenuous relationship with Rick Pitino, to serving as the longtime host of the Cincinnati Bengals Radio Network, to his thoughts on the current state of UK basketball and football - Cutler lays it all out on the line for the True Blue fan. Crafted over a two-year period with co-author Dr. John Huang, this book captures Cutler doing what he does best - beating everybody to the punch in telling stories people want to hear!

A book signing will follow, with copies of Cut to the Chase available for purchase.

Dr. John Huang is a retired orthodontist and military veteran. He currently serves as a UK columnist for Nolan Group Media and editor-in-chief of He also covers the NFL and MLB for Sports View America. Dr. Huang is an award-winning author/co-author of three books, including Kentucky PassionFrom the Rafters of Rupp, and Cut to the Chase!


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