‘The Sopranos’ meets ‘Marley and Me’ in ‘Gimme Shelter’ with Author Louis Spirito

Megan Blake on Pet Life Radio

From the vida loca of New York City’s sex, drugs and disco, to feeling like he is living in a Soprano’s script, author Louis Spirito shares his raw, inspirational, life-changing story of how a damaged pit bull saves this angry man - while they rescue each other. Louis and his rescued pit bull, Tanner, are personal friends of Smiley and Megan, and A Super Smiley Adventure shares their inner journey of how animals truly are healers and teachers.  A must listen and read!


A lifelong dog lover and recovering 'angry guy', Louis Spirito lives in Malibu, California with his wife, Eugenie, the love of his life, and their rescue Pit Bull, Tanner.

Lou has written for magazines and newspapers including The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Fitness, Black Belt and Bride’s Magazine (the last two in the same month).  As a screenwriter, he’s sold material to Universal Studios, Alliance-Atlantis, Triumph Pictures and Daniel Blatt Productions, and his work has been honored by WorldFest Houston, The Nuyorican Poets Café, Writer’s Digest, and the Nicholl Fellowship Competition.  His first stage play, ‘All That He Could Be’, is currently being considered for production by the Fountain Theatre (LA).