Nyad: The Motion Picture

For over forty years, Diana Nyad has longed for a biopic devoted to her favorite subject, Diana Nyad.* We know this because, during those forty years, she has made a number of pronouncements about just such an epic.

Another thing we know: the last post ended with “Up next: Not all is lost.”

It’s still true that not all is lost, but this other film-related subject caught my attention. I’ll do my best to return us to our home planet in the next post.

Meanwhile, back at the Annex…

Below is a chronological list—lightly and snarkily annotated—of all of Nyad’s biopic-related pronouncements that I know of. Please let me know if you’ve come across others.
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FIND A PATHOLOGY: Diana Nyad’s Next Book?

Last week, Diana Nyad appeared on Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak.” The most fascinating bit of news therein:

I’m probably going to be writing a book this next year about all these myriad syndromes…that come about.

What does she mean by “all these myriad syndromes”? All I can tell you is that, right now, Diana has pathologies (myriad syndromes?) on her mind.

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