Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Release Event Update

Here is the star-studded line-up for the book release party being held on Sept. 6th at DvA Gallery (2568 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago)!

6:15: Jill Summers (reading)
6:30: Brendan Losch (music)
7:00: Tim Hall (reading)
7:15: Jason Fisk (reading)
7:30: Venna (music)
8:00: Nick Ostdick (reading)
8:15: Other World (music)
8:45: Ben Tanzer (reading)

Ben will also be reading on Sept. 11 @ Town Hall Pub (3340 N. Halsted) at 9:00pm as part of The Green Flash release party! Also featuring Black Umbrella Brigade, and readings by: Jessica Young, Ben Vigeant, Emily Renaud, Simon Smith, and Jasmine Neosh.

Monday, August 25, 2008

Scene 4: Couples

Here is Scene 4 of the stripped down version of the book we recorded for your enjoyment:

Chapter 4 - Most Likely - Ben Tanzer

The Page 69 test piece is live and wonderful, check it out. There is also another blurb here.

There are now copies available at The Book Cellar, and they should be at Quimby's shortly. In addition, post cards have been sent to a various book stores across the country.

Also, I have three signed copies of Most Likely to send to the next three people who place an order!

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Scene 3: The Date

Chapter 3 - Most Likely - Ben Tanzer

Here is the third scene of the very condensed play version of the book. It features the talented voices of Tim Hall, Amy Guth, Jill Summers, and Ben Tanzer with music by Yea Big.

New blurbs...
J. Kaye Book Blog received the book, loved the quote page, and is running a CONTEST!
J.A. Taylor tells you to "read it, read it, read it."
Matt Staggs says he received "a really cool music sampler from the publisher."
Michael Phelps says it was better then winning the gold! (ok maybe he didn't, but I think he would...)

Friday, August 8, 2008

Flyers and Blurbs

It's all about flyers and blurbs!


The fantastic book reviewer Jason Pettus of cclap has blurbed Most Likely..., and recommends every one purchase a copy.

Also, Marshal Zeringue mentioned the book on the very cleverly titled blog, "New Books".

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Check it Out!

The first video has arrived! The critics rave "Fast Paced"... "A Thrill a Second"... "Can't Miss".

Don't be the last one on your block to watch this video.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Take Note... Out and About

Out: (upcoming readings)
Saturday, September 6 from 6 to 9pm at DvA Gallery (Most Likely release party!)
Sunday, September 28 @ 7pm at Freebird Books (123 Columbia St.Brooklyn, New York 11231)
Tuesday, October 14 @ 7:30pm at Innertown Pub for QUICKIES
Thursday, October 30 @ The Fixx Reading Series

About: (Interviews and Press)
Interview with Robert Duffer in The Examiner
A piece about Page 69 of Most Likely... is forthcoming at Campaign for the American Reader.
A little blurb at Wasi-Sabi and Pete Lit and at So a Devil and a Circus Walk into a Bar.

Friday, August 1, 2008

It's Offical

The book is officially released and available to purchase both here and on amazon or by sending check or money order to PO Box 3897, St. Charles, IL 60174. In the coming weeks we hope to see reviews surfacing by many fine publications and writers. Press packets and all of the preorders were mailed yesterday along with a copy of Orange Pulp and specially created mix cd.

The mix is called "Where Were You in '92?" since the book takes place in the early Nineties, and features two versions of "Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine" by Bob Dylan and songs released in the early '90's.

Where Were You in '92?
1. Bob Dylan - Most Likely...
2. Pixies - Where is My Mind?
3. Morphine - Buena
4. Sonic Youth - 100%
5. The Breeders - Cannonball
6. Dinosaur Jr. - In a Jar
7. Belly - Feed the Tree
8. James - Laid
9. Nirvana - Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle
10. Sebadoh - Everybody Has Been Burned
11. Smashing Pumpkins - Disarm
12. Mazzy Star - Fade Into You
13. RHCP - Soul to Squeeze
14. Pearl Jam - Yellow Ledbetter
15. The Cure - A Letter to Elise
16. Violent Femmes - Prove My Love
17. Operation Ivy - Smiling
18. Morrissey - Pashernate Love
19. Stone Temple Pilots - Plush
20. Primus - My Name is Mud
21. Blind Melon - Soak in Sin
22. Bob Dylan - Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine (Mark Ronson Remix)
Also for the 36 people who have listen to Scene One of Most Likely... here is Scene Two!

Chapter 2 - Most Likely - Ben Tanzer, Tim Hall, Amy Guth, & Jill Summers