Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Whiskey Rebellion.

After conferring with my publisher’s legal minds, I’ve been given the green light to post this. If you haven’t been following, Jack Daniel’s sent me a letter saying the artwork for Broken Piano for President must be changed. What follows is, perhaps, … Continue reading

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Goodbye Beautiful Cover Art?

Patrick got a letter in his inbox from Jack Daniel’s. They are, apparently, not impressed with BROKEN PIANO FOR PRESIDENT’s artwork. Below is a portion of the letter. Stay tuned for more legal news.  

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CCLAP review

The Chicago Center for Literature and Photography slapped Broken Piano with a stunning 9.5 rating! “[D]ark wackiness that will be adored by the same people who enjoy getting wasted and going to Monty Python midnight screenings.”

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Geek Rage Loves Broken Piano

Excellent review up at Geek Rage.  “Get this book for a friend and get them to read it first if you’re unsure. Do whatever you have to. I wish I could tell you more, but if I spoil any part … Continue reading

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I Fell in a Hole.

Today’s Drinking Story: Here we find Tom Williams sinking lower than he’d ever imagined during a drunken visit to his birthplace. I fell in a hole. Not a figurative hole. Not a spiritual hole. Not a pothole or chuckhole or gopher … Continue reading

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Stated Gets Wentastic.

The amazing arts and culture magazine, Stated, did a podcast with Patrick.: We talked about Kenny Rogers, drinking and writing, whether or not to use outlines, and twee book arts. In the second half of the interview, Wensink’s eight-month-old son … Continue reading

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Broken Piano at the Beach

Notes Toward Everything recently recommended BROKEN PIANO FOR PRESIDENT as its pick for this summer’s beach read. Goofy without being stupid, funny without pandering, satirical without taking itself too seriously.  Fun way to break up the constant stream of new … Continue reading

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