Peter Ames Carlin
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Take it easy, but take it" -- Woody Guthrie
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Man, I barely know where to begin. It's a moving target. Some days it's seeing the smiles on my kids' faces. Other days it's more complicated than that.
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Depends. Surprise me.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. A large albino worm on the ocean floor. They seem pretty chill.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. As questions go, this seems like a set-up. No right answers. Let's move on.
October 19, 2012BRUCE will hit its official on-sale date on October 30, which means you can snap up, say, 100 copies and drop them into the kiddies' Halloween bags. A generous gift, but if you do it you'll be a hero, and all your neighbors won't ever stop talking about it. I swear.
In the meantime: Check out my revamped website, peteramescarlin.com, which is full of cool Bruce/BRUCE info, including the video trailer, where-to-buy info, a relaunched multi-media blog (all kinds of fun stuff will happen there) and more, more, more.
Also - here's a calendar of my scheduled readings, speeches and personal appearances. More on the way....
November 3... see more
September 19, 2012Oh lord, this Simon & Schuster blog tool -- so cruel, so whimsical, a techno-fascist of the highest regard -- just deleted this big blog entry I wrote. It's a long and gruesome story, and of course I had a hand in the cock-up myself, which only makes it worse, so argh.
Whatever, let's start the BRUCE blogging here with a bulletin about the preview reading I'll be doing at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ, on September 16.
I'll be appearing at the Springsteen Symposium, a long weekend's worth of readings/presentations/discussions about probably the whole wide world of B. Springsteen-related thoughts, ideas, etc. You should... see more