Peter Ames Carlin
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Take it easy, but take it" -- Woody Guthrie
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Abraham LIncoln. "Duck!"
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. As questions go, this seems like a set-up. No right answers. Let's move on.
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. 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.
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