Peter Ames Carlin
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Take it easy, but take it" -- Woody Guthrie
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. That guy who stood in front of the tanks in Tiananmen Square in 1989.
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. 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 is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Depends on the situation. For instance: sometimes M&M's don't just melt in your mouth.
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