Peter Ames Carlin
An Intimate Look at Bruce Springsteen
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "Take it easy, but take it" -- Woody Guthrie
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Tony Soprano
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. Depends on the day. Or the hour. Or the minute. I'm serious.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Kicking myself for procrastinating from writing.
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!"
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