It’s the perfect stocking stuffer and cheaper than coal!
For the first time ever, Miserable Holiday Stories is now available in a print edition! And just in time for the holidays!
Yes, now you can actually wrap up a physical copy of Miserable Holiday Stories – with a bow, if you like! – and send sleigh-loads of seasonal misery to family members and other people you don’t really like. And, unlike the e-version, the print version is flammable and ready to help set your yule log ablaze!
Featuring the infamous chapter-book parody The #$@!# Bicycle Boys Save Christmas, Again!, the new print version of Miserable Holiday Stories is available from your favorite online retailers as well as discerning bookstores everywhere!
Folks! If you’ve read and enjoyed Plrknib this year (and, hell, even if you haven’t!) please consider making Plrknib your write-in vote for Best Memoir in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2017! It’s easy enough to do. Just click on this link here and enter – Plrknib. There! You’re done! Excellent! Wasn’t that easy?
You can only enter Plrknib as a Write-in for one category. So, while we would certainly love you for to enter it in eg – humor, nonfiction, or debut Goodreads author (which technically, alas, it’s not – damn you, Miserable Holiday Stories!) – we would really love it if you’d plug us right there into the Memoir category.
And then…go vote for all those other books you loved this year!
Thanks, and remember – Reading Is Good!
New Jersey residents! After resting up for way too long after all the Cincinnati events this summer, Plrknib is back on tour!
Come join us this Saturday, September 16, when Plrknib will host a booth at the Madison Storytellers Festival in Madison, NJ! The festival is a book-lover’s dream with exhibits and events for folks of all ages. And you can pick up a copy of Plrknib and even get it signed!
The festival runs from noon – 5pm at the cross of Main Street and Green Village Road in Madison, NJ. Click here for more information.
And now…videos of (almost) the entire show!
Part 1 – featuring: Cap & Johnny, Alex Bernstein, Marty Pollio, Bob Batch, Steve Caminiti, and Chili Challis
Part 2 – featuring: Thaddeus Nathaniel Challis, Jim Gilliece, and Rico Bruce Wade
Part 3 – featuring: Rico and Steve, Mark Klein, and Drew Hastings
The eye Reunion made the cover of the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Weekend edition. Great article. You can read it here.
Come join us in Cincinnati for the first stop of the d.w. eye Reunion Weekend at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Rookwood Pavilion! If you’re a fan of Plrknib, you don’t want to miss this historic event! Essentially, this will be the book coming to life – as the author is joined by the d.w. eye comics themselves!
2692 Madison Road
Cincinnati, OH 45208
The festivities, of course, continue Friday night, June 23, at the 20th Century Theater in Cincinnati – for a one-night-only reunion performance of the d.w. eye comics. This isn’t just another night at a comedy club. The eye comics have been working on this special event for months.
TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!
Click here for more information.
On Saturday nights, the pros invade the d.w. eye spotlight and the occasional hearty chuckle is supplanted by the outright belly laugh… The quality of Saturday nights at d.w. eye proves that there are a plethora of anonymous looney tooners out in the Midwestern Hinterlands.
Here’s the full April, 1981 Cincinnati Magazine article by Britt Robson that first introduced d.w. eye to the public. The eye was doing well before this article was published. After the issue came out, the club exploded.
Read the full article here. Even the ads are cool.
Here’s the cover. Baseball season, 1981!
And don’t forget to get your tickets to the d.w. eye reunion, June 23rd at the 20th Century Theatre!
All material © Cincinnati Magazine, Britt Robson