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Rick Klaw
Posted on Monday, August 11, 2003 - 08:54 pm:   

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After a successful premiere at this past weekend's Armadillocon, Geek Confidential: Echoes From the 21st Century has been unleashed onto an unsuspecting world. Ask your local bookseller about it or order the book online.
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Rick Klaw
Posted on Monday, September 01, 2003 - 12:26 am:   

And here's the release party to prove it...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MonkeyBrain, Inc. and Opal Divine’s Freehouse are proud to showcase a special night of entertainment.

MonkeyBrain, Inc. and Opal Divine’s Freehouse is proud to present a special night of reading, signing and Betty Page as author Rick Klaw signs and reads from his latest collection of essays Geek Confidential: Echoes From the 21st Century followed by a rare screen appearance of Irving Klaw’s cult classic Varietease. The festivities began at 5PM on Sunday, September 7 at Opal Divine’s, 700 West 6th St.

"...the smartest mouth on the internet." – Michael Moorcock, science fiction legend

The word is out. Each month 100,000 people tune in to see what Rick Klaw has to say. His "Geeks With Books" column at SFSite has garnered praise and attention from all quarters. Klaw's insightful and forthright movie and book reviews are often surrounded by controversy. Rick Klaw's writings are intelligent, irreverent, and important.

Geek Confidential: Echoes From the 21st Century is a collection of Rick Klaw's finest columns, reviews, and other observations. With two all new essays, a never-before-seen script adaptation of a Joe R. Lansdale story, and an introduction by science fiction grandmaster Michael Moorcock, this book promises to be become a must have for science fiction fans, booksellers, and anyone with an interest in pop culture.

“When it comes to pop culture, Rick Klaw is your man. He knows more about it than anyone I know.” – Joe R. Lansdale, Edgar-winning author

Klaw tackles such diverse subjects as censorship, the state of science fiction, movies, graphic novels, editing, monster movies, westerns, book buying, book covers, bookselling, book theft and other interesting topics. Geek Confidential is more than a collection of works. It is a loving chronicle of pop culture at the beginning of a new millennium.

Come meet Rick Klaw and view Irving Klaw’s cult classic Varietease, 5PM, Wunday, September 7 at Opal Divine’s Freehouse, 700 West 6th St.

For more information contact
MonkeyBrain, Inc.: Chris Roberson info@monkeybrainbooks.com
Opal Divine’s Freehouse: Valeria Whalen (512) 477-3308

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