Yes, it's true.. we attended the premiere of Stephen King and John Mellencamp's musical play The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County last week. The play, the music, and production by T. Bone Burnett (which really set's the mood) was especially good. The last song before intermission, "Burn That Cabin Down," was just fantastic. With nineteen actors on stage singing this strong song, with the "Shape" (aka the Devil) mixing in between them, and a firey red moving backdrop, it was something to see. If you get a chance to visit Atlanta to see the production do. It's here at the Alliance Theater until May 13th.
We were able to attend the after party too, where uncle Stevie showed up - as you can see him with the Overlook crew here. I have over 30 photos up from the night on Facebook and you can click here to see them. I'm working on my blog review from the night but I'm not finished - somebody's gotta work around here to pay for these shindigs :-).
I will say I was never so proud as when I was able to introduce my wife and son, and the Overlook crew of Gene and Mandy to Steve. It was a wonderful night. I'll post the blog soon but check out the photos!
THE CAPE 2 SET HAS SHIPPED! All initial orders are now out and on the way. You can still order a complete set of 8 covers of this release from the Overlook. However the publisher has 2 issues already out of print before publication so this is your last chance to get a complete set before they're gone!
STEPHEN KING SPECIAL PHOTO! and ONLY AVAILABLE in the Signed Limited of STEPHEN KING: UNCOLLECTED, UNPUBLISHED Expanded Edition.
I asked Rocky if he wouldn't mind if I held the book up a bit to re-work the dust jacket to include a photo of him and Stephen King at the premiere party for The Ghost Brother's of Darkland County in Atlanta. This particular photo, taken by the lovely Donna Girard (thank you Donna!) shows a jubulant King and Wood and is only printed on the limited (not the trade edition).
With that in mind I'm offering a last chance on the Signed Limited of Stephen King: Uncollected; Unpublished. We're almost sold out of the signed 300 copies at this point, so don't hesitate to pick up a copy. Again, funds from this printing go to Rocky Wood's medical fund. You can order below.
The World's Oldest Teenager Has Left the Building... and we say goodbye to Dick Clark, who passed away this week from a heart attack. From American Bandstand to the many other TV shows that Dick Clark produced I think most of us will remember him for Bandstand. Cue Barry Manilow...
Remember.. We All Shine On!
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This is for the 8 Cover set (each issue features 2 original covers)
The publisher is now Out Of Print on 2 of these issues and already collector's items due to the demand.
Ordering from the Overlook Guarantees a Complete 1st Printing Set!
by Joe Hill & Jason Ciaramella (w) o Zach Howard (a) o Howard, Nelson Daniel (c)
OVERVIEW: A line has been crossed. After years of failure, Eric has finally found something he's good at, and is determined to let the world know. The follow-up to December's critically acclaimed, quickly sold-out one-shot, this new miniseries is again written by Jason Ciaramella and Joe Hill, with art by Zach Howard and Nelson Daniel. Explore your dark side.
This set Guarantees the Following:
== Each issue features 2 covers - A & B - this includes a total of 8 issues to complete this set.
== Each issue is covered in an acid-free cover with backing boards.
STEPHEN KING: UNCOLLECTED, UNPUBLISHED - Expanded Edition!
~~ 2012 REVISED and UPDATED EDITION! ~~
Signed and Numbered by author Rocky Wood!
With NEW Contributions from Stephen King!!
NEW UPDATE!!! April 20th, 2012 - JUST IN! Special Photo of Stephen King and Rocky Wood ONLY PUBLISHED IN THIS LIMITED EDITION COVER!
This color photo features King and Wood at the Ghost Brothers of Darkland County! A special moment and only published here in the limited edition!
Profits from this edition will go to Rocky Wood's ALS Fund!
Major Updates in this Revised and Expanded Edition of
Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished.
ONLY FOUND IN THE OVERLOOK CONNECTION PRESS EDITION!
There are a multitude of interesting updates in the revised edition of the classic book about Kingâs âhiddenâ work â Stephen King: Uncollected, Unpublished. This edition is likely to prove to the definitive book about Kingâs uncollected, unpublished and lost works.
Included in the new information are a series of newly discovered unpublished works. For many of which the author was able to secure Stephen Kingâs exclusive and definitive statements about how they originated, and why they never saw the light of day. Many of these quotes are entertaining and even controversial.
Click the links here to read complete details about the contents.
LAST CHANCE TO ORDER as this last change is now being updated and then we go to press.
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