…and you have not received or inquired about your free copy of the book, please call 1-800-328-0590 and explain that you contributed to the book. If you don’t want to use the phone, email your request w/ address to email@example.com
That’s my editor, Dennis Pernu.
Otherwise, I’m trying to get around to sending this message to all of the sources, most of which, I’m guessing, do not visit this blog.
All around good and funny soul Derek Erdman wrote a blurb about Earles and Jensen in The Stranger…and it plugs the book!
If I interviewed you for Husker Du: Husker Du: The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock
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If I’ve already spoken to you, e-mailed you, or you’ve received comp copies, please resume your rudely interrupted day. Of course, if you just want to shoot me an unrelated e-mail, that’s fine, too. And to all of the prospective sources that agreed to an interview then immediately disappeared from the face of the earth, yes, it’s too late to participate. In most things.
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The following is an accurate transcription of a conversation with a gentleman who cannot be found between the covers of my book….
“So you’re writing a book about Husker Du?!?!? I mean, can I ask WHY?!?!?!”
“What’s your name again?!?”
“Well, I’ve never heard of you.”
“So someone is paying you to write this book? Anyway, do you know what I did in the mid-80’s?”
“What did you do during the 80’s?”
“Well, if you had done your research before you called me, you’d know that I was the manager of a little band called [BAND NAME WITHELD TO PROTECT THE INNOCENT (ME)], and THAT was a band! THAT RIGHT THERE was a great and educational experience. I just…I can’t get over the fact that people would actually want to read a book about Husker Du.”