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10 Year Found Magazine Tour with the Rothbart brothers

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How many of us have been walking down the street and see a piece of paper floating along? I hate litter bugs and tend to pick up the trash. Now and then I will glance on the paper and see what has been written on it.

Davy and Peter Rothbart have taken this to a calling. They publish these scraps in their magazine www.FoundMagazine.com  From love notes, to do list, or dear John letters, these brothers do not discriminate.

As part of their 10 year celebration the Rothbart brothers made a stop in Atlanta on December 11, 2012 at Dad’s Garage.

Part variety show, part confessional and book reading, it made for a fun night full of adventure. Davy Rothbart read from his book, My Heart is An Idiot, a compilation of tales from his travels. The stories are part Jack Keroac and Hunter Thompson. They are of many of his failed conquests, but full of successful friend finding conquest.  No not the ones on Facebook but the ones as real person to person friends.

This tour has taken them all across the country where ever their vagabond lifestyle takes them.

Peter Rothbart played his wide array of music, filled with lyrics that stirred the soul.

Life is really an endless adventure and the Rothbart brothers never fail to create a one where they may go.

To keep up with this dynamic duo visit:

www.FoundMagazine.com

www.MyHeartIsAnIdiotBooks.com

www.PeterRothbart.com

http://www.poemadept.com/

 

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An Evening with David Sedaris at Fox Theatre April 16

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ATLANTA, GA (Feb. 24, 2015) – The Fox Theatre is pleased to present An Evening with David Sedaris, author of the previous bestsellers Naked, Me Talk Pretty One DayDress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor who will be appearing for one night only at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:30pm.

Celebrating the June 3, 2014 paperback release of his latest title, #1 New York Times Bestseller, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, author David Sedaris comes to Atlanta for an evening of engaging recollections and featuring all-new readings.

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Dr. Mike’s “The Fallacy of the Calorie”

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Dr. Mike (Michael S. Fenster, MD) has a sense of humor in dispersing his dietary and nutritional advice in The Fallacy of the Calorie, but what’s also funny is the fact that this cardiologist is dishing out all this information while criticizing supposed self-proclaimed food experts.

Take this passage, for example: “These days it seems as if everybody has an opinion about food and health. People watch Dr. Oz, tune in to the Food Network, or read some anecdotal diatribe on the Internet and all of a sudden they’re full of expert opinions and analysis.”

Dr. Mike mentions only Dr. Oz by name. He then goes on to allude to a bunch of straw men who give consumers lots of conflicting food guidance before launching into his own enterprising book of culinary realness. Dr. Mike is in your face and sounds like a go-getter, I guess. He says if I’m happy with the food I eat and my state of wellness, health, verdure, heartiness is a-okay, then this is not the book for me. PUT THIS BOOK DOWN. If only!

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SPX 2014 Programming Schedule

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SPX is fast approaching! Check out the release about this year’s panels and programming to plan your weekend. They all sound remarkable, highlighting diversity in the comics and cartooning industry that is often overlooked.

The Small Press Expo is pleased to announce the SPX 2014 Programming Schedule.  SPX continuing the festival’s established tradition of rich, thought-provoking programming featuring leading comics artists and critics in conversation. As in previous years, the Programming Schedule will feature two simultaneous tracks on both Saturday and Sunday, September 13th and 14th.

SPX 2014 programming highlights include special Q&A sessions with headline guests Lynda Barry, Jules Feiffer, Charles Burns, Raina Telgemeier, Drew Friedman. Eleanor Davis, Mimi Pond and John Porcellino, many of whom will also join in other panel discussions.

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