Posted in books on September 11, 2011
"Olivia Clemens, Mark Twain's wife, once tried to shock her husband out of his habit of profane tirades by repeating one to him verbatim. Bemused, he replied that he hoped he didn't sound like that because, "You got the words right, Livy, but you don't know the tune."Dan Sinker, the creator of the @MayerEmanuel twitter and author of The F***ing Epic Twitter Quest of @MayorEmanuel, will read from his book, answer questions and sign autographs at the Museum of Contemporary Art this Tuesday (9/13), at 6PM. This event is FREE to the public.
In his Twitter novella, "The F***ing Epic Twitter Quest of @MayorEmanuel," Dan Sinker has both the words and the tune down. But Sinker's song is much more than an "1812 Overture" of F-bomb-launching cannons. Sinker's work is a knowing, cynical, sentimental and hilarious love song to Chicago, its history, its politics, its artists and its people." [Chicago Tribune]
His last book reading was at Hideout on Tuesday (9/6). There's where Wilco's Jeff Tweedy surprised the crowd and played a few Black Eyed Peas songs.