Entries from October 31st, 2011

Tom Waits: As Good and as Bad as Ever

October 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News

Say you’re a music fan of recent vintage, and you’re puzzled by all the hoopla surrounding a new release by a gruff voiced character in a jacket and fedora. If you need a little background on Tom Waits as his new album releases—his first in seven years—a fantastic primer can be found on American Routes: […]

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A Moment of Silence on the Prairie

October 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Author/Narrator News, Hear It Here First

Sad news today: Tom Keith, longtime sound-effects wizard on A Prairie Home Companion, passed away suddenly on Sunday. In addition to his many years on PHC, Keith was co-host of The Morning Show on Minnesota Public Radio until his retirement from the show in 2008. A little of his work can be heard on this clip from […]

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Tea at Five—O’Clock Shadow?

October 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News, Hear It Here First

Matthew Lombardo’s play, Tea at Five, is going to have a benefit performance November 28. The staged reading of the single-actor play will star actor and playwright Charles Busch as Katharine Hepburn, and it’s a benefit for the Ali Forney Center. Judging by the photos on the website, Busch is a natural for the role. I’d […]

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Diana Abu-Jabur and Martin Kihn at the Twin Cities Book Festival

October 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News, Publishing News

Diana Abu-Jabur (CRESCENT, BIRDS OF PARADISE) and Martin Kihn (BAD DOG: A LOVE STORY) were both panelists at the 11th Annual Twin Cities Book Festival, organized by Rain Taxi Review of Books. HighBridge had a table, along with many other publishers, booksellers, and authors, at this event held in downtown Minneapolis this past weekend. Check […]

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‘Eating with the Enemy’ scriptwriter named

October 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Hear It Here First, HighBridge at the Movies

Patrick M. Healy will write the screenplay for HBO’s adaptation of Eating with the Enemy, by Robert Egan and Kurt Pitzer. The book tells Egan’s true story of acting as a freelance diplomat with North Korea from his BBQ restaurant in Hackensack, NJ. James Gandolfini is set to star as Egan.

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HighBridge joins other “Spirits” at 2011 St. Louis BoucherCon

October 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In mid September, HighBridge for the first time joined other mystery fans in attending BoucherCon, the international nonprofit, all-volunteer organization which holds an annual convention in honor of Anthony Boucher, the distinguished mystery fiction critic, editor and author. This year the convention was in St. Louis with the theme “Spirits of St. Louis.” As a […]

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Featured Audio Giveaway – October 2011

October 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

There But For The by Ali Smith; read by Anne Flosnik How to Win This Audio CD 1. Be an active* subscriber to our newsletter. Just enter your email address below: 2. Send an email to newsletter@highbridgeaudio.com 3. Put the words “There But For The” in the subject line. Entries must be received by no […]

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