I thought this was going to slow down a bit, but all of a sudden... *I'll be doing an interview with M Magazine soon for an upcoming issue. M Magazine bills itself as Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine. There is a digital version and a print version. *Working on setting up a date in early 2013 to speak... Continue Reading →
My most puzzling questions as they relate to the Buddy Schumacher case are: *Where did the handkerchief come from that killed Buddy? With such a fancy letter embroidered, it certainly didn’t belong to the first man questioned, Edward Vreeland, a hobo hanging around the outskirts of town. Not that he might not have used it... Continue Reading →
I'm working with the folks at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to give a lecture there next spring or summer. Details will be made available when they're finalized. Osher is a membership organization for adults 50 and over who understand that quality of life is enhanced through learning. Members enjoy... Continue Reading →
It's finally time to exhale. After a couple of months of book signings, talks and several trips to the Milwaukee area, my schedule (where my book is concerned anyway) has finally settled down just a bit. We had 11 author events in the past three months, highlighted by a three-suburb, one-day tour in the Milwaukee... Continue Reading →
This was one of my favorite gigs thus far. We were able to put our PowerPoint presentation up on the big screen at the Rosebud Cinema Drafthouse on Saturday morning, Oct. 13. We managed to overcome a few hurdles, such as a sound system that was on the fritz (I projected very well, I am... Continue Reading →
Part of the whirlwind tour of Milwaukee on Oct. 13 included two book signings at Costco Warehouses. First, in Grafton, then in Pewaukee. My wife and I had a lot of fun meeting people, eating free samples of food and selling some books. These photos are from the Pewaukee leg of the adventure.
It's been a great hour or two here tonight. 1) Jim Higgins of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel posted a very nice review of the book and announcement of my busy schedule this coming Saturday. This is Milwaukee's major metropolitan daily newspaper.2) WUWM 89.7FM Milwaukee will re-run my interview on the Buddy Schumacher book tomorrow (Oct. 9) about... Continue Reading →
The Mix, my favorite place to obtain crazy flavored cupcakes (maple bacon anyone?) AND old LPs has closed. The Columbus (Ind.) combination bakery/used record store is closing and moving to Bloomington. The folks there were kind enough to have my book available for sale there. I wish them luck in their new location!
We're going to assume that this book will be made into a movie in the near future. Who do you think would be a good actor to play Buddy's father, Art Schumacher?
Here's the entirety of my WITI Fox-6 TV interview with Brad Hicks, done live in studio on Sept. 23, 2012. I really enjoyed my time there. Thanks to my brother, Andy, for uploading the video to YouTube. A little about the experience, my first TV interview ever: This was the first of two trips to... Continue Reading →