I’m not going to lie: there was a time when I wanted to see Dave Hill naked. Well, not exactly, but sort of. I admit it: I had an irrational pseudo-celebrity crush on Dave Hill for kind of a long time, maybe like eight months or so. It all started in 2009, when I was the overlord of a tiny but reputable neighborhood newspaper, and sent myself on an assignment to cover Dave Hill’s legendary Smiths speed dating night at […]
We already gave Dave Hill the award for best book trailer of 2012, so there wasn’t much left to do for a followup other than to invite Dick Cavett and Malcolm Gladwell over to talk Tasteful Nudes. Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
We don’t want to add that much commentary to this, but Dave Hill’s trailer for Tasteful Nudes is the best book trailer of 2012. We’re sorry to everybody else and might suggest trying to push back your book to 2013 if you’re that hellbent on winning this nonexistent award.
Morning Bites: Yiderati Drinking Contest, Mad Men Talk, Dave Hill’s Advice, Kris D’Agostino, And More
Tonight is the night: Vol. 1 and The Jewish Book Council Present: The New Yiderati: Redefining the Jewish Experience in Literature at Housing Works. There will be drinking time taking place where ou chug your beer once when somebody says “Philip Roth,” two chugs if anybody says “Cynthia Ozick.” We might discuss how Ben Marcus “may be the best Jewish writer in America.” Kris D’Agostino tells Largehearted Boy his Book Notes for The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac. 3:AM Magazine continues […]
We’re excited to announce the next installation of our signature “Greatest 3-Minute Series Ever,” happening on 11/3 at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn. This month, Vol.1 will be bringing readers The Greatest 3-Minute Top Ten Lists of All Time. Our lineup of readers will be asked to present a top ten list on a subject of their choosing, and have three minutes to present and explain that list in any way they see fit. This is the third in the “Greatest […]
Dave Hill might be the last genius left on the planet. See for yourself.