Review: The Book Inspiration for ‘THE WALK’

October 8th, 2015 | Books | 0 Comment

Director Robert Zemeckis (FLIGHT) believes in suspending the audience. In his 2012 film FLIGHT the opening scenes introduced an alcoholic pilot who miraculously saved a plane full of people from dying in a fiery crash, despite having downed a coke and vodka cocktail. In his latest film THE WALK the daredevil director partners with Joseph Gordon-Levitt to bring to life the true story of Philippe Petit, an insane thrill-seeker who decided no idea was better than ...


Q&A: Amber Tamblyn & Derrick Brown Tease LAZERS OF SEXCELLENCE 5.0 – A Party of Words, Comedy and Music

September 16th, 2015 | Books, Events, Interviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor Award-winning poet Derrick Brown is joining forces with his longtime collaborator, fellow poet and actress Amber Tamblyn to present one of Texas' most exciting literary events-- LAZERS OF SEXCELLENCE 5.0. Brown will read from his collection including last year's OUR POISON HORSE, while Tamblyn will read from her new book, DARK SPARKLER. The duo are stopping in Austin tonight (9/16), Dallas tomorrow (9/17) and Denton on Friday ...