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The last of the famous international guest bloggers…

It’s almost two months later and Powell’s managed to squeeze about 20,000 more words out of twenty 33 1/3 authors past, present, and not-too-distant future to promote their buy 2, get 1 free deal on 33 1/3’s which, incidentally, runs through the end of the year, if you still have some holiday shopping to take care of.


* Throbbing Gristle’s 20 Jazz Funk Greats author Drew Daniel cures his case of T.M.I. RE~TG (Too Much Information About Throbbing Gristle).
* Celine Dion’s Let’s Talk About Love author Carl Wilson in praise of distraction.
* Tom Waits – Swordfishtrombones (coming in December!) author David Smay on Flann O’Brien.
* Nick Drake – Pink Moon author Amanda Petrusich on Joan Didion and California.
* Music from Big Pink author John Niven on being the writer at the party.
* Led Zep author Erik Davis on vikings, black metal, and pumping iron (seriously, folks!)
* Minutemen author Mike Fournier recommends various and sundry items for you to seek out and enjoy.
* The Smiths author Joe Pernice on William Gibson amongst other things.
* Pet Sounds author Jim Fusili on the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson, and the finer points of “cool.”
* Armed Forces author Franklin Bruno on Elvis Costello and his R&B lineage (amongst other things).
* James Brown Live at the Apollo author Douglas Wolk offers up four books that influenced his book rather heavily.
* My Bloody Valentine – Loveless author Mike McGonigal takes the reader on a virtual tour of Powell’s and recommends one dozen rectangular things made of paper that he enjoys and thinks perhaps you might also.
* Highway 61 Revisited author Mark Polizzotti outs himself as a lover of the Moody Blues.
* A Tribe Called Quest author Shawn Taylor on “Who Owns the Art?”
* Exile on Main Street author Bill Janovitz on the Beatles, parenthood, and nostalgia.
* The Ramones author Nick Rombes on Jimmy Carter, the 1970s, and the Electric Eels.
* The Smiths’ Meat Is Murder author Joe Pernice on William Gibson.
* Dusty in Memphis author Warren Zanes on the aforementioned David Barker here.
* Belle & Sebastian author Scott Plagenhoef on the online release of Radiohead’s “In Rainbows” is here.
* Editor David Barker on the 33 1/3 series here.

* Or you can just click here for the whole lot of them…

4 thoughts on “The last of the famous international guest bloggers…”

  1. That’s a good question. Given the number of books we have already signed up for future release, I would venture that the next call won’t happen before 2009. But don’t quote me on that…

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