Big news for schlock-loving bibliophiles: Mike White is not only releasing Impossibly Funky, his updated/expanded best of Cashiers Du Cinemart compilation, this fall — he’s taking it on the road! White has assembled an impressive itinerary of promotional appearances that extends from mid-September to the beginning of December to spread the good word about his book (which will be reviewed at Schlockmania very soon). The following is a breakdown of White’s itinerary, lifted from the Impossibly Funky blog. Read on for all the schlock-touring details…
Impossibly Funky Comes from Detroit to Conquer the World!
For fourteen years Detroit author/editor Mike White toiled nights and weekends on his movie zine Cashiers du Cinemart. Starting as a scrappy xerox and stapled publication, the zine mutated over time to a magazine with international distribution, long after the siren song of the internet wooed most small publishers to its cheap epublishing. Now, the best of Cashiers du Cinemart has been collected into one volume, 2010’s Impossibly Funky, a treasure trove of articles about film and popular culture.
White will be appearing with various guest stars in a Midwest tour in Autumn 2010, reading, signing copies of his first book, and doing occasional movie/shorts screenings.
September 24–26 — B-Movie Celebration — Franklin, IN
October 2 — Visible Voice Books — 1023 Kenilworth, Cleveland, OH 44113
October 24 — Burton Theater — 3420 Cass Avenue Detroit, MI 48201 (w/Screening of Black Shampoo)
November 3 — Brickbat Books — 709 South Fourth St, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (WSG author Chris Cummins)
November 4–7 — Noircon — Society Hill Playhouse, 507 South 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
November 7 — Brave New Worlds — 45 N. 2nd Street Philadelphia, PA
November 17 — Copacetic Comics — RSVP on FB — 3138 Dobson Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219 (WSG Cover illustrator Jim Rugg)
November 18 — Raconteur Books — 431 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840
November 19 — Atomic Books — 3620 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD, 21211 (WSG author Mike Faloon)
November 21 — Chop Suey Books — 2913 West Cary St, Richmond VA 23221
November 23 — Washington Psychotronic Film Society — RSVP on FB — The Passenger, 1021 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 (w/Screening of Phantom of the Paradise)
December 4 — Quimby’s Bookstore — 1854 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
I’m also working on a gig in Toronto. I’ll announce more details about that and the above dates as they get closer!