Tuesday, August 22, 2006

My brother's book party.

Last night. A small but stylish affair. Friends and fam. No media. For this book.
And thanks to no media, you'll have to enjoy these crappy blurry photos by a woman who decided to eschew her flash and go manual on her newish SLR... me.
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NPR trifecta: Adam, host Mo & Roy*


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The crowd closes in on the book's editor, thrusting unpublished manuscripts into her hands.

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"If they find out I run a hockey blog, these babes will bolt."

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Conjoined twins: One works for IBM; the other for Marc Jacobs.
But seriously, read about the creepy dude on the left here, and something by the creepy dude on the right here.

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As you can see, the iPod and amp got some play.

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Left: Mr. Sold the Book; Right: Mr. Wrote the Book.

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Teacher and do-gooder lawyer.

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Artist and mother of do-gooder lawyer w/ hot date.

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Guess which of these women was once a nun and win a prize.

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This chick got drunk and started telling people their "Q scores."

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Who did this author, this mag editor, and this research diva blow to get the one in-focus photo of the night???

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Although they work at different basic cable nets, no physical fights broke out.

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He writes for the Aflac duck. Funny 'cause it's true.

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Yet another comedian attempts advanced facial topiary.

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"Jew Ferrigno" a.k.a. my other brother

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Author's mom is also an author and is also my mom and is also happy and is also quite tipsy.

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"If this photo sucks you are so not gonna be invited to my book party."

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The one on the right writes for Cracked. Which is cool but he wouldn't stop rubbing it in our faces. Every sentence out of his mouth starts, "Well as a writer for Cracked..." and "I have a new take on the Iraq crisis since becoming a stringer for Cracked..." and "You have a bit of cheese stuck to your lip, which I wouldn't mention except Cracked has taught me about standards; about how to strive for balance and harmony in all things. You wouldn't understand."

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The author's wife has got leeeeeeeegs, and furthermore, she knows who to use them.

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The man on the left has starred in way more commercials than the Aflac duck. For reals. Is it lucrative work? Well, here we see him about to purchase a white Oxford-educated slave.

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Hot musical Hobbit stage right.

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The view from the balcony. There was a bar there.

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There was also a bar here.

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The view after hitting the hootch.

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"What about 6:30-8:30 don't you people understand?"

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Incredibly sexy very pregnant woman with her latest boy toy.

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The author listens politely as someone waggles his book at him and prays for the lord, or the hired help, to bring him a fresh bourbon.

*FYI I've been a mega fan of Roy's since I was in short pants and read his classic profile on Gilda Radner.