Rainn Wilson appears on Wednesday, November 11th at 7:30pm at The Wilbur Theater to present his new book The Bassoon King.
Rainn Wilson is best known for his Emmy-nominated role as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s The Office, though today he’s equally well-known for his millions of Twitter followers and the philosophy website he founded, SoulPancake, which launched a New York Times bestselling book of the same name. Now, in The Bassoon King he’s ready to tell his own story and explain how he came up with his incredibly unique sense of humor and perspective on life.
ABOUT THE BASSOON KING:
Rainn Wilson’s memoir about growing up geeky and finally finding his place in comedy, faith, and life.
For nine seasons Rainn Wilson played Dwight Schrute, everyone’s favorite work nemesis and beet farmer. Viewers of The Office fell in love with the character and grew to love the actor who played him even more. Rainn founded a website and media company, SoulPancake, that eventually became a bestselling book of the same name. He also started a hilarious Twitter feed (sample tweet: “I’m not on Facebook” is the new “I don’t even own a TV”) that now has more than four million followers.
Now, he’s ready to tell his own story and explain how he came up with his incredibly unique sense of humor and perspective on life. He explains how he grew up “bone-numbingly nerdy before there was even a modicum of cool attached to the word.” The Bassoon King chronicles his journey from nerd to drama geek (“the highest rung on the vast, pimply ladder of high school losers”), his years of mild debauchery and struggles as a young actor in New York, his many adventures and insights about The Office, and finally, Wilson’s achievement of success and satisfaction, both in his career and spiritually, reconnecting with the artistic and creative values of the Bahá’í faith he grew up in.
246 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116
Stephan Franck appears at Meltdown Comics to sign Silver Vol. 1 TPB on Wednesday November 12th at 7:00 PM!
About Stephan Franck:
Stephan Franck, who has worked on various notable animated projects such as The Iron Giant, Despicable Me, and How to Train Your Dragon, will be venturing into another media courtesy of a comic released by Dark Planet Comics, Silver.
Expanding Bram Stoker’s original universe fifty years hence, into the pulp era of the 1930s, SILVER introduces James Finnigan, a witty but (figuratively) soulless con man, who sets out to separate the living-dead from their precious silver. Personality conflicts, emotional entanglements and character comedy abound, as Finnigan assembles the crew of talented but broken misfits needed to pull off the heist of the last ten centuries.
7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Amy Poehler, star of Parks & Recreation and Saturday Night Live, appears at Barnes & Noble to sign Yes Please on Monday October 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM!
Event space seating will open at 5:00 pm on 4th floor. Priority seating with book purchase.
Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003
Devin Crane, Christopher Lautrette, Marcos Mateu-Mestre, Nicolas Weis and other Dreamworks artists sign at Stuart Ng Books in Torrance, CA on November 13th from 3-5pm!
This is such a great opportunity to meet the talent and creators of the book, as well as get a look at some other personal publications from featured Moonshine artists.
Meet the visual development artists of DreamWorks Animation Studio. These artists create the characters and worlds of Megamind, How to Train Your Dragon, Monsters vs. Aliens, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar, Shrek, and other animated films. 49 talented and prolific DreamWorks Animation Art Directors, Character Designers, Production Designers, and Visual Development Artists have collected their best personal works in the amazing full-color art book Moonshine. Meet the artists who work on these films, see their artwork, and have them sign your personal copy of Moonshine.
Stuart Ng Books
20655 S. Western Ave., Suite 104, Torrance, CA 90501
(Where the 405 and 101 freeways meet. Halfway between LAX and Long Beach)