Archive for January, 2009

Choice Choice Choice

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

The Chicago Reader offers healthy support for Thursday’s Book Cellar event by bestowing it with the very big deal indeed “Critic’s Choice”. They also politely note that the event is Free, and Recommended, and Literary, and Terribly Damn Exciting.

Entertainment Weekly

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Good news from waiting rooms across this great land. America’s favorite glossy weekly entertainment magazine has offered their opinion on The Slide:

“Kyle Beachy has a knack for fantastic little nuggets of observation…Like his protagonist, the first-time author is brimming with potential.” — Entertainment Weekly.

Interviews

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

The entirety of my interiew with Three Guys One Book has been posted (Part One and Part Two). In it I speak about Ozzie Smith, empathy, David Foster Wallace, various sorts of horror, ontology, selfishness, Jim Croce, and the differences between St. Louis and Chicago.

Paper Book, Video Trailer

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Several months ago I invited some friends to make trailers for The Slide. The first one comes from the genius behind RCP Ringtones and the outrageously rad The Rising Storm. Ladies and gentlemen, I’m pleased to present a video by Mr. Brendan McGrath. Please enjoy.