New PDF release: American Whiskey Bar

By Michael Turner

ISBN-10: 1551521598

ISBN-13: 9781551521596

American Whiskey Bar is a awesome fake memoir concerning the un-making of a film—a movie which Michael Turner used to be commissioned to jot down. despite the fact that, even if this movie used to be ever “made” is controversial. And just one print is related to exist. however, American Whiskey Bar, a movie obvious by means of just a handful of individuals, is easily on its option to changing into a curious footnote to cinematic history.

American Whiskey Bar, the publication, is an try to set the checklist straight—a tale of intercourse, violence, lies, ambition, strength, paradox, desires, and remorse. ponder your self warned.

First released in Canada in 1997, this new version, which encompasses a foreword by way of William Gibson (Neuromancer, development Recognition), is the 1st version ever to be had within the U.S.

Praise for American Whiskey Bar:

“Tightly packed . . . the ebook weaves its manner out and in of varied degrees of fact. . . . There’s a brilliant, playful brain at paintings here.”—Toronto Star

“Turner constructs an severe, clever, and darkly funny satire. . . . Too unique to be nominated for awards.”—Quill & Quire

“Brilliant . . . a blinding, dizzying multilayered combination of truth and fiction, of the believable and the preposterous, of the true and the hyper-real. it's also screamingly funny.”—Globe & Mail

Globe & Mail extraordinary booklet, 1997
Quill & Quire most sensible publication of 1997
Coolest Canadian publication of the 12 months, Chapters

Michael Turner lives in Vancouver, the place, as well as books and screenplays, he writes paintings essays and edits ArsenalAdvance, a literary/visual paintings imprint. He has gained a BC ebook Prize for fiction and a Genie Award for unique tune. lately, he has collaborated with artist Stan Douglas and filmmaker Bruce LaBruce. His novel The Pornographer’s Poem used to be released this 12 months via tender Skull.

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She nods for more. w1 I mean, the head of it was like .. w1 looks around the table, then down at her hand, clenching it, raising it slightly. . like the size of my fist. w2 reaches over, closing her hand over w1’s fist. She’s impressed. w2 Ho-ly shit! w1 Yeah. My jaw sure hurt after that one. w1 rubs her jaw. In fact . . (laughing) . . I think that might be the reason why it clicks. w1 opens and shuts her mouth a couple of times. Can you hear that? w1 opens and shuts her mouth once more. My jaw clicking?

W1 Oh, you know, a bunch of stuV. There’s this kid at the video store; he usually recommends about ten or so films and I just pick from that. w2 So what did you get this time? w1 Um, well, I got Thelma & Louise, which I hear is pretty good. And Seven, which is supposed to be really, really scary. And something called Mandingo, a documentary about slavery, I think. And – w2 Mandingo? That was just on cable. I watched a bit of that. It isn’t a documentary, though. More like a movie, really. w1 Was it any good?

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