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On the Dial: Alternative Titles & The Gloaming

Melanie Finn's The Gloaming has received some of the most scorchingly hot praise from the likes of The New York Times and Electric Literature (to name a couple). Originally published in the UK in 2015 as Shame, Melanie Finn's second novel took on a new name for the North American release. Check out some alternative titles that our beloved Street Team came up with.

The Gloaming | Radio Waves

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 16 January, 2017 0 comments |
Incantations of Daniel Johnston | A Musical Playlist

For your reading (and listening) pleasure, I reached out to our Street Team members to compile playlists inspired by Scott McClanahan and Ricardo Cavolo's The Incantations of Daniel Johnston. Whether you listen while you read, or after, is up to you. Check em' out!

Mark Christopher Breed Vampire | Radio Waves

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 08 September, 2016 0 comments |
Hi, How Are You

Our first graphic novel, The Incantations of Daniel Johnston, by Ricardo Cavolo and Scott McClanahan is buzzing! Literally. An excerpt just appeared in BuzzFeed (super rad). Early reviews have praised the book and I myself love it so fucking much. In honor of Daniel Johnston himself, I reached out to our beloved Two Dollar Radio Street Team to see what they had to say about his music and more...

Daniel Johnston Cover | TDR Radio Waves Blog

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 05 July, 2016 0 comments |
The Removals DIY Cleveland Screening

All-Star TDR Street Team Member, McKenzie Merriman (McKizzle), hosted a DIY house screening of THE REMOVALS in Cleveland last weekend, and we think it’s the coolest thing ever.

The Removals Dorito Screening | TDR Radio Waves Blog 2016

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 31 May, 2016 0 comments |
Introducing Street Team Member, Lauren Korn!

Lauren Korn is a ferocious reader and inventive member of the Two Dollar Radio Street Team hailing from Missoula, Montana, with a love of Jeff Goldblum few can rival. Check out our interview with this cool Montana Mountain queen.

Lauren Korn, member of the Two Dollar Radio Street Team

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 01 March, 2016 0 comments |
Meet Mike Niemeyer!

Michael Niemeyer is a book-slinger at the Spiral Bookcase in Philadelphia, PA. He joined the Street Team in its inaugural week and has been active on all fronts. Read on to hear about his admiration for Sigourney Weaver and troubled clown past.

Two Dollar Radio Street Team member Mike Niemeyer

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 22 February, 2016 1 comment |
Meet Joseph Grantham!

Check out this interview with former Two Dollar Radio intern and Street Team member, Joseph Grantham.

Joseph Grantham of Two Dollar Radio Street Team

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 17 February, 2016 1 comment |
Meet Molly Delaney!

We'd like to take a moment to introduce Molly Delaney, our first employee at Two Dollar Radio!

Molly has been working with us for the past year+ in production and marketing, and since her background and interests aren't as embedded in the traditional publishing mindset, she's been a huge help and terrific source for creative ideas apart from what we've historically done to try to get people to read our books. It was Molly's idea to create the Two Dollar Radio Street Team, and she has been instrumental with developing a top-secret major project that we plan to release news about very, very soon.

Molly Delaney, Production and Marketing Assistant at Two Dollar Radio

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 08 February, 2016 0 comments |
Street Team Says...

A year ago, we started the Two Dollar Radio Street Team as a way to get readers involved with our press.  Following the trend started by some record labels, we sent out a call of action to all bibliophiles looking for a way to promote a favorite press in exchange for some free books.

Two Dollar Radio Street Team

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 25 January, 2016 0 comments |

Hi there!

Two Dollar Radio is a family-run outfit founded in 2005 with the mission to reaffirm the cultural and artistic spirit of the publishing industry. We aim to do this by presenting bold works of literary merit, each book, individually and collectively, providing a sonic progression that we believe to be too loud to ignore. Check out the ABOUT US section to read more...

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