Radio Waves daily blog by Two Dollar Radio indie book publisher


#FridayReads -> A Questionable Shape by Bennett Sims

Enjoy this sneak peek at Bennett Sims's award-winning debut novel, A Questionable Shape!

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Posted by Eliza Wood on 29 January, 2016 0 comments |
The Removals—Poster Reveal

We are pretty thrilled to be able to share with you the movie poster for our second feature film production, The Removals! The film drops May 17!

 Two Dollar Radio Moving Pictures' The Removals, a film by Nicholas Rombes

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 26 January, 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 |
Dany Laferrière is Immortal

I first became aware of the Haitian-Canadian writer Dany Laferrière through reading his phenomenal 2010 novel, I Am a Japanese Writer, an exploration of national, cultural, and racial identity.

Dany Laferriere on Radio Waves blog by Two Dollar Radio

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 20 January, 2016 1 comment |
An Interview with Melanie Finn

In September, we will publish the second novel by Melanie Finn, The Gloaminga rich, compelling, adventurous novel of consequences that was shortlisted for The Guardian's 'Not the Booker Prize.' Following is an interview with Finn about her work.

Melanie Finn, author of The Gloaming, published by Two Dollar Radio

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 19 January, 2016 0 comments |
Good on ya Upstate New York

The gentleman who works with us on film development and does the cinematography and provides the soundtrack not only for The Removals, but also for our first feature, I'm Not Patrick, is an acclaimed drone musician named Mike Shiflet, who has had his praises sung by NPR and Pitchfork. Shiflet is on mini-tour this long weekend in upstate New York.

Mike Shiflet ambient drone musician and cinematographer and composer at Two Dollar Radio Moving Pictures

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 15 January, 2016 0 comments |
Design of the Week | In Praise of Fargo

A couple weeks ago I was lamenting the predictability of what I think of as MFA writing, evident in much contemporary literature, but also in pretty much every single TV show or film produced these days, even the independent features, while proclaiming the merits of gonzo endings.

Fargo

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 13 January, 2016 0 comments |
Come Outside and Look at Our Flamethrower

You should check out Bellflower. That shit is wild.

Bellflower film poster art

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 12 January, 2016 2 comments |
The New New Title Sequence

We've been watching the Making a Murderer Netflix series, which is absolutely maddening. The opening title sequence follows the super-imposed, layered, fade-through style that most new shows seem keen to riff off of, but I believe was made popular by True Detective.

The Jinx, HBO show, title sequence

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 11 January, 2016 0 comments |
#FridayReads -> Square Wave by Mark de Silva

Check this excerpt from Mark de Silva's Square Wave, which drops next month, praised earlier this week as "the closest we get to David Mitchell on LSD."

Mark de Silva, author of Square Wave

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Posted by Eliza Wood on 08 January, 2016 0 comments |

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