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Funny Boy Quote of the Day: “Cyborg Vacuum Cleaner”

1977: One of Hunt’s friends casts his mother Jane as a cyborg in a futuristic film. “She ends up a woman, but originally she’s a vacuum cleaner.”

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Funny Boy is Rowley Prize Finalist!

I’m proud to announce that Funny Boy: The Richard Hunt Biography is one of three finalists for the Hazel Rowley prize from the Biographers International Organization. The prize helps first-time biographers find publishers for their books. Sweet email this morning … Continue reading

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Fan Mail!

Writing is solitary, so it’s easy to forget that an audience is out there waiting for the book – until you get a wonderfully encouraging email from a complete stranger! Thanks to Julia Kosier of Wisconsin for this wonderful message.

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Brand new zine: Queen Elizabeth’s Purse!

“Queen Elizabeth’s Purse” is a bright red, 50-page story of my 2014 trip to London – my very first time in Europe – to research Funny Boy: The Richard Hunt Biography. It’s a story about how to do things you … Continue reading

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Funny Boy: The Richard Hunt Biography – Opening Paragraphs

Prelude Spring, 1970 When Richard Hunt cold-called the Muppets, he was getting pretty desperate. He’d been out of high school for a year, stringing together a series of short-lived gigs. Most of his close friends were away at college. The … Continue reading

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