Just sent the proofs for new Good Deed Rain
book off to the printer. KENNEDY is the title.
It's the long-awaited sequel to ROOSEVELT.
250 pages, illustrated throughout by master
artist, Fred Sodt. It takes place during two weeks
in 1962 in our neighborhood, in a mythical
Kennedy-land. Publishing date is August 12,
available from Amazon. You'll love this book!
August will be a big month
for Good Deed Rain, with 2
Spectacular books set to be published.
This is page 14 from the sequel to Roosevelt,
illustration by the incredible Fred Sodt.
Prepare to be amazed!
Watched an old summer blockbuster, Close Encounters of the Third Kind
with the kids. I remember seeing this
many moons ago at Northgate. Also
reading a very interesting book about the
great Sun Ra, called Space is the Place.
That book is quite a journey too. Was
lucky enough to see him and his
arkestra at the Backstage.
Good Deed Rain is busy preparing
2 NEW BOOKS for August publication!
They are both fully illustrated throughout.
Here are a couple drawings from them,
by Fred Sodt, and Aaron Gunderson.
Stay tuned for more on these amazing
I watched Dark Alibi (1946)
one of the last Charlie Chan
movies starring Sidney Toler.
It involved the same mystery
as Stephen King's latest book The Outsider, where a man
who is innocent has left his
fingerprints at the scene of a crime.
When I saw The Chinese Ring (1947)
the first in series starring Roland
Winters taking over role as Chan,
it seemed curious that nobody in
the cast (especially family and
Birmingham) noticed that he had
changed. (This also happened
previously with Warner Oland
as first Chan). I'm inspired by
that idea of a reincarnated