Artwork by Troy Gua.
“Does this status update make me look fat?”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
A Hilarious New Book “I WON THE INTERNET! – DAILY WIT, WISDOM AND SELFIES, ACCORDING TO G.” To Be Released In September 2014
New York, NY (September 10, 2014) – Poet and blogger Geoffrey Dicker announces his third book, “I WON THE INTERNET! – DAILY WIT, WISDOM AND SELFIES, ACCORDING TO G,” which will be available to purchase through Amazon on September 20, 2014. The book chronicles some of the encounters of a “modern day Zelig” who has met a celebrity born on each day of the year (including Oprah Winfrey, Bono, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Morrissey, James Franco, Lady Gaga, Joan Rivers, Bryan Cranston, Jane Fonda and Ringo Starr) and presents his witty and uncensored one-liners and words of wisdom disguised as Status Updates and Tweets. Dicker encourages the reader to use this book as a guide to put them at the forefront of pop culture. It’s literally three books in one!
The book contains two sections of thoughtful and hilarious ideas for people to ponder and share online to make them the most popular person in their social media newsfeed. The third section is dedicated to “Selfies” which showcase a small portion of Dicker’s impressive celebrity autograph and selfie photo collection. Using this book as a daily calendar, readers get the chance to view these superstars and legends in the making in an entirely different light. The book features 365 exclusive color photographs of some of the biggest names in entertainment, music and art, and features cover art by pop artist Troy Gua.
“As a consumer of social media, I got sick of seeing people posting the same ideas and being afraid to voice their opinion as it might not be politically correct, so I’ve written this book to help people find new things to complain and laugh about. This book is my response to some of the good and not so good things I’ve experienced on line as well as some satire on social (and anti-social) media and the current state of the world. Plus, there are 365 exclusive color photos of celebrities!” Dicker said.
For celebrity enthusiasts, pop culture critics and aspiring social media superstars, this book is a must read. Featuring 365 exclusive color photos, the book is available in September 2014 from Amazon. Go viral!
About the Author
Geoffrey Dicker is a poet, lyricist and blogger. In its five year existence, his popular art and music blog According2g.com has posted over 6,500 original pictures, videos and reports of his adventures from celebrity encounters to attending art openings and reports of rock and roll concerts. He is the author of “Sketches of Verbal Alchemy,” a controversial collection of “abstract poetry,” maxims and aphorisms designed to make the reader think of new possibilities to age old problems. His second book “Unfinished Lyrics,” is an anthology of song lyrics he’s written inspiring three full length albums of his words that have been recorded by pop singer Jim Emmons (“In the Absence of Red,” “Throwing Stars” and “So Strange”). “I Won the Internet!” is his third book. He has taken more than 1,500 selfies with famous people and has amassed in excess of 25,000 autographs in his personal collection. He’s worked in the entertainment industry for over 20 years, both behind the scenes and in front of the camera. In his spare time he designs T-shirts, writes witty banter and creates abstract paintings. Geoffrey Dicker currently resides in New York City.
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Photos courtesy of Morley.
Artist Morley has not only made the leap from the streets to galleries, but he can also add ‘Author’ to his list of career highlights. His first book “If You’re Reading This, There’s Still Time.” is out now! If you are unfamiliar with Morley’s work, you can remedy that by reading a Q&A Morley and I did in 2011 (wow, where does the time go?!) and you will instantly fall in love with his wit (and as a bonus, he sent us a photo of his cat Nelson wearing a sweater!). Morley’s art has been seen all over the world and he is equal parts Banksy and Steven Wright. Needless to say, I’ve loved his work for years and I am ecstatic about this book! Congratulations Morley!!!
Morley is embarking on a book tour (with unique free gift at each stop) and you will not want to miss your chance to meet him in the flesh.
The dates are as follows. Click on the above photo for more details.
4/19/14 Lab Art, Los Angeles, California
4/21/14 Skylight Books, Los Angeles, California
4/24/14 Book Soup, Los Angeles, California
5/1/14 Campfire Gallery, San Francisco, California
5/2/14 The Phoenix Theater/Copperfield’s Books, Petaluma, California
5/4/14 Powell’s Bookstore, Portland, Oregon
5/6/14 Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, Washington
5/9/14 The 11:11 Gallery, Tarzana, California
5/24/14 The Art in Public Panel, Tarzana, California
5/29/14 The Ivy Bookshop, Baltimore, Maryland
5/30/14 Atmosphere, Arlington, Virginia
5/31/14 Prarie Lights, Iowa City, Iowa
If you attend any of these events, tell him “According2G sent you.” And he’ll no doubt reply to you with “Who in the hell is that?” 🙂
“If You’re Reading This, There’s Still Time.” by Morley can be yours at this link (which will open in new window)!
Get it now and tell a friend!
Photos by G. Art by Paul Kostabi.
Here’s an example of when ‘bad things’ are ‘good things.’ Artist Paul Kostabi has designed a series of customizable iPhone covers entitled “Bad Things.” There are over 20 different covers to choose from and all of them feature Paul’s great art.
For $39.95 (including shipping) you get a completely functional work of art that will surely be a conversation starter. Customize and order your own “Bad Thing” by Paul Kostabi at this link (which will open in a new window).
Photos courtesy of TY.
Summer 2012 has just gotten a lot hotter and a lot brighter. By merging the worlds of fashion and art, New York City based street artist TY has slapped his familiar rainbow handiwork on a sleek and stylish new pair of sunglasses. The line of fashionable eyewear is called CLOUDZbyTY and these limited edition sunglasses are available for a limited time on his website (site will open in a new window).
The Limited Edition CLOUDZbyTY Sunglasses feature a strong black frame, functional lenses and a classic ‘wayfarer’ look, dripping in CLOUDZ color.
These are sure to be highly collectible, so don’t miss your chance to grab a pair of the coolest sunglasses you’ll see all year!