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August 5, 2014

   Got the garage cleaned out enough to accept a very large palette of books. Want to knock it back one more layer tomorrow, but if the truck shows up, I'm ready. Here's a sleeper cartoon I found in my New Times files:

Daily Whipout: "Cover Me, I'm Going In"

   This was an illustration paired with a news report that local police needed a warrant to search a young woman they suspected of hiding drugs in her bra.

Al Bell Two Fisted Pump Jockey, New Times cover, June 23, 1982

   Inside the feature is a little racier than I opted for in the book (maturity?).

The Dip Stick Legend, 1982

The Triple B Postcard Blitz

   I also lined up three different 66 Kid postcards from my series and targeted several big TV media outlets with a one, two, three blitz. They get one postcard, then another one comes a day later and a third a day after that. The pitch starts soft, goes gonzo and finishes with asking for the order. It's a long shot, but it's so hard to break that today.

BBB Postcard Blitz ready to go

"In this business you either sink or swim or you don't."

—David Smith

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Comment by Sue Cauhape on August 5, 2014 at 10:01pm

Hey, BBB, you do what you gotta do. Let's hope the indie's shops don't make you pay for shelf space. I hear that's the latest trend. It's enough to make a poor girl digitize.

(Oh wait, I did!)

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