Archive for September, 2009

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Book signing devoid of Lou Dobbs

September 24, 2009

While he’ll be sharing his wisdom behind the success of his breakout novel, America Libre, at this weekend’s conference in Irvine, tonight author Raul Ramos Y Sanchez will be making an appearance, confabbing about topical immigration issues, and likely passing out chocolate in San Diego. Be sure to support a writer the best possible way — buying his book and shaking his hand.

When: 7:30 PM

Where: Mysterious Galaxy Books
7051Clairemont Mesa Blvd, #302,
San Diego, CA 92111
Phone: 858.268.4747

Rumor has it that celebrated(ing) columnist/poet Ed Decker’s gonna show up…

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Redneck noir is a pain in the…

September 13, 2009

According to Detroit’s “Action News“:

DEXTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) – An author from Whitmore Lake is facing charges that she shot her father in the rear end and leg.

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies say Lisa Reardon drove to her parents home on Brand Road Friday. Once there, deputies say Reardon, whose website describes her as the queen of redneck noir, got into a fight with her father. Following the fight, investigators say Reardon shot her father. He is currently in stable condition.

Reardon was arrested a short time later, with the help of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department. According to her website, Reardon is the author of several plays and novels, including “The Mercy Killers.”

Police are not commenting on a possible motive. Reardon has been charged with assault with intent to murder, using a firearm to commit a felony and a motor vehicle violation. She was ordered held without bond.

–msg