The F-Bomb Project

The F-Bomb ProjectYesterday on Twitter while rambling on pointlessly as usual (my tweets can be boiled down to <joke about pants> + <joke about liquor> + <random comment on what I’m writing> + <link to something vaguely interesting on the Internet> = hilarity) I thought about creating a book trailer where a bunch of people read one line from a passage in The Final Evolution or something, and I spliced them together into a trailer (inspired by this.)

Then Bill Cameron said “If my passage doesn’t have a lot of f-bombs, I’m not doing it. Hahahaha.” And I thought, yes. Let’s create a trailer of people reading just lines with the word fuck in them. I mean, I counted 593 of them in The Final Evolution alone.

Then, I thought, why not make that into a trailer for the whole series? Boom.

So, here’s the deal: Got Avery Cates books? A video camera of some sort? Film yourself reading any line, from any of the books, as long as that line contains an F-Bomb. Send it to me. Everything else is up to you: How you do, where you do it, what line you read, what you’re wearing, how many of you are involved – go nuts. Have fun. All I ask is that when you send me the clip, you identify exactly what line you’re reading by book, page, and line (just to spare me from having to search for each instance). Email everything to mreditor@innerswine.com

I’ll need a bunch of these to make it workable, so I won’t be doing any work on it until I have critical mass. So encourage everyone you know to send me a clip!

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15 Comments

  1. Patty Blount

    *claps* OMFG, this is gonna be huge. Fucking EPIC.

  2. jsomers (Post author)

    Patty: Let’s hope so!

  3. Debra Lazar Schubert

    Effing AWESOME!!!

  4. Landra Graf

    Bless you! Douse yourself with booze and a firm slap on the back. The word Fuck will never be under appreciated again!

  5. JohnO

    Send the kids to Grandma’s, daddy’s gotta drop some f-bombs!

  6. BlueMan

    Brilliant!
    Is this the debut of avery-cates.com?

  7. jsomers (Post author)

    Blueman: I guess you’d call it the Grand Opening. It’s been live for a few weeks now, just existing.

  8. Shannon

    My college professor said cuss words are overused … fuck it. I’m in. :-)

  9. Patti Wigington

    Fuck me, this is fantastic.

  10. Scooter Carlyle

    If the haters be hatin’, fuck the fucking fuckers.

  11. angie

    I’m going to send you one next week from Paris, just downloaded the electric church, thought I’d start from the first one. Give me a week for the vid.

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  13. Ammsii

    “AND YOU CAN GO QUIET, OR YOU CAN GO HARD”

  14. wendextor

    Fuggin’ fuck yes!

    …Now I have to find my favorite f-bomb. >__>
    & Mistah Cates just has too many to choose from.

  15. jsomers (Post author)

    Wendextor: Everyone’s enthusiasm for this project is … disturbing, actually. Cheers :-)

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