Booze News: Modern Drunkard Magazine #52

>> Friday, March 23, 2007

I’m afraid I must interrupt “W.C. Fields Week Part Deux” for a bit of news. Fear not, Fields fans, the Great Man figures into the story. As I was perusing the local Borders bookstore, I noticed that the new issue of Modern Drunkard Magazine was available (issue 52 to be precise). I opened it up, hoping to find my first film column, and I was disappointed to discover that it wasn’t there. Then, I noticed that my name was still amongst the contributors. It turns out I have a six-page article, “Driven to Drink: The Films of W.C. Fields” in the current issue. I submitted the piece back in November, and I wasn’t aware MDM was going to feature it this month. Otherwise, I would have made a previous mention.

So there you have it, fellow inebriates. The film column will begin in MDM #53, but in the meantime, pick up the current issue for the longer piece on soused cinema’s patron saint, William Claude Dukenfield (a.k.a. W.C. Fields).

I now return you to your previously scheduled “W.C. Fields Week Part Deux” already in progress.

6 comments:

Michael K March 24, 2007 at 9:59 AM  

You should proly get a subscription.

garv March 24, 2007 at 11:54 AM  

MDM sends comp copies along with payment, so if I have a regular column that should be the same as holding a subscription. I'll likely end up buying the mag on the newsstand anyway, because I can never wait to see how the staff laid out my material and if they changed any of the text. We Americans are impatient, instant gratification people.

Prairie Dawg March 24, 2007 at 4:09 PM  

I will pick mine up ASAP to support my local garv.

Gundy March 25, 2007 at 3:20 PM  

Congrats again (hic)

santipissed March 26, 2007 at 12:14 AM  

congrats!

garv March 26, 2007 at 4:53 PM  

Thanks compadres.

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