Vernon By Ben - sequel?

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Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby Michael Kamen » May 23rd, 2008, 11:23 pm

I have not heard a thing about the next volume and closing chapters of Vernon's life story, by David Ben, that I thought I heard was in preparation a year or two ago. Any news? Was it all just a dream?
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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby Richard Kaufman » May 24th, 2008, 12:43 am

David has been working on books about Herb Zarrow (text virtually completed), Paul Fox, and Del Ray.

He will get to the second volume of Vernon's biography.

It's not a DVD, you know: you can't shoot and edit it in two days! Each book takes YEARS of work.
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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby Terry » May 24th, 2008, 8:21 am

If the Del Ray book is 1/2 as good as the Vernon book, it will be worth the wait.

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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby PapaG » May 24th, 2008, 8:51 am

What's happened to the Dad Stevens book that was in the pipeline?

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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby mai-ling » May 24th, 2008, 10:31 am

David is juggling a lot right now.
And all will be worthwhile.

His presentation on Paul Fox was
extremely interesting and insightful
at the MCA.

I'm looking forward to that book for sure.
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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby Jason England » May 24th, 2008, 10:17 pm

Richard,

I realize the books take a lot of work, but some of us are on pins and needles waiting to find out what comes next!

Does Vernon sign the paperwork to amputate his arms or not? Does anyone ever locate Dr. Daley again, or has he already performed his last trick?

What happens?!?!

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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby Cugel » May 24th, 2008, 11:14 pm

How did he get involved in the Del Ray project? I'm sure he'll do a good job but curious to know how that came about. That's the book I want to read...

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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby Richard Kaufman » May 24th, 2008, 11:31 pm

David was hired by the people putting the book together.

As for Vernon, all of his limbs were amputated, which is why he moved so oddly in his later years. And Dr. Daley did not keel over at a luncheon, but faked his death and had a buddy plastic surgeon change his face. He's still around.
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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby Stepanov » May 24th, 2008, 11:42 pm

As to me, I like brilliant and typical Russian name Boguslaskys for cigarettes what produced in Russia with czar's crest on paper. Under the name "Russia" I mean country where was killed full czar's family with children too. I close my eyes and see: "1st Lenin's Tabaco Factory". Young and beautiful communists made sigarettes with czar crests...

Where is possible to see Boguslaskys cigarettes?

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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby Doc Dixon » May 24th, 2008, 11:54 pm

Richard Kaufman wrote:David was hired by the people putting the book together.

As for Vernon, all of his limbs were amputated, which is why he moved so oddly in his later years. And Dr. Daley did not keel over at a luncheon, but faked his death and had a buddy plastic surgeon change his face. He's still around.


Would Daley's current first name be "Howie"??!!

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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby Terry » May 25th, 2008, 7:53 am

Richard Kaufman wrote:As for Vernon, all of his limbs were amputated, which is why he moved so oddly in his later years. And Dr. Daley did not keel over at a luncheon, but faked his death and had a buddy plastic surgeon change his face. He's still around.


Richard, put down your copy of 'News of the Weird' and get back to the Jennings book please. . . . .

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Re: Vernon By Ben - sequel?

Postby mai-ling » May 25th, 2008, 9:46 am

Richard Kaufman wrote:David was hired by the people putting the book together.


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