Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Blurb my picture


I am looking for blurbs for this photo of me. Blurbs will appear in the comment box of this blog. This blog is all messed up. I like it better this way somehow. Plus this will feed into the new PGP website, once that gets launched.

In June I'm going to have a party in Baltimore, it is called the Genius Party. (You will probably want to book your flight now. Anyone from out of town who is coming will be provided with shelter and one meal.) The party will probably be pretty legendary, like the one that what's-his-face threw. Chism (John Wayne), before he died. Except I'm not inviting only my enemies. I'm going to ask the band Art Dept to play. And I'm going to ask Stephanie Barber to deejay. And Shane Jones already said he'd read. There will be one painting to discuss for a while with your friends. It will be so compelling you will have to talk about it. There will definitely be a magician, make no mistakes about that. I'm going to ask David NeSmith to play a drum solo? You will have to answer one question to get in, and if you get it right admission is free, but if you get it wrong you will have to pay the $5 cover. If you get it wrong the first time, you may double down once. If you try and fail to double down a second time, you will be asked to leave. I might get someone to lecture about structuralism or the electric car. Maybe I will have my brother answer questions about Congress. I asked Shana Moulton to do a video performance, but she will be in California, so I need to find someone else to do that. The point of the party won't be the performances or lectures, though. I'm not sure what the point will be. I am going to ask a culinary genius to provide some intelligent food. The Genius Party will be at the LOFT. Probably you will want to reserve a ticket. June the 13th. This is a future awareness fundraiser.

13 comments:

No Name McGee said...

Adam, you rock! (That's NOT my blurb...). I would totally come out there in June but 1)I'd be overwhelmed by all the artistic types and b)I can't "afford" the time off. Hell, maybe I'll do it anyhow; I'm just that crazy!

Matt Bell said...

Your party/fundraiser sounds like a great idea, Adam-- How far is Baltimore from Ann Arbor, anyway? I feel like I should spend the summer in the car, going to good events like this.

Ryan W. Bradley said...

Blurb: "It was a good day for stubble, as for the rest of it, well..."

can I send a video greeting for the party? like a celebrity who can't be bothered to appear in person, except in this case everybody'd be like, "who's the douche who sent a video?"

Joseph Young said...

Don't take his pinching for lack of awe; something horrid and lovely.

Adam R. said...

Good blurb, Joe.

Hey Matt -- come to the Genius Party. I think it's 9 hours but I don't know because Joe and I turned around an hour of the way into the trip.

Ryan, I don't see what possible excuse you could have for missing the party, but if you want to send a video with your regrets, I will gladly set it up for all to see.

Adam R. said...

Toby, naturally cyclically!

Come join the mean artists. Maybe you can give a brief lecture on Roosevelt.

Ryan W. Bradley said...

i rarely have excuses for my actions, i just stand there doe-eyed until people give up.

davidpeak said...

Blurb: This is the face Adam Robinson gives you after you let slip that you really just love a story with a big juicy plot and a little bit of steamy romance to boot.

Adam R. said...

DP, I think that's just what happened.

No Name McGee said...

Come join the mean artists. Maybe you can give a brief lecture on Roosevelt.

Would that be Theodore, Franklin, or Eleanor?

"We're the Roosevelts...Eleanor, Franklin, Theodore..."

sam pink said...

with this picture, adam robinson takes us to the center of humanity. guarded, perplexed, reticent, yes robinson is here to stay. his winter hat says, "dude did you know the most amount of body heat is lost through the head?" and his rugged face connote the brilliance and surefre tenacity of a young writer. indeed, robinson's picture pulled me in with its innocence, and then destroyed me with its gravity. i couldn't stop looking.

Adam R. said...

Haha, nailed it.

BLAKE BUTLER said...

i have come to believe that you are not a person

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