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Wednesday, 13 August 2014

May 2014

(30/31) Leafy Berkshire – The mighty- fine month concluded with more work on the exciting, new Beatles project.

-On the final day of the month, on Amazon.com, in the Best Sellers Ranking chart, Keith’s Marilyn was to be seen at #12 in the “Biographies & Memoirs > People, A-Z > ( M ) > Monroe, Marilyn” listing.

(29) America – What a wonderful surprise! The hardback version of Keith’s Marilyn raced-up to the #5 position in the “Biographies & Memoirs > People, A-Z > ( M ) > Monroe, Marilyn” section of the Amazon Best Sellers chart. Amazing! And get this, on the very same day, on Amazon Italy, the book was placed at n.6 in the “Arte, cinema e fotografia > Cinema e television” section of the in Kindle Store. Just fab!

(27/28) Leafy Berkshire – It’s time again, time for another Record Collector article. This month, the focus is on the late, great Joe Strummer, and his 1988 appearance on the long-forgotten, Channel 4 music series, Wired.

(26) Leafy Berkshire – Keith spent Bank Holiday Monday hard at work on the new, ground-breaking Beatles’ project.

(24) Linkedin – another landmark day when Keith reached the 300-mark in connections on the site. Thanks to Maryline Thiriot, of the RTS (Radio Television Suisse) Television Archives for helping him reach the latest milestone.

(22) London – Another rather exciting project began to develop when, at 1pm today, Keith attended a meeting with ITN Source’s Chris Barwick and the KISS Movie director, Alan. G. Parker.

(21) Leafy Berkshire – A further flurry of activity on the new Beatles project (which has now been put back for release until mid-2016).
-Meanwhile, on Amazon Italy, another five-star review for Marilyn. “It is not a novel,” poster, Di dalia said, “there is gossip. And the result of a long process of painstaking research that could allow connections and parallels very articulate…Moving…never before so vividly portrayed.” (Thank you, Di dalia, really appreciated!)

(20) Leafy Berkshire – With work on the KISS Movie on-hold (while we await feedback from band leaders, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley), Keith resumed work on the new, highly-anticipated Beatles project.
-United Kingdom – Thanks to “Chrissie” for her 5.0 out of 5 stars review of The Final Years of Marilyn Monroe The Shocking True Story (Kindle version) on Amazon.co.uk.

(19) Europe – The latest edition of Record Collector arrived, with Keith’s piece on John Paul Jones’ appearance on Noisy Mothers.

(17) Wembley, London – Joy all round as Keith’s beloved Arsenal lifted the FA Cup, beating Hull City 3-2 in an epic final. (“In Arsene we trust!”) Their 9-year trophy draught finally came to an end!

(14) Central London – Our Mr. Badman made another trip to the BAFTAs, as a guest of Associated Press. “Thanks to everyone at AP for another, truly great evening. Really enjoyed it!”)

(7) Leafy Berkshire – Time for another Record Collector piece and, to coincide with the recent release of the re-mastered Led Zeppelin albums, Keith penned a piece on Robert Plant’s 1988 appearance on the Channel 4 show, Wired.

(1) London – Keith sat in on production of the new Brian Jones film, with work undertaken today involving additional interviews with characters who, over the last two decades, have closely scrutinized the Rolling Stone’s death.