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Werner Herzog Book Reading in NYC!!!

Lordy, lordy, lordy. Tomorrow evening (Friday, June 26th, 7pm) at the McNally Jackson bookstore in SoHo, the one-and-only Werner Herzog will be reading from his new book Conquest of the Useless, which completes the triptych that began with Fitzcarraldo and was followed by Les Blank’s Burden of Dreams. Conquest of the Useless collects Herzog’s personal, diary-like musings scribed during that intense production. Reading Herzog’s words on the page and merely imagining him speaking them is a yummy enough concept, but actually watching him read them aloud, funky fresh in the flesh? Yes, please!

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Michael Tully was born and raised in Maryland and now lives on Tennis Court in Brooklyn. His most recent narrative feature, Septien, world-premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was picked up for distribution by Sundance Selects. In addition to directing Cocaine Angel (2006) and Silver Jew (2007), he is also a proud alumni of Filmmaker Magazine's annual "25 New Faces of Independent Film" club (2006). Visit his indieWIRE blog Boredom at its Boredest——for more sporadic personal updates.

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