Animal, Vegetable, Miracle — Video Short

Raise your hand if you have read Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. For those of you who did not raise your hand, never fear. Just watch this video and Emmett Montgomery will drop a Barbara Kingsolver sized nugget of knowledge on you  — which will quickly bring you up to speed on the happenings of the book.

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Cheryl Strayed’s Wild — Video Short

Here is a nice little video recap of Cheryl Strayed’s captivating memoir Wildjust in time for our big Wild inspired event this Wednesday night. It is equally enjoyable for both the folks who have read the book, and the folks who have not (hopefully very few of you fall into the latter category).

This nugget of Wild goodness stars the talented Annie Jantzer (Bucket of Honey) and is narrated by Seattle funnyman Emmett Montgomery. A special thanks goes out to the mighty Aimee Zoe and Joy Mills for bringing this story to life.

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A Christmas Carol Video Short

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is with out a doubt  one of of the greatest Christmas stories ever told. I’m sure you are probably pretty familiar with it by now but that shouldn’t stop you from watching this cool video we put together for our big upcoming holiday event  —  original music inspired by Charles Dickens’  A Christmas Carol.

Take a moment and let the always funny/adorable Emmett Montgomery give you the lo down on everything you need to know about this Charles Dickens’ classic.

And when you are done watching be sure to grab yourselves some tickets for our show this Thursday and Friday at the West of Lenin Theatre in Fremont (2 nights, oh boy!).

Get your tickets here.


Nightmare Blues — A Spooky New Music Video From Aaron Shay

I think that you should know that Bushwick artist Aaron Shay released a spooky new music video for his song Nightmare Blues just in time for Halloween!

..err… uhh… What do you mean Halloween was last week?

Well, that’s OK. You should still be able to enjoy his video post-Halloween style.  And in all honesty, the video was officially released on October 21st, I’m just a little late to the party.

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The Basic Know-How of the Walking Dead – Video

Many of you out there probably think you know everything there is to know about the zombies of Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead.  But let me ask you this — How much do you REALLY know? Hmmmmmm?

That’s what I thought!

No worries, The Bushwick Book Club Seattle is once again here to help you out via the magic of instructional video. So just take a few minutes, sit back, relax, and let the always hilarious Dr. Emmett W. Montgomery explain to you The Basic Know-How of The Walking Dead.

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Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Bushwick Show Teaser Trailer Video

So you’ve probably heard by now that we have a big book inspired show happening this Friday – original music inspired by Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

It is going to be a lot of fun  There will be music, friends, food and a plethora of icy boozy drinks!

What’s that you say?

“I want to come to the show but I haven’t read the book yet.”

No problem, Bushwick has got your back. All you need to do is watch this short video (created by Aimee Zoe, written by Joy Mills) and funny man Emmett Montgomery will fill you in on everything you need to know about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.


Whippo’wil: A Song Inspired By the Heart of Huck Finn

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” – Mark Twain

huckAndJimWhen I read about Huckleberry Finn’s adventures, taken down by Mr. Twain, I can only think the boy has more troubles than adventures. Poor Huck says he just wants to smoke his pipe in peace without being bothered by a bunch of interfering folk who might abuse him, exploit him, or worse – sivilize him.  He wants to be master of his own life, for certain. Read more