Welcome to Trailer Park Tuesday, a showcase of new book trailers and, in a few cases, previews of book-related movies.
Welcome Thieves, the new short story collection by Sean Beaudoin, a founder of The Weeklings website. With a double-eye wink* to Zach Galifianakis’ celebrated Between Two Ferns, the Welcome Thieves trailer gives us “Between Two Franzens” as host Jimmy Goodwin interviews Beaudoin with lightning-quick repartee:
“Where do you get the ideas for your short stories?”
“Who is your earliest influence?”
And so on and so forth. Sponsored by Franzen Bran (a company which, I assume, also makes Freedom Flakes), the trailer zips along with some very funny moments (and only a couple that don’t quite stick the landing). If Beaudoin’s stories have this kind of panache and wit, then we’re in for a very delicious treat indeed. Milk, bowl and spoon not included.
*aka, a blink