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Sharpening Pencils in Philadelphia!

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I will be in Philadelphia this Thursday! There’s even a facebook page about it.

I’m joining some talented authors at a place called Tattooed Mom for a reading series! This will be the first pencil-sharpening event at which I’ll have a beard. (I grew a beard in Maine.)

Well, I think that about does it for this tumblr post. Thanks for reading and I’ll see you in Philadelphia!

TAKE NOTE, MY COUNTRYMEN! - Paul

Sharpening Pencils In Chicago Tonight!

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Quimby’s is one of my favorite bookstores in the whole world — they were the first non-east coast store to carry My New Fighting Technique is Unstoppable back when I was photocopying and stapling the books in my living room.

So tonight, at my Quimby’s reading, I’m going to give 100% of myself — I will leave NOTHING in reserve!

Please join me at 7PM for a celebration of pencils and pencil sharpening! Tell your friends! They will never stop thanking you for it.

I am reblogging this out of friendship and because that picture is the absolute best. - Paul

Just a reminder: all local morning shows are hosted by everybody’s parents.

Check out David Rees in live action in Portland.

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Teach your children well. (Photo courtesy of  3j0hn)

Mathew Brady, you can finally enjoy heaven. Your hard work eventually paid off.

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Teach your children well. (Photo courtesy of 3j0hn)

Mathew Brady, you can finally enjoy heaven. Your hard work eventually paid off.

The show is over and now David Rees meets, greets, signs, and gets PIZ-AID. (Taken with Instagram at Largo at the Coronet)

The show is over and now David Rees meets, greets, signs, and gets PIZ-AID. (Taken with Instagram at Largo at the Coronet)

ALL OF THE USA EAST OF LOS ANGLES: While you watched me (right?), I watched David Rees. (Taken with Instagram at Largo at the Coronet)

ALL OF THE USA EAST OF LOS ANGLES: While you watched me (right?), I watched David Rees. (Taken with Instagram at Largo at the Coronet)

LOS ANGELES. I am doing a show with this gentleman at Largo this month.  It will, no doubt, be banoodles.
Saturday, April 21st. Also featuring Andy Daly.

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HOW TO SHARPEN PENCILS includes a chapter on CELEBRITY IMPRESSION PENCIL SHARPENING.
In this photograph, we see a man impersonating a jar of mustard sharpening a pencil.
(Photo by Meredith Heuer)

LOS ANGELES. I am doing a show with this gentleman at Largo this month.  It will, no doubt, be banoodles.

Saturday, April 21st. Also featuring Andy Daly.

howtosharpenpencils:

HOW TO SHARPEN PENCILS includes a chapter on CELEBRITY IMPRESSION PENCIL SHARPENING.

In this photograph, we see a man impersonating a jar of mustard sharpening a pencil.

(Photo by Meredith Heuer)