Friday, March 13, 2009

Happy birthday, Ridley Pearson.

Thriller author and screenwriter Ridley Pearson, who also has teamed up with Dave Barry for a series of prequels to Peter Pan, was born today in Glencove, New York, in 1953. I once attended a delightful Texas Book and Author Dinner where Pearson and Barry appeared in fetching pirate hats. Coming from Pearson, appropriately in August: Killer Summer.

In addition, Pearson and Barry are members of the extremely loud band The Rock Bottom Remainders. Go here for Pearson's performance of "You Ain't Goin' Nowhere."

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