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Shades

Posted by Tom Brogan on Friday, November 15, 2013, In : Books 



I had the opportunity to go along to the launch of Shades by Colin Leslie last night. The book is a biography of Hibs legend
Erich Schaedler. A few years ago I wrote an article on Erich for a football blog called State of the Game. You can read it on the Writing page. I wanted to write about a player who made an impact on the game, but was not someone who was widely known. What I discovered when the article went online was that Schaedler was loved by all who came in contact with him or even j...

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The Disaster Artist

Posted by Tom Brogan on Sunday, November 10, 2013, In : Books 
Another film covered by How Did This Get Made? is The Room. Commonly accepted as the worst bad film of all time (although I think Birdemic has now inherited that title) The Room is the vision of writer/actor/producer Tommy Wiseau. The new book The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell is the inside story of how the film came to be. 

Sestero was one of the leads of the film, and by his own admission 'The Tommy Whisperer', the one man who was at Tommy Wiseau's side throughout the durat...
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