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As Smart As They Are: The Author Project (2005)

AS SMART AS THEY ARE: THE AUTHOR PROJECT follows One Ring Zero, a band whose unique sound combines unusual instruments with unorthodox techniques, and documents their collaboration with ... See full summary »

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Joe Pacheco

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Joe Pacheco
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Joshua Camp Joshua Camp ... Himself
Michael Hearst Michael Hearst ... Himself
Paul Auster ... Himself
Rick Moody Rick Moody ... Himself
Jonathan Lethem Jonathan Lethem ... Himself
Dave Eggers ... Himself
Jonathan Ames ... Himself
Myla Goldberg Myla Goldberg ... Herself
Darin Strauss Darin Strauss ... Himself
Lawrence Krauser Lawrence Krauser ... Himself
Amy Fusselman Amy Fusselman ... Herself
Clay McLeod Chapman Clay McLeod Chapman ... Himself
Syd Straw Syd Straw ... Herself
Olivier Conan Olivier Conan ... Himself
Allyssa Lamb Allyssa Lamb ... Herself
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AS SMART AS THEY ARE: THE AUTHOR PROJECT follows One Ring Zero, a band whose unique sound combines unusual instruments with unorthodox techniques, and documents their collaboration with McSweeney's Publishing and an ensemble cast of award-winning writers. After moving to Brooklyn, One Ring Zero's founding members, Joshua Camp and Michael Hearst, discovered a curious unmarked store that doubled as a makeshift office for McSweeney's, an offbeat publishing company founded by author Dave Eggers. In addition to selling an odd assortment of products ranging from small rubber cubes to lumberjack supplies, the peculiar storefront also served as the venue for weekly literary readings that brought a variety of both burgeoning and established writers to the tiny space. With Camp on accordion and Hearst on claviola, they soon began performing regularly at the events and ultimately invited a handful of authors to contribute lyrics. After receiving contributions from a variety of celebrated writers... Written by Anonymous

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English

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23 April 2005 (USA) See more »

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