Moving Foreword: Real Introductions To Totally Made-up Books

EditorJon Chattman Foreword byRainn Wilson

April 23, 2019|
Moving Foreword: Real Introductions To Totally Made-up Books by Jon Chattman
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A great foreword is more than just a few pages of self-indulgent frippery that comes before a book. A great foreword adds zest. It sets the stage for the page turner you’re about to open, and perhaps even puts you in the locked room where a mystery happens or in the high-button shoes of a year gone by.

A great foreword—sometimes—is even better than the book it precedes. 

So why not skip the boring actual-book part? 

Moving Foreword is a collection of introductions to imaginary books, written by real celebrities, comedians, musicians, and other writers with something to say. With a real foreword by Rainn Wilson, this book offers a no-holds-barred cacophony of laugh-out-loud funny, poignant, and thought-provoking writing that tackles everything from politics to pop culture, true crime to trout fishing, and Star Wars to skin flicks.

Highlights include:

  • Bustin’ Through: Confessions of a Kool-Aid Man

Foreword by “Pop Candy” columnist Whitney Matheson 

  • Phil Rosenthal’s Who’s the Boss?: My Unlikely Rise to Rock Stardom

Foreword by “Bruce Springsteen” (Phil Rosenthal)

  • Keep Your Gaze on Me: A True Story of Social Media, Obsession, and Murder

Foreword by Shirley Manson, lead vocalist of Garbage 

  • Sock Puppet Mozart: The Life and Gruesome Death of Randy Masterson

Foreword by actor Thomas Lennon

  • Vance DeGeneris: An Unauthorized Biography

Foreword by Vance DeGeneres 

  • Everything You Need to Know About Massachusetts Fish and Wildlife Regulations

Foreword by New Kids on the Block member Jonathan Knight

  • Fly Ball: How the New York Yankees Have Changed Lives

Foreword by talk show host Jerry Springer

  • Terrible Band Names: A Chronology of Rock History

Foreword by John Ondrasik, a.k.a. Five for Fighting

  • God’s Wow, You’re All F***ing This Up Big Time

Foreword by singer-songwriter Mary Lambert 


. . . any many more!

Jon Chattman has jokingly told Tom Cruise to stop hitting on his wife, enjoyed a Reuben sandwich with Randy “Macho Man” Savage, and somehow ignited Snoop Dogg to sing Dean Martin’s “That’s Amore.” Those are just some highlights in this writer/author, marketing expert, online entertainment host, ...
Title:Moving Foreword: Real Introductions To Totally Made-up Books
Product dimensions:240 pages, 9.31 X 6.25 X 0.85 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 9.31 X 6.25 X 0.85 in
Published:April 23, 2019
Publisher:BenBella Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781946885814

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