||Smuggler's Cove: The Book
Joined: Mar 29, 2002
|Posted: 2014-03-03 11:54 am  Permalink|
I’m very excited to let you all know that I am writing a new book about Smuggler’s Cove, rum, and the tiki revival! I was offered a deal by Ten Speed Press (an imprint of Random House) who have published great cocktail books by Scott Beattie, Employees Only, Death & Co., and more. This will be a big coffee table book with lots of great photography and illustrations and I can’t wait. When I was developing the proposal for the book, one of the driving inspirations was to really make this book a celebration of the tiki community and all of the fantastic artists who make it such a uniquely creative group. We’ll look at the art, the events, the music- as much as will be possible within this format, I’d like it to be partly a scrapbook of the revival. I hope that I’ll be able to speak with and work with as many of you as I can.
So I just wanted to give you all a heads up, and thank you again for all of the tremendous support over the years. The next adventure begins!
Joined: Nov 23, 2010
|Posted: 2014-03-03 12:11 pm  Permalink|
That's great! Congratulations. I'm really curious to see what shape this book will take (I'm guessing rectangular ).
"You can't eat real Polynesian food. It's the most horrible junk I've ever tasted." —Trader Vic Bergeron
Grand Member (first year)
Joined: Feb 18, 2014
From: Byfield, MA
|Posted: 2014-03-03 12:12 pm  Permalink|
Congratulations! I look forward to buying it.
Joined: Mar 11, 2011
|Posted: 2014-03-03 12:16 pm  Permalink|
Joined: Jun 13, 2013
From: Melbourne, FL
|Posted: 2014-03-03 1:02 pm  Permalink|
Awesome news! Good luck on such a huge undertaking, and eagerly looking forward to the finished book!
Joined: Nov 30, 2003
From: Kansas City, MO
|Posted: 2014-03-03 4:04 pm  Permalink|
Martin that's awesome. CONGRATS. You know what I would like to see in the book? You open up to a certain page and your how to make a Mai-Tai youtube video pops out at the reader like the hologram of Princess Leia shot out of R2D2. I know... weird but coooool.
I once was lost.....but now I'm found.....
Joined: Jun 20, 2013
From: Los Angeles via Brooklyn NYC
|Posted: 2014-03-03 4:15 pm  Permalink|
Congrats! Looking forward to reading this and putting it on my shelf of hallowed Tiki tomes.
Joined: Mar 24, 2007
From: The exotic village, NYC
|Posted: 2014-03-04 10:15 am  Permalink|
excellent news Martin - congrats!
Can't wait to see Smuggler the movie - perhaps Bruce Willis as the lead (of course only if Clooney is not available)...
I'm not an alcoholic, I'm an enthusiast.
Joined: Jun 06, 2003
|Posted: 2014-03-04 10:22 am  Permalink|
Joined: Sep 15, 2002
From: Costa Mesa
|Posted: 2014-03-04 11:20 am  Permalink|
Congrats! Can't wait to see it!
Joined: Mar 25, 2002
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
|Posted: 2014-03-04 6:05 pm  Permalink|
Joined: Apr 11, 2007
|Posted: 2014-03-04 7:12 pm  Permalink|
Very Nice! Looking forward to the release.
Joined: Aug 18, 2011
From: Forgotten Tiki Room. Pismo Beach, CA
|Posted: 2014-03-04 7:39 pm  Permalink|
This should be interesting.
Joined: Aug 10, 2004
From: Redondo Beach, CA
|Posted: 2014-03-04 7:40 pm  Permalink|
This is gonna be great. Can't wait! Congrats Martin!
Grand Member (8 years)
Joined: Nov 23, 2006
From: Sun City Lincoln Hills (NorCal)
|Posted: 2014-03-04 9:08 pm  Permalink|
How fun!!! Looking forward to all the expertise you will be sharing, in word and in pictures. Congratulations.
"Oh waiter, another cocktail please!!!"