Comedian and musician Dave Hill has written a memoir. Aside from comedy and music, he shares stories on girlfriends, hockey and "Misguided Attempts at Personal Growth and Validation." To promote this book, he created this hilariously uncomfortable book trailer, in which he chats and eats buffalo wings with an awkward Malcolm Gladwell and a gruff Dick Cavett.
While slurping down shrimp cocktails, the trio laments the existence of typos in final versions of books ("spell check is a too-thin contraceptive," Cavett says, to which Hill responds, "But it's a wild ride.")
They also discuss British spellings, their current writing projects and how to be productive.
Gladwell says the key to being prolific is not, in fact, writing while drunk, but instead devoting two hours a day to his craft.
"I started doing that, and I found that I started writing way more," Hill sagely contributes.
Check out the trailer for Dave Hill's "Tasteful Nudes" [St. Martin's Press, $24.99].