Posts Tagged: Happy Baby

The Great Film Festival Swindle

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“Never pay an entry fee. If they won’t give you a waiver they aren’t interested in the film.”—Programmer for a major film festival

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“Write What You Feel Like Writing”

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For the Believer, Lane Koivu interviews our fearless leader Stephen Elliott about, among other things, “the thrill of finding himself in the director’s chair, the time he nearly got locked up by a psychiatrist in San Francisco, and why he’s always in a race against his own enthusiasm.” Here’s a little morsel of their wide-ranging and compelling […]

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Stephen and Isaac on Drunken Odyssey

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Woohoo! Lit podcast Drunken Odyssey has a new episode up in which host John King talks to our very own Stephen Elliott and Isaac Fitzgerald. Topics include Happy Baby, About Cherry, and bend-over boyfriends. Plus it says right there on the site that Drunken Odyssey is “your favorite podcast about creative writing, literature, and drinking,” so what […]

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Happy Baby in Los Angeles (Tonight!)

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A Kickstarter party for Happy Baby, the first feature film from The Rumpus! December 7th, at Fix Coffee, 2100 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026. Doors at 7pm. Show at 7:30pm. To purchase advance tickets just make a contribution to the Happy Baby movie Kickstarter campaign. $20 recommended, but any contribution accepted. Featuring:

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The Literary Community Presents: Let’s Make a Movie!

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Co-sponsored by The Millions, HTMLGIANT, Bomb Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Gigantic, and The New Inquiry. Tonight! November 29th, 8pm at Public Assembly (70 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY) A Kickstarter party for Happy Baby, the first feature film from The Rumpus! Sliding scale. Pay what you can. Make any contribution to the kickstarter campaign before the event. Let’s pack […]

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Videos from the SF Happy Baby kickstarter party

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­We would like to thank everyone who came out for the “Let’s Make a Movie” Happy Baby Kickstarter party! For those of you beyond the Bay Area and anyone who couldn’t make the show, you’re in luck. Below are the “Let’s Make a Movie” performances by Jill Sobule, Caitlin Gill, Josh Bearman, Doc Pop, Bucky Sinister, and […]

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Happy Baby Roundup

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The Happy Baby Kickstarter campaign has 21 days to reach the $85,000 funding goal. You can make a donation here. ‘Like’ Happy Baby on Facebook! Stephen Elliott talks with a Happy Baby Kickstarter backer, Stacey Lewis of the legendary City Lights bookstore. You know we added a new reward, right? The Dominatrix Package! And another: The Poetry Package. Nick Flynn, Camille […]

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Happy Baby in Los Angeles

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The Rumpus Proudly Presents: “HAPPY BABY IN LOS ANGELES” A Kickstarter party for Happy Baby, the first feature film from The Rumpus! December 7th, 7pm at Fix Coffee, 2100 Echo Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90026. Doors at 7pm. Show at 7:30pm. Readings by Aimee Bender, Melissa Chadburn, Jillian Lauren, Adrian Todd Zuniga, and Tera Patrick! Comedy […]

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LET’S MAKE A MOVIE! (Tonight!)

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What do porn stars, punk rock self-help gurus, musical legends, comedy, literature, yo-yos, and the movie Argo have in common? The Rumpus, Wholphin, and ZYZZYVA present: LET’S MAKE A MOVIE! The crowd sourcing launch for Happy Baby, the first feature film from The Rumpus! Monday, November 12th. Doors at 6pm. Show starts at 6:30pm. The Make-Out Room (3225 22nd Street). Featuring music […]

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Happy Baby Update

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From the comfort of his own home, Stephen Elliott gives an update on the newly launched Happy Baby Movie Kickstarter Campaign. “We raised over $8,000 in our first 24 hours. The question we’re facing now is, Where will the next $8,000 come from?” Let’s make a movie!

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Fundraising Campaign Internship

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Rumpus editor Stephen Elliott is raising funds for his next feature film, based on his acclaimed novel Happy Baby, and he needs your help! The Rumpus is seeking applications for a dedicated internship position to assist Stephen and the movie’s producers with a crowd-source fundraising campaign. Duties include party-planning, social media promotion, and possibly some video […]

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