What I Love about You By Me Inside the Creation of the Fill-in-the-Blank Love Journal

I got the idea for the What I Love about You Fill in the Love™ Journal from a gift I received several years ago. It’s just a tiny spiral Mead notebook, but it instantly became (and remains) my most prized possession. Maybe on some subconscious level I thought, everyone should know how this feels: to be told in concrete terms . . .

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Come One, Come All: It’s Time To Get Toasted! Tell Us Your Terrible Toast & Win Knock Knock Stuff!

  Hear ye, hear ye. We would like to propose a toast . . . to toasting! This ancient practice is not only one of mankind’s all-time greatest excuses for drinking, it’s also the subject of our newest book, Toasted: The Civilized (and Uncivilized) Guide to Raising Your Glass. I absolutely loved working on this book. Not only did it . . .

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The “Dirt” on “Slake: Los Angeles” Literary Magazine It's Our "Show and Tell" Feature!

As you know, we at Knock Knock are passionate lovers of pencils, paper, and printing presses. I was therefore thrilled last Friday to attend a party for Slake, a new Los Angeles literary quarterly that proudly exists only in paper form. That is, it exists only in real life. Slake started in summer 2010, and is currently on its fourth . . .

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Good Night, Davy Jones Flotsam and Jetsam

Last Saturday was cold, and I stayed at home to do laundry and clean house. For company I had The Monkees DVDs playing all day in the living room. It was excellent. As I discovered, it’s difficult—nay, impossible—to sustain any really respectable ennui while The Monkees is on all day. I decided that this would be my new thing—The Monkees, . . .

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“A Year of Fortunes (Without the Cookies)” It’s Our “Glimpse of the Future” Feature!

In Spring of 2012, Knock Knock will unleash a product of such visceral power and mind-blowing intensity, it is destined to set the world afire. Or, at least, delight a few people who enjoy tiny slips of paper with tiny words printed on them. A Year of Fortunes (Without the Cookies) is the world’s first book of fortune-cookie fortunes presented . . .

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