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Kevin Smith To Host 24 Hour Labor Day Twitter Marathon!

Has he gone mad!?!!

So you think you have a busy Labor Day weekend lined up? Think again!

Director Kevin Smith is planning to spend Labor Day, September 7th, 2009, harnessing the power of Twitter.com. Smith is promoting his upcoming book, Shootin’ the S**t With Kevin Smith, which hits stores on September 22nd, 2009 and plans to play host to a marathon Twitter session. During that time, fans will be able to ask the director anything that is on their minds. A very cool opportunity indeed! Don’t miss out on it!

Fans can tune into the 24-hour ‘tweet-athon’ and interact with Kevin Smith by going to www.twitter.com/thatkevinsmith

Currently, Smith boasts over one million Twitter.com followers and made this statement about the big event:

“I wanna see if I can do it. I’ve been training for this my whole life, simply by being a lazy fat-a** who’d rather stare at a screen than better himself with a brisk constitutional (walk). Someone asked what my training regiment is gonna be, and I told them I’ve already stockpiled lots of Count Chocula (cereal).”

More on “Shootin’ the S**t With Kevin Smith”…

Following the enormous success of his New York Times bestseller My Boring-Ass Life, legendary independent filmmaker, writer, actor and cultural commentator Kevin Smith returns to share more words of wit and wisdom in Shootin’ The Sh*t With Kevin Smith: The Best of Smodcast [Titan Books, 22 Sep / 2 Oct 2009, $14.95 / £9.99].

kevin_smith_smodcastCollecting some of the finest moments of Smith’s freewheeling conversations with his friend and producer Scott Mosier (as heard on their top-rated podcast, known as SModcast), this brand new book exposes more of the inner workings of Smith’s wonderfully weird mind.

Discover the genesis of Stalin’s Monkey Soldier army, the horrifying tale of Kevin vs. Steak Tartare, how to make bukkake eggs, the lengths to which Jason Mewes would go for a free comic, and how Kevin was once willing to let Alanis Morissette get mugged…

Lewd, crude and hilariously rude, these are just a few examples of the riches to be found within! Also featuring guest conversationalists Walt Flanagan and Bryan Johnson, fellow filmmaker and failed Canadian Malcolm Ingram, and even contributions from his wife Jen and daughter Harley, these are the humorous highs and cultural lows of Kevin Smith’s verbal diarrhoea…and he can’t wait to unload on you.

Kevin Smith sold his comic book collection to fund Clerks, and after the film became a huge hit he was able to buy them back. Smith was the producer of the Oscar-winning Good Will Hunting and has also written and directed Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Jersey Girl, Clerks II and Zack and Miri Make A Porno. He is also a comic book writer, actor and author. His previous book for Titan, My Boring-Ass Life: The Uncomfortably Candid Diary of Kevin Smith, was a New York Times bestseller. His next movie as director is A Couple of Dicks starring Bruce Willis.