Archive: Aug 2019



Martin and Marco: Pre-orders are Open

By Pete Peterson

I’ve been a fan of Jonny Jimison’s work for a long time. In fact, a few weeks ago when I sat down with the original Kickstarter version of Martin and Marco, I got a little teary-eyed when I got to the end and read through the list of backers, because it seemed like I knew every one of them, and most were part of the Rabbit Room community.

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The Habit Podcast, Episode 14: Jessica Hooten Wilson

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. In today’s episode, Jonathan Rogers interviews Jessica Hooten Wilson, who is currently working on bringing to life an unfinished novel by Flannery O’Connor.

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The Hiding Place: Production Diary, Part 1

By Pete Peterson

When Jake Speck called me about this time last year and asked if I’d be interested in adapting Corrie ten Boom’s The Hiding Place for the stage, my response was “Heck yes! But hang on. Before I agree, let me go read the book and see if I like it.”

The truth was I had only the faintest idea of who Corrie was and honestly didn’t know if hers was the kind of story that would suit my abilities as a writer. I ordered the book and ate it up in a couple of days. World War II. Nazis. The Resistance. Smuggling of Jews. The Holocaust. Faith in the face of nigh-unquenchable darkness. I called Jake back and told him I was in, but I had little idea what I was getting into.

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A New Local Show Season Begins: Fall 2019

By The Rabbit Room

One short week from today (September 3rd), the Local Show will return for its Fall 2019 season! And it will kick off with a slew of excellent voices: Andrew Osenga, Leslie Jordan, Chris Renzema, Becca Bradley, and Becca Jordan. You may or may not be familiar with all those names—not to worry. This post will get you up to speed on all these excellent artists.

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The Resistance, Episode 12: Fantastic Negrito

By Matt Conner

When I asked Xavier Dphrepaulezz how I should refer to him in our pre-interview banter, he told me he’s always Fantastic Negrito unless he’s in his pajamas.

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Covering Adoption Concert

By Drew Miller

Coming up on Friday, September 6th, my church family is hosting a night of cover songs from our favorite—and not-so-favorite—decades. Ticket sales will go towards families in our community pursuing adoption. Artists include Don & Lori Chaffer, Andrew Peterson, Matthew Smith, Flo Oakes, and myself, plus a handful more! Read on for more details.

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Announcing WELL: Exploring the Healing Power of Art

By The Rabbit Room

We are thrilled to announce that on October 11th, an event named “WELL” will take place at Hutchmoot, featuring Sara Groves, Andrew Peterson, Eric Peters, Odessa Settles, Drew Miller, Ella Mine, and hosted by none other than Jonathan Rogers. Needless to say, we’re eagerly anticipating this night of songs and stories.

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The Resistance, Episode 11: Glen Phillips

By Matt Conner

For years, Glen Phillips says, it felt personal.

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The Habit Podcast, Episode 13: Mary Laura Philpott

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. In today’s episode, Jonathan Rogers interviews Mary Laura Philpott, author of I Miss You When I Blink.

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Mites, Monocultures, and Making

By Mark Meynell

The book engrossed me so much that I found myself continuing to read it while going on a rollercoaster with my then young son. And I have the photographic evidence to prove it.

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New Release from Sandra McCracken: “Christ Is The Life of the World”

By The Rabbit Room

Last Friday, Sandra McCracken released her first piece of new music since Songs from the Valley: a hymn called “Christ Is The Life of the World.”

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The Dragon Lord Saga: New, Full Color Printing with Rabbit Room Press

By Jonny Jimison

The Dragon Lord Saga is a story that I’ve been working on for a long, long time. It’s a five-volume graphic novel series combining the fantasy adventure of The Lord of the Rings with the cartoon humor of Calvin and Hobbes. Thanks to my Patreon backers, I’ve been able to continue work on the series, but for the last two years, the first volume has been out of print. I’ve been trying to find a way to bring it back.

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