Embry: Hard-Boiled—A Weird Little Egg Cooked Just Right

February 22, 2017 at 2:16 pm (Uncategorized)

A wonderful review of my brand new book from Eraserhead Press, the bizarro comedy noir EMBRY: HARD BOILED by Mr. Brendan Vidito for Clash Media! Check it out!


16933734_10155882136430299_207993899_nEmbry: Hard-Boiled—A Weird Little Egg Cooked Just Right

A review by Brendan Vidito 

Cooking eggs properly is an art form. It’s all too easy to break the yoke when you crack one into a frying pan, and if you’re like me, seeing that yellow ooze leaking across the non-stick surface will drive you into a foaming rage. The sad truth is that very few people know how to get eggs just right.

Enter Michael Allen Rose in a fine silk bathrobe and, inexplicably, some kind of medieval helmet. He’s holding a breakfast tray with an egg cooked to near perfection. But when you look closer, you realize the egg is actually a flat image on the cover of a book. And even though it’s made of cardboard, paper and glue, your mouth waters and you feel compelled to eat it anyway.

Imagine if Raymond Chandler or Dashiell Hammett wrote…

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