Friday, March 1, 2013

New Location For Eckhartz Press Blog

The Eckhartz Press Website has been completely redesigned, and the new Eckhartz Press blog is on the actual website now.

Click here for the new website.

Click here for the new blog.

All of the links on this page will continue to work. Thanks for checking out at this location over the past year and a half.

Records Truly Is My Middle Name

John Records Landecker's memoir "Records Truly Is My Middle Name" is available for pre-order now!

Click here to order your copy today.

The book ships on March 28th.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

News From Brendan Sullivan

He writes on his Facebook page today...

"This Spring, Marist High School's "Chicago Literature" class is reading "The Jungle," "The House on Mango Street," "A Raisin in the Sun" and "The Living Wills," by yours truly and Rick Kaempfer. Not bad company. I'm ecstatic and humbled."

Congrats to Eckhartz Press authors Brendan and Rick!

An interview with Randy Richardson

Eckhartz Press author Randy Richardson chats with the folks at Bookcast about his book "Cheeseland"

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Jockline Daily Plugs "Records Truly Is My Middle Name"

Jockline Daily goes out to disc jockeys across the country...

FEBRUARY 26thTH, 2013 –– Landecker's "Records Truly Is My Middle Name" Available By Pre-Order March 1st. Chicago's iconic host, John Records Landecker's new book which debuts on March 28, but it will available for pre-order at beginning March 1.

It's called "Records Truly Is My Middle Name" by John Records Landecker (Produced by Rick Kaempfer). It covers John's 40+ years in broadcasting (WLS, WIBG, CFTR,WLUP, WCKG, WJMK, etc), features some GREAT stories, incredible pictures, and additional stories about John from more than 30 other people that have worked with like (shown L-R,) Tommy Edwards, Steve King, Yvonne Daniels, Larry Lujack and Bob Sirott and many, many more. NOTICE: Landecker and many greats from the legendary "Big 89/WLS," will be joining Morning Show Boot Camp in Chicago in August for a special "Learning from the Masters" segment, moderated by Cumulus' Jan Jeffries. Stay tuned for details coming soon.

PHOTO: Courtesy of Tommy Edwards

Monday, February 25, 2013

Records Truly Is My Middle Name: The Soundtrack

What do George Harrison, George Carlin, John Travolta, Sylvester Stallone, Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner, the cast of Star Wars, Tom Hanks, Mary Tyler Moore & Valerie Harper, Marilu Henner, Walter Payton, Michael Douglas, Tina Turner, Martha Stewart, and Harry Caray have in common?

All of them will be appearing on the upcoming CD companion piece to John Landecker's memoir, Records Truly Is My Middle Name.

We were in the recording studio all day yesterday working on it. Very exciting stuff. The book comes out on March 28. The soundtrack will be out before summer.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Records Truly Is My Middle Name

The first excerpt of the upcoming John Landecker book "Records Truly is My Middle Name" is in the current issue of Shore Magazine. This little excerpt explains the origin of "Boogie Check".

Just a small taste of what we just know you'll think is a fascinating book.