THURSDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 4, 2012, Join Ben Hollis and special musical guests at The Joynt 650 N. Dearborn (at Erie) in Chicago for a crazy night of fun. Starts at 7:15. More details at https://www.facebook.com/events/407226786007496/
You’ll receive a SPECIAL VIDEO THANK-YOU MESSAGE from Ben. Why 11 dollars? Channel 11 is where WILD CHICAGO first aired. Oh, you’ll also get an on-screen thank-you credit on the DVD. In fact, so will all our contributors.
Your very own DOWNLOAD of the program. Plus all of the above. Why 33 dollars? That was my age when I walked into that fateful first meeting with Mr. John Davies at Channel 11, which led to the birth of Chicago’s wackiest, coolest show ever.
It’ll be about how you got ONE (1) ADVANCE COPY OF THE DVD for helping tell the world The Story of Wild Chicago. Autographed by Ben.
You’ll receive ONE ADVANCE COPY OF THE DVD, and A LIMITED PRINT OF THE COVER OF ELEVEN MAGAZINE (JULY 1990) FEATURING “The Host of Wild Chicago Interviews Ben Hollis” – autographed by yours truly. (Wild Thing, you make my heart sing.) Why 58 dollars? None of your dang business!
You get the TWO (2) ADVANCE COPIES of the DVD plus THE ORIGINAL PITCH DEMO TAPE we put together that compelled Channel 11 to give us a shot. (See above video.) Includes rare footage of the legendary Marc Smith’s Poetry Slam at The Get Me High Jazz Club, Goodies Toy Store, The Polka Music Hall of Fame and more. Glorious VHS transferred to DVD. Plus the ELEVEN MAGAZINE COVER.
I’ll record a brand gnu WILD OUT-GOING MESSAGE FOR YOUR PHONE. I promise to keep it clean. Plus Two (2) DVDs, THE ELEVEN MAGAZINE COVER and the ORIGINAL PITCH DEMO.
Do it in style, with an OFFICIAL PITH HELMET SIGNED BY BEN. Just like the one worn on the show – and by The Marines back in Vietnam circa 1969. Limit 20. Plus TWO (2) DVDs, the ORIGINAL PITCH VIDEO and the ELEVEN MAGAZINE COVER.
Go on a WILD CHICAGO TOUR, custom made for you and lead by Ben! There’s room for 4 in my car. Or shall we take your minivan? Either way, we’ll hit some very cool spots of Wild Chicago renown and I’ll tell you plenty of behind-the-scenes stories of Chicago’s quirkiest show ever. 3 hours – just like Gilligan’s Island. Maybe we’ll get shipwrecked in Crete. Limit 3. Plus up to SIX (6) DVDs for your friends.
Why? Because your amazing contribution got you a WILD CHICAGO LIVE TALK SHOW IN YOUR LIVING ROOM. I’ll bring some favorite guests from the show and we’ll play some music and tell some stories. Plus I’ll interview you and your friends. You better have your camcorder ready. (Note: This isn’t for broadcast. It’s a live, in-person, once in a lifetime kind of show.) Limit 3. Plus TWO PITH HELMETS and up to 20 DVDs for you and your friends. ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT.
Your generosity and spirit of adventure has earned you YOUR VERY OWN WILD CHICAGO MOVIE hosted and produced by me! EMMY QUALITY, my friend. What’ll it be about? Your family? Your business? Your Machu Picchu escape? Let’s make a plan and put it together. (It could be Wild Chicago style or not. Limits apply. We’ll talk.) Limit 2. Plus EXECUTIVE PRODUCER CREDIT, THREE PITH HELMETS and lots of DVDS!
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