"The author writes with quick wit and humor. He also has the ability to write with an honesty and tenderness that touches his readers. Your pendulum of emotions will swing from laugh-out-loud funny to tears welling in your eyes. Anyone who has logged miles on their own life's trail will relate to this book."
"Poignant and deeply funny, Brian reflects on his strange and remarkable life journey, recounting personal triumphs, tragedies, and the interesting characters he met along the way. Above all, Mr. Higgins is a wonderful storyteller. This book was a pleasure to read."
"Brian Patrick Higgins made me laugh out loud, smile and tear up as I traveled with him through his life's adventures. I could connect with the sarcasm, humor and emotions of the different decades. Each chapter brought a little message for reflection and then I anxiously had to read to find out what happens next."
"An insightful look into a twisted mind. A really entertaining and touching read. The witty humor and passionate narration will keep you reading well past Dark!"
"Loaned to a friend and did not get it back for six months. Middle section about the writer moving from novice to journeyman to news reporter is some of the best writing I have seen in a long time."
"I found it hilarious, poignant, and self-deprecating all at the same time. Rare in a book I would say. Was most definitely an entertaining page-turner that I think allows you to both laugh and cry, not only at his life but one's own."
"After reading his book it feels like he is known to me since his childhood."
"Reading this book reminds me of a backyard BBQ and reminiscing with my closest friends."
"Down to earth, real, relatable, beautifully sarcastic, equally intelligent and witty, with a consistent flow and storyline. Draws you in and never leaves you long without a chuckle or literal 'laugh out loud.' "
This video of the tour launch was shown at stops along my 2015-16 book tour for A Good Look Before Dark.
During my 2015-16 tour to promote my humor memoir, A Good Look Before Dark, I stopped into college radio station where I deejayed decades earlier and discussed the station's humble roots with Eli Hershkovich and Derek Peters. Things turn provocative when the subject of a WDPU sex legend surfaces.