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Professor Moptop is going to self publish and YOU can be a part of the Beatle University experience!
Professor Moptop is going to self publish and YOU can be a part of the Beatle University experience!
Professor Moptop is going to self publish and YOU can be a part of the Beatle University experience!
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HELLO CLASS!! For over ten years now, I (real name Gregory Alexander) have "portrayed" Professor Moptop on WXRT's Breakfast with the Beatles in Chicago! The Professor teaches college level Beatle knowledge designed for people who are familiar with the band, as well as novices who know very little.  We ALL wanna know more!

After accumulating TONS of information, I have written a book all about the band from day 1, until the end of 1964, an extremely fascinating time for not just The Fab Four, but for the world of music as well as history.

Now that I have all of my thoughts and findings together, its time to print, edit, index and share, and this is a really spendy process!! This is where YOU can help! (y'know... with a little help from my friends!!!)

After all is said and done, it's gonna cost juuuust around $ 4,500 to get this collection of words into a physical, readable holdable book, I'm shaving off a bit so I can make the goal $4,489.09 so it could end in a 909.

The Moptop team has come up with some great stuff to give away for various levels of donations and together we can all learn a lot about something we love .

Throughout the process I look forward to sharing news and updates on the "what's going on" of the project as we gear up to launch this book!!!!

I love knowledge, music, and Beatles, and I love sharing what I gain, in the hopes of making the world just a half a step better! Thanks for you!!! Professor Moptop (Gregory Alexander)

Risks and challenges

I do know that the market of Beatle books is already a fairly over saturated one, but many books of this nature (historical and philosophical) become a much more complete story with perspective and time, and even in a well known field of knowledge, there are always "new" ways to look at the Beatles.

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    Beatle University Diploma

    Each donation will receive an OFFICIAL signed and number Beatle University diploma (suitable for framing)

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    Moptop and Beatle University Stickers!!

    Who doesn't like stickers???

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    Super Hero Moptop Print

    A special full color Professor Moptop "super hero" print (approx 81/2 x 11) signed and numbered by the artist!

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    Textbook Beatles Volume 1

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    A Cartoony Professor print.

    Get an 8 x 11 colorized print of the Professor's Official logo, signed and numbered by the artist, each one will be unique!!

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    The Moptop Archives

    Professor Moptop has a large collection of his audio presentation of the Beatles history through music and it can be yours for a small donation (shipping options available)

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    A framed Professor Moptop 45 rpm record*

    For a donation of $100 bucks YOU can receive a rare Professor Moptop framed 45 rpm record*

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    A Professor Moptop Print

    A limited edition "Beatle Classroom" print drawn by graphic designer Steve Gibson depicting the Professor instructing a class of Beatles.

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    Get your name in the book!

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    A Customized Audio greeting

    For any occasion (wedding, birthday, anniversary, etc) that requires an off the rack greeting card, CUSTOMIZED AUDIO can substitute!! with modern technology, the possibilities are bound only by the imagination!!! (usually 10-20 minutes in length)

    copy and paste the link below for an example.
    https://soundcloud.com/yourfavoritegreg-1/for-marhsall message me with questions.

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    The Professor will make you a mix cd!!!

    The Professor will personally do what he is absolutely most gifted at, which is to make a CUSTOM mix cd (a double) complete with a case and liner notes!!

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    Beatle U comes to you!!

    Within a range of 247 miles from Chicago, the Professor will pack up his books and teach a group of your choice about the Beatles (the topic of your choice, about two hours, specifics to be negotiated). Outside of the range of the road, I would gladly SKYPE or video broadcast a similar "class" which can be just about anywhere!! The lesson will include audio and visual examples, TONS of fun trivia, a q and a period and a TEST!
    Contact me at www.professormoptop.com and we can hammer out specific details!! This could be a BLAST!!!

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