OMG-odlis! I think my book finally arrived...
Mitch in Seatle, who finally got his book - says it was worth the wait - and sent this pic.
Yes, I know it seems like the Kickstarter that never... Read more
My Way: Don't Think Twice It's Alright
And now the end is near...well not quite near enough.
My Way - at times more like Sid Vicious than Frank Sinatra - I've been the Captain Kidd of this... Read more
Now I Wanna Be Your Dog
Long time no see. Here's the story behind my Septemeber disappearance. (no I didn't leave the country because of Donald Trump). My wife Eileen was in and out of the... Read more
And the Beat Goes On...
And the beat goes on. Drums keep a pounding rhythms to the brain.
I know you all want your books. I'm shipping and packing. Packing and shipping. But it's... Read more
Summer Cannibals - Book Report Part 2 - delivery update
Now we've been on a long journey together my fellow travelers. Please let's not let the summer heat get to our heads. What I'm saying is that your books are... Read more
Signed Sealed Delivered...(soon) it's yours
Land Ho! The ships have arrived. And the books are now safely resting in the warehouse. Let the book signing begin!
Tomorrow I'll be at the warehouse in New Haven... Read more
The Book Report
"Haul on the bowline / we sang that melody / Like all good sailors do / when they're far away at sea..." - David Godlis' 115th Dream
Hello from your... Read more
Gabba Gabba Hey! Bringing It All Back Home
STOP THE PRESSES - Breaking News:
HISTORY IS MADE AT NIGHT lives! The Books have all been printed, bound, packed into boxes, and right now shipping to the US from China.... Read more
Never mind politics. Let's talk Punk.
No future? Yes future.
Arriving earlier this week from China - the ozalids, also known as bluelines (pictured above). These are provided from the... Read more
GODLIS calling: roll the presses update
They're finally warming up the presses. Two weeks ago we ran a duotone teston a few of the black & white images from the book as a test on... Read more
A Fairytale of New York
As Christmas Eve approaches, I have a tale to tell. This is perhaps the most astounding sidebar story to my whole Kickstarter project. Here, have a listen...
Once Upon a... Read more
Good Morning Kickstarter!
This morning, I was thinking of Arturo Vega. Pictured here just inside the entrance to CBGB's in 1977, by the front desk. This shot's in the book. Pride of the... Read more
Weekend Update: Time Has Come Today
Time has come today...for another Update.
Oh yeah, I know I've been gone - real gone. But six weeks? Has it really been that long? Please don't answer that one... Read more
The Cover Story and more
Finally - We have a cover. We have a title. And we have an intro. We have the inside sequence of photos laid out. Now just a few finishing touches... Read more
Update MISTAKE OOPS!
Hi Everyone -
That update went out before my less than nimble fingers got to remove the ending. Please substitute this ending instead. I've already corrected it online, but can't... Read more
End of Summer Update / Something Better Beginning - First Look at Book!
It's been a long hot summer. But the dog days are almost behind us.
You know how these things go. You back a project when excitement is in the air... Read more
Shapes of Things: Summer in the City edition
Back with another update after a break of two weeks covering one more Film Festival - BAM Cinemafest in Brooklyn. Hey, a photographer's gotta keep working. In fact it was... Read more
This is not an Update
Well actually, that's not exactly true. But I like the way it sounds. Magritte-ings everyone!
so Let's kick off another update. Gonna keep it short and sweet.
What's going on around... Read more
YES I'm Still Alive & Kicking: How Many Roads?
Question: How many roads must a book go down, before you call it a book?
Answer: Obviously more than I predicted.
The answer was always blowing in the wind I... Read more
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Just a couple of nights ago, I found myself on the Bowery - right on the spot where I took my Patti Smith photograph - and indeed as ... Read more
Land of 1000 Backers
Hi Everyone - just a quick Sunday update - from the Land of 1000 Backers - to let you know we haven't forgotten you. Still signing + packing + sending.... Read more
It's a GODLIS World in here...
Welcome to my world. It's been a long cold creative winter here for me myself and eye in the city that never sleeps. You know, creativity isn't an easy process. It... Read more
I Wanna be Updated!
Hello it's me. Yes, your long lost narrator. Where did you go Joe DiMaggio, you may say?
Well, it's been a long cold January here in New York City, and... Read more
Shapes of Things
Picture this - a day in December. Picture this - freezing cold weather.
Hello again my loyal backers. It's been my plan all along to get the first batch of... Read more
Gobble Gobble Hey!
Just a quick update before the Turkey heads for the Oven...
At the time of our last update, it was our intention to have Info Survey's sent out to all... Read more
Weekend Update - We're back with Progress, Rewards, ETC.
Hello Again - Friends, Ramones, countrymen: Lend me your Ears.
I've come to praise you, not to Bowery you, my wonderful backers. While I've been busy putting together a crack... Read more
Last Minute Alert! - Soho Apple Store NYC TODAY - Thursday Nov. 13th
GABBA GABBA HEY You!
Are you in New York City? - Please don't forget I'm at the Apple Store Soho - Thursday Nov. 13 at 7pm - where I'll be... Read more
Hey Everybody - We're Back. Where have I been you may ask?
Well, 40 Days + 40 Nights of Kickstarter + 3 weeks of NY Film Festival = Exhaustion.
So... Read more
Hey Ho! Let's Go!
First update since the Kickstarter Grand Finale one week ago today. Thank you all so much for this wild ride. I apologize for my online absence. Where have I been?... Read more
20 - 20 - 24 Hours to Go...
According to East Coast Kickstarter Time, the clock is winding down to the last 24. Thank you all for an amazing 40 Days + 40 Nights of support from around... Read more
Dreaming of Parallel Lines: 7 Days + Counting
More Blondie? Yeah baby it's Blondie week in New York City! Last night was the big Blondie 40th Anniversary Photography Exhibit at the Chelsea Hotel Storefront Gallery hosted by... Read more
Let me start out by thanking all you new backers. Wow! What a fabulous ride this has been. And of course thank you to everybody who's been there from the... Read more
Over Under Sideways Down
"When will it end?" Well it's not over yet. 10 Days to go, so let's have some fun. We're making some new updated rewards available tomorrow - Saturday.
First off, due... Read more
I'm Beginning to See The Light...
Well it's another Sunday morning here in New York City, the Velvet Underground on my digital turntable. Welcome aboard to all new Kickstarter backers! Thank you Thank you. To all... Read more
Broadway Looked So Medieval
Welcome to all new backers. Hope you all had a good Labor Day weekend. It's still summer on the streets of New York City. Lots of people sitting out tonight... Read more
Leica Rolling Stone
Playing at CBGB's for the first time after her fall from a Tampa stage in January 1977, but not looking too worse for wear here is Patti Smith with Richard... Read more
(I Belong To The) Blank Generation
Whoa! How many more ways can I say I'm overwhelmed with everyone's support? This has been a surreal five days for me. Thank you all! Crossing the 30K goal this... Read more
Burning Down the House
Thanks everybody for Burning Down the House this weekend at Kickstarter. The pace of your donations set all the algorithms rocking, pushing the project right up to the Kickstarter front... Read more
Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World
What a Wild 24 Hours - Thank you all for contributing to the madness! I got notice my project is a "critic's pick" this afternoon. I think that means lots... Read more
It's been a Hard Day's Night!
Wow. I'm speechless AND Godlis. Thanks so much to all you who jumped on board for Day One. I can't tell you how much it means to get this project... Read more