A Perfect Union of Contrary Things

Salival.fr interview with Maynard James Keenan biographer Sarah Jensen

An interesting interview came across my desk this morning, refreshingly nothing to do with A Perfect Circle’s new album.  Christophe from Salival.fr recently interview A Perfect Union of Contrary Things author Sarah Jensen, and asked her a bunch of questions about the process used to write the bio. Here’s a sneak peek: What was your approach here? Maynard and I agreed early on that this wouldn’t be a typical rock-star… Read More »Salival.fr interview with Maynard James Keenan biographer Sarah Jensen

Review: A Perfect Union of Contrary Things

Last week my copy of Maynard James Keenan’s biography – A Perfect Union of Contrary Things arrived from the US, and over the last few days I’ve read through it, and composed a few thoughts in a review of sorts.  If you haven’t read the book, below contains a few minor spoilers of sorts, but nothing that should ruin your enjoyment of it. The first half of the book covers… Read More »Review: A Perfect Union of Contrary Things

Maynard Biography Interviews

Interviews are starting to appear online in support of the new Maynard James Keenan  authorised biography A Perfect Union of Contrary Things.  For your consideration today are an interesting interview with Rolling Stone magazine, and a Podcast. In Rolling Stone, Maynard answers a range of questions which I suspect broadly preview the content of the book.  The key point I take from this is that we shouldn’t be expecting it to… Read More »Maynard Biography Interviews

Maynard adds more Book Tour dates

There’s a bunch more dates for Maynard James Keenan‘s book tour in November.  It’s not the kind of thing that happens very often, so I reckon you should check it out! Several new dates have been added to Maynard’s A Perfect Union of Contrary Things including Portland, Seattle and San Francisco as well as second readings in Chicago and Washington, D.C. Tickets for all newly announced readings are on-sale this… Read More »Maynard adds more Book Tour dates

Maynard James Keenan Book Tour

Maynard James Keenan will be heading out on a brief Book Tour in November to celebrate the release of his authorised biography A Perfect Union of Contrary Things.  Confirmed so far are dates in Nashville and Chicago with more to come: Wednesday November 9 Nashville City Winery Tuesday November 15 Thalia Hall, Chicago On the night Maynard will read from and discuss the biography and will take part in a… Read More »Maynard James Keenan Book Tour

A Perfect Union of Contrary Things has a trailer

More info on A Perfect Union of Contrary Things, including a trailer! It is the time of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, a day celebrated across cultures and across millennia as a time of new beginnings. Maynard James Keenan describes the solstice as “a story, a metaphor for stepping into the light. All stories are true, whether or not they’re factual. They have power, and tapping… Read More »A Perfect Union of Contrary Things has a trailer

Maynard James Keenan bio A Perfect Union of Contrary Things in November

xZ1mM3r pointed out to me on the forum this morning that the new Maynard James Keenan biography A Perfect Union of Contrary Things by Sarah Jensen is up for pre-order on Amazon, due November 8th. You can pre-order a copy here! From the blurb: Here is the authorized biography of the one and only Maynard James Keenan. The book traces Keenan’s journey from his Midwest childhood to his years in… Read More »Maynard James Keenan bio A Perfect Union of Contrary Things in November