Apple puts I’m Not Dead… Yet! in their handpicked collection of multitouch books, and features the book in New in Non Fiction at iTunes iBookstore!
I'm Not Dead… Yet!
by Robby Benson
Welcome to the Robby Benson Website
- 200+ photographs
- 20 original songs
- 5 calming slideshows
- 4 career film clips
- Medical links to The Cleveland Clinic
- Preface and Epilogue narrated by the author
We’re excited to announce the standard version of I’m Not Dead… Yet! is on Amazon for the Kindle Fire and all Kindle formats and the standard version of I’m Not Dead… Yet! is on Barnes & Noble for all Nook formats!
“A riveting medical memoir— actor/writer/director Robby Benson takes us on a candid journey from athletic soft-spoken heartthrob on Broadway and film, to husband, father, professor— and courageous survivor of 4 open-heart surgeries. From One on One, Ice Castles, The Chosen, and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast to directing Ellen and Friends, the funny and explicit narrative– with the author’s beautiful photography, career and personal photos, and helpful medical links– is a must for fans and essential reading for heart patients and their loved ones, and anyone searching for what should be the template for medical care in America.”
The official publishing date for all electronic formats and print on demand version is August 7, 2012!
(FYI: The Kindle Fire accommodates the beautiful color photos and links, but Amazon’s best reader’s current technology does not play the music, film clips, and slide shows within a book — which do play perfectly in the ‘flagship’ multitouch version of the book on iPad available only at the iBook Store/iTunes. The brand new Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet does have the capability to do all those things, but we are waiting for B&N’s to offer this enhanced version on their website.)
Lyric Benson brings the poetry of cosmic consciousness to Earth with the power of modern rock — flaming guitar, eco-psychedelic hip-pop, atmospheric electronica, and a big bottom. Play it loud.
Produced by Robby Benson. An author – arranger -composer – director - photographer – producer – professor – screenwriter – songwriter – sound engineer – embarrassing amount of hyphenates be damned — he had a blast collaborating on LYRIC’S LOVE LIGHT REVOLUTION!!!
Click BIOGRAPHY for information on his life work. Here’s the quick list:
More than a mere heart throb in Ice Castles, Ode to Billy Joe, and his own screenplay for the Warner Bros. basketball classic, One on One, Robby Benson is a two time Golden Globe nominated actor who starred in projects with Paul Newman, Jack Lemmon, Burt Reynolds, Gene Hackman, Ossie Davis, George Burns, Maximillian Schell and Rod Steiger.
The cover of USA Today said “Robby Benson lifts Beauty and the Beast to Oscar heights” when he voiced Beast in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the first animated film ever to receive a Best Picture Academy Award Nomination.
Director of Film and over 100 television episodes and pilots. Producer of Film and Television. Most recently he co-starred in Peter Tolan’s 2011 comedy pilot Brave New World for Sony/NBC.
Broadway Star. Received RIAA Gold Records for song writing. Film soundtrack composer. Open Heart, his original musical opened off Broadway at The Cherry Lane Theatre. Published by Samuel French (2006).
Robby’s first book Who Stole the Funny? A Novel of Hollywood (HarperCollins) made the best-seller list of the LA Times in 2007.
Robby new book I’M NOT DEAD… YET! is a medical memoir of surviving four open-heart surgeries for a congenital valve defect while forging ahead with a dynamic career in and out of Hollywood…to help patients and loved ones through open heart surgery with knowledge and humor.
A Professor of Film at NYU’s famed Tisch School of the Arts in the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television, Robby Benson received the honor of being nominated for both New York University’s Distinguished Teaching Award in 2006, and the David Payne-Carter Award for Teaching Excellence in 2010.
Check out PHOTO GALLERIES — rarely without a camera, see Robby’s take on the world.
Listen to his MUSIC