Bill is currently writing a series of short-form humor books, called History Retweets Itself, offering a funny take on historical events. Bill’s view through the lens of modern day social media provides a fun look at history. No pop quiz. No term paper. Just laughs!
Ever wonder what Elvis would tweet? Or what exactly is in a Grateful Dead cocktail? Does ZZ Top use their beards for good or evil? Does Ozzy Osbourne have bat breath? And what ever happened to Maroon 4? Discover things you never knew about your favorite rock stars in this fun look at Rock & Roll.
In this second edition in his History Retweets Itself series, comedy writer Bill Rodgers offers up interesting facts about some of Rock & Roll’s greatest stars viewed through the lens of social media. Take this fun trip through Rock & Roll and enjoy the laughs along the way! #RockOnWithYourBadSelf
“Bill has been making me laugh for over 20 years! Bill is a terrific comedy writer. Now, he’s come up with this great idea for a comedy book. Great fun! Very cool! “ – Jay Leno
“Bill Rodgers is part of the fabric of the Austin and national comedy community, from Esther’s Follies to Jay Leno, and points in between. Bill has been making people laugh for over 25 years, and I’m sure his new series, “History Retweets Itself,” will tickle your funny bone. Damned clever!” – Jesse Sublett, Author, Musician, Austin Character
“Bill has a fun way of turning a phrase. He kept me in stitches when he wrote for Esther’s Follies. Bill knows where the funny is!” – Shannon Sedwick, Esther’s Follies
The first in the series is the Texas Edition, taking a fun slant on historical events in the Lone Star State. The next books in the series will include the Golf Edition, the World History Edition, and the Sports Edition, among others.
Bill is also writing a novel. It is a Southern coming-of-age story following the experiences of a country boy transitioning into the modern age, written in the spirit of Mark Twain.