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Sadness: Legendary phone phreak Bill Acker has passed away.

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Audio: Phil discusses Joybubbles, the famous blind whistling phone phreak, on NPR's award-winning show RadioLab.

Video: Watch Phone Phreak Confidential, Phil's talk at this year's Hackers on Planet Earth conference.

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Book Tour Schedule

I am delighted to be reading at the following bookstores and events:

Mon, 2/11 Skylight Books Los Angeles
7:30 pm 1818 North Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA   map
Wed, 2/13 Kepler's Books Menlo Park
7:30 pm 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, CA   map
Fri, 2/15 Diesel Book Store Oakland
7:00 pm 5433 College Ave., Oakland, CA 94618   map
Tue, 2/19 Powell's Books Portland
7:30 pm 1005 West Burnside St., Portland, OR   map
Wed, 2/20 Town Hall Seattle
6:00 pm 1119 Eighth Avenue, Seattle, WA   map
Admission is $5, tickets available here.
Fri, 2/22 Chuckanut Radio Hour/Village Books Bellingham
7:00 pm 1224 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA   map
Mon, 2/25 Book Passage San Francisco
6:00 pm 1 Sausalito, Ferry Building #42, SF, CA   map
Tue, 2/26 RSA Security Conference San Francisco
2:30 pm (Attendance limited to RSA Security Conference attendees)
Wed, 2/27 Politics & Prose Washington, DC
7:00 pm 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW Washington, DC   map
Thu, 2/28 Harvard Book Store Cambridge, MA
7:00 pm 1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA   map
Fri, 3/1 MIT Cambridge, MA
noon Room E62-250, MIT Campus, MA
Tue, 3/5 Alpha One Labs Community Hackerspace Brooklyn
7:00 pm 231 Norman Ave., #312, Brooklyn, NY, 11222   map
Wed, 3/6 Tattered Cover Book Store Denver
7:30 pm 2526 East Colfax Ave., Denver, CO   map
Sat, 3/9 Writers With Drinks San Francisco
7:30 pm 3225 22nd St., San Francisco, CA   map
Fri, 4/5 Noisebridge San Francisco
6:30 pm 2169 Mission St. (between 16th and 17th), San Francisco, CA   info

Please email if you're interested in having Phil give a reading or talk at your book store, company, conference, or event.