If you can't make it to tonight's reading, Wieden+Kennedy Entertainment's Story Time podcast has Willy Vlautin reading an excerpt from Lean on Pete, accompanied by music from his band, Richmond Fontaine. (I don't know if he'll be doing it tonight, but for his Northline reading at Powell's he dragged one of his Richmond Fontaine bandmates along to provide backup music.) Not quite as dream-boaty as the real thing, but it'll do.

And just for the record, because I want you guys to know: Every time I say something creepy about Willy Vlautin, Ezra chimes in with something exponentially creepier.