Don’t miss THE LUCKY 12 SIGN AND WINE PARTY for the hilarious book, NICE LEGS! A PAIRING OF WINE AND WORDS – on Tuesday, July 1 at ISOLA PIZZA BAR  at 1526 INDIA ST in Little Italy.  The event which runs from 5:30pm – 8pm will include a signing of the authors , Larry Zeiger and Jack Beddows plus to celebrate the occasion, ISOLA will have $5.00 Margherita pizzas plus $5.00 specials on wine with NICE LEGS!  This is a beautiful restaurant – and if you like SOPHIA LOREN – she is the theme of the restaurant!!!

Bring you friends and family – and if you’d like to purchase a book – the cost (tax included) with autographs is only $15.00!  And as a bonus, the famous ROBERTO PILATO who is in the book, NICE LEGS, will also be signing your copies!  We prefer cash or checks.

And – this just in –  UPSTART CROW in Seaport Village is selling NICE LEGS all the time!  They have had a very positive response – and asked for additional copies!!!

Finally – we have more signings up – but need to confirm dates  – so watch for upcoming invites.  But we do recommend that you come to ISOLA for a fantastic night of food, wine, and NICE LEGS!   And if you already own a book – come to celebrate – and you’ll pick up Roberto’s autograph as well!

Book Signing's are the most fun with a fine wine!  NICE LEGS!  Own a copy today!

Book Signing’s are the most fun with a fine wine! NICE LEGS! Own a copy today!




This Thursday, May 8 – don’t miss the FUN-RAISER SCHOLARSHIP EVENT at Zia’s Bistro in Little Italy.  The event will raise money for scholarships for graduating talented film/arts students at Point Loma High!  Each award is in memory/celebration of life of some of the most wonderful students I have ever taught in my lifetime. So please attend.  There will be a $10.00 donation at the door – but with your donation – you will be receiving a free glass of vino (with Nice Legs, of course)!  The event begins at 4pm – and will last until the last person leaves! (around 8pm) – Happy Hour prices are from 4pm – 6pm – and there are wonderful pizzas, appetizers, salads, and more!  Bring your friends, colleagues, and family!  And there will be LIVE entertainment!  Zia’s Bistro is located at 1845 India on the corner of India and Fir by the plaza with the fountain.

On Saturday, May 10 – Jack Beddows and I will be celebrating our 10th SIGN & WINE of NICE LEGS!  A PAIRING OF WINE AND WORDS.  Come join us for the celebration and definitely bring your friends to CAFFE CALABRIA in North Park located at 3933 30th St.  (near University) – from 5:30pm to at least 8pm!  CAFFE CALABRIA is an award-winning coffee bistro and an excellent restaurant for gourmet pizzas, capresse salads, italian desserts, and superb vino!  We will have a private room in the back – and celebrating – maybe even all night long!!  We will also have books for sale!!!  Come help us make NICE LEGS a best seller!!  And don’t forget to leave a review on  

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Don’t miss this Thursday’s (April 17) NICE LEGS! SIGN & WINE NUMERO NINE (it rhymes) at OLD VENICE RESTAURANT in Point Loma at 2910 Canon St  from 4pm – 7pm.  We’ll be signing books and enjoying fine wines and terrific appetizers and pizzas.

Old Venice is the famous location for all the alumni, cast, and friends after-parties of many Gotta Sing Gotta Dance productions!  So come on by when work is done – and enjoy the fun!!!  Cost of the book which includes tax is $15. and cash or check is preferred.  Oh – and NICE LEGS makes a great Easter and/or Passover gift paired with a bottle of wine.

One more item  of historical note – Chapter 9 of NICE LEGS starts out at Old Venice as Jack and Larry tell two  outrageous stories – “Big Mouth Strikes Again,” and “Caught in the Act” inspried by a glass of Marilyn Merlot and Basket Case Syrah.  You’ll love the pairing!

If by chance, you don’t live in San Diego, NICE LEGS! A PAIRING OF WINE AND WORDS is available on  And if you like our book and would like to give a review on – please do so!

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Don’t miss our 8th SIGN & WINE on Thursday, March 20 at the spectacular MONELLO ITALIAN CUISINE located in Little Italy at 750 W. Fir – in the hear of Little Italy – just down the street from Zia’s Bistro (Fir St intersects India and Kettner).  This event is from 4:30pm – 7pm and in additional to the book signing of NICE LEGS! – you will love the  incredible selection of wines (with NICE LEGS, of course), cocktails,  appetizers, and awesome pizzas!  And you will love meeting their friendly staff!!!

AND this is the first signing which is dedicated to all the GOTTA SING GOTTA DANCE alums who graced the stage of PLHS for 31 years!!!  So bring your friends, families, business partners – and enjoy a perfect late afternoon/early evening in the heart of Little Italy with the stars!  Spread the word!!!

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Please joing us for a fun late afternoon/early evening on TUESDAY, MARCH 4 at the famous ZIA’S BISTRO in Little Italy located at 1845 INDIA on the corner of India and Fir from 4pm – 7pm (Happy Hour is 4pm – 6pm) – wonderful wines with NICE LEGS – and appetizers and pizzas at Happy Hour prices.  And you can purchase copies of NICE LEGS! A PAIRING OF WINE AND WORDS – the hilarious tale of two overworked teachers – and the first book in history where every story is paired with a superb wine which inspires the writers to create their outrageous stories!  The reviews are incredibile!!!  So don’t miss this fantastic event!  

And by the way – Chapter 10 – STOLEN DREAMS begins at Zia’s Bistro with Vince, Michael, Ulisses, Megan, Joey, Scott, De, Alex, and Tiziano (and you will meet them at the signing) – all in the tale of Larry’s encounter with a thief in Italy and Jack’s treacherous business adventures!  Don’t miss the fun and excitement at our SIGN AND WINE #7 on Tuesday, March 4 at ZIA’S BISTRO!!!  Checks or Cash will be accepted for the purchase of this fantastic book which also makes a great gift for relatives, friends, business associates, and neighbors!  Cost of book is $15. (includes tax).

AND COMING SOON – watch for SIGN AND WINE #8 at the INCREDIBLE MONELLO ITALIAN RESTAURANT in Little Italy on THURSDAY, MARCH 20.  MONELLO is located at 750 Fir between India and Kettner in Little italy.  More info will be sent to you closer to the date – but SAVE THE DATE!!!

Thank you all for your support.  We’ve had an incredible turnout at our SIGN AND WINES – and with your help – NICE LEGS will be a best seller!!!  If you have any ideas for a SIGN AND WINE in your neighborhood – please let us know!  Larry will even perform on his kazoo!  We are working on signings in L.A., Hollywood, and San Francisco – coming soon!

A WINE WITH NICE LEGS GOES PERFECTLY WHILE READING NICE LEGS!  NICE LEGS! by Larry Zeiger and Jack Beddows is also available on




NICE LEGS! Signing and Discussion at BARNES & NOBLE – Don’t miss it!

Don’t miss our NICE LEGS book signing #6 at Barnes & Noble in Mira Mesa (in shopping plaza where Edwards Cinema IMAX Theatres are located off I-15 – on Saturday,February 22,2014 from 3:30pm to 6pm.  Jack Beddows and Larry Zeiger will be doing a presentation about the book at 4pm at this event.  Bring your friends and family and learn about the stories we told in NICE LEGS! – a lively discussion of crazy neighbors, our unusual first pets, a philisophical thief, Las Vegas trips gone bad, an amazing trip to Mazatlan, spooky vampires in an old house, life as a musical, ourtrageous Cleveland stories, will Massachusetts tales, and lots more!  

Help us make NICE LEGS! A PAIRING OF WINE AND WORDS a national best seller!!!  If you can’t make our signings, you can always purchase the book at AMAZON.COM.  It’s easy to do and you will receive the book in three days!  ImageImageImage

And here’s one more bit of news – if you are in Little Italy and stop by SAN DIEGO CELLARS located at 2215 Kettner you can purchase a bottle of NICE LEGS! SYRAH CUVEE – that’s right – they’ve named a bottle of incredible wine after our book!  Imagine our book paired with a fine wine that not only has NICE LEGS – but it is called NICE LEGS!  The perfect pairing and gift idea! In fact, you can also shop at BARONS MARKET and/or THIRD CORNER and purchase many of the bottles of superb wines which are paired with each of the stories in our book!  A great gift idea!!!


Don’t miss our 5th book signing of NICE LEGS! A PAIRING OF WINE AND WORDS this Saturday, Feb 15, 2014 at BARONS MARKET in Point Loma.  The signing will take place between 3pm and 6pm in the TASTING ROOM of the store – where you will have an opportunity to taste 5 wines from this hilarious book.  The champagne you will taste is from the last chapter in the book, THE CELEBRATION BEGINS which takes place at . . . where else?  BARONS MARKET!!!

Larry Zeiger and Jack Beddows, the authors will be present and sign your books with great delight!  They make perfect gifts and what could be better than a copy of NICE LEGS! and a bottle of vino from the excellent selection at Barons Market for Valentines Day (one day late)!!!!  Cash or Checks only will be accepted at this event.

If you can’t make Book Signing #5 and you live in North County – we will be signing books at BARNES & NOBLE in Mira Mesa (off the 15, in the shopping center where the Edwards Cinemas are locate  – from 4pm – 6pm on Saturday, February 22.  We will also be speaking about the book at 4pm.  

And if you don’t live in San Diego – just go to AMAZON.COM – and you will have your book within 3 days!  Thank you all for your support on our project!!!


NICE LEGS! Book Signing #5 – February 15th – Don’t miss it!

NICE LEGS! Book Signing #5 - February 15th - Don't miss it!


Please join us this Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 4:30pm to 7pm at THE THIRD CORNER in Ocean Beach for an incredible book signing event.  The hilarious collection of  memoirs by Larry Zeiger and Jack Beddows, NICE LEGS! A PAIRING OF WINE AND LEGS will be sold at the

Book Signing's are the most fun with a fine wine!  NICE LEGS!  Own a copy today!

Book Signing’s are the most fun with a fine wine! NICE LEGS! Own a copy today!

event and thanks to Todd and incredible staff at THE THIRD CORNER  – there will also be an incredible wine tasting featuring wines inspired by the NICE LEGS!  For $10.00 you will have 7 tastes of wine from Italy, Uruguay, Argentina, and California with a special taste of the Duckhorn Migration Pinot Noir – the wine that initates the first chapter of our book!

You do not need a reservation for the Wine Tasting – but if you would like to stay for dinner or snacks and have a table – you should make a reservation for after the wine tasting by calling 619-223-2700. Our book is selling for $15.00 which includes the sales tax – and we are accepting cash or checks.

And don’t forget, you can help make our book a best seller! If you live out of town, NICE LEGS! is available on  Simply google the title – and you will receive by mail in 3 days.  Share this with your friends and relatives!!!

Hope to see you at THE THIRD CORNER on Tuesday!!!