MEMPHIS, Tenn. - David Jerome, this guy knows a little bit about travel, having visited 49 states, and written a book inspired by his travel. On Good Morning Memphis, David joins us with more on travel, and his book, Roastbeef's Promise.
Roastbeef's Promise wins the Humor category in the 2009 National Indie Excellence Awards®!
David Jerome’s book, Roastbeef’s Promise, is a laugh-out-loud adventure of a son fulfilling his father’s dying wish.
Jim “Roastbeef” Hume’s father asked to have his ashes spread across the continental United States as a tribute to the time he served in the military. This promise led Hume on the ultimate, year-long road trip.
Hume’s character is admirable and his dedication to his father holds the book together. After hitting a deer, being car-jacked, stabbed, ticketed, arrested and incarcerated, Hume manages to find... (MORE STORY...)
After trying stand-up comedy, writing jokes for Jay Leno and co-owning the Orange County Flyers baseball team, David Jerome is re-releasing his second comedic novel.
Jerome, a 43-year-old Fullerton resident, graduated from Cal State Fullerton in 1994 with his Radio-TV-Film degree.
During his college years, Jerome wrote for the Daily Titan as a guest columnist. Shortly after graduation, he began to explore stand-up comedy and found that he enjoyed writing the jokes, rather than performing them. Jerome submitted jokes to Leno, who was only guest hosting the Tonight Show at the time, and got a personal phone call from Leno... (MORE STORY...)