Thursday, March 10, 2011

'Eat. Sleep. Read.' April Fool's Day Contest!

April Fool’s Day is on the way and we would like to see how creative and silly you can be with your Eat. Sleep. Read. t-shirts. The contest is simple:

1) Take a picture incorporating your ESR t-shirt. 2) Make it funny. Make it silly! The funnier and sillier the better! You aren’t required to wear your ESR t-shirt but it must be clearly displayed in the picture.

I will post the pictures on Russo’s Books FaceBook page and my FaceBook page on Friday, April 1st, 2011. The picture(s) with the most “likes” and/or “comments” on these two pages will be the winner. The public will have three days to vote for their favorite picture. Voting for pictures will close on Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 at midnight. There will be a 1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place winner. You are welcome to use as many people as you like in the picture, however, only one GC will be awarded to the winning picture(s).


-Deadline for pictures to be submitted is midnight Thursday, March 31st, 2011.

-Pictures may be submitted ONLY to Jason Frost –

-Pictures must be family friendly.

-Winners will be notified via e-mail and prize must be picked up within TWO WEEKS or they will be forfeit.

-How the winner(s) will be determined: the picture with the most “likes” and/or “comments” on Russo’s Books FaceBook page and Jason Frost’s FaceBook page will win.

-Only two entries per e-mail.

-If the rules are not followed your picture(s) will be disqualified.

-1st place winner - $15 Russo’s Books gift certificate.
-2nd place winner - $10 Russo’s Books gift certificate.
-3rd place winner - $5 Russo’s Books gift certificate.

-This contest is open to everyone who is a “fan” of Russo’s Books FaceBook page and/or a “friend” of Jason Frost on FaceBook. Walk-in or in-store customers are welcome to play as well. Out of state winner(s) will receive their GC via USPS mail.

-Anyone can vote but (obviously) you must be a “fan” or Russo’s Books or a “friend” of Jason Frost to do so. Just add us, we’re really friendly.

-You are free to forward, pass, e-mail, text, blog this contest and/or your picture entries in order to have your friends and family vote.

-If you are out of state and do not have a shirt, please contact me. Local folks just stop by Russo's Books. 9000 Ming Avenue - Suite I-4 - Bakersfield, CA - 93311

-Contest starts on Friday, March 11th, 2011.

-This contest will be run by Jason Frost. Any questions, comments, inquiries should be directed to him. is the best way.

-Good luck and above all… HAVE FUN!!!!!!!!!!


  1. What a cool contest Jason. I loved the picture! I have to come up with something. I can't wait to see all of the funny pictures!

  2. I look forward to your entry Cheryl!

  3. Yes, The day is coming very fast, so we should hurry up to prepare for it. I also look forward to see funny pictures and to have fun. I know a lot of pranks but almost all of them are old style. Lately I came across and found there a lot of useful information about April Fool day. Brows books and movies. So funny! Happy April Fool Day! Be the first to yell April Fool.