"The Streets of Baltimore" Book Release - Brandon Novak

“The Streets of Baltimore” Book Release

Brandon Novak The Streets of Baltimore book cover

In this podcast, Joe Franz, Brandon Novak and friends discuss the newest book, The Streets of Baltimore.

This is Brandon Novak’s third book that follows the success of Dreamseller, which is in its 9th print edition and one of Amazon’s top 50 addiction memoirs.  The book just sold over 1000+ copies in the first 24 hours. Brandon Novak comes clean about his 25 year-long heroin addiction in this suspenseful memoir interspersed with action, humor, and inspiration.  It includes over 50 pages of rare color photos, authentic police records, and court documents chronicling the journey of Brandon Novak from stardom to the streets.   

"Novak’s story is evidence that miracles really do happen." –Steve-O (of "Jackass")
“A gripping portrait of adversity, salvation, and recovery.” –Dr. Drew Pinsky (of "Celebrity Rehab")
“Novak’s story brings hope and inspiration.” –Danny Duncan (Pop culture celebrity)
“Novak is honest and passionate about recovery.” –The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation

About the Co-Author of The Streets of Baltimore

Joe Frantz is an American filmmaker and author. His motion pictures include several installments of the Jackass film series. He was the producer and cinematographer for Haggard The Movie, the CKY Video Series, Minghags, and Where The F Is Santa?. He has served as producer, director of photography, and cameraman for over two hundred episodes of television for National Geographic, MTV, The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, and various other networks. His popular shows include MTV's Viva La Bam and Bam's Unholy Union. Joe Frantz was the producer/cinematographer for globally popular music videos and documentaries for the bands HIM, CKY, The 69 Eyes, Clutch, The Bloodhound Gang, and Vinnie Paz. In addition to The Streets of Baltimore, he was a collaborative co-author for Novak's Dreamseller: An Addiction Memoir, and he created and wrote the Brandon Novak Chronicles graphic novel. Frantz has worked as an instructor of film, video, and communications at the Art Institute of Philadelphia. He was also an administrator for the Pennsylvania Department of Education, a position through which he worked with inmates in the prison system.
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