Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Official Video Trailer to Down But Not Out Released Today

Gain insight into the thrilling southern character charm and highly emotional charge of the Willie Boy Team in the Official Video Trailer of Down But Not Out - Poker champions in Vegas. You'll see some of the emotional luggage and interesting backgrounds of Lisa, Junior and Willie.

Viewable on Youtube or at my website,

Down But Not Out Official Video Trailer

Video Produced by - Trey Alexander
Assistant Director/Sound Engineer - Juan Estrada

The Willie Boy Team
Junior - Bruce Dillard
Lisa - Malinda Williams
Willie - Bill Norvell

Additional Cast
Jade - Ashley Winkle
Junior's mother - Atha DiPrima
Lisa's husband / Poker player - David Messer
Poker crowd fan - Juan Estrada
Poker crowd fan - Trey Alexander
Poker dealer - Jeff Hoffman
Uncle Willard - J.C. Hester

Special Thanks
Gonce and Messer, Attorneys at Law
Donna Grissom

Executive Producers
David Messer
Bill Norvell

Copyright 2011. Bill Norvell. All Rights Reserved.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Winning team dance routine - Funny!

Check out this 45 second historical comedic video dance trademarked by the characters in Down But Not Out after a showdown victory:

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Call for attention to domestic abuse

The young lady pictured in this post was lucky, she survived... 4 women per day in the U.S. are murdered from domestic abuse. In Down But Not Out, the character Lisa Price reveals her similar experiences to bring attention to this horrific crime. Read more at:

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

unique character Great Uncle Willard "The Poet" Cooper. His saying after golf : Yes though I walk through the shadows and valleys of bogies, I shall fear no bunkers. My wallet will be anointed with green. And surely, eagles and birdies will follow me the rest of my life. This American hobo spoke in rhyme, hence the nickname. 

He completed the following poem while drinking an ice cold Budweiser. 

{ A satisfying life requires one to take a outside chance 
   Sometimes this requires to fly by the seat of your pants
   Life's best moments generally occur by happenstance 
   But make certain you are part of the song and dance. }   

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Crossroads Shack - Chapter 52

This is a special location in the heart and soul of the Mississippi Delta. The three main characters forged an emotional bond of friendship late one December evening in Clarksdale, MS.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

New book release: Down But Not Out

My amazon link will be activated this week. My website will be updated with photos and free preview as well. This is a must read for anyone who is or has been on the down and out.