Mortadella is Donkey Meat: Tales from an Italian-Canadian Weirdo
Mortadella is Donkey Meat: Tales from an Italian-Canadian Weirdo
This book captures the journey of an Italian-Canadian weirdo, from tall tales of do-it-yourself lamb slaughter, to canning sauce in the garage. Walk through Friendly Rich's early years, and learn how be became the weirdo musician he is today.

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How to Play Your World
How to Play Your World
This unusual manual celebrates noise in the classroom, in the streets and on the air. Squeezing sound out of just about anything, How to Play Your World is the perfect cookbook for any musical anarchist. From musical kites to the parade of noises, jump on the whoopee-cushion bandwagon and share these ideas with your class today! How to Play Your World provides simple, cost-effective activities for constructing new musical instruments, organizing large collaborative performances, digitally manipulating sounds, and much more. This manual acts as a guide to help students of all ages chart their own educational paths alongside an equally curious teacher. For Grades K to 12.

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Y2K
Y2K
A collaboration with writer and musician Friendly Rich and illustrator Matthew Daley. Told in the form of an accordion book, Y2K satirizes governmental overreaction and absurd escalations when a tick is found.

Written by Richard Marsella
Illustrated by Matthew Daley
Jointly published by Shiny Pliers and The Pumpkin Pie Corporation in 2018

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The Great Blue Heron (official songbook)
The Great Blue Heron (official songbook)
The accompanying songbook to Friendly Rich's 2017 full length release. Order the book and play it yourself today!

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