Monday
Dec152014

London, Ep. 44

December 15, 2014 — In a literary event masquerading as our Xmas party, Literary Death Match pulled out all the stops with a respite from the mindless, booze-fueled holiday shindigs for a mindful, booze-fueled holiday-themed literary and comedic celebration that ended with Isley Lynn blurting out the final answer in a Literary 20 Questions finale to narrowly topple co-finalist Alex Christofi and win Lynn the LDM London, Ep. 44 crown.

Click to read more ...

Wednesday
Dec102014

LA, Ep. 34

December 10, 2014 — Our final US Literary Death Match of 2014 at Largo at the Coronet was a yuletide-riddled affair with so much merriment and levity, wigs literally and literarily spun. In support of NoMore.orgthe brilliant night ended with Sarah Colonna outdueling Héctor Tobar in a 20 Questions finale to win Colonna the LDM LA, Ep. 34 crown.

Click to read more ...

Saturday
Dec062014

SF, Ep. 57

December 5, 2014 — In our final jaunt SF-ward this year, a knockout lineup of charmsters and charmstresses convened for a holiday jolt of levity, literature and sweetness, in a night that ended with Maisha Z. Johnson outdueling Janine Kovac in a down-to-the-wire Literary 20 Questions finale, winning Johnson the LDM SF, Ep. 57 crown. 

Click to read more ...

Friday
Nov212014

Miami, Ep. 6

November 21, 2014 — In our yearly gallop to the glowing-skies of southern Florida, we once again teamed up with Miami Book Fair International for a Florida-themed event that brought South Beach to its knees (or at least Wynwood) as Jennine Capó Crucet outdueled co-finalist Liz Tracy in a down-to-the-wire Literary Charades finale to win Capó Crucet the LDM Miami, Ep. 6 crown.

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Nov062014

SF, Ep. 56

November 6, 2014 — LDM headed back to the Contemporary Jewish Museum for our annual November pilgrimage (to team up with Reboot’s Unscrolled) for a literary-skewed night of laughter and unusual Torah commentary that ended with Gabe Delahaye outdueling Karen Leibowitz in an electric Literary Judaic Charades finale to win Delahaye the LDM SF, Ep. 56 crown.

Click to read more ...

Monday
Oct272014

London, Ep. 43

October 26, 2014 — After too long a time away, we returned to warm the cockles of your heart with our first show of the autumn at our old Shoreditch favourite Concrete where Chris O'Dowd & Nick Vincent Murphy outdueled Janina Matthewson in a sudden-death Literary Charades finale to win O'Dowd & Murphy the LDM London, Ep. 43 crown.

Click to read more ...

Saturday
Oct252014

Austin, Ep. 8

October 25, 2014 — For our annual October pilgrimage, we did our part to Keep Austin Weird by pairing with the Texas Book Festival and Austin's Litcrawl for our first-ever show at the North Door, for a ridiculously brilliant night that saw Scott Cheshire narrowly outduel finalist Marlon James in a Literary Charades finale that ended in sudden death, winning Cheshire the LDM Austin, Ep. 8 title.

Click to read more ...

Saturday
Oct252014

Dublin, Ep. 8

October 25, 2014 — After way too many moons away, our return to the Emerald Isle for the Bram Stoker Festival was a gem in every direction as the stonking line-up stole hearts and minds, and in a wild One Star Wonder finish that won Dave Rudden the LDM Dublin, Ep. 8 crown. 

Click to read more ...

Friday
Oct172014

Calgary, Ep. 2

October 17, 2014 — Once again, we teamed with Wordfest for a grand return to C-Town for a wily, must-attend night of bright lights, brighter lit and hysterics that ended with Ann-Marie MacDonald outdueling co-finalist Alison Pick in a riotous, sudden-death Lone Star Lit finale to win her the LDM Calgary, Ep. 2 crown.

Click to read more ...

Thursday
Oct162014

Salt Lake City, Ep. 3

October 16, 2014 — In our annual jaunt to Salt Lake City, we once again teamed up with the bright minds behind the Utah Humanities Book Festival to put on a wild night of literary delights that finished with DeAnn Emett outdueling co-finalist Rachel Levy in a Lone Star Lit finale that went to sudden death, winning Emett the LDM Salt Lake City, Ep. 3 crown.

Click to read more ...