Tuesday
Sep162014

Williams College, Ep. 1

September 16, 2014 — In our couldn't-wait return to western Massachussetts, Literary Death Match teamed with the masterminds at Williams College for a literary extravaganza at the '62 Center of Theatre and Dance that saw Elizabeth K. Gordon outduel co-finalist Jedediah Berry by a score of 29-23 in a the Lone Star Lit finale to win Gordon the LDM Williams College, Ep. 1 crown.

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Sunday
Aug312014

Seattle, Ep. 4

August 30, 2014 — In what was the greatest hour of literary wizardry of the summer, Literary Death Match headed to the amaze and awe of Bumbershoot for a mid-afternoon spectacular that saw Sara Benincasa outduel co-finalist Rachel Shukert 9-6 in a hotly contested game of Literary Spelling Bee III.

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Tuesday
Aug262014

LA, Ep. 31

August 26, 2014 — In an attempt to cool down the summer simmer, Literary Death Match returned to Largo at the Coronet for a wild adventure of literary delight, comedic miracles and more, that culminated in a brilliant finish that saw Lara Marie Schoenhals outduel Beau Sia in a raucous game of Literary Musical Chairs to win Schoenhals the LDM LA, Ep. 31 crown. 

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Saturday
Aug162014

SF, Ep. 53

August 16, 2014 — Before summer's swelter abandoned the Bay, Literary Death Match returned for a Saturday night of literary battle and comedic irreverance that ended with Carolina De Robertis outdueling Joshua Merchant in an epic Pulitzer Prize-themed Cyrillic Off by a score of 55-39 to win De Robertis the LDM SF, Ep. 53 crown.

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Wednesday
Jul302014

Oakland, Ep. 1

July 30, 2014 — After over an eight-year wait, Literary Death Match finally made its way to Oakland, and what a debut it was. An insta-classic, the night ended with Nancy Davis Kho outdueling Tim "Toaster" Henderson in a Literary Pictionary Oakland-Style finale by a closer-than-it-appeared score of 9-1 to win her the LDM Oakland, Ep. 1 crown. 

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Tuesday
Jul222014

LA, Ep. 30

July 22, 2014 — In LDM's annual Westwood delight, we returned to the magnificent Hammer Museum for a mid-summer event that boasted some of LA's finest. After a pitch-perfect night, the show closed with Sean Michaels outdueling Sara Benincasa in the Quiz of Death II to win Michaels the LDM LA, Ep. 30 crown.

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Thursday
Jul102014

LA, Ep. 29

July 10, 2014 — On a whimsical and vibrant night, Literary Death Match returned to Largo at the Coronet for a whizbang affair of the highest order (to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society), which saw Aimee Bender outduel co-finalist Annabelle Gurwitch in overtime in a Lone Star Lit finale to win Bender the LDM LA, Ep. 29 crown. 

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Thursday
Jul032014

London, Ep. 42

July 3, 2014 — On a perfect summer night in Jolly Ol', Literary Death Match partnered with Independent Bookseller's Week to present a special Windmill Books spectacular at the brand-spanking-new Foyles that went down to the wire, as John Boyne outdueled co-finalist Anthony Anaxagorou in a Literary Pictionary finale by a 2-1 score to win Boyne the LDM London, Ep. 42 crown.

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Friday
Jun062014

London, Ep. 41

June 7, 2014 — No wonder we love the Stoke Newington Literary Festival so much. On a brilliant Saturday night in east London, LDM returned to Stokey for a Picador-sponsored bonanza that saw the immaculate Jessie Burton outduel co-finalist J.B. Morrison in a Literary Charades finale that won her the LDM London, Ep. 41 crown. 

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Wednesday
May212014

Lillehammer, Ep. 1

May 21, 2014 — After too much time away, Literary Death Match returned to awe-inspiring Norway to be part of the Norsk Litteraturfestival for our Lillehammer debut, and what a night it was, as Ellisiv Lindkvist outdueled co-finalist Gina Cornelia Pedersen by a score of 35-34 in Literary Spelling Bee II, to win Lindkvist the LDM Lillehammer, Ep. 1 crown. 

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