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Tuesday
May242016

Brooklyn, Ep. 7

May 24, 2016 — Feeling frisky after the release of our all-new web show (LDM Book Report), Literary Death Match is returned our Brookyn home at The Bell House for a sterling night of wit, lit and comedy that finished with Lindsay Zoladz outdueling Chinelo Okparanta in a wild game of Lone Star Lit II, winning Zoladz the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 7 crown.

Here's the full lineup for the night:

JUDGES:
Literary Merit: Jazmine Hughes
, New York Times Magazine editor, co-founder of Writers of Color
Performance: Hasan Minhaj, standup comedian, senior correspondent for The Daily Show
Intangibles: Aya Cash
, award-nominated actor from FX's You're the Worst and Wolf of Wall Street
Super-Intangibles:
H. Jon Benjamin, actor and voice-over star of Archer, Bob's Burgers and Master of None

READERS:
* Lindsay Zoladz
 , staff writer for The Ringer; winner of 2016 American Society of Magazine Editors “Next Award” for journalist under 30
* Tony Tulathimutte
, O. Henry award-winning author of Private Citizens; contributor to VICE, The Atlantic
* Peter Grosz,
TV writer (Late Night with Seth Meyers; The Colbert Report), actor (Veep; Vinyl; Sonic commercials)
* Chinelo Okparanta,
2016 Lambda Literary Award Finalist for Under the Udala Trees (nominated for the 2015 Kirkus Prize in Fiction)

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga. Produced by LDM Executive Producer Hannah Settle.