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Brooklyn, Ep. 8

January 24, 2016 — To shake off the horrors of the Inauguration, Literary Death Match continued our Pivot Towards Protest as we headed to The Bell House in Brooklyn for a refreshing night that saw Min Jin Lee topple Ashley C. Ford in a fun-time battle of American Psycho or American President? that saw Lee score the final answer, en route to winning the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 8 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

Here's the full lineup from the show: 

Literary Merit: Heben Nigatu
, writer: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert; co-host: Another Round podcast
Performance: Carson Kressley, Emmy Award-winner (Queer Eye), celebrity stylist, author of Does This Make My Butt Look Big?
Intangibles: Akilah Hughes
, comedian, improviser writer and masterful YouTuber
Super-Intangibles: Roy Wood, Jr., stand-up comedian and The Daily Show correspondent

Round 1:
* Porochista Khakpour, award-winning author of The Last Illusion and Sons and Other Flammable Objects
* Ashley C. Ford
, writer, editor, public speaker, Development Exec at Matter, host of Authorized on Audible
Round 2:

* Min Jin Lee, multi-award winning author of Pachinko and Free Food for Millionaires (a NYT Editor's Choice)
* Daniel Alarcón, PEN/Hemingway and International Literature Award-winning author of Lost City Radio & War by Candlelight

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga

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