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Brooklyn, Ep. 9

March 8, 2017 — In our return to Brooklyn's Bell House we continued our run of shows in Protest of the Happenings at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, with a brilliant night that saw Boris Fishman outduel co-finalist Bridget Minamore in a wild Quiz of Death finale to win Fishman the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 9 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Here's the full lineup from the night:

Literary Merit: Simon Winchester, NY Times best-selling author of Professor and the Madman, journalist who covered Watergate and Bloody Sunday; awarded Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Performance: Joanna Hausmann, Venezuelan-American comedian, correspondent on Netflix's upcoming Bill Nye Saves The World; named Best Comedian in Hispanicize's 2016 Tecla awards
Intangibles: Michelle Buteau, stand-up comedian (listen to her album Shut Up!) and actress (Key & Peele; Eric Andre Show)

Round 1: 
* Boris Fishman, multi-award-winning author of Don't Let My Baby Do Rodeo and A Replacement Life
* Daniel José Older
, International Latino Book Award-winner for Shadowshaper & NY Times bestselling author of Salsa Nocturna

Round 2: 
Bridget Minamore
, author of Titanic, one of Speaking Volumes' '40 Stars of Black British Literature'
Marcy Dermansky, award-winning author of critically-acclaimed novels The Red Car, Bad Marie and Twins

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga