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Saturday
Jan212017

LA, Ep. 47

January 21, 2017 — To kick off 2017 with a burst of bright-minded glee, Literary Death Match teamed with the Riot LA Comedy Festival for a brilliant evening that saw Zach Anner outduel Buddy Wakefield in a crackling game of "American Psycho or American President?" winning Anner the LDM LA, Ep. 47 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.  

Here's the full lineup from the show:

JUDGES:
Literary Merit: Graham Moore
, Oscar-winning screenwriter (The Imitation Game) and NY Times bestselling author of The Last Days of Night
Performance: Sam Richardson, actor (VEEP); writer (The Detroiters — debuting Feb 7 on Comedy Central)
Intangibles:
Whitney Cummings, standup comedian, creator of 2 Broke Girls and Whitney
Super-Intangibles: Mary Lynn Rajskub, comedian and actor featured in 24, 2 Broke Girls & Brooklyn Nine-Nine

READERS:
Round 1:
* Zach Anner, host of Have a Little Faith and Workout Wednesday; author of If at Birth You Don't Succeed
* Marco Ramirez, TV writer/producer (Daredevil; The Defenders; Sons of Anarchy) & playwright (The Royale)

Round 2:
* Hannah Friedman
, actor and writer (Wet Hot American Summer; Roadies; About a Boy)
* Buddy Wakefield
, three-time world champion spoken word artist feat. on the BBC & HBO’s Def Poetry Jam

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga. Produced by LDM exec producer Hannah Settle & LDM associate producer Sarah Casolaro.

Where: The Orpheum, 842 S Broadway, LA (map)
When: 7:05pm sharp
(doors at 6pm), afterparty at 845pm
Cost: $29.50
(click to order now!)


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