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NYC, Ep. 48

May 24, 2018 — In a triumphant return to Manhattan, Literary Death Match headed to Caveat to celebrate the launch of LDM founder Adrian Todd Zuniga's debut novel (Collision Theory), on a night that saw Kashana Cauley topple co-finalist Iris Smyles in a Cyrillic Off to win Cauley the LDM NYC, Ep. 48 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

Here's the full lineup from the night:

Literary Merit:
Adrian Todd Zuniga, author of Collision Theory, WGA Award-nominated screenwriter and creator of Literary Death Match
Performance: C
orinne Fisher, comedian, co-host of the Guys We Fucked: Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast, co-author of the book FUCKED, half of comedy duo Sorry About Last Night & co-host of Two Less Lonely Girls
Intangibles: Todd Barry, comedian (watch Netflix's Spicy Honey and The Crowd Work Tour now!) author of Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg, featured on Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Round 1:
* Matt Bellassai
, comedian, host of the Unhappy Hour podcast, and author of Everything Is Awful and Other Observations
* Iris Smyles, author of Iris Has Free Time and Dating Tips For The Unemployed

Round 2:
* Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Beasts Made of Night and Crown of Thunder (October, 2018)
* Kashana Cauley, contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, former staff writer for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Hosted by LDM creator Adrian Todd Zuniga.

Where: Caveat, 21A Clinton Street, NYC (map)
When: 7:05pm sharp; Doors at 630pm
Cost: $15 preorder; $20 at the door