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Entries in Adrian Todd Zuniga (204)

Saturday
Sep162017

Salt Lake City, Ep. 5

September 16, 2017 — In one of our favorite annual traditions, Literary Death Match returned to the Utah Humanities Book Festival for a brilliant night of literary and comedic zing that finished with Abraham Smith outdueling Franny Choi in a American Psycho or American President? finale to win his record 5th LDM medal, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Tuesday
Sep122017

Brooklyn, Ep. 11

September 12, 2017 — For the first time (and not the last!), Literary Death Match teamed with the masterminds at Brooklyn Book Festival, in a blazing return to The Bell House — a brilliant night that saw Sam Sax narrowly topple Melissa Febos in a wily Literary Visual Riddles finale by a closer-than-it-looks score of 1010-11, winning Sax the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 11 crown and literary immortality to go with it.

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Thursday
Sep072017

London, Ep. 63

September 7, 2017 — To celebrate the launch of Adam Kay's hilarious memoir — This is Going to Hurt — Literary Death Match returned to The Phoenix in Cavendish Square for a rollicking, comedy-fueled night that saw Kay outduel Mona Arshi in a bitter Visual Literary Riddle battle by a 4-2 score, winnning Kay the LDM London crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Wednesday
Jul262017

London, Ep. 62

July 26, 2017 — To present a mid-summer night's lit and comedic dream, we dipped underground into the Miranda Bar at Shoreditch's Ace Hotel for a sterling night that saw Roger Robinson topple Clair Whitefield in a down-to-the-wire Literary Spelling Bee III battle that won Robinson the LDM London, Ep. 63 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Saturday
Jul152017

SF, Ep. 63

July 15, 2017 — After too many moons away, Literary Death Match teamed with Lit Camp for a wowing return to the Elbo Room, a perfect distraction from the crash-and-burn administration festering in our White House, in an event that saw Jason Bayani outduel Yalitza Ferreras in a hotly contested battle of American Psycho or American President?, winning Bayani the LDM SF, Ep. 63 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Thursday
Jul132017

Reno, Ep. 1

July 13, 2017 — In what will undoubtedly be called "a debut for the ages," Literary Death Match headed to The Biggest Little City in the World as we teamed with the Artown Festival for a magical night that saw Mark Maynard outduel Vogue Robinson in a Lone Star Lit battle that went down to the wire, winning Maynard the LDM Reno, Ep. 1 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

Brooklyn, Ep. 10

July 12, 2017 — To defeat the scald of Brooklyn summer, Literary Death Match returned to the ever-cool of The Bell House for a night that saw the first-ever four-finalist finale, in which Lisa Ko outdueled Rakesh Satyal, Jamie Brickhouse and Lauren Duca, in a tense Literary Spelling Bee III finale to win Ko the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 10 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Friday
Jul072017

The Hamptons, Ep. 2

July 7, 2017 — Literary Death Match returned to The Hamptons for a spectacular at Guild Hall in East Hampton, sponsored by EAST Magazine — a stellar night that saw Elna Baker outduel Chimene Suleyman in a Literary Spelling Bee III finale to win Baker the LDM Hamptons, Ep. 2 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Wednesday
Apr052017

London, Ep. 61

April 5, 2017 — For our 2017 London debut, we teamed with the brillianteurs behind The Good Immigrant for a sold out, immigrant-fueled night of words at Southbank Centre that saw Tahmima Anam outduel Kayo Chingonyi in a American Psycho or American President? finale that went down to the wire, with Anam nailing the final answer, and winning the LDM London, Ep. 61 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Wednesday
Mar082017

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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