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Entries in Iris Smyles (4)

Saturday
Jul162016

The Hamptons, Ep. 1

July 16, 2016 — For our first-ever trip to The Hamptons, Literary Death Match teamed with TSR: The Southampton Review and the Southampton Writers Conference for a star-studded night of literary brilliance, that saw Helen Simonson narrowly outduel co-finalist Tracy M. King-Sanchez in a nip-and-tuck Lone Star Lit II battle in sudden death overtime to win Simonson the LDM Hamptons, Ep. 1 crown, and literary immortality to go with it.

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Saturday
Apr262014

Hartford, Ep. 1

April 26, 2014 — In one of the most thrilling debuts we could imagine, Literary Death Match headed to the Mark Twain House in Hartford, where Julia Pistell outdueled Jon Sands in LDM's Literary Spelling Bee II by the narrowest of margins to win Pistell the LDM Hartford, Ep. 1 crown.

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Wednesday
Oct092013

Brooklyn, Ep. 2

October 9, 2013 — After an all-time classic at our Brooklyn debut in May, Literary Death Match returned with an equally dazzling showcase at Union Hall that ended in wildly, hilarious fashion as Paul La Farge outlasted Maris Kreizman by a score of 67-21 in a Lone Star Lit finale to win La Farge the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 2 crown. 

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Wednesday
Jun262013

LA, Ep. 22

June 26, 2013 — After 2012's grand epic, Literary Death Match made its fateful return to the Hammer Museum, where a monsoon of literary and comedic fireworks were fired off. The finish: a "Fun in the Sun Quiz of Death" that saw Douglas Kearney outduel Iris Smyles 13-12 in a wild quiztastic finale that scored Kearney the LDM LA, Ep. 22 crown. Although sharing in the evening’s jubilance, some were disenchanted to realize the only difference between Bukowski and Britney is hair extensions and regular facials.

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