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Entries in Jena Friedman (7)


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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Edinburgh, Ep. 10

August 23, 2015 — To kick off our eight-shows-in-eight days at the Edinburgh Fringe, Literary Death Match showcased an electric group of performers, in a late-afternoon that finished with Tim Clare outdueling co-finalist Rebecca Green in an all-out battle of One Star Wonder to win Clare the LDM Edinburgh, Ep. 10 crown. 

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Brooklyn, Ep. 5

June 22, 2015 — To celebrate the summer solstice, Literary Death Match returned to The Bell House in Brooklyn for our lone NY-based show of the summer, in a showcase of sparkling, high-energy dazzlement that ended with Naomi Jackson outdueling co-finalist Dorothea Lasky in a semi-wild game of Literary Musical Chairs, winning Jackson the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 5 crown.

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Brooklyn, Ep. 3

February 19, 2014 — On a night that heated up Brooklyn's chilly February, Literary Death Match debuted at Littlefield with a thrilling show that saw Rickey Laurentiis outduel Jen Doll in an Olympics-themed "athlon" finale by the narrowest of margins, winning Laurentiis the LDM Brooklyn, Ep. 3 crown.

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NYC, Ep. 40

November 10, 2011 — Before a lively crowd at Alphabet City's Drom (only feet from where Literary Death Match was conceived 68 months before), Literary Death Match NYC turned 40 episodes old, and finished with a breakneck ending in which Team Teddy Wayne out-Cyrillic'd Team Angela Lovell by a final score of 8-4, winning Wayne the coveted LDM crown. 

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October 21, 2010 — On a historic night for Literary Death Match — and a historic evening from wire to wire — the LDM100: NYC celebration concluded in a knock-down drag-out Literary Name That Tune that ended with Team Rick Moody out-guessing Team Amanda Filipacchi by a narrow 7-5 score to claim the LDM crown.

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NYC, Ep. 26

May 20, 2010 — Literary Death Match NYC's Ep. 26 was a wild and fiery affair that saw a brilliant set of talent light up the Bowery Poetry Club stage, as Mike Edison powerfully outdueled Melissa Febos in a fierce match of Literary Pinata to claim the storied Literary Death Match crown. 


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