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Entries in Michelle Richmond (5)

Friday
Jan132012

SF, Ep. 42

January 13, 2012 — The first Literary Death Match of 2012 was an instant classic, as our triumphant return to the Elbo Room saw Alia Volz  topple Seth Harwood at Literary Author Jumble by a hugely narrow margin of 51.8 seconds. 

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Wednesday
Jul082009

SF, Ep. 19

Literary Death Match SF, Ep. 19 (which doubled as the official west coast launch of Opium8: The Infinity Issue) at Elbo Room was a clash to remember, as K.M. Soehnlein narrowly out-infinity-raced co-finalist Katharine Noel in a wild march towards the Literary Death Match championship.

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Saturday
May102008

SF, Ep. 9

In the most ambitious Literary Death Match ever--an “All-Star” event featuring past SF winners, judges and hosts--Andrew Lam (the winner of SF’s Episode 7), trumped all with his blindly skilled placement of Leatherface’s body (yes, the chainsaw murderer in cardboard cut-out form) onto the oversized, two-dimensional heads of great literary figures/past LDM champs: Daniel Handler, Bucky Sinister and Rupert Estanislao. The feat was witnessed by 190 laughing fans at the Rickshaw Stop, who cheered wildly (and confusingly) at the finale.

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Tuesday
Nov062007

SF, Ep. 5

For Opium’s fifth-ever west coast LDM (SF, Episode 5) at Harlot, stars aligned as four wickedly talented (and outstandingly hilarious) actors from the legendary Killing My Lobster comedy troupe stormed the stage and read from past print issues of Opium Magazine.

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Tuesday
Jul172007

SF, Ep. 1

Opium’s Literary Death Match kicked off in San Francisco at Harlot with a huge bang, as Sam Hurwitt (Kitchen Sink) wowed the world--or at least the 160 onlookers--by toppling Canteen’s Joyce Maynard in a breathtaking game of Stab a Hole in Nebraska. Joyce’s joust sunk well south of the target, while Hurwitt stabbed a hole into Shenendoah, Iowa, just miles clear of the Nebraska state line.

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