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Entries in Simon Rich (5)

Wednesday
Dec122012

LDM TV: LA, Ep. 18

12/12/12 — On "The Greatest Night in Literary History," LDM TV: The Pilot's second show (LA, Ep. 18 at Florentine Gardens) was a miracle of calamity and wonderment, as novelist Simon Rich out-score co-finalist and best-selling author Jillian Lauren in The Hunger Game — a mix of author-name unscrambling and cupcake-tossing in which Rich won the day by an 8-7 margin winning him the LDM TV: The Pilot crown.

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Wednesday
Dec122012

LDM TV: LA, Ep. 17

12/12/12 — Here’s what a LDM TV: The Pilot (a.k.a. "The Greatest Night in Literary History") looks like: regulation boxing ring, smoke machine, an amped crowd of 450, a guy in a weird Oriental-patterned suit, and a full bar. Oh, and a dream roster of talent – judges Jonathan Lethem, Michael C. Hall, and Tig Notaro, and four crazy talented and diverse readers. Here we go! 

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Wednesday
Oct102012

SF, Ep. 48 (at Litquake)

October 11, 2012 — Literary Death Match's return to Litquake was a riot on repeat, a brilliant night at Beatbox, celebrating Simon Rich's brilliant new novel What in God's Namethat ended with Team Simon Rich toppling Team Tim "Toaster" Henderson in a hotly contested Name that Literary Tune matchup by a final score of 8-6 to win Rich the Literary Death Match Litquake crown. 

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Thursday
Aug092012

LA, Ep. 12

August 9, 2012 — Before a jam-packed and wily house at Busby's East, a gem-filled and hilarious night celebrating the launch of Simon Rich's new novel took a sharp turn towards the moving, and ended with Sarah Thyre's proxy Isaac outdueling Oriana Small (a.k.a. Ashley Blue, author of Girlvert) in an Olympic-themed Literary Triathlon that won Thyre the LDM LA, Ep. 12 crown. 

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Friday
Oct142011

SF, Ep. 41 (Litquake)

October 13, 2011 — The special Litquake edition of the Literary Death Match stunned the standing-room-only crowd when Simon Rich's bag of silly string outweighed John Butler's by an axis-shifting 2.5 grams! That's less than a tenth of an ounce, in case you failed the Metric System in high school.

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