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Entries in Tracy McMillan (5)

Tuesday
Oct272015

LA, Ep. 39

October 27, 2015 — After too many moons away from LA, Literary Death Match returned home to Largo to team with HBO's The Leftovers for an electric night that ended with Eliot Laurence outdueling Tracy McMillan in a crazy-close game of Literary Spelling Bee III to win Laurence the LDM LA, Ep. 39 crown.

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Tuesday
Sep242013

LA, Ep. 24

September 24, 2013 — On a night that concluded our world-bopping monster tour, Literary Death Match returned home to Busby's East for a banter-fueled and word-wonderful night of bliss, that saw Team Antonio Sacre outlast Team Joshua Wolf Shenk by a score of 44-14 in an exhilirating, closer-than-the-score-indicates game of "Lone Star Lit" to win Sacre the LDM LA, Ep. 24 crown. 

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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
Nov072012

LA, Ep. 16

November 7, 2012 — On a whimsy-filled night before a jam-packed and wildly enthusiastic Busby’s East crowd, the LA lovers of lit witnessed Tracy McMillan outduel co-finalist Antoine Wilson in a Name That Literary Tune finale by a final score of 10-6 to win the LDM LA, Ep. 16 crown.

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