The Runaway Truck Driver (Storytime: Aparna Nancherla) [via aboveaverage]
[Last night I got a chance to catch Aparna at the cyniccave in San Francisco. It was my first time seeing her live since Girl Talk 1 back in 2011(?). It’s amazing how much has changed since then. Aparna is still Aparna, but it’s delightful to see how casual and conversational her style has become. No gimmicks, no pander. Aparna Nancherla is going to be my go-to for a long time because everything points to a winding, evolving, engaging artistry. I can’t wait to see—and be amused wildly by—her again.]
Give Me Fiction continues with its seventh installment, in the great tradition of serial numerical progression. Some of the finest minds in comedy, literature, and theatre write pieces around a theme, which they are free to interpret as loosely or strictly as they wish. This month’s theme is OBSESSION, and reading will be: Jesse McGrath Matt Lieb Vince Mancini Caitlin Gill Alani Foxall Allison Mick And as ever, your host and guy creepin’ outside your house, Ivan Hernandez.
Friends Ron Chapman, Aly Jones, Scott Simpson and Brandon Stokes invite you to join them for an extravaganza of comedy, snacks, games and prizes featuring some of the best up and coming comics in the nation. It’s like a party crashing a comedy show or a comedy show crashing a party. Either way, it’s guaranteed to be some Fun Times with Friends!
Give Me Fiction returns to its rightful place on the first Sunday of the month! Some of the finest minds in comedy, literature, and theatre write pieces around a theme, which they are free to interpret as loosely or strictly as they wish. This month’s theme is POWER, and reading will be:
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