Posted by Jason Diamond Alina Simone wants You Must go and Win to be a big seller (it should be). So she consults Eugene Mirman and Stephen Elliot to help her out.
Afternoon Bites: Raymond Chandler’s Remains, Proto iPad, Eugene Mirman Comments on Comments and More
Best headline today: Raymond Chandler’s remains reunited with his wife’s ashes.
Get to know the real John Cheever. (Left, with John Updike) Google goes steampunk for the birthday of Jules Verne. Emily St. John Mandel discusses bad reviews. A dead rabbi writes a letter to a literary critic from beyond the grave. Eugene Mirman does a pretty good Bill O’Reilly impersonation considering he looks and sounds nothing like him. James Dean would have been 80 today.
Tonight, The Rumpus and Tin House team up for an epic night whose lineup reads like a laundry list of people we really, really like: Stephen Elliott hosts an evening that features (among others) Eugene Mirman, Todd Barry, Rick Moody, Starlee Kine, and Jonathan Ames, at The Highline Ballroom. Considering a few of those people have had pretty big years, we would like to think they might get some of their even more famous friends to show up, making this […]
Our friends at 826NYC are hosting a night of comedy on Sept 14th at The High Line Ballroom. Details from the website of our favorite “nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write”: Join Jonathan Ames (author of I Love You More than You Know, and creator of HBO’s Bored to Death) as he hosts a magical and hilarious night of comedy at the […]