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14 Nov 2011

FREE Reading by Miranda July at BookCourt on Tuesday

Hear the sometimes polarizing, but always daring performance artist/filmmaker/writer, Miranda July, read from her new book,  It Chooses You, on Tuesday at Bookcourt in Brooklyn. It Chooses You was born while July procrastinated on writing her latest feature film, The Future, by reading the PennySaver classifieds booklet. Chock full of

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22 Jan 2011

FREE Reading, Music, Wine and more Tonight at WORD Bookstore

If you are like the majority of Americans, one of your New Year’s resolutions is to read more. And again, if you are like the majority of Americans, you will not actually do this. So why don’t you call a spade a spade and try being read to?! It worked

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17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

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08 Nov 2010

David Sedaris Reads About Animals for FREE

It’s Sedaris week in NYC! In case you missed Amy’s reading last Thursday, David Sedaris is reading at Barnes and Noble tonight. But his will involve less crafts and more anthropomorphism. His newest book, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, is short stories about animals where squirrels and chipmunks go on dates, owls

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18 Aug 2010

In the Flesh: FREE Erotic Reading and Cupcakes

I keep a book called How to Write Erotica on my shelf next to my other reference books about grammar and proper citation rules, because the glossary is a never-ending source of knowledge. Like, did you know that three or more people constitute an orgy? Or that a House of

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30 Jun 2010

FREE Underwater New York Reading

On Saturday, I biked from Williamsburg to the Intrepid, and I had to run through a nearby fountain as soon as I got to the boat so I could stop feeling like my skin was on fire. Even if you’re not doing cardio exercises outside, New York is approaching that

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29 Mar 2010

FREE Hugh Raffles Reads about Bugs

The first time I went to the Natural History Museum at the Smithsonian, I spent about thirty seconds looking at the Hope Diamond. Then I went and spent at least a half an hour staring at bugs in glass tanks. Don’t get me wrong, I love shiny things. But I

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24 Feb 2010

Learn How to Lie, Cheat and Steal for FREE

I immediately start singing the Tool song Intolerance in my head when I hear the words, “Lie, cheat, and steal” together, because Tool is permanently lodged in my subconscious after listening to them a lot in high school. In general, I’m not a liar, cheater (except at board games) or

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02 Dec 2009

FREE Cringe Night Reading

There really is no angst quite as raw and awkward as teenage angst. As an adult, the closet thing you get to reliving it is watching My So-Called Life over and over. If you’re looking for a new fix of painful teenage angst, because you’ve memorized every episode, dig out

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