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Valentine’s List: Rum, Vodka, Gin, Kleenex — A Musical!

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

As we count down to Valentine’s Day, it’s hard not to be nostalgic for last year. Instead of one date, I had almost 300, all readers and writers and storytellers packed into my favorite place. Frank showed postcards; Davey read found love letters; Jason showed off mixtapes; David and Neil mortified us all. But nothing [...]

Naked Nation: Personal Media Takes Back Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Wow. Our wild notion to bring five personal media projects together for one unprecedented evening actually worked! We called it “The Valentine’s Day Personal Media Mixer and Confessional Culture Variety Show,” and it featured performances by SMITH, Frank Warren’s PostSecret, Davy Rothbart’s Found Magazine, David Nadelberg and Neil Katcher’s Mortified, and the brand-new Cassette [...]

The Six-Word Book Launch Party

Monday, February 11th, 2008

We packed the glorious Housing Works Bookstore with hundreds of the best people you could ever want to hear stories from—in six words or more. Contributors piled in from all over the country, including a certain 25 year-old Minnesotan who answers to the name Summer Grimes (seen on the still of the video below), and [...]

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