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SMITHTeens Six-Word Search: Love

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Between the sappy drugstore displays and ever multiplying flower stands, you’d be hard pressed not to notice the presence of Valentine’s Day. Cards will be exchanged, boycotts will be launched and our own annual “Six Words on Love & Heartbreak” storytelling show at the 92YTribeca will attempt to appease the cynics and romantics alike. Like [...]

Send a Six-Word Valentine—Here’s How.

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Faster than USPS. Cooler than an e-card. It’s the Six-Word Valentine. It’s so simple we didn’t even need to create any new tech to make it work. Here’s how you do it.
1. Think about someone special you want to send a short love, like, or lust note to.
2. Go to the Six Words on Love [...]

Six-Words on Democrats and Republicans

Friday, February 19th, 2010

As you know by now, we like to fill our Six-Word Memoir books with a variety of people: teens, adults, teachers, mothers, accountants, real estate agents, and famous writers, athletes, and comedians. As we were finishing up Six-Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak, I noticed we were low on political figures. I asked my good [...]

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 [...]

Daniel Handler’s 10 Six-Word Memoirs on Love

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

As we invoke the format of a classic rock radio station, this week we’re doing our own “Countdown to Valentine’s Day,” featuring some of the best memoir moments about love in the world of SMITH. A year ago, in one of the most memorable evenings in three years of touring, 100+ people gathered at San [...]

Six-Word Love & Heartbreak Video is Here

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

In six words: share this with someone you love.

The book: Six-Word Memoirs on Love & Heartbreak, out on January 10.
The video: created by SMITH cofounder Tim Barkow, with help from Flickr (creative commons).
The song: Katie Todd (warning: this one will stick with you)
The link:

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