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Slake Reading Tonight at Skylight Books

For those of you who missed out on the debut party for Slake‘s fourth issue Dirt, the lit mag is having a reading tonight at 7:30 at Skylight Books in Los Feliz. Luke Davies, Joseph Mattson, Melissa Chadburn, Clay Steakley and Diana Turken will all be reading excepts from their latest pieces.

More info here.

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FishbowlLA’s Halloween Weekend Picks

ALL WEEKEND LONG
Halloween Highway 2 – Forget the haunted house, go for the haunted parking lot. The Art of Bleeding performance troupe will create a gruesome, multi-vehicle car crash tableau out in the street. Featured performers willing to wade through the gore include Margaret Cho, Andy Dick, Neil Hamburger, Eddie Pepitone and many others. And I’ve heard rumors of naked ladies blood wrestling, but who knows. 8 p.m., Steve Allen Theatre, 4773 Hollywood Blvd, 323-666-4268. $10.

SATURDAY
FIVE BY FIVE: Los Angeles Writers Read Classic Noir – PEN Center USA hosts an evening of spooky story telling by creepy local authors, including Carolyn Kellogg, David Kipen, and Joseph Mattson. The Last Bookstore in downtown L.A. Bar crawl to follow, maps provided. 6 p.m., The Last Bookstore, 453 S. Spring Street. Free.

SUNDAY
Vincent Price Movie Festival – The Bing Theater at LACMA will screen six films featuring the King Of Horror, including The Pit and the Pendulum, The Masque of Red Death, and The Fly each featuring the King Of Horror himself. Showtimes run from 1:00 to 9:15 p.m. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Bing Theater, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard. 323-857-6000. Free.

MONDAY
The Fifty Year Sword – Author Mark Z. Danielewski presents a theatrical rendition of his illustrated ghost story novella, “The Fifty Year Sword” with help from shadow masters Christine Marie & Ensemble. 8:30 p.m., REDCAT Theater, 631 W. 2nd St., 213-237-2800. $20.

Tonight: Rudolph Herzog Talks Hitler and Humor at Stories

Rudolph Herzog, son of legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog, will be at Stories bookstore in Echo Park tonight to talk about his new book Dead Funny: Humor in Hitler’s Germany. Herzog will be appearing alongside special guests Dana Gould and Joseph Mattson to lead a discussion on the topic of “humor and Hitler.” We’re told Jerry Stahl will likely make an appearance as well to read from his Joseph Mengele novel.

Herzog will be on Patt Morrison‘s show this afternoon talking about the same topic.

Tonight’s event starts at seven. More info here.