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Posts Tagged ‘William Gibson’

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37014275-21120309.jpgSerial Novel: Steve Lopez’s experiment in reader participation continues, with Chapter 4 of his reader-written serial novel. The Orange County Register did something like this five or six years ago. It sucked.

35055047-02075821.jpgRabbi Rushfield’s Latest Sermon: Rabbi Richard Rushfield quotes Wms Blake and Gibson before he even mentions the words American Idol. We wonder what he’ll recite during his first weekly Idol chat today at noon at www.chat.latimes.com.

37405706-01162815.jpgNo Joke: Mariah Carey has surpassed Elvis Presley with more No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and is now second only to the Beatles. Check the date, boys, this story was filed April 2. It’s for real.

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Media Events: 8.09.07

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THURSDAY 08.09.07
WHAT: Songs Pointed & Pointless Signing
WHO: Harry Shearer
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Book Soup
WHY: Harry Shearer sings.

THURSDAY 08.09.07
WHAT: Fundraiser, $250 a head
WHO: Barack Obama
WHEN: 7:30 to 9:30 pm
WHERE: Arena, 643 N. La Cienega rsvp here.
WHY: Democratic process + star power

FRIDAY 08.10.07
WHAT: Spook Country, Book Signing
WHO: William Gibson
WHEN: 7 p.m.
WHERE: Vroman’s
WHY: First book since Pattern Recognition.

SATURDAY 08.11.07
WHAT: MOCA After Dark
WHO: Saul Williams
WHEN: 6-10 pm
WHERE: MOCA, 250 S. Grand Ave., L.A.
WHY: Everything looks better at night.

SUNDAY 08.12.07
WHAT: Los Feliz Poetry Slam
WHO: Dufflyn Lammers and the team
WHEN: 8 pm
WHERE: Formosa Cafe, 7156 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood
WHY: Get in the mood for a new week.