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Our November Lineup Is Nine Years In the Making

Our November Lineup Is Nine Years In the Making

IT’S OUR 9TH BIRTHDAY. You are morally obligated to come down to The Book Cellar on Monday, November 19th at 7pm. Also, this lineup is going to be so good, we might never need to have another birthday: Archy Jamjun is a storyteller, writer, professor, server, partner, cat-owner and TJ Maxxsonista. His work has been … Continue reading

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Essay Fiesta Has a Case of the Mondays on June 19th!

Essay Fiesta Has a Case of the Mondays on June 19th!

On Monday, June 19, 1978, the first Garfield comic strip made its debut in 41 newspapers. Since its inception, the cutting-edge comic has never been afraid to shy away from controversial topics like Mondays, naps, and lasagna, so it’s no wonder that Garfield sprawled to over 2,500 newspapers and spawned a billion-dollar-a-year merchandising enterprise. (Yes, … Continue reading

Our March Lineup Speaks For Itself

Our March Lineup Speaks For Itself

Look, we don’t want to rain on the parade that is World Puppetry Day, but there’s something that the puppetry Illuminati doesn’t want you to know about puppets: they are dead, soulless inanimate objects. So instead of staying at home and playing with your sad, motionless facsimiles of real people, how about you come on … Continue reading

On March 21st, Essay Fiesta Socks It To You!

On March 21st, Essay Fiesta Socks It To You!

We know, we know. We’re absolutely crazy to schedule the next Essay Fiesta on March 21st, which is the much-anticipated World Puppetry Day. Most of you will be binge-watching episodes of Thunderbirds or Sifl & Olly before heading out to boogie down at your favorite creepy puppet dance party. How can we compete? But just in case … Continue reading

Essay Fiesta is All Grown Up On November 17

Essay Fiesta is All Grown Up On November 17

We are 5 now. That means we are REALLY OLD. Like any other 5 year-old child, we can now count ten or more objects, peddle a tricycle, and speak clearly using more complex sentences. We are also better able to express our emotions. And we have so many emotions. It’s been 5 years since co-founders Alyson Lyon and … Continue reading