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Blake at Writers With Drinks

Dearly Beloved Peoples,

Should you be in the Bay Area this weekend, come out to the hippest literary event in the city, Writers with Drinks, featuring famous people and (somehow) me.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

At The Make-Out Room

3225 22nd. St., San Francisco CA,

From 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM, doors open at 6:30 PM.

Here’s the 411 about the other authors from the glorious hostess, Charlie Jane Anders:

About the readers/performers:

Jane Wiedlin co-founded The Go-Go’s, the first ever all-girl group to write their own songs, play their own instruments, and become immensely popular doing it. She also released six solo albums, which included the hits “Rush Hour“, “Blue Kiss” and “Tangled.” She became an ordained minister in 2009 is now performing wedding, commitment and vow reaffirmation ceremonies. She co-starred in the Women In Prison movie Stuck, and also appeared in the
films Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure and Clue, as well as the television series The Surreal Life. Jane is currently working on herdirectorial/screenwriting debut, the short film “THE PYREX TALES”.  Release date is set for 2011.  In addition, she has written two musicals: ‘A NIGHT WITH BETTIE PAGE” and “LADY ROBOTIKA: A SPACE OPERA.” She’s also released a Lady Robotika comic.

Ethan Watters’ latest book is Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche. He’s also the author of Urban Tribes, an examination of the mores of affluent “never marrieds” and the coauthor of Making Monsters, a groundbreaking indictment of the recovered memory movement.  A frequent contributor to The New York Times Magazine, Discover, Men’s Journal, Details, Wired, and PRI’s This American Life, he has appeared on such national media as Good Morning America, Talk of the Nation, and CNN. His work has been featured in the Best American Science and Nature Writing series.

Jesús Ángel García is the author of badbadbad, a transmedia novel (forthcoming on the printed page in 2011) about sex, God, rock ‘n’ roll and the social web. Excerpts have appeared in MonkeyBicycle and 3:AM Magazine. “Finnegan’s Wank,” a bawdy parody of James Joyce, won HTMLGIANT’s “When Writers Get Off” contest.


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