What a great show tonight! We had a packed house at Under St Marks for the August edition of You Get A Spoon! a monthly variety show and audience prize giveaway. (You can see more details and buy tickets for future shows online here)
Maris Kreizman read a personal essay and we talked about her blog and upcoming book, Slaughterhouse 90210 (in bookstores October 6th). Maris recommended:
Jo Firestone told a spectacular and hilarious story about the horrors of seeing herself eat falafel. But first, she recommended:
2) One Story, a magazine that delivers one great story in the mail every three weeks
3) Gaff tape, which Jo considers to be the finest and most versatile of tapes.
Of course, we ended, as we always do, with my passionate endorsement of the Tovolo Silicone Mixing Spoon in Candy Apple color. This month, the winner of the spoon was Greta, who was such an audience favorite that the entire room started chanting "Greta! Greta! Greta!" after she won. Thanks to everybody who came out!
The next YOU GET A SPOON! is on Sunday, September 20 at 7 p.m. at Under St Marks (94 St Marks Pl in Manhattan).
Information and tickets: http://www.horsetrade.info/event/3bf6735e6870605b54cdeac298006105