PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Friday, January 1, 2009
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1:06 – 1:19
"Southern California Story: Seeking the Better Life in Sierra Madre," tells the story of the historical town of
Michele Zack, is the author of "
1:21 – 1:38:30
The Anthologist & the Tortured Artist
Author Nicholson Baker examines emotional pain and suffering as a means to a brilliantly penned end in his new book,"The Anthologist." His protagonist's life was tough; he was down-and-out but he soon discovered his personal hell wasn’t in the same league as the tortured artists who came before him. Out of the depths of his inner turmoil, he found a deep appreciation and unconventional understanding of the art and passion of poetry.
Nicholson Baker, the author of seven previous works of fiction, including the New York Times bestselling Vox and The Fermata, and four works of nonfiction, including Human Smoke and Double Fold.
1:41 – 1:58:30
James Ellroy's latest noir - "Blood's a Rover"
Set in the tumultuous Summer of 1968, L.A. author James Ellroy's latest political noir delves deep into a tangled tale of corruption and retribution amidst a backdrop of reconstructed history—Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy have been assassinated; black militants are warring in southside L.A.; the Feds are mounting racist counterattacks. Cast with epic characters of fiction and history, "Blood’s a Rover" is Ellroy’s attempt to grapple with recent history and spin it into a fantastical war of ideals.
James Ellroy, author "Blood's a Rover"
2:06 – 2:58:30
Comedy Congress from the Ice House!
The comedic material emanating from
Aisha Tyler, guest star in various hit TV shows like “Friends”, “Nip/Tuck”, “CSI” & “24”, among others; former host of E! Network show “Talk Soup”; regular contributor to Jane and Glamour magazines; and a touring stand-up comedian with appearances on “The Tonight Show,” “Late Night with David Letterman” and many more.
Alonzo Bodden, winner of season 3 of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and host of the upcoming Travel Channel show “Streets of America”; regular performer and field correspondent for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and guest star on several TV shows and movies
Ben Gleib, regular performer at the Hollywood Improv, on the CBS “The Late Late Show,” and on NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly”; named one of "Six Comedians who Could be Comedy’s Next Big Thing" in Esquire & a regular panelist on the E! Network’s “Chelsea Lately”
- Ben also easily qualifies as “THE RANKING MEMBER” of Comedy Congress.
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