Richard's Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson for May 26, 2014
literary calendar monday 7 p.m. author/liar stephen glass ("the fabulist") discusses his work and de-scribes how he won the nobel prize for literature, deciphered the human genome & created spongebob squarepants. recep-tion to follow. remainders books. wednesday 7:30 costanza bwee fails to show up to read her essay collection "waiting for godonuts." and who cares, really? slacker's books 'n' stuff. friday 3 a.m. errol flemm reads & gestures from his graphic nov-el "spazzoid wars: giant mangaloid robots explode things." heavy breathing to follow. holy jeepers comic shop. tuesday 7 p.m. 24-hour jackie chan film-fest. stay home, order pizza. thursday 7 p.m. edna weebles, author of "lardass nation: americans are food pyramids," discusses it with her mouth full. wideaisle books. 7:30 p.m. pulp this! writer's workshop explores techniques for turning poorly-selling books into those crappy card-board drink trays they hand you at mcdonald's. creative crisis to follow. silage bookstore.