Description: Featuring Anna David (author, Animal Attraction)
$8 adv / $8 day of show
Dinner reservations recommended.
Call 323-954-9400 ext 1
Anna David: Anna David (www.annadavid.com) is the author of the books Party Girl (HarperCollins, 2007), Bought (HarperCollins, 2009), Reality Matters (HarperCollins, 2010), Falling for Me (HarperCollins, 2011) and the Kindle Singles Animal Attraction (Amazon, 2012) and They Like Me, They Really Like Me (Amazon, 2013). She's written first-person sex, dating and relationship pieces for The New York Times, The LA Times, Playboy, and Movieline, among many others publications, and penned reported pieces and celebrity interviews for, among others, Vanity Fair, Cosmo, People, Premiere, Us Weekly, Details, Redbook, Self, Esquire UK, Marie Claire UK, Tatler and Women’s Health. She appears regularly on The Today Show, CNN’s Showbiz Tonight, The CBS Morning Show, Fox’s Hannity and Red Eye, HLN’s Dr. Drew and was the sex and dating expert on G4’s Attack of the Show for three years. She’s currently editing True Tales of Lust and Love, an anthology that will be released by Counterpoint/Soft Skull on 2/14/2014.
Laura Krafft :
Laura Krafft (http://newyork.ucbtheatre.com/talent/view/15261) is a comedy writer, actor and producer. She has worked on various television shows, most recently The Colbert Report for which she won an Emmy. An alum of the Chicago Improv Olympic and Second City theaters, Krafft regularly performs in the shows "Let's Have a Ball" and "Three-Piece" at the Upright Citizen's Brigade in New York. She's also written for Vanity Fair, TAR Magazine, the New York Post and Bust Magazine.
Mara Shapshay : Mara Shapshay is a writer/comedian/performer who has a BFA from NYU Film and an MFA from the American Film Institute. She is a stand-up comic who performs regularly at The Comedy Store, Improv, Laugh Factory, and many other venues. Mara is currently writing her memoir, “Sleeping With The Dalai Lama.” In addition, Mara writes for The Huffington Post, Thefix.com and Glamour Magazine. She can be seen in an episode of season 6’s Kathy Griffin’s – Life On The D-List.
Samantha Dunn : Samantha Dunn is the author of Failing Paris (Toby Press), a finalist for the PEN West Fiction Award in 2000, and the memoir, Not By Accident: Reconstructing a Careless Life (Henry Holt & Co.), a BookSense 76 pick. Her most recent memoir, Faith in Carlos Gomez: A Memoir of Salsa, Sex and Salvation, is published by Henry Holt & Co. Her writing has appeared in the LA Times, O, Ms, InStyle, Glamour, SELF, Men’s Health and Shape and she has been awarded the Maggie Award for Best Personal Essay in a Consumer Publication. She teaches in the UCLA Extension Writers Program and is a writer-in-residence at the New York State Summer Writers Institute.
Laura House (http://laurahouse.com/) is a comic, writer and meditation teacher. You may have seen her on a campaign of Sprint commercials, opposite Natalie Portman as a hillbilly slut in Where the Heart is, or hoarding M&M’s from any number of craft service tables. She’s also written on Samantha Who?, Blue Collar TV, and The George Lopez Show, and Rosie O’Donnell’s OWN show.