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March 13, 2012

March 15: The Non-Motivational Speaker Series Returns

The Non-Motivational Speaker Series returns on Thursday, March 15 in Manhattan to dissect the modern memoir.

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Graphic by Mister Lister

Weighing in on the problems of the rich and (mostly) famous—and why we care to know so much about them—will be Marc Dolan, professor of English and American Studies at John Jay College and author of the forthcoming biography Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock ā€˜nā€™ Roll; Peter Joseph, editor at Thomas Dunne Books who has worked on autobiographies by William Shatner and Steve Guttenberg; and Mark Sam Rosenthal, Comedy Central writer and creator of off-off-Broadway show I Light Up My Life: The Mark Sam Celebrity Autobiography.

Event Details:

The Gallery at LPR (Official site, map)
158 Bleecker St. (between Sullivan St. and Thompson St.)
New York, NY 10012
Blocks from A/C/E/B/D/F/M/N/R/1/6 trains

Doors open at 7.
Event starts at 7:30.
Attendees must be 21 or older, as per Le Poisson Rouge rules. (Email adamr@gelfmagazine.com if you are under 21 and would like to attend. The farther in advance, the better; no guarantees.)

Questions? Suggestions for future events? Email adamr@gelfmagazine.com.

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- Non-Motivational
- posted on Mar 13, 12
Cory G Oglethorpe


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