Posts Tagged ‘Chelsea Handler’

ToDo ToDay: Water by the Spoonful, Ex Hex, and Chelsea Handler

At the center of Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Water by the Spoonful sits Elliot, an Iraq combat veteran struggling to acclimate to life back at home in Philadelphia while working as a Subway sandwich artist. His emotional challenges collide with a group of drug addicts leaning on each other for support in an online chat room. As the [...]

This Could Be Funny: Nancherla, Handler, The Lampshades

Your next seven days should be filled with laughter. The following could help.
Friday, June 10: Aparna Nancherla and Shahryar Rizvi at The Heritage Center at the United States Navy Memorial
Aparna Nancherla is an excellent stand-up and sadly, no longer a D.C. resident. Shahryar Rizvi is a very good stand-up and is an ideal opener for [...]

Five Books I’d Read

in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.
1. Erotic Poems by E. E. Cummings, edited by George James Firmage:
Here's the scenario: You're a sensitive, awkward, bookish, slightly pimply, bespectacled, D.C.-based high school sophomore who's allergic to gluten. Valentine's Day is over but, by some miracle, you just met a member of [...]