The Lost & Found Show celebrates its “Video Games” edition, featuring sci-fi authors, Marvel tech geniuses, 8-bit addicted comedians, and geek rock stars sharing stories about their love for video game characters, classic game soundtracks, difficult modes, cheat codes, Final Bosses, and humanity’s age-old quest to Level Up. Featuring a special Trivia Section sponsored by Games For Change.
Peter Olson (Marvel, UCB, Spike TV)
Sam J. Miller (The Rumpus, Minnesota Review)
Matt London (Tor.com, Fantasy Magazine)
Anna Roisman (MTV, Huffington Post, College Humor)
The Royal Bees
Special Trivia Sponsored by:
Games For Change
Hosted by Daniel Guzman
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
(Doors 7:00PM) 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St
(between Sullivan St. and Thompson St)
New York, NY 10012
W 4th St (A, B, C, D, E, F, M)
8 St – NYU (N, R)
Bleecker St (6)
Broadway-Lafayette (B, D, F, M)
Each month, we bring together authors, bloggers, comedians, and performers to share fiction and nonfiction stories involving a theme object that could be found in a lost and found box. We’ve featured burlesque stars, magicians, Moth Grand Slam winners, actors, someone’s mom, and a ukulele player.
For a list of upcoming theme objects, or to submit a story for consideration, visit:
Peter Olson writes and speaks about technology, history, mathematics, travel, and totally made-up stuff. He has written for Matador Travel, SpikeTv.com, and Marvel.com, spoken at technology conferences like Google I/O, NoSQL Now!, Visualized, and Graph Connect, and performed at Mama D’s Arts Bordello, The PIT and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. His day job is at Marvel comics where he has eight Galactus figures on his desk.
SAM J. MILLER
Sam J. Miller is a writer and a community organizer. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Lightspeed, Shimmer, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Electric Velocipede, Strange Horizons, Daily Science Fiction,The Minnesota Review, and The Rumpus, among others. He is a graduate of the 2012 Clarion Writer’s Workshop and the co-editor ofHorror After 9/11, an anthology published by the University of Texas Press.
Matt London is the author of THE 8TH CONTINENT, a series of scifi eco-adventure novels for kids, coming in September 2014. His short fiction has appeared in The Living Dead 2, Daily Science Fiction, and Space & Time Magazine. His essays on video games can be found in Lightspeed Magazine, Realms of Fantasy, and on Tor.com. Matt is a graduate of the Clarion Writers Workshop.
Anna Roisman is a comedian, actress and writer here in NYC. She hosts a monthly show at The PIT called “You Probably Think This Song Is About You: A Storytelling & Song Parody Show.” She also makes a lot of comedy videos that have been featured on MTV, Huffington Post, People.com, College Humor. Trained at UCB/The Groundlings/The PIT. Anna also performs with her indie improve team #SoAlone around the city. Check out her stuff on youtube.com/arroisman. She resides in Manhattan with her toy poodle Bobby Flay.
THE ROYAL BEES
The Royal Bees are a band from Brooklyn NYC. They make hip-pop music that gets people dancing, smiling and generally spreads joy throughout the world. MC Jane Run brings the soulful singing, Trotty Pippen spits out the fat rhymes and DJ Derrick Walker makes all the bad (but in a good way) electronic tracks. Together they combine their brains, beauty and beats to become The Royal Bees. Check them out on YouTube, Bandcamp, Facebook, and follow their twitter @theroyalbees.
GAMES FOR CHANGE
Founded in 2004, Games for Change facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and educational efforts. G4C aims to leverage entertainment and engagement for social good by convening multiple stakeholders, highlighting best practices, incubating games, and helping to create and direct investment into new projects. They’re hosting their 11th annual Games for Change Festival – NYC’s largest gaming event – next month as part of the Tribeca Film Festival.
Daniel is a writer of surreal fiction, essays, and film reviews. His work has appeared in the New York Press, Cinespect, the L Magazine’s Literary Upstart Reading Series, and Rio Grande Review. He has performed at such venues as The Slipper Room, Cornelia Street Cafe, KGB Bar, and the Bowery Poetry Club.