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November 1 | 7:00 pm | Fear Itself

Phobias, terror, and looking in the mirror, please join in November for “Fear Itself.

 

House of SpeakEasy delivers another Seriously Entertaining lineup of writers performing at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater. Watch as poet and photographer Rachel Eliza Griffiths reveals a moment of artistic bravery in the face of adversity. Get personal about phobias with The Magicians novelist Lev Grossman. Go beyond the headlines with counterterrorism expert and author David Kilcullen and plumb the depths of human behavior with journalist Julie Scelfo. Please join us in November for Seriously Entertaining, New York’s premier literary cabaret.

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ALL 2017 SHOWS HELD AT JOE’S PUB at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette St, NYC 10003. If a show is sold out, check our website again in a few days, as extra tickets sometimes become available closer to show date. Join our mailing list for further information.

11.1.17 @ 7PM – FEAR ITSELF
12.5.17 @ 7PM – CAUGHT IN THE ACT

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Seriously Questioning…Julie Scelfo

Julie Scelfo is a former staff writer/current contributor to The New York Times, where her stories about society and human behavior reframe popular ideas and ask us to rethink our basic assumptions. Scelfo has contributed to The St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, Ad Nauseam: A Survivor’s Guide to American Consumer Culture and her work has also appeared in Salon, Oprah’s O Magazine, Epicurious, Time Out New York and LitHub. Scelfo’s most recent work is The Women Who Made New York.

On November 1, she will be speaking at House of SpeakEasy’s Seriously Entertaining show, Fear Itself alongside Rachel Eliza Griffiths, David Kilcullen, and Lev Grossman (tickets).See More >

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