Don’t be basic! Stay calm and get your nerd on to welcome the New Year!

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Featuring live music and performance by:

Featuring live music and performance by:
DJ Ayescold, The CooLots, Lethal Bark feat. Tom Toles, Chocolate City Burlesque

Tickets include 2 drink tickets, food, and live entertainment.  Ticket proceeds go to support Capital Area Food Area and DC Youth Slam Team.

Busboys and Poets is throwing the quirkiest new year’s bash in DC – all to benefit the Capital Area Food Bank and DC Youth Slam Team! Fight hunger and help young poets thrive as you welcome the new year with the hottest DJs, live entertainment, games, food, 2 drinks per person with additional drink specials all night – and more.

Come dressed as YOU – and if YOU is nerdy, even better!

#NerdyNYE #NerdsDoNewYears

On Censorship by Salman Rushdie

On Censorship by Salman Rushdie

No writer ever really wants to talk about censorship. Writers want to talk about creation, and censorship is anti-creation, negative energy, uncreation, the bringing into being of non-being, or, to use Tom Stoppard’s description of death, “the absence of presence.” Censorship is the thing that stops you doing what you want to do, and what writers want to talk about is what they do, not what stops them doing it.

beyza ozer

Split This Rock Poem of the Week: beyza ozer

When I Kiss You, A Casket Opens  — after june 12, 2016 this is not terrorism this is toxic masculinity  made in the USA when my mother hears  about orlando she doesn’t look at me the next day is three years  to the night we first kissed  & it actually meant something  to both of us … Continued