In the Flesh is a monthly reading series held the third Thursday of every month at the appropriately named Happy Ending Lounge, and features the city's best erotic writers sharing stories to get you hot and bothered, hosted and curated by erotic writer/editor Rachel Kramer Bussel (Best Sex Writing series, Do Not Disturb, Spanked, Dirty Girls, etc.). From erotic poetry to down and dirty smut, these authors get naked on the page and will make you lust after them and their words. Themed nights have included True Sex Confessions, Revenge of the Sex Columnists, GLBT Night, and Comedy Sex. Readers have included Laura Antoniou, Mo Beasley, Susie Bright, Lily Burana, Jessica Cutler, Stephen Elliott, Martha Garvey, Gael Greene, Andy Horwitz, Debra Hyde, Maxim Jakubowski, Josh Kilmer-Purcell, Tsaurah Litzky, Suzanne Portnoy, Sofia Quintero, M.J. Rose, Danyel Smith, Grant Stoddard, Cecilia Tan, Carol Taylor, Veronica Vera, Zane and others. In The Flesh debuted in October 2005. Contact rachelkramerbussel at for bookings, press, or questions. Click here In The Flesh: Los Angeles. “…writer and host Rachel Kramer Bussel welcomes eroticism of all stripes, spots and textures to the Happy Ending lounge on the Lower East Side.,” New York Times UrbanEye newsletter, August 15, 2007 email rachelkramerbussel at for booking or other information or interview requests

Monday, September 10, 2007

Todd Levin's Book Club 9/17

I've been meaning to do an In The Flesh alumni roundup, but until I get a proper chance to do that, here's an event on September 17th, three days before BEST OF In The Flesh, where you can get another chance to see Todd Levin, who actually looks more like this than the adorable little kid photo below (in the best of post).

TV Comedy Writers, Reading Comedy Writing Live. A perfect show for
people who like to sit still and laugh, but hate commercials.

Featuring writers from SNL, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and more.
And hosted by How to Kick People's own, Todd Levin.

Monday, September 17th, at 8:30pm
Mo Pitkin's House of Sassifaction
34 Avenue A, b/w 2nd and 3rd Streets
Tickets: $6
to reserve tickets, go here: