Gigantic magazine


Tao Lin Republishes Interview with Malcolm Gladwell
31/08/2009, 7:48 pm
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In Gigantic’s debut issue, Tao Lin interviewed Malcolm Gladwell. It was part of a larger interview of Tao Lin on the subject of genius.

Tao Lin, on his website, just republished the Tao Lin–Malcolm Gladwell portion of the interview. Read it here.

Illustration courtesy of Tao Lin.



GIGANTIC THANK YOU!!
27/08/2009, 3:02 pm
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Thank you everyone who joined us in celebrating at the “You Don’t Know Me!” benefit party yesterday evening – guests, sponsors, and performers alike.  Your continued support makes this magazine possible.  All Gigantic funds generated will go directly toward the printing of our second issue, due out this fall!

Thank you also to BOMB and Opium, and everyone who donated their time and enthusiasm toward working at this event.  Dear friends, all.

For an overview of the evening’s events, check out Molly Fischer’s article in the Observer this morning.  Thanks Molly!

*Program design by Andrew Bulger.



“YOU DON’T KNOW ME!” THIS WEDNESDAY! ***NEW PRESALE DISCOUNTS!***

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You Don’t Know Me!

Gigantic/Opium/Bomb Benefit Bash
THIS Wednesday, Aug. 26th
Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery (at 2nd St.)

7:00pm – midnight

An End of Summer Extravaganza and Benefit presented by Gigantic/Opium/BOMB Magazines
Hosted by Bowery Electric

NEW AND EXCITING DISCOUNT DEVELOPMENTS!

*   *   *   1. ALL PRESALES NOW GET FREE VIP ACCESS!  *  *  *

VIP Cocktail Hour 7-8pm

Featuring:

-a special guest performance by award winning performance artist Kalup
Linzy!

-free open bar!

-Purchase $10 presale tickets here.

*   *   *   2. SPECIAL GENERAL ADMISSION DISCOUNT TICKETS ONLY $6 AT THE DOOR!   *   *  *

General Admission 8pm – midnight

Featuring:

-Short plays directed by Ben Greenman and Bob Powers!

The Dog House Band, featuring bluegrass musician/writers David Gates and Sven Birkerts and special guest John Wesley Harding!

-performance by Joseph Keckler!

-performance by James J. Williams III!

-(NEW!) The Library Is On Fire!

Upstairs: an all-night DJ set by Catherine Pierce of the Pierces!

*  *  *  3. AS ALWAYS THANK YOU FOR YOUR FRIENDSHIP AND SUPPORT!  *  *  *

All donations and ticket sales from the night are considered tax-deductible contributions.

By purchasing a ticket, you will be directly supporting these independent magazines’ mission of furthering the dialogue about literature, film, music, and the visual and performing arts.



“You Don’t Know Me” Gigantic/Opium/BOMB Benefit Bash! Presale tickets launch TODAY!

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You Don’t Know Me!
Gigantic/Opium/Bomb Benefit Bash

Wednesday, Aug. 26th
Bowery Electric
6:30pm – 12am

Join some of New York’s most innovative artists and creative minds in celebrating a joint End Summer Extravaganza Benefit party presented by Gigantic/Opium/BOMB Magazines hosted by Bowery Electric!

The event will feature multiple short programs — performances, microreadings and video installations — to be performed variety style throughout the night as curated by the joint efforts of the three magazines. 

Come party with artists, writers, magazine editors, agents, book publishers, bloggers, and new media types!

Featuring:

-Short plays directed by Ben Greenman and Bob Powers!
-The Dog House Band, featuring bluegrass musician/writers David Gates and Sven Birkerts and special guest John Wesley Harding!
-A DJ set by Catherine Pierce of the Pierces!
-A special VIP performance from Kalup Linzy!
-SPECIAL GUEST STARS

***Pre-sale tickets available here!***

***Save $5 by purchasing an online ticket in advance of door sales that evening.***

***PLUS! ONLINE PRESALE SPECIAL: Be one of the first 25 people to purchase a $10 presale ticket online today and gain entry to our VIP cocktail hour from 6:30-8:00!***

By purchasing a ticket, you are directly supporting these independent magazines’ mission of furthering the dialogue about literature, film, music, and the visual and performing arts.

Stay tuned to our blog for upcoming announcements on the evening’s guest performances!  Lineup additions (and monster surprises) forthcoming!


Please see the below for contribution information:

$10.00 (Advance Online Tickets): Entry to event after 8 pm

$15.00 (General Admission at the Door): Entry to event after 8pm

$25.00 VIP: includes VIP entry to our cocktail hour and a special performance from 6:30 – 8pm

$50.00 VIP 2.0: includes above, plus subscription to a magazine, randomly drawn, and your name listed in the evening’s program

$100.00 Rock Stars: includes VIP entry for 2 guests, plus subscriptions to all three mags, and your names listed in the evening’s program

$250.00 Publishers Circle: includes VIP entry for 6, plus 2 subscriptions to all 3 mags, and your company’s title and logo listed in the evening’s program as sponsor


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