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WORD Bookstores and Friends of the Loew’s is very excited to invite Jersey City and beyond to a night of laughter, books, and everything in between with comedians and authors Joel McHale and Will Forte on Wednesday, October 26 at 8pm.

For years, Joel McHale’s stand-up performances have sold out venues across the country, and his role in the beloved cult series Community and as the host of E!’s The Soup have made him a household name in comedy and pop culture. This October, not only is Joel starring in CBS’s new series The Great Indoors, he will also bring his razor-sharp wit to book form with the release of Thanks for the Money: How to Use My Life Story to Become the Best Joel McHale You Can Be.

You probably know Will Forte best as the creator and Emmy-nominated star of the critically-acclaimed FOX-TV’s hit Last Man on Earth, the lead in the cult-classic movie MacGruber, or as one of your favorite Saturday Night Live alums. But long before he became a famous comedian, a single, twenty-four-year-old Forte found his true purpose in life: giving men dating advice. This August, Forte, a forty-six-year-old bachelor, finally delivered his illustrated magnum opus, the master dating “guidebook” 101 Things to Definitely Not Do If You Want to get A Chick.

Each ticket guarantees admission to the event as well as 1 copy of Thanks For the Money and 1 copy of 101 Things to Definitely Not Do If You Want to Get A Chick!

In addition, ever the community advocates and strong supporters of local public arts programming, Joel and Will are thrilled that $3 of each ticket sold will go directly to our friends and Jersey City arts space staple, Friends of the Loews/Loew’s Jersey Theatre.

Ticket price: $45

Let’s be real though, Dylan O'Brien seriously deserved an Emmy nod for his performance in Teen Wolf this year. I mean:

He got to play someone possessed by a psychotic demon:

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A completely terrified and traumatised teenager getting tormented by said demon:

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AND THEN HE SWITCHES BETWEEN THEM IN SECONDS LIKE IT’S NO BIG DEAL

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(Like even if you don’t watch Teen Wolf I’m sure anyone can see what a damn great actor this dude is, and he’s going to be HUGE in the future)

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Congrats are in order for these 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Award Nominees:

Uzo Aduba, “Orange is the New Black”, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Laverne Cox, “Orange is the New Black”, Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series

Reg E. Cathey, “House of Cards”, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Joe Morton, “Scandal”, Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series

Kerry Washington, “Scandal”, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Angela Bassett, “AHS: Coven," Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Miniseries Or A Movie

Chiwetel Ejiofor, "Dancing on the Edge,"Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Idris Elba, "Luther," Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie

Don Cheadle, "House of Lies,” Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Cicely Tyson, “The Trip to Bountiful," Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie

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Emmy for Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black)

Tatiana Maslany is delivering one of the most powerful and remarkable performances of all time. We truly believe she deserves a spot among the 2014 Emmy nominees. Help us spread the word!!!  

“The effect is intoxicating, as Maslany doesn’t just give the audience a subtly different “Sarah” seen through a fragmented prism, but seven individual characters, a masterful accomplishment. Each of the clones behaves in her own unique way, each with her own distinctive body language, timbre, and sensibilities. Sarah’s bruised toughness is quite different to Alison Hendrix’s uptight soccer mom fragility, just as the hipster sensuality of Cosima Niehaus’ evolutionary developmental biologist is worlds apart from copper Beth’s no-nonsense brusqueness or Helena’s sociopathic intensity. ” - The Daily Beast