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Tonight: @shitmydadsays' Justin Halpern on 'I Suck at Girls'

June 6, 2012 - 12:07 PM
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Justin Halpern, creator of @shitmydadsays, a hilarious account of his father's wisdom, delivers another dose in his new book, I Suck at Girls, a funny and candid compilation of stories from his first kiss to getting engaged. "I kind of came to the conclusion after I did finally get married that love and relationships are just a series of horrific losses with hopefully one win. The best you can hope for is at the end of the day you get one win," he says. Halpern discusses and signs his new book tonight. Deadspin writer Drew Magary will also provide commentary on matters of the heart. Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. 7 p.m. $10.

Ever wondered where the story of Superman came from? The History of Invulnerability, set in 1930's America on the brink of World War II, tells the story of Jerry Siegel, the inventor of Superman. Written by David Bar Katz, the play opens at Theater J. 7:30 p.m. Pay what you can preview.

Wired correspondent Andrew Blum discusses his new book, Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, a look into the mostly intangible world of how exactly the Internet works. Politics and Prose. 7 p.m. Free.

 

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