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Tag Archives: western fiction
LITERARY FIGHT CLUB – (1)Louis L’amour (Cowboy Boxer, MMA) vs. (9) David Mamet (Profane Brazilian Jujitsu Practitioner)
Literary Fight Club is where we pit the toughest authors— dead or alive—against one another in a real (albeit fake) battle to determine who is THE SURLIEST AUTHOR ALIVE (or dead). Louis L’amour (Cowboy Boxer, MMA) vs. (9) David Mamet … Continue reading