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KAREN KILGARIFF & GEORGIA HARDSTARK – Creators and Hosts of the Hit Podcast My Favorite Murder – SOLD OUT
June 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmSOLD OUT
The phenomenon of the true crime comedy podcast, My Favorite Murder, and its massive community of self-proclaimed “Murderinos” has been meteoric. In their highly anticipated dual memoir, Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered, Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, creators and hosts of the hit podcast, open up about their lives more intimately than ever.
In their confessionally honest and hilarious book, Kilgariff and Hardstark focus on the importance of self-advocating and valuing personal safety over being “nice” or “helpful.” They delve into their own pasts, true crime stories, and beyond, to discuss meaningful cultural and societal issues with fierce empathy and unapologetic frankness.
Sharing never-before-heard stories ranging from their struggles with depression, eating disorders, and addiction, Kilgariff and Hardstark irreverently recount their biggest mistakes and deepest fears, reflecting on the formative life events that shaped them into two of the most followed voices in the nation.
Price includes a copy of Kilgariff and Hardstark’s Stay Sexy and Don’t Get Murdered. Books distributed at event.