PAST EVENT

Cheap Talk

Laura Wasser & Joshua Wolf Shenk

PAST EVENT

Cheap Talk

Laura Wasser & Joshua Wolf Shenk

Details

Friday

January 9, 2015

3:30–6am

Clockshop

2806 Clearwater St

Los Angeles, CA

#CheapTalk

@ClockshopLA

Description

Laura Wasser is an American high profile attorney specializing in celebrity divorce cases.

She has been profiled in publications ranging from the Los Angeles Times to Vanity Fair and has represented the likes of Heidi Klum, Ashton Kutcher, Christina Aguilera and Ryan Reynolds, as well as many pro bono clients from the Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law. She is the author of the book IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE THAT WAY; How to Divorce Without Destroying Your Family of Bankrupting Yourself.

Joshua Wolf Shenk is a curator, essayist, and author, most recently, of Powers of Two: Seeking the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs (Eamon Dolan Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). His magazine pieces include cover stories in Harper’s, Time, and The Atlantic, where his essay “What Makes Us Happy?” was the most read article in the history of that magazine’s website. His work has also appeared in Slate, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and the national bestseller Unholy Ghost: Writers on Depression, edited by Nell Casey. His first book, Lincoln’s Melancholy, was named one of the best books of 2005 by The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, and won awards from The Abraham Lincoln Institute, the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, and the National Mental Health Association.

For the Fall 2014/Winter 2015 series Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of the recently published book, Powers of Two, Seeking the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs will curate three Cheap Talk conversations focused on collaborations with, in and around Los Angeles, a city that presents many challenges.