Nov. 20, 2012: Shannon O’Malley reads live at Write Club San Francisco
New material goes live before the planet’s death on 12/21.
The Make-Out Room: 3225 22nd St.San Francisco, CA
Sept. 15, 2012: Apocalypse Cakes Sampling , Aldea Home, San Francisco
Sample Apocalypse Cakes while shopping for your fallout bunker. Aldea home has all the designer duvets and vintage teak furnishings you need to perish in style.
Aldea Home: 890 Valencia St., btwn 19th and 20th St., San Francisco, CA
Aug. 1, 2012: Creative Mojo Interviews Shannon O’Malley
Creative director Mark Lipinski chats with the creator of Apocalypse Cakes.
July 5, 2012: The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA
Eat Apocalypse Cakes at an earthquake-museum-disco. This sexy nightlife happening, themed as “The Beginning of the End,” features hott music, end-times cocktails, an exciting earthquake exhibit, and a grand Apocalypse Cakes display and feasting table. Come feed your face and dance off your diabetes.
The California Academy of Sciences: 55 Music Concourse Dr., Golden Gate Park,. San Francisco, CA 94118. July 5, 6-10 p.m. Get deets + tix here.
May 4, 2012: 4th Annual RADAR Spectacle, San Francisco, CA
Apocalypse Cakes caters the 4th Annual RADAR Spectacle, a fantastical party of underworld literary delights. The gala benefits RADAR Production’s yearly free queer artists’ retreat. Confirmed spectacles include Mirah, Armistead Maupin, Annah Anti-Palindrome + others.
Verdi Club: 2424 Mariposa St. San Francisco, CA 94110 Get deets + tix here.
Apr. 14, 2012: Apocalypse Cakes Reading at the Foster City, CA Library
Come enjoy wholesome library time before the library system collapses. 2pm. More deets here.
Feb. 5, 2012: Apocalypse Cakes Reading + Eating at Omnivore Books
Eat your last dessert at a reading + eating with Shannon O’Malley, author of Apocalypse Cakes and second prize winner of the 2011 Omnivore Books Cake Contest. The book mixes hilarious satire with delicious recipes for cakes in homage to apocalyptic eventualities. (Try the “Black Deforestation Cake.”) This SF-only tasting will be prepared by Shannon and ex-Chez Pannise alum Yasmin Golan of Calico Pie. Omnivore Books, 3885 Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco. Feb. 5, 3-4 p.m.
Dec. 12, 2011: Fruitcake Haiku Contest Judging
Apocalypse Cakes author Shannon O’Malley judges The Tampa Tribune’s 60th Annual Fruitcake Haiku Contest. Deadline for haiku entries is Dec. 12. See contest details here.
Oct. 12, 2011: Apocalypse Cakes Reading + Cake Tasting / RADAR Reading Series
Get informed about important apocalyptic threats while feasting on cakes. We’re teaming up with culinary artist Yasmin Golan to serve up cakes for The End as part of the RADAR Reading Series. The Luggage Store,1007 Market Street
Aug. 7, 2011: NPR Interview
Shannon pontificates about the apocalypse on the nationally syndicated show To the Best of Our Knowlege. Listen here, now.