Our friends at The Rumpus are offering a lucky Appeal reader and their +1 passes to the (first) Monthly Rumpus variety show. It’s all going down at The Makeout Room next Monday, the 8th, at 7 PM.

Rumpus editor and host Stephen Elliot brings you readings from authors Peter Orner, Andrew Greer, Damion Searls, and Barbara Jane Reyes, a short film from Wholphin, music from The Yellow Dress and Thao Nguyen, and a Word for Word Performing Arts Company performance of Gertrude Stein’s Miss Furr and Miss Skeene, Holy crap, how are they going to fit all that into one night?

Enter below to win passes for you and a friend — the contest is open from now to noon, Friday, and we’ll email the winner Friday as soon as it closes. So, if you don’t hear from us, suck it up and go buy yourself tickets.

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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