Tonight's event, held at the Fitzgerald Theater, will feature thoughts from the beloved Sandman author, who recently faced some bizarre controversy this year when Republican Matt Dean called him out on the amount he was paid to speak at a talk (Gaiman typically donates such profits to charity and various library organizations). Musician Josh Ritter, who will perform a set on the show, has recently ventured into the literary world. His debut novel, Bright's Passage, will be available for early sale at the show.
You can watch Wits in the comfort of your own home this evening starting at 8 p.m. on the event's website. Moe and musical guide John Munson will also be live tweeting behind-the-scenes happening at @johnmoe and @munsongs. Looking to throw an impromptu party? Check out MPR's how-to guide, complete with a suggested whiskey drink recipe.