December 2011 | Tuesday Funk
December 2011

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

You know William Shunn as a co-host of Tuesday Funk, the guy who does those wacky poems every month. But he's also a blogger, a podcaster, a programmer, a designer, an inventor, a collector, a cabinetmaker, a bowler, a moviegoer,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Holly McDowell

Holly McDowell was already a writer, an artist, a computer geek and a day trader before she moved to Chicago three months ago. Now, she's also a drinker of glögg, a frequenter of Hopleaf and, most importantly, a collector of...  read

Meet Our Readers: Lawrence Santoro

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Video: Patricia Ann McNair is loaded for deer

This past December 6th, Patricia Ann McNair graced our podium to bring us this "Deer Story" from her new collection The Temple of Air, and it went a little like this... If you liked that, please don't miss our next...  read

Tuesday Funk likes the Skull and Spine Workshop

Attention, aspiring writers! We interrupt this Christmas Eve to bring you an important message about skulls and spines. No, it's not The Nightmare Before Christmas. It's the Skull & Spine Workshop, taught by two-time Tuesday Funk reader Suzanne Clores. It...  read

Meet Our Readers: Christopher Sweet

Christopher Sweet has been writing for more than the requisite 10,000 hours. "Yet still no word from Publisher's Clearinghouse," as the New Yorker cartoon caption read, oh, about ten years ago, I'd say. He enjoys literary genres where the writer...  read

Video: Hanna Martine sends us into the doghouse

This past December 6th, Hanna Martine dropped by our microphone to bring us a bit of Blue's Clues–inspired erotica. No, really, we're serious. Because you never know what's going to happen "In the Doghouse"... And if you liked that, please...  read

Meet Our Readers: Stephen Markley

Stephen Markley is the author of "Publish This Book: The Incredible True Story of How I Wrote, Sold, and Published This Very Book," which is available wherever books are sold. In addition, he is a regular columnist for RedEye and...  read

Video: John Klima dreams of life's simple pleasures

This past December 6th, Electric Velocipede mastermind and Hugo Award winner John Klima made the dangerous trek south from the Waukesha Public Library to read his short story "Life's Simple Pleasures" for us. Attend, children... And if you liked that,...  read

Reminder: William Shunn at Essay Fiesta tonight!

Just a quick reminder that your Tuesday Funk co-host William Shunn will be appearing at Essay Fiesta at The Book Cellar in Lincoln Square tonight at 7:00 pm. This charitable monthly reading series benefits 826CHI, a Chicago non-profit writing and...  read
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