December 2012 | Tuesday Funk
December 2012

Video: Jodi Eichelberger comprises an audience of one

At our December 4th edition of Tuesday Funk, Jodi Eichelberger told us about the time he arrived at a mime performance in London only to find that he was the only one in the audience. Here's what happened next... And...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

Besides serving as co-host of Tuesday Funk, William Shunn slinks through life as the lesser-known secret identity of hard-edged cult pulp fiction author Perry Slaughter. Mr. Slaughter, or so the story goes, first came to prominence in the mid-1980's with...  read

Meet Our Readers: Christopher Sweet

Christopher Sweet, a returning Tuesday Funk reader, studied writing in the Fiction Writing Department at Columbia College, Chicago, and is obsessed with problems of historiography, time, quantum stuff, and anything else that hasn't been totally monetized. Hear Chris and the...  read

Video: Stephen Markley mixes mushrooms and politics

At our December 4th edition of Tuesday Funk, Stephen Markley read from his long-form gonzo political essay The Great Dysmorphia, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Sondra Morin

Sondra Morin is an essayist, poet, and social critic. She earned her B.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is an alumna of the Juniper Summer Writing Institute. Poems, prose, and commentary appear in American Public Media's...  read

Meet Our Readers: Andrew Huff

Andrew Huff is the editor and publisher of Gapers Block, a Chicago-centric news and events webzine he co-founded in 2003. A serial early adopter, Huff created his first webpage in 1996; launched his personal blog, me3dia.com, in 2001; and joined...  read

Meet Our Readers: Julie Ganey

Julie Ganey has worked as a writer and actress in Chicago for 20 years, and her original solo shows The Half-Life of Magic and Love Thy Neighbor...till it hurts have received multiple productions in the Chicago area. In the classroom,...  read

Video: William Shunn drops some "Strong Medicine" on Washington, D.C.

At our November 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn read us his 2003 Salon short story "Strong Medicine," and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday,...  read

Video: Kelly Swails goes on a schoolroom rampage

At our November 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, Kelly Swails read us her not-so-light fantasy story "Vanessa MacAvoy's Statement," and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, January...  read

Tuesday Funk #53: January 1, 2013

Our next event will take place Tuesday, January 1, 2013, and will include readings from Julie Ganey, Andrew Huff, Sondra Morin, William Shunn, and Christopher Sweet.  read
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