September 2013

Video: William Shunn, at long last, spills the beans

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn brought us what will probably have to be the final installment of his many missionary reminiscences, at long last spilling the beans about why he can't travel to Canada......  read

Meet Our Readers: Holly McDowell

Holly McDowell lived in Colorado, Georgia and South Carolina before discovering the magical city of Chicago. Now she can be spotted drinking glögg, searching for the world's best tapas bar, and writing in coffee shops all over the Windy City....  read

Meet Our Readers: Kyle S. Johnson

Kyle S. Johnson lives in Dayton, Ohio, and drinks more coffee than should be humanly possible. He has taught English in South Korea, and has published numerous short stories in such places as Dark Faith, Where Thy Dark Eye Glances,...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

The first record album that longtime Tuesday Funk co-host William Shunn ever bought was Feels So Good by Chuck Mangione. He picked it up for the well-known title track, but continues to play it today for the Side 2 opener,...  read

Video: Norm Doucet was born a poor white child...

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, Norm Doucet brought us a charming and thought-provoking remembrance of childhood and military service, and it went just a bit like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30...  read

Meet Our Readers: Noël Jones

Originally from Alaska, Noël Jones is a writer and former member of the 2000 National Poetry Slam Champion Team NYC-Urbana, featured in The New York Times and on NPR's "Infinite Mind," as well as at the South by Southwest Music...  read

Meet Our Readers: Laura Chavoen

Laura Chavoen is a wanna-be geek, a data and meme junkie, and a scarf and bangle lover. In her role as a digital brand strategist, she creates social and digital programs for clients and drives innovation. In the past she...  read

Meet Our Readers: Maurice Broaddus

Maurice Broaddus has written hundreds of short stories, essays, novellas, and articles. His dark fiction has been published in numerous magazines, anthologies, and web sites, including Asimov's Science Fiction, Cemetery Dance, Apex Magazine, and Weird Tales Magazine. He is the...  read

Video: Virginia Konchan escapes "The Perfect Life"

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, Virginia Konchan brought us a powerful tale of faith, self-doubt, and violence, 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: James Kennedy

James Kennedy is the author of The Order of Odd-Fish, a young adult fantasy that was named one of the Smithsonian's Notable Books for Children. Booklist praised Odd-Fish as "hilarious," and Time Out Chicago described it as "a work of...  read
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