August 2014

Meet Our Readers: Anne Holub

Anne Holub thoroughly dismayed her parents by majoring in English and then following that degree up with an MA and an MFA in poetry. Her day job is pretty boring, but she has a not-so-secret second life as the music...  read

Meet Our Readers: Scott Smith

Scott Smith is a digital strategist and an analog opportunist. A child of the Chicago suburbs, he cites his years attending college in Ohio as his most formative, and his years since, living in Chicago's city proper, as his most...  read

Meet Our Readers: Ryan DiGiorgi

Ryan DiGiorgi makes things for the internet. He spends most of his time trying to convince large companies to approve his robot jokes. He also writes fiction, edits comedy videos, and eats at Chipotle. Please join Ryan and all our...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jasmine Davila

Jasmine Davila is pleased to return to the Hopleaf and Tuesday Funk. She has read in venues small and medium sized for Solo in the 2nd City, 20x2 Chicago, That's All She Wrote Chicago, and Miss Spoken. Please feel free...  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

Tuesday Funk #73 - Sept. 2, 2014

It may the day after Labor Day, but Tuesday Funk will be working hard for you! Join us for Chicago's eclectic monthly reading series, this time featuring Jasmine Davila, Ryan DiGiorgi, Anne Holub, Scott Smith, and Holly McDowell. And yes,...  read

Andrew Huff Cools Off with Haiku

At the August 5 edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host Andrew Huff covered Lollapalooza, rained-out films and politics. This is Spinal Tap screened in a downpour Tuesday. A fitting tribute. Mysterious sounds float on the breeze near Grant Park. Lollapalooza. August...  read

August debriefing

If you're wondering why this post took so long, it's because we literally had our minds blown by Tuesday Funk #72. And I mean literally literally. Okay, that's a lie. But still. It was an awesome show. David Daskal set...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #72 is tonight!

Guys. GUYS. Words cannot describe how excited we are for this month's Tuesday Funk. So forget the words. Just be there. Okay, we'll give you these words: It's Tuesday Funk #72! Starring: David Daskal, Britt Julious, Hannah Gamble, Leah Thomas,...  read

Video: Amelia Beamer's Tale of Zombie Love

Amelia Beamer's story about sexy zombie escapades brought the house down at Tuesday Funk #66, on Feb. 4 of this year. If that sounded like your kind of party, the next edition of Tuesday Funk is this Tuesday, Aug. 5,...  read
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