September 2014 | Tuesday Funk
September 2014

Meet Our Readers: Paul McComas & Maya Kuper

Paul McComas is an award-winning author (five critically acclaimed books, plus two in process), actor, educator, filmmaker and musician, and a progressive activist who's been honored by his home state of Wisconsin, the Mental Health Association, and the Rape, Abuse...  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: Lori Rader-Day

Lori Rader-Day's debut mystery, The Black Hour (Seventh Street Books, 2014), received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal. Her short stories have appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Good Housekeeping, and others. Her next...  read

Meet Our Readers: Dmitry Samarov

Dmitry Samarov was born in Moscow, USSR in 1970. He immigrated to the US with his family in 1978. He got in trouble in 1st grade for doodling on his Lenin Red Star pin and hasn't stopped doodling since. After...  read

Tuesday Funk #74 - Oct. 7, 2014

This October, the 74th edition of Tuesday Funk will live up to its tagline with a truly eclectic show, featuring Mark Turcotte, Noel Jones, Paul McComas and Maya Kuper, Lori Rader-Day, and Dmitry Samarov -- plus your regular cohosts, Andrew...  read

September's Seasonal Haiku

Tuesday Funk co-host Andrew Huff shared his topical haiku at the Sept. 2nd show in spite of a sinus infection. Little League Champions Jackie Robinson West are Chicago heroes. This rainy summer has shortened and compressed construction season. A blur...  read

September debriefing

The SS Tuesday Funk disembarked again, and ahoy matey, what a grand voyage it was. That's about all the ship metaphor I can manage. Holly McDowell pulled us in right away with an excerpt from her YA novel Snake Eyes...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #73 is tonight!

Well, it's official. Summer has dumped us like yesterday's trash. Next up - the bleak, endless winter. But before all that... we can have one last glorious hurrah at Tuesday Funk #73. Don't miss it! Create your own personal beer...  read
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