October 2017

Meet Our Readers: Britt Julious

Britt Julious is a writer born and bred in Chicago. She currently pens a weekly column for the Chicago Tribune and previously edited for Vice. She's written feature profiles and personal essays for the New York Times, Rolling Stone, GQ,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jeff Ruby

Jeff Ruby is the chief dining critic of Chicago magazine. He is the author of the middle-grade novel Penelope March Is Melting, which comes out on November 14th, and coauthor of Everybody Loves Pizza: The Deep Dish on America's Favorite...  read

Haiku for October 2017

Tuesday Funk cohost Andrew Huff read a couple of quick haiku at the Andersonville Arts Week edition of the show. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens. We are failing Americans. Unexpected stain: Where did this spot come from? Was it last...  read

Andersonville Arts Week Show Debrief

We had a blast at the special Andersonville Arts Week edition of Tuesday Funk, demonstrating the eclecticism of our format for an attentive audience who braved the rain to see us on a Saturday. Leading us off, Karen Clanton read...  read

Meet Our Readers: Aaron Cynic

Aaron Cynic is an independent journalist and photographer based in Chicago. His interest in the tapestry of politics and media began in the '90s when he stumbled into a table of zines at a punk show at the Fireside Bowl....  read

Meet Our Readers: Maya Kuper and Paul McComas

Maya Kuper and Paul McComas explore the intersection between performing arts, and progressive outreach & healing. As the Dayna Clay Project, Maya & Paul raise awareness and funds for The Kennedy Forum's suicide-prevention and mental-health leadership initiatives, and for RAINN...  read

Meet Our Readers: Karen Clanton

Karen Clanton is an attorney whose law degree did not stifle the English major lurking within. She has forged a career as a writer in the legal profession, where she develops internal communications strategy for a major law firm. Karen...  read

Meet Our Readers: Benjamin Goluboff

Benjamin Goluboff teaches English at Lake Forest College. In addition to some scholarly publications, he has placed imaginative work -- poetry, fiction, and essays -- in many small-press journals, recently Unbroken, Bird's Thumb, and War Literature and the Arts. His...  read

Meet Our Readers: Kellye Howard

Kellye Howard is a writer, speaker, actress, and stand up comedian who has been featured on Comedy Central, TBS, NBC, FOX, WGN, and many more. She also currently performs improv with Second City every Saturday night in the Blackout Cabaret....  read

Tuesday Funk #110 - Nov. 7, 2017

Continue celebrating decorative gourd season with your favorite eclectic monthly reading series! Our 110th episode on Tuesday, Nov. 7 is a blockbuster, featuring Parneshia Jones, Henri Harps, Jeff Ruby, Gint Aras and Britt Julious! As always, admission is free, but...  read
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