Debriefings : Page 6

June Debriefing

June's edition of Tuesday Funk was a lively one. Cohost Eden Robins led us off with a bit of Ke$ha fan fiction, followed by post-apocalyptic poetry by Sara Krueger. Cohost Andrew Huff read some topical haiku before handing the mic...  read

May debriefing

We may not get an actual spring in Chicago, but it's always spring in the heart of Tuesday Funk. The evening started off strong with former co-host Sara Ross Witt's reading from her YA novel about a family of witches......  read

April debriefing

What a night! Drama, intrigue, and baseball... the trifecta for any good reading. Robert Loerzel started it off with a fascinating historical essay about the Cubs' one-time short-lived nickname "Microbes." Jessi DiBartolomeo followed with some more historical insight - this...  read

March debriefing

Super Tuesday may be super, but it can't hold a candle to Tuesday Funk. Matt Fogarty put us in the right mood with his stories about space traveling dinosaurs and going to the moon in a barrel, and then Felix...  read

February debriefing

What a night! What a show! It was another standing room-only night at the ol' Hopleaf! Joshua Landsman set us in motion with his very first public reading - a fable of love and poor judgment from his book of...  read

January debriefing

Whether it's out of genuine love for the Funk or the result of New Years resolutions, our January show is always packed to the gills! And what a great show it was! Christopher Sweet started us off with an excerpt...  read

December debriefing

Holy standing room only, Batman! This was a popular show... and for good reason! Clayton Smith started us off strong with an excerpt from his new novel Anomaly Flats, about adventure and fantastical... anomalies in rural Missouri. Next up was...  read

November debriefing

Not to brag, but Tuesday Funk #87 was another stellar show! First up, Nick DiSabato told us why we should buy six-packs for the kitchen staff and waxed humorous on his ambivalence about camping. Then Kyle Thiessen made his Tuesday...  read

September debriefing

Just like we mourn the passing of summer, so we will mourn the moving of our bartender Mark... to the Twin Cities. Tuesday Funk #85 was his last show with us, so in honor of his tenure, we drank extra...  read

August debriefing

Another amazing show on the books... this must be starting to sound like hyperbole, but I assure you, friend, it is not. The night started off strong with Robert McDonald and his swan obsession - manifested a series of fairytale...  read
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