Debriefings : Page 7

July Debriefing

Wow, what a show. Not much more to say than that. Seeya next month! I kid, I kid. The night started off strong with Lily Be's telling of how our stories - particularly those of people of color - can...  read

June debriefing

It was a star-studded cast at this month's Tuesday Funk, and we tried to restrain ourselves from asking for autographs. Emily Nordling set the scene with an excerpt from her historical novel about a mysterious photograph. Next up, Mary Lorenz...  read

May Debriefing

We may not have had margaritas, but we had great writers, and isn't that really what Cinco de Mayo is all about? Maggie Kast started off the night with an essay about making fudge and an excerpt from her newest...  read

April Debriefing

What a show! We had a packed crowd - standing room only - for Tuesday Funk #80 last night. Former TF co-host Sara Ross Witt started off the night with a heartbreaking story of a family in wartime, dealing with...  read

March Debriefing

The fluffy white snow has transitioned to hard black lumps, which means... it's almost spring! We rang in the new season with an evening of awesome readers! Genevieve Waller warmed up the crowd with four linked essays about living with...  read

February Debriefing

Blizzards will not keep Chicago down! Even though the weather was awful, our beloved room at Hopleaf was packed, our beer was plentiful, and our readers top-notch. Alan DeNiro started the night off right with an alternately dark and amusing...  read

February debriefing

With only our collective body heat (and the Hopleaf HVAC system) to warm us, we embarked on a wintry evening of literary delights at Tuesday Funk #77! Kelly Swails left us wanting more with a tense story about trying to...  read

December debriefing

December feels like a month of Mondays. EXCEPT when it's Tuesday Funk! Hoo-wee! Then it feels, ah, funky? Anyway. We started out the evening with a Tuesday Funk newbie, Clayton Smith, and he killed it with an excerpt from his...  read

November Debriefing

Ah... remember when we were all rosy-cheeked from voting, that glorious window between filling in those arrows and finding out that everything had gone horribly wrong? Remember how we all went to Tuesday Funk #75 together and had a glorious...  read

October debriefing

Another month cruised by, another Tuesday Funk delighted our senses. Time, how quickly she passes. Sunrise, sunset. We started off with a story of love and Chicago with a twist of death (who could resist such a combination?) by Noel...  read
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