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Video: William Shunn undertakes a sacred task

At our March Tuesday Funk reading, co-host William Shunn continued his theoretically infinite series of poems with this offering, "La Sagrada Tarea," inspired by the work of Robert A. Caro... And if you enjoyed that, you'll get another new Poem...  read

Video: Joe Weintraub charts the Cubs from home

At our March Tuesday Funk reading, the versatile Joe Weintraub pitched us this curveball, charting a Cubs pennant race from the vantage point of home... And if you enjoyed that, then by no means should you miss our next event,...  read

Video: Why Robyn Pennacchia won't swim with the dolphins

At last week's Tuesday Funk reading, Sunday Night Sex Show impresaria Robyn Pennacchia explained in no uncertain terms exactly why she won't swim with dolphins, and it went a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, then by no...  read

March debriefing

It was certainly a Super Tuesday last night at Hopleaf—a Super Tuesday Funk, that is! Your humble co-host brought you election updates throughout the evening (see the video below), but the real excitement was in seeing what surprises our five...  read

Video: Jody Lynn Nye lets out a "Howl!"

Way back at our December reading, speculative fiction writer extraordinaire Jody Lynn Nye joined us at the mike to read her short story "Howl!" (from the Esther Friesner anthology Strip Mauled), and it went a little like this... And if...  read

Video: Dustin Monk relates a little "Anecdote"

This past Tuesday night, science fiction writer Dustin Monk dropped by our microphone to share his whimsical, Wallace Stevens–inspired excursion through our unknowable technological future, "Anecdote of the Singularity." It sounded a little bit like this... And if you enjoyed...  read

February debriefing

Everyone's talking about Tuesday Funk—at least everyone who was there at Hopleaf last night to see our terrific 42nd episode. We do not exaggerate when we say the rapt audience were crammed in shoulder to shoulder to see our accomplished...  read

Video: William Shunn is a "Stand Up" guy

At our recent January 3rd reading, co-host William Shunn ushered us into a rather unusual comedy club to enjoy a little "Stand Up"... And if you enjoyed that, please join us for our next event on Tuesday, February 7, 2012,...  read

Video: Holly McDowell writes in a "Minor" key

At our recent January 3rd reading, Chicago author Holly McDowell read us this stunning excerpt from her novel-in-progress Farah Minor: And if you enjoyed that, please join us for our next event on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, when we'll bring...  read

Video: Stephen Markley explains how to "Publish This Book"

At our recent January 3rd reading, author Stephen Markley shared with us some of the secrets behind, and therefore within, his "premature memoir" Publish This Book: The Unbelievable True Story of How I Wrote, Sold and Published This Very Book:...  read
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