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Meet Our Readers: Maggie Jenkins

Maggie Jenkins is a comic, storyteller, writer, runner, and rapper. She performs standup regularly with the kates, a twice-monthly all-female comedy showcase, and has also performed at the Chicago Women's Funny Festival, Zanies, Studio BE, and The Lincoln Lodge. Maggie...  read

Video: Bill Breedlove puts an adorable puppet through hell

At our July 2nd edition of Tuesday Funk, Bill Breedlove read his short story "Missus Mojo" to a disbelieving crowd, and it sounded just a bit like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on...  read

Video: G.P.A. woos us with beers and Bears

At our June 4th edition of Tuesday Funk, G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive) shared some of his secrets for wooing a sports fan. We only captured part of his performance due to battery issues, but what we did get sounded a...  read

Video: William Shunn visits a Coney Island of the mind

At our July 2nd edition of Tuesday Funk, our monthly Poem by Bill, "Coney Island Lifeguard Blues," brought to life a scene from our co-host's new home in New York City, and it went a little like this... And if...  read

Video: Daniel Kraus introduces a trio of tenacious toys

At our July 2nd edition of Tuesday Funk, Daniel Kraus did what he swore he'd never do, and gave a reading from his latest novel, Scowler. Our audience that evening was fortunate indeed, and what they heard sounded a little...  read

Video: Darwyn Jones utters an ill-timed cry for help

At our June 4th edition of Tuesday Funk, Darwyn Jones shared his personal essay "Scairdy Cat," and it sounded just a little like this: And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, August 6th, 2013,...  read

Video: Andrew Huff delivers June haiku

At our June 4th edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn was on vacation, and Andrew Huff opted to explain where he was with a haiku: Despite Tuesday Funk, Bill is off in Amsterdam to see Rush. Jealous? Later in...  read

July debriefing

It was standing room only for last week's edition of Tuesday Funk at Hopleaf, and the delighted crowd alternately sobbed with laughter, groaned in revulsion, and wept into their beers. It was as fine a Funk as you can imagine,...  read

Video: Robert McDonald stalks the mighty rhino

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, Robert McDonald read a few of his poems, including an epic evocation of the mighty rhinoceros, and it all sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us...  read

Video: Mary Beth Hoerner wrestles with her pride

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, Mary Beth Hoerner related a tale of punctured grade-school pride, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, June 4th,...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic monthly reading series showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry and essays. We are currently on hiatus.

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