Poems by Bill

William Shunn makes like a Zen typist

At our November 5th edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn brought us a brief little poem called "Fiction Wants to Be Free," and it sounded just a bit like this... And if you enjoyed that, please come out to...  read

Video: William Shunn returns to the old neighborhood

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn read still another poem about his dog, this time in a valiant attempt to make up for that last poem... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at...  read

Video: William Shunn sends the mail carrier running

At our August 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn read yet another poem about his dog, and it went quite a bit like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, October...  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: William Shunn DEMANDS to know "What Changed?"

At the May 7th edition of Tuesday Funk, our almost monthly Poem by Bill repeated a question we've heard before, and it went a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday,...  read

Video: Time is not on William Shunn's side

At the March 5th edition of Tuesday Funk, our monthly Poem by Bill raged against the ticking clock, and it went a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, May 7th,...  read

Video: William Shunn gives us a taste of "Smoke"

At the January 1st edition of Tuesday Funk, our monthly Poem by Bill sang the praises of "Smoke," and sounded just a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, February 5th,...  read

Video: William Shunn brings you this evening's "Tasting Notes"

At our November 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn read us some "Tasting Notes" straight from the Hopleaf beer menu... And if you found that tasty, you'll get another Poem by Bill at our December 4th reading, which...  read

Video: William Shunn spins a "Grand" and profane epic

Last week our co-host William Shunn Had just a little too much fun Reading a poem that was meant to take the piss Out of the tropes of science fiction, In a faux-hiphoppish diction, And it sounded just a little...  read

Video: William Shunn has no illusions of "Immortality"

As you know, we like to take things easy during the month of July. Therefore on this pre-holiday morning on which we'd normally be mounting a live episode of Tuesday Funk we present instead a poem from nearly a year...  read
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Tuesday Funk is an eclectic Chicago reading series, hosted by Andrew Huff and Eden Robins, showcasing a mix of fiction, poetry, essays and performance. Join us next on Tuesday, January 2, 7:30 p.m. at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640. Admission is free.

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