Reading # 34 | Tuesday Funk
Reading # 34

Video: Aldo Vesper lands a whopper

As we count down to our August reading, we're bringing you some classic performances from Tuesday Funks past. In this clip from May, Paul McComas channels his character Aldo Vesper to bring us a real big fish story. (Or is...  read

Video: Bits and pieces from Paul McComas

Your friends here at Tuesday Funk are taking it easy during the month of July, so we thought we'd fill in that giant Funk-shaped hole in your heart with some more video performances from the archives. Back in May, we...  read

Video: Tim W. Brown travels through time

We're so excited about our upcoming "Science Fiction Sextuple Feature" that we want to put you in the mood with yet another video scavenged from a recent Tuesday Funk episode. When Tim W. Brown joined us at our podium back...  read

Video: Infidel dog

A monthly feature of our Tuesday Funk readings is the Poem By Bill, which will be back on June 21st as part of our special "Science Fiction Sextuple Feature" edition. Fear not, though—the poem this time will be much shorter...  read

Tuesday Funk likes Wellspring organizer Brad Beaulieu

Our upcoming special edition of Tuesday Funk, the "Science Fiction Sextuple Feature," features six attendees of the inaugural Wellspring Workshop, an intensive workshop for speculative fiction novelists taking place in Lake Geneva over the course of the next week. And...  read

Video: Brooke Wonders brings you a lulu of a Cthulhu tale

C'thool who? You may be forgiven if you're not familiar with the most infamous of H.P. Lovecraft's Great Old Ones, but we'll never forgive you if you can't spare ten minutes and forty-seven seconds for this short Cthulhu story read...  read

May debriefing

We're sounding like a broken record at this point, but if you missed Tuesday Funk #34 last night, you definitely missed our best reading yet. Want to hear about it? Okay, fine. Our delighted audience last night heard Scott Smith...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #34 is tonight!

Reach for the sky, pardner! No, wait, put your hands down! We meant that in an entirely metaphorical and inspirational sense, which is why we're bringing you the entirely inspirational and not at all metaphorical lineup of talent at tonight's...  read

Meet Our Readers: Paul McComas

Paul McComas is the author of four critically acclaimed books—two novels, Planet of the Dates (currently in development as a Hollywood feature) and Unplugged, and the short-story collections Unforgettable: Harrowing Futures, Horrors, and (Dark) Humor and Twenty Questions (now in...  read

Meet Our Readers: Tim W. Brown

Tim W. Brown was born and raised in Rockford, Illinois. In 1983 he graduated summa cum laude from Northern Illinois University with a degree in American studies. He is the author of four novels, Deconstruction Acres (1997), Left of the...  read
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