Reading # 38

Video: William Shunn predicts next year's World Series

Today is Game 1 of the 2011 World Series, which makes it the perfect day to share co-host William Shunn's predictions for the 2012 World Series. It's gonna be the Cubbies facing off against the Tigers, it's gonna go to...  read

October debriefing

If you missed Tuesday Funk this week at Hopleaf, we're sad to say you missed a train that won't be stopping here again. Erin J. Shea set a terrifying tone with her tales of new motherhood. Liz Baudler let us...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #38 is tonight!

It's nearly upon us, rising from the east and lurching crookedly west, closing inexorably upon Clark Street. No, it's not the sun, it's Tuesday Funk, the monthly Chicago reading series where good writing and good beer mix, and the five...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

William Shunn is a co-producer and co-host of Tuesday Funk. He has worked as a cabinet maker, a custard slinger, a door-to-door missionary, a technical writer, a telephone surveyor, and as a computer programmer, most notably for WordPerfect Corporation and...  read

Meet Our Readers: Matt Darst

Matt Darst got hooked on reading early. His octogenarian best friend/next-door neighbor introduced Matt to books with free encyclopedias when he was just five. A year later, he got a subscription to National Geographic. Soon he was reading recreationally, his...  read

Meet Our Readers: CP Chang

CP Chang is a writer and software consultant who has been drawn back to Chicago after having moved away from the city three different times in his adult life. There are always greener pastures elsewhere, but Chicago beckons him back....  read

Meet Our Readers: Liz Baudler

Most of Liz Baudler's time is spent in front of her computer trying not to freak out. This goes for whether she is writing writing of any sort or working on The Toucan Literary Magazine, of which she is founding...  read

Meet Our Readers: Erin J. Shea

Erin J. Shea lives in the Beverly neighborhood with her husband, Scott Smith, daughter Abigail and superhound, Glinny. Originally from Joliet, she works as a vice president at Edelman Digital, where she spends most of her waking hours playing on...  read

Tuesday Funk #38: October 4th

Our next event will take place on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, and will include readings from William Shunn, C.P. Chang, Erin J. Shea, Matt Darst, and Liz Baudlerread
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