Reading # 51 | Tuesday Funk
Reading # 51

Video: William Shunn drops some "Strong Medicine" on Washington, D.C.

At our November 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn read us his 2003 Salon short story "Strong Medicine," and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday,...  read

Video: Kelly Swails goes on a schoolroom rampage

At our November 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, Kelly Swails read us her not-so-light fantasy story "Vanessa MacAvoy's Statement," and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, January...  read

Video: B. E. Pinkham tries to avoid a hard truth

At our November 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, B. E. Pinkham brought us a funny and heartfelt chapter from her memoir Let Me Look at You, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join...  read

Video: Mary Zemaitis was a teenage "Jesus Freak"

At our November 6th edition of Tuesday Funk, Mary Zemaitis bravely confessed her past as a teenage "Jesus Freak," and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on December 4th,...  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

November debriefing

Last night was Election Night, and we know you've been waiting with bated breath to find out what happened. So without further ado, here's a recap of last night's events ... from the Election Night Edition of Tuesday Funk at...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #51 is tonight!

It's a real horse race tonight, and the stakes are huge! But no matter which team you're backing, you can take refuge from the stress of election returns tonight at Hopleaf, as your good friends from Tuesday Funk bring you...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jac Jemc

Jac Jemc's first novel, My Only Wife, was released from Dzanc earlier this year. She is the poetry editor for decomP and a fiction web editor at Hobart. She blogs her rejections at jacjemc.com. Please come see Jac and the...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Lorenz

A New Orleans native, Mary Lorenz relocated to Chicago five years ago for a job and a mad craving for Rainbow Cone. A copywriter by day, Mary Lorenz spends her free time writing and performing in and around Chicago -...  read

Meet Our Readers: Mary Zemaitis

Mary Zemaitis won her second-grade writing contest for the groundbreaking story "The Stolen Princess." The piece documented a sea princess's struggle against underwater witches. It is considered Mary's definitive work because her teacher laminated it. Pretty much downhill from there....  read
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