Reading # 52

Video: Andrew Reilly pictures love overseas

For your Valentine's Day pleasure, we're pleased to share Andrew Reilly's reading from our December 4th episode. His true story "Here, Capture Something" appears in the new 2nd Story anthology Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck, but we warn...  read

Video: Maggie Kast takes us to Scottsboro

For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we're pleased to share Maggie Kast's reading from our December 4th episode. This excerpt from her novel-in-progress I Never Knew You Had a Girl takes us to Scottsboro, Alabama, in 1931, so buckle up...  read

Video: Jodi Eichelberger comprises an audience of one

At our December 4th edition of Tuesday Funk, Jodi Eichelberger told us about the time he arrived at a mime performance in London only to find that he was the only one in the audience. Here's what happened next... And...  read

Video: Stephen Markley mixes mushrooms and politics

At our December 4th edition of Tuesday Funk, Stephen Markley read from his long-form gonzo political essay The Great Dysmorphia, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday,...  read

December debriefing

If you were at Tuesday Funk this week, then you know something very special happened. And we're not just talking about that extra closeness you experienced with your neighbors in the jam-packed upstairs lounge at Hopleaf. We're talking about what...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #52 is tonight!

Come kick off the holiday season in style tonight with your friends at Tuesday Funk, Chicago's eclectic reading series where good writing and good beer mix! It our 52nd big episode, and we're pleased to present the first in a...  read

Meet Our Readers: Maggie Kast

Maggie Kast is the author of The Crack Between the Worlds: A Dancer's Memoir. Her stories have appeared in The Sun, Nimrod, Rosebud, and others, and essays in America, Writers Chronicle, and Image. She's currently at work on a novel,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Stephen Markley

Stephen Markley, author of Publish This Book: The Unbelievable True Story of How I Wrote, Sold, and Published This Very Book, will be reading from a new essay, available on Kindle and iBooks, called The Great Dysmorphia: An Epistemological View...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jodi Eichelberger

Jodi Eichelberger has been featured as a storyteller in New York City at The Moth, SpeakEasy Stories, and Stories for the Hairdresser, which he also produced. He is currently writing a collection of essays with the working title Audience of...  read

Lineup shuffle for December 4th

We at Tuesday Funk are always bummed when our readers must drop out for one reason or another. And since every good story needs a villain, for our December 4th reading we can blame the absence of CP Chang and...  read
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