Reading # 56

Video: Jeremy Jasper revisits a terrified inner child

Last month at our April 2nd edition, Jeremy Jasper dropped by to relate a powerful and terrifying tale from childhood, and it went a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm tomorrow night,...  read

Video: Reinhardt Suarez sings the house down

At our April 2nd edition, Tuesday Funk co-founder Reinhardt Suarez returned to our mike to read from his new novel, The Green Ray of the Sun, and he brought some musical friends to back him up... And if you enjoyed...  read

Video: Mary Robinette Kowal brings us the glamour

At our April 2nd edition, Mary Robinette Kowal brought us this magical excerpt from her new novel Without a Summer. And you'll want to watch all the way to the end because she brought shadow puppets too! And if you...  read

Video: William Shunn wants to know "What Changed?"

At our April 2nd edition, co-host William Shunn gave his short-short story "What Changed?" (originally written for 20x2 in Austin) its Chicago debut, and it went a little like this... If you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm...  read

Video: Wesley Chu lures us down a dark alley

There was a lot of luring going on at our April 2nd edition! When Wesley Chu stepped to the mike to read us an chapter from his forthcoming novel The Lives of Tao, it went a little like this... If...  read

Video: Reagan Keeter lures us down a deep well

At our April 2nd edition, Reagan Keeter spun us his horrifying tale "Out of the Well," and it went a little like this... If you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013, upstairs at...  read

Video: Spring haiku by Andrew Huff

At our April 2nd edition last week, we welcomed new co-host Andrew Huff and introduced a new monthly feature of Tuesday Funk—Haiku by Andrew! For his debut appearance, Andrew dropped these spring verses on us: "March Madness" for some means...  read

April debriefing (with shadow puppets!)

It was a packed room for this past Tuesday night's edition of Tuesday Funk at Hopleaf, which means the chances are pretty good you were there enjoying it all with a cold beer in your hand. But if not, let...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #56 is tonight!

Don't forget—tonight is Tuesday Funk's 56th episode, featuring Mary Robinette Kowal, Jeremy Jasper, Wesley Chu, Reagan Keeter, and Tuesday Funk co-founder Reinhardt Suarez. Don't miss it! Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St. in Chicago. We...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jeremy Jasper

Jeremy Jasper obtained his bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement from Western Illinois in 2011 and is currently working towards his second bachelor's degree in Fiction Writing at Columbia College Chicago. His fiction has appeared in Joyland: A Hub for Short...  read
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