Reading # 61 | Tuesday Funk
Reading # 61

Video: Lania Knight walks us through the fire

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, Lania Knight brought us a powerful and evocative recounting of childbirth that sounded quite a lot like this... And if you liked that, you won't want to miss our next event, which...  read

Video: Aleksandar Hemon brings that old John Wayne joke to life

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, Aleksandar Hemon read us a section from his work-in-progress "The Making of Zombie Wars," and it sounded a little like this... And if you liked that, you won't want to miss our...  read

Video: William Shunn, at long last, spills the beans

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host William Shunn brought us what will probably have to be the final installment of his many missionary reminiscences, at long last spilling the beans about why he can't travel to Canada......  read

Video: Norm Doucet was born a poor white child...

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, Norm Doucet brought us a charming and thought-provoking remembrance of childhood and military service, and it went just a bit like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30...  read

Video: Virginia Konchan escapes "The Perfect Life"

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, Virginia Konchan brought us a powerful tale of faith, self-doubt, and violence, and it sounded a little like this... And if you enjoyed that, please join us at 7:30 pm on Tuesday,...  read

Video: Andrew Huff recounts August in haiku

At our September 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host Andrew Huff delivered another fistful of his signature topical haiku: Fifty years later King's dream is still unfulfilled. Does freedom yet ring? Here's to long weekends! Reminding us that life is...  read

September debriefing

It was a packed house for this week's edition of Tuesday Funk at Hopleaf. If you weren't able to be there, here's what our wonderful and fortunate audience saw. We kicked things off with Virginia Konchan, who navigated a tricky...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #61 is tonight!

Don't forget—tonight is Tuesday Funk's 61st episode, featuring Aleksandar Hemon, Virginia Konchan, Lania Knight, Norman Doucet, and William Shunn. Don't miss it! Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St. in Chicago. We get started promptly at...  read

Meet Our Readers: Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon is the author of The Lazarus Project, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the National Book Award, as well as The Question of Bruno, Nowhere Man, Love and Obstacles and The Book...  read

Meet Our Readers: Norman Doucet

Norman Doucet hails from the den of the southern rebellion, Charleston, South Carolina. Influenced by the duality that exists there, he made some interesting decisions, starting with attending the college—founded after a slave revolt—which also has the dubious distinction of...  read
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