Reading # 62

Video: James Kennedy drops us onto Mars!

At our October reading, James Kennedy delivered the rousing first chapter of his new novel The Magnificent Moots. If you were there, you know it was a multimedia marvel and a technological triumph. If not, well, feast your eyes and...  read

Andrew Huff treats us with October haiku

At our October 1st edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host Andrew Huff delivered a fistful of his patented seasonal haiku, and it sounded just a little like this... October is now Chicago Artists Month, but what about the rest? Fall in...  read

October debriefing

It was a superpacked house for last night's Glitter & Mayhem Edition of Tuesday Funk at Hopleaf, made all the more crowded by the teetering tower of audiovisual equipment piled at the front of the room. If you weren't able...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #62 is tonight!

Don't forget—tonight is Tuesday Funk's Glitter & Mayhem Edition, featuring Maurice Broaddus, Laura Chavoen, Kyle S. Johnson, Noël Jones, James Kennedy, Holly McDowell, and William Shunn. Don't miss it! Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148 N. Clark St....  read

Meet Our Readers: Holly McDowell

Holly McDowell lived in Colorado, Georgia and South Carolina before discovering the magical city of Chicago. Now she can be spotted drinking glögg, searching for the world's best tapas bar, and writing in coffee shops all over the Windy City....  read

Meet Our Readers: Kyle S. Johnson

Kyle S. Johnson lives in Dayton, Ohio, and drinks more coffee than should be humanly possible. He has taught English in South Korea, and has published numerous short stories in such places as Dark Faith, Where Thy Dark Eye Glances,...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

The first record album that longtime Tuesday Funk co-host William Shunn ever bought was Feels So Good by Chuck Mangione. He picked it up for the well-known title track, but continues to play it today for the Side 2 opener,...  read

Meet Our Readers: Noël Jones

Originally from Alaska, Noël Jones is a writer and former member of the 2000 National Poetry Slam Champion Team NYC-Urbana, featured in The New York Times and on NPR's "Infinite Mind," as well as at the South by Southwest Music...  read

Meet Our Readers: Laura Chavoen

Laura Chavoen is a wanna-be geek, a data and meme junkie, and a scarf and bangle lover. In her role as a digital brand strategist, she creates social and digital programs for clients and drives innovation. In the past she...  read

Meet Our Readers: Maurice Broaddus

Maurice Broaddus has written hundreds of short stories, essays, novellas, and articles. His dark fiction has been published in numerous magazines, anthologies, and web sites, including Asimov's Science Fiction, Cemetery Dance, Apex Magazine, and Weird Tales Magazine. He is the...  read
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