Reading # 64

Video: Davis Schneiderman tastes blood

Author Davis Schneiderman read his first 30 tweets ever, then shared a harrowing and funny tale of taking care of his father, who has brain cancer, December 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk. If you liked that, you'll love our next...  read

Video: G.P.A. handles a bully

G.P.A. shared the story of standing up to a school bully at our December 3rd edition of Tuesday Funk. As it happens, it was a continuation of a story he told at our June 4 edition (video of which was...  read

Andrew Huff shares December haiku

At the December 2013 edition of Tuesday Funk, co-host Andrew Huff read some of his patented seasonal haiku ...tinged with a little sadness. O'Hare and Midway I-90 and toll roads, packed with travelers. Football on TV, Black Friday shopping plans...  read

Video: William Shunn shows us Idaho's highs and lows

In his final appearance as a Tuesday Funk co-host, author William Shunn read an excerpt from his novelette “After the Earthquake a Fire,” a story of mice, missionaries, and misery set in the northern Idaho of the 1980s: If you...  read

December debriefing

If it was a bittersweet affair earlier this week at Tuesday Funk, it was also a raucous one. We might have said goodbye to a longtime co-host, but we certainly didn't say goodbye to the eclectic and irreverent spirit of...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #64 is tonight!

Don't forget—tonight is Tuesday Funk's 64th episode, featuring G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive), Jocelyn Geboy, Davis Schneiderman, J. Michael Grey, and—in his final appearance as a Tuesday Funk co-host—William Shunn! Don't miss it! Our readings take place at Hopleaf Bar, 5148...  read

Meet Our Readers: William Shunn

William Shunn has served as co-producer and co-host of Tuesday Funk since our 27th episode in October 2010. He devised our current five-reader format, introduced such popular recurring features as our Poem by Bill, and designed and programmed our website....  read

Meet Our Readers: G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive)

G.P.A. (Greatest Poet Alive) hails from Chicago's South Side. He is the author of four books of poetry, inlcuding the 2013 Poetry Book of the Year Revenge of the Orgasm (An Erotic Autobiography). G.P.A. has won the Moth Storytelling Slam...  read

Meet Our Readers: J. Michael Grey

J. Michael Grey is a playwright and essayist. Many of his plays have been acted out at Blue Box World's now ten years running play series, STICKY, in New York City, including NO L. coming up later in December. Please...  read

Meet Our Readers: Davis Schneiderman

Davis Schneiderman's works include the DEAD/BOOKS trilogy (Jaded Ibis), including the blank novel, Blank: a novel, with audio from Dj Spooky, and the newly released [SIC] (Fall 2013), with intro by Oulipian Daniel Levin Becker. His work has has appeared...  read
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