Reading # 90

Short Month, Long on Haiku

Co-host Andrew Huff read both an essay and topical haiku at the Feb. 2nd edition of Tuesday Funk. After Iowa, Trump may blow quieter in New Hampshire tonight. 'Twas five years ago that Lake Shore Drive became a frozen parking...  read

February debriefing

What a night! What a show! It was another standing room-only night at the ol' Hopleaf! Joshua Landsman set us in motion with his very first public reading - a fable of love and poor judgment from his book of...  read

Reminder: Tuesday Funk #90 is tonight!

There's a lot going on this week - Iowa, groundhogs - so don't forget about your old friend Tuesday Funk! We've got a great show tonight, featuring Joshua Landsman, Jasmine Davila, Tom Underberg, Alex Shakar, and everyone's favorite Tuesday Funk...  read

Meet Our Readers: Andrew Huff

Andrew Huff is the former editor and publisher of Gapers Block, an award-winning Chicago-centric news and events webzine he co-founded in 2003. A serial early adopter, Huff created his first webpage in 1996; launched a blog in 2001; and joined...  read

Meet Our Readers: Tom Underberg

Tom Underberg writes speculative fiction and raises children. He was born in Michigan, raised in Wisconsin, and lives in Illinois, which might explain why Midwestern oddities feature so often in his work. Tom's fiction has appeared in Fantasy & Science...  read

Meet Our Readers: Alex Shakar

In Alex Shakar's latest novel, Luminarium, a man enters a strange scientific study about inducing spiritual experiences, falls hard for his experimenter, and starts getting email, somehow, from his comatose brother. Luminarium was the winner of the 2011 Los Angeles...  read

Meet Our Readers: Joshua Landsman

Joshua Landsman's novel The Tale of the Teller of Tales -- 20 years in the making (that's 3 years more than Joyce spent on Finnegan's Wake, 7 years more than Joseph Heller worked on Something Happened, and about as long...  read

Meet Our Readers: Jasmine Davila

Jasmine Davila has read in venues small and medium-sized, such as Tuesday Funk, That's All She Wrote, and Miss Spoken. She currently co-hosts Vital Social Issues and Stuff, a podcast about pop culture. You can find her on the web...  read

Tuesday Funk #90: February 2, 2016

Tuesday Funk is back in the upstairs lounge at Hopleaf, 5148 N. Clark St., on Tuesday, Feb. 2 with more great writing that pairs well with great beer. Join us as we welcome guests Tom Underberg, Jasmine Davila, Alex Shakar,...  read
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