Posted in May 2016

YOU GUYS!! Last night’s show was awesome!

We had an amazing time at last night’s special Saturday night show: Live and 45. Thanks SO MUCH for coming out to see us, and for supporting our effort to keep paying our readers. If you weren’t able to make it, but would like to make a contribution via PayPal, our account is It’s … Continue reading

Meet Jeremy Owens

You guys!! Jeremy Owens is reading with us on Saturday! Jeremy Owens is the creator and host of You’re Being Ridiculous, one of the funnest live lit shows of all time. When he’s not writing and performing, he’s cracking us up with his Facebook posts and his tweets (find him at @Jeremyashley.)  He doesn’t own … Continue reading

Meet Erin Diamond

This lady is one of our favorite babes ever, and we’re so excited to have her back this month! Erin Diamond grew up in Arlington Heights, IL in a neighborhood filled with stories. She is a proud theater school drop out, cinephile, book hoarder, and devoted fan of the band Third Eye Blind. She’s a … Continue reading

Meet Gint Aras

We LOVE IT when we get new readers, and this month we are thrilled to have Gint Aras in our lineup for the very first time! Gint Aras is the author of two novels, Finding the Moon in Sugar (Infinity, 2009) and The Fugue (Tortoise Books, 2016). He lives in Oak Park, Illinois with his … Continue reading

Meet Tom Wolferman

Have you met Tom? He’s pretty much the nicest guy in the live lit scene, and he tells a wicked good story. The name on Tom Wolferman’s original birth certificate was listed as “Thoman” instead of “Thomas” because the attending nurse wrote down an “n” instead of an “s.” As a result, he has made … Continue reading

Special Saturday night show on May 14th!

Usually we do our thing on the second Sunday of the month, but in May we’re doing a special, never-before-heard-of Saturday night show/birthday party/fundraiser where we’ll be spinning 45s and dancing the night away! Did you know that we pay our readers? Well, we do! Since July, 2015, we’ve been paying our readers because we … Continue reading