Author: TueNight Crew

Nina & Margit September Pop-Culture Roundup

Every month (almost) Nina Lorez Collins of The Woolfer and Margit Detweiler (of this here thing, TueNight)  get together for a chat about anything and everything pop culture. On the regular they talk about what they’re reading, watching, listening to and loving.  Here are this month’s recommendations: Margit’s Picks What I’m Listening To: Norma Tanega Kamasi Washington H.E.R. TV playlists like this and this Stream these stations: WXPN; WFUV; KUTX; KCRW Podcast: Nice White Parents AND if you’re a TV buff and want to discuss the shows you’re watching join our group T/N Spoiler Alert on Facebook!  What I’m Watching: What We Do In The Shadows Lovecraft County The Vow  Nina’s Picks What I’m Reading: Raven Leilani, Luster Elena Ferrante, The Lying Life of Adults Sigrid Nunez, What Are You Going Through Sue Miller, Monogamy Louise Penny, All The Devils Are Here  What I’m Watching: The Bureau — THE BEST! French, stylish, gripping, spies! Run, don’t walk! Borgen — think Madame Secretary but more intellectual and in Danish! Away — Astronaut Hillary Swank leads a crew to Mars! What I’m Listening To: Dear Joan & Jerica If you missed their live convo, …

Get Out the MotherF&#@ing Vote!

Join TueNight, PERSISTICON and Murray Hill on October 6th at 8pm to Get Out the Motherf@#$ing Vote! A virtual night of fun, solidarity, and making a difference in this election. Get Your Ticket Buy a ticket by clicking the “save my spot” button on the ticket page displayed below. A portion of all proceeds will go to FairFight, a national voting rights organization promoting fair elections nationwide. powered by Crowdcast Next: Register with Postcards to Voters You can register with Postcards to Voters by texting JOIN to 484-275-2229. Make sure to follow the steps and complete your sample postcard by October 5th so you’re all set to party with us at the event! Gather Your Supplies Before the Event Since this is a virtual shindig, you’ll want to gather your supplies before the event. Think favorite pens, blank postcards, comfy pants and tasty beverages. **TN EXCLUSIVE: A limited quantity of printed postcards featuring Johanna Goodman’s original art are available to order. If you’d like postcards mailed to you, please fill out this Google form before …

TueNight 10: Maya Guy

Maya is the founder of Suburban Women for Kamala Harris, a Facebook page that started the day after Harris was announced as VP, and now has 185,000 members (and counting!). Maya’s proudest role is that of housewife, but she’s worked as a property and restaurant manager, realtor and corrections officer.

Get Tickets! Gen-X Variety Show: “Slumber Party”

This one promises to be a snooze fest. No, really. For our 8/18 edition our theme is Slumber Party and we’re putting on the pjs, making the prank calls and we might even levitate someone. As always, our evening includes storytellers, music and more. Join host, Margit Detweiler and friends for an evening of fun, chat and true stories.   Get your tickets now! A portion of the evening’s proceeds will go to Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls which provides music education and mentoring that empowers cisgender and trans girls, women and/or gender non-binary youth and adults  Our guests include: Ada Calhoun : Author of Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis” Karrie Myers – Astrologer & Wellness Guide Deesha Philyaw: TueNight editor and the author of“The Secret Lives of Church Ladies”  LaFrae Sci: Musician, Composer and Co-Executive Direct of Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls Jenny Douglas – Founder of The Brooklyn Cottage, television producer, and helper-of-women-going-through-divorce. With opening gab and goss from TueDo List editor Margaret Crandall and Aparna Mukherjee Stiff as a board, light as a feather…

Summer Book and Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

We’re giving one lucky winner a $100 Amazon gift card and two “literary fans” book packages that feature three titles from Penguin Random House: Mary Gaitskill’s This is Pleasure, Edwidge Danticat’s Everything Inside and Nazanine Hozar’s Aria.  Contestants must be over 18 and from the United States. To enter, you must log into the Sweepwidget module below, and sign up, visit, follow or share before the contest closes on July 30, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Update: This giveaway is now over and the winner has been notified.

Nina Lorez Collins with her dog

TueNight 10: Nina Lorez Collins

Nina is the founder of a social platform and website for women over 40 called the Woolfer, as well as the co-host of a podcast, Raging Gracefully, author of a funny book on aging called What Would Virginia Woolf Do And Other Questions I Ask Myself As I Attempt To Age Without Apology, and the manager of the literary estate of her late mother, the filmmaker & writer Kathleen Collins…
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TueNight Live is Tonight! Get Tix

Hey TueNighters! Please join us 6/16 at 8pm for a fabulous night of interactive fun, stories and music for our first virtual TueNight Live! For those who haven’t been to one of our events in NYC now is your chance.  For this virtual edition our theme is High Anxiety and we’re turning things into an old-school, interactive variety show with storytellers, musicians and more on Crowdcast. Join host, Margit Detweiler and friends for an evening of fun, chat and true stories. Our guests include: Jill Sobule  — singer songwriter Tara Phillips  — writer, My Year on Mombbatical, educator, executive coach Kat Kinsman  — author, Hi Anxiety; Senior Editor Food and Wine. Robin Gelfenbien  — storyteller, founder Yum’s The Word storytelling  All proceeds will go the The Loveland Foundation, which provides therapy and healing support to Black women & girls. We hope to see you there! Margit