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Well, geeks- I made it to May 15th before thinking about this year’s Halloween costume. Agent Scully? Betty Grof? Queen Elsa?? …My earliness isn’t entirely my fault. Halloween is a big deal at my day job, and it was mentioned in a corporate context. Now, my favorite holiday is in my head. It shouldn’t be!... Read more »
If you live in Chicago, you’ve heard of Geek Bar. It’s the hottest hangout in the city for geeks and gamers… or, it will be someday. Geek Bar shattered its Kickstarter goals, and promises everything from live fandom bands to comic book readings. The thing is, it doesn’t exist yet. That’s why I’m SO psyched... Read more »
Geek Girl Chicago, Geek Bar Chicago, Nerds at Heart, Chicago Nerd Social Club… things aimed at this subculture often put “Geek” or “Nerd” right in the title, don’t they? Guilty as charged. I still haven’t decided if this tendency is inclusive or exclusive, though. On one hand, there isn’t a “Trendy Jock Sports Bar.” On... Read more »
When I think of the library I went to as a child, I remember beige walls and a quiet atmosphere. I borrowed all the Curious George, Dr. Seuss, and Winnie the Pooh they had. I did not, however, have access to comic books… or huge statues of the characters therein. Seriously, get this: The Northlake... Read more »
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