Posts tagged "burlesque"

This GEEKend: DucKon, Star Trek Con, Japan Fest, and Ghostbusters Anniversary

It has been a cool week for Internet activism.  John Oliver turned the public’s attention to net neutrality (finally!)  Geek girls got vocal about Star Wars, so Princess Leia toys will be introduced by Disney (finally!)  Before this week, Solar Roadways got funded.  Reading Rainbow got funded. Never before has it been so easy for individuals... Read more »

This GEEKend: The Planetary Defense Force... and PIE!

This weekend is a BIG one for geek events.  Many troupes and organizations I’ve previously written about are having shows.  I’ll plug them all… but first, two opportunities that are brand new to Geek Girl Chicago!   1. Third Coast Comics Pie Bake-Off - Pie just might be the perfect dessert.  The people at Third Coast... Read more »

This GEEKend: Anime Apocalypse and Two Kinds of Star Wars

The world isn’t going to end tomorrow.  Everyone already knows it.  However, I’m sure Facebook will be  filled with repetitive status updates about surviving, The Doctor saving us, Majora’s Mask, etc. Yyyyyup, I’ll be avoiding the Internet.  If you’ll be doing the same, may I suggest some of the following events this GEEKend?   FRIDAY... Read more »
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This Week in Geek: Vote, Rock, Strip... Fandom Style!

Halo 4 comes out at midnight.  The reviews are stellar, but I’ve been a little shocked by the amount of people claiming it will be “more fun” than waiting in line at the polls.  People.  Seriously.  Vote.  Vote.  VOTE VOTE VOTE!! …*ahem.*  Now that that’s out of the way, here are a few things to... Read more »

This GEEKend: CODCON, Superhero Burlesque, and Hambingo

Feeling the post-con blues after C2E2? Feeling the pre-con jitters before ACen? Great news!  It’s going to be a fun, sexy GEEKend!  Here are 3 options to keep your geek fix going: 1. CODCON – Get your D20s ready!  Each year, the College of DuPage Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club holds CODCON- a 3-day gaming convention. Collectors can... Read more »

Aren't You A Little Sexy For a Stormtrooper?

Princess Leia.  What a babe.  When I was little- I’m talking toddler, here- I didn’t just idolize her. I WAS her.  If you can relate, then consider spending a Saturday at Gorilla Tango Theatre for A Nude Hope: A Star Wars Burlesque. Yes, Star Wars burlesque.   The moment I heard, I had to know more.... Read more »
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