Tag: Cards Against Humanity

10 holiday party games that aren't Cards Against Humanity

1. DiXit - If you like Cards Against Humanity or Apples to Apples, you may very well dig DiXit. This game uses similar mechanics. Instead of words, though, DiXit uses gorgeous art. Each round, one player offers inspiration- a movie quote, sound effect, really anything. Then, all players secretly submit cards from their hands that they feel best embody the inspiration. Everyone votes on their favorite. The art is beautiful to look at. Best of all, the game pieces are wooden bunnies. Awww!!
Let me start by saying this: I love Cards Against Humanity. I know one of the game’s creators and several other employees. It has been a joy to watch a local company grow. I think CAH does amazing things for charity. Their Black Friday social commentary is on-point. They are great gift givers and supporters... Read more »

FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY! Game Night with Peter Sagal

I got so wrapped up in preparing for last night’s event with Lakeshore Beverage that I almost forgot- I have tickets to give away. I just have to remember what they’re for. Hmm. Wait wait… don’t tell me… GOT IT. The tickets are for Game Night with Peter Sagal! It’s an NPR geek’s dream come true.... Read more »

The Doubleclicks are returning to Chicago. Win their latest album!

Twice a year or so, I get super-sick.  As soon as the weather got cool, my immune system crashed.  I am now on Day 7 of an upper-respiratory bug that just won’t quit.  Even my husband caught it, and he NEVER does! Being pretty much bound to the couch has its benefits.  The geek guy... Read more »
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This GEEKend: Journey to the End of the Night, Our Fair City, and the Dweebutante Ball

My gym membership expired this week.  I’ve been wrestling with the idea of renewing it, or getting an embroidery machine instead for cosplay.  The embroidery machine just might win.  This weekend, at least, Chicago has several events that will get you on your feet- running, jumping, and dancing.  Who needs a gym membership?!  The folks... Read more »