Posts tagged "comedy"

This GEEKend: Chi Nerd Comedy Fest, Sailor Moon Day, I Fight Dragons, and more!

This week, my geek guy had some friends in town from Boston. We took them to Fountainhead and Scooter’s (great life choices.) As we parted ways, the pair asked where else in Chicago they should go. We happened to be parked next to a storefront that had MULTIPLE geeky posters displayed: Chi Nerd Comedy Fest,... Read more »

13 Halloween Gravestones for Dead Game of Thrones Characters

The original, by Julie Hammerle- Eddard Stark.
WARNING: GAME OF THRONES TV SPOILERS AHEAD! ***** Earlier today, my friend Julie Hammerle posted a homemade Halloween decoration on Facebook. It was a paper tombstone, with the words “Here lies Ned. He lost his head.” Game of Thrones people get the tragic reference. Weeping~! Julie and her husband write the TV and movie blog... Read more »

This GEEKend: Underground Retrocade Reopens, Dr. Pete, and Can't Stop the Serenity

Greetings from Boston!  I am currently writing from my fiance’s parents’ house out East.  It’s lovely!  Even so, I’m keeping you up-to-date on geeky events in Sweet Home Chicago.  I’ve gotta write quickly, though- I’m apparently going to a bachelor party for a friend tonight.  Down with classic gender roles!! Here’s what’s going on back... Read more »
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This GEEKend: SoyCon 6 and The Assemblers' Closing Night

Wow, the summer heat has been merciless!  Several times this week, I’ve been reminded that I’m an indoor-type girl.  I tried to play outside with some marshmallow-shooting bows this afternoon (really!), and gave up in 15 minutes.  Hello, Netflix and air conditioning combo.  I love you. Coming up this GEEKend, I have one event for... Read more »

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: Science Show, KaPrE, DucKon, and Star Wars

Wow!  With all of the news about reality shows, comic summits, and the like,  it has been a while since an events post.  This weekend is the perfect opportunity; there’s a LOT going on! Before you read further, you should enter my Space Invasion Ticket Giveaway.  Scooty and JoJo’s epic marriage of Queen music and Alien... Read more »
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