Posts tagged "contests"

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 »

Nerdcore, Continued: an Interview with MC Frontalot + TICKET GIVEAWAY!!

Thanks to MC Frontalot, August 2014 has become the Month of Nerdcore for Geek Girl Chicago.  I previously brought you an advanced review of Front’s upcoming album, Question Bedtime. Now, I’ve got a full interview AND ticket giveaway. ***If you’re just here for the tickets, please scroll to the bottom. I can’t stop you, but I... Read more »

Shatner's World: Win FREE Tickets to the Chicago Cinema Screening!

I’m back from my wedding!  After opening so many Crate & Barrel and Bed Bath and Beyond boxes, I am ready to share a gift with all of you. Some time ago, William Shatner came to Chicago with his one-man show.  Shatner’s World was an account of the actor’s career, filled with jokes, anecdotes, and Star Trek... Read more »
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Science CAN Be a Girl Thing: 2 STEM Competitions for Young Women

Before I even get started, have you seen this video?  It’s old news now, but this stinking pile of awful was released a few years ago by the European Commission.  The goal was to draw more women into science careers.  Apparently, my gender’s interest in STEM fields boils down to high heels and using chemistry to… make... Read more »

Star Trek: TNG on the Big Screen - FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY!!

Everything’s coming up Star Trek!  I just did a fun appearance with Improvised Star Trek- they were a riot.  Into Darkness comes out in a little over a month.  Most importantly to this blog, the next Fathom Events TNG screening is on April 25th.  This time, The Best of Both Worlds will hit movie theaters.... Read more »

IRON WIG 2013: A Cosplay Hair Competition from Chicago's Arda Wigs

Calling all cosplay hair gurus!  Give me your pigtails, your spikes, your huddled masses of wefts yearning to be styled!  Local (and super-popular) company Arda Wigs is hosting a nationwide competition called IRON WIG.  Get your scissors and glue ready, geek girls and guys.  I shop from Arda just about monthly; their stuff is quality.... Read more »
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The Doubleclicks + Molly Lewis = FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY!!

Hear ye, hear ye!  It’s time for a super-sweet ticket giveaway from Geek Girl Chicago!  Two lucky readers will be going to the Ladies of Ragnarok Tour, October 3rd at 8PM at Evanston SPACE.  It’s going to be a paradise for fans of Internet music and geek-flavored comedy.  Check out these acts… 1. Molly Lewis –... Read more »

Queen Songs + Alien = FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY!!

Every now and then, a show comes to Chicago that is geeky beyond explanation.  Imagine the epic arena hits of Queen… …backed up by a 35-person choir, plus sci-fi burlesque dancers, all menaced by facehuggers, chest-busting puppets… …and a full-sized xenomorph! This is The Scooty and JoJo Show’s Space Invasion.  The concert descends upon Chicago... Read more »

Could YOU Live in a Museum?

A Ben Stiller movie permanently changed how people view my career.  I work at the Museum of Science and Industry, and no, the exhibits do not come to life at night. I love MSI.  It’s the best museum in Chicago- perfect work for a geek.  There’s always something new to learn and people to inspire…... Read more »
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