Posts tagged "Ghostbusters"

REVIEW: Ghostbusty, Gorilla Tango's Ghostbusters Burlesque

It had been a while since I’d seen a burlesque show at Gorilla Tango. My last one was A Nude Hope. Since that initial Star Wars-inspired production, geeky burlesque troupes and shows have sprung up like crazy in Chicago. At Gorilla Tango alone, you can sit for an evening and watch at least three in a... Read more »

This GEEKend ONLY: The Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Art Show at Rotofugi

I have been on a total Ghostbusters kick lately, thanks to the film’s 30th anniversary celebrations.  I threw a viewing party in my apartment a couple of weeks back.  Since then, I’d been looking forward to Gallery 1988′s traveling art show at Rotofugi.  The installation opened last night.  The place was crazy-packed, cats and dogs... Read more »

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 »
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5 Geeky Ways to Spend Halloween in Chicago

Halloween 2012 is mid-week.  This means parties the weekend before, the weekend after, and day-of, as well.  It’s about time you finalized your plans!  Me, I’ll be judging costumes and pumpkins at the Chicago Nerd Social Club‘s Nerd-o-ween.  Didn’t snag a ticket before they sold out?  Here are four MORE ways you can let your... Read more »

You Sunk My Film Industry: Battleship, Spider-Man, and Ghostbusters 3

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance comes out this weekend.  I can think of one person excited: my dad.  He’s never read the comics.  He loved the first Ghost Rider film.  It had everything he looks for in a positive movie experience: motorcycles and fire.   SoV will have ample motorcycles and fire, so my father... Read more »