Posts tagged "Irving Park"

Rising Stars of Geek Rock: Geth Prime

It has literally been almost a year since my last Rising Stars of Geek Rock post.  Since then, a lot has developed for Chicago’s geek bands. Time Crash played in New York.  Emporium Arcade Bar hosted a show featuring several of my previous interviewees.  I take no credit for these milestones, of course; I just think... Read more »

This GEEKend: WolfCon and Chicago TARDIS

Happy Thanksgiving, geeks!  I woke up early to write so that I could make it out to my parents’ house later.  I have the Macy’s parade and subsequent dog show on TV- just two of many annual traditions. The Chicago geek community has two Thanksgiving traditions of its own: WolfCon and Chicago TARDIS.  Both are... Read more »

Rising Stars of Geek Rock IV: Time Crash

Doctor Who might be my top fandom of all time.  However, I have a BIG pet peeve:  The Eleventh Doctor’s Theme song, I am The Doctor.  This redundant tune has accompanied Matt Smith for three seasons- every action sequence, every revelation, every emotional moment.  I am tired of it. The soundtrack could be so much more!... Read more »
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This GEEKend: Anime Midwest, Nerdologues, and Cosplay for Charity

Sorry I’ve been away for a bit, readers.  I was taking my own advice, and moving into a fabulously geeky apartment!  I’m still surrounded by boxes, but I’m ready to get out into the world, aren’t you?  Here are my top suggestions for this GEEKend: ALL WEEKEND: Anime Midwest – Smaller than ACen, Anime Midwest... Read more »