Posts tagged "libraries"

This GEEKend: Spider-Gwen signing, The Real World, and Doctor Who-palooza

I’m gonna be up front with you, gentle reader- I’m having a hard time writing tonight. I found out that my former employer has been reading this blog. Now, they are using GGC content to fight my unemployment claim. It isn’t illegal, but the “evidence” they cobbled together is strange and humiliating. I’ll write more about it... Read more »

This GEEKend: Raks Geek Bellydance, Hulk Party, and Dating for Nerds

Life as a geek blogger is pretty cool.  I received two awesome things today: a sketch of Elizabeth from Bioshock Infinite by comic artist Erik Burnham, and an invitation for a second appearance on Caffeinated Comics.  Yes and yes!  I also get the constant privilege of writing about Chicago geek culture, so that’s pretty rad.... Read more »

Help the Northlake Public Library Get a 9-foot Hulk Statue!!

When I think of the library I went to as a child, I remember beige walls and a quiet atmosphere.  I borrowed all the Curious George, Dr. Seuss, and Winnie the Pooh they had.  I did not, however, have access to comic books… or huge statues of the characters therein.  Seriously, get this:  The Northlake... Read more »

The Itsy-Bitsy, Teeny-Weeny, Little Free Library Movement

Nothing chills me out after a stressful day like a book.  Happily, I’ve been making time to read.  I finished Lavondyss, and am following it up with Ghosts in the Yew.  …Call it a fantasy kick.  I’d love to share these titles with other geeks, and pick up some new-to-me books.  Sadly, the Science Fiction... Read more »