Posts tagged "Lombard"
Happy Thanksgiving, geeks! As I write this, I have finished my dinner, surrounded by family and friends. I am thankful, but also just FULL. I really want to sleep it off all weekend. If you’re a Doctor Who fan, though, this is NOT the time to relax and digest. Get ready for Chicago TARDIS 2014.... Read more »
This evening, I am writing from The Westin Lombard/Yorktown Center. I’m all settled in the Chicago ‘burbs for Windycon 41: Grimm Tales. I do hope you can join me here! I’ll be hosting panels on geek culture, cosplay wigs, convention management, and more. I’ll be taking pictures, doing interviews, and meeting people all GEEKend! Registration... Read more »
I wasn’t going to blog this GEEKend. I woke up hung over, got a haircut, and then went back to sleep for 4 more hours. Now, there’s a SUPER-loud 8th grade graduation going on next door… or, at least I hope they’re 8th graders. If these are high school kids, I’m older than I thought!... Read more »
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 »
I’ve had quite the experience with Windycon 40, and it hasn’t even started yet! Apparently, in 40 years of existence, the event has never given out press passes. This has resulted in some long waits and longer e-mails. Thankfully, everything is clear now. Geek Girl Jess and I will be at at Windycon tomorrow, November... Read more »
Just when you thought Halloween was over, a sci-fi convention pops up with a Zombie theme. WindyCon is Chicagoland’s oldest sci-fi con, celebrating 39 years this weekend. It’s already underway at the Westin Lombard. For being such an old event, it doesn’t seem like it will be packed; the crafting panels limit themselves to only 8... Read more »
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