Posts tagged "Naperville"

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 »

Yarr, Clonk, Bang! Photos from Anime Midwest

Monkey D. Luffy and Roronoa Zoro from One Piece- the fiercest pirates at Anime Midwest!  I'm digging the flag.
This past Saturday, I had the honor of judging the cosplay masquerade at Anime Midwest.   It was a wonderful time, filled with smiling faces, cool costumes, and SO MUCH HOMESTUCK.  ”Best in Show” went to a Chobits group that got the whole audience dancing.  However, the time and effort taken by all of the... Read more »

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 »
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Meetup.com: Discover Your New Dungeon Mates and Drinking Buddies

It might be a sign that I’m getting older, but I’ve been avoiding the trendy social networking/news/imagery sites.  Pinterest, Tumblr, Plurk, Reddit…  I asked my geek guy to explain the differences to me.  It didn’t work. …BUT THEN, in a shocking twist, I discovered Meetup.com.  The site totally gets my stamp of approval.  Meetup users... Read more »