Posts tagged "Nerdologues"

The Doubleclicks are returning to Chicago. Win their latest album!

Twice a year or so, I get super-sick.  As soon as the weather got cool, my immune system crashed.  I am now on Day 7 of an upper-respiratory bug that just won’t quit.  Even my husband caught it, and he NEVER does! Being pretty much bound to the couch has its benefits.  The geek guy... Read more »

This GEEKend: 137 Films Science Fair, The Nerdologues, and Dodgeball Dungeon

Yesterday, I had martinis and several desserts for dinner.  My car had just cost me over $600 in repairs, I was stressed out, and had a Groupon to Solstice.  It was delicious.  Then, I was rewarded with the worst stomach ache of my entire life.  Being an adult means you can finally have dessert for... Read more »

This GEEKend: Star Trek Improv, Doctor Who Photo Shoot, and Archer Live!

After spending over a month sick this Winter, I’m pretty disappointed to have caught another cold.  Thankfully for you, gentle reader, my day off work gave me lots of time to hunt for weekend events.  Here’s what’s good in Chicago geek:   TOMORROW, Friday the 5th: Improvised Star Trek’s First Contact Countdown - Fifty years from... Read more »
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St. Patrick's Day GEEKend: They Might Be Giants, Fanfiction Live, and More

St. Patrick’s Day is huge in Chicago thanks to beer, parades, and the famous green dye in the Chicago River.  Did you know that the dye is still a “secret formula?”   SOMEONE has to know what’s in there- I can’t believe they’d let that much gunk get dumped, otherwise!   I’ll be marching for... Read more »

This GEEKend: Zombies, Werewolves, and a Sci-Fi Spectacular

This article is being published much later than I’d like.  Long story short, I took an accidental nap that was… very long.  Now, it’s midnight, and I’m going to encourage you to check out some events that are happening tomorrow.  Er, today.  Better late than never!   TODAY, Saturday, March 9th: Sci-Fi Spectacular - The Portage... Read more »

This Week in Geek: Vote, Rock, Strip... Fandom Style!

Halo 4 comes out at midnight.  The reviews are stellar, but I’ve been a little shocked by the amount of people claiming it will be “more fun” than waiting in line at the polls.  People.  Seriously.  Vote.  Vote.  VOTE VOTE VOTE!! …*ahem.*  Now that that’s out of the way, here are a few things to... 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 »

A Very Special Mother's Day GEEKend

Readers, take heed:  Mother’s Day is this Sunday!! Gosh, I remember my mom letting me go to ACen on Mother’s Day almost 10 years ago.  It was really selfless.  Moms rule.  We are a lucky city this GEEKend, because all of the can’t-miss stuff is on Saturday.  Thus, Sunday is open for time with your mother!  …Or... Read more »

YouTube Stardom: Nice Peter, The DigiTour, and Saturday in Chicago

Nice Peter, the YouTube star known mainly for Epic Rap Battles of History, will not appear in Chicago tonight.  He was fired from the DigiTour; here’s the video explanation.  Apparently, Nice Peter has some strong opinions on the tour’s money-driven culture.  He voiced them where/when he shouldn’t have, and it lost him the gig. I don’t... Read more »
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