Posts tagged "sci-fi"

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 »

Capricon 33 Recap: So Much Food, So Little Time

Look at all those Doctor Who cosplayers- adorable kids!!  ...Also a Jedi.  Why not?
Going to Capricon 33 last Saturday made me realize just how much I missed at Capricon 32.  Last year, I basically shopped and went home.  This year, I stayed a full day- completely worth the drive to Wheeling.  Capricon has a close, family atmosphere and diverse programming.  I see why it has lasted 33 years... Read more »

This GEEKEND: One Convention, Two Concerts, and MANY Wolves.

First and foremost, if you haven’t yet, please enter my latest ticket giveaway.  It’s for an amazing evening of geeky singer-songwriters and comedians that I’m SURE you’ve heard of.  Enter now!! Right-o.  Before that concert even happens, you have this GEEKend to get through.  Here are a few recommendations for fun in Chicago, starting tonight:... 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 »

Join the Cyphan Army

I’m posting twice in a day.  Either I’m home alone on my couch, or it’s an exciting day to be a geek! …or both. It’s both. This time, I’m yapping about Cyphan. It’s a sci-fi and fantasy convention this weekend at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. If you’ve never been to a con before, smaller events... Read more »