Posts tagged "Steampunk"

This Week in Geek: Geek Bar, Steamstock, and Nerd's Night Out

Geek Girl Chicago, Geek Bar Chicago, Nerds at Heart, Chicago Nerd Social Club… things aimed at this subculture often put “Geek” or “Nerd” right in the title, don’t they?  Guilty as charged.  I still haven’t decided if this tendency is inclusive or exclusive, though.  On one hand, there isn’t a “Trendy Jock Sports Bar.”  On... Read more »

This GEEKend: SoyCon, Steampunk at Bristol, and Star Trek on the Big Screen

Yaaaaawn!  You know adulthood rocks when you’ve sleep until 1:30 PM after the Dark Knight Rises midnight premiere. The movie was a tense 3 hours.  I loved it all, minus a few cheesy one-liners.  I’ve never seen an action sequence quite like the opener.  Anne Hathaway’s Catwoman was surprisingly sultry.  I’m going to marry Jonathan Crane.... Read more »

This GEEKend: Science Show, KaPrE, DucKon, and Star Wars

Wow!  With all of the news about reality shows, comic summits, and the like,  it has been a while since an events post.  This weekend is the perfect opportunity; there’s a LOT going on! Before you read further, you should enter my Space Invasion Ticket Giveaway.  Scooty and JoJo’s epic marriage of Queen music and Alien... Read more »
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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 »