Posts tagged "WindyCon"

Windycon 41 RECAP: Thank you, thank you, thank you

Little Red Riding Hood was BY FAR the most popular character at the convention. Even better, almost all of them came with wolf pups.
I’m having a tough time starting my recap of Windycon 41. The weekend was a whirlwind. Never before have I worked so hard at a convention. I was Fan Guest of Honor, and wow- being the ultimate fan is FUN. I arrived at the Westin Lombard on Thursday, November 13th. I checked in, and immediately learned... Read more »

This GEEKend: Windycon, Blue Box Cafe, The Aurora Project, and Berlin

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 »

Windycon 40: A Huge Sci-Fi Convention Anniversary this Weekend

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 »

This GEEKend: WindyCon, Chicago's Oldest Sci-Fi Convention

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 »