Chicago Doctor Who Meetup – South Side Saturday Social on 7/16

Very often, the south side and south suburban areas of the city are forgotten….but the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup is looking to change that. Every so often, we go on “field trips”….little jaunts to hidden areas of the city to meet fans and talk Doctor Who. On July 14th, we’ll be heading to a really

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup: Pop-Up Screening 7/12

Chicago Doctor Who Meetup is holding a very special screening in July. It’s the debut of the Eleventh Doctor to our screening roster. It’s a chance to check out some of the early work by incoming show runner Chris Chibnall. And it’s a pretty good story to boot. So please join us for the Series

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #82

Barsk Novel

At July’s Book Club we will be reading Barsk: The Elephants’ Graveyard by Lawrence M. Schoen. An historian who speaks with the dead is ensnared by the past. A child who feels no pain and who should not exist sees the future. Between them are truths that will shake worlds. “Weird, wise, and worldly, Barsk:

Applications now open for the 4th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival

Stage 773 Image.jpg

The ultimate comedy festival hub of the city, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, is thrilled to announce that applications are now open to participate in the 4th Annual Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival, taking place August 11-14.

Freelancers Union Chicago – 6/1 Happy Hour

Freelancers Union

Many “nerds” don’t work a traditional nine-to-five job: many of us are freelancers, remote workers, and “solopreneurs” building our own businesses. Trying to find resources and contacts can often be challenging. Freelancers Union – a nonprofit focused on providing resources for freelancers and independent workers – is holding a networking “Happy Hour” on Wednesday, June

Chicago Geek Breakfast – June 9 @ Wow Bao on Michigan/Lake

“Geeks” or “nerds” are community-focused, driven by passion around particular subjects of interest. They’re focused on nontraditional ways to connect professionally and personally. For us, networking isn’t about exchanging business cards and two drink minimums – it’s about building relationships. Welcome to the Chicago Geek Breakfast – every month, people from a variety of fields

Our Fair City Season 7 Launch Party


Oh, Christmas~ HartLife NFP is kicking off the seventh season of the award-winning, sci-fi audio drama Our Fair City with a launch party!


Fight Quest Poster

Bandits have taken up refuge in Hollow Hill, raiding any caravan that passes. The local townsfolk are desperate for a savior to come and chase the ruffians away…and you may be exactly what they’re looking for. Choose your Champion – Barbarian, Ranger, Monk, or Rogue – and play beside them as you must make decisions

Out to Get You: Choose Your Own Dystopia

Out to Get You Profile Poster 400x650

If you love Dystopia fiction, films and plays, then take a break from our less-than-perfect world to visit one that is much, much worse. Only entertainingly so. In this interactive show, the ensemble will bring to life the dystopia that you choose. It will feature all the mind rattling qualities of the beloved genre. You,

Jody Lynn Nye Book Signing

OBOO_JodyLynnNyeWL-2016 (1)

Open Books West Loop will have author Jody Lynn Nye on Saturday, June 25th at noon for a Q&A and Signing for MYTH-Fits, the latest in Robert Asprin’s Myth series. Jody will be accompanied by Silver Phoenix Entertainment, who are publishing the MYTH-Told Tales Comic Book.