Doctor Who Premiere Viewing…In An English Pub In High Def

(Few notes: this is not the Red Lion Pub in Lincoln Square; it’s a totally different Red Lion Pub. And there is a small entry fee – that covers our organizing/hosting costs, and you’re responsible for your own food, tax and gratuity. Since we’re asking members to RSVP/pay their fee via Eventbrite page. But we

Joint Social With Chicago Doctor Who Meetup

With the latest series of Doctor Who on our screens, we’ll all have an urge to get out and talk about it with other fans….. ….so the Chicago Nerd Social Club and the Chicago Doctor Who Meetup are sponsoring a great event. Come join us in a British-style pub to discuss our favorite British science

“In Love and Warcraft” presented by Halcyon Theatre

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In Love and Warcraft By Madhuri Shekar directed by Tlaloc Rivas a Chicago premiere production August 13 through September 20, 2015 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm; Sundays at 6pm Evie Malone—gamer girl, college senior and confirmed virgin—has it all figured out. Not only does she command a top-ranked guild in Warcraft with her online

The Most Racist Panel Ever at Wizard World Chicago

PANEL: The Most Racist Panel Ever DATE: Sunday, August 23, 2015 TIME: 1:00-1:45pm LOCATION: Room 14 Got your attention now?! So much has changed in our pop culture world – however, there are still many obstacles when it comes to experiencing ethnic or other marginalized heroes in media. Join us for this challenging topic as

Star Wars Fan Panel at Wizard World Chicago

PANEL: Star Wars Fan Panel at Wizard World Chicago DATE: Saturday, August 22, 2015 TIME: 4:30-5:15PM LOCATION: ROOM 14 In four months, we will live in a world enlightened by the existence of Star Wars Episode VII! In preparation, we invite you to a panel dedicated to all things Star Wars. Professional nerds will challenge

Marvel vs. DC: The Dawn of Nerdom Panel at Wizard World Chicago

PANEL: Marvel vs. DC at Wizard World Chicago DATE: Friday, August 21, 2015 TIME: 3:30-4:15PM LOCATION: ROOM 14 Nothing has done more to bring our fandom to mainstream than the Marvel and DC films. However, not all films are created equal. Join profession nerds as they compare and contrast decades of great (and not so

Chicago Nerd Social Club on Panels at Wizard World Chicago 2015

CNSC is proud to note that several of its board members and group members will be participating as panelists at Wizard World Chicago in Rosemont, IL, this weekend, August 20-23. Here is a list of the six panels featuring CNSC representatives over the weekend: Friday, August 21, 2015 Geek Wars, 1:30-2:15pm, Room 14 As nerds,

Geek Wars Panel at Wizard World Chicago

PANEL: Geek Wars at Wizard World Chicago DATE: Friday, August 21, 2015 TIME: 1:30-2:15pm LOCATION: Room 14 As nerds, we love to have fun but we also like engaging in important cultural topics. Join professional nerds as they battle it out over geek trivia while also discussing relevant social topics like racial stereotyping in comics,

Navigating the Fandom Multiverse Panel at Wizard World Chicago

Panel: Navigating the Fandom Multiverse at Wizard World Chicago Date: Friday, August 21, 2015 Panel time: 4:30-5:15 Location: Room 14 Popular characters and fandoms are no longer limited to existing in one medium with one definitive version. The Spider-Man film franchise has been rebooted three times, Nick Fury wasn’t always a black man, and Jem

So You Want to be a Nerd Organizer Panel at Wizard World Chicago

PANEL: So You Want to be a Nerd Organizer at Wizard World Chicago DATE: Saturday, August 22, 2015 TIME: 3:30-4:15pm LOCATION: Room 14 Whether you’re starting a podcast, a meet-up group, an online community, a con, a magazine, or a social movement, being a nerdy organizer of any kind means figuring out a lot of