Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #98

Binti 1-2

For November’s Book Club we will be reading both Binti (Binti #1) and Home (Binti #2) by Nnedi Okorafor. Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer

TARDIS Tuesday Halloween Party – TOMB OF THE CYBERMEN


This Halloween, rock your Doctor Who cosplays at our Chicago Doctor Who Meetup’s Halloween Gathering at Tiny Tavern. That’s right – this TARDIS Tuesday, we’re featuring the Second Doctor classic Tomb of the Cybermen, featuring the late Deborah Watling. The Doctor, Jamie, and Victoria encounter an archaeological team on the planet Telos, a planet with

Doctor Who Meetup: STATE OF DECAY


So you’ve always wanted to check out classic Doctor Who….but don’t know how to get started. Check out Chicago Doctor Who Meetup’s October meetup at Third Coast comics, where we’ll be showing State of Decay. It’s from 1980, and answers the question, “Has the Doctor ever fought vampires in a parallel universe?” Yes, he has….but

TARDIS Tuesdays at Tiny Tavern: BRAIN OF MORBIUS


As part of our TARDIS Tuesday at Tiny Tavern series, Chicago Doctor Who Meetup is presenting a story that makes sense for October…. The Brain of Morbius Aka “The one that’s kind of like Frankenstein” Aka “The one with the many faces in that one sequence” Aka “*The one that serves as a prequel to

Raks Terror 4


This will be a Halloween themed show unlike anything you have seen before! Raks Terror is about pushing boundaries and telling stories through belly dance. This will be a showcase of Chicago (and elsewhere!) belly dance talent and artistry. The show features all styles of belly dance. All pieces are horror, ritual, dark, or campy

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #97

Signal-to-Noise book

For October’s Book Club we will be reading Signal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. A literary fantasy about love, music and sorcery, set against the background of Mexico City. “Plenty of books use magic to talk about coming-of-age stories and the secrets that people bury… but few of them are as sad, or as evocative,

Starlight Radio Dreams: September Show


Devon and Burlington Showtime may not see eye to eye on many things but they can agree; they do not need to be audited. Their Production team disagrees and have hired someone from the firm of Diogi and Sons to make sure this is the funniest and friendliest episode to date. Starlight Radio Dreams is

PodSlam: A Podcast Marathon to Benefit Connor’s Cure


Bringing shows from all across the country to Chicago for twelve consecutive hours of podcasting, PodSlam seeks to provide a unique live event & live streaming experience with the goal of inspiring listeners, attendees, and participants to raise funds for Connor’s Cure and help ensure The V Foundation is able to provide expert, compassionate care

WBEZ’s Podcast Passport Presents: Hello from the Magic Tavern

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Next in WBEZ’s Podcast Passport series, we transport you from Chicago to a fantastical world called Foon – and your tour guides are a human, a wizard, and a shapeshifting badger. This is Hello from the Magic Tavern! Cited as one of iTunes’ Best Podcasts of 2015 and listed in The Guardian’s 10 Best New

Pop-Up Screening: SNAKEDANCE (aka “Snakes in a TARDIS”)


Remember a few months ago, when we watched Kinda at Third Coast Comics – you know, the episode with the giant snake? As promised, we’re showing the sequel, Snakedance. Yes, it features the Fifth Doctor, Tegan, and Turlough. Yes, it also features snakes. No, there’s no Samuel L. Jackson. Hope to see you then!