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Chicago Doctor Who Meetup Pop-Up Screening: CITY OF DEATH

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It’s considered the greatest Tom Baker story – as well as possibly the greatest Doctor Who story – ever produced. Yet, many fans wonder if City of Death really is that good. In our opinion – yes, it is. Written by David Agnew (or, more accurately, Douglas Adams & Graham Williams in a coffee-and-whisky-fueled weekend

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

Freelancers Union Chicago – 6/1 Happy Hour

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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 – April 14 2016

“Geeks” or “nerds” are people who are driven by passion around particular subjects of interest. We’re community-driven, focusing 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

South Side Social/Surprise Screening – April 5th

Are you a south side Doctor Who fan who’s wondered when a meetup’s coming near you? Or want to check out a really great venue> We’re happy to announce that Chicago Nerd Social Club and Chicago Doctor Who meetup are planning an April 5th gathering in Pilsen! That’s right – we’re making an effort to

8/25 Doctor Who Screening & Social

Doctor Who fans everywhere are eagerly anticipating the Series 8 debut of Peter Capaldi in the title role later this month….and with an increased focus on both a television and theatrical debut, Chicago Nerd Social Club is organizing a gathering for an upcoming theatrical season. On August 25th, we will be gathering to attend the

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #51

Ancillary Justice

For December’s Book Club meeting we will be discussing Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie. Ancillary Justice is a tale of war crimes whose astropolitical scope is stunning. It’s a military thriller, a mystery, and a very complicated love story about sentient starships and hive minds in an alien civilization that looks a lot like something

Nerd-o-ween 2013!!

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It’s about that time! Nerd-o-ween is back for 2013 and we’ll be at our old stomping grounds The Drinkingbird! Wear your nerd flag proud this year! We’ll be doing our usual costume contest most original, best mashup and most authentic costume this year. Judges and Prizes TBD still. We’re also changing the format this year

Five Reasons to Attend Chicago TARDIS

With excitement around the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, many fans are looking for an opportunity to celebrate this milestone with other fans (especially with this latest guest news). Thankfully, Thanksgiving weekend brings Chicago TARDIS, a yearly local convention that features guests and a variety of people celebrating our favorite Time Lord. Thinking about attending?

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #45

For June’s Book Club meeting we will be reading Dead Witch Walking, the first of The Hollows series by Kim Harrison. This urban fantasy novel starts from the premise that both superpowers invested in genetic engineering during the Cold War instead of engaging in the Space Race, leading to a virus spread by tomatoes that