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Getting Nerdy About Pulp Literature

For many nerds, pulp literature may seem a bit antiquated – after all, much of it was published 80 to 100 years ago. However, pulps of all kinds provided imaginative entertainment during a harsh time, provided the raw material for much of our contemporary popular culture….and is consistently being rediscovered by newer fans Make no

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

Zombie Survival Workout

Zombie Survival Workout When: May 11th 4:00pm – 5:30pm Where: Vie Personal Fitness Center, 1750 N Kingsbury, Chicago Cost: $20 per person Registration: Eventbrite Registration Required When the Zombie Apocalypse comes, you want to ensure you’re in shape. But not just in shape, you need to be able to move about the city quickly, without

Writers’ Panel and Networking Event

Writers’ Panel and Networking Event When: May 19th at 3pm – 6pm Location: Open Books 213 W. Institute Pl, Chicago Cost: FREE! Registration: Eventbrite Registration We’ve got a really cool event lined up for all of our aspiring writers and avid science fiction writers! We’ve teamed up with the staff at Open Books to bring

Dweebutante Ball

Dweebutante Ball Date: Sunday, May 12th 2013 Doors Open at Noon Location: Public House Theater 3914 North Clark Street, Chicago IL 60613 Cost: $25 Hello all! The folks over at the Chicago Game Lovers Meetup group are putting together a fantastic event and CNSC has agreed to help out! The Dweebutante Ball is going to

She Kills Monsters (Again!)

UPDATE It turns out that the showing will be at 4:00pm on April 6th, not the usual 8:00pm She Kills Monsters (Again!) Date: Saturday April 6th at 4:00pm Location: Steppenwolf Theatre Company 1650 N Halsted Street, Chicago IL Cost: $15 per person. (registration required) Register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5857175971 We enjoyed the show so much that we’re

Event: CNSC Goes to the SYMPHONY……to see JOHN WILLIAMS!

This event can be represented in a pretty simple equation. John Williams + Chicago Symphony Orchestra + The most awesome film scores of all time = Chicago Nerd Social Club having an awesome time. The show we’ve elected to see is on Sunday, November 10th at 3:00pm. After the event, for those that are interested,

Pre-C2E2 Comic Book Swap Event!

Pre-C2E2 Comic Book Swap Event! Date: April 20th at 7:00pm Location: Third Coast Comics 6324 N Broadway St, Chicago IL Cost: FREE! In preparation for C2E2 this year, we’re having our Comic Book Swap event. We’ll be back at Third Coast Comics on Saturday, April 20th. Join other comic book fans and bring in some

Almost Pi(e) Day 2013!

Almost Pi(e) Day Date: March 17th at 4:00pm CST Where: Open Books – 213 W Institute Place, Chicago IL Cost: $6 in advance, $10 at the door. FREE if you submit a pie! Register at http://cnscpieday.eventbrite.com/ It’s that time of year! The Chicago Nerd Social Club is putting together our love of Pie with our

She Kills Monsters!

She Kills Monsters Date: Saturday March 9th 8:00pm Location: Steppenwolf Theatre Company 1650 N Halsted Street, Chicago IL Cost: $15 per person. (registration required: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/5350890658) The crew over at BUZZ22 Chicago have created an awesomely nerdy production entitled She Kills Monsters. The play pays homage to the Dungeons and Dragons tabletop game. Just check out