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Doctor Who Meetup: HAND OF FEAR

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Forty years ago, many Doctor Who fans’ hearts were broken…. …this was like Army of Ghosts/Doomsday, but it took place in the 1970s. And, of course, this episode reminds us that Eldrad must live. Please join us at Third Coast for The Hand of Fear.

TARDIS Tuesday Halloween Party – TOMB OF THE CYBERMEN

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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

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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

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,

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #96

The Three-Body Problem

For September’s Book Club we will be discussing The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu (Author), Ken Liu (Translator). Set against the backdrop of China’s Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilization on the brink of destruction captures the signal and plans to invade

TARDIS Tuesday Meetup Kickoff – Tiny Tavern

Tardis Tuesday - Meetup

Now that the new season’s over. it’s time to get back to socializing, hanging out, and talking about all things Doctor Who… ….with the kickoff of a new series of social gatherings at Navy Pier. On the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, we’ll be hanging out at Tiny Tavern. It’s located inside Navy

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #95

embassytown

For August’s book club will we be reading Embassytown by China Miéville. In the far future, humans have colonized a distant planet, home to the enigmatic Ariekei, sentient beings famed for a language unique in the universe, one that only a few altered human ambassadors can speak. When distant political machinations deliver a new ambassador

Doctor Who Season Finale Part One – WORLD ENOUGH AND TIME

World Enough and Time Doctor Who

Join Chicago Doctor Who Meetup and Chicago Nerd Social Club for part one of the Doctor Who season finale at Red Lion Pub in Lincoln Park (accessible via public transportation) for great food, great people, and most importantly, to check out the adventures of our favorite Time Lord! BBC Synopsis: Friendship drives the Doctor into

Doctor Who Series Finale Part Two – THE DOCTOR FALLS

The Doctor Falls

Join Chicago Doctor Who Meetup and Chicago Nerd Social Club for part two of the Doctor Who season finale at Red Lion Pub in Lincoln Park (accessible via public transportation) for great food, great people, and most importantly, to check out the adventures of our favorite Time Lord! We all know this is the kickoff

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #94

Borne

Update: Moving to Filter Cafe for tonight! Volumes Book Cafe is having a Author event. Apologies for the late notice. For July’s book club we will be reading Borne by Jeff Vandermeer. A young woman named Rachel survives as a scavenger in a ruined city half destroyed by drought and conflict. The city is dangerous,