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A look back at Chicago TARDIS 2011 [GALLERY]

Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending my very first Chicago TARDIS Doctor Who Convention. Bringing together “Whovians” from all over the world, Chicago TARDIS gives fans of the long-running British science fiction series a chance to let their geek flags fly and put their love of the Time Lord from Gallifrey on display.… Continue reading ‘A look back at Chicago TARDIS 2011 [GALLERY]‘



Doctor Who Fans dress up for Eleventh Doctor Day [GALLERY]

Last week I declared that November 11, 2011 should be celebrated by Doctor Who fans as “Eleventh Doctor Day.” Considering that the date 11/11/11 comes along only once a century, it would only be suitable to dress up as everyone’s favorite Time Lord – as currently played by Matt Smith – on this day. And… Continue reading ‘Doctor Who Fans dress up for Eleventh Doctor Day [GALLERY]‘



Getting geeky at the Challengers Comics Halloween Costume Party [GALLERY]

The Halloween festivities kicked off early this year with several costume parties taking place around the city of Chicago. This year I decided to get back into the spooky spirit and wear a costume to the Halloween Costume Party that was held at Challengers Comics + Conversation this passed weekend. The event was hosted by… Continue reading ‘Getting geeky at the Challengers Comics Halloween Costume Party [GALLERY]‘



Enter the Dress Like an Avenger Contest

This weekend there are going to be a lot of kids – and kids at heart – who will be dressing up as their favorite fantasy characters. The streets are going to be filled with superheroes, slasher movie villains, hobbits, jedi knights and ghostbusters.  I’ll be in costume myself when I attend the Halloween Spooktacular… Continue reading ‘Enter the Dress Like an Avenger Contest’



Hammer Time: A look at Marvel’s THOR Toys

Last week THOR debuted in the #1 slot at the box-office. Overall, comic geeks were pleased with the film – read my review by clicking HERE – and it looks like Marvel Studios has another hit on their hands.  Of course, kids – and toy collecting geeks like myself – who go to the movie… Continue reading ‘Hammer Time: A look at Marvel’s THOR Toys’



Doctor Who Advance Screening brings out Chicago’s “Whovians”

There were plenty of fezzes and sonic screwdrivers to be found at the special advance screening of Doctor Who that took place at the Landmark Century Centre Cinema (2828 N. Clark St.) last night. As part of a special event held by RedEye – & Curt Wagner of the Show Patrol blog – in partnership… Continue reading ‘Doctor Who Advance Screening brings out Chicago’s “Whovians”’



Felicia Day’s Foul Mouthed Fairy!

Last week we got to see Felicia Day in her cosplay gear singing about avatars, and I don’t mean James Cameron’s. Today, courtesy of Atom.com and the kooky characters of The Legend of Neil, we get the lovely Ms. Day as a kinky fairie who is into some -ahem – interesting hobbies.  All this and… Continue reading ‘Felicia Day’s Foul Mouthed Fairy!’