David Finch is Coming to C2E2

Lance FenstermanC2E2 Sup Chi-Town! I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what type of superhero I would be. I’m tall, witty, have top of the line vision (with my glasses on) and have about every color corduroy pants you could imagine. I’m going to be honest here, with those qualities I could slay any evil…

February News from Quimby’s Bookstore

Quimby’s BookstoreWe’re excited to bring you some really awesome events this month, Don’t care about any of that? Scroll past event stuff to get a listing of just a few of the new gems we have here waiting for you. Thanks to everybody that cameo out for our first Quimby’s first 24-hour zine challenge. Some…

‘The Innkeepers’ with Director Ti West IN PERSON!

Music Box Theatre Happy Groundhog Day, Music Boxers! If you haven’t done so, head over to our Facebook page and tell us what your favorite line is from Bill Murray’s 1993 Punxsutawney classic GROUNDHOG DAY. Opening tomorrow is the new horror flick THE INNKEEPERS and director Ti West will be here to host a Q&A…

C-3PO and Walking Dead Artist are coming to c2E2

By Lance FenstermanC2E2 Anthony Daniels (aka C-3PO) As I’ve grown older, more good looking and of course wiser, I’ve realized that I have two great loves that have never dwindled. One being undead zombies and the other would be robots with British accents. I’ve always wished I could have my own C-3PO to make witty…

Best Foreign Film Nominee A SEPARATION Opens Tomorrow at Music Box

Music Box Theater Best Foreign Film Nominee A SEPARATION Opens Tomorrow! Happy Thursday, Music Boxers, ‘“Four Stars” – Roger Ebert“The film is a singular achievement.” – Michael Phillips“Captures the drama and suspense of real life as urgently as any picture released this year.” – Bob Mondello“A quiet reminder of how good it’s possible for movies to…

Graham Crackers Comics New Release List for Feb. 1st, 2012

Graham Crackers Comics NEXT WEEKS NEW COMICS will be out WEDNESDAY Feb. 1st! This week for the ON-LINE special, we’re promoting the brand new HERO INITIATIVE exclusive OVERSTREET PRICE GUIDE for $10 off it’s regular $35 price.  Pick one up for only $25 bucks and enjoy a sturdy John Romita exclusive cover limited to only…

David Petersen & Mike Silvestri Are Coming to C2E2

Lance FenstermanC2E2 David Petersen Hiiiyooooo! So I was driving around in my pimped out mini coop the other day, feeling oddly small compared to the other cars on the road and I got to thinking about the Mouse Guard series. What would you do if a tiny mouse came at you, dressed in a cape……

Drag City presents Dragonslayer – Chicago premier tomorrow!

Chicago debut of Tristan Patterson’s award-winning documentary, Dragonslayer! featuring live music by Chicago’s own Mayor Daley and Bitchin Bajas. Dragonslayer Directed by Tristan Patterson Starring Josh ‘Skreech’ Sandoval Drag City and the Music Box are crossing streams for a one night only screening of Dragonslayer, the award-winning documentary from director Tristan Patterson and executive producer…

Oscar Nominees Announced

The Oscar nominations were announced early this morning. Geekdom is represented by The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo which has nominations in Best Acress (Rooney Mara), Cinematography, Film Editing, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 got some love with Art Direction, Makeup and Visual Effects. Visual Effects had…