Crispin Glover Returns to Music Box Theater

CHICAGO – Happy Thursday, Music Boxers! Just eight short days from now, Crispin Hellion Glover will be at the Music Box Theatre to present his two films “It is fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE” and “What is it?”. You know Glover from Alice in Wonderland, Hot Tub Time Machine, Charlie’s Angels and… what’s that other one?…

Large Scale Gaming Returns To Milwaukee

MILWUAKEE – Milwaukee has always been well known for its history and devotion to the gaming industry.  Some would argue that Wisconsin is where it all started in a town called Lake Geneva and with a man named Gary.  Daydream Productions, LLC is pleased to announce the Midwinter Gaming Convention January 19-22, 2012.  The convention…

Local Chicago Guests Come to C2E2

Happy New Year Chi-Town! Now that the celebrations are over and the confetti and party hats are put away, we’re ready to continue the 2012 par-tay with a collection of Chicago based Guests coming C2E2’s way this April. VIP Tickets are also going on sale this month so keep an eye out for when these…

Library Champion and Privacy Advocate Cory Doctorow Guest of Honor at Capricon 32

Capricon WHEELING, Illinois – Since 1980, fans of science fiction, fantasy and other forms of speculative fiction in every media from literature to television, films, and graphic novels have gathered in the Chicago area for a celebration of the speculative fiction community. Capricon 32 celebrates that diversity by letting attendees choose their own adventure in…

Chicon 7 Extends Submission Deadline for Hugo Award Base Design Competition

CHICAGO – Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon), has extended the submission deadline for its Hugo Award Base Design Competition to January 15, 2012. The Hugo Awards for achievement in science fiction and fantasy have been presented by Worldcons for over 50 years. An instantly recognizable rocket forms the central element of…

Time for an anthem to come back

This song came out after the Dixie Chicks were vilified for objecting to the second Gulf War on stage in London. It became an anthem during the later years of the administration as Bush lost support. Almost ten years later, it still has some power. Freedom doesn’t mean much if you don’t use it and…

Web Series Review – Dragon Age: Redeption

The first episode of the new web series Dragon Age: Redemption premiered this week. And I have to say it’s off to a good start. The ads and trailers have been saying “Featuring Felicia Day” but she’s a bit more involved than that. She’s also the writer and an executive producer. She also plays the…