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Register for Capricon 33 before rates go up!

Sunday, 9/9, is the last day for the Capricon 33 pre-reg rate of $45. After that the rate goes up to $50. In these days when every dollar counts, why pay more for your fun? Don’t wait another minute. Register now. You’ll be glad you did.

Cory Doctorow is coming to the Chicago area!

Cory Doctorow is coming to the Chicago area! He will be speaking at Deerfield High School on Tuesday, October 9th at 7pm. Admission is free but please register in advance at www.deerfield-library.org or call 847-945-3311.

$45 rate for Capricon 33 extended

The deadline for the $45 membership rate for Capricon 33 has been extended! You now have until September 9 to register at the lower rate. Click here and register today!

F.E.A.S.T. Volunteer

Do you like fen? Do you like eating? If so, we may have a perfect job for you! We’re looking for a volunteer to organize our F.E.A.S.T. outings. (F.E.A.S.T. stands for Fans Eating All Sorts of Things.) These are bi-monthly trips to local restaurants. We gather with our fannish friends to sample a variety of…

Phandemonium Book Club – Chicon 7 Update

The date, time and location for our Chicon 7 book club have been set. We’ll be meeting on Saturday, September 1, at 4:30pm in the Wright room. We’ll be discussing “Home Fires” by Gene Wolfe. See you there!

Phandemonium Book Club – “Home Fires”

We’ll be discussing “Home Fires” by Gene Wolfe at the next Phandemonium Book Club We will meet at Chicon 7: The 70th World Science Fiction Convention. The convention is from August 30th to September 3rd. It will be held at… The Hyatt Regency Chicago 151 Wacker Drive Chicago, IL We’ll be meeting on Saturday, September…

Phandemonium Euchre Club – August

Summer heat getting to you? What’s cooler than euchre? Euchre club will be meeting on Sunday, August 12, at 5:30pm. We’ll be at our regular location: The Grafton Pub 4530 N. Lincoln Ave. Chicago, Illinois

Phandemonium Book Club – Hugo-nominated Novellas

Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, will be in Chicago this year. In honor of this, we will be reading three of the 2012 Hugo Award-nominated novellas. They are… “Countdown” by Mira Grant “Kiss Me Twice” by Mary Robinette Kowal “Silently and Very Fast” by Catherynne M. Valente If you are a member…

Phandemonium Book Club – Update

A reminder that our next book club will be on Sunday, May 6 at 7:00pm. We’ll be discussing “World War Z” by Max Brooks. We’ve confirmed that we can meet at: Cosi 1740 Sherman Ave Evanston, IL As a courtesy to Cosi, bring your appetite and enjoy some of their delicious soups, salads and sandwiches.…

Accepting proposals for Capricon 34

Phandemonium is now accepting proposals for Capricon 34, which will be held in February 2014. Include as much detail as possible of your vision for the convention. This should include ideas for a theme, guests, programming, special activities, and anything else you think would make for an exceptional con. Also include any con-related experience you…