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Phandemonium Euchre Club – October & December 2014

We’ve planned two meetings of the Phabulous Phandemonium Euchre Club before the end of 2014! Mark your calendars and shuffle your cards. We’re meeting on October 26, 2014 and December 14, 2014. Both meetings are Sundays and both are at 6:00 pm. As usual, the action takes place at: The Grafton Pub and Grill 4530…

Goat Droppings – October 2014 Edition

The October 2014 edition of Goat Droppings is here! Do you wonder what your fannish future has in store? All is revealed in the pages of Goat Droppings! Look into our crystal ball and learn the secrets of: Capricon 35 Progress Report Euchre Club Book Clubs Capricon Book Drive Joining the Phandemonium Board And, of…

“The Princess Bride” eBook on sale

The eBook edition of “The Princess Bride” by William Goldman is on sale for $2.99 at both Amazon (Kindle) and Barnes and Noble (Nook). It’s the Phandemonium Book Club Evanston selection for January 11, 2015. Get your copy today and save!

“The Princess Bride” screening

The University of Chicago is presenting a film series called “You Can’t Handle the Youth: ’80s Classics of John Hughes and Rob Reiner”. On October 3 and 5, they’ll be screening “The Princess Bride”. This also happens to be the book selected for the January 11, 2015 meeting of the Phandemonium Book Club in Evanston.…

Phandemonium Book Club Evanston – “The Princess Bride”

Wondering how best to start 2015? We’ve got some ideas. Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Poison. True love. Hate. Revenge. Giants. Hunters. Bad men. Good men. Beautifulest ladies. Snakes. Spiders. Beasts of all natures and descriptions. Pain. Death. Brave men. Coward men. Strongest men. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passions. Miracles. In short, “The Princess Bride” by William…

Phandemonium Book Club Elgin – “Frankenstein”

To celebrate Halloween, the Phandemonium Book Club in Elgin will be discussing “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley. Although usually thought of as horror, it has all the elements of great science fiction. We’ll be discussing this masterpiece on October 25, 2014 at 1:00 pm. Note the new time. (You get to sleep in!) The meeting will…

Phandemonium Book Club – 2014 Hugo Best Novel

We’re kicking off our second decade of Phandemonium Book Club with the 2014 Hugo Award winner for Best Novel. This year’s winner was “Ancillary Justice” by Ann Leckie. We will be meeting at WindyCon 41. The convention is being held on November 14-16, 2014 at… Westin Lombard Yorktown Center 70 Yorktown Center Lombard, IL 60148…

Phandemonium Book Club Evanston – “Lord of Light”

The September book club will mark the 10th anniversary of our first meeting in 2004. We’ll be discussing “Lord of Light” by Roger Zelazny. This book won the 1968 Hugo for Best Novel. It was also nominated for a Nebula award. We’ll be meeting on September 21, 2014 at 7:00 pm at our normal location:…

Phandemonium Book Club Elgin – “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea”

Phandemonium now has a second book club. It meets at the Blue Box Cafe in Elgin, a very cool Doctor Who themed cafe. Our next book will be “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” by Jules Verne. We’ll be discussing it on August 23, 2014 at 10:00 am. Blue Box Cafe 176 E Chicago St Elgin,…

“Galactic Patrol” eBook

Phandemonium Book Club Evanston will be discussing “Galactic Patrol” by E. E. “Doc” Smith on July 13, 2014. Click here for details. I was able to locate a free eBook copy of this book. You can downloaded it from… Here for iPhone, iPad, etc. Here for Kindle If you have another device that can’t read…