“Soon I Will Be Invincible” at Chicago’s Lifeline Theatre

Chicago’s Lifeline Theatre is performing “Soon I Will Be Invincible”. It’s a musical based on the Austin Grossman novel. If you saw their presentation at Capricon 35, you know it promises to be amazing. Click here for details on performances.

Brother Guy Consolmagno receives the Carl Sagan Medal

Congratulations to Brother Guy Consolmagno on receiving the prestigious Carl Sagan Medal. He’s the first clergyman to do so. Well done, Brother Guy! You can read more about this well deserved honor here.

John Scalzi at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore

Friend of Phandemonium, John Scalzi, will be at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore in Chicago on Tuesday, 10/21/2014 at 6:00 pm. Here’s the flier with more details.

Submit your nomination for Detcon1 YA SF

Please consider nominating for the Detcon1 Young Adult and Middle Grade Speculative Fiction Award. *Anyone* can nominate – you do not need to be a member of the convention to nominate, although you do in order to vote on the final ballot. Nominating closes February 28, so act fast! Click here for more information or…

Goat Droppings – Winter 2012 Edition

The Winter 2012 edition of Goat Droppings is here! All the latest news about Capricon 33: Artificial Intelligence, plus the other great Phandemonium activities. Take a look, before you miss out on the fun. Highlights include: The Capricon 33 Geek Prom The Midwinter Faire Catan North American Championships 2013 Qualifier … plus much, much more!…

Book drive at Windycon 39

The Science Fiction Outreach Project will be collecting books at Windycon this year. SFOP is an initiative to attract Science Fiction book readers to fannish activities. Windycon 39 will be November 9-11 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center. You can drop off your gently used Sci-Fi/Fantasy books at the LoneStarCon 3 table throughout the weekend.…

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 or call 847-945-3311.

The “7 Days of Chicon” ends tonight

The “7 Days of Chicon” sale ends tonight! An excellent use of your holiday money – We want all our friends to be there, so buy your membership! Click here to register.