Archive for December, 2011

January F.E.A.S.T


We will be hosting a Feast at the Pita House.. Arabic Cuisine on January 29 at 6pm located at
365 South Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193.
Please RSVP if you are COMING no later than 1/25 so reservations can be made if necessary. Thank you.

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.

Capricon 32 Room Update


You may have received a message while trying to book a room that the Capricon 32 block is full. We’ve contacted the hotel and they should be releasing more rooms into our block soon. Stay tuned for more information.

Join our meetup page!


Phandemonium now has a meetup page! It’s another way for you to stay informed of our fannish activities throughout the year.

For more information, click here.

The Fall 2011 E-Edition of Goat Droppings is here!


The Fall 2011 E-Edition of Goat Droppings is here!

Chock full of news about Capricon 32: Amazing Adventures! (only two months to go!), plus all the other cool stuff we here at Phandemonium are up to these days.

The issue includes:

Capricon 32 Progress Report:
*Pre-registration ($50) rate extended until December 31!
*Hotel block is open!
*Info on programming and art show and dealers and parties and exhibits and fan tables and volunteering!

Detailed information on some special events at Capricon:
*Settlers of Catan – World Wide Catan Championship Pre-Qualifier on Friday and Saturday!
*Our Food Drive and Book Drive!

Upcoming Phandemonium events :
*The Ides of Phandemonium – our monthly gatherings!
*The Capricon Bookclub!
*The Capricon Euchre Club!

There’s even more stuff in this issue – so much we can’t list it all here! Download the full color PDF in all its glory!

Phandemonium Book Club – “Little Brother”


We’ll be discussing “Little Brother” by our Author Guest of Honor, Cory Doctorow, at Capricon 32. The exact date, time and location will be listed in the final schedule.

The book is available for free in a variety of e-formats here.

And remember, we’ll be meeting on January 8, 2012 to discuss “A Time of Changes” by Robert Silverberg. The discussion starts at 6:30pm at our normal meeting place, the Evanston Barnes & Noble.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
1630 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL

Ides of Phandemonium – 2012 Edition


Why not make a New Year’s resolution to join us at Ides of Phandemonium? Spending a fun evening out with fellow fen is a resolution that’s easy to keep! Mark your calendar with our first 2012 dates.

1/15/2012 at Fox and Hound, 7pm
918 W Dundee Rd
Arlington Heights, IL

2/15/2012 at Ram, 7pm
700 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL
(This will be a post-Capricon, Zombie Goat celebration!)

3/15/2012 at Brixie’s, 7pm
9526 Ogden Ave
Brookfield, IL

Interested in being a Capricon 32 panelist?


Would like to be a part of Capricon 32 programming? It’s not too late to volunteer for a panel adventure! We’re still looking for panelists interested in books, science, movies, television, art, comics, writing, publishing, politics, sex, and religion.

Please fill out the online programming questionnaire by Friday, December 16 at 11:59pm CST, and we’ll try to find an appropriate path for your adventure.

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