Capricon 32 – Goat Droppings


Did you miss an issue of Goat Droppings at Capricon 32? Well don’t worry! They’re all available here for your enjoyment.

Even if you missed the con, (poor soul), Goat Droppings have interviews with the GoHs, Out of CON-text Quotes, and other useful information. Who needs the New York Times when you have Goat Droppings?


March F.E.A.S.T. Event

Capricon's Parent Organization will be meeting March 31 2012 at the Maple Tree Inn, located at 13301 S. western Avenue, in Blue Island at 6pm.
 F.E.A.S. T. stands for Fans Eating All Sorts of Things and this time we will be eating Cajun/Creole/BBQ. If you plan on joining us please let me know no later than March 27.  Thanks.. Hope to see you all there.

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.

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!

August F.E.A.S.T.


Phandemon’s next F.E.A.S.T. Event will be at Flat Top Grille in Downtown Oak Park. Not too far from the Metra Station, and free Parking nearby, we are going Stir Fry…
Flat Top Grille is located at
726 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301.
We will be attending on Sunday, August 21 at 6pm. Please let me know if you are attending, so I can give them a good count of those interested, and please get this to me by August 14. Thank you.

2011 Hugo Award Nominees


The 2011 Hugo Award Nominees are out! Congratulations and best of luck to all the nominees.

For a complete list of the nominees go to …


Book Club Announcement

The Borders we have met at for the last 6.5 years is one of the ones that is closing. Our March 27 Book Club will meet at Barnes & Noble, 1630 Sherman Avenue, in Evanston at 6:00pm (note earlier than usual start time!). We will discuss options for our new permanent home that evening.

Remember, the book will be “In The Garden of Iden” by Kage Baker.

See you there!


Capricon 31 – Post Con Goat Droppings


Well here it is folks. The last issue of Goat Droppings related to Capricon 31 Escape! This issue has the wrap up of Sunday’s events along with the winners of the various awards, and an expanded section of the ever popular Out of CON-text notes.

Capricon 31 – Post-Con Goat Droppings

Thanks again to everyone who came out to Capricon this year and had a great time, we hope we’ll see you again next year, or during the course of the year at one of Phandemonium’s other events, like the Book Club, Euchre Club, FEAST and Ides events. And for those of you who couldn’t make it to Cap this year… well there’s always next year. Start planning now…. we are.

More Goat Droppings


As promised the little slave goats have finished turning all those dead trees into an electronic format so now you can read the Sunday edition of Goat Droppings online. You lucky people you…

Capricon 31 – Sunday Goat Droppings

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