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“Powers” Hits Chicago!

July 23, 2011

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FX is shooting the brand new Jason Patric-led pilot based on one of my favorite comics ever, “Powers“, right here in Nerd City’s backyard! Brian Michael Bendis stopped in to Chicago Comics, and the crew took over Bucktown (right by Piece) to shoot footage on Thursday night. As a huge fan of Patric, Powers, Bendis […]

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Nerd City @ Dark Lord Day 2011!

May 2, 2011

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In a stroke of dumb luck, I got a chance to hang with our good buddies Tim Seeley, his lovely wife Gina, and Mike Moreci @ this year’s world famous  Dark Lord Day. Every year, Three Floyd’s brewery celebrates their one-day only release of the delicious pitch-black brew Dark Lord with heavy metal, pub grub, […]

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Halloween @ Piece Brewery!

October 28, 2010

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It’s that time of year again, suckas! Halloween @ Chicago’s Piece Brewery,  this Sunday, Oct. 31, featuring live band karaoke, the world’s greatest costume contest, and drunken members of team Nerd City! Eat delicious pizza and get scary drunk, this Sunday! Learn all about Piece Brewery’s Halloween here. And just cause I feel like it, […]

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Untitled 27 Digital Collage by ITEM

May 4, 2010

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Any loyal reader of Nerd City will already know that our friend TEM is an exceptionally talented artist/designer who makes some totally mind-blowing digital collages that he makes available for download directly from his Flickr here. You may notice something particularly interested about his latest piece, Untitled 27, though.  That’s right!  It’s the Nerd City […]

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Craft Brewers Conference and World Beer Cup!

April 13, 2010

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It came, I saw, I got shnockered. The Craft Brewers Conference and World Beer Cup arrived in Chicago last week, and Nerd City was there for pics! The opening night “gala” @ the Field Museum totally ruled. Our good buddies/sponsor Piece Brewery was there, and their pizza was a total hit. [photoxhibit=41] The conference featured […]

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Beer Nerds Heading to Chicago!

March 25, 2010

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The week of April 7th, our beautiful city of Chicago is being invaded…by Beer! The Craft Brewers Conference and World Beer Cup are being held at the Sheraton, and it’s going to be the shit! Our sponsor/best-brewery-in-the-world Piece Brewery will be there, and Nerd City can’t wait to see them win. There is going to […]

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“Piece Jam for Haiti” Featuring Rick Nielsen Tonight!

March 9, 2010

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Piece Brewery (awesome sponsor and home of the world-famous Nerd City podcast) is hosting their “Jam For Haiti” featuring legendary Cheap Trick-er Rick Nielsen Tonight! Party starts @ 9 p.m.  With beer sales and $5 cover going to an important cause, you can finally use your drinking problem for good (after so much bad). Direct […]

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“Strange Tales” Mega Event This Saturday!

March 3, 2010

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It’s almost here! One of the coolest events in Chicago Nerd history, this Saturday March 6th, Chicago Comics and Challengers Comics present their “Strange Tales” signing and party (with beer provided by Nerd City and Piece). Seriously, this should be so rad it will hurt.

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Galactic Inmate @ Cal’s

November 24, 2009

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Our good buddies, rockers Galactic Inmate, are playing  Cal’s thanksgiving eve night! Swing by Piece first to drink some Festivus beer, then head down to the loop’s shittiest/best bar:  Cal’s Liquors. Seriously, Cal’s is a super rad joint and Galactic Inmate totally rule. This is a show not to be missed. Cal’s Liquors and Bar […]

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