Skepchicamp 2010!

Yesterday, I was minding my own beeswax and suddenly Gmail was all, “Skepchicks! You got mail, yo!”

And what sweet mail it was! Here were the contents, in their entirety:

December 9, 2009

Chicago’s Galway Arms site of the first Skepchicamp

Skepchicamp, Chicago’s first skepticamp, will be held at the Galway
Arms on Saturday, March 6.  It will be held in the upstairs room of
the Galway Arms, located at 2442 N. Clark ST.  Skepchicamp will run
from 12:30 PM to about 10 p.m, and includes a dinner buffet.

Over twenty area speakers will give skeptical presentations on
various subjects, including critical thinking, cults, science-based
medicine, and diversity within the skeptical movement.  Notable local
speakers include Hemant Mehta, creator The Friendly Atheist blog , and Elyse Anders, a blogger with

William Brinkman
[email protected]
Phone: 630 663 0194

Wow! Those are some big name skeptics! Probably two of the biggest names in Chicago (besides like Julia Sweeney and Roger Ebert)! Speaking at Skepchicamp!

Know who else is coming? Jen, Surly Amy, Carr2D2 and even Bug Girl!

You know how hardcore Skepchick this Skepchicamp is? Our corporate sponsor is SurlyRamics! That’s kickin’ it real as it gets, yo! If you’re not involved in this shizzle, you need to be!

If you want to get involved, contact me at [email protected]!

More information coming soon!

Crap! I’m running out of exclamation points!


Elyse MoFo Anders is the bad ass behind forming the Women Thinking, inc and the superhero who launched the Hug Me! I'm Vaccinated campaign as well as podcaster emeritus, writer, slacktivist extraordinaire, cancer survivor and sometimes runs marathons for charity. You probably think she's awesome so you follow her on twitter.

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  1. I am SO looking forward to this event and proud to be an official sponsor! My plan to take over the world by infiltrating skeptic events is totally in full swing now. Mwa ha ha ha!

  2. Holy crap, Elyse, how many more people can we fit in that little room? And what else will we find for them to do?

    Don’t get me wrong; I’m super excited about it and everything, but jeez.

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