Hang Out With Some Nerds

Plus Lupe Fiasco and the Chicago Nerd Social Club

By Hunter Clauss
|  Thursday, Jan 28, 2010  |  Updated 6:00 AM CDT
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COMIC BOOK CLUB: Who would win: the Hulk or Superman? Who's the worst husband: Ant Man or Mister Fantastic? Who sounds more like a porn star: the Punisher or the Elongated Man? The Chicago Nerd Social Club will help you with any burning, comic-related questions you might have at Third Coast Comics. 6234 N. Broadway St.; Edgewater. 7 p.m. Free.

PRIMARY FIASCO: Speaking of politics, who knew Lupe Fiasco was such a big support of Cheryle Jackson's campaign for U.S. senator? Fiasco will bring his catchy lyrics to a campaign fundraiser for Jackson at The Shrine, and who knows? Maybe he'll play a few tracks from his upcoming album, Lasers. 2109 S. Wabash Ave.; Near South Side. 8 p.m. $30.

GHOST IN THE MACHINE: Former downtown Alderman Burt Natarus made a name for myself on the city council by proposing unusual ordinances, like requiring horses on the Magnificent Mile to wear diapers. Natarus was in office for more than 30 years and worked with mayors Richard J. Daley, Harold Washington, and Richard M. Daley, and he'll give a special lecture titled "Inside The Political Machine" at the Lecture Center on University Of Illinois' Chicago campus. 806 S. Halsted St.; University Village. 11 a.m. Free.
 

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