Nerd Nite SF #91: Brainhacking, Holiday Comics, and WWII Botany!

“Cyborg Your Mind”

Explore electronics projects that you can build to manipulate your brain in strange, new, debatably useful ways!

Speaker: Alex Glow

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“O Holy Night, Batman! The Cartoon Art Museum’s Best and Worst Holiday Comics”

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping at…Iron Man? Join San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum for a festive look at a century’s worth of holiday cartoons and comics, from timeless favorites like Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts and How the Grinch Stole Christmas to forgotten classics including Mister Magoo’s Christmas Carol and a stocking full of bizarre holiday comics starring everyone from ALF to Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Cartoon Art Museum staff will share the secret stories behind some of the best"and worst"children’s books, comics, and animation the holidays have to offer.

Speakers: With comic book colorist and Cartoon Art Museum Program Coordinator Nina Taylor Kester and award-winning author and Cartoon Art Museum Curator Andrew Farago.

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“The Botanists’ War”

Commando raids, political intrigue, heroic sacrifice and… plant science? This is the tale of two scientists on opposing sides"one Nazi, one Soviet"whose lives and research became strangely intertwined during World War II.

Speaker: Bart Bernhardt is a co-organizer of Nerd Nite SF and is fascinated by great assholes in science history.

Wednesday, 12/20/17

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$8

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