NYC June Meet-Up!

What: Captain Awkward NYC meetup When: Saturday, June 8th, 2019, 3pm onward Where: Think Coffee, 123 4th Avenue, Manhattan Feel free to bring games, board games, crafts, or just your wonderful self ūüôā We‚Äôll meet at Think Coffee at 123 4th Avenue on Saturday, June 8th, starting at 3pm. It is right by the 14th … Continue reading NYC June Meet-Up!

York, United Kingdom Meetup on April 3

Details from your organizer, Agne: Meetup in York, United Kingdom When:¬†Wednesday, 3rd April, 6pm Where:¬†Cafe at City Screen Picturehouse, 13‚Äď17 Coney Street, York YO1 9QL. Directions¬†here. Venue:¬†The cafe is on the ground floor of the picture house. They serve cake, beer, tea and hot food. Both the venue and the toilets are fully accessible by … Continue reading York, United Kingdom Meetup on April 3

#1188: Grief and the empty chairs at the wedding feast.

Dear Captain Awkward, After almost a year of planning, we're in the home stretch before my wedding day in early May. Everything was lining up smoothly until I reached out for RSVPs that hadn't been received yet, namely my stepdad, my aunt, and my grandmother (my dead mom's sister and mother). These are my only … Continue reading #1188: Grief and the empty chairs at the wedding feast.

Meetups: NYC (March 16) and Perth (March 17)

New York, assemble! NYC March Meetup! Hello NYC Awkwardeers! What:¬†Captain¬†Awkward¬†NYC meetup When: Saturday, March 16th, 2019, 3pm onward Where:¬†Think Coffee,¬†123 4th Avenue, Manhattan Feel free to bring games/board games, crafts, or just your wonderful selves! We‚Äôll meet at Think Coffee at¬†123 4th Avenue¬†on Saturday, February 9th starting at 3pm. It is right by the 14th … Continue reading Meetups: NYC (March 16) and Perth (March 17)

The Half-Assed Activist, Chicago Storytelling Events (with 1 reschedule, hence the re-post), and other links.

Hi readers, I've started writing a series of posts about caring for mental health while engaging with the rocky political situation in the US over at my Patreon site. Financial support is always appreciated¬†(and how we get to not look at ads when we hang out here), but this particular content is free for anyone … Continue reading The Half-Assed Activist, Chicago Storytelling Events (with 1 reschedule, hence the re-post), and other links.

NYC Meetup – February 9, 2019

From your host, Natalia: NYC February Meetup! Hello NYC Awkwardeers! What:¬†Captain¬†Awkward¬†NYC meetup When: Saturday, February 9, 2019, 3pm onward Where:¬†Think Coffee,¬†123 4th Avenue, Manhattan Feel free to bring games/board games, crafts, or just your wonderful selves! And please make note of the time change. January's meet-up started at 2pm, but February's will start at 3pm. … Continue reading NYC Meetup – February 9, 2019

Short Answer Friday/Chat for September 14

Hello everyone! We're doing the thing today, where people can submit short questions at Patreon or on Twitter (@CAwkward, #awkwardfriday) before noon Chicago time and I will answer as many as I can this afternoon between noon and 2pm. Comments get turned on once everything is posted Please enjoy this artsy photo of Daniel Striped … Continue reading Short Answer Friday/Chat for September 14

Short Answer Friday! Reading a story tonight! Kittens! Exclamation points!

Hello readers, You can submit questions at the Patreon thread (advantage: you get more than 280 characters and first dibs) or on Twitter (@CAwkward, #awkwardfriday). Submissions close at noon. FYI answers will slide slightly later today and probably won't be updated piece by piece since I have a last minute appointment at noon. Like, everything … Continue reading Short Answer Friday! Reading a story tonight! Kittens! Exclamation points!