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Space Happens Season 1: How to Save the Universe

A project in Chicago, IL by The Fake Geek Girl

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A feminist satire of contemporary science fiction developed, written and produced by women in Chicago comedy
Backers: 337
Average Pledge Per Backer: $54

Funded: $18,228 of $17,000
Dates: Apr 22nd -> May 22nd (30 days)
Project By: The Fake Geek Girl
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Latest News


May 21st - via:
Extra extra! It's down to the last hours of our Kickstarter and we have some last minute rewards for you! Check it out! 1 year membership with Geek Bar Chicago’s GeekFleet™ V.I.G. (Very Important Geek) Program: Pledge $120 or more for a 1 year... (Read More)

1 New VidMail

May 20th - via:
I woke up this morning with a lovely surprise. We hit $14K!So, would ya like some bonus content? Yeah, ya would! Janet Mongfree is planning her wedding to Wayne. She keeps calling Joy for advice, for laughs, for cool space stories. Joy never answers.... (Read More)

Lucky $13k

May 20th - via:
We're almost there! Only 48 hours and $4000 to go! If PBS can do it, SO CAN WE! I've spent the evening "storyboarding" the first couple minutes of our first episode. Take a gander! Disclaimer: this is a draft of the script, not a final shooting... (Read More)

It's the Final Countdown

May 19th - via:
Welcome to the last 54 hours of Space Happens: The Kickstarter! We've been slacking on our updates! Us Space Happens girls have had a lot of exciting things happen in the last few days, and we've all been rushing to keep up with our newfound... (Read More)

A Science Fiction Comedy Webseries with Actual Women!

May 17th - via:
Space janitor promoted to captain, hijacked government spaceship, mysterious cargo, and an all-female cast except for one token guy. The self-described slash fic between feminism and science fiction just might be my new favourite concept for a comedy webseries. (Read More)

Spotlight On A Cast Member!

May 14th - via:
Meet Sarah Mayhan!We've asked all our collaborators to share a brief bio chronicling their achievements and goals. Most of them just wrote jokes.  Hello, I am a Chicago-based actor who has done everything from classical theatre to new plays in bars.... (Read More)

"Have You Considered The Hero's Journey?" Plus a party!

May 14th - via:
a brochure Captain Joy Jones pick up Our Writers Room has been in full swing simultaneous to this Kickstarter, and that means that our world gets more and more developed every week! This week, we delved into Captain Joy's obsession with self-help... (Read More)

Watch and Listen!

May 7th - via:
To launch our names, faces, and voices into the ether...We have some new media for you to enjoy and share! Check out Episode 52 of the OCDweeb Podcast featuring Melissa Fox (Scarlet, Writer, COO of Fake Geek Girl Productions), Deborah (Barbara,... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Wayne!

May 6th - via:
Meet Wayne!Each crew member of the HMS Janeway was asked to provide a brief bio to share with those supporting their journey. Today, our perpetually facepalming bartender and token guy shares his story! Wayne was born in a small rural town outside of... (Read More)

Spotlight On: Pauline, The Mechanic

April 29th - via:
A big THANK YOU to all of our early backers!You made our first week a success, and our numbers continue to climb by the day! To show how much we love you, we'd like to introduce you to another member of our crew. Meet Chief Engineer PaulineEach crew... (Read More)

Check Out Our Pix from C2E2!

April 28th - via:
We had an absolutely stellar weekend at C2E2! Communications Officer Barbara met a Dalek. We tried to tell her she shouldn't do this...  Our ship's doctor, Janet, hung out with a tax man from the Renaissance. Janet <3s the Establishment Joy and... (Read More)

New Website!

April 25th - via:
The new Fake Geek Girl website is up and running! Check out for more info about other projects past, present, and future. The new Space Happens site is to follow shortly.  (Read More)

$1k in 1 Day!

April 22nd - via:
We broke the $1000 mark in just 1 day #ShowingOff!!A big MAJ to all our early backers! That means "GOOD" in Klingon. I was going to just say "thank you" in Klingon, but the internet has advised me that Klingons wouldn't say thank you. How rude!!... (Read More)

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