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Worldcon and Kumoricon videos

Or rather, two videos from Worldcon, and one music video that includes Kumoricon. To start with the short one, the music video is The Slants’ “Con Kids”, incorporating footage from their concert at this year’s Kumoricon: Opening ceremonies from Chicon 7, starting with its own musical performance and featuring toastmaster John Scalzi: And closing ceremonies:


Kumoricon 2010 wrapup

Kumoricon reports a total of 4055 memberships, 3500 full-weekend (which was the cap) and the rest single-day, which may count some people twice. The charity auction raised $3,688 for the Sunshine Division’s food bank. Kumoricon 2011 will be moving back across the Columbia to the Vancouver Hilton and the Red Lion Inn at the Quay. […]



I’ll be spending the weekend at Kumoricon 2010 here in Portland. I’ll be moderating the panel “I Went to Japan and Survived” (12:30 Monday), and I’ll be taking my camera and posting to this photostream again. And maybe relaxing some, if I remember how.


Speaking of schedules

Having accepted that I’m not making it to Australia for Worldcon (sobs), and with fingers crossed that the economy doesn’t get any worse, here’s where I’m hoping to be this year: March 25-28: Game Storm 12, Vancouver, WA July 1-4: Westercon 63/ConChord 23, Pasadena, CA August 5-8: ReConStruction, Raleigh, NC September 4-6: Kumoricon 2010, Portland, […]


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Anime Banzai Salt Lake City, UT (Anime) Anime Fest Dallas, TX (Anime) Anime Vegas Las Vegas, NV (Anime) KumoriconVancouver, BC (Anime) Gencon UK Reading, UK (Gaming) Tacticon Denver, CO (Gaming) Worldcon/Nippon 2007 Yokohoma, Japan (Scifi) Conquest San Fransico, CA (Gaming) DragonCon Atlanta, GA (Sf/Fantasy, Media) Memphit FurmeetMemphis, TN (Furries) StategiconLos Angeles, CA (Gaming) Full week, […]

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