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Conventions this Weekend 3/5-3/7, 2010

We’re heading out to Stellarcon this weekend. I can reccommend Marscon as I went the past two years(it’s a blast), and would love to go to Staple. Anyone else going to any of these? March 5th-7th, 2010 Stellarcon High Point, NC Anime Wasabi Denver, CO Marscon Minneapolis, MN Coastcon Biloxi, MS Anime Fannatiku St. George, […]

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Horror Realm gets a nomination,

Horror Realm™ receives Rondo nomination; announces more guests & events Best Convention nominee adds Three’s Company alums to guest list Pittsburgh, PA – February 27, 2010 – Horror Realm™, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, has been honored with a nomination for Best Convention of 2009 by the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards. The Rondos are fan […]

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Fan Film Saturday Steam Trek.

Reccomend to us at Connooga, we present Dsisterton’s Steam Trek!

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Convention Look-in: Orycon 32

What: Science Fiction Fantasy Convention When: Nov 12th-14th, 2010 Where: Portland, OR Guests: P.L. Elrod, Sharyn November, Chad Savage, Registration 35 now, up steadily until at the door of 60. Website: Orycon 32

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Convention Look-In: Jemcon

What: Convention for fans of Jem When: Sept 24th-26th, Where Manchester, NH Guests: Samantha Newark, Michael Charles Hill, Registration 20-80 with our without souvenirs. Website Jemcon

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Polish Your Armor, Felicia Day is Coming to the Phoenix Comicon

Phoenix, AZ – Felicia Day, the multi-talented actress, director, writer and producer best known for her online sitcom, The Guild, is going to be attending the 2010 Phoenix Comicon. The Guild is a wildly popular series, created and written by Day, about characters who are immersed in an online multiplayer game, such as World of […]

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Meet the final Five.

Battlestar Galactica’s Final Five Cylons Make their first joint appearance at Chicago Comic Con 2010 Their First Frak’n Appearance Ever Together New York, NY (February 24, 2010) – In the end there were only five. The final five Cylons of Battlestar Galactica were humanity’s last hope to find Earth. We got ‘em. They’ll all be […]

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Connooga Videos.

Some of our videos from Connooga this weekend.

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1975 Star Trek con footage

In 1975, a Chicago Star Trek convention drew 14,000 fans, including a man named Richard Portnoy who shot this 8mm footage of the actors as they were introduced at opening ceremonies. (Hat tip to Isaac Alexander.)

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Comic-Con explores its options

With its current contract with the San Diego Convention Center ending in 2012, Comic-Con has been looking over its options for the next few years. The San Diego Union-Tribune has details on the offer it’s considering from Anaheim. (Hat tip to John Mansfield.)

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Connooga 2010 photo’s

We will have videos tommorow.

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Notes on Paul Krugman’s Worldcon talk

A bit less than halfway down this New Yorker article on Paul Krugman is a capsule of his trip to Worldcon last year, and the story of how sf led him into a career in economics. The writer of that article clearly doesn’t approve of the convention-going crowd. All the writer of this post asks […]

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Connooga!

We spent the weekend at Connooga. It was the first time I’ve ever been to Chattanooga, and I’ve got to firstly give props to the people of the convention. It was by far one of the friendliest crowds at a convention, especially a multi fandom one. The Chattanooga Choo Choo is a great hotel for […]

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Shamus/Wizard convention grab continues.

GAREB SHAMUS, WIZARD ENTERTAINMENT CEO, ACQUIRES NASHVILLE’S COMIC & HORROR FESTIVAL Nashville is newest tour stop of Wizard World Comic Con New York, NY (February 22, 2010) – CEO of New York based Wizard Entertainment, Gareb Shamus, announces his latest convention acquisition. Nashville’s Comic & Horror Festival is now Nashville Comic Con Wizard World Convention. […]

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Conventions this Weekend 2/26-2/28, 2010

Another great lineup. All the Doctor Who fans in La will be all abuzz this weekend. Where are you going? February 26-28, 2010 Gallifrey One Los Angeles, CA Shevacon Roanoke, VA Steel City Con Pittsburgh, PA Prezcon Charlottesville, VA Condor San Diego, CA Fire and Ice Mantioc, WI Toronto Comic Toronto, ON

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Were home from connooga. Great con! We will have more info this week but right now must get some sleep.

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Connooga day one quick thoughts

Pros: Nice spread out facilities. Some people may find this a negative but I like walking outside in between panels. It makes it feel like us geeks have taken over a small city. Leticia Wolf. Was surprised by how good she was. Good friendly fans, good friendly guests. Cons: Anime Panel room. You can’t hear […]

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WIZARD ENTERTAINEMENT AND AVATAR PRESS PARTNER

Max Brooks and Mike Wolfer Join Creator Guest List at Toronto Comic Con Courtesy of Avatar Press New York, NY (February 19, 2010) – Avatar Press is a premier sponsor of the Wizard World Comic Con Tour and will have a presence at all 2010 events. “We look at these shows as the perfect opportunity […]

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