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Oddcon programming notes,

I was lucky enough to attend an Oddcon while living in the midwest. Its a great convention. Below are some notes & programming schedule sent to their facebook friends. “Just to let you all know of some new developments for Odyssey Con 11: Saturday in the Art Show there will be a sock puppet making […]

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Naka-kon 2012 dates and more!

Overland Park, Kans. – Convention officials today announced that Naka-Kon will be held Feb. 10 – 12, 2012 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kansas. Hotel rooms will be available at the Sheraton Overland Park and will cost attendees $109 plus tax and fees per night for up to four occupants. The […]

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PortconMaine guests and other news,,

Press Release: PortConMaine, Maine’s largest convention for geek culture, is pleased to present its first round of guests. Appearing at the convention as guests of honor will be anime anthropologist Charles Dunbar, science fiction authors Sharon Lee and Steve Miller, creator of Billy vs Snakeman, Luke “McMasters” Morgan, the Vice President of the New England […]

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Old Creation Star Trek Footage

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10 more con dates.

April 21st-25th, 2001 Wild Nights Wilburton, OK Oct 7th-9th, 2011 Snafucon Reno, NV Oct 21st-23rd, 2011 Yaoicon Burligame, CA Nov 4th-6th, 2011 Anime Nebraskon Lincoln, NE Nov 11th-13th, 2011 U-con Ann Arbor, MI Nov 18th-20th, 2011 Banzaikon South Padre Island, TX Dec 2nd-4th, 2011 Anonycon Stamford, CT Feb 17th-19th, 2012 Con DFW Dallas, TX Gallifrey […]

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CyPhaCon news.

Press Release: http://www.cyphacon.com/  we are also located on Face Book by the same name.   What is CyPhaCon?  CyPhaCon is Southwest Louisiana’s Premier Anime and Gaming Convention, brought to you for the first time in 2011 by the Future Possibilities Foundation. If you love anime, video gaming, table top gaming, science fiction fantasy, or if […]

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Warren Ellis Documentary news.

Respect! Films has released a brand new trailer (over at Wired.com) for the documentary film “Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts” and is looking for some finishing costs funding via Kickstarter. “Captured Ghosts” (warrenellismovie.com & twitter.com/ellismovie), the follow-up to the highly acclaimed “Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods,” features the most extensive interview Ellis has ever given. It […]

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Conventions this Weekend April 1st-3rd, 2011

Some great shows this weekend. Who is attending what? April 1st-3rd, 2011 Anime Detour Bloomington, MN Babelcon Baton Rougue, LA Chimaeracon San Antonio, TX Contact Pomona, CA Evillecon Evansville, IN Filk Ontario Mississauga, Ontario Gi Joe ConWalt Disney, FL Imagi Movies Oxnard, CA Noobiecon Utica, NY Ohio Pinball Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Syndcon Rockville, MD Technicon […]

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Reporting from Game Storm

Game Storm is the first convention I’ve physically attended this year. I’ll be posting some of the sights in the usual photostream. If you’re at this con, don’t miss your chance to come to one of the Intangibles playtest sessions and tell me I suck as a game designer. And if you’re not at a […]

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Actionfest schedule is out!

Actionfest is in its second year here in Asheville and the Schedule here looks wonderful. Im hoping to catch a few films and the highlights for me include Super, Bunraku, Outrage, and Jackie Chan’s Little Big Soldier.

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GEEK.kon announces guests

Madison, WI — Geek.Kon is pleased to announce the first round of guests for Geek.Kon 2011 to be voice actors Jerry Jewell, and Sonny Strait, author Elaine Cunningham, linguist David Salo and game designers Matt Forbeck, Aaron Pavao, and Monica Valentinelli. Jerry Jewell Jerry will be making his first appearance at Geek.Kon as well as […]

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9 convention dates added for 2011, 2012

June 4th-5th, 2011 C4 Expo Ft. Mitchell KY June 24th-26th, 2011 Cape Comic Con Cape Giradieu, MO Trek Fest Riverside, IA Aug 5th-7th, 2011 Whedon Fest Scottsville, KY Aug 12th-14th, 2011 Natsucon Collinsville, IL Oct 14th-16th, 2011 Roundcon Columbia, SC Jan 13th-15th, 2012 Darkcon Mesa, AZ Feb 17th-19th, 2012 Boskone Boston, MA March 30th-April 1st, […]

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Jordancon updates

From their monthly email, “Hi folks, The tentative JordanCon 2011 schedule is now online. You can view it here: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=1bNoULv722N66pFONk84EQzIpXy1DzHeMAp-C2WGQU-DD25e5l4JToJMYNGt_&hl=en Also of note, Dragonmount.com has a new “Wheel of Time Video News” segment. This week’s featured topic is JordanCon. You can check it out here: http://www.dragonmount.com/index.php/News/videonews/jordancon2011 If you haven’t registered yet, pre-registration is still open […]

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Nashicon from the artist alley.

Had a great time this weekend at Nashicon this weekend. I knew it would be a great con when as I walked through the door this awesome Finn cosplayer saw my finn creature painting. I spent most of my weekend in Artist Alley next to the awesome folks of Jellykoe. They make the best stuff […]

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Horror Realm news

Press release: Horror Realm Announces Fall 2011 Guest Lineup Author Jack Ketchum and director Eduardo Sanchez among those slated to appear Pittsburgh, PA – March 9, 2011 – Fresh off its successful one day Spring Break Massacre and Zombie Gras celebration, Horror Realm is pleased to announce the first wave of guests for its fall […]

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Conventions this Weekend March 25th-27th, 2011

March 25th-27th, 2011 Aggieccon College Station, TX Anime Conji San Diego, CA Anomalycon Denver, CO Babelcon Baton Rouge, LA Chicago Zine Chicago, IL Conbust Northhampton, MA Con-nichiwa Tuscon, AZ Creation Supernatural Los Angeles, CA Eyecon Vampire Atlanta, GA Game Storm 12, Vancouver, WA Invadercon Atlanta, GA Mace West Hickory, NC Megacon Orlando, FL Midsouthcon Memphis, […]

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Fan Film Saturday: Street Fighter Legacy

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News of the first Worldcon

The first World Science Fiction Convention was held in New York City in 1939, and a reporter from Time was there. Now you can read the resulting story online. Even as sf cons were starting to coalesce into familiar patterns, it appears that mainstream press coverage of journalism was also developing into the form we […]

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