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Press Release: Star Trek Vegas Official Convention Ticket Update!

[7 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Thank you to EVERYONE for the great pre-sales so far for Creation Entertainment’s Official STAR TREK Convention coming to Las Vegas on August 5-8, 2010. We’re running ahead of last year’s major super-success and we couldn’t be more grateful. We know that a lot of you spend your vacations with us and that is why we are working overtime to

Interviews »

An Exclusive Interview with The Guild’s Vincent Caso

[7 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Vincent Caso stars in the hit webseries The Guild, as the group’s rogue “Bladezz”. Season four of the show has been announced, much to the excitement of fans everywhere (myself included). Alltern8.com/The Convention Fans Blog recently had an opportunity to talk to Vincent about The Guild, his convention experiences, his thoughts on Twitter, and some of his other forthcoming projects.

Op Eds »

Is Twitter Changing the Celebrity/Fan Relationship?

[6 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Yesterday I had a bit of a fangirl moment. David Blue, who is one of the stars on Stargate Universe, told his Twitter followers that he’d be doing a bit of a Q&A session. We had 15 minutes to submit questions. This is what I sent: @dreadpiraterose: @DavidBlue What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever been asked to autograph at

Op Eds »

Has The Steampunk World’s Fair Made an Unwise Decision Not to Cap Attendance?

[5 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Organizers for The Steampunk World’s Fair have made a posting in their online LiveJournal community, and even posted an official note on their website front page, stating that there will not be an attendance cap for their upcoming convention. This decision was apparently born from potential attendees concern about not being able to get in. The organizers have said: “People

Convention Advice, Costuming/Cosplay »

Cosplay Advice: Take Care of Your Feet!

[4 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Cosplaying at a fandom convention can often be an exercise in masochism, at least in regard to your feet. This is especially true for those who attend conventions for an entire weekend, and are doing it absurd and crazy footwear. As much as we wish it wasn’t true, cute shoes don’t usually equal comfortable shoes, and this is even more