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Loscon Has Genuine Astronaut as Guest of Honor!

[16 Mar 2011 | by | Comments Off]

You can imagine my excitement and delight when I found out that Loscon will feature actual astronaut Colonel Rick Searfoss, USAF Retired as their Science Guest of Honor for the 2011 event.

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Guillermo del Toro Confirms Participation in H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival

[15 Mar 2011 | by | Comments Off]

This September is the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival in Los Angeles (HPLFF-LA), a two day event to promote, in cinema, the literary works of gothic horror master H.P. Lovecraft.

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Green Lantern Comes to WonderCon!

[14 Mar 2011 | by | Comments Off]

WonderCon 2011 is going to be a Green Lantern fest, no foolin’. The first day of the con, April 1st, will treat fans to a bunch of special Green Lantern exclusive events.

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All-Con Goes Steampunk for 2011

[11 Mar 2011 | by | Comments Off]

This year All-Con, the “everything con” has chosen Steampunk as its theme and has brought in a lot of local talent from that community to provide 17 separate Steampunk panels and/or performances at the event. This is not even counting the wonderful and almost non-stop Steampunk table top role play gaming of “Tephra” provided by the members of Cracked Monocle, Cuthulu Dice Steampunk RPG, or Gurps Steampunk table top gaming.

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Madicon Just Days Away

[10 Mar 2011 | by | Comments Off]

Madicon is this weekend and they are gearing up for it. They have a lot planned for their 20th anniversary, adding some new stuff while maintaining the classics. Guests lined up are authors C.S. Friedman, Katherine Kurtz, and C.J. Henderson. Filker and web comic creator Rob Balder, gaming guest Brian Glass, and medieval recreation group COMARR.