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The Conventionist App Puts Con Schedules in your Palm

[18 Apr 2011 | by | Comments Off]

Going to Anime Boston this weekend? Have a smartphone? Want to know what’s going on but need one less thing to juggle? You’re in luck, ‘cuse there’s an app for that.

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Steampunk Events for May 2011

[15 Apr 2011 | by | 2 Comments]

May is a big month for steampunk flavored events. There are a few major steampunk conventions, as well as a handful of others. Here’s a quick look at next month’s steamy goings on.

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Ten Extremely Niche Fan Cons

[8 Apr 2011 | by | 4 Comments]

There are a lot of convention types out there; comic cons, furry meets, sci-fi/fantasy events, horror film festivals, etc. Here’s a quick sampler of some of the most specific cons out there in fan-land.

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Chicago’s Zombie Pub Crawl This Month

[6 Apr 2011 | by | Comments Off]

If you’re in the Chicago area April 30 you can satisfying your craving for beer AND brains with the 4th annual Chicago Zombie Pub Crawl (CZPC).

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Medieval Costumes & Gifts: Supporting Fandom and Charity

[5 Apr 2011 | by | Comments Off]

You may have noticed that we’ve added a new advertiser here on The Convention Fans Blog: Medieval Costumes & Gifts (MCG). They are a vendor of medieval-themed costume armor and decor, and they are also big on volunteerism. Click to read more about them and their charity/volunteer work.