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Otakon 2010 – A Baltimore, Maryland Anime Convention

[22 Apr 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Otakon is an annual celebration of Japanese and East Asian popular culture, and one of the largest anime conventions in the United States. This fan-run convention keep growing, and attracted over 25,000 attendees in 2009. Because it is one of the bigger cons, if you want to attend you really should plan ahead. Otakon 2010 is taking place July 30

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Upcoming Stargate SG-1 / Atlantis / Universe Conventions for 2010

[21 Apr 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Just as we’ve done articles for upcoming Twilight and Doctor Who conventions, we wanted to highlight upcoming conventions for the Stargate franchise. Stargate, of course, includes the SG-1 series, Atlantis, and Universe. There are several fan-run Stargate conventions, as well as an “official” series of conventions hosted by Creation Entertainment. While you’ll frequently find Stargate guests at multi-fandom cons around

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Upcoming Torchwood / Doctor Who Conventions for 2010 – 2011

[20 Apr 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Doctor Who, the incredibly famous science fiction franchise based in the UK, has had fandom conventions since the 1970s, and they are still going strong. Although fans can often find Doctor Who programming, events, and guests at general sci-fi cons all over the world, there are some conventions dedicated entirely to the good Doctor, his companions, his movies, TV series,

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A Review of Sumo’s Omni Beanbag Chair

[19 Apr 2010 | by | Comments Off]

I recently had the opportunity to acquire a Sumo brand Omni beanbag chair. I had been so impressed with their versatility and comfort at PAX East 2010, I knew that it would fit perfectly in my gaming living room. At PAX East 2010, there were numerous hallways of the convention center lined with several hundred of the Omni beanbag chairs, so

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How to Avoid the “Con Crud” in Six Easy Steps!

[16 Apr 2010 | by | Comments Off]

First of all, I apologize for the lack of updates this week. I received a nasty pollen debuff that seriously crippled my HP. (Nerd translation: major allergies due to spring bloomage had me sick and out of commission.) In honor of being sick and miserable for almost an entire week, I decided it was only right that I share some