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How Much Do Conventions Cost to Attend?

[16 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

The cost of attending a convention tends to be one of the primary concerns for people, especially given the downturn in the economy. How much does it cost to attend a convention? Well, the answer to that is almost always, “It Depends.” There are a lot of factors that go into determining how much the grand total will be. Fear

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Highlights from MegaCon, Emerald City ComiCon, and Monster Mania Horror Con

[15 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

My Twitter and Facebook accounts were filled with thoughts, feedback, and comments on three conventions this weekend: MegaCon, Emerald City ComiCon, and Monster Mania Horror Con. MegaCon was held in Florida, Emerald City ComiCon was held in Washington, and Monster Mania Horror Con was held in New Jersey. Each boasted some pretty amazing celebrity guests and events. Below are some

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Brent Spiner is a Funny Dude

[13 Mar 2010 | by | 2 Comments]

I had the opportunity to meet Brent Spiner at Dragon*con a few years ago. I also follow him on Twitter. Spiner is a funny dude. I’ve said in the past that he’s a big weirdo, but in the most endearing and funny way possible. So when I found out he was going to be at MegaCon in Orlando this weekend,

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Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy Retiring from Conventions After 2010

[12 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

TrekToday.com (via The News Tribune) is reporting that 2010 is the last year to see Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy at a convention. “I think this is the last year I will do this,” he said. “It’s exciting, but I think I’ve done enough of it. I’m looking forward to concentrating on my personal life.” He apparently has 10 conventions scheduled

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Upcoming Toronto, Canada Fandom Conventions for 2010

[12 Mar 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Although The Convention Fans Blog is based in the United States, I wanted to take an entry to highlight some upcoming fandom conventions in the Toronto area of Canada (all of the conventions below are within 120 miles of Toronto). I’ll be doing the same for other areas of Canada in the future! Let’s get on with the Canadian conventions,