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Reminder: Shore Leave 32 is Almost Here!

[16 Jun 2010 | by | One Comment]

Last year one of my favorite conventions was Shore Leave. It was a nice mid-sized con that offered a great mix of science fiction and actual science programming, along with interesting celebrity Q&As, and vendors. Shore Leave is a fan-run convention held in Baltimore, Maryland (USA). It is happening July 9-11, 2010 at the Marriott’s Hunt Valley Inn.

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Press Release: Don’t Miss the Final Five Cylons at Chicago Comic Con

[25 Feb 2010 | by | Comments Off]

In the end there were only five. The final five Cylons of Battlestar Galactica were humanity’s last hope to find Earth. We got ‘em. They’ll all be in Chicago. There were a total of 13 Cylons over the course of the BSG series, but it’s the final five that created the suspense and revelations fans love. MEET THE FINAL FIVE

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Press Release: Aaron Douglas to Get the Frakin’ Party Started in Phoenix

[17 Feb 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Aaron Douglas, the actor best known for his portrayal of Galen Tyrol on the acclaimed series Battlestar Galactica is returning to the Phoenix Comicon for 2010.  Since BSG ended, Douglas has been signed to star in a new show called The Bridge, which will air on CBS. Born and raised in British Colombia, Douglas has appeared in dozens of popular movies and

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FedCon – Europe’s Biggest Star Trek and Sci-Fi Convention

[11 Feb 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Although The Convention Fans Blog is mostly geared towards fandom conventions in the US and Canada, I wanted to take a moment to post about FedCon, which is Europe’s biggest Star Trek and sci-fi convention. This year, FedCon is being held April 30 – May 2nd, 2010, at the Maritim Hotel Bonn in Germany. FedCon is celebrating it’s 19th year

Memorabilia and Collecting »

Did eBay Ruin Autograph Collecting?

[5 Feb 2010 | by | Comments Off]

I’m one of those people who has been collecting autographs for years. I didn’t intend to. I know lots of people don’t. I even know some people who look down on people who do. I never intended to start, honest. I became an autograph collector inadvertently. When I was in my mid-teens, my mom took me to Kennedy Space Center’s