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MCM London Comic Con (convention review).

October 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
MCM London Comic Con (convention review).

On October 24-26, over 80,000 fans of comics, science fiction, TV and film converged upon the Excel Centre in London and I was right there in the middle of it. As an early birthday treat, my wife brought me to MCM London Comic Con on the Saturday for a day of all-out geekiness. This was […]

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Ad Astra 2013 – video con report.

April 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Ad Astra 2013 – video con report.

I’ll be doing a con report of my time as Guest of Honour at the 2013 Ad Astra convention – Canada’s main SFF con of a literary bent. As befitting an author, it’ll be mostly words (with a few photos thrown in). Meanwhile, here’s the Canadian Nerd’s video blog from the con.

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PAX East 2013 (convention review).

March 28, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
PAX East 2013 (convention review).

(Boston, MA March 22-24, 2013) For the uninitiated, this is what generally occurs at gaming conventions:- * Arrive two hours early to get in the queue for the exhibition. Bring breakfast and an activity. A smart phone works, your gaggle of geeky friends will also suffice. If you don’t like the idea of sitting on […]

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Nineworlds Geekfest… you know, like Comic-con (but in London!)

February 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Nineworlds Geekfest… you know, like Comic-con (but in London!)

There’s a new mutant convention in town (that town being London), a clever cross between the small Fannish cons and the large pay-your-fave-Dr-Who-star-£50-to-stalk-them-for-a-signature type affairs. Think of it as Comic-con by the Thames, and it’s called Nineworlds Geekfest. It’s kickstarted and it could be huge! Watch the video and support them over here. As they […]

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Teasing your Tesla.

September 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Teasing your Tesla.

It’s not often you see a trailer on the interweb for a convention, let alone a steampunk convention. So let’s take our (top)hats off to the jolly blighters at TeslaCon 3. It’s running November 30th – December 2nd, 2012 at the Madison Marriott West, Middleton (nothing to do with Kate, one presumes), WI in the […]

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