This Weekend’s Geek Activities:


In the United States: 

Dragon Con Atlanta, GAPAX Prime Seattle, WA
SacAnime Sacramento, CAMemphit Fur Meet Olive Branch, MS
Saboten Con Glendale, AZKumoricon Portland, OR
Cosplay Con Cary, NCSogenCon Sioux Falls, SD


Around the World: 

Fan Expo Canada Toronto, ON, Canada CamCon Cambridge, UK
Abunai Veldhoven, The Netherlands AniNite Schwechat, Austria
Comita Tokyo, Japan


In Theaters: There’s As Above So Below if you’re into the horror thing.


As usual, please check out the website of the event you’re interested in for further details. Also, if you know about an event in the future, drop me a line so I can make sure it’s added.


And if you’re trying to find me at Dragon Con, here’s my panel schedule:


10 a.m. – Under the Dome: Chrysalis Stephen King added to the Dome story this year. Panelists will share thoughts on Season 2 as it unfolds with emotional politics and mysteries.

4 p.m. – Quantum Leap 25th Anniversary Every Scott Bakula show and movie is really Sam, still leaping.

5:30 p.m. – Wizard of Oz Anniversary: Because, Because, Because Oil yourself and put ’em up for this salute to the greatest flying monkey movie ever.

7 p.m.- Friday Night: Sci-fi TV Death Zone Fond memories of the killing fields of quickly canceled sci-fi TV shows on Friday nights in the 1980s and 1990s.


10 a.m. – Geek Year 1984: Classic Sci-fi Roll-A-Panel A 20-sided die decides which classic Sci-Fi TV shows or movies from 1984 this panel will geek out about.

4 p.m. – Real Ghostbusters: The Best & The Beautiful Favorite episodes are discussed with a crowd of gatekeepers and keymasters.

5:30 p.m. – Cary Elwes: A Career of Unusual Size The star of Princess Bride, Men In Tights, and more excellent things discusses his career. (I will be moderating this panel. This means chatting with Cary Elwes. If one of you lovelies could take pictures/record this panel, I would be much obliged.)

8:30 p.m. – Truly Outrageous: Female Heroes From Classic Sci-fi Female heroes throughout geek history are the best ones. Here’s why.

10 p.m. – Bodice Rippers & Angst Blood, sex, and gore fill many popular historical and genre shows. A discussion of which shows do it right and which don’t.