Tag Archives: conventions

April 14

Convention Pro Tips: Don’t be THAT Guy

By: Meg Humphrey I’m heading off to Star Wars Celebration Anaheim (and Disneyland!) and I wanted to share some pearls of wisdom about not being the person that other people dislike that I learned from Celebration VI and from going to cons in general. You’ll no doubt see people do all of these things, but […]

January 16

5 Fandom Friday: Convention Attendance

By: Meg Humphrey Check out the original 5 Fandom Friday post over at the Nerdy Girlie! Conventions I’ve been to: Star Wars Celebration! It’s a crap shoot on when this con actually pops up. It’s not a yearly deal and it moves throughout the US. Japan and Europe have also had their own iterations of […]

June 09

Convention Volunteering is Service

By: Meg Humphrey   Fair warning: I’m getting up on my soapbox of righteousness.   I’ve staffed in the programming department of my local anime con for the last nine years – as soon as I turned 18 and was allowed to (and I’ve attended for 6 years before then). For the past three years […]

May 09

VikingCon

By: Meg Humphrey and Terra Clarke Olsen From Meg:  VikingCon was pretty amazing! The students and staff at Western Washington University were dedicated to putting on a quality one day show. They had interesting and educational panels like “Young Justice: How Heroes Affect Children” and “The Boogeyman’s Journey: Shifting Roles of Monsters in Fantasy.” Panelists […]

April 04

ECCC: Roundup

By: Meg Humphrey and Terra Clarke Olsen From Terra:  Confession, I only went to ECCC on Friday. But I did get to enjoy the festivities of Thursday night in addition to Friday’s attendance, so it wasn’t a complete loss. Thursday night was packed with pre-con events. So many invites, so little time! I started the […]

October 30

GeekGirlCon: Roundup

GeekGirlCon: Roundup By: Meg Humphrey and Terra Clarke Olsen As GeekGirlCon staffers, we both wanted to share our experiences from this year’s GeekGirlCon. Please feel free to share your own experiences and thoughts in the comments below! From Meg: It’s difficult to give you a play-by-play of GeekGirlCon 2013 because I missed the headlining moments. […]

October 23

GeekGirlCon: Photo Roundup

GeekGirlCon Photo Roundup By: Terra Clarke Olsen This past weekend was GeekGirlCon, and boy was it amazing! Meg and I are both staff members, so we were busy running around all weekend. Happily, everyone seemed to have an amazing time! We’re still both recovering from it, so until we have the energy to give a […]