Convention Anticipation

The first convention of the year for me is Gallifrey One in Los Angeles. It’s a Doctor Who convention, but it’s also kind of the Doctor Who convention, despite being a cozy, fan-run, American event. It’s not perfect, but it’s an amazing experience. Its superpower is the ability to make everyone, from guests to new fans, … Continue reading Convention Anticipation

That kind of week

Interstellar Teahouse will never be a breaking news type of place, and I don’t have much interest in the strange posthumous conversations that erupt after beloved celebrities pass away in general. That said, Alan Rickman has a special place in the geek firmament. Below are some remembrances from his geeky co-stars and other bits and bobs. … Continue reading That kind of week

The Kids These Days

FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF THE KIDS THESE DAYS AND GENERAL HAND WRINGING OVER THE FACT THAT THE WORLD HAS CHANGED SINCE WE WERE THE KIDS THESE DAYS There are lots of very good reasons to panic. How about these? Your guidebook says not to panic. Verdict: Be prepared to panic. You’re a cop one day … Continue reading The Kids These Days