This week, in our last (until I think of something else to say about cons, and given I’ve already written over 6800 words on the subject, I’m thinking that may be awhile) episode of The Official Ultimate Pullbox Guide to Conning, we’ll take a look at a rather timely topic (as I know many of you are starting to stake out your digs for C2E2): finding good deals on lodging.
Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen! In this week’s episode, my fine feathered friends, we’ll examine the delightful art of autograph-seeking at the con. Whether it’s that one celebrity you need to complete your Serenity cast poster (looking at you—eventually—Morena Baccarin!), your fave artist in the Alley, or maybe even […]
The Official Pullbox Guide to Conning, Episode 2 Welcome back for round two of the Official Pullbox Guide to Conning! This week’s topic: Planning the Perfect Con. Depending on budget, available time, attention span and event parameters (and more often, the esteem in which your spouse/life partner currently holds you), the typical con is anywhere […]
The Official Pullbox Guide to Conning, Episode 1 The other night, as Eric and I broke eggrolls in advance of our weekly gaming session, we discussed Paul’s recent Pullbox writeup on Wizard World-Chicago. This segued to talk of the enjoyment Eric got out of listening to our curmudgeonly compatriot’s ongoing commentary on con planning and […]
Well, that’s another Con in the can, and I’ve got some thoughts… First of all, the ‘Box’s co-founder Eric was my wingman this year, and we both had a pretty good time taking in the sights and meeting awesome people. In overview, Wizard World is a smaller convention than C2E2, but before the critics start […]
Momoa, McKenzie, Elwes, Baccarin Headline Celebrity Roster At Wizard World Chicago, August 22-25 Winkler, Sarandon, Cudmore, Law, Wendt, Giuntoli Also Scheduled To Appear at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center ROSEMONT, Ill., August 2019 – Jason Momoa (Aquaman, Justice League), “Gotham” stars Ben McKenzie, Morena Baccarin and Drew Powell, Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride, “Stranger Things”), […]
Industry veterans Christopher Priest (“Black Panther,” “Batman”) Carl Potts (“Venom,” “Punisher”), Stuart Sayger (“G.I. Joe.” “Xena: Warrior Princess”), Gerry Conway (“The Punisher,” “Ms. Marvel”), Kurt Lehner (“Gargoyles,” “Marvel Action Hour”), Mostafa Moussa (“Superman,” “Fantastic Four”), Jeremy Clark (“Grimm Fairy Tales,” “Day of the Dead”), Thomas Estrada (Disney, DreamWorks), Tim Lattie (“Ghostbusters,” WWE), Joe Wos (“Mazetoons”), and Joe Corroney (“Star Wars,” “Marvel’s Avengers”) are among the leading creators scheduled to populate Artist Alley at the 22nd annual Wizard […]