My 1st GeekGirlCon Wrap-Up By Missmayyoke

My 1st GeekGirlCon Wrap-Up by Missmayyoke

Hey! Melissa here recapping what was an empowering female convention for us female nerds – GEEKGIRLCON 2013!

I attended with Ash’s wife/my sister, Christina. It was her first time in Seattle and my first trip back in over ten years so we trampled around a bit and caused some mischief of our own.

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Romero’s Call Of The Dead: A Nerdsplosion!

Romero’s Call of the Dead: A Nerdsplosion!

Before you get all excited about Sunnydale’s favorite slayer returning to television, I’ll fill you in on a little secret, it’s not really happening! On the other hand, we’re getting one of the most bizarre pop-culture mash-ups I’ve ever had the pleasure of witnessing. What happens when the father of all Zombie films, George Romero, sinks his teeth into a Call of Duty expansion pack? Call of the Dead happens! And why is this so damn cool? Call of the Dead allows you to play as Buffy, Machete, Freddy Kruger, and Michael Rooker!

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Convention Memories: In The Year 2008 Everyone Thought  “twittering” Meant Masturbation.

Convention Memories: In the year 2008 everyone thought “twittering” meant masturbation.

I’m a convention nerd.  I pretty much always have been.  My first convention was at a local Holiday Inn in Fort Myers Florida.  It featured “Q” from Star Trek the Next Generation and Buck Rogers star Erin Grey.  I remember loving it, even though by today’s convention standards it was pretty awful.  I’ve also managed to make it out to my fair share of Comic Cons in San Diego.  For those that have not been, it’s the nerd version of the Hajj.  Every once in a while you’ll luck out at a convention and capture a really amazing moment.

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