• Days of Geek,  Podcast

    DoG Ep 15: Nichelle Nichols at Fan Expo 2013

    by 00:00 Episode ID Days of Geek, Episode 15: From Fan Expo 2013, the incredible Nichelle Nichols.   00:06 Music Split In Synapse courtesy of Kevin McCleod at incompetch.com.   00:15 Intro A quick intro for the Nichelle Nichols Q&A, noting how awesome she is and the work she’s done for NASA outside of Star Trek.   01:19 The Q&A Nichelle Nichols speaking to the fans.   35:10 News A nice, vague explanation of why this episode was probably late releasing.   35:38 Classics of Geek Cinema Five genre movie recommendations from 1981. 35:51 Clash of the Titans 36:50 Condorman 38:13 History of the World, Part 1 39:34 Modern Problems…

  • Conventions

    After Action Report: Fan Expo, Day 2

    by Friday is the first big day of Fan Expo. The crowds have come and it gets worse the later in the day it is. The con floor is pretty huge at Fan Expo. If you spent two minutes at every booth, you might be able to see them all in one day, but not after you add travel time in and only if you ignore Artists’ Alley, which is absolutely impossible to do. And there’s a little more in the hallway just outside the giant area enclosing the con floor. Which is where we found half the cast of Sailor Moon signing autographs. Sailors Moon, Mars, and Jupiter, plus…