These Year in Reviews are not, what I call, official “reviews”. Like last year, they will be a series of musings, learned lessons and stories of what I experienced through out the year. Of course, reviews are featured but they are blended in with everything. The theme of FIRSTS sum up the beginning, middle and end of my year, as you will see. Enjoy my year of 2016 in the Michigan Geek Scene.
Spring is the season where new life blossoms into the year. Con season really picks up. Warm weather kicks in and everyone is happy to be rid of the cold weather. How did the months of March through early May go? Let’s find out.
Continue reading 2016 Year in Review Spring Part 1
Here are some photos of my journey through 2016. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from Washi Con, AlmaCon, Con Ja Nai, Fantasticon, Shuto Con, Macomb-A-Con and the Midwest Media Expo. Enjoy.
Continue reading MIGeekScene 2016 Retrospective Part 1
Sugar & the Brain, Internet Trolls and Discovering the Earth’s Core.
Nerd Nite is a monthly event held in more than 50 cities across the globe during which several folks give 18-21-minute fun-yet-informative presentations across all disciplines – while the audience drinks along. And there are often bands, acrobats, trivia, and other shenanigans as well. Imagine learning about everything from math feuds or the science of the Simpsons, to the genealogy of Godzilla or debunking beer myths. Fun, right? As nerds and non-nerds like to say, “Nerd Nite Is Like the Discovery Channel™…with Beer!”
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Travis McIntire, of Source Point Press, talks about the independent comic publishing company. We also name drop titles, artists and writers in this fun interview.