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Carly’s CTCon Highlights

Didn’t get a chance to go to Connecticon this past weekend and want to know what you missed? Or were you there and just want to know what I think? I’ll tell you about my favorite costumes, panels, and shows, close encounters with special guests, activities to do in between events, and more. I even got to ask Sean Astin (actor of Sam Gamgee and voice of Raphael in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja turtles) about feminism in TMNT! Read on if you want to know what he said… Continue reading Carly’s CTCon Highlights

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Books I’ve Read Because of My Father

Father’s day is on Sunday, and you know how I like to conveniently remind you of holidays by writing posts about them a few days in advance. And, since I wrote about books I read because of my mother last month, it’s only fair that my father should get the same honor for his special day. Looking over this list, I realize that my father is largely responsible for my introduction to science fiction and fantasy. Sci-fi/fantasy then served as a springboard into all the various fandoms I got into later in life. So thank you, Daddy, for setting the foundation for the geek I am today. Continue reading Books I’ve Read Because of My Father