This weekend, Halloween weekend, our favorite weekend! We’ll be at our second Stan Lee’s Comikaze! We’ll be doing panels and we also have a table on the floor (#K06) so come by and say hello to our founders Audrey Kearns and Claudia Dolph.
We’ll be next door to our besties, Legion Of Leia, and also have GGA contributors and friends on hand at our table such as Stephanie Kisinger, Motherhood In Hollywood’s Heather Brooker, Melissa McQueen and Pat Kilbane of The Dorks Of Yore. Kaj Eriksen from AMC’s Hell On Wheels, See No Evil 2, Star Trek: Enterprise and The 4400 will be on site signing away!
Come by and get a FREE button plus we have brand new T-shirts for sale for $15 and hugs (from Audrey. Only Audrey. Seriously).
Here’s our panel schedule:
Friday, October 30
Geek Girl Authority Presents: When Comedy And Geekdom Collide!
Geek Girl Authority Presents: When Comedy and Geekdom Collide: Ghostbusters, Young Frankenstein, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Spaceballs, Galaxy Quest, Douglas Adams, Kurt Vonnegut… There’s a special place in Science Fiction and Fantasy for comedy. Both worlds make for a perfect pairing like wine and cheese, peanut butter and jelly or binge-watching Star Trek with Cheetos and ice cream. Join professional comedy writers, actors, stand-up comedians, improvisors and all around nerds as they discuss their hard-core fandom and how they use their geekiness to make laughs.
Panelists include: Hal Lublin, Jackie Kashian, Joseph Scrimshaw, Claudia Dolph, Brock Wilbur, Pat Kilbane, Melissa McQueen, Heather Brooker, Bonnie Gordon and Xander Jeanneret. Moderated by Audrey Kearns.
Saturday October 31
Legion Of Leia Presents: Feminism: The New F-Word In Geek Culture
Legion of Leia founder and editor-in-chief Jenna Busch leads a discussion about feminism in geek culture and how it’s changed over the past few years. We’ll discuss online harassment, female characters in film, TV and comics and the backlash fangirls often face. We welcome lots of audience participation and opinions, so feel free to chime in! Panelists include Deric A. Hughes (), Audrey Kearns (Geek Girl Authority, 5 Truths and a Lie), Claudia Dolph (Geek Girl Authority), Dorina Arellano (Legion of Leia), Jeffrey Henderson (storyboard artist, Spider-Man 3, voiceover artist), Patrick Lee (editor Blastr, KCRW), Dr. Janina Scarlet (author, Superhero Therapy, Star Wars Psychology, Game of Thrones Psychology), John Marcotte (founder Heroic Girls), Alan Kistler (author Doctor Who: A History)
Sunday, November 1
Geek Girl Authority Presents: Delicious Villains: Making Evil Look Good!
Geek Girl Authority presents: Loki, Cersei, Lex Luthor, Missy, Number Six, Hannibal, Magneto, Harley Quinn, Khan… There are villains that make us hate them with such voracious ferocity that we cannot wait until the moment they get their comeuppance! THEN, there are villains that make us hate them with such voracious ferocity that we cannot wait for more! Join us for a lively and fun discussion about the villains we love to hate and hate to love!
And finally, here’s our fearless leader, editor-in-chief Audrey Kearns’ schedule: