I’m a Big Filker! on 3313 2008

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I made a major self-discovery while attending the 64th Annual World Science Fiction Convention: I’m a big filker! At least in spirit I’m a big filker. There is some question whether one may be considered a filker without actually filking with other filkers. Which I never got around to doing at the WorldCon.

Pink Monkeys Create Parallel Magic Kingdom in Shadow of Space Mountain on 3313 2008

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Something like twelve gazillion souls travel to Anaheim, Calif., every year to enter a world of wonder and walk among people clad in furry costumes and pirate regalia. That I was doing the same would have been unremarkable—had I been at Disneyland.

Space Grrl on 3312 2008

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Espying a shapely Trekkie in a mini uniform as she took in the attractions at the WorldCon, I began discretely shooting some video of her (read: from behind) when a nearby voice said “And she’s a rocket scientist.”

Earth 2 Sci-Fi Fandom on 3312 2008

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Having missed that year’s mother of all Cons — San Diego’s annual Comic-Con International — I wound up attending the much older and DIY-ier World Science Fiction Convention (held in Anaheim that year)…along with the largest group of social misfits I’d ever seen under one convention hall roof.