Saving Lt. Sulu (and making bank) on 3312 2008

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A few years ago, the Movieland Wax Museum in Buena Park, California closed its doors for good. The museum’s contents were auctioned off, putting the wax crew of Star Trek Enterprise in serious danger of being dispersed to the highest bidders.

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.