Masquerade at WorldCon!

“A fabulous show!” – A Judge The 74th WorldCon Masquerade took place on August 19th at MidAmeriConII in Kansas City. The costume contest was one of the highlights of the weekend and was conducted according to ICG guidelines. Costumes were judged in two categories. The workmanship category is concerned only with how a costume is […]

David Bowie’s “Major Tom” Trilogy

From the 1995 album Outside, the song “Hallo Spaceboy” is a collaboration of David Bowie, Brian Eno, and the Pet Shop Boys on guest vocals. Bowie originally wrote the song in mostly-improvised sessions with his band in 1995, and intentionally wrote it with a Nine Inch Nails-like vibe. In an interview, Bowie is quoted as saying that “Hallo Spaceboy” […]

Book Review: Nefertiti’s Heart (Artifact Hunter 1) by A. W. Exley

Ever since I did my research about Egyptomania I have been dying to get my hands on some Steampunk fiction that played with this topic. When I fired up my Christmas Kindle, I found lots of great Steampunk books out there to download, but they didn’t all hold my interest. Nefertiti’s Heart was the first […]

Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade – Troupe Roja

Roja is a cutting-edge, multi-award-winning Middle Eastern dance troupe from Dayton, OH.

10 Ways to Fight the “Not at a Con” Blues

It’s convention season, and we all know those lucky friends who are busy traveling from one weekend adventure to the next while we’re stuck at home. Fortunately, there is hope. At least a little. Or, at least, there are distractions from con-jealousy.

The Day Valentino Died

Following this day in 1926, several woman actually took their lives when news was released that the most dandy of Hollywood heartthrobs had died at the young age of 31. Across the nation, women adored him, and men did not know quite how they felt about this dashing figure who seduced the screen with effeminate […]

Vendor Application – Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade

Cincinnati’s best Halloween Masquerade has arrived, and part of what will make the show so colorful will be the eclectic array of vendors . . . and we are looking for people to sell their strange and beautiful wares at the inaugural Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade.

Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade – LOVECRUSH 88

Imagine The Cult, Led Zeppelin, and BLONDIE in a knife fight . . . . . . that’s the sound of LOVECRUSH88, and we are thrilled to have them join us for the first annual Cincinnati Halloween Masquerade!

This Week in History – August 22nd to August 28th

The Pandora Society Bureau of Time Travel has collected a handful of historical events from each day of this week in the hopes of inspiring some writer to pen the next great Steampunk novel. August 22nd 1849 – The first air raid in history. Austria launches pilotless balloons against the city of Venice. 1851 – The first […]

Sunday Summary – August 21st, 2016

So what did you miss this week? This week in the highlights of “The Misadventures of The Pandora Society” we went hunting for monsters, but found zombies and then a clockwork man. We invited you all to a massive nerd party, and set our resident drag queen on the Joker! Monday, August 15th, 2016, we started the week […]

Pandoracon 2016 Session – Anime Character Creation

Anime Character Creation Presented by Max Reeves Learn the basics and more advance techniques on how to design and create an original anime character.  

Pandoracon Atrium Stage

As part of Pandoracon 2016, there will be entertainment on the Atrium stage in the general area of the hotel. This is a fantastic spot as everyone at the convention will pass through there.

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