Calamity’s Creative Mixology

Let me start out by saying that I am not real expert in the art of mixology. I kind of stumbled into the title; one might even say I drunkenly staggered into it. That being said, I have done a fair bit of research on the subject, and I’ve conducted numerous experiments in the field. […]

Rolling with CincyCon 2012

This weekend Cincinnati saw the third annual CincyCon gaming tournament. Hundreds of gamers from the Cincinnati area converged upon the Atrium Hotel in Springdale (the same site as next month’s Steampunk Empire Symposium) to gather around a sea of table tops adorned with boards, scenes, finely painted miniatures and of course tons of dice. The […]

Tricorder Talk

Did you know that the late great Gene Roddenberry specifically put language into the Star Trek franchise contracts that gives permission to anyone that invents technology that is featured in Star Trek to use the names from the Trek shows and movies. Example: Say you invent a device that can record real time magnetic disturbances. […]

Room Parties 201: Themes!

Ok, so when last we met I gave you the basic tools you need to throw a good room party. Now let’s talk about things you can do to make that good party into a great party! A good room party people will chat about the next day, but a great room party is one […]

Where No Doctor Has Gone Before

Hello again, Who fans. Now that Gally is over and down, it would be safe to assume that all the news that was fit to share is over and done with. But you’d be wrong. There’s actually some pretty tasty tidbits coming your way courtesy of the Greatest Show in the Galaxy. So let’s tuck […]

The Dorkside of Cincinnati

“If you only knew the power of the Dorkside!” Like some Sith corrupted Jedi, the folks at Pandoracon are on a mission to increase the geek quota of Cincinnati, Ohio and the surrounding area. Last week saw the Cincinnati Geek Club move its monthly meetings to Wednesdays, and Friday was the Voodoo Carnival Mardi Gras […]

Of Prose and Cons

Please allow me to introduce myself. Now, I am not a man of wealth and fame, I am Brian. However, you may know me in the Steampunk Universe as the Rev. Gonz O’Lager and as a correspondent with the Radio Rassilon podcast. I am an actual reverend and I am here to evangelize about a […]

Geek-out Wednesday!

This month the Cincinnati Geek Club makes the bold move of holding its meeting on a Wednesday rather than the usual Friday. It was agreed that while Friday was a nice night to hang out, it was occasionally awkward when some con somewhere always seem to be in conflict. Of course that didn’t stop hoards of […]

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