Nellie Bly (the pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane) is perhaps better known for her 1887 exposé Ten Days in a Mad-House when the journalist feigned insanity to be admitted to Women’s Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell’s Island. While there Bly witnessed the ill treatment of inmates being fed gruel broth, rotten meat, barely baked bread, […]
Yesterday, brave volunteers from the four Houses of Pandoracon faced a legion of hungry ghosts as they fought to collect points. Live action Pacman drew players of all ages to tread the maze in the Blue Ash room. Each House began with three lives. Their goal? Collect every point in the maze, regardless of the […]
As darkness settled over the Blue Ash Crowne Plaza, Nathan Shrider stood in a darkened room before a host of both seasoned and novice monster hunters. They came to learn about the monsters under the bed, the creatures in the woods, and the horrors stalking the bright lights of civilization. And they were not disappointed. […]
Pandoracon returned this weekend with dramatic, 80’s flavored style. Guests decked in lights and leather gathered in the Blue Ash room for announcements and an introduction to the four Queens and King of the corporate Houses of Pandoracon. Under the monarachs’ scrutiny, Aloysius Fox presented the rules of the games, the basics of the House […]
THIS is the future . . . the whole Pandoracon schedule is available online, but some kool kats like the feel of a piece of paper in their hands, and for you trippie kids we present to you the Printable Pandoracon 2016 Schedule! For those of you with a taste for QR codes, weekend badges come […]
At the end of last month, just before Halloween, Peter Jackson announced his next project. Even after the middling success of The Hobbit, he has not abandoned his love of literary adaptations, and we’re soon to see another world only see in imagination fill the big screen. In a video shared to Facebook followers, Jackson […]
In the 2001 motion picture From Hell actress Heather Graham portrays Mary Jane Kelly, who was also known as Marie Jeanette Kelly, “Black Mary,” “Fair Emma,” and “Ginger.” Kelly is regarded as being the fifth and final victim of Jack the Ripper after having being murdered on November 9th, 1888. Kelly was about 25 years old, and living […]
Fungus of Terror! What is that?! Or rather . . . who is that? Fungus of Terror is a sci-fi electro pop band, and they shall be performing at Pandoracon at 7PM on Saturday, November 12th, 2016!