From a vast and distant galaxy

Welcome back Space Cadets! The 1970s was a banner decade for sci-fi . . . a golden age if you will.  But with every ripe, juicy bushel of crackin’ good sci-fi you harvest, a few rotten apples sneak in. This week’s feature is one of those “so bad it’s good” features that the Cleavers still show […]

SEE a Universe on the rocks TREMBLE

Welcome back Space Cadets! This week we’re looking back fondly to the year 1984! We just reached the exit of the monstrous Star Wars franchise and sci-fi was on it’s way out the door for a while . . . but not before a few choice rarebits snuck in! Let’s take a look at Robert […]

Rebels, Outlaws, & Mercenaries.

Well welcome back space cadets! Butch R. Cleaver here, from Cincinnati’s premiere psychotronic cinema show, Meet Cleaver Theatre! It’s time for another exciting cinematic adventure here at Pandoracon! This week it’s the Seven Samurai meet The Magnificent Seven . . . IN SPACE!!!!  It’s the 1980 sci-fi treat: “Battle Beyond the Stars”!  Make sure to stick around […]

A “Primer” on Miniature Painting – Part 1

Pandoracon will be a place for many kinds of geek related activities, and one of those activities will of course be tabletop gaming. Tabletop gaming often includes the use of miniatures to represent your role playing character. Often times the entire game is based on the use of miniatures. Games such as BattleTech, Warhammer or […]

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. […]

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 […]

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