Women of Awesomeness: Pandora

The myth of Pandora’s Box is one of the more well known ones. For those of you who might not be as familiar with it I’ll give you a brief summary. In Greek mythology Pandora is the very first woman placed on the Earth by the gods; she is given a box by the gods […]

Warp Factor 9! Engage!

In the series Star Trek, the ships of the Federation, and their many friends and foes, are able to traverse great interstellar distances at speeds many ”factors” beyond the speed of light. In the original Star Trek Tech Manual there is a bizarre method of calculating these speeds that actually takes the speed of galactic […]

Doctor Who – The Master (Part 3 : A New Body, At Last)

  Today we present to you the third installment (Part One and Part Two proceeded) of our analysis of Doctor Who’s arch-nemesis, The Master. Having taken over the body of Tremas (wait… that’s an anagram for something, innit?), the Master has been given a renewed life dedicated to destruction, chaos, and humiliating the Doctor. Gone […]

Happy Meal the Motion Picture

Let me tell you why Star Trek and McDonalds are inseparably linked in my mind. It was December 1979, my father was going to take my brother and I to see a movie. We had never heard about Star Trek until he told us about the movie, but when we saw commercials on TV we […]

Urban Fantasy 101

Urban fantasy really seemed to blossom around the early 80’s. Authors like Emma Bull and Mercedes Lackey wrote stories about people who appeared fairly mundane being thrust into fantastical situations. Emma Bull’s War for the Oaks (1987) was about a rock musician pulled into the middle of a Faerie war. Mercedes Lackey introduced several books during […]

Cardboard Tube Fighting!

Sunday, September 30, 2012 . . . noon, that’s when the battle begins! Day three of Pandoracon will witness the epic “Cardboard Tube Battles” in the parking lot of the hotel as the four Houses of Pandora clash for honour and glory. Through out the weekend there will be workshops and craft rooms for the […]

Media Guest: Jason Carter

Babylon 5 Ranger Marcus Cole, also known as British actor Jason Carter, will join the Pandoracon festivities this September. Born in London and raised in Gainsborough, a small market-town in Lincolnshire, Jason was advised to pursue a career in rubber technology. He opted instead for three years at L.A.M.D.A. (London Academy of Music and Dramatic […]

Pandoracon Panels

It’s so exciting to see Pandoracon evolving into what will be one of the best geek-fests that Cincinnati has seen in a long time. Many people have already contacted Pandoracon to find out how they can be involved either as performers, exhibitors, artists, or panelists. We are pleased to say that starting on May the […]

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