Monthly Archives: May 2014

BOOKCON: May 31, 2014 – The SoulGeek Con Blog

May 31, 2014
Javits Center, NYC
New York City, NY

“Taking place in New York City—the publishing and cultural capital of the world—BookCon is the event where storytelling and pop culture collide. Consumers and brands will experience the origin of the story in all its forms by interacting with the authors, publishers, celebrities and creators of content that influence everything we read, hear and see. BookCon is an immersive experience that features interactive, forward thinking content including Q+A’s with the hottest talent, autographing sessions, storytelling podcasts, special screenings, literary quiz shows and so much more. BookCon is the ultimate celebration of books, where your favorite stories come to life.

Special guests include actress and comedian Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation, SNL)Brandon Stanton (Humans of New York), creator of Tumblr David KarpJohn Green (The Fault in Our Stars), Veronica Roth (the Divergent series), and Grumpy Cat.

INDY POPCON: May 30 – June 1, 2014 – The SoulGeek Con Blog

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Indy PopCon
May 30 – June 1, 2014
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN

“Indy PopCon is coming to Indianapolis and bringing you over 300,000 square feet of comics, cosplay, video gaming, internet culture, entertainment, and more! Stay tuned…. we’re just getting started!”

Stop by to see panels on all things geeky, meet “Extreme Cosplayer” Thomas DePetrillo cosplaying as Bumblebee, pick up some free head sketches by Marvel and DC comic artists, and support the local community by donating to the Gleaners Food Drive. Donating gives you chances to collect all 12 PopCon exclusive wrist bands. Snag all twelve and you’ll be eligible for prizes!

Guests include Ron Glass (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Firefly, Serenity), Sylvester McCoy (Doctor Who, The Hobbit), Kandyse McClure (Battlestar Galactica, Hemlock Grove), Nicholas Brendan (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Criminal Minds), Keahu Kahuanui (Teen Wolf, Hawaii Five-0), and many more!