Archive for the 'conventions' Category

5 things make a post-Convergence update post

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

  1. New Verity Episode! Episode 46: Communication Breakdown is live. 2. Work is quiet, in the sense that I’m mostly working on things like annual reports and tenure portfolio reviews, that I can poke at slowly over time well before the deadlines. We are planning Digital POWRR workshops in the fall (I will be […]

CONvergence Schedules!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

CONvergence is next weekend. WOW, how did that happen? NB: we are extroverts, and should be easy to spot, as we will typically have Caitlin in tow. Please feel free to come and say hi to us if you wish to! Here’s where you can find me: Friday, July 4 11:00am Ask a Librarian  Are […]

5 Things Make a Catch-Up Post Phoenix ComicCon Post

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

Here are 5 things that I’ve been up to and therefore not blogging about. 1. New SF Squeecast! Episode 35: Literary Influence is a Social Disease  features Sofia Samatar as our special guest! 2. A New Verity! Extra! Summer Reading List episode has come out. The comments contain additional book recommendations from our listeners! 3. We generally had a […]

The Thomases at Minicon!

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Look, it’s a schedule for Minicon (4/18-4/20, Bloomington, MN)!   Fandom or Fandoms? Friday 4:30 pm Ver 3/4 Is SF Fandom one monolithiic thing or a collection of sub-fandoms? Is there a generational difference? “My fandoms are -” Rachel Kronick (m) Elise A. Matthesen Michael Lee Michael Damian Thomas Neil Rest Hands On Research, Friday 5:30 pm Krushenko’s […]

Photos from Chicago TARDIS!

Friday, January 24th, 2014

So we finally got electronic versions of our awesome official photos with Doctor Who media guests from Chicago TARDIS. (Thank you, Chicago TARDIS photography staff). BEHOLD THEIR DOCTOR WHO GLORY.         I know this is one of those things that many people find a bit… weird. Taking photos with actors from your […]

WindyCon: The Schedule!

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

WindyCon is this coming weekend. Yikes! Here’s where to find me: Writers Workshop – Saturday 11-09-2013 – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm – ISFiC Suite An Author’s Best Friend – Saturday, 11-09-2013 – 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm – Lilac A SF Collecting – Sunday, 11-10-2013 – 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – Lilac A […]

So, How Was Your WorldCon?

Monday, September 9th, 2013

I’ve been answering this question all week. And that answer is … complicated. We traveled by car from DeKalb, IL to San Antonio, TX over 2 days, as we had to bring Caitlin with us to WorldCon, and traveling by plane with her is both expensive and challenging due to her liquid diet. It was […]

WorldCon Schedule! (The beginning, anyway)

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

This is my initial WorldCon Schedule. It is not the combined Thomas Family Schedule, and it does not include a bunch of meetings/meals/etc. with people that I’ve yet to schedule. Nor, alas, does it yet contain a live SF Squeecast recording. We’re hoping that gets added (request has been made), but we’ll see.  ETA: Squeecast […]

CONvergence approaches!

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

Because life hasn’t been busy enough… My CONvergence Schedule Thursday, July 4  10:00pm  Queers Dig Time Lords Mad Norwegian Press will be launching a new essay collection on June 4th called Queers Dig Time Lords. Both of the co-editors are here at the convention, as well as some contributors. Panelists: Sigrid Ellis, Jason Tucker, Michael […]

Coming soon to the Twin Cities (Fourth Street Fantasy & RBMS)

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

The family is headed to the Twin Cities area so that we can attend Fourth Street Fantasy Conversation and, immediately following, so that I can attend the RBMS Preconference. After both, I plan to go thud. Here is my public schedule, just as much for my own memory as for your reading pleasure: Fourth Street: […]