Every year hundreds of thousands of people head to conventions to talk tech, gaming, geek culture, even knitting! By the end, attendees walk out with swag, intel, and sometimes a rather nasty cold. Protect yourself from the infamous “con crud” and leave these gatherings scot free.
Here is a comprehensive look at almost everything from this past weekend’s Star Wars Celebration including clips of panels, cosplay and video straight from the floor. Here’s our personal point of view from inside the belly of the Sarlacc
Convention season is starting, which also means it's the less-well-known panel-pitching season. If I were coming to a city near you, what would you want me to talk about?
This past weekend was BlizzCon, when Blizzard gamers gather to celebrate all things Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo. And the cosplayers were out at the Anaheim Convention Center in full force, showing off their beautifully crafted costumes.
Orson Scott Card reveals the most difficult thing from his book to translate to the big screen. Guillermo del Toro talks possible casting for Pinocchio. Alan Ball reveals more details about Christopher Meloni's True Blood vampire modernist. Plus, the sibling dynamic we'll see in Thor 2, and Star Trek takes its first…
While compiling our list of fan campaigns that saved TV shows, we stumbled across a group of Quantum Leap fanatics known as "The Leapers." And they ruled.
One Con Glory isn't your typical romcom novel. It stars a geek culture writer who's more interested in chasing down action figures than men. But she finds love at a comic book convention — whether she likes it or not.
The long-awaited return of Star Wars Celebration has finally been annoucned. The biggest Star Wars jamboree in the history of intergalactic parties is coming to Orange County. It's so big that the Mayor posted a funny welcome video for fans.
If you're headed to Comic Con this weekend, you may worry that you won't get into the best panels, or humiliate yourself in front of a movie star. But it could be much worse, as 15 classic tales have proved.
In a couple of hours, a bunch of io9 editors will be lining up to get press passes into WonderCon, often called the year's "kickoff scifi convention" — it's the first big con of the season, and it's in lovely, rainy San Francisco. Join us this weekend as we give you all the latest breaking news on upcoming comics,…
Maybe you're heading out to annual scifi/comic book convention WonderCon in San Francisco this weekend, or maybe you're just going to be reading our coverage of it and cursing us for being lucky enough to drink shots off the stomachs of cosplayers. Either way, you might not want to wade through the entire conference…
Katee "Starbuck" Sackhoff was in Burbank for a Battlestar Galactica convention over the weekend, and her tongue was loose enough to let slip a few rumors and spoilers during some Q&A sessions. Find out if Starbuck is a Cylon, and why we'll be seeing Colonel Tigh's wife again in Season Four.
Boots are on the ground in Las Vegas for the annual PMA 2007 Convention, when purveyors of imaging devices from all over the world and their press watchdog counterparts converge on this fabulous sleazetown to show off, expose, overexpose and otherwise fondle cameras and accessories of every size and shape.
IDG's finally revealed a name for its giant consumer gaming show to replace the recently killed E3 show. The result: E For All, or E4, as it's undoubtedly going to be called. The name came from a consumer competition to name the show, and was entered by Dante Padre of California, who has a pretty bad ass name…