After 6 years (!), I’m headed back to Phoenix Fan Fusion—finally!

I can’t believe it’s been that long — since 2016? And you can’t even blame it on the pandemic. But hello again, finally,  Phoenix Fan Fusion (formerly Comic-Con) this weekend. PFF was knocked out by COVID since 2020… and even before that, there were hiccups before that kept me away, after five straight guestings. But no longer! (PFF was the …

It’s back! “Gallifrey One” is WHO-ing again, and I’ll be Trek-ing there too

Full circle:  This weekend, at long last, is Gallifrey One here in L.A. at the LAX Marriott … …the last con I remember attending LIVE in The Before Times, live and in-person. It’s in half-scale as we creep back to normality, whatever that is… and with full COVID local protocols in place. But “it’s back” nonetheless.  (And slow to sell …

See you in San Diego this weekend? I’m actually at “Special Edition” Comic-Con

Who’s going to Comic-Con? Yes, in San Diego — and yes, a replacement con squeezed after the second consecutive COVID-cancellation… over this post-Thanksgiving weekend. in It’s an odd time — a make-up time after two years without a live con — but yes, I have a panel at the San Diego Comic-Con Special Edition over post-Thanksgiving Day weekend— I’m down …

Join us July 23: Space law from sci-fi to sci-fact— at Comic-Con @Home July 23

Hopefully this is the last summer that San Diego Comic-Con has to go all-virtual “@Home” in the COVID-19 era — but hey, I’m still thrilled to bring another thought-provoking panel into the mix. This Friday July 23 —after you enjoy the Star Trek Prodigy/Lower Decks all-animation preview peeks from Paramount+ — just stay close to your wi-fi all day for …

Catch 3 Trekland LIVE events at virtual-again Penguicon Saturday, April 24

Three— count’em three— are the ways you can catch some flavor of Trekland at the makers/scifi non-profit convention Penguicon out of greater Detroit, now in its second virtual edition and with me frozen in time once again as a Guest of Honor. The con runs Thursday through Sunday with not just panels but social events and “Makers Mart,” all online …

VGR doc, Life Support sampler, fan voices: My WonderCon @Home v-panels

This time, they’re a little more planned and a little more polished: But the COVID-cancelled 2021 edition of WonderCon — little brother to granddaddy San Diego Comic-Con— is back in virtual form March 26-27 (for starters). And Dr. Trek is proud to be moderating/co-hosting and taking part in THREE fun, thought-provoking pre-recorded virtual Trek panels with many friends and colleagues, …

Saturday, go live!: Join me among all the Vendors Haul virtual booths and panels

Whew!  Are you ready for a BREAK — I know you are! — like more free Star Trek fun this weekend? Especially the way Discovery is really piling it on with the new background and canon deep-dive ponderings? Well…. Kayleigha and Jay at tribble-happy Science Division are back with another virtual fun day tomorrow—Vendors Haul, loaded with lots of Star Trek licensed booths …

A LIVE panel and 5 days of virtual booth: we’re back at Virtual Trek Con 2 *now*

News of the not-unexpected cancellation of STLV in December, and delay until another August slot, makes this timing perfect: Just when Trek peeps are missing cons again … here comes Virtual Trek Con 2 THIS weekend, FIVE days from today/Thursday through Monday. And all FREE! (PayPal donations are accepted, however.) The first edition only last July was such a hit, …

Join us! Star Trek’s last 3 official science advisors and I on SDCC @Home July 23

And now it’s San Diego Comic-Con‘s turn to go all-virtual— during the Year of the Virus. And I’m very honored to produce and host this panel for Comic-Con @Home, from an idea I’d thought about for some time now: Three Generations of Star Trek Science Advisors. Please click in now and be ready to see the link go LIVE at …

Check out these Trek-related virtual panels at LockDownCon starting today

I was supposed to be “back home” right now in OKC/Norman for SoonerCon… the latest lost con on 2020’s hit list. Instead, I’ll be on a LIVE and FREE virtual panel this weekend, along with other Trek folks (John Billingsley, and Andre Bormanis twice) and many more, for LockDownCon — an online event that was likely about the first, before …

Join Sid, me and your first “virtual dealers’ room” Sunday June 14 at CONnected Community Con

In case you hadn’t noticed, 2020 is truly shaping up to be like no other year we’ve ever seen. Yes, we’re missing actors and writer guests, not seeing them live on stage—but now there’s at least “virtual panels.” So what about all the exhibitors that are losing out from COVID-cancelled cons this summer?   Well, here comes CONnected Community Con …

Trekland is BACK at FanX Salt Lake this weekend— and I can’t wait to plunge in!

After my fun detour last year post-Labor Day,  I’m looking forward to spreading some Treklandia again among the great Trek folks in Utah and Idaho at FanX Salt Lake this weekend (formerly SLCC), back in the great Salt Palace and environs downtown. Just remember: It’s the con that runs Thursday through Saturday. More details coming, including my big booth location …

Yes! Can’t wait to finally hit NYC Trekdom as a guest at Big Apple Comic Con

Just can’t tell you how excited I am to finally visit Manhattan and all our Trek peeps there March 9-10—as a guest of Big Apple Comic-Con at Penn Plaza Pavillion, repping all things Trekland! And hey — there’s still a whole range of ticket types available: click here. It is a broad-brush comic-con, of course, but this clambake has authors …

Thank you, UK: I’m joining the gang at Destination Star Trek — Birmingham

  At LAST I can talk about it!  (See schedule UPDATE below) As announced by Showmasters/DST,  I will indeed be back across the pond with all our UK Treklanders for Destination Star Trek— and my first time in Birmingham! MY SCHEDULE IN BRIEF: THURSDAY — 9-11 pm, Hilton Metropole Bar:  DST version of The Landing Party , hosting this team …

Goin’ home: The Trekland train is pullin’ into OKC’s SoonerCon station June 22-24

If it’s June, as I have been lucky enough to be honored, it must be time for my annual trek back  “home-home” to OKC and the ever-growin’ SoonerCon 27, con of my birth and site of my hosting-guesting roots.  (Including my emcee of the 3rd annual  “SoonerCon@Midnight: Worst Book Ever” author-audience spectacle!) Plus: this year, a good ol’ Portal 47 …

Off to WonderCon: On the hunt for Discovery-First Fans—and a P47 brief-up!

I’ve been talking here and there around the Interwebs lately of my big mission this year: To find and talk with new fans who came to the Trek family via Discovery only—Discovery First Fans! —without bridging over or carrying baggage from any prior Trek.* And my first chance is Anaheim’s WonderCon, the “little brother” to sprawling San Diego Comic-Con. —At …