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How To: Prepare and Present a Panel at a Steampunk Convention

If you've been to a convention of any sort before, you know that there are good and bad panels, and that their inherent goodness or badness often has little to do with the actual content being discussed. That's because giving a panel is a skill that not everyone has. However, it is a skill that everyone could have! In this article, I'll tell you how to give a good panel on practically any subject. Image by Shannon Cottrell

News: Arrived in Denver at the Starfest Convention!

Ford Austin here....with a special report!  I just arrived at the 2010 Starfest Convention in Denver, Colorado and I have to say it is AWESOME!  We are at the Marriott Convention Center where they are holding Dahmer Vs Gacy Night at the Convention.  We are attending a live band performance at about 8pm where the rumor is that band will be performing the Dahmer vs Gacy Original Theme song LIVE before the 10pm Dahmer vs Gacy screening. Tonight's screening kicks off the Official 1 year  DAHMER V...

News: Dahmer vs Gacy Screening at Starfest Convention in Denver!

We are so psyched and psychopathed about the upcoming screening in Denver on April 15th.  This will be the second year for me, ford austin, to appear as a special guest at the Starfest Horrorfest Convention and I can't wait!  The fans at Starfest are rabid.  Think about it....you will never go to a convention called Drama-Con or RomantiCon will you?  Noone is going to dress like your character and ask you for you autograph if you play some lonely douchebag in a Jennifer Lopez movie.  they wil...

News: Ron Paul Has Been Quietly Piling Up Delegates – For a Brokered Convention?

Two networks yesterday, CNBC and MSNBC, broadcast a little known fact – Ron Paul appears to be winning the Republican nomination for President. When the popular Texas Congressman repeatedly assured supporters that the race was about delegates, not beauty contests, he apparently knew what he was talking about. Now, after three more states locked in delegates to the GOP nominating convention – CO, MN and IA – indicators point to a brokered convention with a possible, even probable, Ron Paul vic...

PAX Prime: A Video Game Convention That's Actually Fun

There are a lot of fantastic video games out there. Indie Games Ichiban's bread and butter is making sure that you steer clear of the bad ones and embrace the good. But really, the biggest goal here is to help everyone have more fun. To that end, today a game is not recommended, but an event. If you like games—not just video games—but tabletop, board and even hopscotch, then PAX Prime is one of the best events you could possibly go to.

News: Unconventional Edit in Mann's "Public Enemies" (DP: Dante Spinotti)

I watched Michael Mann's "Public Enemies" (DP: Dante Spinotti) last night for the first time and was struck by a very unconventional, yet effective (I think), cut. In the opening sequence (video below), Dillinger is driven up to the entrance of a prison and escorted out of the car. The scene is established in a long lens medium wide shot (probably 200mm from 150' away...Note: standard 35mm dimensions, not 2/3"). After a few steps/seconds, it cuts to a wide angle lens closeup (24-2mm from with...

How To: Sew a great DIY cosplay costume

Sewing your own cosplay costume requires a massive investment of time, energy, and sewing skills. Before you get started, you should watch all of this three-part video tutorial on sewing cosplay costumes. It covers everything from buying fabric to the actual sewing and everything in between, and should have you ready for you next anime convention in no time.

How To: Spit wine properly

During a wine tasting convention you may be a little apprehensive about spitting wine out. But rest assured that there is proper ettiquette in spitting out wine. This video will demonstrate the correct way to do so.

How To: Make a professional looking zombie for cheap

This video tutorial gives a detailed way to make a very cheap zombie from a professional make-up artist. It's a benefit of all those wishing to gross out their friends on Halloween or a Star Trek convention. Not only will scaring people be fun, but going through the zombie making process will be tons of fun, also! See how to make a cheap, bloody, gory, dead, and horrific zombie. You can also use this in your independent, low-budget horror films!

How To: Play and spot opening chess moves

Chess is a strategy and logical deduction game between two players that is enjoyed by children and adults alike, from park benches to convention halls across the world. Though the game of chess has taken many variations over its long history, today's form involves black and white teams orchestrated by players and has even entered the digital age, as games and tournaments are played online and via email. Using a square board composed of grids and smaller squares, the game pits a queen's army a...

How To: Convert between customary units of measurement

In this video tutorial the author shows how to convert between customary units. He gives a chart which contain various convention tables showing the equivalents of various measurement units. He says a general rule that when converting a smaller unit to large unit we divide the numbers and when converting a larger unit to smaller unit we multiply the numbers. He takes a few examples and shows how to convert between various units like feet, yards, inches etc. This video shows how to convert bet...

How To: Eat for Free at DragonCon 2012

If you're like me, you've already spent a ton of money on your costumes, your badge, and your hotel room, and now you're looking for ways to cut costs. There are all kinds of ways to save money at DragonCon, but many of them involve violating the rules in some way, such as not buying a badge, sleeping on the floor in a hallway somewhere, etc. However, the one thing you can do that is totally not against the rules is eat for free. It requires a little self-discipline and a willingness to eat w...

How To: Draw Cthulhu

I go over one way how to draw cthulhu. Ever since the san diego comic convention I've been obsessed with the character. I start with a light framework, and go into harder details. The first step would be to lay in all the positions of the body. After i go into harder details. Take a look at my art videos , art tutorials, and how to draw videos. The ones below. Source: http://www.youtube.com/user/omegaman20/videos

How To: What Do All Those 5G Status Icons Mean on Your iPhone 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro, or 12 Pro Max?

If you upgrade to an iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, or 12 Pro Max, you can take advantage of super-fast 5G speeds, but which 5G network are you actually getting and is it better than the others? Depending on your carrier, you may see 5G, 5G+, 5G UW, or 5G E in the status bar next to the signal strength, and there's a pretty big difference between them.

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