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    Brenda Noiseux

    Community builder, artist, convention organizer, gamer, geek writer @womenoncomics, @Sidequest_BHP. Owner, Bittenby Studios

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  • We don’t need your fangirl/fanboy hating t-shirt1

    • April 25, 2014

    Fandom can sometimes be ugly. There are those of us who are thrilled to have more people join party. And then there are those want to be gatekeepers, telling people they’re not “fan enough” to join. A certain t-shirt appeared at last week’s Wondercon and has been causing a stir on the internet. The shirt

  • News & Things0

    • April 24, 2014

    Manga fans in India Japanese manga cafes and meet-ups are fostering fans in India and inspiring their local creators to make manga. Easter eggs aren’t just for Easter For Agents of SHIELD fans, Russ Burlingame breaks down the Marvel Universe Easter eggs in this season. Whovians get hungry too A new restaurant in Chicago, the Blue

  • 2014 Hugo Award Finalists Announced

    2014 Hugo Award Finalists Announced0

    • April 23, 2014

    On Saturday, April 19, during a livestream event hosted by Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) announced the finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards. The number of nomination ballots received this year hit a new response record. Nominations were held earlier this year, and members of the 2013, 2014, and/or 2015 Worldcons

  • Smut Peddler Interview with Editor C. Spike Trotman0

    Smut Peddler 2014 met its $20,000 goal in roughly six hours. By the time I chatted with Spike on the Tuesday night after its opening week, the project had just hit $76,000 and was the most popular Kickstarter project of over 3,000 projects the weekend before. Smut Peddler’s editor, C. Spike Trotman, and I connected