Continuing my World Con 76 show floor and Masquerade experience, I was very happy to attend a number of interesting panels over the weekend at World Con. I've made a short summary of each panel that most interested me. Check it out below: Historical Swordfighting and Weapons Demo Demo presented by Tony Barajas, Lincoln Peters,... Continue Reading →
World Con 76 Masquerade #WorldCon76 #SciFi #Fantasy #Cosplay #Conventions @worldcon2018
World Con 76 went by like a flash! No World Con would be complete though without it's Masquerade, where World Con participants come up on stage and share/show costumes/cosplay of their own. BTW, my ALL time favorite was the Shard Plate Cosplay from the Storm Light Archive (included in the featured image above). I was... Continue Reading →
World Con 76 Show Floor Attractions #WorldCon76 #SciFi #Fantasy #Conventions
I was so excited to cover World Con this year! If you're not aware World Con is annual international gathering of science fiction and fantasy fans held in a different city around the world. At this time, we're celebrating World Con 76! Also, World Con was highly recommended by game of thrones creator George R.... Continue Reading →
George R. R. Martin and John Picacio LIVE in Redwood City, CA! #GAMEOFTHRONES #LIVETALKS #BAYAREA
The feeling in the theatre was electrifying. We were all excited. If you are a Game of Thrones fan, this was the moment you were waiting for. But wait, let's rewind a bit. A few weeks ago I got word of George R. R. Martin, author of Game of Thrones (GOT), was coming to the Bay... Continue Reading →
Planet Skkaw is covering to World Con 76! #WorldCon76 #SciFi #Fantasy #Conventions
So sharing some great news! World Con, the annual international gathering of science fiction and fantasy fans, writers and artists, accepted the Planet Skkaw's Press pass application. This is a milestone since this is the Planet Skkaw's first Press Pass! I'm so grateful to the World Con staff for accepting the application. I'm so excited to... Continue Reading →
The San Jose Renaissance Faire 2018, Jousting fun!
On Sunday I met a couple of my buddies and we went the San Jose Renaissance Faire! This was a bit more engaging part of my weekend as they had live jousting and lots of shops and and mini-shows. It was an excellent way to spend a Sunday afternoon: watching live jousting with some friends! Although,... Continue Reading →
Weekend visit to the California Academy of Sciences and Golden Gate Park #Travel #Photography
I spent my Saturday at the Academy of Sciences and at Golden Gate Park. It's a beautiful museum with lots of exhibits, including large aquariums and some reptiles. Also, after the museum closed I took a stroll around Golden Gate Park. There was/is so much to see. Here's a look at some of my favorites... Continue Reading →
Andy Weir Talks Live in Palo Alto!
It's not often that you get the opportunity to see your favorite author and/or artist in person. But the San Francisco Bay Area is an exception. There are so many activities, artists visiting and events going on! So, when I saw the Commonwealth Club was going to hold a live event with Andy Weir I... Continue Reading →