LosCon 37 Schedule

Hey kids!

Here are the panels I’ll be on over Thanksgiving weekend at LosCon 37.

7:30 p.m. – Philadelphia

Horror Tropes as Social Commentary
Godzilla was about the horrors of the atom bomb. Zombie movies have commented on robotic consumerism. Vampirism has been used as a metaphor for AIDS. Let’s take a look at the messages that writers and directors have slipped in between the chills and gore.

Cody Goodfellow
Stephen Blackmoore
Allison Lonsdale
Tadao Tomomatsu
Maria Alexander

1:00 p.m. – New Orleans

Writing Formidable Women
Making sure they’re formidable. Making sure they’re women.

Leslie Anne Moore (m)
Denise Dumars
Shauna Roberts
Laurie Tom
Maria Alexander

2:30 p.m. – Marquis 3

Steampunk: Fish or Fowl?
Is it fantasy? Is it SF? Is it an approach to design? Whatever the case, steampunk has been getting lots of attention lately. Writers and readers explain what it means for them.

Allison Hershey
Phil Foglio,
Colleen Crosby
Kate Morgenstern
Maria Alexander

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