The Asylum – John Harwood, a Review

I've had The Asylum, by John Harwood, on my bookshelf for quite a while, and I finally decided I was going to read it. My first mistake was waiting so long to read it. I could barely make it 30 pages in to this book before the banality and roteness of it wore me down … Continue reading The Asylum – John Harwood, a Review

Con Culture through the lens of Salt City Steamfest 2016

So, yesterday (Saturday) I went to Salt City Steamfest (obviously, a steampunk convention) in West Valley City. A modest venue, with a dozen or two venders, artists, and authors; four panel areas; a stage for music and larger panel discussions; and even an outdoor nerf battle area.   There were some cosplayers, of course, including a … Continue reading Con Culture through the lens of Salt City Steamfest 2016

Salt City Steamfest ticket giveaway!

Okay everyone! I mentioned before that I have been given the opportunity to give away TEN Friday passes for the upcoming Salt City Steamfest, August 12-14 at the beautiful Utah Cultural Celebration Center (doesn't that just roll off the tongue?) in West Valley City, UT. And, yes, you read those dates correctly. This thing is … Continue reading Salt City Steamfest ticket giveaway!