Let’s Talk About God for a Minute

Let’s Talk About God for a Minute
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For me, theology has always been a fascinating aspect of Western societies’ love-hate obsession with religious themes in the entertainment industry, particularly literature. … read more

The Girl Who Waited: Karen Gillan Panel

The Girl Who Waited: Karen Gillan Panel
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Gillan’s true charm didn’t kick into full swing until the audience members began their extensive line of questioning. The hot topics for the evening were primarily centered around her role as Eliza Dooley in “Selfie,” Nebula in “Guardians of the Galaxy” and of course Amy Pond in “Doctor Who.” … read more

Ten Years of Supernatural

Ten Years of Supernatural
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Instead of listening to the panelists talk the entire time we heard a lot from the audience. Still, it was a bit boring and lecture-y, but they did bring up some very good points about the show that I absolutely love. … read more

Utah Women In Film: Diversity of Every Kind in the Film and Book Community

Utah Women In Film: Diversity of Every Kind in the...
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The panel, which aimed to discuss women and diversity, veered directly into diversity for the majority of the discussion and dabbled in gender issues. Why is there less diversity in the media and pop culture? … read more

Warming Up for Fan Xperience

Warming Up for Fan Xperience
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Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker announced his latest proclamation to declare that Jan. 29, 2015 will be henceforth known as Salt Lake Comic Con’s Day of Heroes. … read more

Peter Parker Stole My Spidey Senses: The Nerd Poetry Slam

Peter Parker Stole My Spidey Senses: The Nerd Poetry Slam
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A group piece by Ben Barker and Ryan Canter, which channeled the Calvin and Hobbes comics, combined a cultural reference to identify with and a ‘take with you’ life message—which is my preferred style of slam poetry. … read more

Anthony Michael Hall: The Original Geek and a Man of Faith

Anthony Michael Hall: The Original Geek and a Man of...
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Most of the folks who make it to these Cons seem to be decent, none so more than Anthony Michael Hall. … read more

Psychopath with a Purpose or: An Evening with Mark Pellegrino

Psychopath with a Purpose or: An Evening with Mark Pellegrino
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“I had a fan come up to me, I think, in an airport and say, ‘You were Paul in Dexter, You were such an ASSHOLE! I love you,’” said Mark Pellegrino. … read more

Doctor Who Ultimate Xperience

Doctor Who Ultimate Xperience
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The most popular event of the entire convention featured the 11th doctor Matt Smith and two of his companions—Billie Piper and Karen Gillan. … read more

She Turned Me Into A Newt! 40 Years of the Holy Grail.

She Turned Me Into A Newt! 40 Years of the...
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This panel featured more well-known X96 radio personalities such as Kerry Jackson and Bill Allred, who are both fans of the Monty Python series, as well as a few other guests from local podcasts including SLUG’s own Gavin Sheehan. … read more