Michael Cross created and currently cohosts the Okie Geek Podcast.He also hostsMorning Edition for KOSU Radio.A lifelong geek and lover of science fiction and fantasy, Michael has immersed himself in media, games, and books.He is currently working his way through all of the Legend of Drizzt novels by R.A. Salvatore.Michael acted for local theatre groups including Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park and the Jewel Box.He graduated from Oklahoma City Community College with a degree in Theatre, the American Broadcasting School, andthe University of Central Oklahoma with a major in broadcasting and a minor in journalism.
Friday, June 7, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G
History of Count Gregore
Living history, from the Count himself. Join SoonerCon's Oklahoma Speculative Fiction hall of famer and local legend John Ferguson, a.k.a. Count Gregore, for a look back at his 60-plus-year career in TV broadcasting, plus his current roles in the Senior Follies and other stage productions.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 a.m. | Location: Noble
Join Oklahoma's premier geek culture podcast, The Okie Geek podcast, for a retrospective on geek culture in Oklahoma. Host Michael Cross is joined by guests to discuss how we have gone from small groups reciting verbatim The Holy Grail, to being accepted by the masses. They will talk about the milestones and the hurdles that geek culture has gone through and how great the rise of geek fandom has been in the Sooner state. (Limit 14 participants)