Former SoonerCon Master of Ceremonies Peter Pixie has been seen from coast to coast and nationwide over the last two decades. He’s excited to be back here in the Midwest where it all started!
Friday, June 7, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner A
Cultural nuances make upStar Trek’s memorable world building. Races within and outside of the Federation discover each other, work, and learn together. But Trekisn’t without its bad blood, warring factions, and competing interests. Alliances are made by an unwavering appreciation for each species’ differences that elevates the idea of common good across the universe. Is this the great legacy of Rodenberry’s genius?
Panelists: Sissy Space, Dara Fogel, Ph.D., Chaz Kemp, Larry Nemecek, Peter Pixie
Tracks: Fandoms, Film & TV, Culture & World Affairs
Friday, June 7, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G
Voldemort; Saruman; Lex Luthor -- explain the charm of bad guys who absolutely revel in their villainy.
Panelists: David "Oak" Rice, J.H. Fleming, James Hollaman, Catherine Cooke Montrose, Peter Pixie
Friday, June 7, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B
Artists insert genre elements or monsters into reclaimed paintings and prints. Final works are up for sale in the Charity Sale and Auction. (Paintings provided.)
Panelists: Peter Pixie, Tim Chessmore, Angela Lowry, Rachael Mayo, Ann Shelby, Allison Stein
Tags: Art Demo
Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 a.m. | Location: Boomer A
“Infinite diversity in infinite combinations.” “I grok in fullness.” “Fear is the mind-killer.” “After all this time? Always.” “What’s the point in two hearts if you can’t be a bit forgiving now and then?” “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” How do these and other inspirations from sf illuminate our reality?
Panelists: Peter Pixie, Dara Fogel, Ph.D., Carolyn Kay, Marguerite Reed, The Dream, Scott Zrubek
Tracks: Culture & World Affairs, Pop Culture & Entertainment, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner A
Panelists spin the wheel for wacky plotline components and actor combinations, and create an original (and crap-tastic) Saturday Night SyFy™ feature!
Panelists: Peter Pixie, Mike Kloepfer, Wm. Mark Simmons, Allison Stein, Karen Thrower, Brian Trent, Craig Wolf
Tracks: Fandoms, Gaming, Film & TV
Tags: Art Demo