MarsCon 2014

Inside the Sci-Fi Convention -- MarsCon 2014

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The science fiction and fantasy scene is alive and well in the Twin Cities and its environs. While speculative fiction groups have thrived in the area for decades, the main social events of the year are the local conventions. Television shows sometimes vilify these as places where strangely costumed geeks attempt awkward social interactions, but the reality is that these events draw people from various backgrounds, different genres of “geek,” and different social ability levels. MarsCon held its sixteenth annual convention this past March and celebrated “Time is the Key” as its theme. While some conventions have...