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Friday, July 15 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
I Wouldn't Run Unless Zombies Were Chasing Me (ET)

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People who can’t get into exercise for its own sake have more alternatives than ever. Wii fit, DDR and other fitness games have helped. There are events like “Run for your Life”, a 5k race where “zombies” chase “survivors” overland and through obstacles. There are all kinds of classes from dance to circus acrobatics, some of them cheap or even free. Come learn about the wide world of alternative exercise experiences.

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JT "The Enginerd"

JT “The Enginerd” is an all-purpose geek.  She obtained her Masters of Science in Engineering Mechanics with a focus in biomechanics from Virginia Tech in 2013.  Her research focused on animal locomotion and included the analysis of beetle respiration and helping construct a platform to measure the force produced during an insects jump.  She also hopes to obtain a Masters of Education in Instruction and Curriculum in... Read More →

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Steven Barnes

Writer Guest of Honor
Steven Barnes has published almost thirty novels and over three million words of science fiction and fantasy. He’s been nominated for Hugo, Nebula, and Cable Ace awards. While his television work includes Twilight Zone, Stargate SG1 and Andromeda, his “A Stitch In Time” episode of The Outer Limits won the Emmy Award, and his alternate history novel LION’S BLOOD won the 2003 Endeavor. His GREAT SKY WOMAN and SHADOW... Read More →
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Ken Krahl

Genius, billionaire, playboy philanthropist of the group, Ken is a polysyllabic proponent of the Oxford comma. He founded a geeky website/event community with his friends back in 2011, because geeks do awesome things when we’re all different together. He can sometimes be found directing a convention in Asheville and other Multiverse endeavors. | | Ken is a member of the podcasting group Figures Sold... Read More →
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Alex Matsuo

Founder & Director, Association of Paranormal Study
Alex Matsuo is an actor, dramaturg, playwright by day, and a podcaster, paranormal researcher and author by night. Alex currently hosts the radio show "The Wicked Domain" on LiveParanormal.com and has previously hosted the radio shows "ParaNation" and "Paranormal Insider Radio." She also runs a podcast for the North Carolina theatre community called, "Triangle On Stage." She is the founder of the Association of Paranormal Study... Read More →
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JR Ralls

JR Ralls is the writer and executive producer of Dark Dungeons (www.darkdungeonsthemovie.com ). JR says “making that film was one of the greatest experiences of my life. I funded it through Kickstarter and worked very hard to make sure all my backers got their rewards. As far as I can tell, each of them was satisfied with the movie I produced for them and I hope to get the opportunity to make another film.”  He has also sold... Read More →


Friday July 15, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Victorian A

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