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Saturday, July 16 • 11:00pm - 11:50pm
Holy Golden Anniversary, Batman! (AP)

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2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Batman TV series, a campy show that’s indelibly imprinted on many producers of pop culture today. Some critics (including NPR’s Glen Weldon) suggest all modern Batman interpretations (in the comics and on the screen) are still reacting to this show, but its influence clearly goes beyond just the Batman mythos. We’ll talk about the first great superhero TV show, including everything we loved about it, and all the things that make us cringe.

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Tally Johnson

Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Spartanburg Methodist College and Wofford College with degrees in history. He is the author of Ghosts of the South Carolina Upcountry, Ghosts of the South Carolina Midlands, Ghosts of the Pee Dee (all for The History Press) and he also has a story in An... Read More →

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Alexandra Christian

Literary Guest, Writing
Alexandra Christian is an author of mostly romance with a speculative slant. Her love of Stephen King and sweet tea has flavored her fiction with a Southern Gothic sensibility that reeks of Spanish moss and deep-fried eccentricity. Her guiding principle as a romance novelist has always... Read More →
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Chris Shrewsbury

Fan Guest, Geek Life
Chris has volunteered, paneled, guested, staffed, and been committee at literally dozens of cons along the east coast for 30+ years.He’s a nationally certified sign language interpreter, working in entertainment, education, medical, and government settings. Following Navy service... Read More →

Saturday July 16, 2016 11:00pm - 11:50pm EDT
Suite 215

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