The Internet vs. Dead Tree Publishing:
Arts/industry panel. Stream-lining your subconscious into your artistic creations (visual, literary, musical), and the means for accomplishing this. Moderated by Lee Ballentine. Includes Jeffrey A. Stadt, Nick Mamatas, Loren Rhoads, Claudius Reich, and Gregory R. Hyde. Time: Thursday, 7pm.
More Tales of the Busted:
Societal panel. Close calls, false arrests, and friendly encounters with our neighborhood peace officers. Moderated by Todd Oliver. Includes Gomez, R. N. Taylor, Gene Santagada, and Bill Llewellin. Time: Thursday, 8pm.
Limning the Hall of Ancestors:
Discussion group. A discussion of one's adoptive forebears—artistic, political, spiritual, philosophical, etc. Who told you stories about who you were and/or could become? At least one intensely embarrassing or unexpected offering requested per participant. Bring caffeine. Hosted by Claudius Reich. Time: Friday, 11am.
Paranoia panel. Will chip bugs give us a vacation next year, or will we be forced to wait until the world ends a year later? Hosted by Gordon Klock and Bruce Young. Moderated by Brian Hodge. Includes Michael S. Smith, Claudius Reich, Jasmine Sailing, and Chris Yardley. Time: Friday, 1pm.
Editing the Anthology:
Arts/industry panel. Anthology editors discuss the pros and cons, problems and rewards, pitfalls and tears of putting together an anthology. Moderated by Edward Bryant. Includes Larry McCaffery, Michael Hemmingson, Jeffrey A. Stadt, and Loren Rhoads. Time: Friday, 2pm.
In the Dreaming:
Societal panel. Dreams, night terrors, astral visions, sleeping surrealisms, emotional processings, and techniques for recalling these images of your subconscious. Moderated by Jeffrey A. Stadt. Includes Brian Hodge, R. N. Taylor, Darlene Sexauer, and Gregory R. Hyde. Time: Friday, 3pm.
Arts/industry panel. The stranger and less traditional sides of smut fiction (whether in literature or film). Video snippets will be included with the discussion. Moderated by Larry McCaffery. Includes Gene Santagada, Jasmine Sailing, Michael Hemmingson, Jeffrey A. Stadt, and Sarah Moss. Time: Friday, 5:30pm.
The Psychologies of S/M:
Societal panel. Personality reversal (domineering subs), sexual trauma submissiveness, endorphin addiction, etc. Moderated by Gene Santagada. Includes Gomez, Jasmine Sailing, Sarah Moss, and Judy Saxe. Time: Friday, 9pm.
Late Night Fun With Art Bell:
Paranoia panel. Paranoia, conspiracy, and disinformation on the airwaves. In our homes. In our minds. Moderated by Michael S. Smith. Includes R. N. Taylor, Michael Hemmingson, Gene Santagada, and Chris Yardley. Time: Friday, 11pm.
Guilty Pleasures in Public Media:
Discussion Group. Admit to your favourite secret joys—whether they be soap operas, Saturday morning cartoons, mass market self-help books, or any other number of other things which you might normally be too embarrassed to admit to. Hosted by Loren Rhoads. Time: Saturday, 11am.
Sodomites: The Chosen or the Condemned?:
Societal panel. A rational discussion about Gnosticism. The title is a reference to "The Paraphrase of Shem" in which it is written that Sodom was destroyed by the false (Christian/Judaic) God, because they alone held the truth of the true Creator God. Moderated by Jeffrey A. Stadt. Includes Michael S. Smith, Claudius Reich, Bruce Young, and Darlene Sexauer. Time: Saturday, noon.
Societal panel. Most of the big events in this century, where we have seen people hitting the streets, actually haven't been created by anarchist groups or socialist parties, but simply happened as a response to stressful social and economic conditions. Example: South Korea, 1980. Moderated by Nick Mamatas. Includes Lee Ballentine, Bruce Young, Blake Thompson, and Gordon Klock. Time: Saturday, 1pm.
Arts/industry panel. "Borrowing" words, images, and sounds; lifting passages; recreating the thoughts and visions of others to portray your own. Moderated by T. Motley. Includes Larry McCaffery, Rene Farkass, Gordon Klock, Steve James, and Little Fyodor. Time: Saturday, 2pm.
The Artist and the Subconscious Mind
Arts/industry panel. Stream-lining your subconscious into your artistic creations (visual, literary, musical), and the means for accomplishing this. Moderated by Lee Ballentine. Includes R. N. Taylor, Brian Hodge, Steve James, Winona Righteous, and Gordon Klock. Time: Saturday, 4pm.
The Archetypal Schoolboy:
Discussion group. Our host is a lover of school uniforms and the traditions they represent. He equally loves arguing with those of us who staunchly despise the concept of wearing uniforms. Come argue with him! Hosted by Jeffrey A. Stadt. Time: Sunday, 11am.
Mind Control and its Numerous Devices:
Paranoia panel. Are our minds being controlled by the powers of the hypno-ray, v-chips, and lasers? Or is mind control merely an informational war, and we are all just being a touch too paranoid? Moderated by Jasmine Sailing. Includes Gordon Klock, Gomez, Michael S. Smith, Bruce Young, and Nick Mamatas. Time: Sunday, 1pm.
Artistic Childhood Influences:
Arts/industry panel. Books you read, films you watched, and how they did a number on your head. Moderated by Loren Rhoads. Includes Michael Hemmingson, Brian Hodge, Gene Santagada, Claudius Reich, and Jeffrey A. Stadt. Time: Sunday, 2pm.
The Mad Scientist in Fact and Fiction:
Societal panel. How is your neighborhood (or celebrity) twisted handyman different from, or similar to, the Dr. Jekylls and Dr. Frankensteins of literature and the Silver Screen? Moderated by Bill Llewellin. Includes Gomez, Bruce Young, Chris Yardley, and Todd Oliver. Time: Sunday, 4pm.
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