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PANEL REPORT: The Fathers Of How I Met Your Mother, And How They Mold Ted’s Story

We've done panels at quite a few cons now, but Connecticon will always remain my favorite. Ever since we've started receiving invitations to attend cons, we've gone to Connecticon every year, so the staff consider it a bit of a ...

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PANEL REPORT: Bat-Dad And Orphan: Family Among Gotham’s Heroes

Alex, Nathan, and I knew even while setting up that this con was going to be bigger than the ones we've previously done. We had a huge room at our disposal, and each one of our seats contained a personalized ...

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Youmacon Panel Report: Mods, User-made Challenges, and Game Meta-analysis

Two of us here at the ACP, myself and Chalkey Horenstein, gave a panel presentation at the Detroit based anime convention Youmacon.  For those of you who were there, thanks so much for coming out.  Despite the fact that our ...

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PANEL REPORT: My Little Psychosis

Saturday evening, our second of three panels at Connecticon featured guest writer Matthew Zielinski accompanying the ACP for "My Little Psychosis," a discussion of the cast of My Little Pony with respect to various disorders from the DSM IV (and ...

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PANEL REPORT: Masculinity in Parks and Recreation

Our first panel of ConnectiCon was on Masculinity in Parks and Recreation, inspired by this article from last year. To jump start the crowd we put signs in different seating sections with the names of the six major male characters ...

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PANEL REPORT: Zelda And Comparative Religion

This Sunday at Connecticon 2013, Chalkey and I had the chance to lead a panel on Zelda and Comparative religion to sold-out room. The discussion was lively and fascinating, and even as we shared the research we’d done, a room ...

Panel Report: Korra and Real Life Influences

Editor’s note: this article is part of a series of posts that covers the discussion panels The Analytical Couch Potato hosted during Connecticon 2012. For those who couldn’t make it, the staff decided to summarize some of the panels and ...

Panel Report: The Sociopath as a Television Trope

Editor’s note: this article is part of a series of posts that covers the discussion panels The Analytical Couch Potato hosted during Connecticon 2012. For those who couldn’t make it, the staff decided to summarize some of the panels and ...

Panel Report: Community and Metafiction

Editor’s note: this article is part of a series of posts that covers the discussion panels The Analytical Couch Potato hosted during Connecticon 2012. For those who couldn’t make it, the staff decided to summarize some of the panels and ...

Panel Report: Klingons and Feminism, Take Two

Editor’s note: this article is part of a series of posts that covers the discussion panels The Analytical Couch Potato hosted during Connecticon 2012. For those who couldn’t make it, the staff decided to summarize some of the panels and ...