Tag: comic con

Why being a geek is good for you

“Understanding is the first step to acceptance, and only with acceptance can there be recovery.”

J. K. Rowling

 I recently had the tremendous honor of attending, giving a keynote speech, and presenting a panel at MISTI-Con, a Harry Potter-themed conference that takes place once every two years. It was marvelous. Between the enchanted ball, the wicked murder mystery dinner, and the magical people that attended the con and put it together, it was an unbelievable experience.

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Why Comic Con?

This is not the first year I have attended the San Diego Comic Con but it is the first year that I am THIS thrilled to attend. Above all panels, the one that I am most looking forward to is the Geek Therapy panel, scheduled to take place on Thursday at 12:00 pm in room 26 AB, where most of the magical geeky-nerdy stuff to do with psychology and geek culture will take place.

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