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Saturday, October 3 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Pulp Movies: Will They Ever Work?

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Pulp novels have inspired many films. But so many of them are met with a cool reception at the box office. Why? What are the pulp movie makers missing that the comic book movie makers seem to have figured out?

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BJ Allan

Bored with circus life BJ (adopted as a nom de lab) ran away with a group of itinerant biologists, lured by the smell of phenol and the roar of the centrifuge. Today he seeks to share the wonder and weirdness of the natural world with ladies, gentlemen, and children of all ages.


David Bara

Dave Bara was born at the dawn of the space age and grew up watching the Gemini and Apollo space programs on television, dreaming of becoming an astronaut one day. This soon led him to an interest in science fiction, especially on television. His early years were filled with dozens of episodes of the original Star Trek, Lost in Space, The Outer Limits, and The Twilight Zone. He began to read science fiction voraciously in his teens, with... Read More →

R. Graeme Cameron

Archivist; Writers Workshop Coordinator, VCON ConCom
Fanzine Editor 30+ years, publishes semi-pro SF fiction zine Polar Borealis, won two Aurora Awards, and writes fanzine review column for Amazing Stories.
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Eric Fell

Writer. Comedian. Actor. Critical Hit Show, Gentlemen Hecklers.

Micah Reid

Webmaster, VCON ConCom

Michael Walsh

Michael Walsh has been there, seen that, and written about it when it comes to the movies. Born the year they finally released Arch Oboler's "Strange Holiday", he became a fan on "The Day The Earth Stood Still". His first published review of "The Last Man On Earth", was in a Toronto college newspaper. He turned pro in time to catch the New York premiere of "2001: A Space Odyssey". Moving to Vancouver, he found work at The Province the year of... Read More →

Saturday October 3, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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