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This Argo Life: Episode 7—Video Games and Streaming

by Joshua Harrover

For this episode, Chris Roberts and Michael Craig join us to talk about home entertainment options that you can utilize during the COVID-19 crisis. This includes video games, Blu-rays, DVDs and streaming services like Netflix and Amazon

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‘Gamers and Geeks’ takes over Pensacon 2020

Hobby store Gamers and Geeks from Mobile, AL took over running the 2020 Pensacon game room in the Pensacola Grand Hotel, offering board, tabletop and card games to attendees.

In previous years, local businessman Mike Bobe, owner of Bobe’s Hobby

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Roland Paris shares artwork at Pensacon 2020

by Jay O’Bryan, Staff Writer

A crowd at Pensacon begins to gather around the booth with drawings of heroes that range from Spider-Man to Green Lantern.  Artist and inker Roland Paris opens his sketch book as he starts a new

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Jenni Gregory brings years of knowledge and experience to Pensacon 2020

by Jay O’Bryan, Staff Writer

It’s 10:15 a.m. and the doors have just opened for day two of Pensacon.  In the northeast corner of Artist Alley, Jenni Gregory is setting up her booth, which contains prints of characters such as

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Fandemonium: 5 SHAZAM facts to ‘Marvel’ at

by Wendell Slater, Staff Writer

Let me tell you, “Shazam” hit theaters April 5, and I’m excited! The character of Shazam (originally known as Captain Marvel) is an old-school superhero type from the Golden Age whose comic book sales …

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Orlando Jones: The Mobile, Alabama, native who became an ‘American God’

by Wendell Slater, Staff Writer

If you told me back in 2002, when I was 8 years old, that I would have the opportunity to interview the legendary Orlando Jones from “Drumline,” I would have called you a bold-faced …

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‘Pensacontroversy’: harassment, free speech, bomb threats cast shadows over Pensacon 2019

by Wendell Slater, Staff Writer

What could have been a peaceful week of convention and appreciation of creative work has turned into a week of fandom pandemonium over controversy surrounding Pensacon 2019. Now, it’s easy for me to start …

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Everything you need to know for Pensacon 2019

by Sean Minton, Staff Writer

The sixth annual Pensacon is right around the corner. For some, it will be their first time attending, and the three-day event can quickly become overwhelming with several different shows and panels happening at …

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Fandemonium: Let’s do something!

by Wendell A. Slater, Staff Writer

Tell me, Slater, where are some great places locally to enjoy your favorite fantastical stories?

I don’t know, why are you asking me? Who are you and who gave you my address?

Kidding! …

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For the love of Odd: Introducing ‘Fandemonium’

by Wendell A. Slater, Staff Writer

Tell me if you’ve heard this hero’s journey before… A kid from New York City joins the Army and learns to use their unique gifts to help bring a positive change into the …

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