Let your inner geek come out. In fact, set a spot at the table, make some really good British tea, and pull up a chair with a comfy cushion on it. Fan Expo Vancouver is here!
I am a sci fi fan. Who had never been to a comic convention. I wasn’t really aware of their existence, and for that, Now Me would like to go back to Then Me, and make myself aware! Yes, that is a photo of an enormous Hulk made out of Lego.
As someone who went to grad school to study science fiction, I thought I had cornered the market on geek. Let me assure you, I now realize that I’m a small player in the scales. There are people who are far more intense than I may ever be.There’s this gentleman, on his way to answer a call:
And a few Jedis in search of their people:
But most importantly, I got to get a photo taken with James Marsters, Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, who was a very important piece of my thesis.
Me from seven years ago would probably think this was the penultimate moment.
Inner geek, I commend you. Welcome to the mothership.