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Friday, November 10 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
The Dark Tower
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The first (?) part of Stephen King's long-running series has made it to the big screen. How well did this eclectic fusion of western, science fiction, horror, and dark fantasy make the transition? How well was the original narrative constructed to begin with?

Speakers
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Savan Gupta

President & CEO, Steam-Funk Studios & Geeks Gone Wild
Professional Emcee, Author, Game Developer. Former Wizards of the Coast employee. Entering the realm of fandom from a prior background in Financial Operations and Business Management, he delights in bringing proven expertise to these geeky endeavors. Quite the fan himself, Mr. Gupta... Read More →
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Don Maitz

Artist Guest of Honor
Over a thirty year career, Don Maitz has produced imaginative paintings that have amazed a worldwide audience. The iconic pirate character he created for Captain Morgan Spiced Rum is his most widely recognized work. Most Maitz paintings present a story to viewers, who respond to... Read More →
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Seanan McGuire

Principal Speaker
Seanan McGuire was born in Martinez, California, and raised in a wide variety of locations, most of which boasted some sort of dangerous native wildlife. Despite her almost magnetic attraction to anything venomous, she somehow managed to survive long enough to acquire a typewriter... Read More →
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Jay Wile

Dr. Jay L. Wile holds an earned Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in nuclear chemistry and a B.S. in chemistry from the same institution. He has taught at both the university and high school levels and has won several awards for excellence in teaching. He has also published more... Read More →


Friday November 10, 2017 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Plaza IV