Upon entering, the first thing I notice is that The Empire Strikes Back was playing on the screens around the room. Not sports, the Empire Strikes Back. This later changed to a montage of wonderful things like Angel, more Star Wars, and lots of other awesomeness that has become a bit blurry to me. Okay, there were gin and tonics. I chatted, I mingled, I tried not to be too socially awkward. It helped that few people I know in real life showed up. We got special goody bags from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab with exclusive labels, and a ton of stuff was given away from Think Geek and more. The party rocked.
The Geek Girl Tweet-Up was really one of the highlights of my weekend. Thank you to the organizers - @geekgirls, @thenerdybird, and @geekgirldiva. @ArkhamAsylumDoc found the locale and got it set up, and @aboynamedart spun geeky tunes ranging from Do You Wanna Date My Avatar? to Dr. Horrible tunes. There were even sponsors. I met lots of great folks from Twitter and saw some familiar faces. New introductions included @perksofquirk, @geektome, @actionflickchick, @sarahkuhn, @geekgirlotstree, @comicsgirl, and @thenerdybird. I even got to go fangirl on Thomas Zahler (@loveandcapes) of Love & Capes. Bonnie Burton and Kari Byron attended too.
Geek girls ruled the con this year. True story.