Louisville Supercon

The owner of Derby City Comiccon has sold it to another con organizer, and renamed it to Louisville Supercon.  It’ll be at the Kentucky “International” Convention Center the weekend after Black Friday weekend.

Happy New Year

Happy New Year.  We still will try to make this a semi-active website, but it has not been easy.  However, we have updated the Convention page for conventions that we know will happen this year.

Forego Fandom Fest

We here at Icygeek try to have a complete list of Louisville geek conventions.  However, we had to make an executive decision and remove Fandom Fest from or listings.  Without warning their event, which was to take place next weekend, was moved from the state fairgrounds to am event center area in Jefferson Mall.  Also, Weird Al Yankovic has decided to cancel his appearance, and there are no refunds offered by the con.

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Louisville Zombie Walk

Once again, sorry for new updates.  Personal life still in upheaval, and a excrementy new computer are much to blame.

Anyway, our Convention pages have been updated.  We’ve added the Louisville Zombie Walk.

Convention Page Updated

Sorry for almost no updates this year.  It has been hell here in our creche.


Anyway, we hope for most posts soon.  In the meanwhile, we have updated our Convention page for the next Derby City and Lexington Comic Cons, and added a brand new event called Swaptember.

Quoth the penguin…evermore.

The Death of a Geek Shop

Yesterday (as I wrote this), I found out that the best place for me to actually play Magic: the Gathering, one Silver Creek Game Shop in Sellersburg, Indiana, had closed for good three hours earlier.  I wished I had listened to my intuition and went to visit earlier that day.  Since then I have thought a lot about what might have gone wrong for it, what has gone wrong for other “geek shops” I’ve known, and lessons from all of them gathered so that another one might grace the Sunnyside of Louisville sometime.  I plan to make this a more universal article, so if you are not from around the Kentuckiana area do not fear…you will find things germane to you as well.

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