The Singular Voice #1


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The Singular Voice #1


Norwescon 33


The Friday issue of the Norwescon 33 daily 'zine.


Dara Korra'ti




April 2, 2010


Michael Hanscom

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The Singular Voice

issue 1 2010.4.2 Friday


tea is not recyclable not like beer

The Gothic Tea Party is shown on the grid for both Friday (today) and Saturday. Saturday is a VICIOUS LIE. It's Friday only.

Haters want to ruin some tea is what.


Make Room, Make Room

Movie previews are in a new, larger room this year — Grand Ballroom 3 — and will start immediately at 2pm thanks to technical improvements. Also, no one will be admitted during the thrilling rock climbing sequence.


Party Hardly More Like It Am I Rite

DETHCON Presents: The Pucker Up or Shut Up! Kissing Booth
2pm—3pm Room 5239

Weird Tales Party
10pm–2am Maxi's

ISS Party in the Box
9pm Room 5231


2pm, Cascade 6

Are you a musician? Sign up for today's Performance Evaluation panel and get constructive feedback from our attending professionals!


Opens 9pm Saturday night.

That's all I got.

Schedule Changes (Friday)


Reading: Michael Ehart, Noon–12:30pm, Cascade 3
Gaming: Pandemic, host Austin Searles (10am, Cascade 11)
Gaming: Munchkin Fu, host Marcus Evenstar (10am, Cascade 11)
Gaming: Long Shot, host Austin Searles (Noon, Cascade 11)
Gaming: Ninjaburger, host Marcus Evenstar (Noon, Cascade 11)
Gaming: Ubongo, host Austin Searles (2pm, Cascade 11)
Gaming: Munchkin Cthulhu, host Marcus Evenstar (2pm, Cascade 11)
Gaming: AT-43 All-Day Demos, host W0LF (8am, Cascade 12)
Gaming: TBA, host Robert Moshell (10am, Cascade 12)
Gaming: TBA, host Mark Richardson (1pm, Cascade 12)
Gaming: Call of Cthulhu, host CthulhuBob (4pm, Cascade 12)
Gaming:Munchkin Bites, host Marcus Evenstar (4pm, Cascade 12)
Gaming: Traveller, host Craig McKinney (6pm, Cascade 12)
Gaming: The Stars Are Right, host Marcus Evenstar (6pm, Cascade 12)
Gaming: Frag Gold, host Marcus Evenstar (8pm, Cascade 12)


Concert: Creede Lambard, now 6:30pm–7:15pm, Evergreen 2 (was 6:30–7pm)
Concert: Tempered Glass, now 7:15–8:00pm, Evergreen 2 (was 7:30–8pm)
Concert: ASH Productions, now SATURDAY 9pm (was Friday 7pm)
Gaming: Call of Cthulhu host CthulhuBob is now 4pm (was 2pm)
Gaming: Shadowrun host Alan Bond is at 3pm (was 1pm)
Gaming: Tower of Mysteries is actually Tower of Mystery, and gaming apologies to the representative for the error.
If All the Computers Stopped Working: new panelists: Don Glover (M), Michael Ehart, Christopher Konker, Charles F Radley, Vernor Vinge
Independent and Small Press Publishing: new panelists: Caren Gussoff (M), Jim Frenkel, Rosemary Jones, Rose O'Keefe, Mary Robinette Kowal
SF Con or Pop Culture Event?: new panelists: Kevin Standlee (M), Chris Nilsson, Jesse Simpson
Are Vampires Just for Tweens?: new panelists: Julie McGalliard (M), Rosemary Jones, Adrian Phoenix, Jaye Wells
Future of Malware?: new panelists: Don Glover (M), Ted Butler, Michael Ehart, Greg Paddock
Devising Magical Systems: new panelists: A.M. Dellamonica, Jim Frenkel, Jeanne C. Stein, Saje Williams
And They Pay Me for This!: new panelists: L.J. Bothell, Janna Silverstein
Is Electronic Publishing the Future?: new panelists: L.J. Bothell, Ben Dobyns, Jim Frenkel, Rosemary Jones, Jak Koke
Autograph Session #1 new slate: Alma Alexander, Bethalynne Bajema, Richard Baker, Steven Barnes, Arthur Bozlee, Andy R. Bunch, Alan M. Clark, Greg Cox, Dr. John G. Cramer, Cory Doctorow, Elton Elliott, James C. Glass, Lisa Mantchev, John Jude Palencar, John A. Pitts, Mark Rahner, Leo Roberts, Merrilee Schedin, Jeanne C. Stein, Eric James Stone, Jeff Sturgeon, Vernor Vinge, Jaye Wells, Saje Williams
Alexander James Adams and Tricky Pixie are Alexander James Adams, S. J. Tucker, and Betsy Tinney
Geek Parents: new panelists: Michelle Lyons, Kris Millering, Dierdre Phoenix, Steve Savitzky
What is the Future Made Of?: new panelists: David Nasset, Sr., G. David Nordley
The Natural World: new panelists: A.M. Dellamonica, Jim Frenkel, Adrian Phoenix
PK Dick Awards: new panelists: William Sadorus (M), Carlos J. Cortes, Dr. John G. Cramer, Cory Doctorow, Jim Frenkel, Daryl Gregory, David Hartwell, Ian McDonald, John Jude Palencar, S. Andrew Swann, Vernor Vinge
Star Trek Fans and the Changing of the Guard: new panelists: Ben Andrews, Christopher Konker, Jesse Simpson
Hey, Check Out the Sex Scene in My Fantasy: new panelists: Greg Cox (M), Jim Frenkel, Mark Henry, Joshua Palmatier, Eden Robins
Thinking Small: new panelists: Raymond McCauley (M), Doug Odell
This Blood's for You: new panelists: Loree Parker (M), Phillip Brugalette, Mimi Noyes


Not a Personality Test.

Artists Alley today runs from 9am to 6pm with painting, maille knitting, loom, digital art, jewelry demos, face painting and a bunch of ways for you to participate.

Ask an artist for their opinion on your work. Ask how they do theirs! You can pick up tips, see works-in-progress, and even buy art directly from the people who do it. Preferably often. Very often! Artists Alley is where art is up close and personal!


Not a Personality Test. Win Prizes!

You heard right, folks, come to the Volunteers' Lounge and you can win one of several wonderful prizes!

Sign up and share in the fun from 9am to 11pm today. Don't miss out, you could be a lucky winner!


May involve a Personality Test. Hard to say. No prizes.

Greetings from the crew and Marine strike group of the USS Chinook. We will be receiving and commissioning our Nebula Class Variant II Starship on Saturday, April 3rd, at 4pm in the Maxi's Saloon at Norwescon! We would be delighted if you would beam aboard and join us for the ceremony and celebration!

Our crew, based in Renton, Washington, Region 5, seeks to boldly go and help prepare our world for a better future. We accept members from all areas of planet Earth and would love for you to join us! We are an all adult crew, but we do have a cadet program for younger recruits agents ten through seventeen. Our purpose is to have fun in a futuristic setting, enjoy the company of like-minded individuals, and give back to the community via our various charities and community service activities. We have monthly crew meetings on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

Learn more about the world of STARFLEET through Academy courses including Xenostudies on Klingons, Vulcans, etc., plus Aerospace, Infantry, other Military Studies, Strategy, and Leadership. If you are interested in joining us on the USS Chinook, please check out our table at Norwescon, go to, or email


"It's in the file 'bite-me-starfleet.txt'"

"It will pucker sphincters you didn't know you had."

"We're Security, not Safety!"

"You are the only man I know who complains his thing is too big."

"Have you gotten laid since last year?"

"No grab-ass in the line!"

"Oh, you mean tomorrow! We are totally tl;dr-ing it tomorrow."

The Singular Voice

is the daily newsletter of Norwescon 33. The editors cannot be bribed as our needs and desires are beyond your imaginations, but news items, lulz, fish biscuits and other treats may be left in submissions boxes at Information, Registration, and Office. Deadline for each day's issue is 10pm the night before. Oh, and just FYI: don't sign the billion-year contract. Who knew that shit was enforceable? I mean really.



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