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Guest Host: Rebecca Sheir
Nerds, assemble! D.C.’s third annual AwesomeCon is a gathering of the mid-Atlantic region’s biggest sci-fi and comics fans whose numbers seem to be growing by the minute. We get inside the D.C. region’s nerd culture to explore the psyche of fandom from a local perspective.
- Ben Penrod President and co-founder of Awesome Conventions
- Mark Pellegrino AwesomeCon guest and actor ("Lost," "Supernatural," "Dexter," "The Returned.")
- Esther Kim Store manager, Fantom Comics
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