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Tuesday, February 1st, 2011
9:39 am
Dates announced! New Hotel!
Hi, Everyone!

Hypericon 7 will be at the Holiday Inn Express Airport from June 17 - 19, 2011.

Many of you asked for a new hotel and now we've got one for you! Now we need your help.

Go to www.hienashville.com and use the group code HYP if you make your reservations online. If you want to make them by phone, call 1-888-HOLIDAY (1-888-465-4329) and mention the hotel name and Hypericon to get the con room rate of $89.

It is very important that you make your room reservations. The more reservations we get for the convention, the more we can keep the lower room rate.

Friday, February 5th, 2010
7:49 pm
Wikipedia article
C'mon, guys. I just had to update the Wikipedia article for Hypericon, which had information on the upcoming 2009 Hypericon and the old hypericon.info URL on it. Get with the program!

I've also urged Janis Ian to try and make Hypericon some year.

(BTW, when you gonna ask me to be a GoH? Chattacon is okay, but it only happens once a year.)

Current Mood: dogged
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009
11:28 pm
Wii contest at Hypericon.
I am holding a sort of contest at Hypericon that I was holding only online. Online it's been going on for a little over a week. For every $50.00 you spend at my table you get entered in to have a chance at winning a Nintendo Wii. The winner will be decided about a week after the con and I will notify you by phone or email. Shipping will be free or you can pick up if you are local. Please check out my table for all your giant monster needs. thanks so much.

Thursday, May 21st, 2009
2:27 pm
Another Jam Packed Update!!!

We will be having a Silent Auction this year with lots of goodies for you to bid upon. Viewing hours will be from 11am until 4pm on Saturday June 6th. The items will be located in the Dealer Room near the Art Show.

Happy Bidding!

Plus for your Aural Pleasure we will have the awesome sounds of Circle of Signs on Saturday June 6th. Show starts @ approx. 11:30PM. Circle of Signs is a local band that will tantalize your senses with screaming guitars, rocking vocals and a lovely bit of flute thrown in for good measure. This is a NOT to be missed show!

Check out some samples at www.myspace.com/circleofsigns!

Deanna Crews
Events Coordinator and Assistant Program Director
Hypericon 5 / DeepSouth Con 47

Current Mood: dorky
Saturday, May 16th, 2009
7:12 pm
Hypericon V Update
We have a few added names to our Guest List - check the website for details - www.hypericon.info

Also, we've just added Comedic Nashville Staple - Steve Goodie - www.stevegoodie.com.  He will be serenading us with the best in parodies surrounding fandom.  Harry Potter to Star Trek - he's got ya covered!  He'll be performing Friday night, June 5th, at 10:30pm.!!!!!!

Don't miss it!

Deanna 'Yuushii' Crews
Assistant Program Director
Hypericon V
Saturday, April 25th, 2009
5:50 pm
Hypericon Game Schedule
The Hyperion 2009 game schedule has been posted. We've also added some new guests.

Hypericon 5! June 5 - 7. Nashville, TN.
Thursday, April 23rd, 2009
8:48 am
Fear Not - Hypericon V is coming up fast!
Hello!  Just wanted to drop a friendly reminder that Hypericon V is fast approaching!  We've got a fantastic lineup this year and we're busting at the seams with awesome Authors!

Check the website at www.hypericon.info for all the juicy details!'

Deanna (aka Assistant Program Director)

Current Mood: crazy
Tuesday, February 17th, 2009
2:59 pm
Hypericon on Twitter
Hypericon is now on Twitter!


Follow us for updates and general internet tomfoolery. There might even be some hijinks from time to time.

This community is still a great place for those of you who have questions but any tweet with "Hypericon" in it will eventually be noticed by the Great Internet Gods and is likely to get a response.
Tuesday, February 10th, 2009
12:31 pm
Frolicon Staff Meeting Feb. 21, 2009
Frolicon Staff/Volunteer Meeting and Party

Atlanta, Ga:
Come celebrate Mardi Gras in Frolicon style. We'll have beads and a contest and prizes at midnight for the male and female with the most beads. We'll have celebration, and celebration, and celebration. We'll also be giving away a prize for best Mardi Gras themed costume. If you're not in the Mardi Gras mood, come as your favorite True Blood character or denizen of Bon Temps. We'll also have a prize for the best True Blood costume.

The details:
Staff meeting at Atlanta Sheraton Gateway, 4pm. If you want to be in the know, are on staff, want to volunteer, just hang out with us, get your registration, come join us. Email me at Froliconvols@aol.com for info if you need it.

We are going back to a suite party this go round!!! Yay. We'll provide the place, the fun, the music, a few munchies, 'punch' and a few mixers. you supply the fun, and byob. We'll have a tip jar at the bar for donations to cover decorations, food and the punch.

We need a person or two to work door and check id and a couple of folks to act as bartenders. Oh, and several folks to help set up the room would be unbelievably fabulous! Please email me at Froliconvols@aol.com if you can help us in any of these areas. I swear you'll have a good time.
For more information about the convention visit our website.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009
11:25 am
Info request
When is the info for Hypericon/DeepSouthCon going to be updated on the website? I would like to register but still can't. Thought I would see you guys at Chattacon but if you were there I missed you.

Inquiring minds...

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009
10:31 pm
Frolicon New Year's update
Frolicon (www.frolicon.com)
April 9-12, 2009
Sheraton Gateway
Atlanta, GA

Happy New YEAR! And we have plenty of things to celebrate here at Frolicon HQ!! Frolicon (www.frolicon.com) is the adult (21+) science fiction convention held every Easter Weekend (April 9-12, 2009) in Atlanta, GA.

Tons of info below...keep on reading. It'll be worth it.

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Thursday, October 30th, 2008
8:24 am
Frolicon Staff Meeting
April 9-12, 2009
Sheraton Gateway Atlanta
Atlanta, GA

November's staff meeting planning is well underway. We'll have our regular staff/volunteer/want to find out more meeting at the NEW FANCY HOTEL, Saturday, November 8, at 4 pm. The meeting room will be posted at the hotel.

If you are key staff and/or are doing several pieces of programming, we encourage you to come out since we do have some space planning to discuss.

At this meeting you'll be able to find out what's coming up in the Frolicon world, volunteer to help, preregister at the $40 onsite registration charge, get a look at the new hotel space, ask any questions you may have, and generally get pumped up and excited about one of the best conventions around!!!

We won't be having a party, but we will be skulking around the bar and hot tub later that night, so stick around and have some fun.

If you plan to stay overnight, the Sheraton has a small block of rooms set up for us at the convention rate. All you need to do is call them and ask. We hope you'll stick around and hang out with us.
Monday, October 13th, 2008
11:53 pm
Abaddon (and Elizabeth Donald) coming to Nashville!
Forgive me the non-con-related post, but several of you at Hypericon asked about ABADDON's print release. Now it's out, and I'll be in Nashville this weekend!

I just found out about this yesterday - talk about last-minute! The Nashville Comic and Horror Festival is this weekend at the state fairgrounds. A flurry of phone calls to my publisher, the convention organizer and lining up crash space - it's good to have friends - and it seems like it's time to strap on the guitar!

The festival is 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville. Admission is $10 a day, with coupons available at local comic shops. There's gaming, tournaments and media guests from the very best in hack-n-slash. :)

PLEASE come! I'll have copies of ABADDON and other books and since they have no time to advertise me, I'll be very very bored without my dear fans dropping by! I'll also be carrying books by John Everson, Steven Shrewsbury and Charles Embrey Jr., among others.

For more information, check out their web site at http://comiccitytn.com/hfest08_home.html. See you soon!
Sunday, October 12th, 2008
3:47 pm
Frolicon goes to The Mark
You heard it right kiddies!

We're heading up to Nashville, TN October 18 to visit our fine friends at The Mark (www.themarkbycpi.com). The Mark is Nashville's only private dungeon with over 4000 sq ft of fabulous play space. Lemme tell you folks, it's gorgeous. So much so, we have to go back.

We'll be there with rocking Frolicon (www.frolicon.com) tunes (Thanks to Chasing_Amber), great food, amazing play and of course a THEME. What would a Frolicon party be without a THEME! It's an oldly but a goody.

HEAVEN and HELL!!! Be you demonic, angelic or just plain sinful, don your best wings, horns, collars and plaid skirts and join us for a frolicking good time. Maybe we can figure out another sin or two while we're there!

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Sunday, September 21st, 2008
9:12 am
Frolicon Road Show Fall edition
Sheraton Gateway Atlanta
Atlanta, GA
April 9-12, 2009
(Easter weekend)

Please keep reading...I have some questions for you!!! And they're actually important. :-)

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Sunday, August 17th, 2008
12:41 am
Frolicon...Here We Come
Frolicon Alert!!
Guys and gals and everyone in between…time is running out to get the super fantastic $40 preregistration rate for Frolicon. In case you’ve forgotten, Frolicon (www.frolicon.com) is an adult oriented (21+) science fiction convention held every year over Easter Weekend (April 9-12, 2009) in Atlanta, GA. Forty dollars gets you four days of fun, play, education and parties.

We will only have this rate until September 2, 2008, so go get online (http://www.frolicon.com/registration2009.html) and get registered. After then, prereg will go up. We will be at DragonCon, in Atlanta, GA over Labor Day weekend outside the Exhibitor’s Hall hamming it up and taking registrations (cash only), but why wait? You know you’ll be broke after Dragon, so do it now!
We’ve made it easier than ever for you to register with Paypal processing and non paypal credit card processing. The earlier you register, the more money you’ll have later to have fun.

With over 1200 attendees in 2008, we were bulging at the seams, so we had to upgrade our space. This year we’ll be at the Sheraton Gateway Atlanta out by the airport, and we have nearly twice the programming space. So you know what that means…over 50 kink track classes, over 40 think track classes and workshops, bigger vendor area, more night time programming in bigger spaces, more gaming, more fun, more parties, more prizes, more costumes, just more EVERYTHING.

Frolicon is a blending of artists, writers, intellectuals, leatherfolk, kinky boys and girls, fetishists of most any type, cosplayers, gamers, roleplayers, swingers, and party people who come together to form a singular convention going experience. We do what no other convention can do…we bring fandom, geekdom and kinkdom together under one roof mixing all of these interests into one BIG celebration.

Come jump in the pool and get soaking wet! Frolicon is the most fun you can have with you clothes on…or off!!!
Tuesday, August 12th, 2008
9:01 am
MTV - has decided the world needs a remake of the CLASSIC Rocky Horror Picture Show!

Some things need to be left classic....

Monday, August 11th, 2008
4:14 pm
Buy my stuff. Cheap!
We bought a house...woot!

Now we have to clean out a bunch of crap before we move...not so woot.

So we are having another yardsale. It is this Saturday, August 16th from 7am - 2pm. We'll have clothes, books, CDs, toys, housewares, costumes, club clothes, knick knacks, a queen-sized mattress, queen-sized 4" thick memory foam mattress topper, a bunch of brand new bottles of lotions and bath/body stuff (never used), random junk, a TV/DVD combo, fabric, craft supplies, and more!

We really don't want to have to haul anything away so please come out and make some offers - everything is negotiable! Tell your friends!

We'll be playing some music and may even have some snacks - so come out and help out some cool folks who are buying their first house!

Creekwood Apartments
7439 Highway 70 South
Nashville, TN 37221
(NOTE: Google maps will NOT map this address correctly. Use mapquest or yahoo.)

We will have signs all over the complex guiding you to the scene of the sale.
Monday, July 28th, 2008
11:31 pm
just a quick reminder...
As you all gather up your savings for the last vacations of the summer and of course DragonCon, please don't forget to set aside a measly $40 for four nights of frolic, fun, freaky, geeky fun and games. Go now to www.frolicon.com and REGISTER for this event before you go blow your money on much much less fun! We have two easy ways to pay, through a secure online merchant and secondly through paypal. If you register through paypal you'll have to do one more step by answering an email from out registration director to get you fully in the system.

April 9-12, 2009
Atlanta, GA

It's closer than you think!
Sunday, July 20th, 2008
11:09 am
Frolicon Summer Update
Frolicon (www.frolicon.com)
April 9-12, 2009
Sheraton Gateway
Atlanta, GA

Welcome to the summer update for Frolicon, (www.frolicon.com) the adult (21+) science fiction convention held every Easter Weekend (April 9-12, 2009) in Atlanta, GA. Since our frolicking goodness in March 08, a lot of changes have been taking place, and we couldn’t be more excited. Hold on for the ride. This is a long one, but I swear it’ll be worth it in the end. Read more...Collapse )
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