A geek-cool weekend spent at Comic Con

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As a guy who grew up on a steady diet of science-fiction novels and superhero comics, I was thrilled to hit Wizard World Comic Con in Minneapolis (twice) over the weekend.

The Minneapolis con, which debuted in 2014, is among a series of Wizard World Comic Con events held around the country. These are similar to (but not affiliated with) bigger and better-known cons like San Diego Comic-Con International.

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Ignite a topic on today’s Minnov8 podcast

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I was a guest host on today’s installment of the Minnov8 Gang Podcast, which focused to a large extent on this week’s Ignite Minneapolis multi-speaker event.

I once spoke at Ignite, and Minnov8’s Steve Borsch had fun with that in the episode artwork.

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Me as Dick Tracy wearing an Apple Watch

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Just for fun, I had my cartoonist buddy David Steinlicht draw me as Dick Tracy with an Apple Watch.

I had planned to use the cartoon with a review of the Apple Watch, but since I didn’t buy one and an Apple review unit will be longer in coming than anticipated, I’m sharing David’s artistic wizardry with you now.

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Wife and I have cameos in DeRusha Eats

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When my wife and I popped into a SmashBurger joint the other day, we were surprised and excited to see WCCO-TV’s Jason DeRusha there filming one of his DeRusha Eats segments.

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