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KC Creator: Bryan Thomas Schmidt

With work on The Martian, X-Files, and Predator, Bryan Thomas Schmidt is a pillar of the Kansas City writing (and editing) community, and frequent guest of cons. Read out about the real-life experience and inspiration for his latest novel.

KC Comic Creator: Scott Drummond

In episode 5 of my KC Creators series, I would like to introduce you to Scott Drummond, creator of the NIGHTSMOKE comic series. In this small world of Kansas City, Scott and I actually worked at the same marketing agency for a time, though we didn’t work on the same projects. It’s been cool to […]

Of Fangirls and (Cos)Play

When I attended “10 Things You Really Shouldn’t Do with Puppets” during the KC Fringe festival this summer, I was very bummed to see I had missed the last performance of “Fangirls: An Improbable Cosplay” just the day before. How could I miss a play about fangirls?? So I reached out the playwright to learn more […]