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Celluloid in the City : FAN EXPO 2006

Today I met Alice Cooper and recieved a massive facial wound...surprisingly one wasn't the result of the other.

The 2006 Fan Expo happening September 1-3 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center is a blast and a half. I admit to being a closeted nerd but even I'm a virgin to these kinds of gatherings but I had so much fun walking around and chatting people up regardless. The Expo is composed of Anime, Gaming, Comic, Sci-Fi and Horror sections all snuggled under one roof and I decided to take the plunge head first documenting my trials, tribulations and celebrity blunders.

REPORT - DAY ONE
These conventions are the kinds of places that people watching and the digital camera were invented for. But tragedy struck. I opened my big mouth and said that I liked Halloween more than Friday the 13th and then this baby bit me.

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..and it hurt like hell...

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Melodie Fralick and Yvonne Macinnis from Complections Make Up School could barely believe their eyes. They were heading up the "Choose Your Own Gore" make-up booth and thought highly of the baby's handy work and bite style.

I tried to seek medical attention in Sick Bay but Dr. Beverly Crusher had no time for this lowly ensign..

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Then I thought I caught the damn baby but turns out it was Vern Troyer a.k.a Mini Me and he wasn't too pleased when I tried to bite him back.

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After escaping the clutches of Troyer's security guards I decided to try and buy myself some protection but former WWF Wrestler turned B-movie actor Rowdy Roddy Piper ended up fainting at the sight of blood...

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..and this guy was on his break buying stuffed animals for the dark side.

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I started feeling a little weird what with the frothing at the mouth and dark thoughts so I tried to do some research on what to do about it but was overwhelmed...

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...finding no good leads this worldly fellow had some advice and pointed me towards...

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THIS!!

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..But because I'm a man and instructions are confusing, I went to Linda Blair from the Exorcist to ask for a shortcut but all she could talk about was animal rights and her new book about becoming Vegan which wasn't helping the situation at all.

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Even Micheal Berryman from the original The Hills Have Eyes and Alice Cooper himself just laughed at my dripping flesh wound..

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Is this it....will I be terminated...

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Will I turn out to be a living dead girl...

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Or... a dead dead girl?
...I mean boy... I mean ***BAAARRRRRFFF***

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Find out on DAY 2 of my FanExpo coverage...If I'm still around...HELP...


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