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Con Report: OutlantaCon (Atlanta, GA) Saturday

Disappointed at the lack of humor, I put all the humor panelists on the spot, asking them all to tell a joke. I was horrified to discover none of these supposed “experts” were funny. Eugie Foster’s joke was the worst of the bunch—sorry, Eugie, but it was—as she merely said “42” into the microphone. Results improved when I asked the panelists to tell us the worst joke they can think of.

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Con Report: OutlantaCon (Atlanta, GA)

Much mocking of the more colorful and painfully unsuccessful prose writers have employed in erotic fiction was enjoyed with some true gems recorded on the Whiteboard of Fail. Some of my favorites: “turgid bayonet,” “cave of love,” “winking rosebud,” and “hooded inquisitor.”