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Saturday, August 2 • 11:00am - 11:40am
Twisting Fairy Tales: Once Upon a Time

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Since when do princesses kick butt and crickets offer psychiatric counselling? Come join us for a discussion on how Once Upon a Time has rewritten the fairy tale universe, fleshed out back stories, and created new threads of connection between all our favorite characters.

Speakers
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Rein Desdemona

Editor, GeekyNews
Rein Desdemona, known outside the con-verse as Jessie Carter, has been involved in fandom at various levels for 18 years. When not perusing Netflix, she is busy covering the latest hot topics for GeekyNews. She previously attended LeakyCon '11, '12, '13, and '14 and this is her 3rd year as a panelist and moderator.
BJ

British Joe

British Joe is your average fanboy, from the North-West of England, "working" as a musician. (Yes, he’s British. Yes, he has an accent. No, he can’t introduce you to Dan and Phil.) From competing in LeakyStars to leading panels on his interests of Fanfiction and Pokemon, Joe is very excited to be back at LeakyCon!
RL

Rory Lynne

RoryLynne has been slythering to Leaky since 2012 and this is her first year presenting. She’s a proud gay snake, who, outside of Harry Potter, enjoys musical theatre, dancing, Once Upon A Time, Teen Wolf, Sleepy Hollow and other fandoms. She's also breaking into the world of cosplay, so if you see Poison Ivy wandering around, feel free to say hi!
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Dani Palmer

Staff Photographer, International Quidditch Association
Dani has been doing this for 5 years now. What exactly “this” is may be ambiguous, but involves having been a Slytherin since the age of 9 and this zany Leaky/Geeky community in every way possible, from writing for personal and help blogs on the topic of the con to volunteering as head of Slytherin House. As a disability and LGBTQIA+ advocate and photographer by trade, Dani spends most time using fandom circles to engage in bettering the... Read More →


Saturday August 2, 2014 11:00am - 11:40am
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