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Saturday, August 2 • 9:00am - 9:40am
IT RHYMES! A Hannibal Discussion

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NBC's Hannibal has churned stomachs, broken hearts, and inspired a shocking amount of clever--and not-so-clever--puns. Along the way, the symbiosis between viewers and creators has illustrated possibilities for network television programs in the post-network era. Join fellow Fannibals to discuss matters such as the show's relationship to earlier versions of Thomas Harris' story, current television trends, and the wider Fullerverse. How does livetweeting affect viewing practices and how badly we all want to help Will Graham?

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Maggie Brevig

Maggie is a development officer for a social justice organization, and often contemplates (with varying levels of frustration) the way the D.C. metro area is portrayed by Hannibal, Scandal, House of Cards, and Bones. The rest of her brain is split between volunteering for the Harry Potter Alliance and Girl Scouts, contributing to the Newsflash Podcast, protecting Iris West at all costs on the #IrisWestDefenseSquad, and analyzing representation in... Read More →
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Robin Whittle

At LeakyCon 2012, Robin collaborated with her best friend, Maggie Brevig, on both a lecture about technology in magical fantasy worlds ('Sufficiently Advanced Technology') and a roundtable discussion of female teenaged action heroes ('Buffy, Korra, and Katniss: Action Girls in the Media'). She is currently working on a masters degree in literature.


Saturday August 2, 2014 9:00am - 9:40am
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