At Creation Entertainment's Star Trek convention in Boston in July 2013, I met George Takei, LeVar Burton, Denise Crosby, Michael Dorn, and more.
Super Megafest 2013 introduced me to Eliza Dushku, Tom Felton, Barbara Eden, and Bill Daily — and reintroduced me to Carroll Spinney, aka Big Bird.
Super Megafest 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts, starred Dean Cain, Kevin Sorbo, Bruce Boxleitner, John Wesley Shipp, and Stan Lee.
The stars of Super Megafest 2011 were Sir Patrick Stewart (Star Trek's Captain Picard) and Sean Astin (Lord of the Ring's Samwise Gamgee hobbit).
Super Megafest 2010 in Framingham, Mass., introduced me to Christopher Lloyd and Marina Sirtis, though organizers made it expensive and difficult to do so.
At Super Megafest 2009, Brent Spiner did stand-up comedy and Peter Tork did the Monkees walk. Read one fan's review and check out some photos.
Boston Super Megafest returned to Framingham in November 2008, bringing Jonathan Frakes, Dawn Wells, and Carroll Spinney — aka Riker, Mary Ann, and Big Bird.
Despite my geekiness and enthusiasm, I've never felt the motivation to pursue the objects of my affection by attending a convention. But when Super Megafest promised to deliver a bevy of cult icons to my backyard, Hiphopguy23 and I couldn't resist. My past experience with conventions came at the now-defunct Electronic Entertainment Expo, a trade-only…