Norwescon was mentioned in an account of a project to develop a functional mechanical hand. It turns out that a gadget first created for a costume, and first shown publicly at Norwescon 34, is being adapted to assist a South African man who lost fingers on his right hand in a woodworking accident.
The Seattle Community Media series Adventure TV broadcast an hour-long look at last year’s Norwescon 34. Enjoy this look back!
Author Rudy Rucker mentions winning the Philip K. Dick Award in 1989 in this excerpt on io9 from his recently published autobiography, Nested Scrolls.
Thanks to your support and votes, Norwescon has been voted #11 in the Best Local Event category of the 2011 Best of Western Washington competition.
Actor and comedian Rainn Wilson mentions Norwescon in an article in the Los Angeles Times.
Actor and comedian Rainn Wilson mentioned attending Norwescon in his youth during this interview on the late-night Jimmy Kimmel Live talk show.
Thanks to Don Glover for uploading this gem: ten minutes of coverage of Norwescon 8, in 1985, on Seattle’s KOMO4!