New Guest: James Powell!

Pensacon is pleased to welcome Artist/Designer James Powell! Artist James R. Powell is a native of Mississippi, where he quietly resides, surrounded by the dark woods that provide inspiration for much of his work. He has numerous cats and a vast accumulation of old books and weird things. He has worked with a variety of…

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New Guest: Robert Z’Dar!

Pensacon is pleased to welcome one of the most iconic villainous faces in b-movie history, star of the Maniac Cop series and MST3K favorites Soultaker and Future War, actor Robert Z’Dar! Robert Z’Dar caught the acting bug while attending Proviso West High School in Hillside. He received a BFA from Arizona State University. Prior to…

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New Guest: Ernie Hudson!

As a child growing up in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Ernie Hudson wrote short stories, poems and songs, always thinking that his words might one day come to life on stage. After a short stint in the Marine Corps, he moved to Detroit where he became the resident playwright at Concept East, the oldest black theatre…

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New Guests: Brutus Beefcake and Greg Valentine!

Pensacon is pleased to welcome Pro-Wrestling’s legendary Dream Team, Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake and Greg “The Hammer” Valentine! Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake As the flamboyant hairdresser who clipped the locks of WWE rivals in the ’80s and early ’90s with his trademark shears, Brutus “The Barber” Beefcake was all about two things — cuttin’ and…

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New Guest: Walter Jones

Walter E Jones was raised on the west side of Detroit, Michigan. Growing up in a low-income, single parent home was just one of the many obstacles that Walter would beat. Provided with love and strong family values, Walter over came the drugs and violence of the neighborhood; has defied all odds of an oppressed…

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New Guests: RetroBlasting!

Pensacon is pleased to welcome Michael and Melinda, the dynamic duo behind RetroBlasting! Between the discovery that Voltron was actually an ultra-violent Japanese cartoon and Michael’s frequent scathing oratory on his dislike of the ThunderCats, Michael and Melinda decided to launch a video channel to analyze pop culture. RetroBlasting was born. They met at a…

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New Guest: David Yost!

Pensacon is pleased to welcome the original Blue Ranger, David Yost! David Yost is an American actor most notably known for his role as Billy, the Blue Ranger on the international television series The Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. Yost completed over 200 episodes of the series and starred in the feature film Power Rangers: the…

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New Guest: Herbert Jefferson, Jr.

Veteran actor, Herbert Jefferson Jr. is known to many as Lieutenant Boomer from the original Battlestar Galactica. In a career spanning over 4 decades, Jefferson was a series co-star in Rich Man Poor Man opposite Nick Nolte, as well as it’s sequel, Rich Man Poor Man Book II. He also co-starred in the Revolutionary War…

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