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Sammy Younan is the program director of Girth Radio: an online radio station that started broadcasting from inside The Pacific Junction Hotel bar (RIP!). At Girth he Hosts My Summer Lair (a pop culture celebration) & In Session… (which features music performances).

An avid writer; Red Letter Nights is his first book. His writing has appeared in the National Post, USA Today, Sole Shift, Relevant and Geek Hard.

Sammy doesn't get along with pants: Down With Pants!

Your Nerd Friends

At our big nerdfest…

Walking down this long carpeted corridor to the South Building where Toronto's ComicCon is being held. In front of me is a civilian mom and her son, maybe 8 or 10 years old dressed head to toe as Captain America, plastic shield, whole nine.

After some cosplayers amble past the mom and child, with their fake swords and strange gets ups the mom turns to her son: "This?! This is what you and your nerd friends do?!"

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Sherlock's Greatest Challenge

A Star Wars Tourist