Caleb Haldane is the co-host and sound engineer on the weekly comedy nerd-culture podcast Red Six to Golden Corral. Red Six brings a comedic discussion to a variety of geek-culture topics like video games, movies, board games, comics, and (occasionally) slash fiction. By day, Caleb is a software engineer; by night, he is a connoisseur of pop/nerd culture including: Star Wars, Doctor Who, Stranger Things, Star Trek, and the like. He also enjoys tinkering with Arduino, IoT, and home automation.
Friday, June 7, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B
Here Be Dragons and Art
Dragons appear throughout legend, myth, and fairy tales from around the world and in art throughout the ages. Visual creators analyze the forms of these creatures in different cultures, as well as today's various sf artistic expressions of the ultimate fantastic beast.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 a.m. | Location: Noble
Join Oklahoma's premier geek culture podcast, The Okie Geek podcast, for a retrospective on geek culture in Oklahoma. Host Michael Cross is joined by guests to discuss how we have gone from small groups reciting verbatim The Holy Grail, to being accepted by the masses. They will talk about the milestones and the hurdles that geek culture has gone through and how great the rise of geek fandom has been in the Sooner state. (Limit 14 participants)
Saturday, June 8, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma A1
Podcasting 101 with Red Six Podcast
Interactive workshop on recording and publishing a podcast. Learn which mics best suit your needs, what hosting services to use, and how to post it online. BYO equipment for usage tips and tricks, too. The ultimate beginner's guide to podcasting! Limit 15 participants.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner A
SonarCon: Sandwich Battles
Where did the hoagies, grinders, and sub sandwiches of American culture originate? How do you make a "proper" one? Are burritos a sandwich? What about hot dogs? Only in America! A play on words that birthed a real panel.
The guys go harder in this level-two intensive with Red Six podcasters, Nick and Caleb, giving the what-for to improve your mad podcast skills. This session includes topics on developing content and narrative, managing audio quality, the right tools for the job, and much, much more. Limit 24 participants. (2 hours)