Shore Leave #5 - Larry Nemecek & First Khans 5

Originally released on May 15, 2016

Listen to the show :

The incredible Larry Nemecek stops by the studio to fill us in on all the latest Portal 47 news, chat about STLV50, and share some rarely heard convention memories. And stick around for the second half of the show where Jeff and Heather answer more listener questions!

Larry Nemecek Q&A :
  • Update on and overall overview of Portal 47
  • What else you been up to since he was last to our show in August 2015?
  • Thoughts on the rapid sellout of the 50th anniversary Las Vegas Convention
  • Larry's special plans for the 50th in anniversary convention
  • What can people expect when they visit Larry's table at STLV50
  • What are you most looking forward to in Vegas this year?

First Khans with Larry Nemecek :
  • When/where was your first Star Trek convention?
  • Favorite celebrity interaction(s) from your first (or any) convention
  • Memorable fan interactions
  • Favorite panel memories
  • Tips for fans who may be coming to STLV for the first time this year

Jeff and Heather Answer Listener Questions :
  • Brian Nac - What are some of your recommendations for Trek-themed games to play at the bar?
  • Robert Reyes - What type of power/energy bars; reusable water bottles; power bricks for your phone do you recommend?
  • Neil Carpenter - Information about the dealers/vendors room. What's available in terms of merchandise? Roughly how many of the smaller Stars tend to sign there? Do they have big lines? Can you move around fairly freely? And most importantly, how many thousands of dollars will I need to bring?
  • Heather reads advice sent in by friend of the show and Las Vegas resident John Krikorian including grocery store locations close to the convention, the Pinball Museum, the aquarium at the Mandalay Bay, the Atomic Testing Museum, the Neon Museum, the Pawn Stars shop, and taxi alternatives.

Other Topics Covered On This Episode :
  • Jeff - safety advice for around-town travel and Freemont Street
  • Heather - advice on buying popular photo op tickets early
  • Heather - fun things to do : Millennium Fandom Bar, Gold Coast bowling alley, In-n-Out Burger
  • Heather - saving money by buying liquor off-premesis
  • Heather & Jeff - more tips for managing social anxiety and finding safe places
  • Heather remembers her friend and follow convention goer Jonathan who recently passed away.

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Jeff Hulit
Managing Partner of The Tricorder Transmissions Network and Administrator of the Unofficial Las Vegas Star Trek Convention Facebook Group.
Jeff is a regular host on Shore Leave, DiscoTrek, The Original Mission, Drawing Trek, and Supplemental Logs.

Heather Barker
Managing Partner of The Tricorder Transmissions Network and Administrator of the Unofficial Las Vegas Star Trek Convention Facebook Group.
Heather is a regular host on Shore Leave, DiscoTrek and The Original Mission.
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Larry Nemecek
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