I call them “conspiracy conventions” because they do tend to cover a wide range of topics! Basically, these are conventions where people with unofficial beliefs gather to discuss them, then there are conventions for people who believe in UFOs, or cryptids like Bigfoot as well as the Skunk Ape.
- There are conventions for people who guess the government is secretly controlled by lizard people who live deep inside the earth… No matter what crazy idea you can guess of, someone out there believes it! Recently I attended a convention held just outside of Albuquerque, NM, on the subject of alien abductions.
The greatest alien-themed con of the year is held in Roswell, of course, but the one in Albuquerque is the second greatest. I had a good time at the convention, but it was even more fun to explore the neighborhood of Albuquerque. I was amazed by how several cannabis dispensaries there are around here. I was even more amazed once I really smoked some Albuquerque cannabis, which was actually outstanding. I wondered if the convention hosts picked Albuquerque as a venue because they knew how killer the cannabis was; Aside from the marijuana, I found a lot of good museums as well as art galleries in Albuquerque, as well as the food was divine! As for the convention itself, it turned out to be more fun hearing people talk about alien abductions with a few cannabis edibles in my system! Overall, the trip to Albuquerque was one of the better conventions I have attended. If they have another weird, fringe convention in Albuquerque, I will very go back.