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 +Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes: Kicking off Official Late Night Cruise, several of your celebrity guests will play this tense, fun computer game. One player can see the (ticking) bomb, but doesn'​t know how to defuse it; the other players have defusing instructions,​ but can't see the bomb. There may be some drinks involved, as well as probably some degree of yelling and explosions. ​
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 +Good Mourning! with Yeshmin Blechin: Performers / Speakers: Greg Benson | 
 +Time Magazine’s Person of the Year 1947 goes deep inside the cruise’s hottest special guests. (with his interviews) ​
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 +Katie Mack Answers Your Many, Many Astrophysics Questions: We know you have, like, hundreds of questions about astrophysics. Well, you're in luck, because Katie Mack is an astrophysicist,​ and she's here to answer every single one of them! (time permitting) ​
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 +Learn to Dance along with Quelle: Performers / Speakers: Quelle Christopher | 
 +We'll let Quelle describe this event himself: "​I'​m terrible at doing all modern dances and would like to learn a series of dances and attempt to create a full dance routine with a group of willing cruisers." ​
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 +Reading - Charlie Jane Anders & Annalee Newitz: Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz will read from novels and stories, some of which may not even be published yet. Which means you are getting the piping hot beta versions that will be awesome but may crash your soul. Technicians will be on hand to reboot you. There might also be some non-fiction writing about ancient skulls or alien planets. And a Q&A! And banter! Plus they will literally sign anything. ​
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 +Reading - John Scalzi
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 +Reading - Mary Robinette Kowal
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 +Disney Sing-along with Travis II: The Re-Disney-Sing-alonging:​ Performers / Speakers: Travis McElroy, Mary Robinette Kowal, Clint McElroy, Patrick Rothfuss, Paul Sabourin, John Scalzi | 
 +Alright folks, it's happening again so BE PREPARED! Last year, the Disney Sing Along went so well (YOU'​RE WELCOME!) that were back with round 2! Don't be like those POOR UNFORTUNATE SOULS who miss out! Come sing along to some of your favorite Disney tunes led by some of your favorite performers! Get stage fright? LET IT GO! Everyone is singing along and it's gonna be great! So, be there and BE OUR GUEST! ​
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 +"​Rothfuss after Dark" Reading and Q&A: No audio/video recording permitted at this event.
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 +Not My Day Job: Performers / Speakers: Charlie Jane Anders, Jim Boggia, Clint McElroy, Patrick Rothfuss, John Scalzi | 
 +A new event for 2019, a group of our guests perform publicly in a medium other than their main "area of expertise."​ Come watch folks take a risk and walk a highwire*! ​ *not literally, our insurance won't cover that 
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 +Five Sherlock Holmes and a Vampire (Who Is Also One of the Aforementioned Sherlock Holmes): Performers / Speakers: Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Clint McElroy, Patrick Rothfuss | 
 +In Four Sherlock Holmes and a Vampire (Who Is Also One of the Aforementioned Sherlock Holmes)—officially abbreviated Four Sherlock Holmes and a Vampire—four players play four Sherlock Holmes who team up to solve mysteries and one-up each other. Secretly, one or more Sherlock Holmes are vampires. Can the four Sherlock Holmes find out who among them is a creature of the night? ​  ​Please note that we have altered the rules of this game for one night only to  allow for an unprecedented fifth vampire! ​
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 +Stacey Jambles: Ace Detective With No Short Term Memory | Performers / Speakers: Jean Grae | 
 +An audience interactive,​ old school detective “radio” show. Join Stacey on her journey to solve a crime, and join Stacey on her journey...to solve a crime.
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 +Alexandra Petri'​s Enormous PowerPoint of Centuries-old Scurrilous Gossip: Alexandra describes it thus: "Okay, so, for the past NUMEROUS moons now I have been working on an enormous Pepe-Sylvia-style hook-up chart of Almost All Famous Historical and Literary figures! I shall inflict the resulting Enormous PowerPoint of Centuries-Old Scurrilous Gossip (connecting Dorothy Parker to Ernest Hemingway to F. Scott Fitzgerald to Lord Byron to Socrates...) on the Sea Monkeys! Gather with me—drinks encouraged, and likely helpful—to listen to a somewhat unhinged but historically substantiated rant connecting Somerset Maugham to Percy Shelley to JFK..." ​
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 +Reading - Ophira Eisenberg and Alexandra Petri
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 +The Church of the Infinite You:  Performers / Speakers: Jean Grae | 
 +Sermons. Drinks. Food. Music. Being Amazing. Nondenominational...only Motivational. ​
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 +JoCo Cruise Henchpeople Talent Show: You've heard vague whispers of rumor and innuendo that somewhere on the ship lurks a team of people working behind the scenes to make a JoCoCruise. Who are they? What do they look like? Do they have any unique performable talents? This may be your only chance to find out, short of breaking into The Home Office. (Don't break into The Home Office). ​
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 +Mike Phirman Sings at Kids: After only EIGHT years of recording kid-friendly-but-not-required comedy music, Mike Phirman finally has enough material to out on a kid-friendly-but-not-required show. If there’s a kid nearby, please sit them in the room and enjoy their being occupied for a solid 40 minutes. That’s Mike Phirman’s promise to you: if you come to this show, then all things being equal, it will last for around 40 minutes. Guaranteed.
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 +Live Looping Demonstration with Merrill Garbus: Tune-Yards'​ Merrill Garbus discusses and demonstrates the "live looping"​ sampling technique that helps define the band's unique style and sound. ​
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 +Reading: "Green Eggs and Ham" with Clint McElroy & Pat Rothfuss: Pretty much as advertised: Clint McElroy and Pat Rothfuss read the classic Dr. Seuss book. (Aloud, that is. It'd be a weird show if they just sat and read it silently to themselves.) ​
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