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Chris Hardwick Brings ID10T Music Fest & Conival to the Bay Area

[UPDATE] 1-day and 2-day passes are now on sale at Live Nation. As if Chris Hardwick doesn’t have enough to do, he’s now bringing a music, entertainment, and comedy festival to the San Francisco Bay Area on June 24 and 25. Called ID10T Fest (pronounced I-D-ten-T), the event will be held at Shoreline Amphitheater and feature well-known music groups like Weezer and OK ... Read More »

Stone Brewing’s Hop-Con Returns for Year Five

Hop-Con – one of our favorite, beertastic, offsite events – returns for version 5.0 in it’s usual Comic-Con Wednesday timeslot. Held at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens – Liberty Station, this year’s event will take place from 7PM to 11PM on Wednesday, July 19. Tickets go on sale April 21. Details will eventually be found on Stone Brewing’s events page, and we will ... Read More »

Gam3rCon 2017 Shifts Away From San Diego Comic-Con Week – Early Bird Tickets on Sale

There’s potentially either good or bad news about Gam3rCon, the popular gaming offsite convention which celebrates all forms of gaming from table top to arcade to the biggest names in the industry. For the past several years, the mini-convention has been held to coincide with San Diego Comic-Con. For 2017, though, it’s shifting its dates – to earlier in July, running ... Read More »

SDCC 2016 Recap: Funko Fundays Was Missing Some of the Fun

From the people who I’ve spoken to, there seem to be two camps of thought regarding this year’s Funko Fundays event. Those who had never been before had a great time, and I heard from many that in a convention where everything is a lottery and a fight, how refreshing it was to simply be handed exclusives upon entry (as ... Read More »

SDCC 2016 Recap: Mr. Robot Invaded Petco Park

fsociety is finally awake – and they invaded San Diego Comic-Con this year. USA Network’s Mr. Robot was out in force at the convention, with an awesome offsite on 4th Ave that recreated sets from the series, UBER Mr. Robot repair vans, a panel inside the convention center, and — my personal favorite — a Thursday morning extraganza in Petco Park with ... Read More »

5 Winners & 5 Losers from San Diego Comic-Con 2016

This was a weird year at San Diego Comic-Con. Don’t get us wrong – we had an amazing time, but everything definitely felt like it was a transition period, like we were seeing the start of things to come further down the line. For better and for worse, this year saw a lot of changes at the convention. So let’s take a look ... Read More »

Snoopy for President Pop-Up Shop in Gaslamp [UPDATE]

The candidate we’re voting for? Snoopy. Snoopy is getting his own Snoopy for President offsite at San Diego Comic-Con this year, which will transform Bubbles Boutique (226 Fifth Ave) into all things Peanuts. Last year, something similar also took place at Bubbles, which saw exclusive merch, and more. According to The Hollywood Reporter, “The Campaign HQ will be a pop-up ... Read More »