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ATX TV Festival Offers Attendees An Intimate Look Inside TV

In Other Conventions by Kerry Dixon3 Comments

If you love the world of TV — the shows themselves, the mechanics behind them, and your fellow fans who watch them — then get yourself to Austin next June for the ATX Television Festival. I’ve known about the festival for years, but just never made the trek down until this year. So, if you’re a smarter person than me … Read More

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Toddland Offering Online Pre-Orders for Bob’s Burgers Orpheum Show

In Features, Other Conventions by James RileyLeave a Comment

You know you’ll be waiting in plenty of lines at San Diego Comic-Con. That’s what makes those exhibitors who offer their exclusives available for pre-order online before the con so great: One less line to worry about. Not to mention you won’t have to worry about the exclusive selling out before you get there. Toddland is bringing that kind of thinking … Read More

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

In Offsites, Other Conventions by Kim TwomblyLeave a Comment

[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

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An Intimate Look at San Diego Comic Fest 2017

In Other Conventions by Lisa McDowellLeave a Comment

The 2017 Con season has begun! While everyone is still patiently waiting on San Diego Comic-Con 2017  Returning Registration news, there are still a lot of other conventions that are starting to get underway.  In fact, this past weekend was filled with events nation-wide ranging from Long Beach Comic Con to Toy Fair New York – to one of San Diego’s … Read More

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UCC Distributing Delivers Wonder Woman Denver Comic Exclusive

In Other Conventions by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Our friends at UCC Distributing always bring some of the most unique exclusives to San Diego Comic-Con – whether that’s Guardians of the Galaxy Groot and Rocket plush figures or My Little Pony MLB mash-ups (and just wait until you see what they have in store for 2016!). However, it’s not just San Diego that they bring their exclusives to – … Read More

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D23 Expo 2017 Scheduled For July – What It Means for San Diego Comic-Con

In Features, General News, Other Conventions, Panel & Autograph News by Kerry Dixon6 Comments

D23 Expo, Disney’s biennial mega-event, is shifting from August to July 14-16 for 2017 – which is important to note mostly because it impacts another big pop culture convention happening around the same time: San Diego Comic-Con. Although Comic-Con International hasn’t confirmed 2017 dates, the San Diego Convention Center has had dates for an unnamed convention featuring 130,000 attendees for … Read More

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ABC Family’s ‘Pretty Little Liars’, ‘Stitchers’, ‘Shadowhunters’ Head to NYCC

In Other Conventions by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

With San Diego Comic-Con behind us, many are turning their attention to the probably second-largest North American convention: New York Comic Con (and yes, we’re pretty sure it’s second). The convention kicks off at the Javits Center on October 8-11, whereABC Family will be taking over. The network will be holding back-to-back panels for Stitchers and Pretty Little Liars, as well … Read More

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Report: Con Man Releases New San Diego Comic-Con Details

In Features, nerd hq, Offsites, Other Conventions, Panel & Autograph News by Kim Twombly9 Comments

Although Con Man had already confirmed panels at both San Diego Comic-Con and Nerd HQ, thanks to producer PJ Haarsma, we now have some more details about not only what the Con Man SDCC schedule is going to look like, but a better idea about the convention as a whole. https://twitter.com/ConManSeries/status/596179521495261184 In a “Hang w/” chat earlier this evening for backers of the Indiegogo … Read More

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Disney’s D23 Expo 2015 to Include Marvel, Star Wars, Walt Disney Parks Presentations on New Stage

In Other Conventions by Kerry Dixon16 Comments

D23 Expo 2015, the bi-annual Disney’s owned convention for their fans, have just given a peek inside this year’s programming. The convention, which kicks off August 14-16, will feature presentations from Walt Disney Studios, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts – and to showcase these exciting presentations, they’re transforming Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Center … Read More

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A Middle-earth Gala: TheOneRing.Net’s 2015 Oscar Party

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The evening before the Academy Awards, fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings gathered in Hollywood to celebrate all-things Tolkien, and his stories brought to life by Peter Jackson and WingNut Films. The “One Last Party” was the 6th and final Oscar event from the popular Tolkien fansite TheOneRing.Net, a tradition started with the 2002 Oscars and “The One Party … Read More