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Why is the Cast of Glee at San Diego Comic-Con?

[22 Jul 2010 | by | 6 Comments]

Before I launch into this little rant, I just want to point out that I’m actually a huge fan of Fox’s hit television show, Glee. I watch it religiously. I own the music. Call me a Gleek. That said, I have absolutely no idea why the network is bringing cast members from the show to San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) this year, and why there’s a whole panel dedicated to it. Yes, the term for Glee fans, “Gleek”, is sorta close to the word “Geek”, but I just don’t think that’s enough to justify their appearance.

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List of San Diego Comic-Con Star Trek Swag Items Announced

[21 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Can you tell San Diego Comic-Con is upon us? Press releases about the convention are coming out right and left! The latest one of interest comes from CBS Consumer Products. They’ve published a list of where fans can pick up some sweet Star Trek merch at San Diego Comic-Con 2010, and meet Star Trek authors and actors. Some of the items include watches and buttons. But the real gem on this list is the Sulu cologne. Yeah, you read that right. Sulu cologne.

Upcoming Conventions »

Official East Coast Star Trek Convention Happening Next Month

[21 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

For those of us on the East Coast, making it out to Creation Entertainment’s big Star Trek convention in Las Vegas is a bit difficult. Fortunately, there is an official East Coast convention held annually in New Jersey. The Official East Coast Star Trek Convention is taking place August 13 – 15, 2010 at the Hilton Parsippany. And I am happy to report that I will be there on Saturday to cover the convention for those of you who can’t make it to that one either.

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Our Picks for Must See Sunday Programming at San Diego Comic-Con 2010

[20 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Every year we cry a little bit about not making it out to California for San Diego Comic-Con International (or SDCC for short). Even though we won’t be attending SDCC 2010, we have looked over the schedule and created a list of “must see” events and panels that we would attend if we were there. Since that programming list so incredibly long, we’re breaking down these recommendations into specific days. So without further ado, here is The Convention Fans Blog List of Must See Sunday Programming at San Diego Comic-Con 2010.

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Press Release: Gamers Find A Haven Through SFX360 At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con

[19 Jul 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Wizard World Chicago Comic Con attendees can check out dozens of the latest and greatest gaming titles when SFX360 (www.SFX-360.com), a worldwide multi-platform, multimedia gaming community, introduces “The Gamers Haven,” a mix of free play and tournaments of the most popular games like Transformers. Singularity, Guitar Hero, DJ Hero, Modern Warfare 2, Gears Of War 2, Halo 3, Crackdown 2, Red Dead Redemption, Super Street Fighter IV, Madden 11, and Kane & Lynch 2. SFX360 will be showcasing the Mafia II Demo all weekend as well.