Today we talk about the googs buying Motorola, HP shutting down WebOS, some Bioware news, and on the set with Batman/Avengers. We review A Day in the Life, The Guild, and Aisha Tyler's new podcast Girl on Guy. Lastly we…
The biggest, scariest, and most hectic nerd convention in all the land is almost upon us, San Diego Comic Con International! Even if you’ve been your fair share of nerd conventions, I assure you, there is nothing on Earth like San Diego Comic Con. For the next few days I’ll be dropping some Comic Con knowledge bombs so that you can have the best time humanly possible at the world’s biggest nerd gathering.
The internet exploded this morning with information so amazing, it can simply be described as “epic”. One of our favorite nerds, Felicia Day has been hinting at a #secretproject for weeks now, but details have been scant at best. Well this morning, bright and early, the bomb was dropped. Felicia Day was approached by Bioware to create a web-series based on their Dragon Age franchise! This was something I wasn’t aware that I really wanted until it actually existed, sort of like sweet and spicy Doritos (soooo good)
Check out our exclusive interview with Amy Okuda from the award winning web series “The Guild”.
I’m a convention nerd. I pretty much always have been. My first convention was at a local Holiday Inn in Fort Myers Florida. It featured “Q” from Star Trek the Next Generation and Buck Rogers star Erin Grey. I remember loving it, even though by today’s convention standards it was pretty awful. I’ve also managed to make it out to my fair share of Comic Cons in San Diego. For those that have not been, it’s the nerd version of the Hajj. Every once in a while you’ll luck out at a convention and capture a really amazing moment.
My history with The Guild and, more appropriately, Felicia Day is probably not typical. The first time I had really seen her was in a quirky Cheetos commercial where she ruins someone’s laundry because they were an asshole. I thought…
So you have a nerdy circle one(husband, boyfriend, wife, girlfriend, friend, crush, sibling, child) and you want to get them into comics. Well that is how comics work best, much like the crack dealer on the corner (we all have one right?) you get them started on a freebie and before you know it they will be making weekly trips to the comic shop of choice and picking up their scrips (its what the cool kids call a subscription) and reading joyously all night.