Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con 2017 just got awesomer (yes: I said AWESOMER!)

Just received this press release from Stan Lee's folks. I'll post it in its entirety below, but let me hit some of the highlights: Melissa Joan Hart. And most of the rest of the cast of Sabrina the Teenage Witch for a reunion panel. (She seems like she would be fun to hang around with, … Continue reading Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con 2017 just got awesomer (yes: I said AWESOMER!)

Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 First Guest Announcements

Well, this is going to be fairly short, since I'm getting ready to hit the hay before getting up and starting a fun-filled 4-day road trip with the missus across Nevada. This morning, Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg held a press conference at the Utah State Capital Rotunda to announce the first round of guests … Continue reading Salt Lake Comic Con 2017 First Guest Announcements

Phoenix Comicon 2017 gets two more great guests.

Phoenix Comicon has landed another couple guests, both of whom will surely set their fandoms talking.First, we have Garrett Wang, of Star Trek: Voyager. Next, they have managed to stop the ebon speedster, Zoom, aka Teddy Sears from CW's The Flash for the weekend. With three months still to go, it's anyone's guess how many … Continue reading Phoenix Comicon 2017 gets two more great guests.

T-minus 12 days to Salt Lake Comic Con 2016

Okay, so now we're 12 days out from this year's iteration of Salt Lake Comic Con. Let's take a look at what we've got going on, guest-wise, shall we. From CW's Arrow: Stephen Amell makes his triumphant return. Manu Bennett returns to his home away from home. Katie Cassidy, Sean Maher, and Tahmoh Penikett are … Continue reading T-minus 12 days to Salt Lake Comic Con 2016

“Into the Wild” – Making the Movie Review Sausage

If the title of this post sounds a little strange, that's because what you're about to experience is a bit strange. We've all read or watched or listened to people reviewing movies; they're always (well, often, anyway) professionally done, well-considered, logically argued, and presented to you for your consumption and consideration. Well, do you suppose that … Continue reading “Into the Wild” – Making the Movie Review Sausage

30 Days till Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 – A “Pre-retrospective” of sorts.

[Editors' note: nothing in this post should be read as derogatory toward any guest, either mentioned by name or not. That is not the intent. It is simply an exploration of the process and fan mind-set in the lead-up to September's 4th annual Salt Lake Comic Con.] Well, fans, we now have 30 days until … Continue reading 30 Days till Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 – A “Pre-retrospective” of sorts.

CBS fan-film “guidelines”: Let the tap-dancing begin.

Over HERE at Axamonitor, where they are monitoring the ongoing lawsuit between CBS/Paramount and the producers of Axanar, they provide some coverage of an interview with John Van Citters, who bears the impressive-sounding title of "vice president of product development for CBS Consumer Products," about the recently released fan-film guidelines designed to govern Star Trek fan-films. … Continue reading CBS fan-film “guidelines”: Let the tap-dancing begin.

Fan Films win! No, wait… maybe not.

In the wake of the ongoing jackassery that is the lawsuit against Alec Peters and his crowd-funded fan-film Star Trek: Axanar (see my previous coverage of that HERE, HERE, and HERE if you need to catch up), CBS and Paramount have recently released their "guidelines" for Star Trek fan films, in order to ensure that die-hard … Continue reading Fan Films win! No, wait… maybe not.

Fun Firefly Flashback

I got to work this morning to find that we had a new employee.  He worked here as a contractor when I started a year ago,  but his contact ended a couple weeks later. I greeted him and he ups me that mostly what he remembered about our couple weeks of concurrent employment was that … Continue reading Fun Firefly Flashback

Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 – Initial Guest Announcements

Dan Farr and Bryan Brandenburg held a press event at the Utah State Capital rotundo this morning to announce their first slate of guest for this September's 4th annual Salt Lake Comic Con event. While I couldn't personally attend (I'm recovering from ear surgery), I have gleaned the following from across the social media universe … Continue reading Salt Lake Comic Con 2016 – Initial Guest Announcements