Posts Tagged conventions

SDCC Prep, Again!

I don’t know when SDCC became so close, but suddenly I checked the calendar and it was right around the corner! We’re at 10 days until the big show now, and the schedules are starting to come out a bit at a time. Everything through Saturday has been released, and I’m working on setting up […]

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Life outside of SDCC? Welcome to Sassy Damsels!

While we did make our blog debut at SDCC 2011 last month, it certainly does not mean we are a SDCC-only blog by any means! Nay, we are two damsels who love to write, have opinions, and are gonna be sassy with them!  We will cover a variety of topics but don’t be surprised if […]

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Syfy’s Café Diem: Chan’s Review

Adjacent to the Hard Rock Hotel is a cute little restaurant normally entitled Maryjane’s Coffee Shop.  But, for one week this year of ComicCon, it was transformed into Café Diem, the signature coffee shop from Syfy’s original series Eureka.  The chairs, napkins, décor, menus, and more are completely changed out for Café Diem and Syfy-themed […]

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CNET Base Station featuring GameSpot: Chan’s Review

Free food?  Free internet?  Free stuff?  Too good to be true?  Well, it wasn’t, as CNET‘s Base Station featuring GameSpot took over Lou & Mickey’s on Fifth in the Gaslamp Quarter across from the San Diego Convention Center.  While you did need a ComicCon badge to enter, there was plenty of great stuff awaiting us!  […]

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SDCC 2011 Friday/Saturday/Sunday Quick Recap

Friday we woke up a little earlier to get down to the Nintendo Gaming Lounge and picked up some Legend of Zelda shirts.  We then walked across the street to check out the South Park: Year of the Fan experience and had a wonderful time over there!  Took some great pictures, made an avatar of […]

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Nintendo Invites Fans to Experience Upcoming Game Lineup at Comic-Con 2011

Nintendo’s coming to SDCC with not only a booth but a gamer lounge located in the Marriott Marquis & Marina!  I’m so excited!  I wonder if it will be open 24 hours – you know, when I need that middle-of-the-night game fix.  I am definitely gonna bring my DS with Pokémon White!  Here’s the story […]

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Panel Picking at SDCC!

As my first Comic-Con, I have a feeling many of these tips and “tricks” are ones the veterans already know, but this is what I have picked up by myself and I feel like they may help other newbies!  It also helps me to jot down my own thoughts so I can think of new […]

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Warner Bros. Comic-Con Booth Will Be “On Fire”

Whoa, what?  Yeah, you read it right.  Also, they are giving away a Tweety car!  Straight from comiccon.thewb.com: ANTICIPATION REACHES FEVER PITCH: WARNER BROS. BOOTH WILL BE “ON FIRE” AT COMIC-CON 2011 “Tweet-Worthy”: Studio to Give Away Tweety Bird–Branded Car at the Booth Booth Will Feature Multiple Microsoft Tags, Providing Fans with Exclusive Content and […]

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WB “Bagpacks” for SDCC 2011!

Wow, I am so excited about this swag!  Straight from TheWB.com: Official Bags 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DYNAMIC DUO: WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT AND COMIC-CON RETEAM TO DISTRIBUTE OFFICIAL BAG OF COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO — AND THIS YEAR, IT CONVERTS INTO A BACKPACK!   Fans Checking in at Comic-Con to Receive a Collectible Bag Designed […]

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The “Noob” Feeling.

As much as you can prepare for an event, there comes a time when you just realize that you simply can’t prepare for everything.  You can have your map at the ready, your itinerary cherry picked, your alarm clock set for the wee hours and your “survival bag” in tow. But you’re just not ready. […]

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