Posts Tagged off-site events

South Park – Year of the Fan Experience: Chan’s Review

South Park seems to be one of those shows that people either love or hate. Admittedly, there are some extremely crass moments in the show, but over the years it has really matured into some upscale crass. Famed episodes like “Make Love, Not Warcraft” and “Trapped in the Closet” have really brought it out into […]

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Marked Men III Party: Chan’s Review

So picture this:  A party with pirates on pirate ships used in a little movie called Pirates of the Caribbean.  Booze, good spirits, and YAR!ring all around.  This sounds like the makings of a pretty cool venue with some pretty cool attendees, which is why my ComicCon group purchased tickets about a month before the […]

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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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Nerdist Podcast featuring Matt Smith and Karen Gillan – Nikki’s Review

I promise that a more detailed write up will be coming from me soon, but right now (as I’m still tired and recovering from jet lag/convention lag/whatever you’d like it call it) I’m going to touch on a few of my favorite moments from San Diego Comic Con. And it shouldn’t come as much of […]

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Cirque du Soleil’s KÀ Battle San Diego: Chan’s Review

Once I heard about this free off-site event, I had to check it out.  I have been a huge fan of Cirque du Soleil for years and years – I have seen at least six or seven of their shows and my dream for a long time was to be a costume designer for a […]

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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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SDCC 2011 Wednesday/Thursday Quick Recap

Wow!  So we arrived in San Diego Wednesday afternoon and went straight to satellite to pick up badges – Town & Country Convention Center.  We got in line around 5:50pm, left with our badges about 2 hours later, then walked down the street and went shopping for a bit in Fashion Valley, rounding out our […]

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Cowboys & Aliens World Premiere at SDCC 2011!

So @CowboysAliens just posted a picture of the amazingly epic (and huge) poster going up on the Hilton: If you text “Cowboys” to 834567, the following message is texted to you: Be on the look out for Cowboys & Aliens gold bricks – get one and you could win tickets to the World Premiere at […]

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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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CNET Base Station Featuring GameSpot During Comic-Con

A little off-site goodness, food, and re-charging?  I think so!  Throw in some prizes and other goodies and you have this little gem!  I already RSVP’ed — will you?  -:) Power up. Play on.  You don’t need superpowers to get the superhero treatment. Just stop by the CNET Base Station featuring GameSpot’s Game Room during […]

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