San Diego Comic-Con 2015

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Movie Review: Terminator Genisys

Josh & Violet and guest writers David & Tamara share their male vs. female perspective reviews of the latest Terminator movie! More »

A Geek’s Guide to Summer TV 2015

We’ve put together a list of 16 new and 13 returning TV shows airing this Summer! More »

A Geek’s Guide to Summer Movies 2015

Check out our timeline of geeky movies coming out this summer! How do Josh’s & Violet’s excitement levels compare for each film? More »

Movie Review: Jurassic World

Josh and Violet share their male vs. female perspective reviews of Jurassic World, and making their debut, our guest writers David and Tamara share their male vs. female perspective reviews as well! More »

 

Josh and Violet’s SDCC 2015 Panel Picks

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It’s that time again – time for San Diego Comic-Con! SDCC 2015 kicks off Wednesday, July 8 with Preview Night, then is in full swing from Thursday, July 9 through Sunday, July 12. Josh and Violet have each put together a list of the panels they’re most excited about! Read on to find out what those panels are, and to see how alike or different their lists are as well!

Movie Review: Terminator Genisys

TerminatorGenisys

Check out Josh and Violet’s male vs. female perspective reviews of Terminator Genisys, directed by Alan Taylor, and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emila Clarke, Jason Clarke, and Jai Courtney! Guest writers David and Tamara provide their male vs. female perspective reviews as well!

SDCC Tips: Seating Capacity

by Violet

San Diego Comic-Con 2012

Are you going to San Diego Comic-Con and wondering what the seating capacity is for each room? Well, look no further, as we have broken it down for you room by room below! We also offer advice on evaluating the popularity of a panel based on seating capacity and using the MySched “Popular” feature. 

SDCC to Remain in San Diego Through 2018

San Diego Comic-Con through 2018

After months of negotiations between the City of San Diego and Comic-Con International, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced at a press conference this morning that San Diego Comic-Con would remain in San Diego for an additional two years, which means that SDCC will be in San Diego at least through 2018.

SDCC 2015: Nerd HQ Conversations for a Cause Schedule

Nerd HQ 2015

Last night, Zachary Levi’s company, The Nerd Machine, announced the initial schedule for its 5th annual Conversations for a Cause panels at Nerd HQ. Read on for all the details.

SDCC 2015: Return of the Hall H Wristbands

SDCC 2014, Hall H line

Yesterday, CCI posted its guidelines for lining up for Hall H, which was basically the same information they provide every year about what you can and can’t bring into line with you, and where you can use the restroom in the middle of the night. Today, CCI posted its policy regarding the Hall H “Toucan Tracker” wristbands — and it seems to be quite a bit different than last year.

SDCC 2015: Hall H Plaza Park Lines

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Today on the Toucan Blog, CCI released information on how to line up for Hall H.

SDCC 2015: Geeks Go Glam Party

Geeks Go Glam

Now that you’ve had a chance to look at the official Thursday schedule for San Diego Comic-Con, you can start finalizing your plans for what you’re going to do Thursday night after the con! Or maybe you don’t have a badge for SDCC and are looking for something geeky to do in San Diego that night? Well, look no further, because The Nerdy Girlie (Megan Gotch) and Being Geek Chic (Liz Giorgi) have the perfect solution for you with their Geeks Go Glam party! Read on for more details!

SDCC Tips and Giveaway: Keep Your Devices Powered Up

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Only 15 days until San Diego Comic-Con! With so much to see and do at SDCC, we know you’re going to want to take tons of pictures (but not with a selfie stick!) and Periscope (except during panels) and tweet all about it, and while you’re waiting in the long lines, you’re going to want to use your electronic devices to keep you entertained. The problem with that is your phone, camera, tablet, and laptop batteries will likely run out of juice at some point throughout each long day! Read on as we offer some tips and a giveaway to help with that problem!

The Last Ship Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 10: No Place Like Home

The Last Ship, Season 1 Episode 10, No Place Like Home

Violet recaps the Season 1 finale of The Last Ship, where the U.S.S. Nathan James makes contact with Baltimore and some crew members go ashore! Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts about the episode. 

SDCC Tips: How to Avoid Con Crud

by Violet
San Diego Comic-Con, SDCC

At the time of writing this, we are just 3 weeks away from San Diego Comic-Con! One thing SDCC newbies might not be aware of (I know we had no clue about it our first time until it was too late) is that if you’re not careful, you could end up with a case of Con Crud. What is Con Crud, and how can you avoid getting it? Read on to find out!

Movie Review: Jurassic World

Jurassic World

Check out Josh and Violet’s male vs. female perspective reviews of Jurassic World, directed by Colin Trevorrow, and starring Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Vincent D’Onofrio! Also, following Josh and Violet’s reviews, our guest writers David and Tamara share their male vs. female perspective reviews as well! Both male reviews are on the left side, and the female reviews are on the right. We keep it all mostly spoiler-free. If there are any spoilers, there will be a warning. 

Game of Thrones Episode Recap, Season 5 Episode 9: The Dance of Dragons

Game of Thrones, Season 5 Episode 9, The Dance of Dragons
Violet provides a recap of Season 5 Episode 9, titled The Dance of Dragons, where it’s time for the Great Games! Meanwhile, Jon Snow returns with the Wildlings, Stannis makes a big decision, Arya sees a familiar face, and Jaime comes to an agreement with Prince Doran. Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts about the episode. 

The SDCC 2015 Schedule So Far…

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The official San Diego Comic-Con schedule isn’t due to start coming out until around June 25. Usually what happens is that two weeks before Comic-Con, CCI will release the schedule day by day. So this year we would get Thursday’s schedule on Thursday, June 25, then Friday’s schedule on Friday, June 26, etc. However, several studios have already begun announcing their schedules! We have put together a list of the panels announced so far in the major rooms (Hall H, Ballroom 20, Indigo Ballroom, Room 6BCF, Room 6A, and Room 6DE), by room and time.

SDCC Tips: Start Getting in Shape NOW

by Violet
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Only 4 weeks until San Diego Comic-Con! It’s not too late to start getting in shape for the big con! You may be wondering, “Why would I need to get in shape for a comic convention?” It may sound a little silly on the surface, but if you’re not in shape at all, this is something you must do in order to tackle the behemoth that is San Diego Comic-Con. Read on for some helpful hints.

SDCC Tips: Parking

San Diego Comic-Con parking

So you’re going to Comic-Con. You emerged victorious from the super stressful online badge sales, survived Hotelpocalypse, and maybe even booked a flight. Now comes the next thing to worry about: parking! Prepaid parking through Ace Parking opens to the public on Monday, June 8. Read on for our advice on deciding which lot to park in…

Game of Thrones Giveaway

Game of Thrones giveaway 2015
As Season 5 of Game of Thrones is drawing to a close, we’ve decided to host a Game of Thrones giveaway! Enter to win the Game of Thrones swag bag that HBO gave away at San Diego Comic-Con last year, plus we’re throwing in a couple of Funko POP! Vinyl figures! Read on for more details and for your chance to win.

Game of Thrones Episode Recap: Season 5 Episode 8 – Hardhome

Game of Thrones, Season 5 Episode 8, Hardhome

Josh recaps Season 5 Episode 8 of Game of Thrones, titled Hardhome, where Jon Snow tries to convince the Wildlings to come back with him, Tyrion and Daenerys discuss the Iron Throne, Cersei gets a visit from Qyburn, and Theon makes a confession to Sansa about her little brothers! Following the recap, both Josh and Violet share their thoughts about the episode. 

Spider-Man Follow Up

by Josh
Spiderman Marvel and Sony Deal

So I wanted to provide some follow up thoughts to the news regarding Spider-Man. I previously posted my thoughts when this all initially went down here. On April 11, Collider released an interview with Kevin Feige regarding the future of the Spider-Man franchise, and personally, everything sounds pretty good to me as far as the direction Spider-Man will be going.

Phoenix Comicon 2015: Final Thoughts

Phoenix Comicon 2015

Phoenix Comicon 2015 took place Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31 at the Phoenix Convention Center. This was our second time attending the con. In this post, we each provide our final thoughts about this year’s Phoenix Comicon! 

Phoenix Comicon 2015: The Sunday Report

Phoenix Comicon 2015, Christopher Lloyd

Great Scott! Josh recaps our final panel of Phoenix Comicon, which took place on Sunday, May 31: Doc Brown himself from Back to the Future, Christopher Lloyd! 

Phoenix Comicon 2015: The Saturday Report – Part 2

Phoenix Comicon 2015, Alyson Hannigan, Alexis Denisof

In Part 2 of our Phoenix Comicon Saturday Report, Violet recaps the David Morrissey panel (you know him better as The Governor on The Walking Dead), then Josh recaps the Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof panel (that’s Willow and Wesley from Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and finally, Violet finishes off the day with a recap of Katee Sackhoff’s panel (Starbuck from Battlestar Galactica)!  

Phoenix Comicon 2015: The Saturday Report – Part 1

Phoenix Comicon 2015

Saturday at Phoenix Comicon 2015 was a day full of celebrity panels for us! We’ve split up the recap into 2 parts. Part 1 features Violet’s recap of the Summer Glau panel, who is best known as River Tam on Firefly/Serenity, followed by Josh’s recap of Jason Momoa’s panel, better known as Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones! Part 2 will include David Morrisey, Alyson Hannigan, Alexis Denisof, and Katee Sackhoff.

Phoenix Comicon 2015: The Friday Report – Part 2

Phoenix Comicon 2015

In Part 2 of our Friday Report for Phoenix Comicon, Violet recaps the Edward James Olmos and Mary McDonnell panel (better known as Admiral Adama and President Roslin from Battlestar Galactica), followed by the Charisma Carpenter panel (most people know her as Cordelia Chase from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel). Finally, Josh wraps things up with our final Friday activity, the Sherlock Murder Mystery!

Phoenix Comicon 2015: The Friday Report – Part 1

Phoenix Comicon 2015
This year was our second year attending Phoenix Comicon, which took place Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31, 2015! Josh takes you through our Thursday night journey to Phoenix, as well as our Friday morning at Phoenix Comicon, including the Experiencing Phoenix Comicon panel, and walking around the Exhibit Hall, plus attending the Jason Isaacs panel! Part 2 of our Friday Report features Edward James Olmos and Mary McDonnell, Charisma Carpenter, and the Sherlock Murder Mystery!

Game of Thrones Episode Recap, Season 5 Episode 7: The Gift

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Violet provides a recap of Season 5 Episode 7, titled The Gift, where Sam defends Gilly, Sansa begs Theon for help, Cersei visits the High Sparrow, and Jorah and Tyrion are sold to fight in the fighting pits! Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts about the episode. 

Movie Review: Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

Check out Josh and Violet’s male vs. female perspective reviews of Disney’s Tomorrowland, directed by Brad Bird, and co-written by Brad Bird and Damon Lindelof, starring George Clooney, Britt Robertson, and Hugh Laurie!

Game of Thrones Episode Recap – Season 5 Episode 6 – Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken

Game of Thrones, Season 5 Episode 6, Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken
Check out Josh’s recap of Season 5 Episode 6 of Game of Thrones, titled Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken, where Arya moves on to the next level, Jorah and Tyrion have some unexpected company, Littlefinger returns to King’s Landing, Jaime and Bronn find Myrcella in Dorne, Loras is questioned by the High Sparrow, and Sansa weds Ramsay Bolton! Following the recap, both Josh and Violet share their thoughts about the episode.

A Geek’s Guide to Summer TV 2015

by Violet
A Geek's Guide to Summer TV 2015

Now that our favorite regular season TV shows have had their season finales, it’s time to look ahead to the Summer season! If you’ve ever thought that there’s nothing to watch on TV during the Summer, think again. We’ve put together a list of 29 geeky TV shows – 16 new and 13 returning – that will air this Summer. Read on to find out what they are, when they premiere, and to watch the trailers!

Movie Review – Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Check out Josh and Violet’s spoiler-free male vs. female perspective reviews of Mad Max: Fury Road, directed and co-written by George Miller, and starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, and Nicholas Hoult!