Archive for August, 2013

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Report on: FanExpo 2013

FanExpo is a predominant vertex of the Canadian convention scene, drawing thousands upon thousands to what’s roughly the scene’s big end to the summer. FanExpo is the size all conventions aspire to be, and while the organizers do not have a perfect record, it’s still a must-go for any GTA comic fan who can’t afford San Diego. This year’s FanExpo took place August 22nd to 25th at the Metro Toronto Convention Center. Like always, it was one incredible weekend where Geek is Good.

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Annoying Orange Teletoon Premiere

Last week I was invited to the Teletoon screening room along with producers, animators and Teletoon executives for an exclusive screening of the first two episodes and a Q&A with Annoying Orange creator Dane Boedigheimer. Season one premieres on TELETOON on Thursday, September 5 at 6:15 p.m. ET/PT.

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Trailer Trash Podcast Episode Three

On this episode of Trailer Trash, Blake and Chris have salon quality hair, discover the true ‘Bigger Jaws’ and drool over the greatest teaser ever. Anchorman 2  The Walking Dead [...]

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Alice’s ‘Been Reading’ July 2013 – Hawkeye, Saga, Heartless, Adventure Time, Life Begins at Incorporation, Britt Wilson’s Greatest Book on Earth!

Welcome to the third installment of my ‘Been Reading’ reviews – single-paragraph breakdowns of some of the books I’ve been reading this past month (and posting about on my instagram, @TheAliceQuinn). If you like what you see, you can check out the first and second editions of ‘Been Reading’ too!

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Report on: ConBravo 2013

ConBravo 2013 was a three dimensional experience, including not just a multilevel (and slightly labyrinthine) venue but also tons of interactivity. Internet icons shared stage space with each other and local convention icons like the 404s and Dr. Holocaust. But the convention offered a lot more than just the big names who showed up.

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Report on: TFCon 2013

Being a Transformers fan is an everyday occupation, with a steady stream of new comics and new toys to pay attention to and an active culture on the internet. Interest in the brand peaks not when new movies come out, but when for one weekend, all Cybertronians and Canadians are closest. For eleven years running, TFCon summons an enormous and diverse family of Transformers fans.

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Episode 101

08/06/2013