Not long before we headed out to San Diego Comic-Con, my friend Elsha Wolf mentioned that she was dressing as a hat, specifically, the orange and yellow beanie that mercenary Jayne Cobb wears in an episode of Firefly. It's hard to imagine how someone plans on dressing as a hat until you see it, but, ... More >>
The Paley Center for MediaThe faces behind Justice League: Doom, which screened at the Paley Center last nightNearly every seat was filled inside the Paley Center for Thursday night's screening of Justice League: Doom. The latest in DC's string of direct-to-DVD releases, Doom will hit the str ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSan Diego Comic-Con 2011For the past three years that I've been covering conventions for LA Weekly, people have been telling me to go to Atlanta for Dragon*Con. I've heard it from commenters, friends and professional contacts. There are many who believe that Dragon*Con is the ... More >>
Dianne GarciaNathan Fillion See more photos in "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Preview Night," "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day One," "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day Two,""San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day Three" and "San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Day Four."
Nathan Fillion is no stranger to comic book convention ... More >>
Shannon CottrellLast year, convention goers dressed as the Doctor and Amy. This year, Matt Smith and Karen Gillan will appear at SDCC.More in "San Diego Comic-Con Announces Thursday July 21 Schedule: Bruce Campbell, Yoshiki, Stan Lee, Mike Judge and More.", "San Diego Comic-Con Announces Frid ... More >>
We're dorky for the hilarious comedy of Jackie Kashian, who brings her podcast The Dork Forest to NerdMelt at Meltdown Comics on Thursday, July 7, with guests Dana Gould and James Urbaniak. While on vacation in Australia, she kindly A'ed our Q's.
Congratulations on 45 episodes of The Dork ... More >>
For more than five years, Thrilling Adventure Hour has been bringing L.A. a dose of "old-time radio." Well, sort of. Created by writers Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, Thrilling Adventure Hour is actually a stage show done in the style of radio. In other words, you're watching actors on stage in front o ... More >>
The Venture Bros., which begins the second half of its fourth season Sunday night at 11:30 on Adult Swim, is a curious show. It hasn't won the awards that Robot Chicken and The Boondocks have. It didn't spawn a rock band with a Billboard top 20 album like Metalocalypse did. It doesn't have the super ... More >>
Check out our Comic-Con picks for Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Sunday is Kids' Day at San Diego Comic-Con. Throughout the day, there will be lots of events for the young ones. But, if you don't have kids and you're not completely exhausted, there might be a few panels for you too. If you've been ... More >>
Friday, June 23 is Star Wars Day at San Diego Comic-Con. Bring a lightsaber. SDCC announced its Friday schedule this morning. Even if you're one of the few that isn't into Star Wars, there will be plenty to do. Here are our picks from the schedule. Feel free to leave your own in the comment section. ... More >>
Photo by Jonathan ReillyNathan Fillion strikes his best heroic pose as Annie Savage looks on
Fearless superheroes battling feathered evildoers, male Martians having their egg sacs (!) violated by their disgusted compadres, and pint-sized sidekicks being brainwashed by Nazi vamps to assassinat ... More >>
Hi, I'm David Faustino, and this is what happens when I drink (so drunk right now):
You may remember me from a little show STILL ON TELEVISION called Married... with Children. It's generated over a biiiiiiiillion dollars for... Well, I don't really know who gets all the money... But anywa ... More >>
Nicole CamposCastle... er, Fillion poses with his magnum opusThere have been plenty of book tie-ins for cult favorite television series' over the years, from Twin Peaks' Secret Diary of Laura Palmer to Dale Cooper: My Life, My Tapes, etc. Even Californication's Hank Moody recently had his ca ... More >>