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Modesto’s Classic Comic Con 2017

Modesto's Classic Comic Con 2017

Modesto, Califoria. Birthplace of Star Wars creator George Lucas, the Avengers Jeremy Renner, and Buffy’s James Marsters . It is often considered the home of pop-culture, and this year Steam House Entertainment intends to help Modesto keep that title by announcing the 3rd year of Classic Comic Con. This year ...

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ToG At The Con: Day 3 At Fan Expo Dallas 2017 – The Final Day

Fan Expo Dallas 2017

Fan Expo Dallas 2017 – Day 3 Day 3 of Fan Expo Dallas 2017 ended and Temple of Geek departed. You can tell people were exhausted by the end of this thing. Today was my last two photo-ops and just a fan day for me. I hit the floor and did ...

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Five Fun Facts About Julie Dolan Before Meeting Her At Colossus Con 2017

Colossus Con 2017

Colossus Con is coming to Pleasanton, California this Saturday April 8th, 2017. There is going to be a lot going on at this convention and Temple of Geek is here to give you a head start. Back in January, I got to speak with Julie Dolan and asked her 10 questions ...

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ToG At The Con: Day 2 At Fan Expo Dallas 2017

Fan Expo Dallas 2017 – Day 2 Day 2 of Fan Expo Dallas 2017 has come and gone. This was the day that I was waiting for. The day that the celebrities would be here to sign. The day where we would be able to interview guests. The day that… ...

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ToG At The Con: Day 1 At Fan Expo Dallas 2017

Fan Expo Dallas 2017 – Day 1 We have arrived! Fan Expo Dallas kicked off with a bang! Temple of Geek was on site for Day 1 to have a little fun and check out the happenings. I myself was here today for one very specific purpose, Mark Hamill. As ...

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Colossus Con Pop Culture Convention Invades Pleasanton April 8th!

Colossus Con

COLOSSUS CON Attention all geeks! The City of Pleasanton is about to become the geek capital of Northern California. The Colossus Con Pop Culture Convention coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds April 8th, 2017. This convention will be a family-friendly celebration of all things pop culture from comic books to movies ...

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Cosplay in 2017: Predictions and Trends

As the first day of spring  has come and passed another season is announced, cosplay season.  Every year around this time cosplayers start to show off the costumes they’ve been grinding on for the past months. And every year we see cosplay trends explode! With six Marvel movies, two DC films, six ...

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LBCE 2017 – The Con After the Storm

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Not even rain could keep the con goers away from this year’s Long Beach Comic Expo (LBCE). As everyone knows, California is known for its constant sunny days. Well, that was not the case in the days leading up to Long Beach Comic Expo. It rained and stormed like nobodies busy down ...

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Geeking out at NOLA Gaming Fest 2017

I had the pleasure of attending the second annual NOLA Gaming Fest. Gamers old and young, hardcore to casual, found themselves at the Ponchatrain Center in the New Orleans Area to compete in tournaments and speak with vendors and game developers. I was able to chat with a couple of ...

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New Jersey Horror Con & Film Festival

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This year’s con season is in full swing and there are more cons than ever. Every year more and more con’s are popping up all over the country and they aren’t just about comics anymore. This year New Jersey has a new convention that will bring horror to life. Well, ...

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Meet The Cast Of The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rocky Horror

Are you ready for the 16th annual FAN EXPO DALLAS™?  The convention is set for Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center. This year several of the actors from the famous cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be on hand in attendance.  This will includes a ...

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Long Beach Comic Expo Returns Feb. 18-19, 2017

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ICYMI: Con season is upon us once more. I hope you have been saving your money! In just under 2 weeks, Long Beach, CA will be invaded by geeks and nerds from all over. Long Beach Comic Expo is returning to the Long Beach Convention Center on February 18th – 19th! Personally, ...

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Whedonverse Cosplay Photoshoot & Picnic

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Do you love Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Doctor Horrible, and Cabin in the Woods? Are you a HUGE Joss Whedon fan and you happen to live in Southern California? Well, if you answered yes to any of these questions then I have some excellent news for you! Whedoncon 2017  is coming our way ...

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Fan Expo Dallas 2017 Will Mark The Final Texas Appearance For Stan Lee

Stan Lee’s Farewell One of geek cultures biggest legends is coming to FAN EXPO DALLAS™ March 31 – April 2, 2017. That legend is Stan Lee. If you ever wanted to meet him and you live in Texas, you need to get to this con. Why you ask? First of all, ...

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The Aesthetic Gamer- Road from Bane of War VII 2017

Kevin here with my experience of Bane of War VII 2017. It was a great weekend and hard fought tournament with some really good games but overall turned out in defeat for the fatherland… Although not entirely as top prize went to the Axis players! 50 players from all over ...

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C3: Comic Creator Conference – Coming to Long Beach, CA

MAD Event Management and the organizers of Long Beach Comic Con & Expo are proud to introduce C3 – Comic Creator Conference! C3 is an event designed to connect professional comic creatives with other high-level industry professionals to empower them with exclusive and personal insight. As well as, directly connecting them with ...

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Comic Excitement Convention Happening Now – Downtown Los Angeles

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What are you doing right now? What are you doing this weekend? Do you live in Southern California and you love Comics, Cosplaying, and Excitement? Well I have something here to relieve your boredom, a COMIC CONVENTION! I know right! Amazing! The Comic Excitement Convention is happening right now at ...

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The Aesthetic Gamer- Road to Bane of War VII 2017

Kevin here with my first article on tabletop war-gaming called the Aesthetic Gamer. As the title indicates when it comes to gaming on the tabletop I aim for the aesthetic/fun side of war-gaming and try to squeeze a victory with that as my focus. It is just gaming after all ...

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Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con 2017 in Review

Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con 2017 Despite an early morning disagreement I had with a volunteer over wristband placement (Sorry about that…), Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con 2017 was a fun and stress free experience, and that’s saying something in comparison to other years that it seems will ...

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Beyond – A New Drama Series Coming to Freeform

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Beyond is a new drama series about Holden, a young man who wakes from a coma after 12 years. After waking he discovers he has new abilities that propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy. Now, Holden must try to figure out what happened to him during those ...

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Cary Elwes Panel – Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con 2016

“As you wish.” Three words from one of the most iconic and beloved films, The Princess Bride. Those particular words were spoken by the handsome Cary Elwes, as Westley, to his beloved Buttercup. As You Wish is also the title of his new novel about his time on the set of The Princess Bride.  ...

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Ozobot – A Tiny Robot That’s Fun & Educational

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Chelsea and I met with the folks from Ozobot at Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con to learn about their tiny robot, Evo. Let me just say that this little guy is AMAZING! Evollve Inc., maker of the award-winning Ozobot Bit, recently released Evo. This game-changing robot encourages creative thinking and social interaction for ages 8 ...

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CW’s The Flash Panel – Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con

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Check out the cast of The Flash in their panel discuss below. The cast of CW’s The Flash took to the Hot Topic Main Stage at Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con on Saturday. Through out this panel the cast discussed their characters, their involvement with Team Flash, and a little bit of the ...

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Kings of Con Panel – Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con 2016

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Kings of Con stars Rob Benedict and Richard Speight, Jr. are not strangers to the convention circuit. Now having their own panel moderator is something they are not used to. Both of these guys have been attending and hosting Supernatural conventions since forever. Well, that’s how it feels at least. However, their constant ...

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Luke Cage Panel – Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con 2016

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Below are highlights from the Luke Cage panel at Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con 2016. Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con 2016 had quite the turn out this year. Formerly known as Comikaze, this year’s convention took Los Angeles, California by storm. The above panel was just one of many standing room only panels to take ...

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Slade Vs. Wizard World Austin 2016: Death to Ming Edition

Flash, a-ah, saviour of the universe Flash, a-ah, he’ll save everyone of us Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha Flash, a-ah, he’s a miracle Flash, a-ah, king of the impossible   He’s for everyone of us Stand for everyone of us He’ll save with a mighty hand ...

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Katie and Chelsea Invade Long Beach Comic Con 2016

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Convention season is in full swing. It has only been a week and we’re still feeling the con withdrawal. Last weekend, the Long Beach Convention Center became a mecca for con-goers, cosplayers, artists, and celebrities when it hosted Long Beach Comic Con 2016.  This year’s convention had quite the turn out. ...

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Be Prepared – Girl Scouts Invade Long Beach Comic Con

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Thanks to generous donations and grants, more than 400 Greater Los Angeles Girl Scouts in grades K-12 – including 100 girls from underserved communities – will take part in a special program. These girls will be meeting comic professionals and attending workshops where they can earn their Comic Artist, Drawing, ...

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Slade vs. Amazing Houston: A Con That Is Every Bit Of Amazing

Another week, another convention for the Temple of Geek crew. This time, we traveled to Houston Texas to attend the Amazing Houston Comic Con. This convention has been going strong for three years in the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. This year the convention brought out their ...

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Long Beach Comic Con – Sept. 17th & 18th – Highlights

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The 8th Annual Long Beach Comic Con will take place Saturday, September 17th and 18th, 2016 at the Long Beach Convention Center. This year’s convention will feature an impressive array of more than 120 pop culture guests, more than 130 panels, and unique partnerships with the Columbia Memorial Space Center and Girl Scouts ...

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Slade vs. Geekinomicon: A New Convention in Oklahoma

I visited the great state of Oklahoma this Labor Day weekend to attend Geekinomicon. This con is a first year convention that ran for three days in the Cox Convention Center located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City. When I entered the Cox Center, I learned very quickly that this was not a going ...

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NerdCon 2016 – A Show for Nerds by Nerds

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NerdCon began back in 2014 when 4 Nerds decided to build a nerd convention from the ground up for other nerds like them. This idea transformed into what is now their motto “A Show for Nerds by Nerds.” By creating this convention and continuing to be completely immersed in nerd ...

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Dragon Con 2016: An appreciation for smaller cons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dumik9zfM7E&feature=youtu.be Trey Guillory Trey Anthony Guillory (a.k.a. Trey Guillotine) is an aspiring journalist, a YouTuber, and a huge nerd.

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Anime Fest 2016

Anime Fest was held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on August 12th-15th. I arrived with my friends at the hotel Friday afternoon and it was the most clustered I had seen the hotel all weekend. Parking and valet garage full, about a 15 minute wait to get our car up ...

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2016 San Diego Comic Con International – We Saw Some Stuff

San Diego Comic Con 2016

San Diego Comic-Con International! The one weekend in July that the Geek &Nerd Universe looks forward to every year. The one weekend a year that a bunch of actors, producers, directors, writers, and artists can showcase their current and future projects. We get special movie and tv show trailers and ...

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I Want To Be A Wizard – Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

2011 was the last time I sat in a movie theater dressed as a wizard waiting not so patiently for Harry Potter to fill the screen. It has been 5 years since the last time I was fully immersed in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Yes, I have been ...

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Warner Bros + Comic Con = ALL THE TRAILERS

It’s Day 3 of  2016 San Diego Comic Con International and the Warner Bros. Pictures just hit us with a bunch of amazing movie trailers. CHECK IT OUT!!!!! Wonder Woman This trailer has just blown me away! I mean Wonder Woman looks amazing and strong and just so BADASS!!!! I can’t ...

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NerdCon 2016 – A Celebration of Nerdy Culture – You Should Attend!

Welcome to the beginning of Con Season. Some think that San Diego Comic Con marks the end of the Convention Season, but I honestly think it is only the beginning. The Summer into Fall time is probably the busiest time of the year for those who love Conventions. It get’s ...

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MAD Events Gear Up for East & West Coast Conventions

Convention season is coming! I hope your wallets are ready! I know my isn’t quite yet. As I prepare for the Con Season,  I always do a little research so I am super prepared for what I will be getting when I step through those doors. Well lucky for us ...

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Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 LIVE!!

Need to know how to watch Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016? The Star Wars Show is live streaming the event now. You can watch the stream below.       Danniel Slade Slade started Temple of Geek in 2012 with his friend as a podcast. Since then, it has become ...

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NOLA Time Fest 2016 Geek Out Special: Who’s your favorite Doctor?

Trey Guillory Trey Anthony Guillory (a.k.a. Trey Guillotine) is an aspiring journalist, a YouTuber, and a huge nerd.

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MCM London Comic Con 2016 – A Day On

On the last weekend in May, a record-breaking 133,156 people showed up at the Excel Centre in London to attend MCM London Comic Con; a three day pop-culture affair. I was fortunate enough to be granted press passes to the event and here are the photos and videos I collected from the show. Enjoy! ...

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See William Shatner for Free at Fan Expo Dallas

Celebrating Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary, Legendary Captain Kirk to Officially Open Convention with Free Presentation on June 3     DALLAS, DATE – Half a century ago, Capt. James T. Kirk and his brave crew embarked on a 5-year mission into the final frontier, exploring strange new worlds, seeking out ...

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Frightmare – So Much Fun They’ll Have to Drag You Out

  Where to start?  Imagine watching Scream with the killers Matthew Lillard and Skeet Ulrich, and being able to watch Day of the Dead in the presence of none other than George Romero.  That is but a taste of the epicness of the Texas Frightmare Weekend–and that was Thursday before ...

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The TARDIS Has Landed in Texas (Press Release)

Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi, Michelle Gomez and Jenna Coleman Together for First Time Ever in North America at Fan Expo Dallas Texas’ Largest Gathering of Pop Culture Lovers Taking Over Dallas Convention Center for Three Days DALLAS, April 15, 2016 – The Lone Star State’s biggest congregation of comics, sci-fi, ...

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A Salute to Supernatural Convention in Las Vegas – It’s the Place to Be! Part 2

I hope you at least browsed through Part 1…. If not, Click Here, I can wait. Plus, it is totally worth going through and checking out the pictures and videos. I know you want to hear Gil McKinney sing a Michael Bublé song. It’s worth it. Sorry I couldn’t help ...

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ToG at the Con – The Hot Con 2016

What does Claudia Wells, Sean Schemmel, Jim Cummings and Hacksaw Jim Duggan all have in common? They were in attendance at the Heart of Texas Comic Con in Waco this past weekend! They also happen to be from some of my favorite shows and movies from my childhood. This convention ...

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A Salute to Supernatural Convention in Las Vegas – It’s the place to be! Part 1

For the past 5 years, my sister and I have packed our trench coats, plaid shirts, and Samulets to spend 3-4 days with the cast and fans of Supernatural. And this year was no different. We packed our bags and hit the road to Las Vegas, Nevada. Vegas Con is the ...

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Heart of Texas Comic-con Highlife Video Con Carne

HOTcon was this past weekend, Temple of Geek was there and had a blast. Here’s a quick video with more content coming soon. Temple of Geek Contributor

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Hero Con Toy Show – Toyz in the ATX

Temple of Geek was in Austin Texas on Saturday attending the Hero Con Toy Show. There were vendors from all over Texas with amazing toys. We also got to see some kick ass cosplay as well! We got to the show at 9:30 and noticed not all the vendors had not ...

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