Category: Film

Sac-Con 2017

Sac-Con Review (October 8, 2017)

Over thirty years ago, the Sacramento Comic, Toy and Anime Show (SAC-CON) started as a way to connect fans and collectors of comic books and Japanese animation (anime) with their professional counterparts. A little over a decade ago, organizers spun off the comic book and anime into separate events (Sac-Con and SacAnime, respectively) to better focus on programming. The original… Read more →

“Somehow, Carolina [Panthers]’s Jerry Richardson took heat for not acting like a phony. He barely supported his players, didn’t join them on the sideline, and seemed like our safest bet to make a condescending remark that would make everything worse. The players settled the tension a few days later when Richardson invited the captains over to his planta — er, his house for dinner, then probably thought about reenacting Get Out scenes with them before deciding against it.”

— Bill Simmons on Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson regarding recent NFL protests

Chris Hardwick at ID10T Fest 2017

ID10T Fest 2017: Recap

Chris Hardwick might just be one of the hardest working people in show business these days. Hardwick hosts podcasts and television shows, and he evidently creates popular music and comedy festivals now. With the inaugural ID10T Music Festival and Comic Conival at Mountain View’s Shoreline Amphitheatre, Hardwick helped solidify comedy and geek culture’s standing in today’s festival circuit. One of… Read more →

Incredible Hulk Statue - Wizard World Sacramento 2017

Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con 2017: Friday Recap (June 16)

The weekend that Wizard World Sacramento rolls around seems to truly mark the summer season start in the region. When the doors of the Sacramento Convention Center opened at around 4PM on Friday afternoon, the temperature was already around 100 degrees under a relentless bright sun. Official programming didn’t start until 5PM, which explained the early sparse crowd. There were… Read more →

Wizard World Comic Con Sacramento 2017

Wizard World Sacramento Comic Con 2017: Preview (June 16-18)

I grew up in a two-television household: one TV for the parents and the other for us kids. This pre-broadband internet lifestyle meant enjoying entire evenings watching TV shows geared toward me and my young peers. Thankfully, there were specific networks devoted to getting our attention. Of course, there was MTV, but UPN and The WB were there to fill… Read more →