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Vikings Sail into San Diego Comic-Con

by Garyon July 31, 2018
For the Sixth year in a row, Vikings has had an activation on the floor at San Diego Comic-Con; its content has varied throughout the years, but what hasn’t, is the goal of bringing fans deep into the world of the show. 2018 proved no exception. This year fans were welcomed into the Seer’s Lair, an […]

Baymax Bounces into San Diego Comic-Con for Big Hero 6 The Series

by Garyon July 27, 2018
Imagine the cutest little girl, in the cutest little voice saying “I love you Baymax,” and Baymax responding, “Baymax loves you too.” Once you have that picture in your mind, you have a glimpse into how adorable the Big Hero 6 panel at San Diego Comic-Con was…but only a glimpse, since adorable was the only […]

Conan is King of Comic-Con 

by Garyon July 27, 2018
Lines, especially at San Diego Comic-Con, the world’s most influential pop culture convention, are a common occurrence. In fact, occasionally, you even need to line up to line up. People are tired, frustrated, and perhaps even little grumpy from sleeping on the pavement (if they could even get some sleep at all.) But the line […]

Chatting Travelers with Composer Adam Lastiwka at Comic-Con

by Garyon July 24, 2018
Adam Lastiwka, composer of the hit sci-fi series Travelers (airing on Showcase in Canada and Netflix everywhere else) can be forgiven for not knowing quite what to expect from San Diego Comic-Con, given 2018 is his first visit to the storied convention. “Wow, there are a ton of people here.” He made the trip to participate […]

Female Actors Gaining Ground in Hollywood

by Garyon July 22, 2018
“I just want to be cast for me,” said Chloe Wang at San Diego Comic-Con’s Women Who Kick Ass panel, an annual discussion of female actors in Hollywood about the challenges and triumphs of being a female in the film business. You probably know Wang’s face but don’t recognize her name; that’s because she’s better […]

The Walking Dead Come Alive at San Diego Comic Con

by Garyon July 20, 2018
San Diego Comic Con is famous for many reasons, not the least of which is the efforts brands go to raise awareness of their properties and engagement with their fans. AMC is no different and located in a prime location directly across from the convention centre and just outside the Hilton Gaslamp where the network […]

Walkers Invade Our World: New AR Game based on TWD

by Garyon July 20, 2018
The Walking Dead has been one of the most successful television franchises in the world over the last eight seasons, and with another season in the pipeline, plus its spinoff Fear the Walking Dead there’s no end in sight for this pop culture juggernaut. Desiring to leave no medium walker-free, AMC partnered with Next Games […]

Avengers: Infinity War, Ten Years in the Making (Spoiler Free Review)

by Garyon April 27, 2018
Avengers: Infinity War has been billed as the most ambitious crossover event in history (a fact which is now a meme). After watching the film, you can see why. Give or take 20 of the actors (I won’t list them all because spoilers) have had their name at the top of a movie poster or […]

Jennifer Spence Talks Travelers

by Garyon December 18, 2017
“It’s a massive risk,” Jennifer Spence, the actor that plays Grace on Travelers, says about the season finale airing on Monday, December 18th on Showcase. “I can’t believe it’s all happening so soon,” she quickly adds, somewhat cryptically. Season two has moved at a breakneck pace and has taken fans through a dark and twisted look […]

Knightfall: A Promise of Things to Come

by Garyon December 13, 2017
If you’re a fan of History’s Vikings, you may have anxiously awaited the arrival of Knightfall, another History series (on A&E TV in the United States) that looks to carve its own notch into the ledger of historical drama. This review does not contain plot-specific spoilers. The first episode begins with a high-octane battle, with knights and […]