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VR Experience to Augment Science Channel’s Secret Space Escapes

Okay, this is just plain nerdy and cool and everything I want to wake up to on a Friday morning. Variety let us know that Secret Space Escapes, the new Science Channel show that will bring us straight into Gravity-esque space snafus, is going to come locked and loaded with accompanying VR scenarios for perusal on any of our other...

SXSW Canceling Pro- and Anti- GamerGate Panels Because of ‘Violent Threats’

Just when I thought I’d never have to hear about GamerGate again, BAM! right in the kisser… According to Jezebel, a South by Southwest Interactive panel called “Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games” disappeared from the March 2016 schedule. The panelists were told by the event’s organizers that the sudden cancellation...

Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo: Come Meet Legion of Leia Founder Jenna Busch

Yup, writing titles in the first person again! Hey Legion! Are you going to be in LA on Halloween weekend? I’m doing ten, yes, ten panels at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo, including two with the incomparable Stan Lee! I’d love to see you guys! We have a table on the floor (#KO6) this year as well and I have Legion of Leia shirts...

Legion of Leia’s Jenna Busch at Nashville Wizard World – Panel Schedule

Hey everyone! I’m taking a jet plane down to Nashville Wizard World again this year! I’m so excited to see all of you! If you’re around, definitely come find me and say hello. I love meeting you guys! I’ll be moderating some pretty crazy stuff this year! FRIDAY: ‘STRONG FEMALE CHARACTERS’ – WHAT THEY ARE AND WHAT...

Ahmed Mohamed On Top of the World

Now, only a few days later, the young man- seen in his so-called “perp walk” photo wearing a NASA t-shirt and a heartbroken expression- has been bombarded with expressions of sympathy from the world at large.  The President of the United States has issued an invitation for Mohamed to take his clock to The White House, Mark Zuckerberg...

Stan Lee’s Comikaze: All Year Long – Check Out the Pilot Episode!

Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo takes place in Los Angeles on Halloween weekend from October 30-November 1. Last night I was a guest on a new show on TheStream.TV, Stan Lee’s Comikaze: All Year Long with hosts Jon Schnepp (The Death of Superman Lives: What Happened?), Stephanie Pressman (Geek 360), and guests Chase Conley (Black...

Disney Animator Glen Keane Draws The Little Mermaid in Virtual Reality

Guys, this is so freaking cool. As someone who lives with an artist and just recently learned the ins and outs of digital drawing vs. working manually, this is absolutely mind-blowing. Today we have a new video of Disney animator Glen Keane who did work on The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast using a brand new virtual reality drawing...