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Comic-Con Stays in the Whale’s Vagina

The Con is staying put in San Diego for the next 5 years.

Both Los Angeles and Anaheim had hoped to lure the convention North with cheaper hotel rates and greater exhibition space. It was not to be. At least not right now.

This comes as good news if you treat the annual event as a weekend getaway nerdcation. It is bad news if you were hoping to shorten the amount of time you had to wear your Iron Man costume in the car.

Hey, cosplay takes commitment, son.

So You’re Not Going To Comic-Con

So you’re not going to Comic-Con this year.

Maybe Comic-Con just isn’t your thing. Perhaps you couldn’t find a ticket or you have to work. Or there could be a certain restraining order prohibiting you from crossing the San Diego county line. Whatever the reason, the arrival of Comic-Con is not only good news for the scores of attendees, but it also brings deliciously sweet solace to those of us staying here in L.A. this weekend. Just think of how much easier it’s going to be with far fewer geeks, nerds, fanboys and fangirls to get in the way of the following awesome goings on:

Thursday, July 23

Celebrate Clairefest XXV This Thursday at Footsie's!
Celebrate Clairefest XXV This Thursday at Footsie's!

The Annual Clairefest XXV Barty (Beer/Party = Barty) – Friend of the blog, Claire has invited everyone in L.A. to Footsie’s this Thursday night to celebrate her 25th birthday. “Potato tacos are on me!” she exclaims. So get there early if you want a taco and bring lots of presents.

Footsie’s, 2640 N Figueroa St, LA, CA 90065. Fun starts @ 9pm.

Saturday, July 25

The Muppet Movie at Hollywood Forever Cemetery Join Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and other muppet superstars in the original feature film from the gentle genius of Henson Studios. This is the ‘true’ story of the muppets’ rise to stardom as Kermit travels across the country to Hollywood, collecting friends along the way and dodging the evil owner of a frog legs restaurant. Continue reading So You’re Not Going To Comic-Con