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July 12th, 2018 by Cherry

Nerdist and Geek & Sundry is bringing Nerdist News Live, Geek & Sundry Live, Geek & Sundry: Welcome to the Wednesday Club, and Bizarre States. So many cool panels to chat with your favorites at SDCC! 

The complete Nerdist and Geek & Sundry panel descriptions at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 are below:

Friday, July 20:

11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Nerdist News Live –  It’s Nerdist News, live! Join Jessica Chobot (Nerdist News, Bizarre States), Dan Casey (The Dan Cave, Nerdist News), Rachel Heine (Nerdist and Geek & Sundry Editor-in-Chief), Kyle Hill (Because Science, MythBusters: The Search), and other Nerdist stars as they discuss the biggest pop culture stories of the day like only Nerdist can. Go behind the scenes of Nerdist News and other Nerdist shows, and bring your questions for the cast and crew. Use only as directed. 9 out of 10 doctors recommend attending the panel right before this one just to get a seat. Side effects may include uncontrollable deep cuts, hilarious Star Wars theories, and hot takes lasting over 30 seconds.  Room: 5AB

2pm – 3pm Geek & Sundry Live – Geek & Sundry has been delivering quality comedic and gaming content for six years now: that’s almost half a decade! Can you believe it!? Come join Marisha Ray (Critical Role), Anjali Bhimani (We’re Alive: Frontier), Amy Dallen (Shield of Tomorrow), Erika Ishii (Game Engine), Jeremy Walker (Sagas of Sundry: Madness), T.J. Rotell (G&S Head of Production) and moderator Sean Becker (G&S Senior Creative Director) to hear them talk about the future of the network, what new shows are coming out, what old shows are returning and ask them all your burning questions!  Room 25ABC

Saturday, July 21:

6:30 pm – 7:30pm Talks Machina with Critical Role –  Join Brian W. Foster (Talks Machina) as he hosts a special Critical Role community Q&A with Matthew Mercer, Marisha Ray, Liam O’Brien, Sam Riegel, and Taliesin Jaffe. The cast will answer your questions about Vox Machina, the Mighty Nein, and anything and everything Critical Role! Room: 6BCF

Sunday, July 22:

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Geek & Sundry: Welcome to the Wednesday Club – Geek & Sundry’s weekly comic book show, The Wednesday Club, is bringing their live panel to SDCC for the first time ever! Join Taliesin Jaffe (Critical Role), Amy Dallen (Sagas of Sundry) and Matt Key (Key Question) as they offer their 2018 SDCC review. They’ll talk about their favorite con purchases (and where you can get it), which Eisner Awards made them most excited and what comic book announcements made them giddy (and why). This is your comic book club on the internet, so come with your comic book questions and they’ll offer their comic book answers! Room: 7AB

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Bizarre States – Host Jessica Chobot (Nerdist News, Bizarre States), Andrew Bowser (Bizarre States), and a special guest as they take their popular podcast Bizarre States on the road! They explore the mysteries of the weird, supernatural and occult, dragging into the light current and historical paranormal activities and personal experiences. Room: 7AB

After the convention hall closes, Nerdist will host parties including Alpha Book Club Happy Hour (Thursday, 7/19 from 7pm to 8pm) and The 200th Episode of Bizarre States Party, hosted by Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser (Saturday, 7/21 from 8pm to midnight) at Sparks Gallery on 530 Sixth Avenue. Nerdist will also be hosting its annual Alpha member party and its invite-only industry party on Thursday and Friday night respectively. Official event details will be announced soon. Follow @Nerdist and check www.nerdist.com for details.

In addition to panels and parties during SDCC, fans can attend Nerdist House from Thursday, July 19th through Sunday, July 22nd. All four days of Comic-Con, Nerdist will take over the Sparks Gallery on 530 Sixth Avenue for all-day entertainment and refreshments, special social hours and fan parties, live Nerdist shows, in-depth interviews and conversations, meet & greets, exclusive merchandise, photo opportunities, a VR experience, and much more. Nerdist House will be open to the public and free of charge. Comic-Con attendees are welcome, but a badge is not required. For up-to-the-minute updates on Nerdist House, follow @Nerdist and #NerdistHouse on Twitter.

Alpha members will receive exclusive Fast Pass and Priority Access wristbands at Nerdist House events and parties. Not a member yet? Sign up at www.projectalpha.com and join the fun.

About Nerdist
Nerdist is a multi-platform media and entertainment network for fans of genre and pop culture content. With flagship content including Nerdist News hosted by Jessica Chobot, weekly shows Because Science and The Dan Cave, and daily in-depth editorial coverage, Nerdist reaches millions of people every day on Nerdist.com and on leading platforms including the premium streaming service Alpha, YouTube, Facebook, and the Nerdist Podcast Network.  Nerdist is owned by Legendary Entertainment and is part of Legendary Digital Networks, which also includes Geek & Sundry and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls.

About Geek & Sundry
Geek & Sundry is a digital entertainment company recognized for producing award-winning Internet television content, featuring leading personalities in gaming and pop culture. Founded in 2012, Geek & Sundry’s online channels offers a diverse slate of reality, narrative, and comedy content created by and for gaming enthusiasts. Geek & Sundry is owned by Legendary Entertainment and is part of Legendary Digital Networks, which includes content powerhouses Nerdist and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls. To read daily editorial content and watch original shows, visit www.geekandsundry.com.

About Alpha
Alpha is a leading premium streaming entertainment service from Legendary Digital Networks that offers access to fully interactive live and on-demand channels, exclusive shows, and a suite of innovative features that empower fans to experience the programming they love in a unique and personally customizable way. Since its launch in 2016, Alpha has given members unprecedented access to engage directly with on-air personalities and form immersive communities around their passions. Alpha’s slate of original and exclusive shows includes Talkin’ Toons, Sagas of Sundry, Painters Guild, Because Science, Bizarre States Los Angeles, and Critical Role. Try the Alpha experience commitment-free for 30 days at www.projectalpha.com.

About Legendary Digital Networks
Legendary Digital Networks (LDN) is the streaming media and branded content division of Legendary Entertainment and home to leading digital entertainment brands Nerdist, Geek and Sundry, and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, as well as Alpha, a premium streaming entertainment service that gives members access to new and exclusive shows and immersive community-based interactivity.

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July 11th, 2018 by Cherry

No party like a NERDIST party at SDCC 2018! So if your looking for some geeky fun Nerdist and Alpha have FOUR parties you can attend like a VIP with the Kraken Rum and Legendary TV’s Lost in Space! Party Will Robinson PARTY 

I’m always looking for SDCC fun so plan to add these four events to my list of how to spend my nights mingling! Nerdist plans to kick of the party weekend on Thursday, July 19th at the Alpha Book Club Happy Hour for bibliophiles with Maude Garrett, Hector Navarro, and Rachel Heine that are hosting. Thanks to party partner The Kraken® Black Spiced Rum they have a members-only party for Alpha (click link to join) members of the premium streaming entertainment service from Legendary Digital Networks. The party will offer the opportunity to have Tom Hodges and Tony Parker create personalized Kraken-inspired portraits, meet Alpha Image result for kraken black spiced rumshow talent and receive specialty crafted Kraken Rum cocktails Ahoy! Alpha, the San Diego Storm and Kraken Kon-Tiki created for Comic-Con. The invite only Robo Rythm party is on Friday, July 20th hosted by Legendary Television, in partnership with Nerdist for the annual Comic-Con Industry Party. The closing night Bizarre States 200th Episode Party hosted by Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser is on Saturday night, July 21st. The night includes music curated by IHEARTCOMIX, Nerdist House DJ Franki Chan, food and beverages inspired by the paranormal show.

Alpha members will receive exclusive Fast Pass and Priority Access wristbands for Alpha Book Club Happy Hour, Alpha After Dark Party with The Kraken Rum, and Bizarre States 200th Episode Party. Not a member yet? Sign up at www.projectalpha.com and join the fun.

 

The complete schedule of Nerdist parties at SDCC 2018 is:

Thursday, July 19, 2018

7 PM –                      Alpha Book Club Happy Hour

8 PM                         Location: Sparks Gallery

Address530 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Description:  Join Maude Garrett, Hector Navarro, and Rachel Heine for a glass of wine with the ABC gang! Alpha Book Club Happy Hour is free and open to the public. Alpha members will receive exclusive Fast Pass and Priority Access wristbands.

 

Thursday, July 19, 2018

9  PM –                     Alpha After Dark Party with The Kraken Rum  

1 AM                         Location: Fluxx

Address: 500 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Description:  Alpha & The Kraken Rum return to San Diego Comic Con for their exclusive Alpha After Dark Party. Alpha members will enjoy a curated evening of music by DJ Franki Chan of IHEARTCOMIX, the opportunity to receive personalized Kraken-inspired portraits by famed graphic artists Tom Hodges and Tony Parker, and custom signature Kraken Rum cocktails! Invites are limited to Alpha members; non-members can sign up for Alpha at www.projectalpha.com. Fans will want to attend the party to see what The Kraken unleashes at SDCC this year!

 

Friday, July 20, 2018

10  PM –                  Robo Rhythm: An Intergalactic Dance Party hosted by Legendary Television

1 AM                         Location: Oxford Social Club

Address: 435 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Description: In partnership with Nerdist, Legendary Television is hosting ³Robo Rhythm,² an intergalactic dance party celebrating LOST IN SPACE at the Oxford Social Club. Guests are invited to enjoy cocktails at the open bar featuring Don West smuggled booze, while dancing to a one-night-only special guest DJ set by the LOST IN SPACE ³Robot.² Private invite-only party.

 

Saturday, July 21, 2018

8 PM –                      Bizarre States 200th Episode Party hosted by Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser

12 AM                      Location:  Sparks Gallery

Address530 Sixth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Description: Party with Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser! Celebrate the 200th episode of Bizarre States with music from our Nerdist House DJ, food, beverages, and more surprises thematically inspired by the show. Bizarre States 200th Episode Party will be open to Alpha members and invite-only industry and talent.

 

About The Kraken®

AS IT IS TOLD, The Kraken Black Spiced Rum is an imported rum from the Caribbean blended with secret spices. Named for the sea beast of myth and legend, The Kraken Black Spiced Rum is bold, rich, black and smooth. AS THEY SAY, ³To not respect the power of the Kraken is to not respect the sea.² So drink with respect.

 

About Legendary TV

Legendary Television produces and distributes innovative top-quality content for all platforms worldwide. The studio’s roster includes the recently released reboot of the classic family adventure series LOST IN SPACE for Netflix and the upcoming CARNIVAL ROW, a fantasy noir drama starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne, from Rene Echevarria & Travis Beacham for Amazon. The third season of Legendary Television¹s critically acclaimed science-fiction drama COLONY, co-created by Carlton Cuse, is currently airing on USA Network. Three seasons of LOVE, a relationship comedy from Judd Apatow, are now available exclusively on Netflix. To learn more visit: www.legendary.com

 

About Nerdist

Nerdist is a multi-platform media and entertainment network for fans of genre and pop culture content. With flagship content including Nerdist News hosted by Jessica Chobot, weekly shows Because Science and The Dan Cave, and daily in-depth editorial coverage, Nerdist reaches millions of people every day on Nerdist.com and on leading platforms including the premium streaming service Alpha, YouTube, Facebook, and the Nerdist Podcast Network.  Nerdist is owned by Legendary Entertainment and is part of Legendary Digital Networks, which also includes Geek & Sundry and Amy Poehler¹s Smart Girls.

 

About Alpha

Alpha is a leading premium streaming entertainment service from Legendary Digital Networks that offers access to fully interactive live and on-demand channels, exclusive shows, and a suite of innovative features that empower fans to experience the programming they love in a unique and personally customizable way. Since its launch in 2016, Alpha has given members unprecedented access to engage directly with on-air personalities and form immersive communities around their passions. Alpha¹s slate of original and exclusive shows includes Talkin¹ Toons, Sagas of Sundry, Painters Guild, Because Science, Bizarre States Los Angeles, and Critical Role. Try the Alpha experience commitment-free for 30 days atwww.projectalpha.com.

 

About Legendary Digital Networks

Legendary Digital Networks (LDN) is the streaming media and branded content division of Legendary Entertainment and home to leading digital entertainment brands Nerdist, Geek and Sundry, and Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls, as well as Alpha, a premium streaming entertainment service that gives members access to new and exclusive shows and immersive community-based interactivity.

 

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