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Published on July 5th, 2018 | by gareth

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Nerdist House Comes To San Diego Comic-Con

This sounds fun. We will have to try to visit.

 

NERDIST HOUSE HEADS TO SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON

 

SDCC 2018 Attendees and Fans Invited to Join the Nerdist Team and Enjoy Live Shows,

Special Performances, Surprise Guests, Celebrity Meet & Greets, Exclusives, and More!

 

Special Guests Include Adi Shankar, Rob Paulsen, Leonard Maltin,

Ashley Clements, Yuri Lowenthal, Among Others

 

Burbank, Calif., — June 5, 2018 –  Nerdist is heading back to San Diego Comic-Con International with a special SDCC edition of 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.

 

This year, Nerdist House highlights will include in-depth looks at shows featured on Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, and Alpha (the premium streaming entertainment service from Legendary Digital Networks), as well as up close and personal conversations with honored guests, all live from the Nerdist stage. Fans will see their favorite shows come to life in Downtown San Diego, including live editions of Nerdist News Talks Back, Talkin’ Toons, Because Science, and more. Nerdist House attendees will have access to conversations with groundbreaking producer and YouTube personality, Adi Shankar of Bootleg Universe, as well as a special presentation of the Maltin On Movies podcast with hosts Leonard Maltin and Jessie Maltin alongside their guests from Cut Throat City, RZA, Shameik Moore, Kat Graham, and Terrence Howard.

 

In addition to live shows and conversations with creators, Nerdist House attendees will be able to test their space survival skills with a VR experience based on the sci-fi series SONA, created by Ashley Clements (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries). On Saturday night, Nerdist will also celebrate the 200th episode of the Bizarre States podcast with a party for fans, hosted by the show’s stars, Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser. Each day will feature a new slate of entertainment and activities. Fans will not want to miss the action and fun at Nerdist House!

 

Nerdist House at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 includes:

 

Live Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, and Alpha Shows

Become a part of Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, and Alpha’s fan favorite shows during Comic-Con.

 

  • Nerdist News Talks Back
  • Alpha Comic Book Club with DC Comics
  • Natural Selection with Kyle Hill and Dan Casey
  • Talkin’ Toons Live with host Rob Paulsen with special guests Maurice LaMarche & Randy Rogel
  • Because Science Live
  • Geek & Sundry
  • Geek & Sundry Horror
  • A final SDCC roundup of Nerdist News Talks Back

 

In-depth Conversations and Special Performances

Nerdist House will host notable conversations with beloved creators, filmmakers, celebrities, and more.

 

  • Bootleg Universe with Adi Shankar
  • Half Hour Happy Hour with Alison Haislip and Alex Albrecht
  • Talkin’ Toons Live with host Rob Paulsen with special guests Maurice LaMarche & Randy Rogel
  • Orbital Redux with Yuri Lowenthal

 

Exclusive Meet & Greets

 

  • Bootleg Universe’s Adi Shankar
  • Half Hour Happy Hour with Alison Haislip and Alex Albrecht
  • Natural Selection with Kyle Hill and Dan Casey
  • American fantasy author VE Schwab in partnership with TOR
  • Best-selling author Susan Dennard in partnership with TOR
  • Talkin’ Toons host Rob Paulsen with special guests Maurice LaMarche & Randy Rogel
  • Because Science and Nerdist Science editor Kyle Hill
  • Team Geek & Sundry
  • Best-selling author R.A. Salvatore in partnership with TOR
  • Science fiction author Cory Doctorow in partnership with TOR
  • The Maltins
  • Yuri Lowenthal (Orbital Redux)
  • Team Nerdist

 

Special Happy Hours and Fan Parties

 

  • Alpha Book Club Happy Hour (Thursday, 7/19 from 7pm to 8pm)

○      Join Maude Garrett, Hector Navarro, and Rachel Heine for a glass of wine with the ABC gang!

  • The 200th Episode of Bizarre States Party, hosted by Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser (Saturday, 7/21 from 8pm to midnight)

○      The celebration will feature Bizarre States inspired food, beverages, and surprises

○      Music will be provided by IHEARTCOMIX DJ Franki Chan

 

Exclusives & Giveaways

Nerdist, Geek & Sundry, and Alpha merchandise will be available onsite including exclusive live printing t-shirts for the popular science channel, Because Science.

 

Alpha members will receive exclusive Fast Pass and Priority Access wristbands at Nerdist House events and parties. Nerdist House space is limited, so fans will want to arrive early to guarantee entry. As a special bonus, Alpha members will enjoy Nerdist House exclusives all throughout Comic-Con! Not a member yet?  Sign up at www.projectalpha.com and join the fun.

 

Programming schedules will be posted daily. For up-to-the-minute updates on the full Nerdist House line-up, follow @Nerdist and #NerdistHouse on Twitter.

 

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.

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