Event Recap: Game of Thrones Beer Tasting @ Comic-Con 2014

A few weeks before Comic-Con, the official Game of Thrones twitter feed posted the following: Heading to #SDCC? Tweet using #ValarHourSDCC & our ravens may invite you to a tasting of the next @HBO @BreweryOmmegang #GoT beer (21+ only) — Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) July 15, 2014 This “Valar Hour” (or, as I dubbed it, “All Men Must Happy Hour”) ended up being was the debut of Ommegang Brewery’s latest GoT-themed beer, dubbed Valar Morghulis. The ravens sent us to WIRED Cafe at the Omni Hotel, where actor Pedro Pascal had the honor of making the first pour.   Pedro served Valar Morghulis to many attendees of this event, and enjoyed some of the beer himself, all in front of a gigantic GOT ice wall: More info on Ommegang’s...

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Event Recap: Villains of the Night

Villains of the Night was a two-night event (Thursday and Saturday) hosted by SDAfterparty and Production Two 77 at The Commons Bar. Both nights featured a red carpet for VIP guests and attendees alike, a costume contest with prizes for the top three costumes each night, plus a street-side gaming challenge with Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. Cast and crew were in attendance from the upcoming indie horror film, Dutch Hollow, and exclusive sneak footage was shown during the party. Find some photos below from the...

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And So It Begins

While Comic-Con is on for the next five days, the best place to follow along for outside events, tips, tricks and of course photos, will be our Twitter account: @OutsideComicCon. The events list on the website isn’t able to be updated from the road, so Twitter is where to find the latest news and happenings during SDCC! Keep calm and Comic-Con!  

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Nerd HQ Conversations Schedule

Nerd HQ Conversations Schedule

A Conversations for a Cause panel schedule, from The Nerd Machine‘s page on Brown Paper Tickets. The links take you to the individual event pages. Events an panelists are subject to change — go by what’s on the BPT web site. Ticket sales start Saturday, July 19 at noon Pacific time for a selection of the events, with more to be announced and go on sale as next Thursday draws closer! Nerd HQ Conversation Schedule Thursday, July 24 9:00am: A Conversation with Zachary Levi 12:00pm: A Conversation with the cast & director of Into The Storm (Sarah Wayne Callies, Matt Walsh, Max Deacon, Nathan Kress, Jon Reep, Kyle Davis, Steven Quale) 1:45pm: A Conversation with Craig Ferguson & Josh Robert Thompson 4:30pm: A Conversation with the cast &...

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Information on the Petco Park Interactive Zone!

This post originally appeared on the SDCC Unofficial Blog. Petco Park Events was kind enough to provide us with a map and hours for the annual Petco Park Interactive Zone, held just across the street from the San Diego Convention Center. This year the Interactive Zone brings us booths from upcoming movies like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Sin City 2, TV series including the Sleepy Hollow Headless-Horseman bridge, and a number of other activations, including the return of the Adult Swim Fun House. And — good news for foodies — the local food trucks will be on hand to help curve those convention-going appetites as well. Here’s the tentative layout and descriptions, below:  Zone Hours: Wednesday, July 23: 5:00pm (Preview Night) Thursday, July...

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