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Listen to the writers of The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog and guests of the podcast as they talk about the latest SDCC news, share opinions on the movies, tv shows, comics and more that make up the con, and provide valuable tips and info to make your SDCC experience the best one yet! SDCCBlog.com
 
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WonderCon 2021 is virtual again, and that means we're back with a special live event. The SDCC Unofficial blog is once again bringing together an array of special guests for a 2+ hour telecast. We are spotlighting the #WonderConOnline effort to help all the artists and vendors who have been hit hard in the last year of no in-person conventions. Sup…
 
On today's episode of the podcast I have Writer and Director, Jason Park! Jason's current film BJ's Mobile Gift Shop is part of this year's Sundance Film Festival Shorts Program. I absolutely loved this film and wanted to talk to Jason about the film and about his filmmaking career. In this episode I talked with Jason about growing up in Chicago, f…
 
For the first episode of 2021 we are kicking things off with an incredible guest, Director and Animator for "Bob's Burgers" & "Central Park", Simon Chong! You've heard Simon's name mentioned in past episodes as he's done some of the art for a few past Toddland items. I've followed Simon on Twitter for a while and have loved his work. On the episode…
 
After an unintended 9 month hiatus, the podcast is back! I don't need to sit here and tell you what an insane year this has been. We've all just experienced it together. However, I didn't expect it to affect the podcast the way that it did. Between a few COVID scares, quarantines, depression, anxiety, a small move, and creating making a quarantined…
 
It's the last hour of Comic-Con @ Home! The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog welcomes back Patrick Ballesteros as he sketches live! He'll be drawing characters in line for that one laaaaaast exclusive — and you get to call out which characters he draws! At the end of the session, the drawing will be put up for sale online, with proceeds benefitt…
 
San Diego Comic-Con has been cancelled for 2020 (physically at least). But we're still here, so we're going to bring some of Comic-Con to you virtually. This is going to be a celebration with special guests, information on how to support artists and exhibitors who would have been at SDCC, and probably even some prizes. Schedule/Guest Line-Up: Zacha…
 
It's time for this month's SDConCast, the official podcast of the San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog. SDCC is still cancelled, but we're still going to do a show. This month our guest is Gil Cabrera, former Chairman of the San Diego Convention Center Board of Directors. He'll join us to talk about what it takes to host the most popular comic conve…
 
We're back for Season 9 of SDConCast, the official podcast of the San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog. Despite the cancellation of SDCC 2020 we're going to keep on doing what we do (with a few alterations). Our special guest this month is our first threepeat, the stellar Mark Evanier. We're going to talk all things Comic-Con and more. Join us for t…
 
WonderCon 2020 has been postponed, but that doesn't mean we can't bring some virtual WonderCon to your home. The SDCC Unofficial Blog is bringing together an array of special guests in one big 3 hour telecast. We are spotlighting the #WonderConOnline effort to help all those artists and vendors hit hard by the loss of income. Join us for all or par…
 
Today's episode is our WonderCon 2020 Episode! My guests for this episode are Kerry Dixon, Editor and Chief of the SDCC Unofficial Blog, and returning guest Todd Masters of Toddland! As many of you may know, WonderCon 2020 was supposed to be this weekend down in Anaheim, but due to the current lockdowns from COVID-19, the event has been postponed. …
 
Today's episode the podcast is back from it's medicated coma! As you may have noticed my Oscar coverage was cut short this year and there hasn't been a new episode since. Unfortunately as my Oscar coverage was under way, I ended up getting sick and had to cancel the remaining interviews. This led to canceling the remainder of February episodes as w…
 
Today's episode of the podcast is Part 2 of our Oscar Week coverage! This week I have four-time Oscar nominee Marshall Curry and Siqi Song! Marshall was on the show last year for his documentary short "A Night at the Garden" that was nominated for an Oscar and it was great to have him back on the show. While this is Siqi Song's first Oscar nominati…
 
Oscar Week is here! After a month long hiatus I am thrilled to be back and talking with the Oscar Nominated filmmakers of this year's short films. This episode is Part 1 of the coverage featuring Daria Kashcheeva from "Daughter", Rosana Sullivan & Kathryn Hendrickson from "Kitbull", & Everett Downing Jr. from "Hair Love". All three films are part o…
 
Happy Holidays, Everybody! This episode is being recorded and released on Christmas Eve and will be the final episode of 2019. Our annual Christmas and New Year episodes were unfortunately not able to be recorded this year. A lot of changes have happend over the past few years and this year we sadly couldn't put it together. But that doesn't mean I…
 
On today's episode I have actor and comedian, Samba Schutte! Samba is best known for his current work on NBC's new show "Sunnyside", as well as the newly released video game, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. I had never met Samba going into this episode, but I was really enjoying his work on "Sunnyside" and invited him on the show. It was such a delig…
 
Welcome back to Blue Circle Town, the second part of the annual test of our sanity. Let’s all find out our final fate together in the San Diego Comic-Con Open Registration badge sale. We’ll be discussing the sale as it happens. Come join the SDCC UBlog team as we cover the second and last badge sale for San Diego Comic-Con 2020!…
 
Happy Halloween! Today's episode of the podcast is a recap of this year's 31 Days of Horror, as well as my time at LA Comic Con and more. There was so many incredible locations on this year's 31 Days of Horror. Some of my favorites this year were: The Queen Mary, Rockhaven Sanitarium, The Oman House, The Harris House, and Brand Park, just to name a…
 
It's here! The time of year for goblins, ghouls, and the annual ritual of anxiety and spinning blue circles. It's the San Diego Comic-Con badge sale for returning attendees. We’ll be discussing the sale as it happens. Come join the SDCC UBlog team as we kick off the first event for San Diego Comic-Con 2020!…
 
On today's episode I have drummer and podcaster, Tony Thaxton! Tony is the drummer for one of my all-time favorite bands, Motion City Soundtrack, as well as the band Don't Stop or We'll Die. Tony also hosts one of my new favorite podcasts, "Bizzare Albums", as well as the "Feliz Navipod" podcast, and is the on-air Producer from Andrea Savage's new …
 
Today's episode is a little different from our usual episode as it's a re-release of an old 2014 episode with comedian, Pete Holmes. Normally I wouldn't be a fan of re-releasing an old episode. But with some of the new changes going on with the podcast, going forward I am only going to be keeping the most recent 50 episodes available for download. …
 
On today's episode I have one of my longtime friends, musician David Charles back on the podcast! Dave was previously on the podcast on Episode 1! Back when I was trying to decide if I should start a podcast, I knew Dave would be the perfect person to talk to as he had been touring with Neon Trees as their tour guitarist and we had a history in mus…
 
Today's episode of the podcast is another solo episode! This week wasn't planned to be a solo episode, but after a few guests had to reschedule this week, I decided to improvise. As I mentioned in the first solo episode, one of my biggest issues when I started the podcast years ago was a lack of consistency. This was something I wanted to change an…
 
On today's episode I recap the news and experiences we had at D23 and Long Beach Comic Con! There's no guest on this episode as I wanted to take the time to share some of the big news from D23 and talk about our experiences at Long Beach Comic Con. We recieved so much news at D23, primarily focused on a lot of the Disney+ programming. There was a l…
 
On today's episode I have comedian, writer, and musician, Luke Null! Luke is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live as he was part of the Season 43 cast. Luke also just released his first comedy album called, "Guitar Comic", which I cannot suggest enough. Luke and I had never met before, but was somebody I was a fan of that I wanted to lear…
 
On today's episode I have comedian and writer, Janet Quinonez! Janet and I first crossed paths during my time at Metldown as she and her husband were regulars at shows. I knew Janet had a popular comedy show here in Los Angeles called Drunkalogue, and knew that she would be a great guest to talk comedy and building her career. I talked with Janet a…
 
On today's episode I have viral sensation Alex Kack, aka Green Shirt Guy! Alex became a viral sensation this past week after he was caught on camera laughing at the response of some protesters at a Tuscon City Council meeting. After talking with Alex I also took the time on this episode to talk about two of the recent Emmy FYC events that Netflix i…
 
On today's episode I have actor and comedian, Matt Knudsen! Matt and I have been Facebook friends for a few years, but it took us a bit of talking to actually remember how we met. Matt is an incredible actor and comedian who has been seen on CONAN, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Kominksy Method, and The Big Bang Th…
 
Today's episode of the podcast is a change of pace from our normal episode. There's no guest today, no co-host today, it's just me. Leading up to the San Diego Comic-Con episode, I didn't release an episode for 2 months. I wasn't taking an hiatus or anything of that nature, episodes just simply didn't happen. I went through a lot during those two m…
 
On today's episode we are coming to you LIVE from San Diego Comic-Con 2019! This is our fifth year returning to SDCC to do a live show, and this years show did not disappoint! A few days leading up to Comic-Con, I actually didn't know if this panel/show was even going to happen. Guests continued to fall through, and a few days before the convention…
 
The final show of the 2019 SDConcast season. We're closing out San Diego Comic-Con with our annual wrap up of what we thought of this year's con. The best and probably a little of the worst will get talked about as we wake up from our Odinsleep long enough to discuss the week that was SDCC 2019. Join us for a fun and mostly coherent show.…
 
This is it! The final SDConCast before San Diego Comic-Con and we got a guest worthy of the occasion. We are joined by the founder of Her Universe and voice of Ahsoka Tano, Ashley Eckstein. We'll discuss the Her Universe Fashion Show, Clone Wars, SDCC, and more. We'll also cover all the latest SDCC news, exclusives, and more. Join us for a fun and …
 
This is it! The final week before San Diego Comic-Con 2019, and we've got a ton in store for you, including two final podcasts before the con. Joining us on SDConCast this Wednesday, July 10, is the Executive Director of the Comic-Con Museum, Adam Smith. We'll talk about The Gathering special event, what's in store for the museum, and more. We'll a…
 
The SDConCast is back with its eighth annual “Breaking Down The Schedule” episodes – the most comprehensive Comic-Con schedule analysis you’ll find anywhere. Join the team as we look at what’s scheduled for the main panel rooms on Saturday and Sunday; give insight and analysis on how you can get into the big panels; and give our dark horse picks yo…
 
The SDConCast is back with its eighth annual “Breaking Down The Schedule” episodes – the most comprehensive Comic-Con schedule analysis you’ll find anywhere. Join the team as we look at what’s scheduled for the main panel rooms on Preview Night, Thursday, and Friday; give insight and analysis on how you can get into the big panels; and give our dar…
 
Making his annual appearance, Germain Lussier (IO9.com) joins us to talk all things movies. We'll discuss what will, won't, or who knows if they will or won't come to SDCC. We'll also cover all the latest news, exclusives, and more. Join us for a fun and informative show.
 
This week we're doubling up on guests as San Diego Comic-Con grows ever closer. First up is returning guest Tom Vargas from Factory Entertainment. Then we'll be joined by Brock Otterbacher from Mondo. We're going to talk about what they are bringing this year to SDCC, what it takes to prepare for the show, and what happens behind the scenes. We'll …
 
Making his triumphant return, Eric Goldman (Fandom.com) joins us to talk all things Television. Or at least all the TV that pertains to San Diego Comic-Con. We'll discuss what will, won't, or who knows if they will or won't come to SDCC. We'll also cover all the latest news, exclusives, and more.
 
We are joined this week by two special guests. First up is renowned artist and designer William Stout. We'll discuss his career, his connections to San Diego, and his experiences at SDCC. Then we'll be join by publishing/distributing veteran Bud Plant. We'll talk about working in the comic market, publishing, and SDCC. Join us for a great show. We'…
 
On today's episode I have the Creators & Producers of the new Netflix show, "Historical Roasts", Eddie Furth and Ryan Pigg! I first met Eddie and Ryan very briefly in passing during my time at Meltdown when Historical Roasts and Fictional Roasts were regular shows at NerdMelt. However, this was the first time we've actually sat down and talked and …
 
Patrick Ballesteros, one of our favorite artists every year at San Diego Comic-Con, returns to the SDConCast. We'll talk about art, teaching, and what it takes to be in Artist Alley at SDCC. There is a Game of Thrones spoiler warning for the following times: [12:08-12:14] [20:12-21:32] [26:55-27:09] Join us as we also discuss all the latest SDCC ne…
 
On today's episode I talked with writer Guinevere Turner and Director Mary Harron! Guinevere and Mary are best known for writing and directing the hit film, "American Psycho", and their new film "Charlie Says" is in theaters now! I was so incredibly excited to talk with Guinevere and Mary as "American Psycho" is one of my favorite films. I actually…
 
One of our favorite guests returns! We welcome back Mark Evanier to discuss all things SDCC. There will be stories, anecdotes, and whatever else comes to mind from the past and present of San Diego Comic-Con. Join us as we also discuss all the latest SDCC news, exclusives, and more.
 
Welcome to Season Eight of SDConCast, the official podcast of the San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog. We’re also celebrating a decade of covering SDCC. Come join the UBlog team as we wrap up WonderCon, Hotelpocalypse, and cover all the latest SDCC news. Join us for an informative first episode to kick off the 2019 season!…
 
On today's episode, Actor, Writer, Director, and Producer, Brooke Trantor returns to the podcast! Brooke made her first appearance on the podcast on Episode 98, almost exactly 2 years ago! It was great to have Brooke back on the show to catch up and talk about her new film "Yours Are Mine", which is currently on the film festival circuit. Brooke an…
 
Join the SDConCast for the first special edition of 2019. We're breaking down the WonderCon 2019 panel schedule with highlights of the big rooms, what panels you might have overlooked, and of course, our dark horse picks. Tune in for an information-packed show.
 
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