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Posts Tagged ‘Robert Englund’

Comic Con – The Land of Wanders

comiccon01.gif You may have noticed that we are posting after midnight. Well, it took us a good 6 hours to drive from LA to San Diego. Why? Did we come via Yosemite National Forrest?! Nope. Just stuck on the 5. And when we finally arrived at 4pm after missing our appointment Robert Englund of Freddy Kruger fame – two colleagues in a row said,”That’s why I took the train.”

Who else took the train? There was a Kevin Spacey sighting. Who was on the 5? Everyone else in the world.

Anyway, we are posting this after midnight because there is no filing room. We were directed to an outlet in the hallway for all our computing needs. We promise to never bitch about the burnt gratis coffee in normal press rooms again.

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Media Events 7.12.07

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Thursday 07.12.07
WHAT: Reception for photographers Chen Wei and Jin Shan, coinciding with the Downtown Art Walk
WHO: South Chinese multimedia artists Chen Wei and Jin Shan, who are enjoying their first U.S. exhibition.
WHEN: 6 p.m.
WHERE: Morono Kiang Gallery
WHY: Their photography will blow you away. And, really, China needs some good press right now.

FRIDAY 07.13.07
WHAT: “Open Casket Call” for FOX Reality series The Search For The Next Elvira
WHO: The actual (and presumably ancient) Elvira, Robert Englund (Freddy Kruger), and you. In drag.
WHEN: 3 p.m.
WHERE: Queen Mary
WHY: Actually, we’re asking the same question.

FRIDAY 07.13.07
WHAT: Rock concert
WHO: The fantastic, and previously independent L.A. rock band, The 88, which just signed on to Def Jam Records
WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: The Troubadour
WHY: Because after the Decemberists, we’ve started to believe you can sign on to a big label and still not suck.

SATURDAY 07.14.07
WHAT: Hairspray jewelry collection launch at Kitson
WHO: Zac Efron, Amanda Bynes, Elijah Kelley, Nikki blonsky, Ashley Tisdale, Monique Coleman, Lauren Storm, Kristy Frank and others (but not, we fear, Travolta)
WHEN: 2 p.m.
WHERE: Kitson
WHY: They’ll have free Dippin’Dots ice cream and prizes. The actors will also sign limited edition packs containing wristbands, soundtracks and two jewelry pieces. (Tip: Lines are expected to start at 7 a.m.)