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Fan Expo Vancouver: Day One

Posted by Simon on April 20, 2013
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Owww.

Sorry, in times like these, my back gains a voice of its own. I’m pretty sure that buying advance tickets should mean that you don’t have to wade through three line-ups in 90 minutes just to get through the main door.

Grumble.

Anyway, I’ve just got back from a long day pacing the aisles of Fan Expo Vancouver, checking out the shiny merchandise and trying not to gawp too much at the cosplay (pretty sure I failed). It’s always a strange mixture of feelings, being jammed in with a mixed crowd of average Joes and Super Heroes/Villains/Animals/Robots. It’s so busy, and everything is so focused on the price tags, that it’s very easy to let cynicism overtake as the day’s main emotion. However, what saves it is the subject. Actually, it’s the people and their love for the subject. What Fan Expo gives you – me – is a weekend of pure relief, from not resisting the urge to talk about the colour scheme of an X-Wing or comment on the merits of the ninth Doctor. Really, I’m not in the same league of geekdom/nerdvana as many of today’s willfully obsessed attendees, but it was such a pleasure to absorb their enthusiasm for a short while.

So, here’s a collection of tasty snaps from my camera. Matt will have plenty to add here, so watch this space!

– Simon

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Kasumi!

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Episodes Twenty Nine and Thirty: Continuum, Witcher Two, Wrath of the Titans, Ted, The Amazing Spider-Man

Posted by Matthew on July 20, 2012
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Good news everyone! This week you’re getting a double dose of awesomeness! Episode 29 made it to iTunes but didn’t publish on this site due to a glitch, and in the mean time we recorded our thirtieth episode! So here’s both for your listening pleasure!

Be warned that both of these episodes do contain spoilers for some of the things we talk about but we do make a great effort to warn you before we start with the spoilers.

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In episode twenty nine we discuss an awesome new Canadian TV series called Continuum and the movies Wrath of the Titans and TED.

In episode thirty we are joined by our good friend New York Matt and we discuss Lockout (again), The Witcher 2 and The Amazing Spiderman.

Like what you hear? Don’t like what you hear? Tell us! email at comments at awesomefriday.ca, leave comments below, and you can also follow us on twitter: @ManBitesWonders is Simon and @posterboy81 is Matt and @pmattgardner is New York Matt

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Episode Twenty Seven: Children of Men, Rock of Ages and Prometheus

Posted by Matthew on June 22, 2012
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This week we’re sitting down to talk about all the news that is news and three films: Children of Men, Rock of Ages, and Prometheus.

Note: major spoiler warnings for Prometheus.

We also discuss the shiny new Microsoft Surface and the best new show on Canadian TV, Continuum.

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Like what you hear? Don’t like what you hear? Tell us! email at comments at awesomefriday.ca, leave comments on this episodes page, and you can also follow us on twitter: @ManBitesWonders is Simon and @posterboy81 is Matt

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