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C2E2 Fashion

Posted on April 14, 2012

I attended the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo Saturday in Chicago. Otherwise known as C2E2. I call it “Chicago’s Comic Con.” I’m not a hardcore comic geek but I have a few and do enjoy a graphic novel here and there. But it’s not just comics (and I didn’t know who any of the comic artists were on “Artists Row” really). It’s also about sci-fi and fantasy tv and movie stuff. Which is pretty huge (Avengers, Dark Knight, Walking Dead, Scott Pilgrim Gossip Girl, etc.) Basically, I like to be surrounded by geek weirdness. And something I’m working on, in a literature sense, has some of these elements in it. Without much commentary, here’s a look at some interesting C2E2 fashion (part 1). Poison…

Zombie Dust, C2E2 and Maggie Q

Posted on April 12, 2012

It’s known as C2E2 – the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo. I’ve never been. Until now. It’s held at McCormick Place this Friday night, and all day Saturday and Sunday. Basically it’s Comic Con, Chicago style. This afternoon was the kick-off party at Three Floyds brew pub in Munster, Ind. The famous Three Floyds. Home of Dark Lord Day (April 28) and a shitload of popular beers drinkers love to drink. I attended and had the following pints: Zombie Dust and Brian Boru. From the menu/website: Ireland’s first and last Ard Ri (high king) of the whole Gaelic race, Brian Boru was born in Munster, Ireland around 940. Brian Boru’s mother was killed by Vikings when he was a child. He spent his life…

Best show on Broadway

Posted on April 11, 2012

And it’s Irish, baby. I was just in New York and I missed this, my trip was so brief. But the cast from Once performed this great scene on Letterman recently. Beautiful I may be at something interesting tomorrow. It involves really good beer and possibly, like comic book/movie people. Hopefully will have pics and story. And tonight I met the sweetest Muslim gals and I talked to them about tipping in Dublin. Just another Wednesday in Liffey’s world.