A Geek’s Guide to Surviving Not Being at SDCC 2015…

A Geek’s Guide to Surviving Not Being at SDCC 2015…

The interweb is all a buzz with awesome events and happenings at San Diego Comic Con! Unfortunately not all of us are, for various reasons, able to to attend the Promised Land. Just because you are not at SDCC, doesn’t mean you can’t still have some geektastic fun this weekend. So, what’s a geek to do? Click below for some fun suggestions.

Near NYC? There’s tons of fun geekery to be had!

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Saturday July 11th- Midtown Comics Not at Comic Con Event (12pm-9pm)

Midtown Comics Downtown Location (only) will be hosting their annual Not At Comic Con event for those of us not lucky enough to be in San Diego this year.

• Not at Comic Con Sale– 30% off everything at Midtown Comics Downtown only from 11:00AM to 12noon.
• 20% off everything at Midtown Comics Downtown from 12noon to 9:00PM.
• Free DC Swag and masks will be available to everyone in attendance while supplies last!
• Free Comic Book Day 2015 – Midtown Exclusive Comics!
• Free Marvel posters, cutouts, and more!
• Use codeword “Batman Lives” for a free signed Batman #40 (by Scott Snyder) while supplies last!

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Sunday July 12th- The Princess Bride  (4pm)

The Way Station (683 Washington Ave in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn) is being ridiculously awesome and showing this gem of a film on their big screen. You KNOW you wanna go watch it. ****Please note: This is a Bar. You MUST be 21+ years old to attend****

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Sunday July 12th- The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening With Cary Elwes 7:30pm

The NYCB Theatre at Westbury (960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY) is hosting an evening with Wesley himself, the great Cary Elwes, with a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic film. After a screening of the iconic film, Elwes will engage in a moderated discussion on classic scenes, revealing never before shared secrets and tales of inconceivable antics!

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Sunday July 12th- Nerd Karaoke  (9pm)

DJ JOE RUDE and The KINGS of KARAOKE present a Nerds Night to RAWK OUT at the BAR with the TARDIS!!! Come sing They Might Be Giants, Tom Lehrer, Jonathan Coulton, and MORE! No cover, awesome cocktails and fine beers on tap–its the best party Sunday can buy! Head down to The Way Station (683 Washington Ave in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn) ****Please note: This is a Bar. You MUST be 21+ years old to attend****


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Geeky Restaurants in NYC

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The Way Station (683 Washington Ave in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn)

An AWESOME Doctor Who themed Bar, with Whovian themed cocktails and a TARDIS Bathroom!! AND on the ridiculous Doctor Who themed mural on the bathroom wall, you can find the signatures of Matt Smith and Karen Gillian

In/near Philly?

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Saturday July 11th- The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening With Cary Elwes 7:30pm

The Keswick Theatre (291 N Keswick Ave, Glenside, PA) is hosting an evening with Wesley himself, the great Cary Elwes, with a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic film. After a screening of the iconic film, Elwes will engage in a moderated discussion on classic scenes, revealing never before shared secrets and tales of inconceivable antics!

Not in NYC or Philly?

That’s ok, check out the local geekery in your area, There are a bunch of comic book shops who are holding events around the country, also don’t forget we are in the mist of Barnes & Nobles Get Pop Cultured (July 3rd- July 31st).  

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There is also, of course Nerd HQ!

Since it’s inception, Nerd HQ has been kind enough to stream their panels live!!! This is PERFECT for those of us stuck at work/home. As soon as they post the link to them we will happily share them with you. For now, you can take a look at the line up, which we have conveniently listed at there EST times here.

Also-ly, Don’t forget to follow the hashtag #SDCCFROMNYC on twitter, where we will be live tweeting panels and all sorts of fun shenanigans from the East Coast. You can Follow us at @Allgeek2meradio and join in on the fun!

Keep Checking back for more updates!!

– Cate & EM

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