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Nerds on the move

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Once upon a time, an awkward, nerdy producer at CNN.com convinced her bosses it was time to jump on the geek bandwagon – but do it differently. 135 more words

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The most popular, epic webcomic you've never heard of

Editor’s note: Lauren Orsini is a reporter for the Daily Dot, the hometown newspaper of the World Wide Web, the paper of record for what happens online. 1,088 more words

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So you want to go to Comic-Con 2013?

After hearing so much about San Diego Comic-Con, you may be considering attending next year. If so, here are a few helpful pointers:

Start planning early — like, now… 370 more words

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Early scenes from Comic-Con

As some of the earliest attendees arrived and checked into their hotels, the areas surrounding the San Diego Convention Center were full of workers, tirelessly finishing displays, exhibits, banners and other preparations needed to kick off San Diego Comic-Con. 83 more words

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Comic-Con imagery sends new message to fans

It’s inescapable.

During San Diego Comic-Con — the largest annual gathering of the comic book faithful in North or South America — the convention, with its banners,  murals, and shrink-wrapped vehicles, spills out into the streets of the city’s Gaslamp district like lava from a brightly-colored volcano. 813 more words

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Comic-Con by the numbers

Here’s a quick look at some of the most important numbers in San Diego Comic-Con’s 40-plus year history, according to the Con organizers:

300: The number of people who attended the first Comic-Con in 1970. 246 more words

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It's probably not wise to be a jerk to Felicia Day

There’s an old adage that says, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” Not everyone takes that to heart.

Early this weekend, Ryan Perez –a blogger who was a contributor to gaming hub… 416 more words

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