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Talkin’ Comic-Con: A Cup O’ Tea with An Englishman In San Diego
s05e41 (10th June 2018)


“…there’s no place like home! There’s no place like home!”

The feeling of facing the massive footprint that is the San Diego Convention Centre ahead of Comic-Con, especially if it’s been a full year, is a breathtaking experience – you really do feel like you’re back where you belong! But even it’s most ardent fans will admit it’s needed a spruce-up and spring clean for a number of years. Well, that’s exactly what this incredible building has received over that past year in our absence… And I think we’re going to be shocked at how much it’s improved.

San Diego Convention Center Committee Chairman Gil Cabrera joins us to talk about what attendees are going to expect from their Comic-Con home in 2018, from incredible cosmetic changes to huge fundamental alterations which is going to drastically improve the attendee experience. We’ll also get into the relationship that Convention Centre has with the city and the Comic-Con International organisations, as well as the ever-present conversation about a future expansion to the facility.

That, all of the weeks SDCC news and exclusives updates and it’s going to be an amazing show Take part in the conversation, we hope you can join us live!

TALKIN’ COMIC-CON: A CUP O’ TEA WITH AN ENGLISHMAN IN SAN DIEGO is the weekly San Diego Comic-Con and con culture live podcast, broadcasting every Sunday (6pm GMT / 10am PT / 1pm ET) and hosted by Leonard Sultana, joined by Alyssa Franks.

Each week, the best bloggers on t’web talk about San Diego Comic-Con, about con & pop culture and, for an hour or so, we invite guests to talk to us and get nerdy and geeky about everything that orbits the Best Pop Culture Convention On The Planet!

YOU can watch and interact online, either by Twitter (tweeting with the hashtag #CupOTeaSDCC) or via the Hangout Event Q&A. Schedules permitting, Leonard will be joined by guests from the SDCC blogging community and some surprises!

Our Guests, this week:

  • Alyssa Franks, Friends Of Comic Con Forum
  • Gil Cabrera, San Diego Convention Center
  • …more guests to be announced!

Talkin’ Comic-Con is YOUR show – if you have anything you’d like to have discussed in these Comic-Con shows, or a guest that you would like us to feature, leave a comment below or drop us a line at tips@anenglishmaninsandiego.com – we’d love to hear what you’d like to talk about. And don’t forget to join in the conversation LIVE during the show, using the Q&A button in the video preview above or on Twitter (#CupOTeaSDCC)

See you all, this and every Sunday, at 6pm GMT… LIVE!

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