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Talkin’ Comic-Con: A Cup O’ Tea with An Englishman In San Diego
s05e42 (17th June 2018)


“…what a difference a day ma-aaakes… just a few little hou-rrrrrs…”

And boy, have those words never rung more true than the emotional rollercoaster that has been this week. In amongst all of the rest of the SDCC news that has started to filter out (as much of which, we’ll dive into throughout the show), there has been the highs of the announcement of the first properly confirmed SDCC panel from BBC America, the news of DOCTOR WHO taking its place in the schedule and being the presentation ball for new Timelord JODIE WHITTAKER, there has been the drama surrounding moderator Chris Hardwick, first confirmed and then sharply dismissed. While we won’t be going into too much detail and discussion around the background of said drama, we have to talk about the impact this will have on the tenor and tone of this years San Diego Comic-Con.

And we’ll be having that conversation with some of the very best commentators in the nerd-o-sphere – it’s our SDCC Bloggers Special! Alyssa is making her cross-country exodus so we’ll be joined by Friends Of Comic Con Forum Editor Kevin Walwyn in her stead. We’re also joined by Tony B. Kim (Crazy 4 Comic Con / Hero Within), Stephanie ‘Angel’ Wilson (The Geekiary), Aaron Nabus (The Hall H Show) and Chris Sully (The Nerd Fu) to talk about what they as dedicated spectators get out of an event such as SDCC, what they focus on during their con trips, how they prepare practically in terms of equipment and necessities, and what they’ve spotted on the possible attractions list that has caught their attention so far. If there’s anyone who could point you in the right direction at a con, it’s this bunch – should be a great conversation.

That, all of the weeks SDCC news and exclusives updates and it’s going to be an amazing show. Take part in YOUR show, and 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:

  • Kevin Walwyn, Friends Of Comic Con Forum
  • Tony B. Kim, Crazy 4 Comic Con / Hero Within
  • Stephanie Wilson, The Geekiary
  • Aaron Nabus, The Hall H Show
  • Chris Sully, The Nerd Fu
  • …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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