Convention Center Scorecard: Political Footballs in San Diego and Los Angeles


In Geek News: The St. Louis Rams football team will be moving back to Los Angeles. (Yes, sports fans are geeks… they possess esoteric knowledge, wear and collect items denoting their fandoms, engage in tabletop gaming and endless discussions about who would beat whom, and even cosplay.) The Los Angeles Times has a nice story […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 9/2/15: Don’t bring your guns to town, Beedrill


Those two yahoos who came to the Pokémon World Championships totally strapped have been denied bail, even though their lawyer says they just had a car full of guns for fun times and never meant any harm. A story in the Boston Globe has many more details of the duo’s threats against other Pokémon players:

Convention Center Scorecard: San Diego Stumbles, Las Vegas Dreams Bigger

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Via Mark Evanier’s blog, I discovered two tidbits of interesting news: The Riviera Hotel and Casino, one of the oldest on the Vegas Strip, was sold to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority for $182.5 Million. The  San Diego Convention Center Corporation decided to default on a final payment due of nearly $13.8 million […]

What’s up with that San Diego Convention Center expansion anyway?


The long planned expansion of the San Diego Convention Center—an expansion crucial to keeping the Comic-Con there—is still moving along, as this video explains. (Thanks for not letting me embed it, Yahoo.) Basically there was another press conference where all the local players, including the acting mayor (the creepy sex harassin’ mayor having resigned a […]