• Robot 6 reports that Ray Harryhausen has chosen to terminate his deal with Bluewater.:
• If you’ve been following along with the Saga of the San Diego Con, you will LOVE this transcript of a radio show that ran during the show. Basically, it shows locals arguing the merits of the convention center expansion, and sort of quantifies the attitude towards Nerd Prom as seen by local media and businesspeople.
PENNER: Okay. Tom, your comment on – Comic-Con is celebrated as almost an event of mythic proportions by a lot of people. Is it celebrated in the same way by downtown business interests?
YORK: I think they love the mythology of it because it translates into dollars. I would say one thing about an expansion of the convention center. Maybe it’s time for the city to look at specializing, coming into a niche rather than trying to go for every convention of a certain size, maybe go for certain niches. Maybe the limit is 126,000.
• We didn’t really follow along with the happenings at this weekend’s FAn Expo in Toronto, but by all accounts it was HUGE and busy. Did anyone reading this attend? Jamie Coville? Report in!