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Hey guys! SDCC is upon us once again! This year, I really thought that I was gonna be able to take it easy and not have so many commitments but as we have gotten closer, my schedule has blown up! If you’d like to find me to say hi while you’re down in San Diego below is my itinerary!
Location: Stone Brewing Bistro and Gardens Liberty Station
Address: 2816 Historic Decatur Rd. #116 San Diego, CA. 92106
Last year, I had the pleasure of going to Wil Wheaton’s and Stone Brewery’s Hop Con. This year, Wil asked me if I’d like to make a beer with him, Aisha Tyler, and Bobak Ferdowsi…of course I said absolutely!! If you’ve ever wanted an elixir that summons Unicorns, I will be debuting my creation ‘Unicorn Summoning Ale’ this Wednesday at Hop Con 2.0. The event has been sold out, but if you still want to try this magically beverage, it will also be available in the Gas Lamp! Location TBA.
THE TEAM UNICORN SATURDAY ACTION FUN HOUR PILOT TRAILER – 11am
“A Conversation with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios”
Location: Nerd HQ
Address: Petco Park
Team Unicorn has been hard at work putting together a quarter hour show for Adult Swim. We can finally show you a trailer of what all goes on in our unicorn minds! Trailer will be shown at the Stoopid Buddy Stoodios panel at Nerd HQ on Friday morning! Come see what Stoopid Buddy and Team Unicorn have been working on. All tickets purchased for this panel, go to Operation Smile!
(TAKE TWO) – 3:15PM
“Robot Chicken Panel”
Location: Indigo Ballroom (Hilton Bayfront)
If you missed the Team Unicorn trailer earlier in the day, we will be showing it later in the afternoon at the Robot Chicken panel!
Location: Convention floor/Gaslamp
Come find Milynn, Clare and I dressed up as Star Trek Playboy Bunnies! We will be running around with a cosplay group for Castle Corsetry!
WONDER WOMAN COSPLAY! – AFTERNOON
Location: Convention Floor and Gaslamp
Like last year, I will be wearing my Wonder Woman costume from the popular Rainfall Films short that we did late last year. The costume, made by Heather Greene is really just too good to sit out SDCC:) May do a meet up so you guys can come grab pics with me! TBD.
CUPCAKE QUARTERLY SIGNING – 2pm-3pm
Location: Convention Floor – Booth 4300 (Signal Fire Studios)
I will be signing my issue of Cupcake Quarterly at the Signal Fire booth on Sunday! This will be your last chance to come say hi to me before I leave San Diego!! I look forward to seeing all your smiling faces!Posted by Rileah | 0 comments
So very excited to announce that I will be unveiling a beer that I created at Hop Con 2.0 this year!! Kinda amazed to be collaborating with Stone Brewery on this:) Beer is fun, and even funner when it’s mixed with geeky goodness and good friends Wil Wheaton and Bobak Ferdowsi. Hop Con happens Wednesday of San Diego Comic Con and I’m hoping to see all of your faces there! Get more information below!
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Join Twistory Entertainment Studios on July 3, 2014 at 11:45AM at Anime Expo for a very special Women in Pop Culture Panel moderated by:
ELVIRA, Mistress of the Dark – Cassandra Peterson.
Panelists include the Superhero of Belle’s War Danielle Vasinova, DC & Disney artist Sho Murase, creators of Team Unicorn Rileah Vanderbilt and Clare Grant, and music sensation Bean who is going to be performing a few songs from her latest album.
The show also includes new SHINJUKU THE FILM footage directed by Robert Valley based on the Twistory Studios SHINJUKU the graphic novel, written by mink and illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano, an unveiling of SHO MURASE’s new graphic novel, THE ROSE GARDEN, and a special announcement about DANIELLE’S BELLE’S WAR Television series.
We also have a special Shinjuku giveaway for attendees.
Here is more info about our panelists and moderator:
Cassandra Peterson – twitter.com/TheRealElvira
Halloween icon Elvira, Mistress of the Dark was the first horror host ever to be syndicated throughout the US on national TV and has undoubtedly become the best-known Horror Host of all time.
In addition to her original TV show Movie Macabre, she produced, wrote and starred in the feature films Elvira, Mistress of the Dark and Elvira’s Haunted Hills, the TV reality series Search for the Next Elvira and, in 2011, 26 new episodes of Movie Macabre. She has made recent appearances on RuPauls Drag Race, Celebrity Ghost Stories, Oddities, Counting cars, Fangasm and Face Off.
Along with Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, she is now part owner of Comikaze, LA’s preeminent Pop-culture convention.
Elvira is played by actress-writer Cassandra Peterson who has spent over three decades solidifying the Elvira brand.
Danielle Vasinova – twitter.com/Vasinova
Known for her work in White Trash Noir, Danielle Vasinova is our very own Super heroine Belle, of Twistory Studios Belles War. She was born in New England and trying out for the New England Patriots Cheerleading squad when she decided to move to LA to pursue her dreams of acting. Since then, she has made appearances in shows including Dexter and Rules of Engagement. She is currently working with Twistory Studios on the short films for Belles war and learning all the tricks of the western era, including gun training and card playing.
Sho Murase – twitter.com/sho_moo
With a style that has Spanish and European accents, Sho Murase has the ability to touch many hearts when she puts a pencil to paper. She grew up in Barcelona and would visit her mother in Japan, but now resides in San Francisco where everything now makes sense for her. Her artwork focuses on a protagonist going through hardship and coming out on top. She has worked with Twistory Studios to develop her own series of photos.
Team Unicorn – twitter.com/teamunicornftw
Clare Grant – twitter.com/ClareGrant
Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Clare Grant is the nerdy version of the girl next door. Her first on screen role had her working alongside actor Joaquin Phoenix in Walk the Line. From there, she has made her career a fun and certainly creative profession to watch. More recently, she is taking over Youtube with her ‘Team Unicorn’ and has been green lit for a pilot on Adult Swim.
Rileah Vanderbilt – twitter.com/Rileah
As a key part of Team Unicorn, Rileah Vanderbilt works with Clare Grant on a daily basis. Born and raised in Colorado, she is a known geek who loves all things fantasy and comic related, including Stars Wars. Her big break was in 2005s Hatchet after starting young and being involved in community Theatre Groups. She is now working on a series for Team Unicorn for Adult Swim.
Bean – twitter.com/noellebean
Dallas-born, Nashville-raised, and Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, and performer Noelle Bean began going by the surname “Bean” after her high school music teacher chose to address the budding musician by the one word alone. She was handpicked as 1 of 25 artists in the Macy’s and iHeartRadio “Rising Star” campaign, while both Pandora and iTunes created a “Bean Radio” channel. Her music appeared everywhere from OK TV to spots for Mitsubishi and Coca Cola’s Fantasy Soccer Camp. Meanwhile, she became a live draw opening for the likes of Colbie Caillat, Megan & Liz, Hot Chelle Rae, and Austin Mahone as well as giving a show-stopping set at Bonnaroo 2013. Everything has merely led up to the impending release of her two 2014 digital mini-albums—one in the spring and one in the fall—culminating in a physical special edition with extra tracks for the holidays.
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Come see Team Unicorn on the Un-gays in comics: Not-LGBT creator panel this Saturday at Bent-Con! We will be discussing the hardships and triumphs of creating our own content. Panel starts at 3pm!
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I will be appearing at Stan Lee’s Comikaze this Saturday for Cupcake Quarterly!! Come by the Castle Corsetry booth, (booth #731) and get your copy of the magazine signed by me and my partner in crime Clare Grant! I freakin’ love our Hogwarts house corsets we get to wear, courtesy of Ms. Lauren Bregman of Castle Corsetry!Posted by Rileah | 0 comments
San Diego Comic Con is upon us again! I’ve got a couple of appearances planned and I’d love to see all your awesome geeky faces, so come by and say hi!
11AM to 1PM – Hatchet 3/Holliston poster signing – Join me, Adam Green, GWAR/HOLLISTON’s Oderus Urungus, and HOLLISTON/GUILD director Sean Becker in the autograph pavilion upstairs! Autograph Pavilion AA19
8PM to 9PM – I Don’t Know $#!+ About Comics! – Are you new to comics? Are you confused? Do you want to start reading but don’t know where to begin? Never fear, I Don’t Know $#!+ About Comics is here to help you make the transition from “I kinda liked that Man of Steel movie” to “I know everything about Superman, including his Social Security Number!” Let panelists Jesse Snider(Evil Ernie, Toy Story), Mark Waid (Daredevil, Kingdom Come), Rileah Vanderbilt(Team Unicorn), Tiffany Smith (GameGeek host), and moderator Aaron Sparrow(Darkwing Duck) indoctrinate you into the unequaled storytelling and imagination of comics! Room: 5AB
11AM – 12PM – Team Unicorn/WeLoveFine signing – Join me and the lovelies, Clare Grant and Milynn Sarley for a signing at the WeLoveFine Pop Up shop located in the Gas Lamp! We will be premiering a brand new t shirt that we designed ourselves! Come by grab a shirt and a picture with your favorite Unicorns! You guys like Star Trek, right?;) WeLoveFine Pop-Up Shop @ Hilton San Diego Gaslamp. 401 K Street. San Diego, CA. 92101
I’ll be running around on the convention floor all Saturday dressed in the most epic cosplay! You guys curious about what project I’ve been working out so hard for? Well let’s just say if you find me on Saturday you’ll know;)
ALSO make sure you drop by booth #4300 or #3919 to pick up your copy of Cupcake Quarterly! Clare Grant and I are the cover models for their second annual “geek” issue!Posted by Rileah | 0 comments
So fun hanging out with other GoT enthusiasts, and dishing on last night’s GAME OF THRONES! Thanks to Tiffany Smith and Geek Nation for being such hospitable hosts:) Also, a shout out to my co-guest Keahu Kahuanui for spoiling a major element for Tiffany! Haha;)Posted by Rileah | 0 comments