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About doug

Doug is the author of the San Diego Comic-Con Survival Guide and is the founder of The Conmunity - the site that connects geek culture.

5 Last Minute Ways to Make San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Better for YOU

A week from now, everything you’re anticipating this week will be nothing but a sweet and/or horrible memory. Hopefully by that time your feet will have healed and you’ll be back at work, slaving away to pay off those insane credit card charges you racked up at San Diego Comic-Con. I have to admit I’ve been pretty silent these past few months leading up to the Big Show, mostly due to personal reasons, but I will be back at SDCC in full force this year. Continue reading →

Black Friday to Cyber Monday Deal – FREE eBook with Print Book Purchase!

Why fight the insane crowds and traffic? Until there’s a definitive book on how to survive Black Friday, it’s best to do your shopping online. So why not start right here? Now through Tuesday, December 2nd at 12:01am, you can get the digital ebook edition of the San Diego Comic-Con Survival Guide for FREE when you purchase the print edition for $6.99. It’s the same sale I did back during the pre-purchase phase. It was so popular, I had to bring it back, just in Continue reading →

So How was San Diego Comic-Con 2014 for You?

Yep. Another San Diego Comic-Con has been added to the history books. Time to start planning for next year. (And I haven’t even completely unpacked yet!) Lots of good and a lot of bad came out of this year’s show, depending on who you were, where you were, and what you tried to accomplish. If you tried to get into Hall H, you stood in line for more than half a day to get inside (as I did on Friday night for Saturday’s programming), sleeping Continue reading →

4 Smaller Panels You Should Try if You’re Not Stuck in Hall H (+18 More!)

As I’ve noted in an earlier post, I’m helping the good people at cover San Diego Comic-Con 2014 this year. I just wanted to give you a bit of a heads up on a post I put together last night that focuses on some of the smaller panels at Comic-Con. Yeah, I’ll be lining up for Hall H like thousands of others, but I’m going to fight my hardest to get to a few different panels in the other rooms when I can. I Continue reading →