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Calgary Expo is back…to the future! A rundown of the guests I’m most excited to see!

March 26, 2018

UPDATE:  As you’ve probably heard, Michael J. Fox had to cancel is Calgary Expo appearance, so I’ve updated the contest.    For some people Calgary is all about Stampede. Others, it’s folk fest. For me, and about 100,000 other pop …

Great Scott! Calgary Expo announces big guest for 2018 event!

November 6, 2017

Talk about lucky number 13! Today, Calgary Expo announced that Edmonton-born actor and activist Michael J. Fox will be appearing at the 13th Annual Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, which takes over Stampede Park from April 26th to 29th, 2018 …

Calgary Expo is back! Win two four-day passes!

April 14, 2017

One of the best part of the Calgary Expo has been watching it grow and grow every year. Now in it’s 11th year, the “comic con” of sorts is one of Calgary’s biggest events, often attracting more than 100,000. If …

Calgary’s three biggest parades are changing routes! Check them out!

April 1, 2017

You’ve heard of One Direction, how about three directions? #DadJoke. This year, three of Calgary’s biggest parades have all announced that they are changing routes. Let’s lay them out for you, so you can start your planning now! Calgary Pride …

Win your way into the Calgary Expo!

April 13, 2016

Lots of people know the Stampede grounds for the greatest outdoor show on earth, but for me and 100,000 other people, the Stampede grounds are home to one of the great indoor shows on earth:  The Calgary Expo! That’s right, …

Video: Watch Neil Patrick Harris’ panel at Calgary Expo!

April 18, 2015

This year, Calgary Expo is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary and it did so with one of the world’s biggest stars: Neil Patrick Harris. Harris is one of those actors that seems to be in everything, but isn’t annoying about it. During …

Neil Patrick Harris added last minute Calgary Expo!

April 16, 2015

Being a fan of Calgary Expo is an emotional roller coaster.  Because you never know who they’re going to invite, it’s sort of like going on a blind date. Well, not really because Calgary Expo is always fun, you just …

Priceless Aliens memorabilia signed by the entire cast is up for auction to help Calgary family!

January 29, 2015

Calling all collectors of movie memorabilia! The Calgary Expo is auctioning off a priceless collectors item, and it’s all for a good cause. As soon as I heard this story, I knew you guys would love it.  If I know …

Confessions of a Calgary Expo moderator!

April 28, 2014

This weekend, more than 60,000 fans walked through the doors of Calgary’s Entertainment and Comic Expo, (but most people just called it Comic Con.)  If you’ve never been, I have to tell you that as a Calgarian, it’s one of …

Katie Cassidy: Grounded in a supernatural Hollywood!

April 23, 2014

With the last name Cassidy, you’d think that Katie Cassidy would have it easy. After all, David Cassidy, Shaun Cassidy and Jack Cassidy are related to her. Acting is quite literally in her blood. But rather than soak up what …

Felicia Day: How to be a geek in a world full of cool!

April 16, 2014

How about that, we now live in world it’s cool to say that you’re a geek.  It wasn’t that long ago that geek was a typical school yard insult, but now, many people wear the label like badge of honour. …

Video: Moderating The Hart Foundation panel at Calgary Expo!

April 29, 2013

UPDATE: I just found the full-length panel online. You can check it out here. This weekend, I got to do one of the coolest thing I’ve ever done. Now, I’m not just saying that as a thirty year old who …

Weirdly Cool: Al Yankovic looks back on three decades and teases what’s ahead!

April 25, 2013

Friday night, Weird Al Yankovic will bring his The Alpocalypse Tour to Calgary as a part of the Calgary Expo!  It’s a concert three decades and thirteen albums in the making and a concert, that many fans have been waiting …

Get your geek on: My five top picks for Calgary Expo!

March 2, 2013

Calgary Expo is still a month and a half away, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not already losing sleep over how I’m going to meet some of the weekend’s big stars. If you’re not really a comic person, worry-not, …

Bloggity goes Geek!

April 29, 2012

While I’ve never really been someone to declare myself a geek, I can certainly recognize certain attributes.  I mean, I don’t live in my parents basement, I have a job and I only own one gaming device.  But, I did …