Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Comic-Con, part 3

In attendance:
Deepak Chopra,
two Wayans brothers,
the United States Postal Service,
the man who played the Lollypop Kid in "The Wizard of Oz,"
Daniella Alonso of television's "One Tree Hill,"
legendary shlock film-maker Roger Corman,
Samuel L. Jackson,
rapper/film-makers Snoop Dogg and RZA,
former Congressman Slade Gorton,
Kathy Garver, who played Cissy on the 1960's television show, "Family Affair,"
a man selling insurance for comic book collections,

a professor from Ohio State University speaking on "a central aspect of the Superman myth -- fighting through the web constraints placed on American hopes and aspirations by modernity -- [which] grew directly out of Captain John Smith's portrayal of himself in his narrative of his adventures published in 1630,"
Batman and Spongebob Squarepants made from Legos
and many Anakin Skywalkers, Corpse Brides, Hermione Grangers, Captain Jack Sparrows, Empire storm troupers, X-Box characters, and a two-year-old in a Supergirl costume.

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