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Nerd Machine

If you’ve attending San Diego Comic Con over the last few years, you’ve heard about a little thing called “Nerd HQ” the brainchild of Chuck star Zachary Levi.

This event isn’t just a fun pop culture event that coincides with the annual fete in San Diego, it also supports a very worthy cause: Operation Smile.

Check out the “I Want My Nerd HQ 2014” Indiegogo campaign RIGHT HERE to learn all the details of how you can make the event possible and support a worthy organization.

You owe it to yourself to get involved!

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Just Us Guys Graphic NEW

The folks over at 82893 Productions are moving forward with more projects. Namely, they are working on the first official season of Just Us Guys, a comedy/drama web series about Scott, a gay dad, who has a best friend relationship with his straight son, Max [think Gilmore Girls with guys] that is slated to consist of 13 episodes, each 10 minutes long, set for a March 2014 release as well as working on Elsie, a spin-off web series from Just Us Guys that is slated to consist of roughly 7 episodes, each set to be about 1 to 5 minutes long.

Just Us Guys, the prequel episodes, have been screened at the San Diego International Comic-Con Independent Film Festival this past July and at the first Salt Lack City (Utah) Comic-Con Film Festival in September. The Just Us Guys folks will also be participating in a panel at Bent-Con this coming Saturday, November 9 at PM.

You can learn more about Bent-Con here.

Currently, 82893 Productions has an Indiegogo Campaign ongoing to raise money for both Just Us Guys and Elsie but as well as for several worthy causes: Breast Cancer Awareness and It Gets Better.

There are still 11 days left in the current campaign and any donation will be welcome!

To learn more about (and to support) 82893 Productions, Just Us Guys and Elsie, you can visit the following links:

82893 Productions

82893 Productions at Facebook

82893 Productions at Twitter

Just Us Guys at Facebook

Just us Guys at Twitter

Elsie at Facebook

Elsie at Twitter

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Nerd Machine

For the past couple years actor Zachary Levi – the star of Chuck – and his talented crew have been organizing Nerd HQ, which features panels – separate from those panels at Comic Con – featuring actors and actresses (and creative types) such as Nathan Fillion, the cast of Psych, Jared Padalecki and so many more.

The panels for this year have finally been revealed and you can find those details below:

Conversations for a Cause Panels

Tickets are supposed to go on sale tomorrow, July 11 at 12 Noon (Pacific time).

Tickets are limited to two (2) tickets per order and cannot be transferred or resold. All proceeds go toward Operation Smile.

Good luck to those of you who will be trying for these tickets as they tend to sell out fast.

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Need a great Christmas gift for that TV fan in your life?

Well, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation just might have what you are looking for – as long as you can win their holiday auction that is.

Among the auction items that are available for bid are as follows:

Tickets to Season 6 Premier Party of HBO’s True Blood
Tickets to 2013 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards
Lunch in Santa Monica, CA with ABC’s Private Practice actress KaDee Strickland and director Ed Ornelas
Personal session with Cartoon Network VP Casting and Talent Development
Red Carpet VIP Package for the College Television Awards Dinner and Gala
Cast Signed TNT’s Leverage messenger bag with built-in electronics charger
Sons of Anarchy autographed helmet
Signed Primetime Emmys T-shirt
Big Bang Theory Bazinga and Soft Kitty swag bags
Falling Skies signed poster and comic book
Cartoon Network tote and show swag
Rookie Blue signed poster and DVD sets
Malibu Country autographed script
Porky the Pig Voicemail message created exclusively by Bob Bergen
I Love Lucy mint Hamilton Collection plates

The bidding opened on December 3 and will run through December 13. You can learn more about the Holiday Auction right here.

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation is the charitable arm of the Television Academy and all auction proceeds will support its education and archival programs. Bid on these and many other items benefitting the Television Academy Foundation’s scholarship, educational outreach and preservation efforts hosted by eBay Giving Works.

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As of yesterday, an online auction – the Primetime Emmy Season Online Auction to be exact – opened courtesy of The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation (the folks behind the Emmy Awards for those unfamiliar with the name).

You can visit here to find out all the great TV goodies up for bid. But, some of the highlights of the auction include the following items:

– VIP tour of Warner Bros. Studios, complete with tickets to “The Big Bang Theory”
– Set visit to “Community”
– Signed Stetson from the cast of “Dallas”
– Helmet from “Sons of Anarchy” autographed by the series’ cast
– “Teen Wolf” autographed script
– Tickets to the official HBO Primetime Emmy after party complete with car service
– “White Collar” poster signed by series’ star Matt Bomer

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation is the charitable arm of the Television Academy and all auction proceeds will support its education and archival programs.

Good luck to all those who bid and best wishes to this worthy cause!

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Are you going to be at Comic Con next week? Do you want to help out a worthy cause? Well, you can see some really cool panels and support an important charity by hitting up the panels scheduled by the folks at the Nerd Machine via the Second Annual Nerd HQ that will be held simultaneously alongside Comic Con.

Here is the sneak peek at this year’s line-up.

Tickets for these Conversations with a Cause will go on sale tomorrow July 6 at 9 AM (Pacific Time).

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This is a reminder that the next charity event screening of Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and the latest season of The Guild – from the wonderful mind of geekdom queen Felicia Day – will be held at the Regency Valley Plaza 6 in North Hollywood starting on October 22 at 8 PM.

Join the throngs of fans in attendance and dress up to celebrate that most spooky of “holidays”.

You can learn more about the charity event and order tickets here.

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