Inside The Artist’s Mind..

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

 In the past our convention coverage, our focus would stay on the art of the comic book pages and the creative minds that put pen to page. In this installment of our adventures at the 2017 Long Beach Comic Expo, we are leaving the pages and moving to the wall, so we can talk with artist Michael Matsumoto.

 Michael is an illustrator and a conceptual artist that delves deep into pop culture for inspiration. During his continuing elevation in the art world, Michael has developed a following and has picked up freelance work in the form of commissioned pieces. Also, during this time, he has found a place in the convention circuit and this is where we crossed paths.

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CLICK HERE For Nowhere California Presents Our Conversation With Michael Matsumoto

It was a pleasure to talk with Michael at this event and it was great to put a face to the creator of one of my favorite “Back To The Future” artistic pieces. If you want to check out the work of Michael Matsumoto CLICK HERE for his official website.

Update From The Battlefront Of MAN vs. ROCK..

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

 There is a conflict that the fake news networks are too afraid to report on and this battle is something that blurs any political lines. This fight is as old as time and it is the war of MAN vs. ROCK, where some fear to tread two men continue to spread the word and Nowhere California was lucky enough to talk with these men for a second time.

 At the 2017 Long Beach Comic Expo, the Nowhere California Hack Pack crossed paths with Kevin Bieber and Victor De Troy to discuss the world of MAN vs. Rock, since their last meeting. The conversation runs the range of topics from their new monthly column to MAN vs. ROCK hitting the shelves of your favorite comic book store and anything else that might escape the minds of everyone involved in this interview.

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CLICK HERE To Listen To Our Conversation With The Minds Behind MAN Vs. ROCK

As we said above, this is our second time we talked with these gentlemen and you can listen to that first conversation by CLICKING HERE
Also, keep an eye on this site for the new column written by these men and stay locked in to everything MAN vs. ROCK by visiting their official site by CLICKING HERE

Nowhere California Crosses Paths With Captain Spaulding..

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

The following is the finale of Nowhere California’s coverage of the 2016 Los Angeles Days of the Dead convention and in this installment the guys have fallen prey to some top secret clown business, as Josh and Doug talk with horror icon Sid Haig.

Sid is a legend of the silver screen, with a list of over 100 roles to his name and an impact that can be felt in many genres of the film industry. In recent years, Sid has become a mainstay in the convention world and a familiar face to the Days of the Dead loyal.

During Nowhere California’s adventures at Days of the Dead, the guys from Nowhere have made it a point to bump into this legend and we have been lucky enough to sit down twice with the man behind the clown make up..

CLICK HERE  For Nowhere California Presents Our Conversation With Sid Haig From The 2013 Days Of The Dead Convention (11:26)

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(Doug Porter, Joshua Gilmore, Sid Haig. April 2016 Los Angeles Days of the Dead)

CLICK HERE For Nowhere California Presents Another Conversation With Sid Haig From The 2016 Days of the Dead Convention (6:18)

As with all of our conversations, everybody on the Nowhere California team would like to extend our thanks to Sid Haig. It was an absolute pleasure talking with this icon.

For Everything Sid Haig CLICK HERE For The Official Sid Haig Website

NowhereCalifornia.com Reaches Its First Year..

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(Joshua Gilmore- Staff Writer)

It started one year ago today, this site was launched and took the concept of Nowhere California to a whole new level.

Nowhere California started in 2011 and it was just another conversation between two friends, but these conversation started taking place in front of a microphone and unleashed on the internet. It was as simple as that, but as Nowhere California evolved, the team grew and new accomplishments were reach.

The episodes started to grow and the team ventured out of the Nowhere city limits, as they dove into the world of conventions and conducting interviews. It was with each accomplishment, the Nowhere California family stuck to their ideals of what they wanted to produce and not to become just another podcast.

It was that mindset that grew into this website and, as we mark our first year on the net, we want to simply say THANK YOU.

Thank you for following the journey of Nowhere California.

Thank you for listening to the original podcast and all of the other podcast that have sprung from this little idea.

Thank you for checking out this site

And thank you for continuing this adventure with us.

Nowhere Toy Archive: “Weird Al” Action Figures…

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

Nowhere California is diving deep into the abyss of toys and collectibles to bring you the new or the forgotten. In this first installment, we are taking a look at the recent announcement from NECA Toys and their upcoming figures honoring the king of parody music, “Weird Al” Yankovic.

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NECA Toys released a preview of one of the figures of the collection. This classic Al figure is patterned towards his earlier days, as you can see with his glasses and short afro, but this edition will come with a more modern look and a second head. The second head depicts the present day Al, with long hair and clean shaven face.

There is no set release date of this figure and the other figures that will make up this collection, so for now we can only expect more eras of Al to be released and the loyal Al fans will be waiting in even worse anticipation.

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Which era of Al would you like to see in this collection? There are so many to choose from, will we see Al from UHF or a Claymation Al from the Jurassic Park video? Tell us your thoughts.

DEADPOOL: THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

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(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

The Merc with the Mouth is in a giving mood and he is ready to share some holiday love…

Deadpool is ready for the world to see a new trailer for his upcoming movie and he doesn’t want to rush to the gate, unlike some other blockbusters. Deadpool would like to treat the DEADPOOL ARMY to a little foreplay and build the anticipation for the trailer’s release, so for the next 12 days the internet will receive a few gifts from the man with a twice a day chimichanga habit and this event has been dubbed #12DaysOfDeadpool

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Be ready for the amazing gifts in store and here is what was released to Entertainment Weekly today.

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Tales From The Con: Long Live Jambi!

(Joshua Gilmore-Staff Writer)

Mekka Lekka Hi Mekka Hiney Ho! The guys from Nowhere have returned to the convention world and recently had the pleasure of covering the 2015 Stan Lee Comikaze. As with past conventions, this was an amazing experience for the entire Nowhere California team and we can’t wait to share our adventures with you through special editions of “Nowhere California Presents..”

In this first installment from our Comikaze coverage, Phil and Josh talk with the amazing John Paragon. The conversation ranges from his stellar career, inside and outside of Pee Wee’s Playhouse to the rage inducing commercials from the Sonic’s fast food chain.

Yes, Jambi is eating Josh’s head and Yes, you can listen to Nowhere California Presents Our Conversation with John Paragon NOW!