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:unsure:

 

That guy is certainly NOT my kind of guy..... And I hope he isn't TJ's either.... :huh:

 

I respect Ted Nugent because he is Pro-2nd amendment and against criminal acts of violence.

He's as looney as a bugs bunny cartoon, but he doesn't sugarcoat his opinions. A bit too fanatical? Yup, most likely.

 

Mr. Jane's comments against child molesters made me think of that Ted Nugent video is all :)

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Fair enough! ;)

 

I'm just not into fanatism of any kind, really not my kind of thing! And his opinions are "a bit" off for me....

 

But I know he's a legendary character.... B)

 

 

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Was Ted Nugent at SDCC this year? :P

 

I've met him twice. He's a nice guy, and by all accounts an excellent father.

 

I thought the interview with Tom was just terrible. But I suppose when you just walk on up to a person without doing any real research or doing any prep of any kind, you get this kind of shit. I watched a few of their other "interviews" too. Tom was nicer to them than I would have been. He was downright cordial.

 

You know, when I was in vegas this weekend I enjoyed starting my day off by firing 3 automatic weapons at the Vegas Gun Store, eating an incredible New Your strip steak at Mesa Grill for dinner, and later on I had a beer with friends at The Rush Lounge in the Golden Nugget casino.

 

It was a pretty damn good day. It was basically my birthday celebration. I'll take the gun range over cake and ice cream any day.

 

I did know Clint was a pacifist and a vegetarian. He also doesn't drink and has never had a soda pop in his life because he won't drink high fructose corn syrup. He loves smooth jazz, which is a style of music that makes me sleepy. I dig jazz when it's peppy and fast, but smooth jazz it lulls me right to sleep man. But I think Tom, you are both fans of cigar smoking.

 

ANYWAY, I'm very glad to hear there was good sales and lots of interest, and you guys had a good time at the show. That's the most important thing really, because I want RAW to stay around for a long, long time!

 

Dammit.

 

 

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Not a whole lot of folks outside of Michigan really get what Ted Nugent stands for. All they see is the media hype when he goes out and acts like a rock star. That's cool, we'll keep him to our self. We dig him and we get him, probably just a michigan outdoor thing!

 

I agree with Noeland that TJ was far nicer than I probably would have been. most of those interviews were aweful but I found them to be pretty entertaining anyway.

 

Glad to hear that the con was a success, hope to see more stuff once you guys are feeling up to it.

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But what DOES he stand for?

 

I know I'm a LONG way from Michigan, but I'd like to know! ;)

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It was basically my birthday celebration. I'll take the gun range over cake and ice cream any day.

 

That my friend is the absolute truth :)

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But what DOES he stand for?

 

I know I'm a LONG way from Michigan, but I'd like to know! ;)

Natural highs (no drugs & alcohol), hunting, self sufficiency, limited government.

 

I think Tom did a great job in the clip considering the interviewer was a bizarre cross b/w Sacha Baron Cohen & Ernest P. Worrel.

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Natural highs (no drugs & alcohol), hunting, self sufficiency, limited government.

 

I think Tom did a great job in the clip considering the interviewer was a bizarre cross b/w Sacha Baron Cohen & Ernest P. Worrel.

 

I thought he was a Denver Pile "Jesse Duke" wannabe. :lol:

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My family and I had a very interesting time at the Con and I wanted to give my take and also to say thanks.

 

Here's my con with the CON:

 

NO parking remotely anywhere downtown

 

An hour and a half wait (in the sun) to get badges on Thursday. We drove by Wednesday night to get badges early but couldn't find parking.

 

Volunteers who, by their own words, knew they weren't doing a good job, but didn't care

 

Freaky half naked people (a few were in their 50's, which is just wrong)

 

I took the whole family because the boss at home made me, which ended up being just too much

 

And last, my wife making me nervous by telling Tom Jane that she could be a better pimp.

 

 

The very good points:

 

Um, they had comic book. Lots and lots of em.

 

The funniest part of the Con was watching the faces of the teenies that dressed up (more like dressed down) and waited in line with us for what seemed like forever. When they walked into the main room and realize that this is a COMIC BOOK convention their mouths dropped. "I got dressed up for this?" HA!

 

Some of the fans spent probably thousands putting together awesome costumes (my boys loved seeing Batman)

 

Thank you

I also want to give a big THANK YOU to the RAW team. You made the day worthwhile and were wonderful. I know you all worked your tails off, and to me, it showed. You deserve an ice cold beverage of your choosing. Also, thank you Tom Jane for generously spending your time talking to us. We really enjoy your work and my family wishes you nothing but the best. I would just ask that you stay away from my wife for a while.....she kinda got TomJane-itis and has been on cloud nine ever since meeting you. :P

 

Well...that's my take. Would I recommend the Con to anyone? Yes. Go alone or with one other. Don't take little kids. (Mine are 4 and 2 but I saw infants there) Plan to be physically, mentally, and emotionally drained afterwards.

 

-Heff

 

 

 

 

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I thought he was a Denver Pile "Jesse Duke" wannabe. :lol:

Close. How's this, I'll call your Jesse Duke and raise you a Rosco Purvis. :P

 

P.S. I heard that ComiCon's contract w/ SD Convention Center runs out in 2012 and that perhaps Vegas will be it's next home. That would be a match made in heaven! Anyone who attended the Con able to confirm this?

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Close. How's this, I'll call your Jesse Duke and raise you a Rosco Purvis. :P

 

P.S. I heard that ComiCon's contract w/ SD Convention Center runs out in 2012 and that perhaps Vegas will be it's next home. That would be a match made in heaven! Anyone who attended the Con able to confirm this?

 

 

wait...according to the fucking Myans....isn't the world supposed to end in 2012? The comicon going to Vegas will cause the apocalypse??? holy fuck....

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Actually, I hadn't heard the part about Vegas. I heard that it might move to LA. I guess if I'm going to make it to the real San Diego Comic Con, I better get on the ball and go soon, lol!

 

Since I've never been to SD at all, I can't say which would be better or worse, SD or LA. Have been to LA, and it's got some great points, but I have no comparison. Guess I need to go and find out.

 

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Rosco Purvis.

 

It is scary that I knew that too.

 

Similar to knowing Lucas & Beauregard from the same.

 

Damned... Shows my age eh? :)

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wait...according to the fucking Myans....isn't the world supposed to end in 2012? The comicon going to Vegas will cause the apocalypse??? holy fuck....

Aw yeah....

 

Since I've never been to SD at all, I can't say which would be better or worse, SD or LA. Have been to LA, and it's got some great points, but I have no comparison. Guess I need to go and find out.

 

San Diego is a good spot (convention center is 2.6M sq ft), but the con is growing so large that the SD airport, hotels, etc are overbooked every year, plus the parking is hellish as Heffie noted. LA doesn't have any good convention centers that can handle 150K+ people, most of whom don't want to drive around town while they're there. Vegas is the perfect convention town. Lots of restaraunts/attractions w/in walking distance, the airport can handle an influx of 150K+ people in one weekend and the convention center is 3.2M sq ft. At its height COMDEX had 200K people there so the con would have room to grow. Although there are serious downsides to that as well.

 

But don't mind me, the family business was trade shows and Vegas is in a deep slump, which directly affects my paycheck as a state worker, so I have several motives for this little fantasy of mine!

 

However, the little tidbit that makes me think it could happen is that our Noeland 'Coolhunter' Collins was in Vegas that same weekend. Noe's so cool he was there 3 years before it happened!

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Hahaha . . .

 

Sorry everyone. Now I'm rested but fuck if I ain't too busy to throw down a play by play.

I'm groaning for ya . . . and me.

 

One tidbit - Tom took us to an HBO party for True Blood Saturday night before the Give 'Em Hell Malone screening.

Uh, yeah, everyone was there and super nice. 'Ol Lafayette himself hung out at our table and chatted up Farmer and my wife for a good long time.

Missy (my wife) talked the bartenders out of several bottles of True Blood (which don't hit the market for another week) so she was the envy of all her friends who had to sit helplessly and jealously by as she snapped little pics with her camera phone and texted updates to them like Torquemada.

Pic of Missy and Nelsan Ellis - SEND, gorgeous still life of a bottle of True Blood situated next to a mixed Fangbanger - SEND

I was calling everyone "Sucky", doing my Vampire Bill impression. We sang happy Brithday to Anna Paquin and then ate her incredible blood red chocalate cake. YUM. Then I grabbed Jane for an impromptu photoshoot in the smoking lounge where we chatted up the sound guys setting up for the Gene Simmons concert. Surreal.

 

More later.

 

- TB

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It was a great time at the Con for me this year. The RAW folks really made me feel like a part of the team. Although I am artistically handicapped, I was able to make my contribution to bring RAW to the Con. It is an incredible reward to be surrounded by creative excellence for 5 straight days. Thomas Jane, Tim Bradstreet, Todd Farmer, and James Daly are a fine group of brothers that I admire and appreciate.

 

I also need to give credit to Ludon Lee, Kristyn Humphreys and Chris Frobose for the professionalism and support behind the scenes to make things happen at the show. It was a great year to see old friends and make new ones. The list of people is too long to list, but their quality is easily a match for their amazing talent. However, Mark Hosack is one I'd like to point out. He is a super cool guy that I expect to become more familiar to everyone as time goes on. I am very excited for both 'Malone and his very near to be born new baby, if it hasn't happened already.

 

I look forward to an incredible RAW future,

Mike

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Just remembered one of the funniest moments of Comic-Con 2009 for me. Tom's rant on preview night at Mark Walters about planning ahead for next year and booking a room. "Book a room now! You know you're gonna be here next year! Unless you're dead!" Mark was staying with someone locally for at least one night and Tom would not let him here the end of it. Hilarious.

 

Tom's entrance Sunday night for dinner and drinks was pretty great too. Never let him "Jane" your glass.

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Tom's entrance Sunday night for dinner and drinks was pretty great too. Never let him "Jane" your glass.

 

 

One can only imagine what that entails :D

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Found this video clip. Sit through the intro, and Tom is the frist interview. They get to good shot of the Alien Death Spider maquette by John Wrightson. Cool stuff. Can't wait to see what you guys have cooked up with The Devil's Commandos.

 

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