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Jul 282014
 

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A documentary film two years in the making, providing an insightful look into the lives and inspiration of over fifty prolific artists’

Temple of Art is an ongoing 2 year art and photography project, a unique conversation between over 50 artists that include original work incorporating multiple modalities and disciplines. The show currently has a book being published by Baby Tattoo, a gallery opening at La Luz de Jesus, a prime time panel at Comic Con 2014 and a feature length documentary produced by Allan Amato (commercial photographer, Justified, Wilfred, Necessary Roughness) and executive produced by Jon Schnepp (Director: Metalocalypse, Venture Bros) Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls, TED The Art of Asking) and Neil Gaiman (Sandman, Coraline)

Since early 2012 Allan Amato has been photographing fine artists and inviting them to interpret those portraits through their particular medium. An artist’s work can act as both bridge and barrier; at once deeply personal and highly distorted; the lens through which they present their perception of the world, and the world that in turn interprets them.
By merging the objectivity of portrait photography with the subjectivity of drawing, painting, and sculpture, the artist is contextualized within the constructed reality of their own work.
The TEMPLE OF ART show provides an insightful look into the lives of working artists by following the progress of the collaborations from conception to completion, alongside interviews with the artists themselves.
Rarely are we given an opportunity to confront our perceptions of reality and self; this show illuminates the universal tension between the pursuit of our vision and the demands of a critical world.

The Artists
Dave Mckean (Mirror Mask, Sandman)
Barron Storey (Sandman:Endless Nights, Marat-Sade Journals)
Kent Williams(Kent Williams:Ophthalm, The Fountain)
Jason Shawn Alexander (Abe Sapien, Batman-End Game)
David Mack (Kabuki, Daredevil)
Bill Sienkiewicz (Electra Assassin, The New Mutants)
Grant Morrison (Batman:Arkham Asylum, The Filth, Happy)
Jim Mahfood (Clerks, Tank Girl)

As well as:
Kozy N Dan, Soey Milk, Christine Wu, Shaun Berke, Junko Mizuno, Stephanie Inagaki, Coop, Dan Quintana, Greg Ruth, Roman Dirge, Danni Shinya, Karen Hsiao, Gail Potocki, Matthew Bone, Satine Phoenix, Dave Stoupakis, Vincent Castiglia, Marc Scheff, Zak Sabbath Smith, Kellesimone Waits, Ping Zhu, Ken Garduno, Jenna Gibson, Brian Thies, John Malloy , Jaw Cooper, Jasmine Worth, Hueman, Rebecca Guay, Scott Fischer, Theresa Fischer, Jensine Eckwall, Rovina Cai, Christiane Shillito, Dadushin, Kyle Stecker, You Jung Byun, Jon Burgerman, Dongyun Lee, Justin Volz, Dorian Iten, Zelda Devon, Nicole Maloof, Kurt Huggins

KICKSTATER

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 Posted by at 5:08 pm
Jul 272014
 

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Nerdist Industries presents the 5th annual #SUMMAHFEST with the King of Summah, Howard Kremer, for a full day of comedy, music, waterslides, food trucks, free beer, water balloon fights, summah costume contests and more summah fun.

We want to thank you for being a part of the NerdMelt community with a gloriously fun, free summah bash. The party starts at 2pm. Bring your bathing suit or best summah costume and enjoy the food, drinks and outdoor activities.

At 6pm, Howard Kremer brings you some of his favorite comedians and musical guests, featuring
Paul Danke
Cornell Reid
John Roy
Steve Agee
Steven Brody Stevens
and more to come

Plus musical guests Golden Afternoon and rappers Nova Rockafeller and Hot Karl (Jensen Karp).

It’s stupid fun every year, so don’t miss it!

No RSVP required for the party. Please RSVP for admission to the show at 6pm.

 

 Posted by at 4:12 pm
Jul 272014
 

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Jul 242014
 

She_Hulk_on_Muscle_Beach_by_JoeJusko ATTENTION ALL IN AND OUT OF SHAPE NERDS! Now’s your chance to get ready for that summer bathing suit look you’ve always dreamed of. But wait!!! You can still have your ice cream and eat it too at the First Annual MELTWALK 2014 Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 9:30am registration 9:00am. Our resident fitness expert from Carson Adventures www.carsonadventures.com will help you get in shape and ready to participate in this first ever nerd walk. Join all your nerd friends and meet nerds you’ve only played with on-line as we spend the day walking 10+ miles, eating great food, and cooling off with plenty of ice cream. You’re sure to burn off all the calories you consume while sweating in the hot summer sun (hike canceled if over 90º). This is an urban walk you’re sure to remember! Special edition Meltdown t-shirts commemorating the event given to all participants along with a 20% off coupon for anything in the store that entire week. Whoever completes the walk is eligible for a $100 gift certificate to be raffled at the end of the walk. Stay tuned for weekly advice and tips on how to prepare for this event <check here> or if you’d rather not exercise at all, in true nerd fashion, you can still participate (plenty of buses along the route to take you back to the starting point if you are unable to finish). Sign up and select your shirt size using the PayPal Buy Now Button below or just come into the store to register. $30 non-refundable fee does not include food purchases at each stop. Walk begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, Aug 9th at Meltdown and will go in a circular loop through the heart of Los Angeles. Itinerary (times are approx depending on size of group and how long it takes to eat and walk):

  • 9:00am Check-in begins
  • 9:30 Prompt departure!!
  • 10:00 Ice cream
  • 11:30 Lunch
  • 12:00 Ice cream
  • 1:00 Shopping
  • 2:30 Another lunch
  • 4:00 Snack
  • 5:00 More ice cream at Meltdown

10.8 miles roundtrip. Public Transportation available if route cannot be completed. $30 attendance fee includes limited edition MELTWALK 2014 t-shirt, a chance to win a $100 gift certificate for Meltdown if you are one of the folks who completes the walk and present at the raffle taking place at the end of the walk AND 20% discount on all Meltdown merchandise from August 9th-16th. All sales are non-refundable. Refunds will be given only if hike is canceled by Meltdown. If temps reach over 90º on day of event it will be cancelled. You will be notified and refunded.


Enter your shirt Size S, M, L, XL, XXL



If you have paid and decide not to attend someone can take your place or you can pick up your shirt at Meltdown during their regular store hours. **Disclaimer** RELEASE OF LIABILITY. IMPORTANT!! PLEASE READ IN ITS ENTIRETY: Safety is a priority for everyone in the group. Think of this as hiking with a group of friends. Outdoor sports and other events we plan are inherently dangerous and accidents may happen. By participating in this event you’re taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. Your personal safety depends on your own judgment and experience. #MELTWALK #FITNERD #CarsonAdventures #Meltdown

 Posted by at 1:21 pm
Jul 182014
 

Go behind the scenes with the stars and producers of The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail to see how the popular live show grew into a TV series. (9:49)

The Meltdown with Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani
premiers July 23rd at 12:30 after @Midnight

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 Posted by at 1:56 pm
Jul 172014
 

PeeWeeArtShow

Let the fun begin! Join us as we pay tribute to the man behind the iconic red bow tie. Experience artwork inspired by the decade-spanning career of Pee-Wee Herman from over 50 artists. Join us on July 19th, 2014 at the Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics (7522 Sunset Blvd, LA 90046) from 7 to 10pm, The exhibit will run July 19th – 25th. Come partake in free beverages and a Pee-Wee’s Playhouse-inspired photo booth! Just don’t forget the secret word or the Alamo!

–Featuring artwork from Valerie Keiser, Emily Brundige, Sara Pocock, Jason Whetzell, Jeremy Woldjisnky, Willy Roberts, Starline Hodge, Dylan Chudzynski, Julia Prescott, Austin Salmi, Eric Bauza, Jenny Fine, Michael Thomas Grant, Frank Macchia, Shadi Petosky, Andrew Taylor Jennings, Kimber Hall, Kelsy Abbott, Danielle Kramer, Julia Vickerman, Whitney Avalon, Wendy McColm, Kevyn Schmidt, Penelope Gazin, Spencer John Olson, Jess Lane, Nico Colaleo, Lucy Mirando, Regina Morales, Maggie Drew Brennan, Madison Queen, Molly Johnson, John McGuire Olsen, Tully Mills, Joanna Leitch, Elyse Chudzynski, Molly Bates, Alex Carillo, Lisa Wakiyama, Jessica Wills, Kassandra Heller, Lindsay Davis, Jeremy Arambulo, Charlotte Jackson, Erica Jones, Ryan Matias, Kat Ketchum, Colin Howard, Hallie Wilson, Jessica Hendrickson, Ana Ramirez, Tiffany Ford, Amanda Li and many more!

 Posted by at 7:54 pm
Jul 162014
 

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This Saturday, July 19th at 2PM, Meltdown is hosting a #ROADTOCOMICCON MEGA-SIGNING!

A cavalcade of comic madness! You won’t want to miss this one! Come one, come all!

The talent in attendance will be stacked. Check out the list of new-comers and veterans that will be joining us:

Gerard Way, Becky Cloonan, Jaime Hernandez, Gilbert Hernadez, Natalia Hernandez, D.J. Kirkbride, Jim Mahfood, Caleb Monroe, Tom Pinchuk, Eric Esquivel, Hannah Partlow, Felipe Smith, Joshua Fialkov, Jon Schnepp, Dave Crosland, Mark Sable, Sam Grinberg, Dave Baker + …

And that’s not the half of it. FREE DARK HORSE SWAG!!

If you’re worried about getting hungry or thirsty, fear not…
There will be Free Drinks provided by POPwater, and Food will be served by wonderful Carnitas El Momo, winner of “Best in Show: Taco Madness 2014″.

Far out, man! What else do I need to know?

Signing begins at 2pm.
Line-up is first come, first served.
All artist will take turns signing. THERE IS NO SET SIGNING SCHEDULE.

For the Killjoys (Gerard Way and Becky Cloonan) signing: 1 outside item and 1 item purchased at Meltdown Comics allowed. There will be both single issues and collected trades of KILLJOYS, as well as volumes of UMBRELLA ACADEMY, available for purchase.

If you can’t get to Comic-Con, this is the next best thing. Hell, it’s even BETTER.
We are trying to bring Comic-Con to you!

Can’t wait to see you Saturday!

 Posted by at 9:32 pm
Jul 152014
 

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#ROADTOCOMICCON MEGA SIGNING with Mark Sable, DC’s Two Face: Year One, Marvel’s What if Spider-man killed Kraven the Hunter?, Grounded, Fearless, Hazed, Graveyard Empires, Dracula: Son of a Dragon, plus many more. July 19th, Meltdown Comics. Come say hello, give high-fives get stuff signed and stick around for all the talent that will be present July 19th at Meltdown Comics.

#ROADTOCOMICCON MEGA SIGNING CONFIRMED GUEST
Gerard Way
Becky Cloonan
Jaime Hernandez
Gilbert Hernandez
Natalia Hernandez
Dj Kirkbride
Jim Mahfood
Caleb Monroe
Tom Pinchuk
Eric Esquivel
Hannah Partlow
Felipe Smith

Joshua Hale Fialkov
Jon Schnepp
Dave Crosland
Mark Sable
more to be added.

 

 Posted by at 1:59 pm
Jul 102014
 

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#ROADTOCOMICCON MEGA SIGNING with Dave Crosland (@davecrosland), CBGB & OMGFUG, YO GABBA GABBA, SCARFACE, BAD IDEAS, PUFFED, SLOP, HEAVEN, LLC, EVERYBODY’S DEAD plus many more. July 19th, Meltdown Comics. Come say hello, give high-fives get stuff signed and stick around for all the talent that will be present July 19th at Meltdown Comics.

#ROADTOCOMICCON MEGA SIGNING CONFIRMED GUEST
Gerard Way
Becky Cloonan
Jaime Hernandez
Gilbert Hernandez
Natalia Hernandez
Dj Kirkbride
Jim Mahfood
Caleb Monroe
Tom Pinchuk
Eric Esquivel
Hannah Partlow
Felipe Smith

Joshua Hale Fialkov
Jon Schnepp
Dave Crosland
more to be added.

 Posted by at 2:23 pm
Jul 092014
 

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#ROADTOCOMICCON MEGA SIGNING with Jon Schnepp (@JonSchnepp), Metalocalypse, Dethklok, The Venture Bros, Space Ghost,  The Death of “Superman Lives”: What Happened, AMC. Come say hello, give high-fives get stuff signed and stick around for all the talent that will be present July 19th at Meltdown Comics.

Meltdown Comics
7522 W. Sunset Bl.Los Angeles, Calif. 90046 (map)

#ROADTOCOMICCON MEGA SIGNING CONFIRMED GUEST
Gerard Way
Becky Cloonan
Jaime Hernandez
Gilbert Hernandez
Natalia Hernandez
Dj Kirkbride
Jim Mahfood
Caleb Monroe
Tom Pinchuk
Eric Esquivel
Hannah Partlow
Felipe Smith

Joshua Hale Fialkov
Jon Schnepp
more to be added.

 Posted by at 2:28 pm