Overheard at San Diego, part 5
People keep talking, and we keep taking notes…
"One guy asked me if I had my leg amputated to get the job." — Lacey Henderson, pictured at right, who’s been appearing as Cherry Darling to promote the DVD release of Grindhouse. Via USA Today.
"How did they make her look like that?" — A mother with two kids looking at Ms. Henderson working at the booth.
"How do they post for a job like that?" — ComicMix‘s Matt Raub
At the pilot screening for ABC’s Pushing Daisies:
Audience member: "There seem to a be a lot of symetric and palindromic references in this show — can you explain?"
(long pause from the writer, director, and cast)
Chi McBride: "Ummm, what? What did you say? This is COMIC CON. Repeat your question."
In the hall between panels: "It’s so crowded I couldn’t even get into the ballrooms for the studio panels, and I’m writing for Entertainment Weekly!"
“Hellboy plus Pan’s Labyrinth on steroids.” —Javier Soto describing next year’s Hellboy 2: The Golden Army
Introducing themselves at the GameTap Tomb Raider Re-envisioned panel:
"I’m Stan Lee." –Warren Ellis
"I’m Jack Kirby." –Brian Pulido
"I’m Peter Chung." –Peter Chung
Contributing spies: Kai Connolly, Adriane Nash.