Giant Bomb At Penny Arcade Expo This Weekend

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Posted by Jeff (3400 posts) -

This panel is not officially endorsed by this Star Trek lady. 
OK, in a few short hours, we're all going to pack up a bunch of crap and drive it to the airport, where we're hopping on an air tube and flying it all the way to Seattle for the Penny Arcade Expo!

We'll be there Friday and Saturday, but the realest sixty mention of the entire extravaganza will take place between 7PM and 8PM on Saturday night. And it will take place in the Serpent Theatre.

And it will be called...
 

The Giant Bomb Re-Reunion Tour: Tour Legit Tour Quit! 

  
Show up early and show up often for this exciting, one-night only event. We will be presenting an all-star panel filled with such gaming luminaries as 38 Studios' Rich Gallup (who I understand is going to be announcing his intent to run for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat), longtime QVC product model Alex Navarro, and J.R. "Bob" Colayco, who will be on-hand to discuss the car he recently purchased.

And, of course, the usual cast of characters will be in attendance, including Vinny "Vincent" "Invasion" Caravella, Brad "I Need This" Shoemaker, Ryan "KewLd00d81" Davis, and me, Jeff. Drew will also be on-hand, but as he has not yet completed his mandatory 12-month media training (where he is beaten until he learns to never tell anyone that we beat him), he will not be allowed to speak.

There is no truth to the rumor that Dogstar will be performing at PAX 1994 or PAX 2008. But what about 2009?!?!!? 
We will discuss the nature of the site, what meeting Joan Rivers is really like, we will view something that was recorded during the dark ages, and we will also conduct a Rainy Day Beef Bowl Challenge, in which three contestants will attempt to eat something that almost resembles a beef bowl in an attempt to win amazing prizes.

(If you will be attending the panel and are interested in participating, please leave a comment on this here post and we may call your name when it's Beef Bowl time. Make sure that all elements of your personality have been built up to level five before signing up. Giant Bomb is not responsible for the cleaning bill should you soil yourself or the venue during this event.)

What else am I selling? All kinds of shit. But I don't have to sell this and you know it, 'cause this kind of shit here sells itself. If you are at the Penny Arcade Expo, come to our panel. 
 

<BLINK> 7:00 - 8:00 SERPENT THEATRE THIS SATURDAY OH MAN YOU NEED TO BE THERE </BLINK>


The rest of the time we'll be running around with cameras, shooting interviews and generally acting dumb. So say hi!
Staff
#1 Posted by Jeff (3400 posts) -

This panel is not officially endorsed by this Star Trek lady. 
OK, in a few short hours, we're all going to pack up a bunch of crap and drive it to the airport, where we're hopping on an air tube and flying it all the way to Seattle for the Penny Arcade Expo!

We'll be there Friday and Saturday, but the realest sixty mention of the entire extravaganza will take place between 7PM and 8PM on Saturday night. And it will take place in the Serpent Theatre.

And it will be called...
 

The Giant Bomb Re-Reunion Tour: Tour Legit Tour Quit! 

  
Show up early and show up often for this exciting, one-night only event. We will be presenting an all-star panel filled with such gaming luminaries as 38 Studios' Rich Gallup (who I understand is going to be announcing his intent to run for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat), longtime QVC product model Alex Navarro, and J.R. "Bob" Colayco, who will be on-hand to discuss the car he recently purchased.

And, of course, the usual cast of characters will be in attendance, including Vinny "Vincent" "Invasion" Caravella, Brad "I Need This" Shoemaker, Ryan "KewLd00d81" Davis, and me, Jeff. Drew will also be on-hand, but as he has not yet completed his mandatory 12-month media training (where he is beaten until he learns to never tell anyone that we beat him), he will not be allowed to speak.

There is no truth to the rumor that Dogstar will be performing at PAX 1994 or PAX 2008. But what about 2009?!?!!? 
We will discuss the nature of the site, what meeting Joan Rivers is really like, we will view something that was recorded during the dark ages, and we will also conduct a Rainy Day Beef Bowl Challenge, in which three contestants will attempt to eat something that almost resembles a beef bowl in an attempt to win amazing prizes.

(If you will be attending the panel and are interested in participating, please leave a comment on this here post and we may call your name when it's Beef Bowl time. Make sure that all elements of your personality have been built up to level five before signing up. Giant Bomb is not responsible for the cleaning bill should you soil yourself or the venue during this event.)

What else am I selling? All kinds of shit. But I don't have to sell this and you know it, 'cause this kind of shit here sells itself. If you are at the Penny Arcade Expo, come to our panel. 
 

<BLINK> 7:00 - 8:00 SERPENT THEATRE THIS SATURDAY OH MAN YOU NEED TO BE THERE </BLINK>


The rest of the time we'll be running around with cameras, shooting interviews and generally acting dumb. So say hi!
Staff
#2 Edited by InFamous91 (931 posts) -

WHOO!!!!!!!.....i can't for PAX to come to the east coast in 2010

#3 Posted by Seedofpower (3925 posts) -

Have fun. 
 
I wish i could go =(

#4 Posted by lemon360 (1102 posts) -

nice
#5 Posted by Steve_Ramirez (1257 posts) -

i'd love to be able to go just to see you guys at your panel. oh, maybe next year

#6 Posted by DerekDanahy (864 posts) -

That sounds awesome.  Can we expect PAX panel videos?

#7 Posted by Bigandtasty (3202 posts) -

Jeff has no nickname?

#8 Posted by GaZZuM (443 posts) -

can't wait :)

#9 Posted by JJOR64 (18894 posts) -

I wish I could have gone.     :(         I'll be looking forward to the PAX Bombcast and all the PAX videos then.

#10 Posted by NTM (7235 posts) -

Sweet, come visit Seattle. Ha ha ha.
#11 Posted by Jimbo_N (1197 posts) -

already waiting for the video of the panel.
#12 Posted by Ghost_of_Perdition (735 posts) -

Don't forget to bring the gin.

#13 Posted by Scooper (7882 posts) -

Can't wait.

#14 Posted by XDSniper (4 posts) -

woot!!!!

#15 Posted by Tovan (633 posts) -

Sounds fun, wish I could have gone this year. Looking forward to videos/bombcast though.

#16 Posted by Dalai (6980 posts) -

It must be random image day at Giant Bomb.

#17 Posted by Jambi86 (25 posts) -

Are you guys gonna go to PAX east in Boston? I live in the Boston area and would love to see a Giant Bomb panel!

#18 Posted by Tuggah (1072 posts) -

Is Drew a part of the staff now or just an intern?

#19 Posted by CoolDrMoney (1978 posts) -

Look forward to seeing the video coverage.

#20 Posted by rateoforange (403 posts) -

RIP blink tag.

#21 Edited by Dark_Jon (581 posts) -

The rainy day beef bowl challenge, that's genius! The prize should be an all expense paid trip to the meat dimension.

#22 Posted by LiquidSwords (2738 posts) -

Never heard of this Expo, will look foward to this.
#23 Posted by AgentJ (8778 posts) -
@InFamous91 said:
" WHOO!!!!!!!.....i can't for PAX to come to the east coast in 2010 "
Im actually dissapointed it exists, because i'm worried that it will become the de-facto version (like everything east coast) and that the REAL PAX will go neglected
#24 Posted by RipTheVeins (1544 posts) -

" we will view something that was recorded during the dark ages"
 
Time Trotters?!

#25 Posted by AgentJ (8778 posts) -

Look forward to seeing some of yall there. I'll have some sort of identification on for it.

#26 Posted by Creamypies (4044 posts) -

So I'm assuming the panel will be recorded?
 
I would love to enter that beef bowl challenge, but sadly I live in the UK... so no chance haha. Good luck to whoever enters though!

#27 Posted by dekoboko (19 posts) -

I'll be there with a bottle of ..

#28 Edited by skrutop (3615 posts) -

Helm, set course for excitement!  Load the Funton torpedos!

#29 Posted by Doobit (101 posts) -

Wow. How many chasers did you use to wash down that gin, aye?
 
<blink>got somethin' in me eye</blink>

#30 Posted by WiqidBritt (575 posts) -
@AgentJ: San Diego Comic-Con says hi... as there are comic cons all over the country, but that's the one that gets all the attention
#31 Posted by jakob187 (21642 posts) -
@dekoboko said:
" I'll be there with a bottle of ..
"
This.
#32 Posted by Hannibal (862 posts) -

Jefferson Gerstmann needs to admit his full name

#33 Posted by Coltonio7 (3156 posts) -

Gotta get all the gravy stashed in that town.

#34 Posted by CleverLoginName (678 posts) -

Can't wait for the stylings of Jose Roberto.

#35 Posted by Earthborn (386 posts) -

Enter me in the Rainy Day Beef Bowl Challenge! I'll be there, Adachi-baby!

#36 Posted by Vorbis (2749 posts) -

Will Vinny and Jeff finally get into the Meat Dimension? stay tuned.

#37 Posted by bretthancock (778 posts) -
Beef bowl challenge! My names Brett hancock just like the username, Im down for this test of courage, dilligance, understanding, knowledge, and expression. Also across the street at gameworks is a blitz99 cab tucked away in the corner almost as if they are ashamed that they own it!
#38 Posted by Axion (51 posts) -

At first I was just regular excited, but then you said Rainy Day Beef Bowl Challenge and I got REALLY excited.

#39 Posted by punkxblaze (2948 posts) -

This will be the best PAX.

#40 Posted by TimeWaffle (944 posts) -

 I'm going to be there i want to try a beef bowl real name is Tom Buell 

#41 Posted by Player1 (3850 posts) -

Rich Gallup (who I understand is going to be announcing his intent to run for Ted Kennedy's Senate seat)," 
 
This is one of the best jokes I've ever seen on GB. 
 
Its sad not many people will get it.  
 
But Jeff, so much respect for making this one. 

#42 Posted by D_W (1111 posts) -

I'm sure the real reason you're going is for the Loading Ready Run panel.
#43 Posted by Pkshields (810 posts) -

Hope this ends up on the site, the last one was awesome!

#44 Posted by JonathanMoore (1858 posts) -

Hi.

#45 Posted by masternater27 (915 posts) -

I'm deciding between this and a rave :-/

#46 Posted by c_rakestraw (818 posts) -

Too bad I can't make it to the Penny Arcade Expo. Otherwise I'd totally go to the panel. Oh, well. At least there's the coverage, and the PAX edition of the Bombcast to make up for that.

#47 Posted by AgentJ (8778 posts) -
@WiqidBritt said:
" @AgentJ: San Diego Comic-Con says hi... as there are comic cons all over the country, but that's the one that gets all the attention "
I wasn't just talking about conventions. Sports teams, schools, news, they all get more attention on the east coast. I hope ComicCon doesn't do a eastern version either, because I think the west one would start to die out a little.
#48 Posted by punkxblaze (2948 posts) -
@masternater27 said:
" I'm deciding between this and a rave :-/ "
Wait. WAIT. You're debating between the em-effing GIANT BOMB PAX panel complete with old school goodness and a night with bright lights, stupid dancing, annoying repetetive music, and probably a lot of people rolling on E? I weep for you.
#49 Posted by Tearhead (2147 posts) -

So will all of this awesomeness at the panel be recoded for the rest of us who are unable to join?

#50 Edited by talljack (64 posts) -

Ah ha! Is this my chance [to participate in the Rainy Day Beef Bowl Challenge]?  
 
Oh yeah and my name is Ben Wellsfry if you guys need that and I have built a few models in my day so let's just say my diligence is pretty high.  

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