Geeking Out at the Geekies!

The Geekie Awards® was held at Club Nokia at LA Live this year and as always, there were some great costumes courtesy of cosplayers in attendance! This award show is by geeks for geeks™, aimed at putting the true geek culture in the spotlight as a collection of valid, respected, award-winning genres for storytelling and creation. In an industry filled with countless award shows for established celebrities, they honor talented, independent creators and give them the opportunity to receive recognition in front of an active and appreciative worldwide audience and leaders in their respective industries. They inspire creativity and hope […]

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The Peace Fund’s Second Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament

Microsoft headquarters once again hosted The PEACE Fund’s Second Annual Celebrity Poker Tournament that benefitted the charity that aims to ‘Protect, Educate and Aid Children Everywhere.’ Over three dozen celebrities took part in the cache poker tournament at Microsoft’s headquarters in Playa Vista, CA. Celebrities in attendance were The PEACE fund founder Adrian Paul (Highlander), Rosario Dawson, Carl Weathers, Lou Diamond Phillips, Pat O’Brien, Ethan Embry (Walking Dead), Kate Linder (The Young & The Restless), Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3), Patrick Warburton, Bai Ling (Star Wars), Tara Reid (Sharknado 3), Mekhi Phifer (Torchwood), Cas Anvar (The Expanse) and countless others. Additionally, […]

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Taking a bite out of the Sharknado 3 Syfy Party

Much fun was had at the Sharknado 3/Syfy Party at super swanky Hotel Solamar during Comic Con. Ran into a few friends and made some new ones. Everything was of course, shark-themed, even down to the “Singnado” karaoke room. The highlight of the evening was running into the acclaimed Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning actress Shohreh Aghdashloo, who is one of the stars of the hot new Syfy show, The Expanse. She is also a relative and is the first woman to be featured on www.Ghaffaris.com, our family geneology site. It’s been a pleasure to interview her over the years and I’d […]

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My Freshman Comic Con Experience

So at practically the very last minute I attended my first Comic Con. And boy was it a learning experience. I missed out on so much as I literally attended it on the fly, but learned more than I ever imagined. There were so many great moments…all in one day! So I’ll sum it up here visually with a few snippets and many photos… I was very excited for my friend and fellow Persian Cas Anvar who is currently rocking it as a series regular in two, yes that’s right, TWO Syfy series, The Expanse and Olympus! The Expanse is […]

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