Fandom Fest http://wfpl.org en Fandom Festival to Bring William Shatner, Stan Lee and 'Walking Dead' Cast Members http://wfpl.org/post/fandom-festival-bring-william-shatner-stan-lee-and-walking-dead-cast-members <p>Here's your chance to see Khal Drogo, Merle Dixon and James T. Kirk up close.</p><p>Over the years, San Diego Comic-Con has spawned an annual <a href="http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/23/4547920/the-wild-sights-of-san-diego-comic-con-international-2013">pilgrimage for people obsessively interested in nerd culture.</a> It's where filmmakers and television showrunners debut trailers and news for upcoming seasons and where celebrities come in close contact with fans.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 10:49:46 +0000 Joseph Lord 6236 at http://wfpl.org Fandom Festival to Bring William Shatner, Stan Lee and 'Walking Dead' Cast Members In Louisville for Fandom Fest, Jason Mewes Talks 'Clerks,' Drug Addiction and Being Jay http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-fandom-fest-jason-mewes-talks-clerks-drug-addiction-and-being-jay <p>Jason Mewes&nbsp;can't escape it—he <em>is Jay,</em> the obnoxious stoner in several Kevin Smith films.</p><p>He's played other characters in films since 1994's "Clerks," but, he tends to always gravitate toward the character.</p><p>Not that he's trying to escape it.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In town for a showing of his latest film,&nbsp;</span>Mewes&nbsp;stopped by&nbsp;WFPL&nbsp;on Wednesday to discuss the film, his life as "Jay" and his struggles with drug addiction.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:33:25 +0000 Joseph Lord 6231 at http://wfpl.org In Louisville for Fandom Fest, Jason Mewes Talks 'Clerks,' Drug Addiction and Being Jay