Creating a Con: My Experience

Attending my first big con in 2002 (Wizard World Philly) was the beginning of what I always knew would be a big part of my life. I’ve cosplayed at many and met a lot of fantastic artists and creators! When my husband and I moved to a smaller town in Wisconsin, celebrating the new comic…

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Pumped Up Kicks: Spotlight on Eclectic Goods

Being part of a fandom usually means that you’re always looking for ways to express it, half to show your undying allegiance, and half to subliminally weed out other fans in daily life. Nothing beats that feeling of wearing something from your favorite franchise and having someone stop you and say something like “hello sweetie”…

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San Diego Comic Con 2014 Panels & Trailers

For those of us that could only attend SDCC if it were hosted on a holodeck, the internet and various celebrity social media accounts were flooded with hints and peeks of what went down at the mecca of nerd gatherings. From sneak peeks and teaser trailers to epic panel discussions, the star-studded event was even…

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DIY: Daenerys Targaryen Qarth Dress

      Every Sunday millions of viewers tune in to watch HBO’s critically acclaimed series “Game of Thrones” for the plot lines, unexpected character deaths, effects, and of course – the fashion! Not only does Daenerys have a beautifully intimidating Xena quality about her, she also has the most desired wardrobe of the entire…

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Are You the Ultimate Game of Thrones Fan?

If you’ve fallen under the spell of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” you’re not alone. Set to air it’s fourth season this April, the series follows the books written by George R.R. Martin about the ruthless fight for ultimate power and rule of the 7 kingdoms. Diehard fans have learned the spoken tongues, gotten replica tattoos,…

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Wizard World Comic Con: Why You Should Buy Tickets

Whether you are into comics or not, today’s Wizard World Comic Conventions have so much more to offer than comic books and trading cards. From Batman to Harry Potter, and Star Wars to SpongeBob, Wizard World’s Pop Culture Conventions are a 3-4 day whirlwind of artists, vendors, and celebrities. They are family friendly and encourage…

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