Cosplay Melee is a new series on SyFy, where cosplayers from around the US compete in themed challenges to create unique characters to portray for a prize. Continue reading
TED Talks are a universally known series of talks on a large variety topics. I have seen many, many TED talks, but I wanted to see what talks existed around common topics in geeky land.
If you’ve been around the blog before, you have definitely seen that I have written about Twitch quite a bit before. I had the awesome opportunity to attend Twitch Con this year and connect and experience the community and platform on a whole new level.
From an outside perspective, Halloween costumes and cosplays look exactly the same. But from an inside perspective, they are quite different, and I thought the best way to explain the differences was to ask cosplayers themselves.
Cosplay is a performance art that has taken the geek world by storm. From Comic Con to Anime Expo, cosplayers in dressed to the nines as their favorites characters fill convention halls and amaze us all. With it’s beginnings in 1990’s Japan, it has become a phenomenon at conventions all over and many cosplayers have raised to celebrity status in their communities. The art of cosplaying is so interesting, that it makes even the most newbie of geeks has a wishlist of characters they would want to cosplay, and here are mine.
This weekend is New York Comic Con, and one thing that is bound to be seen is cosplayers and their costumed identities. An issue that still affects cons today is the harassment of cosplayer, and I want to make it blatantly clear that cosplaying does not mean consent.