CONvergence 2017 Roundup

It’s that time of year again, folks! Peder and I just spent a fantastic long weekend at CONvergence, one of the largest nerdy conventions that takes place in the Twin Cities. In my opinion, it was one of our best Read More …

Everyday Cosplay

As a novice cosplayer, I spend increasingly more time thinking of cosplays I want to do, and scheming of ways to put them together. My next cosplay event isn’t until July, and I’m already well on my way to having my Read More …

Cosplay Etiquette

As I’ve mentioned before, cosplay is a subcategory of nerdiness in which anything goes…almost. As varied and wondrous as coplay is, there are still some guidelines to keep in mind so that you — and your fellow cosplayers — can get Read More …

Cosplay on a Budget

As I mentioned in my last post, the prospect of starting a cosplaying hobby can be intimidating — and often, the biggest reason is cost. Though you can invest as little or as much as you want to into a costume, Read More …

Cosplay 101

Cosplay (short for “costume play”) is one of those time-honored nerdy traditions that looks way more intimidating on the outside than it really is. We’ve all seen the impressive Comic Con pictures of cosplayers who look like they’ve just stepped off the page Read More …