The Pun-Loving Parade of Elements Finally Completes The Periodic Table @ Dragon Con 2017

Headed up by Jennie Law and Jason Clay (elements Hydrogen and Copper, respectively), Dragon Con has been the home of the Parade of Elements since 2007, having only some of the Periodic Table's many elements at It's beginning. Until this year, when they finally completed it, with every element in attendance flying their geek flag high.... Continue Reading →

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A SPIDEYPOOL (B)romance: SPIDER-MAN x DEADPOOL Photoshoot (EXCLUSIVE)

This weekend, something happened that should bring tears of joy to the eyes of Spider-Man x Deadpool shippers. Peter Parker and Wade Wilson made their (b)romance official with a Spideypool photoshoot. click thumbnail to zoom to full photo     While it's clear one of these two is far more into this than the other is,... Continue Reading →

4 Things Fandom Has Forgotten About Cosplay

The hobby of cosplay has changed a lot since I fell down the costuming rabbit hole in 2010. I’ve spent a lot of time and money and convention panels talking about the craft of cosplay. As much as the hobby continues to morph and be the subject of reality shows, instagrams full of “cosfamous” people,... Continue Reading →

Putting the “Play” in Cosplay: The Magic of Acting in Character at a Convention

On the last day of Anime Weekend Atlanta last year, my friend and I were walking around the convention center, wondering whether it was time to call it a day and start on our long drive home, and a young woman called out to us. “Excuse me,” she said. “You gave my friend a rose... Continue Reading →

Cosplayers Gotta Eat (Dragon Con Edition)

Eating. Everyone does it. Parents, engineers, teachers, legendary outlaws, and superheroes alike all have to eat. This year we decided to check out the tastier side of Dragon Con. From Chinese food to pizza and fried chicken, check out the best of your favorite characters chowing down between con events. What is your favorite costume?... Continue Reading →

Dragon Con Is Right Around The Corner (What It Is & Why You Need to Be There)

It’s that time of year again. We’ve endured the winter’s snow, ice, and traffic nightmares; we’ve survived the spring’s annual blessing of yellow rivers that drift lazily through the air, coating our homes, cars, and lungs with a carpet of pollen; and now we’ve finally reached the hot, sauna days of summer. If you listen... Continue Reading →

Maroon 5 Frontman Adam Levine Joins Cosplay Community

If there's one name you don't generally associate with the nerd community, it's Adam Levine. Maroon 5 doesn't exactly rank high on the nerd-cred-o-meter, but it looks like they're trying to change that. Adam Levine just shared a picture of his first cosplay. It seems the Maroon 5 frontman is a fan of either Buffy the... Continue Reading →

10 Life Skills We Learn Through Cosplay

Cosplay is frequently viewed as a purely recreational hobby. True, ultimately we’re just a bunch of derp-faces in capes and tights, but cosplaying can provide you with skills you may, in fact, use in everyday life. Capes optional. 1. Patience. Growing up we often hear the expression, “patience is a virtue.” When creating costumes, this... Continue Reading →

64 EPISODES. 64 DAYS. Veronica Mars Series Rewatch Leading Up to the Veronica Mars Movie Premiere + New Movie Poster ++ Veronica Mars Cosplay

Greetings, Marshmallows! One full year after creator Rob Thomas launched a record-breaking Kickstarter campaign for the cult neo-noir teen crime drama's movie sequel, titled Veronica Mars, the movie we've all been waiting for will premiere in theaters nation-wide (March 14th, 2014), and we couldn't be more excited for it! We here at Nerdy Minds HQ are... Continue Reading →

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