Top 5(+) Couples Cosplay Opportunities Brought to You by Thor: The Dark World

If you're anything like us, "cosplay opportunity" is one thing you look for in a new movie. And if you're even more like us, "couples cosplay opportunity" is the ultimate mark of perfection in a new film. Thor: The Dark World didn't disappoint in either regard. Below are 5+ couples cosplay opportunities brought to you... Continue Reading →

Geek Parenting: A Geekling’s First Comic Con

Going to New York Comic Con is a lot like going to see a critically acclaimed, well-hyped foreign movie: Stuff happens that you didn't think would happen, things that you do expect don't actually happen, and you leave the whole experience a little bit broke, kind of confused, fairly exhausted, but glad you went. Since... Continue Reading →

“got a nerdy mind?” Post-Halloween Costume Contest Alert! (Through November)

EDIT: THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR THE WINNERS AND CLICK HERE FOR EVEN MORE CHANCES TO WIN EVEN MORE AWESOME STUFF! Halloween is the one day a year that all of our non-nerdy-minded friends join us in the great fun of cosplay! But alas, it's back to the time of year in... Continue Reading →

NERF Meets Geek Culture in This Nerdy Minds Exclusive (VIDEO) Interview with The Everyman Armory (***Giveaway Details Within!***)

If you were a child or interacted with a child any time in the last 30 years, then you know the word "NERF" and probably the NERF slogan too, "It's NERF or nothing!" Maybe you're a fan of the modern NERF revolvers, or maybe you remember searching high, low, and everywhere in between to find... Continue Reading →

Geek Parenting: Family Costumes!

Halloween is fast approaching, and it's time to get moving on that perfect look for your family! I love family costumes. I have always wanted to have a Halloween where we pick a theme and go for it. I think with some clever budgeting and smart shopping this will finally be the year we buckle... Continue Reading →

Nerdy Minds Wants YOU for Costume & Prop Tutorials!

Are you a costume and/or prop maker extraordinaire? Maybe you pour weeks and months worth of blood, sweat, and tears (all likely literally) into cosplay... Maybe you discovered how to make one really awesome prop by way of crazy random happenstance... or maybe you have the ability to transform anyone's face into anyone else's by way of... Continue Reading →

Couples Cosplay: AWA Edition (2013)

Most conventions have a slew of celebrity guests on panels in which the fans get to ask the questions; however, there is one arena in which the con-goers get to be the celebrities: cosplay. We recently attended Anime Weekend Atlanta, and the cosplayers were out in force! …and not just as anime characters either! Check... Continue Reading →

“Love for Venus”: An Indiegogo Charity Campaign to Help One of our Own Through a Tragedy

Over the next week or so, Nerdy Minds will be publishing a good bit of content on Anime Weekend Atlanta, a convention that took place last weekend. This article, though, while relevant to the convention, starts before the con. Last Wednesday, two days before she was supposed to attend AWA, a cosplayer named Kathleen Morphew (also... Continue Reading →

The Wrath of Con: This Convention Season… Be a Hero, Not a Villain.

Convention season has come around again, and I have noticed a troubling trend among some of the attendees. Con-goers see hundreds of superheroes and supervillains on any given convention day, from the steampunk Batman to retro Wonder Woman. Dressing as these characters not only gives us the ability to show our support but also grants... Continue Reading →

How To Avoid That Pre-Convention Costume Stress

No matter what time of year it is, there always seems to be a convention quickly approaching.  Going to cons is supposed to be enjoyable, like a vacation. For cosplayers, however, it can also be a huge source of stress. Wait too long to start on your costume, and suddenly you’re pouring every waking moment... Continue Reading →

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