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 →

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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 →

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