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Whether it’s your first time trying a costume or your 25th convention, at some point you’re going to buy something from China.  Getting certain costume pieces at an affordable price point is the bane of every cosplayer’s crafting process.  Let’s take a minute to break...

I encounter folks all the time who think cosplay or costuming is really difficult.  I love that there are cosplayers out there making a pop culture impact and bringing costumes/conventions to the mainstream.  However, it also makes noobs feel a ton of pressure for perf...

5 Fandoms You May Not Recognise Star Wars vs. Star Trek, Serenity Browncoats, & Marvel's Avengers are nothing new in the wide world of nerdom. Many have become

It can be tricky making sure your little geek girl learns to love herself and doesn't conform to societal pressure.  Here's a list of books whose female characters teach girls to be brave, kind, smart and adventurous:

Read Aloud (2-8yrs)

  • Violet the Pilot

  • Shel...

You don’t have to drink rosé and overdose on Meg Ryan movies just because it’s fracking February 14th.  There are sooooo many great geeky options that we can marathon without having to succumb to the cliched female rom com.  Here's my list of Top Geeky Romantic Movies...

Despite being a huge fangirl, I’ve never been a fan of Valentine’s Day.  In fact, my friends and I made our own tradition: Pine Cone Appreciation Day----where we threw pinecones at PDA couples on February 14th.

Not much has changed over the years.  I’m not a fancy dinne...

It seems like many fans may need some etiquette lessons and reminders for convention season.  So here are the easy-to-follow rules of CONsent for conventioneers.


1.  Be Polite
If this was a work/family costume party, what would you say?  Focus on basic costume complim...

We got the chance to interview the lovely Avada KATavra Cosplay, aka Rachel "Kat" Miller and she let us in on some fun costuming secrets and stories!

What sparked your love for costuming?

My parents instilled in me a massive love for Halloween at an early age (and they a...

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