Geek of the Week: Jenna Esposito Cosplay

This week's featured geek has been known to show up around town dressed like Wonder Woman, drives a car decorated with her favorite superhero and makes neat nerdy things in her Etsy shop Lazy Girl Art Studio. 1) Let's start with the basics -  I'm Jenna Esposito and you can find me as JennaEspositoCosplay on … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Jenna Esposito Cosplay

Geek of the Week: Effie from Project Mom Strong

This week's featured geek is my friend Effie Quintana, who posts daily workouts on her Instagram as Project Mom Strong,  or PMS as we so fondly call it. Effie inspires me to get to the gym and always represents the geek with her cool R2-D2 backpack, which she may or may not have swiped from … Continue reading Geek of the Week: Effie from Project Mom Strong

Geek of the Week: That Nerdy Mom Katherine

This week's Geek of the Week Katherine is no stranger to the local geek crowd! You can find her set up and selling her geeky wares at many of the local events, conventions and art shows under the guise of That Nerdy Mom~ 1) Let's start with the basics - My name is Katherine and I … Continue reading Geek of the Week: That Nerdy Mom Katherine

Cosplay is Not a Dirty Word

Cosplayers can get pretty wound up when asked about the current state of the cosplay community. My generation in particular can get their wonder panties in quite a bunch over “cosplay” and what cosplay means and how it’s basically a dirty word ruining everything associated with costuming. Many of us have acquiesced and accepted the … Continue reading Cosplay is Not a Dirty Word

What to Expect at a Comic Con

When I started going to comic con-type events, there were only a handful. Most people know the big one - San Diego Comic Con. And if you are in the Southeast, DragonCon is the big destination. Over the last 10 years more and more comic cons have popped up. So much that you can't go … Continue reading What to Expect at a Comic Con

Let the Games Begin, Starting with a BittBoy Mini Game System

When my husband saw our son playing with a BittBoy, his reaction was "Well I guess this is the start of the video games..." It was said with a bit of disdain, as if it were a bad turn in our son's development. My reaction was a little different. Imagine me saying the same thing, … Continue reading Let the Games Begin, Starting with a BittBoy Mini Game System

I Like Star Wars the Normal Amount

I like Star Wars in a perfectly normal way, like a normal person likes things...at least, that's what I thought until I was having dinner with a new friend and found out I have no idea what the normal amount is. I used to own a costume boutique so I was surrounded by cosplay/geeky people … Continue reading I Like Star Wars the Normal Amount