Archive for August 2013

Cosplay Has Gone Mainstream: Heroes of Cosplay Review

Cosplay Has Gone Mainstream: Heroes of Cosplay Review
Last night I watched the first episode of the new Syfy series, Heroes of Cosplay. I have to start off by saying, this series has stirred up a lot of emotions and opinions in the cosplay community before the premiere even aired. Lots of people completely refused to watch the show, because they don’t like... Read more »

Geek Bar Chicago: Now This is My Kind of Bar

Geek Bar Chicago: Now This is My Kind of Bar
Chicago will soon be home to a bar where people can drink, eat, and roll initiative. Geek Bar Chicago will be the first bar in Chicago that caters to this growing community. There are countless bars in Chicago where you can hangout, have a drink with your friends, and watch the playoff game for [insert... Read more »

A Weekend at the Bristol Renaissance Faire

A Weekend at the Bristol Renaissance Faire
It’s that time of year again. While thousands of people flocked towards Chicago over the weekend for music, dancing, and mosh pits, my husband, Mike and I fled to the north for costumes, crafts, and mud pits! We took our annual trip to the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Normally we visit for just a day, but... Read more »
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Movie Review: The Gamers

Movie Review: The Gamers
The third installment of The Gamers independent film series from Dead Gentlemen Productions, will be released online August 15th. In anticipation for the release of The Gamers: Hands of Fates, I thought I’d go back and watch the two previous Gamers movies. The Gamers films have a huge cult following in the tabletop gaming community. Last... Read more »