Posts tagged "cosplay"

Fangirl Moment: The Arsenal Costume Reveal

Fangirl Moment: The Arsenal Costume Reveal
With two seasons under its belt, a third season on the way, and a spin-off series launching this fall, the CW’s Arrow has truly become one of my favorite shows. Last season, I was happy to see Roy Harper become a more prominent character and an actual student of the green-hooded vigilante himself. When Roy,... Read more »

5 Reasons Why I Stopped Cosplaying

5 Reasons Why I Stopped Cosplaying
While all my friends are scrambling to get their costumes finished up for the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, C2E2, this weekend, I’m working on a new Dwarven Cleric character for a Pathfinder game. If you told me a few years ago that I would be trading spandex and wigs for dice bags and character... Read more »

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 »
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Chicago Comic Con 2012

Photo Credit: Rich Johannsen (Lesson 5 Photography)
Chicago Comic Con 2012 is just a memory now, and this year was an interesting one. This year, Wizard World used more of the convention center space! Part of me loved the changed, and part of me was just confused with the whole new layout of the show. I loved the extra elbow room. The... Read more »

Costumes of C2E2 2012

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is just a memory now, and I had a blast! The convention floor was impressive. There were plenty of vendors, artist, and celebrity guests. From a cosplayers perspective, two things I loved right away were the changing rooms, and the wider aisle on the convention floor. Last year,... Read more »

Fun Times at Bristol Renaissance Faire

Welcome to Bristol Renaissance Faire! This is the entrance to the faire.
My boyfriend and I have made it an annual tradition to visit Bristol Renaissance Faire in Kenosha, WI. I’d actually never been to a Ren Faire before we started dating. It has definitely become one of the highlights of the year. This year, we actually met up with his sister, and some of our friends.... Read more »
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Becoming a Disney Princess

Becoming a Disney Princess
I was one of those little girls who loved Disney movies. Who am I kidding, I still love Disney movies! I was thrilled when the first African-American Disney Princess hit the big screen in The Princess and the Frog. Finally, a princess I love that I can also cosplay! My friend Jessi (who also happens... Read more »

C2E2 2011 Highlights

C2E2 2011 Highlights
Well, C2E2 has come and gone, and if you’re like me, you’re still getting over that nasty cold you caught from one of the thousands of strangers you came into contact with. (We call it “con-crud”) Overall I had a great time at the convention. The comic heavyweights made their presence known with their massive... Read more »

Let the 2011 Cosplay Season Begin!

Sorry I’ve been totally missing from the blog for a while. I’ve been super busy, trying to get stuff together for C2E2 this weekend! I have two new costumes for this convention. I’m excited to debut the awesome Josie and the Pussycats group I’m doing with two of my lovely friends. I’m still trying to... Read more »
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LXTV talks to Chicago Cosplayers (VIDEO)

My good friend and fellow cosplayer Toby Markham as Captain Jack Sparrow (NBC LXTV 1st Look Chicago) Working in TV does come with a few perks from time to time. When a former colleague of mine (who currently works for NBC) asked me if I could hook her up with some cosplayers for a feature... Read more »