Posts tagged "star trek"

Dragon*Con 2010 Recap and Photos

Myself as Speedy and my friend Fran as Donna Troy She’s ALIVE!!!…Well, it’s been a while since I’ve bloggged. That’s because I was on vacation. A week and a half of awesomeness. I’m still trying to adjust to the regular routines of my everyday life. Not only did I finally beat the Elite Four and... Read more »

Road trip to "Nerdi Gras"

Well, today is the day! After work tonight, I’m going to take a much-needed nap, load up the car, and my boyfriend Mike and I will venture on our first big road trip together. So where does an awesomely geeky couple like us go for Labor Day weekend you might ask? To Atlanta for Dragon*Con!!!... Read more »

The road to Dragon*Con

  Some of you may have read my previous blog about Dragon*Con, the most epic convention I’ll be attending this year. I’m still recovering from last week’s Chicago Comic Con, and next week I’ll be packing up and driving down to Atlanta for 4 days of cosplay, parties, and shenanigans. A good number of my... Read more »
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Celebrity Encounters: Chicago Comic Con 2010

Rubbing elbows with celebrities is one of the highlights of any convention experience. Chicago Comic Con was no exception. Having interviewed some of the guests before the event, gave me a good reason to introduce myself to them. I was actually more nervous than I expected to be. Everyone I met and spoke to were... Read more »

Chicago Comic Con 2010 Recap & Gallery

  I have over 70 Facebook notifications to go through, my calves are sore, I feel like crap, and costumes and wigs are scattered all over my room. This could only mean one thing…a successful con weekend! Chicago Comic Con 2010 has come and gone, and it was one of the highlights of my summer.... Read more »

Comic Con take me away!

  Oh yes. It’s that time of year again. The local nerd gathering of the summer, Chicago Comic Con. All my friends have been posting pictures of their new costumes, and tweeting up a storm about the drive to the convention center. I won’t be heading out until tomorrow morning…and then it’s a 3-day weekend... Read more »
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Explaining cosplay to co-workers

New costume for Chicago Comic Con I didn’t think it was a huge secret that I frequently dress up in costumes for fun, but a lot of people I work with had no idea…until now. Recently, some of the guys at work were talking about Chicago Comic Con, and they asked if I would be... Read more »

Dragon*Con: The ultimate pop culture convention

Dragon*Con: The ultimate pop culture convention
DragonCon is by far the largest convention I’ve ever gone to. It takes place every year during Labor Day weekend in Atlanta, Georgia. I like to think of DragonCon as a cosplayers’ convention. There is absolutely no limit to what costumes you’ll see on the convention floor. Because DragonCon is a multi-genre event, the costumes... Read more »

Interview with Babylon 5 actress Julie Caitlin Brown

Interview with Babylon 5 actress Julie Caitlin Brown
Over the weekend I attended Cyphan, a first year sci-fi/fantasy convention in Wheeling. While strolling the dealers room, I ran into actress Julie Caitlin Brown, who was just the nicest person ever. We started talking about my blog, sci-fi, technology, and somehow it turned into an interview! Thank goodness for having my audio recorder on me.... Read more »
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William Shatner & Patrick Stewart at the same Chicago Con!

Courtey WizardWorld.com It was just announced today on the Chicago Comic Con website that Patrick Stewart will be joining Captain Kirk himself at the August convention. Star Trek fans are probably peeing their pants and adjusting their phasers. Stewart is scheduled to appear at Chicago Comic Con on Friday, August 20, and Saturday August 21,... Read more »