Posts tagged "My Little Pony"

This GEEKend: Cosplay wig class, My Little Pony fair, and more!

Years ago, I got my first case of food poisoning. I ate a bad burger at Chili’s, went to a cute boy’s house, and proceeded to throw up 8 times in his apartment. That was our “first date.” The gent is my husband now, so I guess things work out. …Mostly. My stomach was never... Read more »

My Geeky Springtime Playlist - Help Build It!

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/3JdWlSF195Y" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br>"Why Does the Sun Shine?" by They Might Be Giants<br>  Here comes science!!  TMBG just put on an amazing show in Chicago.  This classic explains the workings of our beloved light in the sky.
Every time Spring returns to Chicago, the same song goes through my head: Funeral Face by Suburban Kids with Biblical Names.  “…but pretty soon it will happen, the Sun will go murder the snow!”  It absolutely suits the aggressive, somewhat crazy joy I feel when it finally warms up around here.  I, like others of... Read more »

Valentine's Day is Magic: Romantic My Little Pony Gifts

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to find the perfect gift for your very special somepony.  …Yep, I said “somepony.”  If your bf or gf is a fan of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, you have a huge pool of gifts to choose from.  Figurines and playsets are the most prevalent, but the... Read more »
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Midwestria 2012 Recap: A New Celebration for Everypony

Princess Cadance got her own cart, escorted by guards!  Wow, had I known girls at this convention got THIS kind of treatment, I would have tried harder to attend!!
While I did not get to attend Midwestria 2012, GGC’s illustrious photographer did.  Geek Girl Jess returned from the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic convention with stories and pics galore! Midwestria was definitely fan-focused.  Everyone was friendly, from Con Ops to the enthusiastic attendees.  The small Dealers’ Hall was filled with local artists.  All of the... Read more »

This GEEKend: Midwestria, a My Little Pony Convention

It’s no secret that I adore My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.  At all times, some portion of my brain is thinking about the show, its Flash-based art, and characters*.  I’m not alone, either.  MLP:FiM has a large adult audience.  Bronies, pegasisters… read on. This weekend, Chicago is premiering an all-new, all-pony convention: Midwestria. Midwestria... Read more »

YouTube Stardom: Nice Peter, The DigiTour, and Saturday in Chicago

Nice Peter, the YouTube star known mainly for Epic Rap Battles of History, will not appear in Chicago tonight.  He was fired from the DigiTour; here’s the video explanation.  Apparently, Nice Peter has some strong opinions on the tour’s money-driven culture.  He voiced them where/when he shouldn’t have, and it lost him the gig. I don’t... Read more »
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