Posts tagged "news"

Disney Buys Lucasfilm: Don't Freak Out!

The Internet has been ablaze with this news:  Disney purchased Lucasfilm for just over 4 billion dollars.  Episode VII is go for 2015.  Crazy! The fan outcry has been amazing to watch.  GGC reader Jenn W saw images of Leia as a Disney princess, and found it “so wrong.  She’s above that!”  Jim M immediately... 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 »

Forgetting: In Regards to Cosplay Kind

On Saturday, authorities evacuated a section of Millennium Park thanks to an 18-year-old cosplayer and his “doohickey.” I’ve wrestled with a response for days.   I’m a cosplayer, myself.  I recreate and wear costumes from sci-fi, anime, video games, and comic books.  I’ve done so for over a decade.  It makes sense for me to have... Read more »