Tag: St. Charles

Kollision Con 2012 Recap: Animated Fun at Pheasant Run

Madoka Magica- kawaii!
Thanksgiving weekend 2012 brought two conventions to Chicagoland- Kollision Con and Chicago TARDIS.  I did my best to cover both, but I’ll be the first to admit that Kollision isn’t my scene.  It’s an animation convention, and I haven’t watched anime in years.  The only American cartoon I follow is My Little Pony: Friendship is... Read more »

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 »

This GEEKend: Video Games Live, Karoshi-con, and local Doctor Who

You don’t need me to post about The Hunger Games.  The movie premiered.  Fans flooded the midnight seats and witnessed a box office smash.  I’m happy to see Katniss; she is a stronger, more independent role model than Twilight‘s Bella Swan.  I’m NOT happy to see young girls fawn over the love triangle, but someone... Read more »