Archive for April 2010

Cosplay Photoshoot with Lesson 5 Photography

Recently, my boyfriend and I had the opportunity to do a cosplay photoshoot with Lesson 5 Photography in our Green Arrow and Speedy costumes. We were outside the McCormick Place in the loading dock area, which set the perfect scene for a couple of crime fighters like ourselves. Rich Johannsen (Lesson 5 Photography) The man... Read more »

Propworx: Bringing Hollywood costumes and props to fans

Propworx is the premier auction house for Hollywood studios. They create auction events that give hardcore fans an opportunity to own actual screen used pieces from their favorite show or film. Propworx came out to Chicago during C2E2 for the first Iron Man auction. This was a live auction conducted both in person at the... Read more »

10 ways my life is like Ugly Betty

Last week I watched the series finale of Ugly Betty. It’s one of my favorite shows, and I’m sad to see it end. After talking about the show for hours with my boyfriend (the highlight of his day I’m sure), I realized why I connected with the show so much. I’m Betty Suarez!…well, not really... Read more »

C2E2 Interview with Game Developer Dan Vader (Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes)

Might and Magic Clash of Heroes: HD gaming with hand animated characters and beautifully painted backgrounds Might and Magic Clash of Heroes is an innovative video game that combines puzzles and role playing adventure with amazing hand drawn animation. Clash of Heroes is a prequel in the Might and Magic game series, set 40 years... Read more »

Hot Chicks with Stormtroopers

I’ve done a lot of events with the Midwest Garrison of the 501st, and I’ve made a lot of friends. My friend Brian, TK-8968, sent in a picture of me, Kearstin, and himself to the Hot Chicks with Stormtroopers blog. Any site that wants to label me as “hot” is alright with me (that doesn’t... Read more »

C2E2 Cosplayers and Con Recap (PICS)

Clearly I’m enjoying myself at C2E2 Well, C2E2 is over, my feet are sore, my body is aching, I lost my bluetooth, and I think I’ve contracted some sort of cold…all signs of an awesome convention! Being a first year convention, the attendance seemed pretty great. According to the Show Manager, Lance Fenstermann the C2E2... Read more »

C2E2 Friday Recap (PICS)

Hey people, I’m at the C2E2 Press Office right now, stealing their internet access!!! So I thought I’d upload some pictures from yesterday, and a few from today. Check them out at my Facebook Fanpage! Friday was a busy day for me. I actually ran into someone who’s a fan of my blog, that was... Read more »

Heading to C2E2

Dear readers: I will be away from my computer until Sunday night, because I’ll be at C2E2! It’s finally here!!! First comic convention of the year. As I write this, I’m in my PJs, with bits of my Star Trek Uhura costume all over my bed. Although I won’t be able to blog. I will... Read more »

Preparing for C2E2

I’m getting ready for the first big Chicago con of 2010! C2E2 starts Friday, and I’m giddy with excitement. My room, as always, is a mess with costumes, props and wigs. I really need to get a separate room dedicated to cosplay (like a home office, only more awesome). After work tonight and most of... Read more »

Balloon Transformers

Megatron vs. Optimus Prime Plenty of children’s entertainers, magicians, and clowns can make balloon animals, but how many can make balloon robots? YouTube’s HappyCabbie, has created both a balloon Megatron and Optimus Prime. Megatron is 6 ft. tall and close to 300 Betalatex brand balloons were used. Optimus is 7 ft. tall and nearly 5... Read more »