Archive for August 2010

Sleepless nights of a gamer-girl

  I guess I can call myself a “gamer” now. But not the XBox Live, PS3 type. Nooo…I’m totally a Nintendo DS girl. Games with wifi, and touch screens, that I can fit in my purse and play anywhere are full of win! After my boyfriend and I did our 80s Team Rocket costumes at... Read more »

Tell Gordon Hello: The Joker Fan Film

  An amazing fan film has been floating around amongst my friends on Facebook, and I decided to share it with all of you. There’s no doubt that the late Heath Ledger did an astonishingly eerie job playing the Joker in The Dark Knight. He created such a memorable character, it’s a shame we won’t... 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 »

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 »

Bumblebee Adventures: Chicago Comic Con

  Nash and Mark Ryan with the Bumblebee Bug When I told Transformers voice actor Mark Ryan (Bumblebee and Jetfire) about my car, the Bumblebee Bug, he offered to take some pictures with it at Chicago Comic Con. I was so excited! When I told Bumblebee, he was so excited and he demanded to get... Read more »

Nash Nova on Chicago Now Radio

This past weekend was super busy! Not only did I go to Chicago Comic Con for 3 days, I also had to run downtown early Saturday morning for Chicago Now Radio. It was my first time on the show, and I’m already looking forward to coming back. Amy and Alex are hilarious, and seem to... 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 »

Interview with Top Model & cosplayer Adrianne Curry

(Courtesy Some people may know Adrianne Curry as the first winner of America’s Next Top Model, or all around reality show pro. When I had the opportunity to speak to her, I only wanted to talk about the nerd stuff. Adrianne is a long time Star Wars fan, a World of Warcraft gamer, and... Read more »

Fun times at the Bristol Ren Faire

The Bristol Renaissance Faire takes place every summer right at the Illinois/Wisconsin boarder in Kenosha. This was the second year in a row my boyfriend Mike and I got dressed up and headed out to Bristol. If you’re looking for someplace fun, whimsical, full of jousting, music, chivalry, and you don’t have a time machine…go... Read more »