I Dream of Comic Con

This is the first year in a while that I won’t be attending New York Comic Con. Trust me…I’m aware of all the fun I’ll be missing out on. The great thing about a virtual schedule is that you can over schedule yourself with no problem. So here’s my very busy virtual schedule for NewContinue reading “I Dream of Comic Con”

It’s HERE!!!!

The new teaser trailer just landed!! And it is amazing. Behold! And I defy you to not be emotional while watching! I’m in tears right now!!! The remnants of a crashed Star Destroyer. The narration from Mark Hamill is chilling and heart-wrenching. Vader’s charred mask, Leia getting a lightsaber. And of course that one andContinue reading “It’s HERE!!!!”

Dreaming of SW Celebration

Sadly I am not in Anaheim, California right this very minute. I am not soaking up the California sun and preparing for an epic weekend of Star Wars culture. That is what I’m not doing. What I am doing is dreaming of the panels I’ll be missing. And reading my Star Wars EU novels andContinue reading “Dreaming of SW Celebration”

5 Fandom Friday

My Favorite Conventions Today’s 5 Fandom Friday topic is the 5 conventions you’ve been to or wish to attend. The very first convention I ever attended was Star Wars Celebration. I took my brother for his birthday and it opened a whole new world for me. I’d never been to a con before that. IContinue reading “5 Fandom Friday”

Love in Alderaan Fashion

Episode 8: Love in Alderaan Places Get Liz’s Look: Vintage Poster Racerback Tank: Her Universe – $28 Star Wars Han and Leia Earrings: Little Shoppe of Hodge Podge – $8.50 Get Michael’s Look: Michael is a cosplayer who makes his own costumes that are screen accurate. If you are interested in a costume as authenticContinue reading “Love in Alderaan Fashion”

Happy Friday to Ya!

Hope you are enjoying a lovely Friday wherever you are today. I’m in New York about to head over to New York Comic Con. It’s an excellent day for a geek fest and an even better day to laugh. Check out our bloopers from So…This Happened. They’re pretty hilarious!! And let me know how you’llContinue reading “Happy Friday to Ya!”

The Con has Begun!

New York Comic Con is in full swing. Which means that if you are between 30th and 38th Street on the West side of the city then you are probably getting quite the parade of cosplayers right about now. It also means that all manner of nerd royalty has descended on our fair city toContinue reading “The Con has Begun!”

Book Con and the Fun (Part 2)

So I make it to the Javits. Blood washed off my hands. And I pace outside deciding… should I go in? But in the end I decide to go and be distracted by books and reading and panels and fun. Cause when faced with the brevity of life it’s important to embrace what you haveContinue reading “Book Con and the Fun (Part 2)”

Aura of the Con

I won’t be at Comic Con till Sunday. Prior commitmets are keeping me from mecca this weekend. But knowing that the con is in town and that I’m not there feels wrong somehow. So yesterday I took a walk on the west side just to be around the essence of nerdom going on at theContinue reading “Aura of the Con”

HAPPY DAY 1 of New York Comic Con

The day has come!!! Have a great first day at NYCC. Make sure to stop by The Nerd Machine booth on the con floor. It promises to be pretty epic! Photo Credit: Nerd Machine Instagram   And let me know what you are up to on Twitter @nerdinthecity. I want to hear all about it!!