Star Wars Episode VII: 11 months to go

In exactly 11 months from yesterday we will be feasting our eyes on a brand new tale about that galaxy far, far away!!! In the meantime, enjoy this cartoon from amazing artist, Katie Cook. I was first introduced to her drawings at New York Comic Con a couple years ago. Enjoy and may the forceContinue reading “Star Wars Episode VII: 11 months to go”

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”

Once Upon a Comic Con

Stepping off the subway at 34th and Broadway, you can sense in the air that this is not your typical Thursday in New York City. Something special is going on. Those in the know are aware of what that something is. But the lay people of NY may be confused by the sight of Gandalf theContinue reading “Once Upon a Comic Con”

Episode 8: Love in Alderaan Places

New Episode: Starring: Liz Tailor and Michael Mulligan (@MulliganMichael Clothes: Liz – Vintage Poster Racerback Tank from Her Universe, Star Wars Han and Leia Earrings from Little Shoppe of Hodge Podge Etsy Shop Michael: For more information on Michael’s cosplay contact him on Twitter @MulliganMichael Click for more information on the companies we partner with andContinue reading “Episode 8: Love in Alderaan Places”

Nerd in the City Book Club

A New Dawn by John Jackson Miller Once Disney and co. decanonized all of the existing Star Wars novels, relegating them to “Star Wars Legends” they made quick work of ordering all the new novels that would take their place in the new canon alongside the movies and Star Wars: Clone Wars and the brand newContinue reading “Nerd in the City Book Club”

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!”

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”

Surviving New York Comic Con

Tip #2: DO NOT plan to eat at the Javits Center. It is important for you to know that not only is the food at the Javits not incredibly delicious, it’s also not incredibly cheap. It’s the opposite of cheap. It cost an arm and a leg and unless you are smack in the middleContinue reading “Surviving New York Comic Con”

Surviving New York Comic Con

With only 2 days to go until the Javits Center opens it’s doors to nerds from all over the world, I thought I’d share a little wisdom I’ve learned from cons past. Tip#1: Walk the path less taken Sure everyone wants to get into the big panels. The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Marvel, etc.Continue reading “Surviving New York Comic Con”