Articles Posted by the Author:

  • Sharknado vs. Ghost Shark

    * I’m just going to go ahead and put a SPOILER ALERT on this entire article. If you don’t want to be spoiled for Sharknado or Ghost Shark, stop reading now. * Sharknado premiered on the SyFy channel in mid-July of this year, and there’s no arguing with the fact that it took the world […]


  • Cosplay is not Consent: The Dragon Con Edition

    I feel the need to begin this article with the caveat that I had an amazing time at Dragon Con this year – the problem is that I have to also say that my having a good time was despite some things that happened. That said, I also think that I need to point out […]


  • The “Mainstreaming” of Geek Culture

    Lately, I’ve been hearing/reading a lot of complaints about “poser geeks”, “hipster geeks”, “geek chic”, “fake geeks/fake geek girls”, and the like. Now, to be fair, I’ve also seen plenty of people putting their feet down and refusing to pander to that nonsense – but the fact of the matter is, the idea that people […]



  • MonsterCon: The Little Convention That Could

    San Diego Comic Con may be over and Dragon Con may be more than a month away, but all over the country there are still several conventions to look forward to. For example, in the upper south there’s Fandom Fest in Kentucky, taking place this coming weekend; while in the north east there’s Boston Comic […]