Articles Posted in the " Conventions & Events " Category

  • Neil Gaiman Live at the Crystal Ballroom

    Neil Gaiman’s voice sounds like his writing. I suppose that’s not terribly surprising. Of course the man who puts words together with uncompromising directness, and yet imbues so many phrases with little conspiratorial smirks, would also speak plainly and with a dry sense of humor. But there is also something about the quality of his […]


  • Spread Nerdiness and Good Cheer, Free Comic Book Day is Here!

    Guess what, everyone! Tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day, the most wonderful day of the year! Take note! On the first Saturday in May of every year (coincidentally also Star Wars Day this year, for double the nerd fun!), anyone can go to a comic book store and leave with a heaping stack of free […]


  • Nerdgasm at the Calgary Expo

    One of my favorite spectator sports is watching celebrities squee over each other. Jennifer Lawrence was adorable at the Oscars, with her face in a perpetual state of fangirl shock. Get James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender in a room together (or Robert Downey Jr and Jude Law, or Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron, or Chris […]



  • Convention Harassment and What Should Be Done About It

    Trouble cropped up at PAX East recently when a group of Lara Croft cosplayers were approached by a journalist who wasted no time in asking them lewd questions. Though the man was reportedly thrown out of the convention, it was disturbing enough that it was talked about by several people involved, including one of the […]