Articles Posted in the " Conventions & Events " Category

  • MegaCon 2014: Enjoyable Despite its Growing Pains

    This year was my second time attending MegaCon in Orlando, Florida, but the convention itself has been around since 1993. Originally a comic book convention, eventually it expanded to be multigenre – and its attendance grows every year. In 2013 they claimed that around 65,000 people showed up; rumors are that this year they broke […]


  • Nerd HQ Indiegogo Campaign: The Turning Tides of Crowdfunding

    For the past three years during San Diego Comic Con a little event has taken place off-site called Nerd HQ.  It’s offered smaller panels for the low price of $20, all of which goes towards the charity Operation Smile.  The event has raised around $250,000 for the charity and provided hundreds of operations for children […]


  • One Week to MegaCon!

    We’re just a week away from MegaCon 2014 in Orlando, Florida, and this convention is still bringing surprises to the table. Just a few days ago they announced yet another new media guest – Manu Bennett of Spartacus/The Hobbit/Arrow fame! Mr. Bennett joins the ranks of some other awesome guests, including David Morrissey, Sonequa Martin-Green, […]


  • Con Nooga: The Diamond in the Rough of Southeastern Conventions

    It’s no secret that I’ll travel pretty far for a good convention, and in the past couple of years I’ve certainly experienced my fair share of the big (MegaCon) and the small (MonsterCon), the single-genre (Ice & Fire Con) and the so-many-genres-I-don’t-know-what-to-do-with-myself (Dragon Con). But of course, the willingness to travel doesn’t make me any […]



  • Convention Lovers, Assemble!

    If you love attending conventions, we at The Geekiary want to know your opinions on why you choose the ones you do, what you enjoy about them, and more! This data could very well determine what our writers cover when we post convention recaps. Feel free to comment with more information if this survey doesn’t […]


  • SDCC Hotel Tips & FAQ: A Beginner’s Guide

    SDCC Hotel Tips & FAQ This series of articles is going to break things down into segments. Our first segment covered badges (2017 Update: We have a new guide here). This one will focus on SDCC hotel tips. We’ll follow this up with installments about off-site events and much, much more. If there’s a topic you’d […]


  • Interview: Taking a Bite out of The Bite Convention

    Do you love Teen Wolf? Do you love conventions? Do you love it when fans work together to create something amazing? If you’re answer to any or all of the above is ‘yes’, then you will love The Bite Convention, a fan operated convention scheduled for April 18-20, 2014 in Los Angeles. So far the […]


  • San Diego Comic Con 2014 Pre Registration IS HERE

    In our previous badge sale post we gave people tips on how things usually run and now we’ve got all the official details.  Before getting to nitty gritty I want to advise people that this is for Pre-registration ONLY.  In order to be eligible for this sale you must have attended Comic Con in 2013. […]


  • Welcome to Night Vale Live Show Experience

    A few days ago I found myself among the lucky fans of the Welcome to Night Vale podcast, who were presented with an opportunity to go to one of their live shows in Tempe, Arizona. Ah, the joy of finally being able to see many favorite cast members in person, the chance to hear a […]