As usual we here at The Geekiary had a busy year covering conventions, so join myself, Admin Angel, and editors Bekah and Jamie for our Convention Round Up 2016, in which we recap another year of amazing convention experiences! Which conventions did you attend this year, and which one was your favorite? Tara: As per […]
Bloodline, the next Star Wars book by Claudia Gray, is being released on May 3rd, 2016 – and needless to say, the hype is strong with this one. Warning: Slight spoilers for certain plot points of Star Wars: Bloodline by Claudia Gray, which has yet to be released. Last month when I attended the Star […]
It’s official: C2E2 is my favorite convention. Even though 2016 was only my second year attending, this con firmly cemented its place for my top spot. Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
Silk is one of our favorite comic books, and while we were at C2E2, we got our hands on this amazing art print. And now we are giving it away to a lucky fan! Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.
We love The Hillywood Show at The Geekiary. Not only are they amazing, creative women, but we still can’t get their version of “Shake It Off” out of our heads. We were lucky enough to meet up with them at C2E2 and got some excellent swag that we want to give away! Read our before […]
Prior to C2E2, myself and fellow Geekiary author Erin had a feeling that the convention was really trying to push cosplay into the spotlight. And I mean, who can blame them? Cosplay is basically its own cultural phenomenon these days. Not only did C2E2 have two fabric companies in attendance, they also had a Cospitality […]
I’ve been following Diamond Select Toys for a while, because they feature awesome items from a lot of shows and comics I love. But I was still surprised at a lot of what they had on display at C2E2 this past weekend; for instance, while I was interviewing Zach Oat, Diamond Select Toys’ Marketing Supervisor, […]
Speed dating. Just the thought of it can invoke anxiety and sweaty palms, but some comic conventions have capitalized on the fact that a lot of attendees have similar interests, which is genius. Luckily, C2E2 along with Nerd Nite hosted such an event, and here is my experience! Read our before commenting. Please do not […]
Con-goers in Chicago were treated to panel that touched on double standards, feminism, and what it means to be a female on television with C2E2’s Fierce Females of TV. The panel featured Maria Doyle Kennedy (Orphan Black), Jewel Staite (Firefly), Leah Pipes (The Originals), Neve McIntosh (Doctor Who) and was moderated by Claire Kramer (Buffy […]
On Saturday, Chicago welcomed Hayley Atwell (Peggy in Agent Carter) and Ming-Na Wen (Agent May in Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) at C2E2‘s Kick-Ass Women of S.H.I.E.L.D panel. The two actresses talked about what it was like to play strong female characters, their experiences as women working in the entertainment industry, and self-love and respect. Their […]