spectacle
Cosplay

Community vs Spectacle: My First Cosplay Experience

I never really fancied myself a cosplayer. I appreciate the spectacle of well executed cosplay and the dedication it takes to do it well. Just the crafting skill alone is something remarkable. But I didn't think it would be something I participated in but rather something I would always enjoy viewing. That all changed the moment… Continue reading Community vs Spectacle: My First Cosplay Experience

september
The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast, Conventions, Cosplay

TGE Ep 10 – September 2016 LIVE Hangout

For September, we close out summer talking about our favorite geeky amusements from the season and delve into a conversation about conventions. We discuss books we are reading, and one someone is writing. We talk about games we've been playing; lots of phone and board games including Pandemic: The Cure. Binge watching addictions and series that… Continue reading TGE Ep 10 – September 2016 LIVE Hangout

work day
Music, Movies, TV, Cosplay

A New 9 to 5: Music for the Modern Geek’s Work Day

A Gigawatt Jukebox Themed Work Day Playlist Today's geeks work hard and play hard.  Some are studying, eyes crossed from hours of endless reading. Some are earning a wage in the office after a long commute. Others are at home, exhausted from running a household. Whatever you've been slaving away at lately, you deserve an extra… Continue reading A New 9 to 5: Music for the Modern Geek’s Work Day

Game on Girl Podcast, Podcast, Cosplay

Episode 136 – Alison Carrier – Renaissance Woman

This week we have the pleasure of chatting with Alison Carrier, a bona fide Renaissance Woman and female geek hero. Alison works for EA at the Red Crow Austin studio as a UI/UX designer. Hear some stories about working in the game industry, cosplaying Wonder Woman, and all about her fantastically geeky hobbies. We WRaP… Continue reading Episode 136 – Alison Carrier – Renaissance Woman