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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

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The Geek Embassy Podcast, Podcast, Conventions

TGE Ep 1 – LIVE at Emerald City Comicon 2016

Here is our live episode from Emerald City Comicon! Isabela and I traveled to Seattle, met up with the TMG Cast (Adrian and Andrew) and interview some fantastic artists, writers, and game designers. We talked with a nice cross section of people  this year, spanning many of the areas of interest for The Geek Embassy. We also… Continue reading TGE Ep 1 – LIVE at Emerald City Comicon 2016

Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist
Read, Watch

Your Guide To Getting Started With Anime and Manga

I’ve been reading manga since September 2014 and started on anime a year before that. I started watching anime because my friend explained the entire plot of Fullmetal Alchemist to me and I decided I needed to see it. What really drew me in was that I had never seen anything except content for children.… Continue reading Your Guide To Getting Started With Anime and Manga

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

Game on Girl Podcast, Game Culture, Podcast, Play

Episode 57 – Dealing with Trolls

Trolls and Trolling. It's been a hot topic in the game community over the past few months. Two well publicized incidents happened in the same weekend at different cons. We talk about both in this episode and share some strategies for dealing with trolls. Read Meagan Marie's original article and commentary here, "What Would You… Continue reading Episode 57 – Dealing with Trolls