Announcing The 1st Annual CatCon Awards!

Announcing the first annual CatCon Awards Presented by the Maker of FRONTLINE® Gold! We’re recognizing the best and brightest cats and the people who love them in five distinct categories, plus our very special Advocate of the Year.  This is your chance to be a part of it!  Read our contest rules here. Nominate your cat in the categories of Biggest Newcomer, Besties, Freshest Loaf, Best Vocalist, or Cat Video…

Movie Review: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Dead Men Tell No Tales is a true return to form for the franchise. It is ridiculous and laughable and never for one moment believable and that’s why we love it. The plot?  A young Henry Turner is looking for Neptune’s Trident which will free his father and all those under a curse of the sea. Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) has been hanging out under the curse of the Flying…

Amber Brite's Guide to Body Paint

How to Look Like Your Favorite ‘Alien’ By Durrilion We have all seen them at conventions.  Those people in the amazing cosplays, but what makes them REALLY stand out, is their skin.  Blue, Red, Green, even Purple! What does it take to become something non-human? At 2016’s Gameon Expo in Mesa Arizona, I had the chance to attend a panel on that very subject.  Our guide/teacher/panelist was Amber Brite.  Those…

Vintage Pin Up Style: In My Beauty Kit – Nail Polish

In this episode of In My Beauty Kit, Pin Up Model Miss Amanda Lee discusses Nail Polish!

Phoenix Comicon 2017 – Updated Info on Props, Entrance to the Con & Security

With everything that has happened over the last 24 hours everyone in Phoenix is just running to keep up. Matt Solberg and his crew have heard all the good and the bad since the announcement last night of banning all props from the convention.  This morning brought an updated set of information and rules: There are many outstanding questions from our announcement yesterday. We now have UPDATES, including the prohibited…

Keeping Your Pets Safe, Clean, and Geeky

Crescent Canines – A Vendor Spotlight by Durrilion (All photos courtesy of Crescent Canines) It is a known fact that Geeks love their Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Comics/Anime, you name it.  If we didn’t there wouldn’t be conventions like Phoenix Comicon.  Equal to that love, if not above it is our love for our pets.  Whether they be furry, finned, or scaly, we dote on those creatures like nobody’s business. At Phoenix Comicon 2016,…

This Time the Adventure Comes to You.

Book Review: First Empress of Mortar by Durrilion Fantasy novels take us to different worlds, show us extraordinary things, and in some way teach us not only about ourselves, but also the world around us.  Typically the story unfolds around a young male protagonist, often the ‘everyman’ of peasant stock, or occasionally a member of the nobility if not royalty.  In A.J. Jaafari’s first book, ‘First Empress of Mortar’, readers see…

No Props or Prop Weapons Allowed At Phoenix Comicon Starting Friday May 26th

With the recent events in Manchester, England. and an incident this morning at Phoenix Comicon where an armed man was removed from the site by police and security, an urgent message came this evening from Convention Director Matthew Solberg. In light of recent events, Phoenix Comicon, in cooperation with the Phoenix Convention Center and the Phoenix Police Department, will be implementing enhanced screening to ensure the safety of all our…

Netflix Announces Age of Resistance, a Prequel Series to The Dark Crystal

10-episode series from The Jim Henson Company starts shooting in Fall 2017 HOLLYWOOD, CA (May 18, 2017) – A beloved classic from the 80s marks its return as Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment network, will bring The Jim Henson Company’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance exclusively to members around the world. The 10-episode fantasy adventure series is a prequel to the groundbreaking 1982 fan favorite The Dark Crystal,…

Netflix Just Released 3 Videos Starring Crow & Tom Servo & Your Day Needs Them

From pitching new shows to discovering You Tube comments, Tom Servo and Crow are busy busy robots when they aren’t shredding their latest bad movie on the new MST3K series. The 3 adorable and short videos starring our favorite characters that show you what a pile of junk and a great imagination can create, are totally useless and totally hilarious!  Netflix has got the tongue in cheek, make fun of…