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,…

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…

Backdrop Collapses During John Barrowman's Appearance at Planet Comicon *Updated*

John Barrowman is used to bringing the house down with any appearance he makes at a convention, but I don’t think ever literally. That’s exactly what happened today at Planet Comicon in Kansas City, MO when the backdrop fell behind him. Fortunately the only injury being reported on twitter is a minor one to the sign language interpreter. *Update* The sign language interpreter was not the one injured, despite early…

Hanadoki Con 2017: A Gallery

Hanadoki Con 2017 took place April 14-16 in San Diego, CA!  We got to visit the Mochi Maid Cafe, attend a traditional Urasenke Tea Ceremony, enjoy a performance by Infinite Combo and of course take in all the fun cosplay! For the full gallery please visit our official Facebook or Flickr https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheGeekianReport/photos/?tab=album&album_id=633730383490192

NASA To Stream First Live 4K Video From Space At The 2017 NAB Show

— US astronauts on the International Space Station featured in Super Session that probes the future and demonstrates end-to-end live 4K, cloud-based workflow in HEVC for delivery to multiscreen devices — WASHINGTON, D.C.– The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced today it will produce the first-ever live 4K video stream from space during a Super Session at the 2017 NAB Show. “Reaching for the Stars: Connecting to the…

Anime Matsuri Brings @Home Maid Cafe & Sailor Moon Day to Houston

Anime Matsuri is this weekend in Houston, Texas and they are bringing the house down this year with a star studded weekend of guests that will make you feel as if you are spending the weekend in Japan. They’ve proclaimed April 7th to be Sailor Moon Day, not only in honor of the 25th anniversary of the beloved anime, but also because that’s when the Moon Princess and her entourage…

Have You Voted For the Official Denver Comic Con Beer Name?

It’s time for Denver Comic Con’s “Name the Comic Con Beer” contest! For the 6th year, Breckenridge Brewery has teamed up with DCC to produce a special brew for the 3-day comic book and sci-fi convention. This year’s beer is a Bohemian Pilsner! Denver Comic Con and Breckenridge Brewery have carefully selected 4 finalists and now it’s up to you to vote for your favorite! You can vote for as…

Anime Los Angeles, Come Party With The Thousands of Friends You're About To Meet

A visit to Animé Los Angeles at the Ontario Convention Center will set you at an event where the person out of costume is in the minority and the entire place feels like a friendly party! Anime Los Angeles definitely has one of the highest per capita of people in costumes that I think I have ever seen at a convention.   Before you have even entered there is a crowd…

Matt Solberg Talks Changes, Staff and the Future of Phoenix Comicon

It’s been a rough month for Phoenix Comicon, and no-one knows that better then the man at the top. Matt Solberg is the Convention Chair of the 5th largest pop culture convention in the US and he’s aware more than most on the changing landscape that is the national convention scene. But the road to change is a slippery one and in a world where fans take both pride and…