Amazing Arizona and Houston Comic Cons Cancelled

If you have been watching the convention scene then you know that literally hundreds of new conventions have appeared in the last few years. From small comic book centered shows to massive pop culture events. It seems almost every day of the week somewhere in the world an event is taking place. This has also led the collapse of several events, the most recent two being Amazing Arizona Comic Con…

Keen Halloween: Year One

Think of the Best Halloween From Your Childhood by: BustleGirl Keen Halloween cast its adorably spooky shadow on the Phoenix Convention Center the weekend of September 24-25, and attendees were left with a sense of fun, creativity and family inclusiveness. After a hiatus of two years, the slick reboot put together by Square Egg Entertainment gave the impression that it would continue this new tradition, and give Phoenix an opportunity…

Tales of a Trekkie at Las Vegas Star Trek

– Article by EJ De la Pena Life is like a wormhole – here at STLV Warp fields, phasers, Jem Hadar – it’s a Trek blur Might crack Transwarp – or go save history! TREK TALES – WOOOHOOO! Ok, now that I’ve got the silly out of my system (just kidding – that’s not possible) I guess I better get on this blog about my experience at STLV that the…

What's It Like to Visit Comic Con International For the First Time?

The madness and the glory of San Diego Comic Con as experienced through a first time attendee!

Cosplay: Concept & Construction Part 1

Formulating the Idea by Durrilion Since I was a child I have always loved costumes.  My personal favorites often seem to reflect historical and/or fantastical themes. In my 20’s I joined the Society for Creative Anachronism which provided opportunities to wear Medieval style clothing. Several years later I became friends with people in Amtgard, an organization that allowed more fantasy elements in one’s character and wardrobe.  Thanks to my friends…

Las Vegas Licensing Expo 2016 [Gallery]

If you want to see all the latest products and promotions before it hits the general public, then you go to The Las Vegas Licensing Expo! [AFG_gallery id=’13’]

Steam Crow Talks Keen Halloween at Phoenix Comicon 2016

  Keen Halloween is coming September 24-25th to Phoenix Arizona http://www.keenhalloween.com/

An Interview with ZapCon Founder Wes Cleveland

There were arcades everywhere in Pittsburgh, PA and Chicago, IL while I was growing up and the original Star Wars and Discs of Tron were my immediate destinations when I entered.  I specifically remember a spot called Aladdin’s Arcade and I still have a token from it! Well, if you’re a fan of the arcade, then ZapCon is the convention you’ve been waiting for! Taking place April 16-17, 2016 at…

A Look Back at Phoenix Fan Fest 2015

My Visit to Phoenix Comicon’s Fan Fest by Durrilion Since joining the Video Jouzu crew I have been lucky enough to attend several smaller cons and meet some amazing people.  When I got the assignment for Fan Fest I was eager to go.  When I saw the guest list I was excited!  In no particular order, Denise Crosby, Sean Maher, Tom Lenk, and Eve Myles (though life happened and she…

Kiba the Cosplay Corgi: A Q & A Panel with Nicole and Kiba

Kiba the Cosplay Corgi: A Q & A Panel with Nicole and Kiba by Durrilion Kiba the Cosplay Corgi is quite the convention celebrity.  He is adorable in cosplay and out, though his mom Nicole assures us that when he’s not working, he is a typical high energy Corgi.  Nicole began dressing Kiba up when he was a puppy (doggy t-shirts, sweaters, etc).  It wasn’t until 2013 that, on a whim, she decided to…