Article: When Nerdy Gets Dirty

Our Washington DC correspondent David wrote in about 18+ panels, Nerdlesque shows, and the sexy & empowered side of Comic-con culture.   When Nerdy Gets Dirty      Three years ago I attended my first comic convention and, thankfully, had certain aspects of my worldview entirely obliterated. For one, I become acutely aware that nerds, geeks, […]

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9 LIVES #1 REVIEW – Modesto Con

Out of all of the things that I find particularly enjoyable about going to any con is the fact that when it comes down to it, no amount of preparation can really get you completely ready for one. As an example: It’s pretty much impossible to be 100% familiar with all of the guests booked […]

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Dominic Davi Interview – Modestocon

 Skuba Steve and I were immediately interested in Dominic Davi’s booth at Modesto Con. His colorfully  designed apparel featuring the lead singer of Tsunami Bomb with Medusa hair, a standup portrait of the creature from the black lagoon and a foldout of prints of classic movie monsters recast with period-accurate actors interested us wholeheartedly. As […]

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PhxCC 2016 – A tale of the con

Yo, this article contains spoilers for The Lion King. At some point on Saturday, I don’t remember when, the Phoenix Convention center turned into a massive blur around me. Do you remember that scene from The Lion King where Scar is dangling Mufasa over the cliff, and he’s all spouting off his rhetoric about the […]

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Food Truck Review – PhxCC2016

    Being as it was my first ever Comicon to attend, I wasn’t quite sure what exactly I was going to be walking into. I’d figured that I was going to feel like a lost little kid in the middle of Time Square the entirety of the first day, and I wasn’t wrong. Preparing for […]

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Tabletop gaming – Tales of the Con

What IS National Tabletop Day, and why should you care? Why should anyone care – it’s another marketing holiday set up by people who wanted to sell something. Does Nerd Culture really prevail over Late Capitalism every year and succeed in bringing disparate people together over cardboard armies and laser-printed anime art forever etched onto […]

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Stardew Valley Double Feature

Like a double album or a back to back movie, Tales of the Con brings you the A-side and B-side on the Stardew Valley.  Two different players, two different perspectives.   Stardew Valley Has Harvested My Fucking Soul   By: Grim Glamfire When I was doing my regular round-tour of places I read the other […]

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