2 days ago | Pop Culture
As I’m typing this, my final report from the four-day monstrosity that is Comicpalooza, I’m so tired that I can barely keep my head off the spacebar of my laptop. I and dozens of other con-goers, some in costumes starting to droop with wear and sw...
3 days ago | Cosplay
Sunday I got the chance to finally look into a young girl I have been seeing at Comicpalooza for as many years as I can remember going. She’s a staple there, someone that is unforgettable the moment you see her, especially if you’re a Doctor Who f...
4 days ago | Parenting
This year is the first year where my daughter, 5, attended Comicpalooza with us is a full-blown, all-day capacity. Last year she was little more than a surly presence in a red wagon as we waited in line to meet John Barrowman. Aside from bribing h...
5 days ago | Pop Culture
Ask anyone who has been involved with Comicpalooza to describe the experience in just a few words and those words will undoubtedly be “controlled chaos”. There’s just some combination of massive scale and DIY ethic that makes everything run choppy...
6 days ago | Gaming
Truth be told I’m not a big fan of the Smash Bros. series. Like a lot of people my age I grew up in the fighting game renaissance and sort of overdose on the genre around the time the first Marvel vs. Capcom came out. That said, I do very...
6 days ago | Listen Up!
The Wheel Workers always surprise me. I have somehow convinced myself they are going to sound one way and then they never ever do. This is generally a pleasant surprise, and the Houston five-piece's third album, Citizens, is generally a ...