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Montreal Comiccon 2016 Part 1

Montreal Comiccon Nichelle Nicols | Gamerwife.com

Although I haven’t been able to travel to any conventions this year, I did make a point of buying a ticket from Montreal Comiccon 2016. Not nearly as big as SDCC or even something like Wondercon, Montreal Comiccon is slowly growing in size and reputation. In particular they’re investing a lot in having a strong video game presence, with a lot of people I know serving on panels or showing their games. The day started with Geek Girl Brunch Montreal’s…

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Adventures Geek Life

Otakuthon 2015

A couple of weeks ago I attended my first ever Otakuthon, Montreal’s annual anime & Japanese pop-culture convention. Despite having friends who attend every year, I’d never considered myself enough of an “otaku” to attend. I am very picky with my anime, preferring more slice-of-life style shows to the giant space opera/magical girl/battle porn that seems to be most popular, and the only manga I really read is fucked up horror stuff that gives Rick nightmares. I can’t stand most…

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Geek Life

Cosplay Photo Shoot with DROO

Back in December I had the pleasure of attending the Montreal Mini-ComicCon with my friend and fellow Geek Girl Brunch officer Gina. She was actually filming me as part of a documentary she is currently making about women geeks and had encourage me to wear my Delsin Rowe cosplay to the event. I’d only ever worn it around PAX Prime, so I wasn’t sure what the reaction would be at a more general/comic convention, but I’d worked so hard on…

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Geek Life

2015 Cosplay Shortlist

In my recent Goals & Resolutions post I mentioned that this year I would try to tackle TWO new cosplays, even though I only really started cosplaying last year. Both will involve some prop making, which will be totally brand new to me and both will also involve wigs, another totally new thing for this super-noob. I also decided to go with one video game themed and one general geekery themed cosplay this year as I am also hoping to…

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Style & Gift Guides

Everyday Cosplay: Menswear Edition

Everyday cosplay posts are popular all over the blogosphere, but they tend to be focused on looks for women, since I guess that’s who’s creating them. The poor guys always get left out. So, when menswear site Paul Fredrick contacted me about putting together some everyday cosplay looks in anticipation of NYCC, I jumped at the chance. I opted to focus on video game inspired looks, using this Esquire article as a guide. Full Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.…

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