I thought I was done partying when I graduated college, but apparently, nerds to do it better. I subjected myself to some nerdy shenanigans once again and attended Colossalcon. Held annually at the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, Colossal is one of the most popular summer conventions in the eastern half of the US. The … Continue reading Adventures at Colossalcon: Volleyballs, Poodles, and Rollercoasters
My second con is over, and the PCD (post-con-depression) is hitting hard. I met so many people while I was there, and I feel like I'm part of a big con family now. There's so much love. The adventure began after the five-hour drive to Pittsburgh to meet up with the fam. Luckily, I had … Continue reading Adventures at Tekko: Cheerleaders, Galra, and Chairs- Oh My!
I'm counting down the days to Tekko-- it's just about a week away! I'm already getting those pre-adventure jitters I always get before vacations. This past February, I attended my first convention and cosplayed for the first time. Here's a list of some lessons I learned while planning, creating, and wearing my cosplay costumes. Start … Continue reading 14 Things I Learned My First Time Cosplaying
I survived my first con! You know how they say people get serious ink fever after getting their first tattoo? That's the feeling I have now that Katsucon is over. I can't wait to get to the next one (which is only in a few months!). Katsucon was an incredible experience, and I'm so glad … Continue reading Squats, Klance, and Rubber Duckies: Adventures at Katsucon
It's a good thing I didn't create this blog solely for book reviews, because I have so many other interesting things to write about, too. My first ever convention is about 100 days away, and I'm starting to get that same anticipatory excitement that I experience before a vacation. I'm actually going on two trips … Continue reading The Countdown to Con
I finally finished Voltron: Legendary Defender season four! I'm not posting any spoilers anywhere until Sunday, but do expect some chatter from me on Twitter and Tumblr in the upcoming days. As I said in my post months ago, I wrote a piano reduction of the opening theme song. I finally remembered to record myself playing it, so here … Continue reading Voltron Piano Reduction
I'm taking a small break from reviewing books this week to talk to you about something completely different. If you haven't noticed from the picture, or the title, this long post is about a show called Voltron: Legendary Defender. I recently started watching the revived cartoon series on Netflix with somewhat low expectations. I saw plenty … Continue reading Why My Tumblr Is Currently Overrun By Colorful Lions