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#FredinChina: Thousands of protesters call for South Korea's president to resign after scandal

Fred Raillard | Posted 11.07.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

Mom Breastfeeds Son At Comic Con Like The Superhero She Is

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.02.2016 | Parents

During a Comic Con event, Sara Campbell-Hernandez got caught breastfeeding in a pretty heroic pose. The mom attended Alamo City Comic Con in San Anton...

The Psychology Behind Cosplay

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 11.01.2016 | Healthy Living

With Halloween just around the corner, everyone seems to have costumes on their minds. People who typically wear jeans and T-shirts are suddenly eyein...

Why This 'Brown Batman' Meant So Much To One Little Boy

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.11.2016 | Parents

A simple yet powerful encounter at a fantasy and sci-fi convention is showing why representation is so important for young kids. Last week, 25-year-o...

This Guy's NYCC Hulk Costume Looks Like A Display — Until You Get Closer

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.09.2016 | Comedy

The most impressive cosplay costumes at any Comic-Con are usually the ones that people make themselves. It’s that intense passion and dedication tha...

30 Of The Littlest Fans Geeking Out At Comic Cons

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.06.2016 | Parents

Comic Cons are the best places to celebrate your fandoms, no matter how young you are. New York Comic Con starts on Thursday in Manhattan and with ki...

As A Fat Black Woman, Cosplay Has Tried To Make Me Invisible

The Establishment | Posted 09.27.2016 | Black Voices
The Establishment

I never considered myself a geek until I picked up a new hobby: costume play, aka cosplay. It’s one of those things that happened organically. Someo...

How Cosplay Helped My Friend Come Out

Matthew Gates | Posted 08.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Gates

It was a sense of security. It was overwhelmingly joyful to find people like me. It made me appreciate the convention environment. Although I did not get the support that I needed, from most of my walks in life, I can always count on my crazy cosplaying friends to make life worthwhile.

Dear Passengers, Please Stop Bringing Batarangs On Planes

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 08.02.2016 | Entertainment

Hey, not all of us can afford a Batplane. Over the past year, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been waging a war against passenge...

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Star ELIZABETH HENSTRIDGE Talks Feminism in Fandoms At Eternal Con!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D actress Elizabeth Henstridge at Eternal Con at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Photo by Anthony Biondolillo Comic-cons are offi...

Tokyo Character Cart Madness

Gail Nakada | Posted 06.13.2016 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Carting like a boss through Shibuya. Photo by Shu Nakada. Tokyo is like a genie in a bottle for gamers. You say you want to dress up like characters...

The Force Is Strong With This Adorable 'Star Wars' Family

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.30.2016 | Parents

Not even a galaxy far, far away is ready for this adorable "Star Wars" family. While attending Salt Lake City's Comic Con FanXperience event last week...

The City in Focus: Silicon Valley Comic Con II

Mark Coggins | Posted 03.23.2016 | San Francisco
Mark Coggins

Image Copyright (c) Mark Coggins, 2016 Cosplayers dressed as Dr. Algernop Krieger and his virtual girlfriend from the TV show Archer at the 2016 Sili...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: PuppyMonkeyBaby, Star Wars, ZhuZhu Pets and Scouring the NYC Toy Fair for Cool Stuff

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.15.2016 | New York
Jon Chattman

On the last day of New York City's 113th North American International Toy Fair - the Western Hemisphere's largest and most important toy show - Februa...

29 Days of Black Cosplay Is One of the Best Hashtags During Black History Month

Erika Hardison | Posted 02.23.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

The hashtag was created to celebrate and support other minority cosplayers. Plus, what better time to celebrate another plateau of black excellency? Black History Month '16 is officially lit.

WiSHCon Enters the Convention Industry, Looks to Break Down Barriers for Women

Alex Lyman | Posted 01.17.2017 | Entertainment
Alex Lyman

The entertainment industry has become increasingly interactive between creators, actors, and fans. Between social media and the various conventions an...

How Attending Comic-Con Tested This Introvert's Comfort Zone

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on It was inevitable that our 5-year-old daughter, Kavya, would inherit our nerdy ways. My wife and I were th...

Learning to Live Outside Your Comfort Zone

George Heymont | Posted 01.03.2017 | Arts
George Heymont

Children can be remarkably resilient. But what about adults who struggle to cope with the demands of their personal and professional lives? Will they happily go with the flow of new-found freedoms and technology? Or will they dig in their heels and resist change with the angry determination of a frightened adolescent?

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 12.02.2016 | Women
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

The key "takeaway" there is that Geek Culture is, indeed, booming. In fact, many Geek Culture obsessions have gone mainstream. And there are some very important reasons for this. Reasons that parents and the world-at-large may need to be more interested in and concerned about.

Someone Wore A Hulkbuster Costume To Comic Con, And It Was Awesome

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.12.2015 | Entertainment

Iron Man Hulkbuster Cosplay Costume at NYCCThis crazy 9.5 foot-tall Iron Man Hulkbuster costume was the best thing at New York's Comic Con.Posted by T...

A Handy Beginner's Guide To Surviving Comic Con

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.12.2015 | Comedy

Many of those who attend San Diego and New York Comic Cons are new to the experience. It can be overwhelming. Your minds will definitely not know what...

11 Women Share How Cosplay Empowers Them

The Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 10.12.2015 | Women

For the ninth year in a row, Comic Con set up shop in New York City. The convention, which took place in New York from October 8th to 11th, celebrates...

The 12 Most Unreal Costumes At Comic Con, And The People Behind Them

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.16.2015 | Comedy

The costumes at Comic Con are often so impressive that you don't even notice them. You simply don't believe they are as good as they are. This year, T...

ComicCon Returns to New York

Tom Falco | Posted 10.08.2016 | New York
Tom Falco

It's that time of year again in New York, if you see Batman or one of the Ninja Turtles or Walking Dead heading down the street, it's not early trick-or-treaters, it's the crowd headed to the Jacob Javits Center for New York ComicCon, the annual fall ritual around these parts.

Helpful Tips for a Comicon First-Timer

Erik Sharkey | Posted 07.03.2016 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

It's that time of year again--the San Diego Comicon (SDCC)! The "Woodstock for nerds," it's the event fans anxiously await every summer.