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There's Nothing Weird About Being A Comic Con Geek

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 10.09.2014 | Science

Comic Con will descend on New York this weekend, and we're here to set the record straight about the sci-fi geeks who will show up for the event. I...

3D Lytro Illum Photos: Awesome Costumes at Pax Gaming Convention

Mike Sternoff | Posted 09.02.2014 | Arts
Mike Sternoff

Lytro pictures are interactive photos built for the web. The camera incorporates a new technology known as light-field photography.

Comic Con 2014: Amended Schedule

Spencer Green | Posted 09.27.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

12:30pm - MEETUP: The People Who Hated the Last Episode of Lost Meet the People Who Are Still Upset Over Ben Affleck as Batman, and Hug

Sexual Harassment At Comic-Con

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very re...

I'm With Stupid: Saving Me From My Suspect Cycling Skills

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I want to take this opportunity to wish my mother, who turns a year older today, a very happy birthday, although I fear she won't have one.

The Best Cosplay From Comic-Con 2014 So Far

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment

It's only Day 3 of San Diego Comic-Con, but the convention has already blessed us with so much. There was a really happy Benedict Cumberbatch, a hilar...

Sex, Drugs and Superheroes at Comic-Con International: San Diego

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 09.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Savas Abadsidis

David Reddish knows superheroes. And sex. And drugs. So much so that his book Sex, Drugs and Superheroes has served as a de facto gay guide to Comic-Con International: San Diego. On the eve of this year's Con, I spoke to David about what he loves, what he hates and what to do if you visit.

Songbirds and Superwomen

Graham Milne | Posted 08.31.2014 | Books
Graham Milne

Emmie Mears has been searching for superwomen her entire life.

This Tiny 'Predator' Will Kill You.. With Cuteness

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Comedy

The latest incarnation of the iconic film villain "Predator" is about a fraction of the size of the old one and has a new weapon in its arsenal that A...

Star Wars Endures: May the 4th Be With You. Always.

Edward Headington | Posted 07.08.2014 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

The French have accused Hollywood -- and the United States by extension -- of culture imperialism from time to time but let's face it. You just can't keep good 'ol American pop culture in the armoire anymore.

Why 'Star Wars' Matters

Troy Campbell | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

On "May the Fourth Be With You" Day, droves of Americans will dress up and celebrate, and I will be one of them.

Who Wore It Better: These Anime Characters Or Their Poser Humans?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 04.08.2014 | TV

Anime fans are a devoted bunch, showing up to anime conventions en force to profess their deep, deep love for the animated art form -- a style that fo...

Mardi Gras: The Chewbacchus Parade and Midori Tajiri-Byrd, Krewe Of P. U. E. W. C.

Kenny Klein | Posted 04.21.2014 | Entertainment
Kenny Klein

Midori is captain of the Mystic Krewe Of P. U. E. W. C. (People for the Inclusion of Unicorns, Elves, and Winebots in Chewbacchus), a sub-krewe of the Chewbacchus parade made up of, you guessed it, unicorns, elves and winebots. Here are some things Midori and I discussed.

Inside A Growing Subculture Where Costumes Are A Way Of Life

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts

The world of cosplay -- "costume play," for the uninitiated -- is as nebulous as it is distinct. The concept is easy enough to understand: humans dres...

Still Need Halloween Inspiration?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.31.2013 | Weird News

For the first time ever Geeks are Sexy made its way to MCM London Comic Con. You might not look as awesome as some of these cosplayers, but these ...

LOOK: The 'Sexiest And Most Talented' Female Cosplayers

Posted 10.23.2013 | Miami

When the New York Post published a scathing critique of cosplay -- calling enthusiasts "weird" and "confused" -- Miami-area cosplayer Jonathan Stryker...

NYCC '13: 71 Reasons Cosplay Is For Everyone (PHOTOS)

Adam Clement | Posted 12.16.2013 | Entertainment
Adam Clement

Reporting from the show floor at this year's New York Comic Con this past weekend, I arrived at the Jacob Javits Center dressed in a cosplay of my own (my second go as Scott Pilgrim) with my barely-cutting-it-for-camera-quality iPhone in tow to capture just how diverse an otherwise minority obsession has become. Because whether you believe it or not, it's not just a hobby that enables us to be anyone -- it simply is for everyone. Here's why.

Which Cosplayer Wins?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News

With New York Comic Con happening, and Halloween fast approaching, people everywhere are scrambling to get their costumes together fast. If you're hav...

Does Mood Affect Decision Making? (VIDEO)

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

People who are annoyed are more likely to use language that is harsh, defiant, violent and crude. In other words, things that happen at point "A" in your day/life can have a profound effect on how you behave at point "B" in your life, often times regardless of the amount of time that elapses between the two events.

You Can't Keep a Good Goth Dead

Dori Hartley | Posted 11.11.2013 | Comedy
Dori Hartley

Being an ancient geezer has allowed me two great insights into my own personal character; the first is that, no matter what, I'm a Goth, and the second is, I'm smart enough to know not to dress like one.

Adam Savage on Fandom

Bryan Young | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
Bryan Young

Through his career, Adam has taken very seriously the responsibility, through his show and other avenues, promoting the passion for learning and discovery that is a hallmark of his personality.

Unconventional Conventions: How SDCC Redefined An 'Un-cool' Word

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 09.24.2013 | Media
Preetam Kaushik

Joss Whedon announced the title of the next Avengers film, Avengers: Age of Ultron. The next Captain America and Thor movies were also announced. X-Men fans almost had a "nerdgasm" as the posters for X-Men: Days of Future Past were revealed.

Rob Huebel Talks "Hell Baby," "Childrens Hospital" Season 5, and Secret Comic-Con Sex Parties (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

It seems as if comedian and actor Rob Huebel got himself a bit lost at San Diego Comic-Con, so we sent Ethan Newberry to dig him out of his confusio...

iJustine Cosplays "Hardwired" With Google Glass and Fangirls Over Stan Lee at Comic-Con 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.20.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

YouTube superstar and all-around tech geek iJustine stopped by the Nerd HQ stage at San Diego Comic-Con 2013 to chat about designing her "Hardwired"...

Jay Mewes Reveals The 5 Most Unbelievably Awkward Moments In Comic-Con History (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.17.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

With San Diego Comic-Con 2013 already under way, we recruited our shameless friend, Jason Mewes, to help us count down the most painfully awkward mo...