So, um, there is a convention held yearly in North Carolina and is essentially a gathering of local folks who like to dress up as mermaids and mermen. Of course it is called ‘merfest‘ because what else would you call it? The best part is, these people get together up to three times a week […]
There are certain things that are just infinitely cool. Two of those things are 3D printers and Batman. But who would’ve ever thought they would be getting mentioned in the same article? Yet here we are, already proving 2015 will be chock full of awesome. Steven Dee of Crimson Coscrafts had the brilliant idea to […]
Geeks Are Sexy is sending corespondent Meredith Placko to Austin, TX next week to cover the annual film, music and multi-media event. And we want to feature you! Austin is known for keeping it weird, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that cosplayers will strut their stuff during the event. If you want to […]
After a year in the planning, and eight months after the close of a successful Kickstarter campaign, the new webseries Sweethearts of the Galaxy has launched with its first episode on YouTube. Written by Michael Premsrirat and directed by Dexter Adriano, Sweethearts is lighthearted comedy what-if, about Katelyn (Kit Quinn), a cosplayer who dresses up […]
Earlier this week two girls in Florida were charged in a case of a young teen who killed herself after a series of hateful texts and continued harassment from her peers. It is rare to see charges pressed against people in cases like this, but it is becoming more common as the victims and their […]
Contributing writer Meredith Placko is hard at work on San Diego Comic Con costumes, but she found time to make this handy flow chart to break down the steps of how to make a costume!
Cosplay is art – That statement has never been more true than looking at the designs and creations of SunsetDragon. A concept artist and designer for a small animation studio in Balitmore, MD by day, Kit spends her off hours, like most cosplayers, slaving away at the sewing machine. She is also a full time […]
Costumes are not consent. It’s a phrase you may be hearing a lot lately, and one we need to keep talking about. In the past few weeks, the internet has exploded with women speaking up about the treatment we receive at conventions and online. This isn’t a new problem that has suddenly presented itself. The […]
BGZ Studios is back with an amazing photo shoot featuring Street Fighter’s Crimson Viper. Photographer: BGZ Studios Cosplayer: Fantasy Ninja Videographer: John Torres
With the huge proliferation of sexy girl outfits–and some that just sort of make you scratch your head with how far they stretch the imagination–I thought it might be time to list some sexy dude outfits for this Halloween season. I mean, sure. I believe that geeks are sexy. I do write for that eponymous […]
Today, we’ve got another set of pics from Dragon Con 2012 to share with you guys. Thanks to IndieNate for capturing these costumed fans at the con for us! Please note that you can find our pictures from Day 1 right here, Day 2 here, day 3 here, and day 4 here.
This epic photo was taken by photographer Darrell Ardita of BGZ Studios. Could totally pass as promo art for Assassin’s Creed Revelation. Also, you’d never guess it, but the mastermind behind this costume (and modeling it) is Atlanta-based prop and costume maker Fev! And yes folks, that’s a she!