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Surviving at Dragon*Con

Following my Pre-Planning post…We’re 30-ish days from Dragon Con, and this may be your first year going! Never to fret, Dragon is the most nerd-friendly place! Get ready to hang out with 60,000 of your closest (new) friends! Labor Day weekend in Atlanta is busy – and HOT. There are several things going on in…

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Dragon*Con Packing List

General – Dragon*Con Packing List Costumes: List each costume and pieces for it. I actually have a spreadsheet of this I do yearly. Wigs and wig caps Accessories Wig stand and styling tools Shoes Props Clothes: Shirts Pants / shorts Underoos Socks Comfy shoes PJs Toiletries: Shampoo / conditioner Deodorant Body wash Loofa Makeup remover…

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Crowdfunding Cosplay? Are you Serious?

Now before you guys start flaming my PERSONAL blog with your comments, please remember that this is again, MY personal blog and rant. This is a general response to Maya Dinerstein’s article titled “Crowdfunding Cosplay” – which can be found via the link. Costuming and cosplay is an expensive hobby. A VERY expensive hobby. I don’t know any costumer…

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Pre-Dragon*Con 2014 Planning!

AKA Revenge of the Planning Post! It’s that time of year again, folks! A little more than a month until Dragon*Con! 41 Days. This of course means time to get serious, if not start to panic a little. With all of the insanity that goes into this convention, I like to TRY to keep organized. With that being said, it’s…

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HEROCRATE Preview

Working with The Nerd 411, I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to preview / review a crate for HEROCRATE – A monthly hero-themed mystery package. I was asked to do an unboxing and give my thoughts and opinions on the items inside! A little bit about HEROCRATE… Every month a new hero is…