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FOTOBOM: EARTH PRIME TIME @ SUPER MEGAFEST 2013

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Yo Joe! Getting throttled by the drill Sergent of my childhood, Sgt. Slaughter, just minutes after meeting fellow Arashikage Clan Member Snake-Eyes Ray Park so that we can team up with Scarlett to take on the Baroness and some Cobra troopers before hoping in the TARDIS to escape the Daleks was not another pumpkin coffee induced daydream. Continue reading

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EARTH PRIME TIME: COMIC FAN INVADES ANIME BOSTON 2013

X-23 and Deadpool Finn at Anime Boston 2013 - Photo by Stacey Rizoli
Comic book fans and enthusiasts of any niche pop culture genre can be secular at times, closed minded, and exclusionary. It is the nature of the thing, I suppose, to be deeply invested and engaged by taking ownership of what appeals to you and what may become the building blocks of your identity. I’ve ignored the last ten Anime Boston conventions on this narrow-minded reasoning. After the Marathon bombings postponing Boston Comic Con this year, I put on my black costume karate gi to embrace the sense of pride and engagement with the nerd fan community that one can only get at a large convention in your hometown. This is how I, as a superhero comic fan, learned to stop worrying and love Anime Boston 2013. Continue reading

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HADOUKEN COUTURE: TEGAN DOUCET, COSPLAYER

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In a world where most aspiring designers wants to be the next Michael Kors, Tegan V. Doucet just wants to design costumes. Continue reading

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GEEK CHIC: CATSUITS, CATCALLS, AND CREEPS

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“But it’s also an extension of the way society as a whole views and treats women. We are still, in the 21st century, trying to get people to understand that ‘look at how she’s dressed’ isn’t an excuse for sexual harassment.” Continue reading