Category Archives: conventions

Nostalgia

“There’s this deep level of sentimentality drawing back to the time they were first introduced to that film, character, story, or whatever. When they think on it, when they reflect on it, it brings up all these positive feelings and … Continue reading

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Star Wars Chick Essentials

A while back, you may recall I wrote about my visit to Disneyland and chronicled the fun Stars Wars stuff to do and buy there (the blog is here). I mentioned the Star Wars Zip Satchel by Dooney & Bourke … Continue reading

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The Taking of an Idol

The passing of Christina Grimmie was very traumatic in the pop culture world, and I wanted to write about it sooner, but given the devastating Pulse Nightclub massacre that happened in the very same town the very same weekend, I … Continue reading

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Funko Funatic (Fanatic) of the Week

Did you know that Funko, the toy company that makes Pop! figures and other cute replicas of your favorite pop culture icons, has a Funatic AKA Fanatic of the Week contest? Every week, they choose a fan with an interesting story … Continue reading

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Funky Funko Display Options

Ever since Funko revealed the prototype of the first Pop Vinyl figure at San Diego Comic Con a few years back, the line of figures has blown up in popularity. People collect them, in all sizes, from film heroes to … Continue reading

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Fans in the News – December 2015

Okay, let’s get this out of the way. So this happened: a Walking Dead fan bit Norman Reedus at a Walker Stalker Con event. She is aware her behavior was out of control and she regrets it, and she has … Continue reading

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Again – The Bronies are Alright

Do you still think that Bronies aka adult male fans of “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” are lame, not masculine, anti-social, and have no lives? A related question – what’s it like, being stuck back in 2010? Here are … Continue reading

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