Posts tagged "cosplay"

White Americans Don’t Think Race Played A Part In The Deaths Of Mike Brown Or Eric Garner

There is a tremendous divide between Black and White perceptions of the Mike Brown and Eric Garner cases, with the majority of White Americans convinced that race did not…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Which Halloween Costume Was Most Googled In Your State?

Worried that you’ll show up to tonight’s costume party wearing the same “Frozen” princess costume as every other woman who wanted to wear something “pretty” for Halloween this year? You…

Katie Oldenburg | October 31, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Hell Yes To This Documentary Series About Cosplaying!

YouTuber Todd Kenreck of Invader Boom has begun a documentary series on cosplaying called “Cosplay Boom,” the first episode of which has been released and future episodes of which depend…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 6, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Taylor Swift Admits She And Lena Dunham Like To Cosplay As Oregon Trail Characters

I woke up this morning to a frantic slew of text messages from one of my best girlfriends – the Taylor Swift to my Lena Dunham – telling me to…

The Gloss | September 9, 2014 - 12:15 pm

Watch Jimmy Kimmel Ask Comic-Con Cosplayers About Their Sex Lives

You know you were wondering about it! Jimmy Kimmel sent a camera crew to Comic-Con to ask cosplayers — that is, people who wear costumes often based on characters from…

Claire Hannum | July 29, 2014 - 12:30 pm

PurrVerse: Autobiography Of A Queer Gamer Girl

My first real game, the one I remember best, was Zork — good, old-fashioned white text on a black background. I was obsessed with it, the challenges intrinsic in playing it,…

Kitty Stryker | July 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm

“Game Of Thrones” + Cosplay + Piano = Perfect Weirdness

For those of you that don’t know (as I did not just a mere 10 minutes ago), “cosplay” is when people dress up like characters from fictional stories, usually in…

Mary Odell | June 10, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Essential Gear For Anybody With A Unicorn Sexual Fetish

It takes all kinds, right? Some like vanilla, others chocolate. And some folks have a rather sexual association with unicorns. Fancy a unicorn hoof boot, do you? Well, wonderful. We’ve…

Julie Gerstein | March 4, 2013 - 3:40 pm

True Story: I’m A Black Female Cosplayer (And Some People Don’t Like That)

Once upon a time, I inadvertently started a cosplay race war on Tumblr. Whoops.

So, here’s the deal: I’m a cosplayer. If you don’t already know one of…

Chaka Cumberbatch | February 5, 2013 - 2:00 pm

8-Year-Old Girl Gets Head Start On Cosplay, Goes To School As Different Historical Figure Almost Every Day

Omaha, Nebraska third grader Stella Ehrhart is my new hero. Since the second day of second grade, Stella, age eight, has gone to school dressed as a different person—sometimes fictional, mostly historical—almost…

The Mary Sue | October 20, 2012 - 3:30 pm

15 Kick-Ass Lady Cosplayers At New York Comic-Con

While putting together my Halloween inspiration board for Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen (from “Game of Thrones”) I developed a serious appreciation for cosplayers. “Cosplay,” for those of you who don’t know,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 18, 2011 - 3:00 pm

A Marriage Of Video Gaming And Burlesque

Most guy gamers have dreamed of getting with one of the scantily-clad female characters, whether it’s Princess Zelda, Chung Li, or Bloodrayne. Now their fantasies have been answered.

Annika Harris | July 6, 2009 - 11:00 am

Roleplaying For Women At Tokyo Cafe

A Japanese cafe devoted to “boy-love manga,” or comics about boy-boy romance for female readers, the first of its kind, opened late last year. Business is going well so far…

Catherine Strawn | March 3, 2008 - 4:30 pm