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Cosplaying on a Budget: What to Consider

Cosplaying without a budget is like eating a three pound bag of gummy bears in one session. Fun in the moment, but ultimately there will be consequences. In cosplaying without a budget’s case, the consequences are usually looking at your bank account and seeing a negative sign. This is why ...

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Cosplay Connection – Season 2 Episode 3: Kimchi Kosplay

Kimchi Kosplay

http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/Cosplay_S02E3_Kimchi_Kosplay.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreKimchi Kosplay On this episode of Cosplay Connection, I meet with Jessica Osborne of Kimchi Kosplay. She is a Texas based cosplayer that has some pretty amazing creations. I was first introduced to her ...

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Cosplay in 2017: Predictions and Trends

As the first day of spring  has come and passed another season is announced, cosplay season.  Every year around this time cosplayers start to show off the costumes they’ve been grinding on for the past months. And every year we see cosplay trends explode! With six Marvel movies, two DC films, six ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 91: The Ups and Downs of Conventions

Conventions

http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep91_Ups_and_Downs_With_Cons.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel, Jonathan, Katie and Rooster discuss conventions. Mainly, the good and things done at shows. They discuss everything from lines to tickets and panels. This episode is not intended to bash conventions, it is more ...

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Comic Excitement Convention Happening Now – Downtown Los Angeles

CEC

What are you doing right now? What are you doing this weekend? Do you live in Southern California and you love Comics, Cosplaying, and Excitement? Well I have something here to relieve your boredom, a COMIC CONVENTION! I know right! Amazing! The Comic Excitement Convention is happening right now at ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 84.5: Bell County Comic Con

Bell County Comic Con

http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/www.templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Microscast_Ep4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreBell County Comic Con Central Texas is soon to have another comic convention come August 5 – 6, 2017. This time, the convention will be in Temple of Geek’s stomping grounds of Belton Texas. ...

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Long Beach Comic Con – Sept. 17th & 18th – Highlights

LBCC

The 8th Annual Long Beach Comic Con will take place Saturday, September 17th and 18th, 2016 at the Long Beach Convention Center. This year’s convention will feature an impressive array of more than 120 pop culture guests, more than 130 panels, and unique partnerships with the Columbia Memorial Space Center and Girl Scouts ...

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NerdCon 2016 – A Show for Nerds by Nerds

NerdCon

NerdCon began back in 2014 when 4 Nerds decided to build a nerd convention from the ground up for other nerds like them. This idea transformed into what is now their motto “A Show for Nerds by Nerds.” By creating this convention and continuing to be completely immersed in nerd ...

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Anime Fest 2016

Anime Fest was held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on August 12th-15th. I arrived with my friends at the hotel Friday afternoon and it was the most clustered I had seen the hotel all weekend. Parking and valet garage full, about a 15 minute wait to get our car up ...

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MCM London Comic Con 2016 – A Day On

On the last weekend in May, a record-breaking 133,156 people showed up at the Excel Centre in London to attend MCM London Comic Con; a three day pop-culture affair. I was fortunate enough to be granted press passes to the event and here are the photos and videos I collected from the show. Enjoy! ...

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See William Shatner for Free at Fan Expo Dallas

Celebrating Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary, Legendary Captain Kirk to Officially Open Convention with Free Presentation on June 3     DALLAS, DATE – Half a century ago, Capt. James T. Kirk and his brave crew embarked on a 5-year mission into the final frontier, exploring strange new worlds, seeking out ...

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Heart of Texas Comic-con Highlife Video Con Carne

HOTcon was this past weekend, Temple of Geek was there and had a blast. Here’s a quick video with more content coming soon. Temple of Geek Contributor

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Hero Con Toy Show – March 5th 2016

Temple of Geek we be hitting up the streets of Austin Texas to attend a Toy Show! Our friends, Hero Con will be putting on the show. This would not be Hero Con without Cosplay. Hero Con announced that they will have special cosplay guests on hand for photo ops. ...

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Cosplayers of the 2016 Long Beach Comic Expo

Cosplaying is perhaps one of the most unique things I have ever seen. Sure I have seen people dress up for Halloween or costume parties, but Cosplaying is something entirely different. The people who put together these cosplays spend months, sometimes even years perfecting every aspect of their cosplay. Finding ...

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Dallas Fan Days – Double XP Puppy Monkey Baby Weekend

Temple of Geek was knocking off the rust at Dallas Fan Days this Valentines weekend.  As Danny sought out celebrity memorabilia I was hard working to bring you entertainment.  With new untested equipment in tow I hit the convention like I knew what I was doing.  Sadly though I didn’t. ...

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ToG at the Con – Dallas Fan Days 2016

Another year, another con for the Temple of Geek crew. This year, Jeff and myself headed to Irving Texas for Fan Days 2016. This year’s featured guest, Stephen Amell! We arrived at the Irving Convention Center and met with Susan Friedman and her staff with the Gentry Agency to check in. They ...

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Cosplay Connection Episode 3 – Lonstermash

http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/Cosplay_Ep3_Lonstermash.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreIn this episode of Cosplay Connection, I got the opportunity to sit down with Lonstermash to get his cosplay origin story and what he has been up to since he started cosplaying. I first ...

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ToG at the Con – Wizard World Austin 2015

Wizard World 2015 was the con that almost was not meant to be for Temple of Geek! On Friday, I decided to take the trip to Austin Texas to head to the convention. Little did I know, Texas was being hit with a huge storm that caused many parts to ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Special: On The Road Again

http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Spcial_On_The_Road_Edition.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel and Jeff take a road trip and discuss the Wizard World Austin Convention. They then transition to Star Wars The Force Awakens. This episode was recorded while on the road, so there is authentic ...

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ToG at the Con – Dallas Fan Days 2015

On Saturday, October 17 2015, Temple of Geek took a trip to Dallas. It was a journey that played out like a Greek tragedy but that’s a tale for another time my friends. The Irving center was packed with three floors of geeky goodness. We hit the vendors floor first. We gazed ...

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Cosplay Connection Episode 2 – Toria Costuming, Design & Cosplay

http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/Cosplay_Ep2_Toria_Cosplay.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreIn this episode, Danniel meets with Toria of Toria Costuming, Design & Cosplay. Please feel free to comment below. If you want to see more from our guest, you can visit her Facebook page ...

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Nerd-Con 2015 – A Convention for Nerds by Nerds

Nerd-Con 2015 is described as one of “the quickest growing Nerd Convention[s] in Southern California, for Nerds by Nerds.” According to the Nerd-Con Facebook page description, 4 Nerds came up with the idea to put on a nerd convention completely built from the ground up only by nerds. This idea spread into ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 32: What Are You Doing Now?

http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep32_What_Are_You_Doing_Now.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel, Katie, Marcus, and Stacy discuss different topics ranging from Han Solo’s bastard children to being catfished on AIM. This episode has a lot of topics. This was a fun episode. Enjoy! PODCAST ADMIN ...

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The “Amazing” Con that rocked Houston

That’s right! Amazing rocked Houston Texas this weekend with an (dare I say it?) AMAZING show! Temple of Geek was there on Saturday to take in the con and get the scoop. We did not have any idea what to expect as this was our first time attending this con. ...

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Convention Brings Comics, Celebrities, Costumes to Houston Labor Day weekend

Amazing Houston Comic Con brings Deadpool Creator ROB LIEFELD to George R. Brown Convention Center September 4-6 HOUSTON, Tex. (August 3, 2015) – Thousands of comic book fans will descend upon Houston Labor Day weekend for the second annual Amazing Houston Comic Convention. This event will bring the creators behind ...

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The Force Awakens Around the World: Star Wars Fans Invited to Join Epic Global Event

In a “first ever” for a franchise that in many ways pioneered that very phrase, Star Wars: The Force Awakens products are set to be unveiled in the world’s first-ever global live unboxing event. Over the course of 18 hours, in 15 cities, and 12 countries, the event will roll ...

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With all this commotion about Star Wars, what about Star Trek?

There is a Star Trek Convention approaching at Warp Speed, commencing StarDate 69061.2 or in laments terms EarthDate, August 6-9. Destination Las Vegas, home to one of Official Star Trek conventions. As with these franchises becoming bigger and better so are their convention counterparts. As the demand for better story ...

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The Secret Star Wars Concert at San Diego Comic Con

On Friday, the Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel ended with JJ Abrams inviting 6,500 fans that were in Hall to see a free concert from the STAR WARS saga. Temple of Geek also learned that Verizon gave 100 lucky Comic Con attendees (+ guest) access to the surprise concert, just ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 19: Week of June 6th, 2015

http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep19_Week_Of_June_6th.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreTemple of Geek visit Dallas Comic Con and Hero Con Austin. The geeks then decide to discuss the big “N”. This was a Power Ranger week for us! PODCAST ADMIN The Temple of Geek ...

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Thirty Somethings with Attitudes

Tog was in the ATX hitting the mean streets of the Lone Star’s Capital City today.  Spirits were high as we were finally closing in on the elusive David Fielding, aka Zordon, who was the featured guest at this year’s Hero Con.  Feeling a bit antsy, we took in the ...

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Sunday Funday or Those Damn Amateurs

Temple of Geek had a strong showing at the Dallas Comic Con this year. With different teams there on different days with different agendas. On Sunday, Team Slade was itching to take this baby to the next level. With our “wish list” just scoffed at and thrown in the trash, ...

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ToG at the Con – The Hot Con 2015

Well the Heart of Texas Comic Con in Waco has come and gone. The celebrities awaited enthusiastic fans, a small army of cosplayers entertained the masses, and vendors showcased treasures that spanned many genres maybe even space and time itself. Nichelle Nichols, aka Lt. Uhura, still shines and drew Trek ...

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The Hot Con 2015 (Sun)

Our second day at the convention was just as fun as our first! Here are some of the cos-players that were present on Sunday! Danniel Slade Slade started Temple of Geek in 2012 with his friend as a podcast. Since then, it has become a lot more. His obsessions are ...

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The Hot Con 2015 (Sat)

We just got back from the Heart of Texas Comic Con 2015 and here are some of the cosplayers and fans that spoke with while we were attending. Danniel Slade Slade started Temple of Geek in 2012 with his friend as a podcast. Since then, it has become a lot ...

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