Posts in "Books"

Actors Anonymous by James Franco

by Lewis Church James Franco, the recent defender of frat pack free speech in The Interview has taken a break from international relations to bring you this, his first novel. He’s in your films, on your television, and now on your bookshelf. It is largely everything that you might expect. Franco is the actor now […]

New York Comic Con

by Dani Aronson and Alicia McMullen aka Tank Girl and Melisandre New York Comic Con seems to get bigger and better every year, and this year was no exception. We attended thought-provoking panels such as #YesAllGeeks: Let’s Talk About Harassment in Fandom and New York TimesOUT: Geeks, Gaymers, and Crossplay. In addition to these important […]

William Burroughs 100 – Nova Convention

Thurston Moore Curates William S. Burroughs Centennial Publication and Exhibition Red Gallery, London July 1st – July 13th, 2014 by Lewis Church William S. Burroughs, the bespectacled countercultural icon that lived a life more extreme than you could possibly imagine, would be 100 years old this year. A wealth of tributes, reminiscences and events […]

MCM London Comic Con 2014

by Lindsey Smith I’m not going to lie, a little part of me was feeling apprehensive about London Comic Con this weekend…. And not just because I chose to cosplay as Louise Belcher (Bob’s Burgers) over Flame Princess (Adventure Time) and was worried that no one would know who I was! (That show does not […]

An evening with Samantha Shannon, Andy Serkis & Jonathan Cavendish

An evening with Samantha Shannon and the Directors of The Imaginarium Studios, Andy Serkis & Jonathan Cavendish Watertones, Piccadilly in London May 2nd, 2014 To celebrate the paperback release of the popular novel The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon, the author was joined by The Imaginarium Studios directors actor Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings) […]

Cracking the Fringe: A New Guide To Blitzing the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

  Jon Gracey (formerly of sketch comedy group The Beta Males) and Viv Egan (shortlisted for the 2011 Allen Wright Award) have created and produced a new guide to navigating the Edinburgh Fringe – the biggest arts festival in the world. Cracking the Fringe makes navigating the Fringe so much easier and has contributions from […]

New York Comic Con 2013

by Dani Aronson and Caitlin Boston There were so many nerdtastic highlights at New York Comic Con this year! Knowing how demanding con’s can be, we showed up with water to stay hydrated, granola bars to power up with, lady loins girded for the onslaught of scantily clad nerd men, and our minds clear for […]

Bridget Jones is Coming

Bridget Jones: Mad about The Boy by author Helen Fielding is on its way to book stores this Thursday October 10th. To coincide with the hotly anticipated release, Helen Fielding will be taking part in two London events on Thursday. 1)  Free book signing Foyles, 113-119 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EB Thursday October 10th, […]

New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2012

by Dani Aronson and Miss Caitlin AKA Hipster Wonder Woman and Hipster Supergirl An army of sexy nerds, cos-players, geeks, heroes and heroines took over the New York Javits Center again this year for New York Comic Con. My cos-playing partner in crime, Hipster Supergirl, and I, Hipster Wonder Woman, were ready to use our […]

NY Comic Con 2011

By Dani Aronson and Jenny… AKA Leela and Jet Girl Leela: When we get off the A train at 34th street and start to make our way to the Javits center, we are walking in a sea of cos players and comic enthusiasts; it’s the pilgrimage of the nerds, and we are instantly excited for […]