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I’m a Pervert and Other News

The Other News I haven’t written in a while. Shame on me, but I’m here to make up for lost time! In between playing Pokemon Go and counting down the time until the Suicide Squad Premiere, I recently ventured into the creation of my own Patreon account, but...
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10 Black Cosplayers I Love

Title is self explanatory. As a black cosplayer, I’ve experienced some backlash over my choice to sometimes cosplay characters who don’t share my racial background or color. Luckily, seeing other pigmented peeps make some amazing cosplays has helped me truly not give two shits and a sheet of craft...
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RE: “GitS: Is This Really a Case of Whitewashing?”

Background Recently, one of my peers (fellow writer and cosplayer) decided to foolishly play devil’s advocate in discussing the controversy surrounding Scarlett Johansson being cast as Motoko Kusanagi in Hollywood’s upcoming Ghost in the Shell movie. Motoko is a Japanese character, and Johansson is not Japanese (or even...
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Fans and Follows: How to Not Be the Worst 

I know it’s trendy and super cool to have a page dedicated to your copslay, be it on Tumblr, Facebook, Instagram, or other social media networks. I get it. I have a page for each, plus this entire fucking website that includes links to those pages in every article...
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Who Should You Cosplay?

Short answer Whoever the fuck you want, peeps! Seriously. It’s that simple. There are no rules. Cosplay whoever you want, man. Cosplay a character whose design you love. Cosplay a character whose story you love. Cosplay a character you just really fucking love. That’s all there is to...
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PSA: Nerds Are Not Oppressed

Dear fellow nerds, Please understand that we are not an oppressed group. There are no institutional or societal systems stacked against us all because we happen to like cartoons and games and fantasy settings a little more than what may considered acceptable for adults. Please stop comparing someone...
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(Another) Spider-Man and (Black) Mary Jane

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but there’s going to be yet another set of big box office Spider-Man flicks. We were caught in a web of entertainment with Toby Maguire’s Peter Parker, even as we cringed through the absurdity of Spider-Man 3. We were all crying into...
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RE: CosModel Drama Has to Stop

So there’s an article going around and I’m going to come right out and say that I hate nearly everything about it. It is entitled “CosModel Drama Has to Stop” I won’t be linking it here because I honestly don’t want to give that shitty article any page...
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