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Black History Month The Geeky Way: #28DaysOfBlackCosplay

I didn’t know black people cosplayed. Black people shouldn’t cosplay. These sentiments are exactly why 28 Days of Black Cosplay exists. If you’ve been actively using any popular social media platform in February during the past couple of years, you’ve likely noticed the tag #28DaysOfBlackCosplay tends to be...
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Dammit, Tim. 

Tim Burton, as a fan, I feel like you just pissed in my cereal, man. I tried, for many years, to pretend that you weren’t just another out-of-touch, willfully ignorant Hollywood disappointment of a with a boner for whiteness and eurocentrism. In fact, when I first heard that you’d...
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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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(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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Also Black =/= Followed Back

Do y’all feel like, as black people, you have to automatically and blindly support other black people based solely on your shared status as, you know, black people? In the past few weeks I’ve seen several black cosplayers and other members of “geekdom” throw out the completely bullshit...
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