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Blackface in Cosplay is (Still) Not Ok 

Because I’ve been seeing the issue come up yet again, I feel I should reiterate my stance on it: Blackface, or any other racial variation of the practice, for cosplay is not ok with me. It’s not ok with many people. It is insensitive. It is odd. And...
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Con Review: Holiday Matsuri 2016

From December 16 – 18 of 2016, I attended the holly jolly annual convention known as Holiday Matsuri. It’s essentially big ass nerdy Christmas party, and I fucking love it. This was my third year attending Holiday Matsuri, but my first year attending it as official press, which was super nifty! It...
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My (Late) Overwatch Wishlist and Review

I finally caught up with the times and got a PS4. Along with that, I had to pick up a copy of Overwatch. I’ve been seeing screenshots, memes, and every other form of post imaginable about Overwatch for months. Surprisingly, it lived up to all the hype. I’ve...
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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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Cosplay and Crowdfunding: Dollars and Damns to Give

   I realized I’ve been thinking a lot about other people’s money…and that it’s really none of my business. The issue of crowdfunding in cosplay has come up a lot recently, and I’ve been on the fence about it for awhile. At one point, I was very much...
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