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The Problem With Cosplay Trends

Harley Quinn. Deadpool. The blue haired girl from the Me!Me!Me! video. They’re all cosplay trends. You can guarantee on seeing double, triple, and whatever number you can think of seven times over of these cosplays at a convention or on Instagram.  Not to mention that every time a...
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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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Review: Killing Stalking

**Warning: Spoilers ahead ** It’s not a romance. Let’s get that out of the way right now. Killing Stalking, a manga created by the artist Koogi, is a tale best described as a  psychological horror. One cannot call this story of two deeply troubled individuals, one with severely obsessive tendencies,...
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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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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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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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