CONVENTION REPORT: RuffleCon 2016 (Stamford, CT)

Lace, leather, bonnets, and top hats are only a few of the fashion statements that can be found at RuffleCon hosted in Stamford, Connecticut. RuffleCon is the ONLY alternative fashion convention on the east coast and one of the few conventions within the United States. This year marked the convention’s third show. I was invited to…

CONVENTION REPORT: HeroesCon 2016 (Charlotte, NC)

When you talk about big, prestigous conventions around the United States, you simply cannot have that conversation without mentioning HeroesCon. All the way back in 1982, Shelton Drum, owner of Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find (better known locally as ‘Heroes Comics’) launched the very first HeroesCon in Charlotte, North Carolina. More than three decades later,…

CONVENTION REPORT: ConCarolinas 2016 (Concord, NC)

The Nerd Nation troupe descended upon Concord, North Carolina (north suburb just outside Charlotte) again this year for another installment of the popular ConCarolinas. Three days packed full of fandom, film, music, and parties; held at the very properly nice Embassy Suites Charlotte-Concord Convention Center. This has quickly become one of the big stops for…