Posts Tagged ‘Ghostbusters Cosplay’

As we reported on back in June of 2016, former ‘Carolina Ghostbusters’ cosplay fan group leader Michael ‘Doc’ Robert Geressy has been convicted of child solicitation.

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Geressy and his ECTO-1 replica car (fair use/public domain)

Geressy, 37, of Gastonia, North Carolina, pleaded guilty to solicitation of a child by a computer Monday at the Lincoln County (NC) Courthouse. He will serve 75 days in prison followed by four months of electric monitoring. Geressy will then be required to register as a sex offender for 30 years.

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Friday, July 15, 2016 marks the official US theatrical release of Ghostbusters – the remake/reboot of the 1980s original. Nerd Nation Magazine was in attendance for the official early press screening on Tuesday, July 12 courtesy of Sony/Columbia Pictures, Allied Marketing, and Regal Cinemas.

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(image courtesy of Sony/Columbia Pictures)

As anyone with an internet connection can probably tell you, the Ghostbusters remake has had the internet absolutely ablaze with very polarizing responses ever since its first trailer hit the web back in March. In fact, the trailer was so polarizing that it actually became the single most “disliked” movie trailer in YouTube history. But enough about that, let’s get down to the real question on everyone’s minds… was the movie itself any good?
Read on to see for yourselves!

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LINCOLNTON, NC – Former ‘Carolina Ghostbusters’ fan group leader, and prominent southeastern regional cosplayer and entertainer Michael ‘Doc’ Robert Geressy has been charged with soliciting children for sex, according to the Lincoln County Police Department.

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mug shot (courtesy of Lincolnton Police Department)

Police arrested Geressy on Friday, June 10, for soliciting a child for sex act by a computer and appearing, following a sting operation wherein police posed as a 14-year-old girl on social media. After the two allegedy discussed meeting to engage in sexual activity, Geressy was arrested upon arrival at the undisclosed location near Charlotte, NC.

Police say they discovered Geressy dressed in a “Men in Black” cosplay (including a black suit, black tie, and black sunglasses) and driving a 1987 Ford Crown Victoria, the exact replica of the car used in the “Men in Black” movie franchise, that had been modified to match the gadgets used in the films.

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