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Con Reports

PAX East 2018 Sunday Gallery by Zephyrlynk Productions

Posted  April 25, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

On Sunday PAX East 2018 we had Jake from Zephyrlynk Productions join the team. While I was stationed in one spot all day, and Gregg of Wonderllama Photography was off doing Feature Sets, Jake was wandering the halls and show floor. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Pasha Cosplays, Dollilicious, kamarirosa, zeristhusa, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will […]

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Avengers: Infinity War Packs a Gauntlet-Covered Punch

Posted  April 24, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Our policy at Nerd Caliber to never post spoilers in reviews is strained to its limits with Avengers: Infinity War. Even discussing in broad strokes what small problems the movie suffers from would possibly give away enough clues for sharp fans to take away some information about the plot and story of the film. So […]

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PAX East 2018 Feature Set: Critical Role, by Wonderllama Photography

Posted  April 24, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

There was strong representation among cosplayers at PAX East 2018 for the growing media empire that is the web show and podcast Critical Role. Cosplaying as characters from the show in this set are Natalie Fuinha Cosplay as Keyleth, a half-elf druid; ArmariaSeole Cosplay as Vax’ildan, a half-elf rogue, paladin and druid; and Turnfolio Cosplay as Vex’ahlia, a half-elf ranger and rogue. Critical Role features voice […]

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Con Reports

PAX East 2018 Sunday Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter, Part 2

Posted  April 23, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

We have now reached the final gallery from me of cosplay photos taken at PAX East 2018. We will have more galleries from Zephyrlynk Productions as well as more Feature Sets from Wonderllama Photography. But what a way to end the con — getting a chance to shoot photos of Maul Cosplay. Literally minutes before I broke […]

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PAX East 2018 Feature Set: SoulCalibur with Bethany Maddock & Mikal Mosley, by Wonderllama Photo

Posted  April 22, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Bandai Namco was at PAX East 2018 with a demo of their upcoming game SoulCalibur VI. What better way to show off a highly anticipated new release than by having two incredible cosplayers, Bethany Maddock and Mikal Mosley, create all-new cosplays from the upcoming game?  Bethany made a stunning Sophitia, along with her iconic Omega sword and […]

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PAX East 2018 Sunday Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter, Part 1

Posted  April 21, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Sunday at PAX East 2018 was more crowded on the show floor itself than any Sunday I’ve ever seen. But the overall crowds were smaller than Saturday or Friday as is the case with most cons. I still took enough photos of cosplayers for two galleries for the day. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Petry […]

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BroNYCon Winter 2012 Review

Posted  January 9, 2012  by  Kiera Vallone

Manehattan was the place to be on January 7th if you’re a brony. My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fans gathered from across the United States (and even some Canadian bronies were in attendance) at the Hotel Pennslyvania in NYC to celebrate all things pony. The convention got off to a bit of a rough […]

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Mortal Kombat Dancers Battle New York City

Posted  January 9, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Reaching to all the four corners of the internet, faster than any roundhouse kick is the new Mortal Kombat Flash Dance video. In the 1980s, gangs fought over street blocks. In the 1990s, we had gangs fight over colors. Last decade, we had reality shows galore. In 2012, we have Mortal Kombat dancers. This may […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Photography of Kenneth Davis: Fan:Dom 2011

Posted  January 6, 2012  by  Kenneth Davis

If you haven’t read Kenneth Davis’ awesome review of Florida’s Fan:Dom 2011, you really should check it out first. But now we present to you Kenneth Davis’ collection of what he saw at one of the best college-run anime conventions in Florida. If you are in the Florida area and you are interested in getting […]

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Music

New Music Videos from ADAM WARROCK, MEGA RAN and H.W.

Posted  January 5, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

The first video is from the Internet’s foremost comic book rapper. Fresh off an opening run on the mc chris, Race Wars national tour and the success of the internet sensation, The Browncoats Mixtape, Adam WarRock is ringing in the new year by releasing the first single from his upcoming album release, You Dare Call That Thing […]

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FAN:Dom Con Year 2 Review

Posted  January 4, 2012  by  Kenneth Davis

As I had stated once, it appears new cons are popping up all the time lately. College-based conventions are also no exception. FAN:Dom Con would mark the fourth college based convention I have attended. There was MomoCon which was pretty fun, but felt overly crowded. Kaji-Con had a good start, but was lacking attendance. Then […]

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Comedy

Re: All The Goblins

Posted  January 2, 2012  by  Jake Young

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo TOPIC:  The State Government’s Response to the Current Goblin Problem January 2nd, 2012 TITLE: Regarding All The Goblins Albany State University Albany, New York Complete Transcript Governor Cuomo Took To The Podium at 4:33pm To the gathered assemblymen, senators, councilmen, reporters and students, I wish you all a good afternoon and […]

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Tech & Games

Get a Piece of the Action with MY KIND OF TOWN

Posted  December 23, 2011  by  Matt Timmins

My Kind of Town by Your Moves Games is a deceptively simple card game for 2 players. Handsomely produced, with sturdy and glossy cards, and a limited but attractive range of stylized “roaring ‘20s” graphics, the game is a good value, requiring only one $10 deck to play. Each player takes the role of a […]

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Comedy

Jake Young is Afraid of the Dark: Episode Two

Posted  December 21, 2011  by  Jake Young

Jake Young is Afraid of the Dark. In 1992 the Nickelodeon network unveiled a show. This show was so different, so unheard of, so revolutionary that it left a permanent impression on an entire generation of Canadian and American youngsters. That show was “Are You Afraid of The Dark” and its goal was to make […]

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Comic Books

Charley’s War – Hitler’s Youth: A Review

Posted  December 21, 2011  by  David Palmacci

History became a great interest of mine when I started to see it not as dates and classroom lecturing, but as a story. The history of the world is a fascinating tale, because one of the things that make a great story are the characters that fill it. One of the most interesting and devastating […]

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GEEK LOVE: Interview with Sci-Fi Speed Dating host Ryan Glitch

Posted  December 19, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

GEEK LOVE is a show produced by the TLC channel about nerds trying to find a relationship at a speed dating event at the New York Comic Con. I heard about this event when I attended NYCC and I kept this in mind after speaking to an attendee of the sci-fi speed dating and hearing […]

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Articles

Should Anime Conventions Evolve?

Posted  December 18, 2011  by  Even Makara

Anime conventions have always been gatherings celebrated by the nerd counterculture. Anime conventions originated some decades ago as meetings specifically geared toward that which can trace its origins to the island nation of Japan is facing a great expansion in these more recent times. As nerds expand and cross over into different fandoms, the anime […]

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Comedy

Nerdflix: 3 Geeky Gems You Can Stream RIGHT NOW.

Posted  December 13, 2011  by  Jake Young

I use MS Paint, because I can’t afford KidPix.   On a recent episode of my podcast Nerd of Mouth we discussed the first-worldiest of problems; making the most of one’s Netflix subscription. Sure, it seems harmless, sitting there on its own Wii channel or iPad app. Yet most of the time I find myself staring […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Photography of Adam Howell: Nekocon 2011

Posted  December 13, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

Adam Howell is a photographer from North Carolina who loves the art of cosplay. While he takes photos of his friends around different anime conventions, Adam makes sure he takes the time to cosplay as well. Nerd Caliber was fortunate enough to talk to Mr. Howell about how he handles being both a cosplayer and […]

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Literature

Everything I Need To Know I Learned From Dungeons & Dragons: A Review

Posted  December 12, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

Have you ever played so many roleplaying games during your lifetime that you start describing aspects of your life in game terminology? I did. When I was younger, my friends and I played so much Dungeons & Dragons and Palladium that my friends and I would describe a pretty girl as having high charisma or […]

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Music

SUPERCOMMUTER: Chip-Hop’s Finest

Posted  December 11, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

This past summer, I was scrolling through footage on Youtube about events that occurred at PAX Prime 2011, an awesome gaming convention in Seattle, Washington, and I came across some videos of a chip-hop band that performed that weekend called Supercommuter. Supercommuter is a nerdcore hip hop group headed by Optimus Rhyme’s lyrical frontman Wheelie […]

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