Ever heard of Harleypool? Harleypool is a fandom that explores alternate scenarios of Deadpool and Harley Quinn together. Some of the stories are adventerous, some comedic, some romantic or a combination of the three. At MASSsive Comic Con, a comic book convention in Worcester, Mass., we asked cosplayers who they thought would make a better pair, […]
This January at the science fiction and fantasy convention Arisia in Boston, we had the chance to interview one of the hottest authors in sci-fi of the past decade, John Scalzi. Scalzi, author of books like Redshirts and the Old Man’s War series among others, was the author guest of honor at the convention. Our […]
At Gen Con 2015, in Indianapolis, IN, we wanted to ask cosplayers to name their favorite board game. We asked KIA Cosplay, dressed as Bonnie, that friendly bunny from Five Nights At Freddy’s, to ask the question for us, and maybe this time to not kill anybody. Filmed by Michael Elliott!
The Internet is blowing up over the phenomenally accurate cosplayer Real Life Peter Griffin, who was doing standup to fill time during the judges’ deliberations at the most recent Great Allentown Comic Con. But we were lucky enough to have our own Unemployed Skeletor interview him at New York Comic Con last fall. Watch as […]
More cosplay goodness from the city that actuarial tables built! Our latest video interview from Hartford Comic Con 2014 is with Jaime Poison, cosplaying as The Scarlet Witch! Photos by Cantera Cosplay and FirstPerson Shooter!
We interview actors Robert Knepper (Prison Break), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes), and Edward Burns about preparing for their roles in MOB CITY. Mob City is an upcoming television series created by Frank Darabont for TNT.
Editor’s Note: Nerd Caliber is doing a bi-weekly series of interviews with cosplayers from all walks of life. Our goal is to look behind the masks and make-up and discover who are these creative persons that make up the cosplay community. NC: What inspired you to get into cosplay and how long have you been […]
We interview photographer Ashley Badie, owner of AshB Images about her love for cosplay photography and what she thinks about shooting at different conventions. Filmed at Otakon 2013. Also includes cosplayers SunsetDragon as Merida and Silva Halo as the Black Cat. You can find more information about AshB Images here! Interview conducted by Spectra Cosplay.
At PAX East 2013, we get a chance to do an interview with Julien Pirou, who is the Creative Designer & Writer for the new Might and Magic X Legacy game coming soon! If you are fan of the classic rpg, you will definitely want to check out our interview.
I’ve always been a big fan of Propped Up Creations‘ work on video game cosplay, and was fortunate to be a part of a creative photoshoot of their Mass Effect characters running for President at the New York Comic Con last year. This year at PAX East they unveiled their Portal cosplays of GLaDOS, Chell […]
Coming soon to consoles and PCs everywhere comes the latest installment from the Call of Juarez series, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger. At PAX East 2013, we met up and interviewed Blazej Krakowiak of Polish game makers Techland about the game, such as the story elements and the amount of historical research that went into it. […]
In our latest article with cosplayer Nicole Marie Jean, not only do we have a great set of photos of her Red Sonja cosplay taken by FirstPerson Shooter but we also have an video interview with her as well. The photos were shot in Megacon 2013 but the video, interviewed by Jibrii Ransom, was filmed […]
As much as I love the big cons like SDCC, the local and smaller conventions have a more intimate feel. You have a better chance to talk to celebrities, socialize with new artists and talent and make new friends! Subject 5 Con is a local sci-fi convention in Los Angeles, CA. It is named for […]
Nerd Caliber is privileged with the opportunity to interview Atlanta-based cosplayer Katie George! Katie is highly experienced and immersed in the cosplay community, with over 80 creations under her belt. She has been on the convention scene for over 10 years and holds a BFA in Costume and Makeup Design from Auburn University. Last year, […]
Our Day Two coverage of Ohayocon 2013, I let The Joker and guest star Deadpool venture around the con and interview cosplayers. I think I’ve made a terrible mistake. Joker cosplayer is Brady Hall. Deadpool is Kyle Akers.
Ashphord Jacoway and Kari Lane went to the red carpet premiere of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (Part Two) for Nerd Caliber and interviewed the actors and creators that were involved like Peter Weller (Robocop), DC Universe Executive Producer Bruce Timm, Voice Director Andrea Romano and more! Check out the video below! Filmed by Kari Lane. […]
Check out these awesome pictures of a Princess Merida cosplay from the Pixar animated movie Brave taken by John Riley of Red Zebra Photography at Arisia 2013. Included below is a video interview with the cosplayer conducted by Shauna Leva (and videotaped by Kelley Griffin).
We sent The Joker to interview cosplayers at Ohayocon 2013, an anime convention in Columbus, Ohio. This is footage of day one (Friday) at the convention. Subscribe to see more of our interviews at Ohayocon! Some with The Joker! Our interviewer (The Joker) was played by Brady Hall. ******* If you like what you see, […]
If you browse through Tumblr, Facebook and meme-themed websites like 9GAG, most likely you will have come across this image: This image has set off a huge reaction all across the web. There have been jokes such as this one below: What has been the most interesting is the different comments that appear on Facebook […]
Nerd Caliber had the privilege to interview popular voice actor Kari Wahlgren about her work as the character Allie Underhill on The Hub Channel’s KAIJUDO: RISE OF THE DUEL MASTERS series. We talk to her about her contribution to the character’s personality, the Kaijudo series and what would be her secret voice over dream job. […]
There are many musicians vying for your time, efforts, and money. One such musician is the darkly soulful, and uplifting deep Eli August. I had the opportunity to sit down and have a brief conversation with Eli. Ashley: What’s say we start with the usual question that you’re ALWAYS asked… Can you describe your music? […]
We interview Rooster Teeth’s Matt Hullum (Rooster Teeth Co-Founder, “Red vs. Blue” Writer/Director/Voice of “Sarge”) and Kathleen Zuelch (“Red vs. Blue” Season 10 Producer/Voice of “Tex”) at the New York Comic Con 2012. And don’t forget that they also recently released The Best Red vs. Blue DVD. Ever. Of All Time. And right now it’s […]
Comedian Kevin Conn interviews cosplayer Freddie Nova as (S)He-Man, Superhero Photographer Adam Jay and Carlos Blanchard about the Venom controversy, their inspirations, and Freddie Nova’s cosplay origins. For those of you that aren’t familiar with the Freddie Nova – Venom controversy, she did a great shoot with Adam Jay of a cosplay of Venom possessing […]
SyFy Channel’s supernatural series Lost Girl: Season One is now available on DVD. And to celebrate their success we have for you a series of interviews with cast members Ksenia Solo (Kenzi), Zoie Palmer (Lauren), and Rick Howland (Trick ). We find out some interesting things about the show from these actors, such as whether Ksenia speaks […]
At the New York Comic Con 2012, we interviewed Bruce Timm and Andrea Romano, who for those that follow the DC Animated Universe know that they are some of the architects behind those great animated features. In support of their work, we included a trailer of the next animated movie, The Dark Knight Returns Part […]
At the New York Comic Con 2012, Nerd Caliber took part of a roundtable discussion with comedian and actor Nick Kroll and other creators to talk about Comedy Central’s The Nick Show Kroll.
Everybody has complained at one point in their lives about how much they hated their job, but not too many people have complained about it while cleaning brain matter from a crime scene. We interview actors Mary Lynn Rajskub, Jamie Clayton, Hank Harris who are all part of the very funny web series DIRTY WORK […]
Stan Lee made a surprise appearance at our roundtable discussions with Adrianne Curry and Peter David at the New York Comic Con. Stan Lee only had a few minutes to give us a chance to not only talk about his new Youtube web series, World of Heroes, but also his thoughts on reboots and his […]
Warning: Language Not Safe For Work We interview Adrianne Curry about her new nerd web series for Stan Lee’s World of Heroes as well as how she feels playing World of Warcraft, growing up a nerd and what she thinks of others who question her geek identity. Adrianne Curry is very frank about why her […]
Lucretia Dearfour interviews popular cosplayer Kit Quinn about her latest cosplay of Marvel Comics’ Spider-Woman, and Lana Kane from the Archer animated series. She shares with us her views about different conventions, judging, and why she loves Spider-Woman and Wonder Woman. Filmed at the New York Comic Con 2012. Photography for Spider-Woman was done by the […]
Ashphord of Chocolate Covered Cosplay interview the owners of QPOP about “Tokusatsu” their Japanese Science Fiction Art Show in Los Angeles, CA. If you love giant robots and giant monsters thrashing cities, check out C3’s amazing coverage to this event, and where you can go to check this out! Filmed by Timothy Hayes.
Lucretia Dearfour (of the Copper Claw) interviews actress Baby Norman about her role as Delilah, vampire and lust personified in the web series UPYRI.
Lucretia Dearfour (of The Copper Claw) interviews model Rana McAnear who cosplays the character Samara from the popular video game series Mass Effect (the look of Samara was based on her)! In our video below we ask her about how she became involved with the character and why she enjoys cosplaying as her at conventions! You […]
Lucretia Dearfour (of The Copper Claw) was at Dragon*Con representing Nerd Caliber! And she asking cosplayers how they avoid cosplay drama. How do you avoid cosplay drama? Let us know your thoughts at the comments below! If you would like to see more of our Dragon*Con videos, you can subscribe to our Youtube page here!
The Nerdist’s cosplay web series JUST COS is back and hosts Matt Mira and Chloe Dykstra are at Gallifrey One, the largest and longest running Doctor Who convention in the world! Check out their video below where they interview some amazing Whovian cosplayers!
Our entire collection of video interviews with the cosplayers of Otakon is completed. We at Nerd Caliber have placed everything in a Youtube playlist for you so that you can relive the exciting cosplays all in one place. You can view the link here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6B5FA29C37F83DDC&feature=mh_lolz And if you love what we’ve done, and want to see […]
Kit Quinn was 2010 Comic Impact’s Cosplay Girl of the Year and has been featured in many comic book-themed and cosplay websites. Most likely you have seen her cosplay as Dr. Mrs. Monarch or as the gender-bending version of Superman (called Superma’am). Kit Quinn is this year’s host to the costume contest at Comikaze Expo and […]
Looking for something cool and different from what you are hearing now on the radio? Strange Artifact, the only Japanese Steampunk band currently in the music scene, was at the Steampunk World’s Fair a few months ago and Nerd Caliber was fortunate to not only capture portions of their performance (from their latest album, Antikythera […]
Lucretia Dearfour of The Copper Claw interviews Yaya Han about her passion for cosplay, her new calendar and why she chose to cosplay Chun-Li from the popular Street Fighter videos games. Filmed at Otakon 2012. If you want to see all our Otakon footage and more, subscribe to our Youtube Channel here!
When I was a kid, I enjoyed reading about the extraordinary circumstances that makes one into a superhero, whether they were born from another planet or bitten by radioactive insects. Nowadays, I’m fascinated with why people from a variety of backgrounds become involved in the art of cosplay. There are different perceptions in society as to […]
Recently at the San Diego Comic Con 2012, the short film, Rigamortis: A Zombie Love Story was played for attendees and if you missed it, don’t worry, you can purchase the movie here! You can also read our review here! Nerd Caliber met with the masterminds behind Rigamortis to find out how this unique film about love, […]
Nerd Caliber interviews the winner of the Granite Comic Con 2012 Cosplay Contest. Nicole J. created the cosplay of She-Predator Machiko from the Dark Horse Alien Versus Predator comic book series.Check out the amazing video below! If you want to see more of the cosplay contest, click here!
Artists can sometimes be a lot like car batteries, when one artist is feeling low on energy another artist can give them a great jump start to get going again. That’s how I felt when I discovered the work of Tofusquirrel. Not to peel open my fruit of personal privacy, but it’s important to write […]
Rejected at birth and raised in a village of tiefling misfits, Farideh expects a life without friends, love, or control over her destiny. Then she makes a pact with a devil named Lorcan, and everything changes. Today at Nerd Caliber we present an interview with Erin M. Evans, author of Brimstone Angels: A Forgotten Realms […]
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 […]
There is no doubt among lovers of sword and sorcery that R.A. Salvatore’s stories of the adventures of Drizzt Do’Urden is one of the greats of modern fantasy. With the possible exception of Dragonlance’s Raistlin Majere, there is no other character from the Dungeons and Dragons multiverse that has been more popular than this drow […]
Writer and Artist of the popular manga Rave Master and Fairy Tail, HIRO MASHIMA, spoke to us at the New York Anime Festival (New York Comic Con) 2011 about his work as well as his favorite American shows. The interview was done by E. Ortiz of Nerd Caliber, Linda Yau of Anime Diet and Euralis […]
We interviewed popular geek comedian Uncle Yo as we explore his “secret origin” and find out about his experiences as the Master of Ceremonies for the Cosplay Masquerade at the New York Comic Con (New York Anime Festival) 2011. Interview was conducted by Shauna Leva and filmed by Josh Pegg.
We interview popular cosplayer Yaya Han about her Catwoman outfit and her involvement with Cosplay for a Cause. This took place at the New York Comic Con 2011. This interview was conducted by Shauna Leva and videotaped by Josh Pegg. Feature Picture by Vilma Rodriguez.