I had the opportunity last month to do the “A Lott of Help” podcast with James Lott, Jr. on I Heart Radio. I’ve attached it here to you can give it a watch/listen.
We had a great conversation about being a nerd during this pandemic, cosplay, bounding and everyday cosplay. We also talked more in depth about the book, “In Plain Sight” and how it can help both beginner and experienced cosplayers build great looks.
I hope that you can give it a watch and find it helpful/inspirational.
I recently got to sit down and do a podcast for “Below the Surface” and an interview for my local Fox station (Fox 11 LA for “Good Day LA”). Here are links to both. Please enjoy and hope you all had a great Halloween!
I recently had the opportunity to sit down (via zoom) with the Plus Size Nerd aka Nancy Basile, and have a chat about body confidence, body positivity, and about my new book.
As always, she is a joy to speak with! She knows her stuff, and wants the same things as I want, which is for plus size nerds everywhere to feel confident and positive with themselves. You are great right this very second!
Please enjoy the video and let me know your thoughts in the comments.
When the book, “In Plain Sight” was published, I sent copies to various YouTubers and bloggers I admire. I was thrilled to see that Ordinary Adventures unboxed the book and really like it!
Please enjoy the whole video, but In Plain Sight content starts at 23:30.
Ordinary Adventures is a great YouTube channel to follow for fun nerdy content. I have been enjoying their videos for a year or so, and I highly recommend. They have positive and celebratory videos for tons of different fandoms. Click here to go directly to their channel.
The kiddo and I recently got to go back to Universal Studios Hollywood to check out the new Jurassic World section on the lower lot.
We had a fantastic time! The area was packed! Packed! So, Benji couldn’t even ride the updated ride. Even with the single-rider line (I’m too chicken to go on it), the wait was over an hour and a half! So, next time. Also, the triceratops wasn’t out and about. So, also next time. Now we have an excuse to go back, not that we really needed one.
But, we DID get to pet Tango, the baby raptor…
We also got to meet Blue and give her a command. It was awesome!
I know we looked scared at a dude in a suit, but once you are face to face with Blue, let’s just say it’s a little nerve-wracking!
For our day at the park, I wore my Alan Grant bound.
The next day we hit the floor and I picked up some of the pieces I saw at the show, including the Loki dress below.
Dress is available at Her Universe. Click on the link to buy. Shrug is from Torrid ages and ages ago.
And I got this cool pic with a Cookie Monster replica…
During the Marvel panel in Hall H (which we weren’t willing to sleep on the sidewalk to wait for…), Marvel revealed some details on the Black Widow film and Jane Foster will be The Mighty Thor in the next Thor film!
Then we had to hit the road and bid SDCC good-bye for another year.
*This is a repost about my Scarlet Witch cosplay and how Justin gets the most perfect shots!
My friend, Ava, made this great video about the cosplay shootout that happened in Griffith Park a couple of months ago. I was lucky enough to get pics from Justin Davidson Photography and be interviewed. Enjoy! Book Justin here.
We have made a big change to the site, in case you haven’t noticed already!
We didn’t come to the decision to change the name lightly, but because it was so long, Benji is being raised pretty well so far and we wanted to change our focus a bit, we decided to make the leap. We really wanted to focus on everyday living as a nerd.
How to integrate your fandoms into your everyday life. Not with just everyday cosplay, which is fun to wear for sure, but also more subtle ways, bounding, dapper looks, pin-up style and the like.
We hope you like the update! Please share your thoughts with us. We love to hear from you!
As you can see by the video, this device is perfect for all beauty bloggers, fashion bloggers and Instagrammers.
Once you set up the device and use your phone’s camera to frame the photos, all you have to do is say, “Alexa, take a picture.” The device will light your photo and take the picture. It automatically goes to your app. From the app, you can save the photo, compare it with other looks and share with any of your socials. The device also has a camera and mic off button so you can mute the device for privacy.
The free app to accompany the device allows you to keep your looks and organize them by color and style.
The last feature is Style Check. You put in two of your looks and style experts weigh in on which outfit looks better on you.
So far, I really love it. Next up will be the first looks taken by Echo Look from my new closet room, a project I will outline when it is finally finished.