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Geek Chic Hoplite

Culture, Lifestyle

March 23, 2017

Our CEO recently posted a picture of his new table to his facebook feed and got a general response of “yup, that’s a table.”

But it’s not just a table. It’s a Geek Chic branded Hoplite, and he wants to talk to you about what makes that special.

Our CEO needs more caffeine, clearly. The actual URL is www.geekchichq.com. The play he’s going to on Friday is Songs for a New World, which is playing at the PAL Studio Theater in Coal Harbour, Vancouver, and you can find out more about it by clicking here. We’ll have a review of it up on Saturday morning.

Aaron’s got a book out, which you can find learn more about by clicking here or purchase by clicking here. If you’d like to read a sample of his work, here’s a link to the last Love is War chapter, the next part of which goes live tomorrow.

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The Harlequin Hypnosis Show: Not As Advertised

Opinion

May 11, 2014

I have never been more disappointed in a show in my life. Be advised: the Harlequin Hypnosis Show uses false advertising.

This is supposedly a geek event. It isn’t. Billing it as “steampunk” is an appropriation of an aspect of geek culture in order to draw more outside crowds. The show itself has absolutely nothing to do with steampunk whatsoever. They vaguely mention an airship as the setting for some of the show, but it has no impact on what actually goes on. That and the costumes are the only links they make. (more…)

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Fan Expo Vancouver 2014 – Cosplayers Dressed To Thrill

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April 20, 2014

Conventions are a big deal. Cosplayers at conventions are a bigger one.

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]rom the small fan run, not-for-profits to the larger expos, a con is where the action is. One of the biggest draws after the celebrities is the cosplayers.  Walk through any convention and you see them. Young and old alike, the costumed superheroes of our community are out in force. And it really does make for a great time. Take them away and it would feel, a bit weird, okay really weird, almost soulless. (more…)

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