The Pandora Society at the Steampunk World’s Fair

On Thursday we drove about 600 miles from Cincinnati, Ohio to Pistacataway for the biggest attended Steampunk event of them all, the Steampunk World’s Fair! The Steampunk World’s Fair (SPWF) was first held May 14th –16th, 2010 at the Radisson Hotel, Piscataway, New Jersey. The organizers anticipated several hundred people to attend, but nearly 3,000 […]

Indianapolis Comic Con Report

Two weeks ago, over the weekend of March 14th – 16th, 2015, the Indianapolis Convention Center was filled with comic collectors, gamers, and a swarm of costumed cosplayers for the Indianapolis Comic Convention. Comic book artists, actors, and other celebrities were on hand to sign autographs and for photo opportunities with the attendees. Carrie Fisher, […]

Over 10,000 expected for Kalamazoo’s 40th year of Living History

This weekend the Kalamazoo Living History Show will celebrate its fortieth year.  As in recent years, the owner, Leslie Martin Conwell, is anticipating over 10,000 in attendance.  Over 270 artists, craftsmen, exhibitors, and vendors of ware will set up at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center on the Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan.  The show is […]

The Gentlemanly Sport of 1860’s Base Ball

Back in 1860’s when the sport was young the name of the game baseball was two words, not one.  Though some did wear gloves, many base ball players thought it unmanly to do so. In 1860 the game was played by Beadle’s Rules which is used by many members of the Vintage Base Ball Association.  […]

The New Golden Age of Piracy: An Interview with Alestorm

Since the dawn of the early 2000s a great and terrible thing was born out of Perth, Scotland. Cresting the tide of the success of the Pirates of Caribbean franchise, a brazenly boisterous band of brigands, purveyors of pure pirate power, and fine folk metal came to call themselves ALESTORM.  From the depths rose a […]

Weekend Recommendations – February 27th, 2015

It’s time for your weekly report of where we’re going to be this weekend, or where we wish we could be . . . Click on the banners to learn more and RSVP to the event’s Facebook page. Friday, February 27th, 2015 Feb. 27th at 3PM to March 1st at 6PM – Atlanta Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Boulevard […]

Weekend Recommendations – February 20th, 2015

It’s time for your weekly report of where we’re going to be this weekend, or where we wish we could be . . . Click on the banners to learn more and RSVP to the event’s Facebook page. Friday, February 20th, 2015 Feb. 20th at 3PM to Feb. 22nd at 6PM – Hyatt Regency Princeton, 102 Carnegie Ctr, […]

Mardi Gras 2015: Mr. Cellophane rolls with Bacchus

The 2015 Bacchus Mardi Gras parade rolled last night in New and its theme was “Children’s Stories That Live Forever.”  The 2015 King Bacchus was movie star, John C. Reilly with diverse credits including Ralph in  “Wreck-Ralph”, “Step Brothers” (and other films with Will Ferrell), “Guardians of the Galaxy”, and this writer’s favorite, Amos Hart in […]

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