Pop Culture Meets Charity at WhedonCon

I was recently listening to the Dumbbells and Dragons podcast. I got totally excited when I saw that Kenny (Rotter, the host) was recording an interview with Christopher Cullen. Christopher is one of the folks representing WhedonCon. What’s that? WhedonCon is a Whedonverse convention, designed by fans for fans,. It aims to harness the power […]

Welcome to Treklanta, Georgia

It’s April, and that means it is once again time for Atlanta, GA to transform…into Treklanta! Hosted by the USS Republic NCC-1371, Treklanta is an annual science fiction convention dedicated to space opera in general and Star Trek in particular. This convention places special emphasis on fan-based events, activities, programming and productions. Treklanta is the […]

The Convention Survival Pack

Convention season is in full swing. We here at the Nerd Out Blog are interested in making your convention experience a positive one. To that end, we polled members of the Nerd Out Squad with a simple idea. Everyone should have the essentials at a con or festival. If you were building your Convention Survival […]

What’s Going on at WonderCon?

Spring has sprung and in Anaheim, California, that means one big thing: WonderCon! Yes, WonderCon 2017 is almost here and it promises to be an epic event. The three-day convention boasts a broad roster of guests. The schedule includes a huge slate of games and panels. There’s plenty for the kids to do, and an […]

The Largest VR Expo Heads to Los Angeles

VRLA is heading for Los Angeles! This mind-blowing virtual and augmented reality conference will be taking place April 14 and 15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center! Hear from the greatest minds in immersive tech. Check out hundreds of VR and AR experiences. As well as installations for gaming and media enthusiasts. VRLA 2017 Discount! Don’t […]

The Force is Strong at Star Wars Celebration

Springtime in Orlando, Florida brings several things each year. Tourists flock to Disney and Universal Studios. The flowers bloom. Star Wars fans from all over the planet flock to Star Wars Celebration. Star Wars Celebration The event boasts celebrities and media guests, fan groups like the 501st, and more. Fan-led panels and tables fill the […]

Katsucon with Guest Author Robert Aldrich

Katsucon is an anime convention that is one of the east coast’s most storied celebrations of the beloved Japanese culture. Guest blogger Robert V. Aldrich, author of Rockaiju and Rhest for the Wicked, not only attended Katsucon, but actually participated as a vendor, filmed a reaction video, and participated on eight panels. Below are some […]

Gallifrey One Gives You Everything You Could Want

Gallifrey One is the world’s largest and longest-running annual fan-run Doctor Who convention. Gallifrey One gives you everything you could want from a convention! It happens in Los Angeles every February and this past weekend it just celebrated it’s 28th year. The event is held at the LAX Marriott Hotel. It is one of the […]

Things Got Strange at Long Beach Comic Expo

This past President’s Day weekend brought gloomy weather, Long Beach Comic Expo, and some strange things to Southern California. Long Beach Comic Expo is a two-day annual event held at the Long Beach Convention Center. It’s a celebration of comic books and pop culture. The event showcases talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all […]