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 […]

Event Spotlight: Richmond Comicon

Miss the deadline to get your special someone the right Valentine’s Day present? Flowers already gone? Chocolates all devoured? Rekindle that romance with the festivities of the Richmond Comicon – a full day of comic book events, games and festivities held at the world-famous Richmond International Raceway. Comicon Guests: For the first time ever, the […]

Event Spotlight: Dallas Comic Show

Comic fans, sci-fi geeks, and nerds of all ages, rejoice! Geeky goodness of all kinds are coming to the Lone Star State. The Dallas Comic Show is a family-friendly event in the Dallas-Fort Worth area featuring exciting comic book and media guests, costumed characters, gaming and Anime content. The event will be held at the […]

The 20th Anniversary of Katsucon

We know our nerds love their events – book signings, trivia contests, cosplay and costumer group get-togethers, and of course, conventions. One of these beloved cons is the Washington, D.C.-based anime fest known as Katsucon. 3-Day Festival of Katsucon Katsucon is a 3-day festival dedicated to bringing information about Japanese animation, society, and traditional and […]

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