Stranger Things are Afoot at Novacon

This year introduced nerds to a wide range of first-time events. Washington, D.C. nerds will be treated to BlerDCon in June and Novacon in July. While BlerDCon is a celebration of diversity among geeks, Novacon brings the star power. In the D.C. area in July? Here’s what’s in store for you. Novacon Guests Headlining the […]

Otherworlds – A Steampunk Paradise in Seattle

Shout out to the Nerd Out friends and family in the Seattle area. Are you familiar with a very special pocket dimension disguised as a retail store? That Steampunk paradise is the one and only Otherworlds. Located in Edmonds, WA, Otherworlds is a book store/tea party/gaming and music haven. Craving some Victorian Steampunk, futuristic science, or […]

Awesomecon Has Everything

Wizard World. Comic Con. You’ve heard the names and many of our Nerd Out family has been to some of these marquis events. Over the past five years, another event has had its sights on being one of the largest and most coveted. That event is Awesomecon. Set in Washington, DC, Awesomecon has hosted some […]

Balticon: Where Time Blinks By

Memorial Day means a lot of things to people. Obviously, first and foremost, it is to remember those who have fallen in service to our country. That never should go forgotten in the midst of special events, cookouts, and friendly get-togethers. Alongside that, for those of us in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, we know the […]

Everything Shiny from Whedon Con

You might have seen Nick’s super informative post about Whedon Con, but for those of you who haven’t and don’t feel like opening another tab and adding to your already full browser window…. Whedon Con is a convention that focuses on the Wonderful Works of Whedon. If you sing along to a blog by Dr. […]

RavenCon: Born in Richmond, Thriving in Williamsburg

I remember a time when the idea of a science fiction convention in my hometown of Richmond, Virginia, was a pipe dream. That was what two guys in a car heading to North Carolina were lamenting about back in 2005—why didn’t Richmond, the capital city of Virginia, have its own science fiction convention? These two […]

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 […]

New England Celebrates Super Megafest

April is just around the corner, and that means Super Megafest once again comes to New England. 2017 promises to bring the biggest Super Megafest ever. The event includes a laundry list of celebrities, artists, wrestlers, authors, models and cosplayers. Hosted at the Royal Plaza Trade Convention Center, the fest is 100,000 square feet of […]