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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]