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

So as much as I’m sure they would love to, Nick and Michelle just can’t seem to make it to every con around. (What! Not every single one?!) Which means this last weekend I got the awesome chance to help the Nerd Out crew and check out Whedon Con in their place.  Now, you might […]

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 […]

Summer Time Brings Tidewater Comicon

Toes in the water, comics in hand. It’s time for the Tidewater Comicon! May 13-14 in Virginia Beach, you too can meet a ton of celebrities, artists and writers. Celebrate your love of comics and science fiction. It’s once again time for Virginia’s largest Comic Book and Pop Culture Convention! Tidewater Comicon Media Guests Some […]

Get Your Awesome On at Awesome Con

The nation’s capital is getting ready once again to welcome Awesome Con! D.C.’s largest comic con and sci-fi fest is back with guests from every fandom. The event features cosplayers, panelists, indie film and comic creators, and more. Awesome Con Media Guests Excelsior! It all starts with the man himself, Stan Lee! The Spider-Man and […]

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 […]