The Dark “Days”: Uncovering the Days of the Dead Convention

In 2011, Adolfo Dorta, Bill Philputt and Rick Lara, started what would become one of the biggest Horror-genre conventions in the United States- Days of the Dead. The convention had its first show in Indianapolis, Indiana, and took off from there, having dates in other cities such as Chicago, Los Angeles, Louisville, and even Las …

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Days of the Dead Facing Backlash Over Suicidal “Dark Humor” Photo

Yesterday, horror-genre convention Days of the Dead began facing backlash and much outrage from their community because a staff member posted a rather disturbing and controversial photo. The photo shows a second staff member at the Days of the Dead Indianapolis event holding a teddy bear he purchased from a vendor. The bear has the …

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Gamer’s Paradise Cancelled? 10 Biggest Gaming Conventions Around the World in Jeopardy

Gamers who have been stereotyped as introverts for so long usually had a habit of congregrating together for some major conventions and events which are all in jeopardy thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak globally, here are a list of the 10 more popular conventions that either are currently impacted or will likely be impacted by …

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Pros & Cons: Top Five Favorite Conventions of the Last Decade

With it being the start of yet another convention season as well as the start of a new decade. I wanted to look back at some of my favorite conventions I have attended in the last decade with these being in order from last, to first. Having spent my time attending several popular conventions as …

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PAX East 2020 Badges on Sale Today, Rod Fergusson Headlines PAX South as Keynote Speaker

BOSTON – Oct. 24, 2019 – Badges go on-sale today for PAX East 2020, the east coast’s premier annual celebration of games. Sales will open via the official website at Noon PT / 3 p.m. ET. From Thursday, Feb. 27 – Sunday, Mar. 1, PAX East will welcome attendee to the Boston Convention and Exhibition …

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Pro’s & Con’s: Wizard World Chicago 2018

  On this Pro’s & Con’s, I take you to Wizard World Chicago at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.  An extremely well known corporate run convention that started from the magazine “Wizard” in which the convention gets its namesake. Wizard World has several conventions all across the United States featuring several …

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Pro’s & Cons: Days of the Dead Indianapolis 2018 Review

I’ve been attending conventions for a very, very long time and for the most part, the conventions I’ve attended have been about a wide variety of things such as pop culture and gaming. However, having been a fan of the horror movie genre ever since I was eight. I decided that I was long overdue …

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Indy Pop Con to Celebrate Five Years in Downtown Indianapolis in June.

      Indy Pop Con is set to celebrate it’s 5th year this June by having yet another convention in which this year they have gone all out to provide a ton of celebrities as well as other guests that range from comic book artists, YouTube guests as well as a few voice actors …

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Pro’s & Con’s: Indiana Comic Con 2018 Review

  Well, it’s another year once again and convention season is in full swing in Indiana starting off 2018 with another Indiana Comic Con and looking back at my last review I would have to say that I have a lot of things that I was not too happy with this time around and some …

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Pros & Cons: Louisville Arcade Expo 2018

Now I’ve been to quite a lot of conventions in my lifetime, but I had never been to a pure video game/arcade convention/expo before until now. The Louisville Arcade Expo held each year at the Triple Crown Pavillion in Louisville, Kentucky is quite the site and something that should provide fun for all members of …

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Pro’s & Con’s: A Look at Indiana Comic Con 2017

For the past several years Indianapolis has started to be the home of more and more conventions ever since Gen Con made Indy their home several years ago. Albeit Gen Con is mostly known for being the premier destination for tabletop gaming. It was high time that Indianapolis started to have some conventions that were …

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Nothing to do after New Year’s? Popular Con, Anime Revolution, has you covered!

With peak convention season generally running from late Spring to early fall, those looking for something to do during the chilly winter months have very few options. Seeing this disparity in available activities, organizers for well-known Summer convention, Anime Revolution, planned a new event. On January 3rd, 2015, at the Art Institute of Vancouver, AniRevo: …

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There’s More Than Just Dungeons & Dragons at Gen Con

  Each year there is an event that I always am looking forward to that happens only once a year. An event that each year brings more and more people together from not just all parts of the country, but all parts of the world. An event where people can gather together to play games …

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