Digital Beard Stroking: You got some Cosplay-ning to do

Continuing in the vein of parasocial interactions and our investment in fictitious characters, we can see the gradation of involvement in those avatars and how much we identify with them.  Previously, I talked about how we tailor our heroes to our own identities and project ourselves onto them.  Now, there’s […]

Con Talk: The Cosplay of Denver Comic Con – Emily

The Cosplay of Denver Comic Con Guest Author: Emily “Rocket Sloth” Evans Denver Comic Con celebrated its five year anniversary on June 17th-19th of 2016.  That’s five years of being the biggest convention in the state of Colorado. Five years of celebrity appearances and taking over the downtown convention center. Five […]