Top 6 best YouTube music of Legend of Zelda!

Lindsey Stirling Zelda Link Outfit

I’m a fan of movie and video game scores, and if your reading Nerd Reactor, chances are, you are too.  Perhaps the most iconic music in video game history comes from the Legend of Zelda series. For many of us, the “Overworld Theme” from the first game will remain forever a part … Continue reading

Videogame BANG! Episode 40: Birthday Sex…EDUCATION

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Videogame BANG! is turning 1 year old this week and in podcast years that means we are hitting puberty so what better way to celebrate than a little bit of Birthday Sex..EDUCATION!! Aaron and Cory are surrounding themselves with some of the most beautiful woman in the world of geek … Continue reading

AX 2014: ‘Learning About Cosplay In Italy’ from Giada Robin (panel coverage)

Giada Robin Talks About Cosplay In Italy

For the second year, Anime Expo has brought in international cosplay guests to talk about cosplay and their works around the world. Giada Robin came from Italy to talk about cosplay in her home country and the differences and similarities between cosplay in Italy and the US. Check out the full … Continue reading

Labyrinth of Jareth 2014: A first time experience!


We sent two of our writers to document their experience at Labyrinth of Jareth. Anastasia and Holly had never experienced Labyrinth until now. Anastasia attended Friday’s events while Holly went to Saturday’s festivities. Check out their experiences below. Anastasia Washington: On Friday, I stepped into a magical dreamland for the … Continue reading

A simple guide to preparing yourself for convention season

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When it comes to conventions, whether you’re cosplaying or not, we all struggle last minute to get everything organized and ready to go. Not only that, at conventions we tend to forget to do a lot of things that can affect our health in drastic ways. Since San Diego Comic-Con … Continue reading

Come see SuicideGirls’ Blackheart Burlesque show including San Diego Comic-Con

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The Blackheart Burlesque is quite the show. It is put on by SuicideGirls, where they dance to nerdy songs and dress as our favorite superheroes, video game characters, and so much more. Luckily for us, we’re all able to go see it. Yes, even you! Trust me, it’s a nerd’s … Continue reading

Anime Expo 2014: League of Legends gathering and cosplay

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Cosplay has been a huge part of the League community since season one. Colorful characters with unique personalities fill Summoner’s Rift on a daily basis. But for one glorious yet extremely hot day, the midsection of the Los Angeles Convention Center was brimming with the champions we all know and … Continue reading

Marvel premieres cosplay web series, ‘Marvel Method: Cosplay’


Cosplay is becoming huge to the point where we’re getting TV shows like Syfy’s Heroes of Cosplay and Myx TV’s Call to Cosplay. Although it’s not on TV, Marvel is joining by producing its own cosplay web series called Marvel Method: Cosplay. The show will focus on creating Marvel costumes and … Continue reading

Safety first! The 5 dos and don’ts of cosplay weaponry

Trigger discipline can be seen in this picture of my Jill Valentine cosplay taken by SL Images.

Weaponry is a reality of cosplay accessorizing, as many cosplay simply do not feel complete without guns, swords, bows, or any other variety of instrument of death. Although the vast majority of these props are harmless toys, there are still several things a cosplayer with a prop weapon at a … Continue reading

New cosplay reality show, Call to Cosplay, premieres June 30th

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Cosplay is getting bigger and bigger each year. We have a pretty successful cosplay reality show, Heroes of Cosplay, on Syfy. Joining the cosplay reality realm is Call to Cosplay, which premieres Monday, June 30th, at 8/7c on the Myx TV, the fastest-growing Asian American cable network. The premise of the show has two contestants … Continue reading