Rococopunk is not only sillier than Steampunk, it's also more punk

Where has Rococopunk been all my life? This obstinately silly new trend imagines a world where "the Rococo period never ended, and it had a lovechild with Sid Vicious," according to WonderHowTo's Austin Sirkin. The face makeup looks like something out of Liquid Sky and the costumes have a wonderfully decadant pallette.… » 1/08/13 3:25pm 1/08/13 3:25pm

Ultimate Proof That Dragon*Con Has the Best Cosplay on Earth

Dragon*Con is known as the convention with the very best cosplay anywhere, and this year's batch did not disappoint. From the super obscure (Thumbelina in her Beetle ballgown) to the exceptionally timely (NASA Mohawk Guy) check out our picks for the best of the best of Dragon*Con cosplay. Including a walking Serenity… » 9/04/12 2:48pm 9/04/12 2:48pm

And now, two Chewbaccas lounging with six bikini Leias by the pool

We're only ten days away from Dragon*Con 2012, so here's a particular amusing snapshot from Dragon*Con 2011 to get you jazzed. Photographer Ethan Trewhitt captured this curious scene of two Wookiees flanked by a bevy of Princess Organas. We'd be remiss if we didn't mention that there were actually nine Leias on deck… » 8/21/12 6:55pm 8/21/12 6:55pm

One Astronomy Workshop Where You Can Cosplay as Sailor Moon

The Launchpad Astronomy Workshop is one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences that many of us would kill to have — you get to spend a week in Wyoming, learning all of the basics of astronomy, surrounded by some amazing science fiction authors. But right now, the future of Launchpad's funding is in doubt. Plus many of … » 6/20/12 4:31pm 6/20/12 4:31pm

Watch Sylvester McCoy deliver Matt Smith's Pandorica speech from Doctor …

We've already seen Matt Smith and a kindergartner deliver the speech from "The Pandorica Opens" — now check out the Seventh Doctor give it a whirl. At Dragon*Con this weekend, Sylvester McCoy had his arm twisted and gave a cold reading of the speech. In other news, I want Sylvester McCoy to do a cold reading of my… » 9/03/11 10:30am 9/03/11 10:30am