As you may know, those of us here at Doomtastic are BIG fans of The Addams Family. Maybe not quite as obsessed as Graham is with Gundam, but close. We love the Addams Family, all the way back to Charles Addams’ original cartoons in the New Yorker. While there are many things to both admire and disdain about The Addams Family, including its unabashed campiness, it is hard to deny that The Addams Family was ahead of its time in many ways. Given both the upcoming festive season and the Fact that Netflix is set to release a new animated The Addams Family movie it seems only just to celebrate some of the features that made The Addams Family so iconic. And it goes beyond the fact that they are “Mysterious and Spooky… altogether ooky.” Continue reading 5 ways the The Addams Family was ahead of its time.→
We know it has been a while since we posted anything, and honestly, this isn’t the geekiest or nerdiest of posts. When we were at Prattconin June we had a display of hair falls for people to try on along with wigs and other cosplay accouterments. A lot of people wanted to try on the hair falls and people, especially a lot of the mothers, were asking for directions on how to make them. Continue reading Making Hair Falls→
Graham and I just got back from Zenkaikon 2018 and of course, we had to write about it. Unfortunately, Kamille couldn’t go this year due to some work obligations. Zenkaikon has his favorite LARP of all the conventions he goes to and he was quite disappointed to miss it. We know that his fellow LARPers were sorry he couldn’t make it Zenkaikon 2018 and will hopefully see him next year.
As pretty much everyone reading this probably knows…it was even in the Hollywood Reporter… Universal Fancon was officially ‘postponed’ one week before its supposed commencement. It was to be the intersectional rallying point for nerds and geeks from all walks of life.
So this post is a little late, coming out on a Friday when Awesome Con ended on Sunday, but it’s been busy at Doomtastic HQ. But you guys do not care about our issues. Let’s talk about Awesome Con 2018! Continue reading Awesome Con 2018→