Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Link Round-Up: July 31, 2012

Renly Baratheon

Renly Baratheon
Photographed by Sietecho at San Diego Comic-Con 2012

20 Weird, Funny & Half-Assed Comic Con Costumes

Ever wonder what Stormtroopers do on their day off? Motocross.  They also to help answer the age old question: who wins when Imperial Skiers take on a Rebel Snowboarder.

'Game of Thrones' Burlesque Show Draws Fantasy Lovers to Lower East Side

The other day CNN let some dude named Joe Peacock vomit up an embarrassing piece on its Web site, about how how awful it is that geekdom is in the process of being overrun by attractive women dressing up in costumes (“cosplaying,” for the uninitiated) when they haven’t displayed their geek cred to Mr. Peacock’s personal satisfaction. They weren’t real geeks, Mr. Peacock maintains ... but John Scalzi contends Who Gets To Be a Geek? Anyone Who Wants to Be.

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