Month: December 2016

Cosplayer Of The Month: Annamaria Ong(RIP)

Cosplayer Of The Month: Annamaria Ong(RIP) Hey friends! For this final Friday of 2016 I want to honor a young cosplayer by the name of Annamaria Ong. Prior to today, I had another cosplayer lined up that you all would have loved just as much as any other! However I felt an overwhelming desire to honor Annamaria Ong. She is 13 years old, attended various UK conventions like London Comic Con, and co...[Read More]

Phoenix Comicon Requires Volunteers To Pay To Work

Phoenix Comicon Requires Volunteers To Pay To Work *Note: We have been notified that an image of a pirate group from Arizona has been accidentally used by Facebook for the preview image. We would like to inform readers that this group is in no way involved in what is going on. The image intended for the preview link is the cover photo. Phoenix Comicon is Arizona’s largest comic book conventi...[Read More]

Rest In Peace: Carrie Fisher

Rest In Peace: Carrie Fisher Yesterday, December 27th 2016, it was announced to the world that we lost one of geekdom’s most cherished actors: Carrie Fisher. Her most memorable role was of Princess Leia from the Star Wars films, many geeks fell in love with the princess not due to her good looks, no every woman is beautiful, but it was her independence and driven attitude that caught the hea...[Read More]

You Need To Check Out Anime Impulse!

You Need To Check Out Anime Impulse! Last year I learned about the convention Anime Impulse and knew it was going to be such an incredible event. Unfortunately I was unable to attend but our friends over at Con Freaks and Geeks were able to and they came back raving about the convention! If this is the first time you have heard of Con Freaks and Geeks they are the coolest website filled of all sor...[Read More]

Overwatch Christmas Loot Boxes | The Quest For The Nutcracker (Video)

  Quest for the Nutcracker:  The Mei-levolent Discovery   2016 has been filled with a lot of ups and downs.  Mostly downs for the majority of people.  There is one thing, however, that has been consistently good to us throughout the year.  Overwatch. Blizzard has done an amazing job of keeping gamers enthralled in their games, and Overwatch has been no exception.  The assortment of diffe...[Read More]

Saboten Con 2016 – Music Video

Saboten Con 2016 – Music Video Saboten Con is Phoenix Arizona is one of our favorite conventions to attend each year! If you are not familiar with this event, it is the largest Anime convention in Arizona. Cosplayers from in state and even out of state travel to have a blast during this event and this year was no different. We decided to do a cosplay video for the first time ever and who bet...[Read More]

Cosplayer Of The Week: Maddy Kay

Cosplayer Of The Week: Maddy Kay This week we have a great cosplayer by the name of Maddy Kay! She comes from the Northwest cosplay scene and has such a fantastic attitude about everything. I was so grateful to get to talk with Maddy about her self and her cosplay. You can tell that her quality of work improves with each and every costume she makes and I am stoked to see how talented she becomes d...[Read More]

Diversity Win In Geek Culture!

Diversity Win In Geek Culture! While watching Rogue One, I was captivated by the plot, effects, and so many other aspects of this fantastic film! However, the part of the film that I didn’t realize added to my overall happiness was the fact that I was watching a Star Wars film with a strong, female, lead and a cast of characters who were capable and diverse in their own right. When I came to...[Read More]

A Fond Farewell To Critical Threat Comics

A Fond Farewell To Critical Threat Comics We are sad to announce a local comic book and gaming store by the name of Critical Threat Comics is closing their doors for the last time. This information was released on their Facebook page on December 15th: Hello everyone. This is Jess, one of the two original owners of Critical Threat Comics. You may have seen me around, or seen my signature on a lot o...[Read More]

Cosplayer Of The Week: Androoly

Cosplayer Of The Week: Androoly On my never ending quest to bring you guys some of the coolest cosplayers around, I discovered Androoly! Androoly is a cosplayer that focuses mainly on gaming characters! The one that caught me eye was his Championship Thresh that he brought to the 2016 Worlds! After I dove head first into the rabbit hole that is his Facebook page I got to see the ins and outs of hi...[Read More]

Supergirl Is Pretty Dope!

Supergirl Is Pretty Dope! Recently I watched the complete crossover event on CW involving Arrow(Non powered heroes), Flash(Hero with super speed), Legends of Tomorrow(Group of heroes who travel through time), and Supergirl(An alien who gains incredible powers with exposure to our sun) and enjoyed it. Without spoiling much, it gave fans a fight between aliens and super heroes, leaving the fate of t...[Read More]

Review: Your Name

As many know, a number f our staff here at The Geek Lyfe are weebs. Wars have been raged internally about which method of anime is best: Subbed or Dubbed many times. (Subbed for lyfe!) One thing we all can agree on is that Your Name blew our minds and made us feel all the feels. If you are unfamiliar with the 2016 film, it’s the story of two high schoolers who live normal lives with the exce...[Read More]

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