Cary Elwes at Salt Lake Comic Con 2014

I absolutely loved the panel with Cary Elwes.

Cary Elwes at Salt Lake Comic Con 2014
First off, he’s funny.  A little full of himself promoting his Amazon book (see side) but then, so are we all a little self promoting.  But the thing that really endeared him to me was his sincerity.  He told a great story about the late Andre the Giant [Continue reading]

Cosplay by fans at Salt Lake Comic Con 2014

I’ll admit it.  I’m genuinely amazed by men and women who cosplay.  To me it’s so far out of my comfort zone, but I would love to do it.  For those that don’t know, the US government considers me extremely obese.  I consider myself a little larger than a healthy person, but I’m a work in progress.

These men and women have gone above and beyond to really enjoy themselves – regardless of others views.

Scroll through this gallery of great fans living the dream!


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These two beauties were enjoying their time in the halls. Cosplay at Salt Lake Comic Con 2014

Salt Lake Comic Con – Bruce Campbell and a marriage proposal, Eliza Dushku, and Arrowstorm

Eliza Dushku answering fans questions at Salt Lake Comic Con 2014

Day two of Salt Lake Comic Con started out with a big name and ended with the big screen for me. The only wedding proposal I've seen was my own up until Friday, September 5th, 2014.  … [Continue reading]

Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 – Raising Geeks Part Two – Reading Comics

Child cosplay at Salt Lake Comic Con 2014

My two daughters struggled a bit with early reading.  They were perfectly capable, but they lacked the motivation to really immerse themselves in books.  For both of them, but especially my 13 year old, comic books provided a stepping stone from … [Continue reading]

Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 – Raising Geeks Part One – Geek Parenting

Growing up as a geek was difficult. Most of us had a hard time fitting in. Sometimes it was purely mental; we didn't feel accepted. In many cases, it was very real. Whether it was role-playing games, computer games, or comic books, the “cool” crowd … [Continue reading]

Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 – Opening Press Conference


As the press filed in to the South Ballroom of the Salt Palace for the Press Conference, we noticed something different. The TARDIS was on the stage. Several first responders were already present. Even some cosplayers had joined them. However, the … [Continue reading]

Salt Lake Comic Con 2014


We scored our passes at the Salt Palace Convention Center soon after 8 am Thursday.  We had a nice breakfast at JBs on the corner of West Temple and South Temple after getting things settled (one of the restaurants we missed from our list). … [Continue reading]

The night before Salt Lake Comic Con

Geek socks bought this week from JC Penney, Big Bang Theory.

We had a bit of a shopping spree today.  I needed new shoes if I'm to keep up with the crew.  While shopping we saw some new nightgowns for the girls that we just had to have.  We wouldn't be proper gaming parents without.  There is even a panel at … [Continue reading]

Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 – Preparing for Comic Con – Local Food

Simply Sushi dine there during Salt Lake Comic Con

Update: We've added hours and some website links. 9/1/2014 Attending Comic Con is hard work. Gamers, Cosplayers, Geeks, and Nerds all need food to keep running. There are food courts in the Salt Palace, as well as nearby malls (Gateway and … [Continue reading]

Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 – Preparing for Comic Con – Local Vendors to See

Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 is coming up, fast! We are less than one month away from the event. It is time to prepare. Grab your calendar, get a pen, plan which celebrities to see, but what do you do between awesome panels? The vendor's hall has always … [Continue reading]