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Interview with Kim McLoughry

Sydney has their fair share of large conventions and events. But what about the cities outside the metropolitan area? Central Coast Comic Con, in association with Regional Youth Support Services is back for another year. Celebrating alongside with the worldwide event, Free Comic Book Day, it’s a celebration of geek and pop culture, even if you are young at heart ... Read More »

Beyond The Con #5 Mid April 2018

Your fortnightly-ish breakdown of the latest news and happenings in the cosplay and pop culture world. We just spin things slightly differently by giving you our two favourite things and then two we aren’t so happy about. Let us know if you agree on our facebook page or in whichever group you saw this posted! HEROES! Hero 1: NFL Legend Jim ... Read More »

Beyond the Con # Early April 2018

Your fortnightly-ish breakdown of the latest news and happenings in the cosplay and popculture world. We just spin things slightly differently by giving you our three favourite things and then three we aren’t so happy about. Let us know if you agree on our facebook page or in whichever group you saw this posted! Hero 1: Robert Downey Jr for rising ... Read More »

Sea of thieves

Yo-ho, yo-ho a pirate’s life for me! Enlist a crew, raise the anchor and set sail in this expansive open world title from renowned game studio – Rare. I remember seeing the trailer for this game when visitig EBExpo last year and have been intrigued ever since. Labelled a Pirate MMO, Sea of Thieves boasts, “Everything you need to live ... Read More »

Beyond the Con – Mid March 2018

We’re barrelling through March at a rapid rate and loving every minute of it so far. Other than a few jitters about Stan Lee’s health, (see below) it’s all coming up Millhouse. I’m getting pretty excited about Ironfest creeping ever closer. But there’s still a few smaller events to catch before heading to the mountains for some fun in the ... Read More »

Neko Nation Sydney 2018

Without talking LOLspeak throughout this article and turn into a neko, I haven’t ventured into nightclubs for years. On a typical Saturday night, you have an array of nightclubs. Be it raves, R’n’B, rock, live bands – anything to let your hair down and dance the night away -Nya! But this clubbing scene is like no other. Neko Nation is ... Read More »

Beyond The Con – A round up of Pop Culture news and views.

Early March 2018 Another week another scrambled mess of a news feed full of school shootings, rave reviews of Black Panther and failed attempts at a social life. Nevertheless, we have all made it through to the begining of March somehow. While its not clear how close we are to anything BIG happening, but we know the ball should get ... Read More »

Beyond the Con #1

Beyond the Con Your weekly breakdown of the latest news and happenings in the cosplay and popculture world.  Kicking off with a look at some of the happenings in the Marvel world and a couple of hiccups in some recent conventions in Sydney. Heroes 1. Press Play New events for Adelaide and Perth to make up for the loss of ... Read More »

EVENT EXCLUSIVE: Sons of Obiwan Saber Academy

With convention season open once again, so too are the annual festivals and events. Nothing excite me more then to see events – big and small – can have a huge social impact in a positive light. The Sons of Obiwan Saber Academy is no ordinary training school and it doesn’t matter if you’re a bigger Star Wars fan or ... Read More »

Convention Review: Walker Stalker Australia – Sydney 2018

On the weekend of the third and fourth of February, Sydney, Australia was lucky enough to have the debut of the worldwide convention known as Walker Stalker. Walker Stalker is a convention that garners a lot of attention in the United States. This is due to the fact it services one of the biggest fandoms and shows being aired right ... Read More »