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Phoenix Fan Fusion Cosplay Gallery

Cosplay is invariably one of my favorite parts of going to a con and Phoenix Fan Fusion was no exception. I love how cosplayers get a chance to let their creativity shine and display their love for their fandom in such a tangible way. Check out this gallery for some of the cosplay highlights of […]


Phoenix Fan Fusion 2019 PREVIEW

In less than two weeks nerds will converge upon the greater Phoenix area for the premier fan event in the Southwest – Phoenix Fan Fusion (formerly known as Phoenix Comic Fest and Phoenix Comic Con)! This year, Phoenix Fan Fusion has an INCREDIBLE guest lineup including pop culture heavy hitters like: Jeff Goldblum, Elijah Wood, […]


Episode 34: ACE Comic Con AZ (2019)

Hello, and welcome to episode 34 of Nerd of Paradise! In this first episode of 2019 Kate visits ACE Comic Con AZ! Hear all about this unique and exciting convention and enjoy interviews with artists, a talking dog, multiple Doctors, a geeky chocolatier, AND MORE! Guests in order of their appearances: Dutch’s Dynamic Illustration – […]


Episode 31: FOGcon 8

Welcome to Episode 31 of Nerd of Paradise! In this episode we cover FOGcon 8 and talk about science fiction & fantasy, imposter syndrome, writing, steampunk, tribbles, typewriters, robots, brain weasels, AND MORE! Featuring interviews with these amazing people: Naomi Brett Rourke NaomiBrettRourke.com Steamy Tech SteamyTech.com Daniel Potter¬†FallenKitten.com Effie Seiberg¬†EffieSeiberg.com L.S. Johnson TraversingZ.com Special thanks […]


Episode 24: FOGcon 2017

Welcome to Nerd of Paradise! Episode 24 is all about my recent adventure at FOGcon. Listen on to find out why this con was unlike ANY I’ve ever attended before! Lots of great stuff including interviews with: Lisbet Weir lisbetweir.com Steven Schwartz Effie Seiberg effieseiberg.com Colleen O’Rourke Vylar Kaftan vylarkaftan.net Becca Gomez Farrell rebeccagomezfarrell.com and […]


Episode 14 – Phoenix Comicon 2016

In episode 14 you’ll hear Kate’s experience at Phoenix Comicon 2016. From Sharknados to The Borg and Jurassic Park to Kylo Ren this is definitely an episode you don’t want to miss. She talks to Wayward Nerd. @waywardnerd www.waywardnerd.net Tracee Cocco @realtraceecocco Carl Gottlieb @JAWSwriter Here are some of my fav pics from the weekend! […]


Episode 6 – Tucson Comicon

Episode 6 packs 2 days of entertainment at the Tucson Comicon into 1 and a half hours! Hear from various cosplayers, convention goers and creators including: 41:44 Chris Mowry (@MowryChris) who worked on IDW’s Godzilla series! and 1:01 Mat Nastos (@niftymat) who worked on Disney’s Phineas and Ferb! We also hear from several members of […]