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There is a growing chorus of frustration in the geek community with and there no other way to put this pretty girls pretending to be geeks for attention.

San Diego Comic Con is the largest vehicle, but it hardly the only convention populated with chicks wearing skimpy outfits simply to get a bunch buy canada goose jacket of gawking geeks’ heads to turn, just to satisfy their hollow egos.

Now, before every single woman reading this explodes, let me disambiguate a bit. I absolutely do not believe that every girl who attends conventions and likes Who is pretending to be a geek.

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The canadian goose jacket presence of female geeks means that the fiction we reading is broadening and, frankly, canada goose black friday sale getting better in quality. It means nerdy films and television shows aren relying on damsel in distress stories and objectification of women to draw readers. It means content is broadening and becoming smarter and more accessible. I want more of that.

And be it known that I am good friends with several stunningly beautiful women who cosplay as stunningly beautiful characters from comics, sci fi, fantasy and other genres of fandom. They are, 2018 canada goose outlet each of them, bone fide geeks. They belong with us. Being beautiful is not a crime.

Flaunt it if you got it and if you a geek, male or female, and you strikingly handsome or stunningly beautiful, and you cosplay as a handsome or beautiful character, more power to us all. Hot geeks are hot.

What I talking about is the girls who have no interest or history in gaming taking nearly naked photos of themselves with game controllers draped all over their body just to play at being a I get sick of wannabes who couldn make it as car show eye candy slapping on a Batman shirt and strutting around comic buy canada goose jacket cheap book conventions instead. FULL POST

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Editor note:When he not teaching the Internet how to fist fight, why being weird is awesome or how to self publish your own books, Joe Peacock tours the world, showing his extensive art collection. He on his way to HeroesCon right now.

This weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina, there is a comic book convention. It called HeroesCon, and it unlike any modern con you ever been to.

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I first heard of HeroesCon in 1994, during DragonCon in Atlanta.

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Life changing, even. It didn matter that the screening was from a ratty multiple copied VHS tape a student at the University of Georgia film club scored at a comic convention. It didn even matter that the film wasn subtitled or dubbed. I knew enough from the American edition of the cheap Canada Goose manga to derive the overall plot, and the Canada Goose sale static on the top and bottom edges of the screen was hardly noticeable.

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Joe Peacock: Hey, geek posers, welcome to the party

Editor note:When he not teaching the Internet how to fist fight, why being weird is awesome or how to self publish your own books, Joe Peacock tours the world, showing his extensive art collection. He has 13 cats and loves you.