Call for Reviewers

Call for Reviewers

What makes a game memorable? How do good actors make the best of a bad script? What are a mangaka’s artistic influences? All these questions and more can be addressed in reviews. The A-Kon Blog is looking for reviewers. We have a selection from which you can...

Mel Brooks: The Parody King

Mel Brooks: The Parody King             Since his introduction to the silver screen with The Producers in 1968, director Mel Brooks has become one of the best parody and satirical auteurs that Hollywood has ever seen. Like all auteurs, Mel has certain thematic and...
A-Kon 23 CosPlay Winners

A-Kon 23 CosPlay Winners

First, pictures of entrants to A-Kon 23 CosPlay JUDGES AWARDS: Ana Aesthetic (pro cosplayer, reporter and geek blogger): Walk-On #89, Rarity from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic by Holly G. Cat (owner of Pirate Kitty Crafts): Walk-On #63, Plusle and Minun from...

Kimono: Modern Art for Modern Life

The following item was originally published on 7 September 2012 on Helen McCarthy: A Face Made for Radio and is republished here with the kind permission of the author. Yuko Omori doesn’t want kimono to die out. The fashion stylist and TV costume designer has launched...