Dragon Con 2017: Black geek organizers explain cosplay

Downtown Atlanta was full of people dressed in a wide variety of costumes this past Labor Day for DragonCon 2017. In this video, the organizers of the “World of Wakanda” photo shoot explain why more Blacks are getting into cosplay and DragonCon.

NBA Nerds Snub Street Wear for Geek Chic

NBA commissioner David Stern once believed that professional basketball players needed to have rules on how to dress. In the early 2000s, most NBA players followed Allen Iverson’s lead by gravitating toward the hip-hop culture. Players began sporting corn rows, wearing long white T-shirts, throwback jerseys, baggy pants and Timberland boots to press conferences and […]

Starbucks Admits Using Dead Bugs in Frappuccinos

Starbucks has the vegan community seeing red over what it recently began using to color its Strawberry Frappuccinos: beetles. That’s beetles as in ground up cochineal beetles — mostly found in Mexico and South America. Gross as that may sound, it’s a common, government-approved food coloring used widely throughout the food industry. It’s in everything […]

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