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I Went Into the (Oculus Rift) Storm at Comic Con and LIVED TO TELL

By Josh PeriloJuly 25, 2014
I've wanted to do Oculus Rift since I saw the video of the guy in a Russian mall falling all over the place with a visor on his face. It's the nauseatingly real virtual reality that we were promised twenty years ago, and... More  →
I Went Into the (Oculus Rift) Storm at Comic Con and LIVED TO TELL
Comic Con Cosplay: How Many Characters Can You Get Right?

Comic Con Cosplay: How Many Characters Can You Get Right?

By Josh PeriloJuly 25, 2014
If you had a dime for every time a cosplayer hears "That's awesome! Now who are you supposed to be?" you'd be able to pay for your own trip to San Diego and have money left over for a Minecraft sword. With some of the obscure costumes, however, the task in identifying the th More  →

Josh's Comic Con Adventure

By Josh PeriloJuly 24, 2014
It's a crazy con floor out there, folks. And the only way to find your way around is with a weathered and trusty geek Sherpa by your side, guiding you through the main roads and alleyways of this nerd mecca. Unfortunately, all we have is... More  →
Josh's Comic Con Adventure

Stealth Cosplay: Summer Ladies' Gaming Edition

By KathJuly 24, 2014
Not all of us are lucky enough to visit San Diego Comic Con, that seething mecca of nerd-dom (Sparkitor Josh is ON HIS WAY RIGHT NOW!). But in the meantime, we have the power to secretly, subtly cosplay as our gaming favorites all year long. That power: fashion. You can use More  →
Stealth Cosplay: Summer Ladies' Gaming Edition
Get Pop Culture Exclusive Funko Pops at Barnes & Noble

Get Pop Culture Exclusive Funko Pops at Barnes & Noble

By Josh PeriloJuly 24, 2014
You could all sit at home and be a total sad-o, wishing you could be in some over-crowded convention hall shelling out mucho-bucks for super limited edition AWESOME TOWN collectibles. OR, you could get your keister over to Barnes & Noble TODAY, where Funko is releasing a who More  →

Make Your Own Steampunk Catwoman Accessories!

By Allison EmmJuly 23, 2014
To celebrate Get Pop Cultured's Batman Day, we had our very own Allison Emm put together a homemade steampunk version of everyone's favorite femme fatale, Catwoman. Check out BN.com's Batman Day coverage online here, and make sure you pop into your local Barnes & Noble for More  →
Make Your Own Steampunk Catwoman Accessories!

Eragon Fans! Christopher Paolini Gives the Goss on Inheritance and Being a Writerbot

By SparkLifeJuly 16, 2014
This post is cross-published from SparkNotes' BFF, the Barnes and Noble Book Blog. Writing the Inheritance Cycle was like training for and competing in the Olympics. For over twelve years, I spent nearly every waking moment working on, thinking about, or discussing the series. When... More  →
Eragon Fans! Christopher Paolini Gives the Goss on <i>Inheritance</i> and Being a Writerbot
Flex Your Geek Muscle at Get Pop Cultured!

Flex Your Geek Muscle at Get Pop Cultured!

By Josh PeriloJuly 14, 2014
We love free stuff! Mostly because it's free, and partially because it's stuff... but mainly because it's FREE STUFF. This summer, Barnes & Noble is inviting all geeks worth their weight in graphic novels to come into their local stores for a month-long giveaway-athon called Get Pop... More  →

Summer Makeup: Sunset Eyes

By Allison EmmJune 27, 2014
It is officially summer time! I don’t want to be that girl overly concerned with seasonal makeup, because frankly, the makeup police is never going to arrest you for wearing neons in middle of January. You should wear whatever you want whenever you want to! I will say, how More  →
Summer Makeup: Sunset Eyes