2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Karan Ashley Talks POWER RANGERS Fandom & POWER RANGERS Reboot

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Love it or hate it, Power Rangers was (and still is, to a degree) a huge pop culture phenomenon. Though the franchise continues to exist on the small screen today, it is undeniable the impact that it had on my childhood (and many others) back in the 90s.  Therefore to cap off my coverage of C2E2, I took a walk back down the memory lane of my childhood and spoke with actress Karan Ashley about her stint as the Yellow Rangers in the earlier years of the franchise. Continue reading “2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Karan Ashley Talks POWER RANGERS Fandom & POWER RANGERS Reboot”

2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Diego Gonzalez Talks Body Art & Con Fandom

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Last year, I stumbled upon a terrific artist by the name of Diego Gonzalez, whose airbrush art was quite incredible.  Since then, I kept in touch and was happy to learn that he was returning to this year’s C2E2 with his art.  Knowing that he is always pushing himself to do the new & inventive things (whether its airbrushing custom caps, controllers, shoes, etc.), I made it a point to visit him again this year to see what he was up to… Continue reading “2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Diego Gonzalez Talks Body Art & Con Fandom”

2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Costume Designer Ann Foley Talks Costuming The AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

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There are many elements that viewers take for granted when watching a beloved television series.  It can be something as complex as the music score or something simple as sound effects; regardless, without these elements a show can intrinsically feel empty.  However, one other element that viewers sometimes overlook is the importance of costume design.  A great costume’s can effectively say SO much about the character’s idiosyncrasies, history, etc.  With all that said, at this year’s C2E2, I caught up with renowned costume designer, Ann Foley, to pick her brain about costuming the AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.           Continue reading “2016 Chicago Comics & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) EXCLUSIVE: Costume Designer Ann Foley Talks Costuming The AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.”