Con survival guide: What to expect at your first pop culture convention

Oh hey, I don't just spend my time at ren faires, I also spend them geeking out at pop culture conventions. Because of course I do. If you've never been to a pop culture convention and are of the geekier persuasion, you might be missing out on some major fun. There are hundreds of pop culture conventions around the world that span from traditional comic book conventions to book conventions, anime conventions, and specialty conventions of all flavors. If you're heading to your own local convention for the first time, I've got some basics rules and tips to make it more enjoyable. Let's talk about pop culture convention tips for surviving your first con.

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Think Fool: The April Fool's Day tradition that doesn't suck

It's that time of year again: April Fools! That means it's the day that Think Geek unveils all manner of craze-mazing products that make our minds spin and our wallets want to bleed imaginary cash. April Fool's day went from my second most-loathed holiday (Valentine's Day is first place) to one of my favorite days of the year because of this geeky product madness…