Fun at Fan Fest 2016

Cosplay, panelists and competition!

As I look forward to 2017 (and a certain New Years Resolution to keep up more with my blogging), I spent some time looking back through some fun in 2016, Phoenix Fan Fest being a part of that!


Needless to say, the trendiest cosplays at Fan Fest were anything and everything related to Stranger Things.

This wasn’t that surprising considering David Harbour and Millie Bobby Brown had a panel together, where everything from babies to drugs was discussed, with David Harbour saying that he’d love to play Indiana Jones some day, so long as he gets to pop anti-depressants before heading out to save the day.

And yes, he is as awesome in person.


Who else was awesome? Tim Rose (AKA Admiral Ackbar). He spent his entire panel telling us stories about all the creatures he’d built and brought to life (yes, his work on Labyrinth is DEFINITELY my favorite).img_20161023_132946


Jeff holds the trophy aloft!


We hold the trophy triumphant!


Finally, what other awesomeness did I engage in? PUGS of course, for an explanation see this post here. And for the first time since 2014 I WON! With a little help from my husband.

Fan Fest 2016 Guest Updates

joinus_bannerHey Readers,

With Fan Fest just over a week away I have good news and some not so good news, regarding guest announcements.

elizabeth_henstridge_bioLet’s start with the not so good. Unfortunately for Doctor Who, Broadchurch and Legends of Tomorrow fans Arthur Darvill had to cancel his appearance, “due to filming commitments”.

The good news though, especially for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fans is that Elizabeth Henstridge will a guest at Fan Fest this year, having a joint panel with Brett Dalton on Saturday from 4:00-5:00 pm, with photo ops starting at 11:00 am on Saturday.

Are you planning on going to Fan Fest? Who are you most excited to see? Let us know in the comments!

Stranger Things fans should go to Phoenix Fan Fest

Fan Fest 2016Hi Readers,

While it might seem like Summer is behind us, the Fall con season is right around the corner, what with Phoenix Fan Fest, Tucson Comic-Con and TusCon all within the next month-ish.tumblr_oay00gcixt1qm5glso1_400

So, what am I MOST looking forward to at Fan Fest this year? Well, even with Doctor Who’s Arthur Darvill, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Brett Dalton, I’m all upside down over the fact that both Millie Bobby Brown, and David Harbour of Netflix’s thrilling and nostalgia filled Stranger Things.

Now, if you haven’t seen Stranger Things, don’t read on… WAIT, you haven’t SEEN Stranger Things?!?!?! Go watch Stranger Things! BINGE IT! NOW! gallery-1470736124-stranger-things-bike-chase-1300x650

If you HAVE seen Stranger Things, you should already have passes to Fan Fest… WAIT, you DON’T have passes for Fan Fest?!?!? Go GET passes to Fan Fest!



Now that we’re all on the same page, and happily traveling to Fan Fest with the same level of enthusiasm that Eleven has for Eggo’s, it’s time squee with all the ferocity of a demogorgon!1470068583-4


Really that’s all this post is about. Me geeking out over the fact that I’ll get to see Eleven and Hopper in less than a month. All that’s left is to order my photo op and wait like Barb did for Nancy.

Too soon?!