Author: Lohanne Cook

Who Will be the Next Chosen One for the Buffy Reboot

For a while, there have been rumors of casting for a potential rebooting of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. While there has yet to be an official casting announcement,  I took it upon myself as a BtVS fan to speak it into existence for the amazing actors to take on the role as the chosen one.  I am aware that reboots can be tricky because there is a balance of paying homage to the beloved franchise and ...

Brown Geeks Top Picks in TV and Movies of 2020

This year saw excellent additions to geek TV and movies. And since we had to spend the past nine months indoors, this was very much needed. Whether it was tackling racism and Lovecraftian monsters or the misadventures on the U.S.S. Cerritos, here are Brown Geeks’ top picks in Television and movies. And yes, they are all streaming. Amisha’s Picks: The Haunting of Bly Manor and Lovecraft...

Seven Spooky Cosplayers, MUAs and Cospainters to Follow

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5 Terrifying Bogeymen in Latinx and Hispanic Culture

Every culture has a bogeyman — a foreboding creature that strikes fear and cautions us from an early age to behave, whether it is Baba Yaga from Russia or the Jumbie from Caribbean folklore. The foreboding creature takes many shapes and I thought I’d start with the bogeyman (boogeyman) of Latinx and Hispanic origin.  First off, who is the Bogeyman?  The monster is known around the world by many na...

DC Heroes to Cosplay That Aren’t the Big Seven

DC FanDome is the first of its kind for the major comic book company. The online event takes a big dive into the DC universe from panels, artworks, cosplays, and first looks at new content. I thought we should explore the DC universe’s lesser-known characters that’d make for great cosplay. You know the ones beyond the popular seven — the Flash, Green Lantern (Hal Jordan) Wonder Woman, ...

Brown Geek Spotlight: Lucia Marte AKA IsSheBlackorAzn

Popular makeup artist and cospainter, Lucia Marte, also known by her moniker “IsSheBlackorAzn” chats with Lohanne on The NerdMix podcast about her realistic yet glamorous takes on pop culture characters including Dragon Ball Z, Marvel, Avatar the Last Airbender, Disney and more. From learning technique to stories about fans and celebrities reacting to her geeky looks, Lucia discusses the unique ch...

10 Legend of Korra Cosplays You Need to See

The Legend of Korra is now on Netflix and what better way to celebrate than featuring cosplayers who brought some of our favorite characters to life. In the follow up to Avatar: The Last Airbender, we are now joining the universe post Aang with the newest reincarnation of the Avatar, Korra. Skilled, confident and a little hard-headed, we join her on her journey mastering the elements and taking on...

5 Superheroes to Cosplay That You Never Knew About

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Detectives, Batman, Femme Fatales: The 10 Best Noir-Inspired Cosplays

Film Noir is such a celebrated and fun subculture from the classic fashion to the alluring lingo. There’s something menacing, mysterious and moody about the entire genre. Who doesn’t love a good detective film from the 1940s or a neo-noir flick like Brick. As Avaaz prepares for the upcoming Shorts Film Fest Contest, I thought we would take a moment and investigate some of the best cost...

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