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Podcast Ep. 35 – “Making Hobbies a Business”

This week we break down what it takes to turn your hobby, be it cosplay, photography, or underwater basket-weaving, into a (hopefully profitable) business.

Podcast Credits

Hosts
Hillary Lewis
Rachel Stewart
Ryan Couture

Special Guests
Nick Schale
Russ Matthews

Theme Music
Michael Wallace

Editing
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

We’d liked to give a special thanks to Derreck’s basement.

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Podcast Ep. 34 – “DC TV-verse or the DCTVU”

This week, your favorite three podcast hosts sit down to talk about DC Comics’ TV universe, focusing on this season’s Arrow and Flash shows along with what we expect and look forward to it The CW’s new Legends of Tomorrow and CBS’ Supergirl.

Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart
Ryan Couture

Theme Music
Michael Wallace

Editing
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

We’d liked to give a special thanks to Derreck’s basement.

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Podcast Ep. 33 – “Cosplay 101: ConQuesT 46 Panel”

Listen in to our live-recorded Cosplay 101 panel from ConQuesT 46, held on Memorial Day weekend. This panel was held at a local, fantasy and sci-fi literature convention with the George R.R. Martin as the guest editor of honor. We got to sit in the Iron Throne, host a couple panels, and check out some wonderful dealers. This panel was recorded live and is unedited and uncut. I moderate along with Rachel Stewart of the Super Sirens, Dennis Butt of Butthead Costumes, and Amber Bingham of Ana Chronistic Cosplay. Enjoy!

 

 Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart

Special Guests
Amber Bingham
Dennis Butt

Theme Music
Michael Wallace

Editing
Derreck Mayer

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

We’d liked to give a special thanks to ConQuesT 46 for allowing us to host two panels and providing us with table space during their Memorial Day weekend convention.

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Podcast Ep. 32 – “Genderbending and Crossplay”

This week we break down the differences between Genderbent Cosplay and Crossplay. For those of you new to these concepts, you’ll learn what it’s like to genderbend or crossplay a character from comics, movies, TV, and more. Ian and I host along with returning guest Austin from our “New to Cosplay” podcast and introducing a first-time guest, Marie Vera. After listening, comment on this post and let us know if you have any genderbending or crossplay experience or if you have any questions\comments about these types of cosplay. Enjoy!

 Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Ian Turner

Special Guests
Marie Vera Lim
Austin Brubaker

Theme Music
Michael Wallace

Editing
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

We’d liked to give a special thanks to the Lackman Library of the Johnson County library system.

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Podcast Ep. 31 – “Age of Ultron and MCU Wrap-Up”

This week, we sit down to discuss our thoughts on Avengers: Age of Ultron, what we liked, what we didn’t, and what we expect\wish to see in the upcoming 2015 and 2015 Marvel Studios films including Ant-Man, Captain America: Civil War, and more! We talk the new Avengers lineup, Thanos finally getting out of his chair, and how we think Civil War will differ from the comic book story arc of the same name. So listen in, enjoy, and let us know your thoughts!

 

Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart
Ryan Couture

Special Guests
David Esmale Hill
Travis Brotherton

Theme Music
Michael Wallace

Editing
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

We’d liked to give a special thanks to the Lackman Library of the Johnson County library system.

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Podcast Ep. 30 – “Live at the Age of Ultron Premiere!”

KC Cosplay & Photography attended three Avengers: Age of Ultron premieres and the Ultimate Marvel Marathon! Four events at four different theaters across three different theater companies. We had tons of cosplayers including two Captain Americas, an Iron Man, Dr. Strange, Daredevil, a couple Scarlet Witches including a comic book version, Nick Fury, Black Widow, Ms. Marvel, Hawkeye, Quicksilver, Thor, Falcon, Pepper Pots, and Iron Fist. While at the first of the three premieres, we interviewed our cosplayers to see who they were cosplaying and what they were hoping for out of the new Marvel film. So, listen in and enjoy! Don’t forget to Assemble!

  

Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart

Special Guests
Please see our Avengers: Age of Ultron gallery to see everyone involved!

Theme Music
Michael Wallace

Editing
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

We’d liked to give a special thanks to the movie theaters that not only let us join them but were incredibly supportive and welcoming: AMC Theaters Town Center 20 and Studio 28, Phoenix Legends 14, Alamo Drafthouse KC.

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Podcast Ep. 29 – “New to Cosplay”

This week, we sit down with two of our newer members to discuss what it’s like to be new to cosplay, how to get started picking characters and costumes, and more. If you’re new to the group or haven’t been to many events, this week’s episode will give you a taste of what it’s like to start becoming a more active member. So sit back, listen, and enjoy!

 

Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart
Ryan Couture

Special Guests
Austin Brubaker
Jillian Stewart

Theme Music
Michael Wallace

Editing
Derreck Mayer

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

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Podcast Ep. 28 – “Daredevil Season 1 Breakdown”

This week, we sit down to discuss season 1 of the new Netflix original series, Daredevil from Marvel Studios. This series is the first in a set of four including AKA Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist, which all lead up to The Defenders. Season 1 of Daredevil takes place in Hell’s Kitchen in New York City. This is Marvel Studios’ first series or film that would be rated R. It’s dark, gritty, and intense. Listen to hear more about the smash hit first season that already has season two ordered (which was not confirmed until after we recorded)!

 

Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart
Ryan Couture

Special Guests
Frank Jenks

Theme Music
Michael Wallace

Editing
Rachel Stewart

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

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Podcast Ep. 27 – “Top 5 Sci-Fi Films”

This week, four of us sit down to discuss our individual Top 5 favorite science fiction films of all time. We’ve got everything from the classic 2001: A Space Odyssey up through some of the most recent sci-fi flicks. Join Rachel, Ryan, and I along with first-time guest, Timmy for our latest Top 5 podcast!

Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart
Ryan Couture

Special Guests
Timothy Jackson

Theme Music
Michael Wallace

Editing
Rachel Stewart

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

A special thanks to the Johnson County Resource Library.

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Podcast Ep. 26 – “Essence of LARP”

What would a cosplay podcast be if we didn’t discuss the growing phenomenon of LARPing at some point?  Pretty silly!  Some incredibly entertaining guests join us to breakdown the very essence of LARPing for us, discuss the multiple connections to cosplay itself, and even talk about starting a brand new LARP system here in Kansas City.  Give these guys a listen and check out the links below to try out LARPing for yourself.

Podcast Credits

Hosts
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart

Special Guests
Bradley Beeghley
Jon Hall
Lucas Pauley
Winston Weaver

Editing
Derreck Mayer
Rachel Stewart

Producers
Rachel Stewart
Derreck Mayer

A special thanks to the Johnson County Resource Library.

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