World-Record-Breaking Chap Olympiad This Saturday

If you haven’t already heard about the Chap Olympiad – now into its second decade of events – then you have some catching up to do. Every year hundreds of well-dressed competitors assemble in London’s Bedford Square Gardens to compete in such games as ironing board surfing, umbrella jousting and volleyball with bowler hats. The … Read more

Stop Sexualising Cosplayers!

Stop sexualising cosplayers!

“Nerdy babes dress up in sexy costumes for London Comic Con” – the headline used by The Daily Star just hours after the event finished. That said, it wouldn’t have taken long to rehash its headline from the last MCM event in October: “Raunchy cosplay babes flock to UK as Comic Con hits capital.” Underneath … Read more