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On “Stealing” or “Copying” Cosplay Ideas

Cosplayers can be a very territorial bunch at times. Let’s face it: it sometimes feels like there’s no costumes that have been left undone. So much so that I sometimes see cosplayers creating outfits in advance of them being fully released, like creating a costume from a movie preview... Read the Rest »

On Steampunk and Cosplay

There is no great Council of Steampunk. No overseeing ruling class that decides what it is and is not. Yet, it seems many people on the internet think they are a part of this imaginary institution. These elite few believe they wield the power to dictate what is acceptable.... Read the Rest »