The Hero Initiative is dedicated to providing comic book creators with a financial safety net. Read about their Kansas City ties on KC Geeks.
If you haven’t heard of Operation Supply Drop (OSD), they are a non-profit organization that was founded in 2010 to deliver video game care packages overseas to deployed troops. Since then, the national organization has grown to include substantial programming to help veterans through their transition and into finding their new “tribe.” All OSD programs directly touch on mental health, […]
It has been a whirlwind of a couple weeks, with Kansas City Comic Con and MidAmeriCon II/WorldCon back to back! I have seen and experienced so much geekiness recently, it’s hard to go back to “ordinary life.” I’ll start with a recap of Comic Con, so those of you who couldn’t attend can at least […]
If you spend hours gaming – whether video, card, board, or otherwise – wouldn’t it be nice if you could also do some good at the same time? Gaming charity Extra Life, and its local Kansas City Guild, let you do just that. One of the first emails I got on my Contact Page was […]
Look around at any con, movie premiere, or pretty much the entire month of October, and you’ll get an eyeful of costumes. From superheroes, to book and TV characters, to princesses and knights in shining armor, everyone gets a chance to be someone else, at least for a little while. But wheelchair costumes? Not so […]