Darth Mexican

Darth Mexican has been a geek for 26 years. His interests include Anime, Cosplay, Comic Books, Kung Fu films, Video Games and Table Top Gaming. With strong character traits such as optimism and ambition, it's hardly a surprise that Darth Mexican decided to create a blog centered around Geek Culture that kept the community updated on all things they care for. However, he knew that he could not possibly tackle this beast by himself and recruited Spocktopus to his cause. Darth Mexican loves his team, this page, and those that follow it.

10 Ways To Ensure You Survive Summer Conventions

10 Ways To Ensure You Survive Summer Conventions Hello hello! My name is DeAngelo and I attend a number of conventions throughout the year. Many of them take place in a state that is known for its intense heat, Arizona. I, like many others in our state, defy the sun regularly due to the best conventions happening during this time. Phoenix Comicon, San Diego Comic Con, Colossal Con, Mega Con, E3, a...

5 Ways To Darken The Setting Of Your Dungeons and Dragons Adventure

5 Ways To Darken The Setting Of Your Dungeons and Dragons Adventure My friends, I must admit something to you: I crave stories of horror that often leaves the heroes in a world with little hope and every victory comes at such a high cost. I’m not sure whether it was stumbling upon H.P. Lovecraft, my love for My Chemical Romance, or just deep seeded issues I have yet to sort out but I need to...

Cobalt Cosplay Tackles MCM London Comic Con

Cobalt Cosplay tackles MCM London Comic Con MCM London Comic Con was sun, sweat, and security. The sun was out in full force, making some cosplayers change their plans and strip down into back up cosplays or casual versions. Although some decided to brace the sun and go all out in armour. With about 75% of the Excel halls opened for Comic Con, the security this year was a lot tighter than it has b...

Interview: Sincerely Sam

Interview: Sincerely Sam Ladies and gentlemen I have a wonderful artist to introduce you to! She is the creator of all things dope, kawaii, and pretty darn purple! Her name is Sincerely Sam and she specializes in creating fan art of her favorite series along with her own original creations. She can be found at most conventions on the west coast offering her incredible wares to anyone lucky enough ...

Come To Terms With The Fact That You Are Wonderful

Come To Terms With The Fact That You Are Wonderful My name is DeAngelo and I am Darth Mexican, aka the founder of The Geek lyfe. Recently I had to sit down and really evaluate my life on what I wanted, why I had not reached my goals yet, and then what I did in response to not completing those goals. It gave me a lot of insight and I later found that many others suffer through the same issues so I ...

Cosplayer of the Week: Kingdom of Ribbon

Cosplayer of the Week: Kingdom of Ribbon Ladies and gentlemen, I hope you are having a fantastic weekend! Darth Mexican here and I am bringing you another incredible cosplayer by the name of Kingdom of Ribbon! She hails from Arizona and enjoys comics, video games, anime, and so much more! She was referred to us by various cosplayers in the community who had nothing but great things to say about he...

Five Postmodern Jukebox Songs To Snap Suspenders To

Five Postmodern Jukebox Songs To Snap Suspenders To Are you like and believe wholeheartedly that society needs more pompadours, suspenders, dances, and big bands? Long have I listened to old school crooners such as Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como and was sent to heaven by the majesty of Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday while dreading the overwhelmingly annoying yet catchy pop music that t...

Phoenix Comicon 2017 from a Cosplayer’s Perspective

Phoenix Comicon 2017 from a Cosplayer’s Perspective Written by Schrei205 By now, we’re all aware of most of the drama coming out of Phoenix Comicon. The volunteer situation led to some other big concerns with staffing and security. The prop ban was controversial. Darth Mexican wrote a great review of the con from the general attendee’s point of view, but what was it like for a cosplayer this year?...

Cosplayer of the Week: AssassinForte

Cosplayer of the Week: AssassinForte Earlier this year at Wondercon I came across the most incredible cosplay. Someone, other than myself loved the Goofy Movie and one of its prominent characters by the name of Powerline. I had never seen someone do a cosplay of such an incredible character before and just had to hunt him down for a photo! Little did I know that he would also attend Phoenix Comico...

Phoenix Comicon: It Was The Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times

Phoenix Comicon: It Was The Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times Phoenix Comicon had been in the mouths of many people even prior to the actual event weekend due to a number of reasons: a change of policy, a questionable ban on a vendor, an awkward survey that asked intimate questions, a change to paid panel seating for certain guests and so much more. Despite these many mishaps, a lot of geek...

Interview: Julius Photography

Interview: Julius Photography Ladies and gentlemen, there are some people in this world that are filled with such talent that they make the most incredible techniques look like a simple flick of the wrist. Today I bring you an exceptional photographer by the name of Tony Julius of Tony Julius Photography. he is located in Arizona and although he is very well known for his cosplay photography, he a...

One Of The Most Adorable Geeky Proposals Ever

One Of The Most Adorable Geeky Proposal Ever One of the main reasons I get up every single day and put my all into The Geek Lyfe is the people. If it were not for the geeks who have the courage to chase their heart’s desire, our culture would only have reached so far and would be so bland. Thankfully there are those brave souls who ran with all their might despite the odds or situation they ...

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