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.

Looking For More Writers!

Looking For More Writers! Hey folks! We here at The Geek Lyfe are looking to bring on more writers in order to get more coverage over certain areas. While we are mainly based in Arizona, we have members in various parts of the United States. Ideally we would like to bring on people from the major states such as: California, New York, Texas, and Washington. We also would absolutely love coverage ov...

Review: SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque 2017

Review: SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque 2017 If you enjoy beautiful women, pop culture, seductive dances, and have never attended a SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque show, you are missing out big time. First and foremost, SuicideGirls are a group of girls who fight against the social norms of beauty standards by embracing the beauty of wild hair colors, tattoos, and pierces all while posing nake...

Cosplayer of the Week: Moonychka Cosplay

Cosplayer of the Week: Moonychka Cosplay I can not believe how far and wide cosplay has spread. I still remember the days where cosplaying in public was met with awkward stares and the idea of dropping a ton of money on a costume of a fictional character baffled so many. Yet here we stand today in a world where cosplay has been embraced far and wide from the coast of Long beach California to Saint...

PSA: Some Cosplayers/Vendors Feel Vulnerable At Upcoming Phoenix Comicon

PSA: Some Cosplayers/Vendors Feel Vulnerable At Upcoming Phoenix Comicon To begin I want to say that I love and adore Phoenix Comicon. Their event blew my mind when I went my first time in 2012 and was one of the major factors in me starting The Geek Lyfe. I know just how hard everyone works because I have friends who work as staff for Phoenix Comicon and don’t want to miscommunicate my feel...

Give Your D&D Characters Flaws

Give Your D&D Characters Flaws Are you a player or Dungeon Master and despite your best efforts you just can not get your dungeons and dragons character to stand out above the others in terms of background or personality? Darth Mexican is here to help! I have been a Dungeon Master since 2008 and constantly am writing up adventures for friends to enjoy. In my time as a DM, I have found that the...

Burlescapades: WildCard Volume 2 Review/Interview

Burlescapades: WildCard Volume 2 Review There I was browsing Facebook, looking for events to attend and support local businesses when out of no where, my friend Anya Graves, announced a show she was apart of. Curious, I checked into it to find it was a burlesque show held by a trope local to Arizona called Burlescapades and their event was called WildCard Volume 2! If you are unfamiliar with what ...

Interview: Anthony Piper, the Creator of Trill League

Interview: Anthony Piper, the Creator of Trill League I have always been a huge fan of comic books as they are a cornerstone of geek culture with legends such as Wonder Woman, Spider man, Batman, Superman, and so many others. Of DC and Marvel, I must say that I do heavily favor the work of DC Comics more so than Marvel due to such vibrant villains like The Joker,  Lex Luther, Darkseid, Sinestro. H...

Cosplayer of the Week: Lunar Lyn

Cosplayer of the Week: Lunar Lyn Lunar Lyn is a cosplayer that I have admired for such a long time. I remember seeing her run around in various cosplays on the convention floor but never realized such amazing costumes came from the same person! It wasn’t until I traveled to Anime Expo in 2016 with Deegan Marie and helped her with a photo shoot that I actually got to meet Lunar Lyn.  Obviousl...

10 Ways To Have A Great Convention Experience

10 Ways To Have A Great Convention Experience I love conventions, including every single aspect of them from the guests to staff to events and panels. I have been attending various conventions for years and now feel confident that I know my way around events well enough so I can have fun without going broke or getting stressed about minor problems. However I remember in vivid detail just how lost ...

Additional Perks of Playing Games Online

Additional Perks of Playing Games Online If you’re an online gamer, then you’re probably sick of hearing that it’s nothing but a waste of time. There are actually many perks that go hand in hand with online gaming that most people may not even be aware of! Here are some of the top ones: Increased Co-Ordination All of those hours spent blasting and aiming actually helps you to refine your hand eye ...

Feature: Chocozumo (Photographer)

Feature: Chocozumo (Photographer) In Arizona we have such a rich and vibrant cosplay community filled of talented Cosplayers, costumer makers, convention organizers, and especially cosplay photographers. One of these photographers in particular does a fantastic job with his camera, lights, and photo shop. On top of all of this, he is so young to boot! His name is Connor Heinzmann and he goes profe...

Wondercon 2017 was amazing! (Review)

Wondercon 2017 was amazing! (Review) In 2016 I just got out of a break up and had a tax refund siting in my bank account so I did what any rational person would do and booked a flight to LA for Wondercon! It was actually my first time traveling by myself knowing almost no one in the California scene. Sticking true to my roots, I was mostly a wallflower that soaked in the sights and people around m...

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