Gary Sohmers is one of the founders of Pop Culture Expo in Boston during Memorial Day weekend this year — plus, he is officially the coolest person we’ve had the pleasure of having on the podcast! He spoke to us about his vision for Pop Culture Expo and the industry as he has seen it evolve over the years.
This weekend I went to Birmingham Comic Con. It was my first time attending, so I wasn’t sure what to expect. I was attending with my friend JoJo from CheekyGeekyGoodness who was running a stall to sell her fab geeky waistcoats and bags.
As I’ve only been to San Diego Comic Con and Anime Expo, a lot of judgements come from those past experiences. It was a small con, by those standards, consisting only of a merchandise hall. There weren’t any panels to attend or big gatherings or evening events.
Listen to the episode Gizzy B and Space Pirate Queen record in the midst of Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo — from exhausted rambling abouts, to meeting RuPaul, creeping on cosplayers and having a fit over a baby dressed like an Ewok.