Discussing comparisons to the likes of Orlando Weeks from The Maccabees and David Byrne of Talking Heads, Will also explained how Phoenix influenced him musically and he even took the time to shamelessly plug his upcoming tour.
Check out what happened when Will met Will for Gigwise in the video below: Will Joseph Cook will head out on his UK tour next month.
Occasionally quite violently and all over the place.
And in my experiences and never-humble-opinion, comic conventions are a for any relationships that are going to last longer than that weekend.
That's precisely what Will Joseph Cook did in the video for his song 'Girls Like Me'.
Talking to Gigwise backstage at Reading Festival 2016, the 19-year-old broke down some of the dos and don'ts of online and speed dating and explained that as cheesy as it sounds having a sense of humour is important.
“Sure, we see the wisdom in your last post on a similar subject, but surely this is different! “And quit trying to bait me into that old-ass joke.” I’ve been in comics and anime fandom long enough to remember the old adage “There is no sex at the comic con”, back when the odds of finding a girl – that wasn’t someone’s mom and/or ride – at a fandom convention was roughly as likely as finding Henry Rollins nodding along to a Michael Bolton song. Surely comic conventions have become Hedonism for Nerds, right?
I’ve also had several that didn’t go nearly as well.
(creative commons) PAX West was such a smashing success for years that the convention set up shop on the East coast.Check out the first in the series – a list of anime conventions! But in my experience of attending conventions for 14 years, you haven’t lived until you attend a convention. Check here.) Great for: Playing big-name games before they’re released, tabletop gaming, learning from industry pros Photo by Danosuke (creative commons) Who knew that a humble web comic about gamer life, borne from the creativity of two friends, would grow into the largest fan-operated gaming show for the public?Find a good one and you’ll be on your way to a 72-hour non-stop high with hundreds or thousands of people who are just as passionate as you are. The Penny Arcade comic creators could branch off into a comic convention.UPDATE [09/06/2016]: 2016 – 2017 dates, locations, pricing, and new names of select conventions. Thanks to your excellent feedback on this article, I’m starting a series of geek convention round-ups. It’s certainly not an exhaustive list, but a carefully curated one based on my experiences and those of my convention-pro friends.They’re a curated resource to see when the convention is happening and what’s worth seeing there. It’s definitely not a requirement to be a certifiable geek on a topic. Location: Seattle, WA Dates: TBA (likely Labor Day Weekend 2017, September 1-4) Ticket price: – 0 (Registration will likely open Spring 2017.