AnachroCon, the time traveler's convention, is held in Atlanta, GA the last weekend of February. I stopped by to talk to cosplayers, authors, and actors about their views on history. You'll be able to hear these stories on the new podcast, Change Over Time, coming in April. In the meantime, enjoy some photos.
What's a time traveler's convention without watches?
Interview with Dacre Stoker
Dacre Stoker is the great-grandnephew of Bram Stoker. We talked about the historical interpretation of Dracula.
Cosplay Social Media Jokes
Here's another twist on AnachroCon's theme. A peasant dress circa 1066 and a message about how the Battle of Hastings didn't go as planned.
Shannon Truax, the proprietor of Boneshaker Boxes.
A Boneshaker Box
One of Shannon Truax's boxes for sale.
Portable Tea Time
A self contained tea box. Everything you need to brew a cup wherever you are. By Shannon Truax.
Tea Time II
Fr. Mike's Box
The box from the undead hunter himself. Learn more about Fr. Mike in the special Change Over Time episode.
Fr. Mike's Box, Part II
Whatever you need to hunt the supernatural, it's in the box.
A Victorian iPod
Another Boneshaker Box, this one has working speakers. Plug in your phone or mp3 player and listen wherever you are without breaking character.
Gary Alston, of DaVinci Scientifica, available for all your cosplay needs.
If it's steampunk, it's either gears or goggles.
Yet More Tea
As you might guess, there's a lot of focus on tea at AnachroCon.
Self-described mad scientist, Patrick Taylor with two of his creations.
Rococoa Strawberry Shortcake
AnachroCon's theme was the 60s through time. This cosplaying troupe chose the 1760s, known as Rococoa. Their twist on the theme was Strawberry Shortcake. Guess who's who.
Cosplay Comes in All Ages
This couple is cosplaying the classic Star Trek look. It isn't a coincidence that he is a red shirt and she is medical.
This isn't cosplay
He's just fabulous.
Members of the Zholdak Kozaky display their weapon skills.