You may know me as one of my characters; The raging and lisping "Francis", the southern redneck "Jessy" or maybe you just know me as me; Boogie2988. Gamer, vlogger, armchair philosopher and all around (and I do mean round) kinda guy.
Creepy Pasta is the new Urban Legend. Horror stories and experiences from around the internet are crawling out of the wood work and coming to your ears from one specific voice. MrCreepyPasta, horror story teller of YouTube, is a well known voice for such famous horror characters such as Jeff the Killer, Smile.Dog and Eyeless Jack. He started 6 year ago and over that time the Creepy Pasta narrators have grown exponentially over the years to becoming a staple in the YouTube community and in the horror genre with over 1.2 million subscribers.
Since the creation of the channel, he has moved into voice acting. He has made small appearances in anime as well as taking the genre to new highest, MrCreepyPasta has produced 2 Creepy Pasta Collection Anthologies that have broken the top 50 Horror Anthologies on amazon and 1 successfully kickstarted comic book title.
The Taffeta Darling is a nostalgic 80s baby obsessed with The 80s, old cartoons, Kurt Russell (in general), music, cult classic movies, Batman comics and video games. Her career as an internationally published pinup model and cosplayer has transitioned into her being a well-known convention guest, panelist, and moderator, having worked events from Colorado to New York. She created the weekly live streaming show on Facebook: FANGIRLS in which her and Stina Glitters drink beer and discuss all topics in the geek and retro realms. When Taffeta does take a moment to breathe and relax, she enjoys lounging around in her PJs reading a good book and cuddling with her dog Thorondor & cat Houdini.
Anthony is simply a goofball who likes Kirby far too much. Going by the name AntDude, he's a YouTuber who makes videos highlighting random games, such as Kirby, Kingdom Hearts, even some fan-made ROM hacks, and makes jokes while doing so.
After gaining a degree in International Relations, living abroad, and spending two years in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, Gaijin Goombah decided to devote his YouTube career to teaching multiculturalism around the world through the medium of video games.
From recent to retro, he explains a multitude of cultural references found in these games, and how video games can better educate the world about not only different cultures, but also perspectives and ways of thinking. Together with the other Game Theorists, MatPat, Drake, and Ronnie Oni Edwards, Gaijin pursues something more than just mind-rotting in games; Education and understanding of the world we live in.
YouTuber Shesez runs the series called Boundary Break, where he takes us above and beyond the set boundaries of video games. With his help we can see those areas of games that were never meant to be more than scenery or decoration.
Over the years he has transformed the series into a educational program to help understand developer secrets and techniques.
Award winning cosplayer and crafter Stina Glitters has been an active cosplayer since 2013 and is now a full time working artist in the field. In 2015 she paired up with Taffeta Darling to join and co-host The Fangirls of Dallas. Together they spread the joys and chaos of fandoms every week!
Some of her interests (addictions) include: Batman, Overwatch, SNES, rubber ducks, glitter (obviously) and beef jerky. Just don't ask her what happened to her video game collection.
Wood Hawker is an eccentric Australian (but living in America) video game orientated content creator. You can find his reviews and random stupidity on the YouTube channel, Beatemups. Come for the games but stay for the... I dunno, accent?
Heavily focused on everything Nintendo, reviewing almost everything Switch he can get his hands on. Although his channel covers everything across gaming, from the classic NES all the way to newest PS4 & Xbox One.
Whether you are looking for reviews, gaming discussions, vlogs, fanmail unboxings, skits, top 10 lists, podcasts, clickbait or awkward humor, he has you covered.
Tales of Taylor
Tales of Taylor is a friendly guy who enjoys horchata and collecting video game memorabilia a little too much. Best known for his documentary-style vlogs on collecting video games in obscure ways, Taylor strives on creating an original and fun look into his video game obsession!
The Game Chasers
Billy and Jay make up the dynamic game collecting duo known as The Game Chasers. Their mission: to scour the land far and wide to uncover gaming treasures of old. Whether it be gaming stores, flea markets, thrift stores, or even peoples attics, they seek out retro games and have a blast while doing it. In 2011 they decided to put their adventures on YouTube and became an instant hit.
Humanoid chameleon, actress, voice actor, cosplayer, retro game lover and sci-fi nerd.
Lana Marie has been active for over 15+ years in the Texas community as an Actor & Voice Actress. Lana is also known for her costume design; ranging from her original designs to her favorite characters from: video games, anime, comic books, and popular films.
She has been invited to appear as a cosplay guest, panelist, & costume judge at multiple conventions featuring her work.
Addictions: 80s music videos, 80s movies, Batman, Mortal Kombat & Street of Rage will always have a place in her heart.
"Comic" Drake McWhorter
Drake McWhorter is a member of The Weekly Pull, and a former member of ScrewAttack. He's the creator of the hit shows Smash History, Crossover, Unpopular Gaming Opinions and runs the ComicDrake channel. If it's nerdy, he's a fan. Oh, and did we mention that he's a snappy dresser?
Eric "8-bit" Perez started playing video games at the age of four when his older brother bought a Sega Master System. From there he was instantly hooked on playing with anything he could get his hands on. Shortly after, his life was forever changed when he received his own NES for Christmas and the rest is history. In 2010, he created a video game review show called The 8-bit Eric Show on YouTube. Since then, he decided to start collecting video games again and became friends with many other gamers in the YouTube community.
Sarah Bellum first dipped her toes in the waters of cosplay while attending her first convention in 2014 after thoroughly enjoying piecing together geek-themed costumes for her family each Halloween. Known for putting her own spin on canon costumes, her natural flair and sense of style shines through in her work.
She has successfully painted her femme Wolverine as pin-up and sent Dark Phoenix to the prom, with surprising and lovely results. Sarah has also put her talents and good nature to work by volunteering with Heroic Inner Kids and has given her time to the after-school Geek and Fandom club at her daughter's school. Sarah was also the originator and organizer of the now annual Cosplay Prom in Dallas, Texas, giving cosplay folks an opportunity to dress-up in both costume and formal wear to dance the night away!
Scott (Scottsquatch) started the YouTube channel Scottsquatch over 10 years ago. During that time, he created the shows Video Game Sellers and Garage Sale Video Game Finds. Scott also films game hunting videos from around the world while on tour, working for the rock band KoRn. His house is literally filled with video game stuff, from the kitchen to the cat room, which his wife Katie (who's in many of the videos) is nice enough to put up with. On top of playing and collecting games since the age of 3, he has been working in the game selling business for over 15 years. If you're ever in the Tampa Bay area in Florida, come visit him on Sundays at the Wagon Wheel Flea market. He's tall, he's hairy, he's Scottsquatch.
Okchief420 loves everything video games. He plays, collects, hunts, anything and everything to find old games. He is best known for his GameStop Dumpster Diving series, where he finds all sorts of free items tossed away by the game store. Along with his best friend Will, he also does food reviews as The Food Chasers.
Houston's own George "G" Gracin has been an enthusiast of video gaming for over 25 years and shares his dedication through his YouTube Channel, G to the Next Level.
"Retro Gaming in the Modern Age" is his channel's motto, as he makes retrospective reviews, "Level 10" countdown lists, childhood stories, console reviews, candid commentary, various Sonic the Hedgehog videos (he's a huge fan!), and much more. Though a Sega fan first, he has a passion for all things retro and the gaming world is too vast and intriguing to remain in one category. G hopes to inspire, educate, and entertain those who join him on his journey through the past, present, & future: Level by Level.
In addition to G to the Next Level, George assists in writing blog articles for gaming sites like racketboy.com, appears on various gaming podcasts, and is an active part of the Houston Retro Gamers community.