Dec. 24, 2020
Gather round, nerds, and get ready for a holiday tale. On this episode of Cosplay and Cocktails, Jessi and Paige dive into their favorite holiday legend, the Yule Lads. Bonus? A Yule Lad cosplay challenge.
Dec. 10, 2020
After being challenged to cosplay an inanimate object by a fellow cosplayer, Jessi got to work immediately while Paige continued to struggle with this cosplay challenge right up to the very end.
Nov. 26, 2020
As if cosplay wasn’t cool enough, imagine combining it with the performance art of burlesque. On this week’s episode Jessi and Paige learn all about “nerdlesque” from burlesque performer and fellow cosplayer, Kia Sangria
Nov. 12, 2020
On this episode of Cosplay and Cocktails, Jessi and Paige enjoy a happy hour interview with cosplayer, shapeshifter, and makeup extraordinaire, Bo or FaceofBoaz as she’s know to the World Wide Web. You won’t want to miss the…
Oct. 29, 2020
Happy Spooky Season, nerds. On this episode of Cosplay and Cocktails, Jessi gets really excited over a Massachusetts weird fish sighting. But wait there’s more. Paige and Jessi have the honor of doing an interview with the q…
Oct. 22, 2020
It’s Cosplay and Cocktail time, ladies and gentlefolk. On this episode, Jessi and Paige take on another cosplay challenge. This time, each cosplayer must portray a character from the neck up only.
Oct. 8, 2020
This week, Jessi and Paige discuss the future and how 2020 maybe wasn’t the best year to decide to start a podcast revolving around an activity that is typically done in a public setting. You know, pandemic things.
Oct. 1, 2020
Yer a wizard ! Or we are anyway, because on this episode, Jessi and Paige do a Harry Potter inspired cosplay challenge. But, hey, that’s not all. The topic of the challenge leads into a conversation about problematic people …
Sept. 24, 2020
Whether it’s physical limitations and inconveniences or things that make you feel self conscious, everybody has something that makes cosplaying a little bit tricky. But luckily, that’s what today’s topic is all about. On tod…
Sept. 17, 2020
On this episode, Jessi and Paige “compete” in another cosplay challenge. This time they each have to throw together a cosplay the other one has done in the past. The catch? They only have 24 hours to put it together and no s…
Sept. 10, 2020
On this episode, Jessi and Paige give a run down of their shenanigans from virtual DragonCon weekend. From recreating old cosplays and having glow stick backyard dance parties to the virtual content DragonCon offered, Jessi …
Sept. 3, 2020
On this episode of Cosplay and Cocktails, Jessi and Paige mourn the loss of DragonCon 2020 by playing the drinking game, The Drunken Dragon.
Aug. 27, 2020
On this episode of Cosplay and Cocktails, Jessi and Paige attend their first virtual convention, Metaverse Virtual Comic Con.
Aug. 20, 2020
On this episode, Jessi makes a very exciting announcement. That’s it that’s the episode. Just kidding. Jessi and Paige do another cosplay challenge. This time, they were tasked with making a completely new cosplay using only…
Aug. 13, 2020
It’s not as bad as it sounds. Or is it? On this episode, Jessi and Paige interview cosplayer and fellow nerd, Jake Wright, who just happens to be Jessi’s little brother.
Aug. 7, 2020
Buckle up, because on this episode Jessi and Paige get to chat with fellow cosplayer and geek Casey Renee Cosplay. From booze and cosplay fails to DND we cover it all!
July 30, 2020
In this episode of Cosplay and Cocktails, Jessi and Paige face off in the podcast's first ever cosplay challenge. Both cosplayers had to put together an all new costume without purchasing any new materials or using anything…
July 23, 2020
What's that? You want to hear Jessi and Paige answer more questions about cosplaying? Well, are you in for a treat. On this episode, Jessi and Paige answer some listener email questions as well as questions from an online co…
July 16, 2020
Jessi and Paige have a blast on this weeks episode during their interview with fellow cosplayer, JediManda! From wig making to some amazingly intricate costumes, Amanda had a lot of great knowledge and insights to share.
July 9, 2020
After making the difficult decision to cancel their 2020 DragonCon plans, Jessi and Paige figured it was time to give their favorite convention a tribute episode. So join us, won’t you, for an episode on DragonCon, the fando…
July 2, 2020
Jessi and Paige have the privilege of interviewing friend of the podcast, Shelia of Red Shoes, Red Wine. Shelia, who started out making Halloween costumes from cardboard has created some seriously beautiful cosplays over the…
June 25, 2020
On this episode, Jessi and Paige read through some listener questions from their inbox !
June 18, 2020
After receiving a listener email, Jessi and Paige dive into the meaning of “Cosplay is not Consent”.
June 11, 2020
With conventions being non existent right now in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, cosplay stories are hard to come by, so this week Jessi and Paige play a fun game of Cosplay Never Have I Ever for your entertainment... an…
May 28, 2020
This episode of your favorite podcast about cosplay and cocktails is going to focus on what the term Disney bounding is and different ways to “bound” at your favorite theme parks. Disney favorites and future Disney bounds ar…
May 21, 2020
Marie Kondo, if you're reading this, Jessi and Paige have alot of cosplay stuff that needs organized.. just don't try to throw anything away, it all sparks joy. On this episode, Jessi and Paige discuss the struggles of cospl…
May 14, 2020
On todays episode, Jessi and Paige talk all things Star Wars in honor of not only May the 4th, but also the 20th epsiode of Cosplay and Cocktails AND Jessi and Paige's 23rd friend-iversary.
May 7, 2020
With everything going on in the world right now many cosplayers are facing economic hardships, which leads to the question, is cosplaying on a budget possible? On this episode, Jessi and Paige discuss different ways they hav…
April 30, 2020
Need a social distancing pick me up? Come join Jessi and Paige as they play their favorite game, It's Not Called What You Would Prefer... or would you rather as most people know it. This edition of It's Not Called What You …
April 23, 2020
.Yep. You guessed it, we are coming to you live (ok not really) from social distancing. So, to brighten our spirits, in this episode Jessi and Paige discuss future cosplay plans for the year in detail . Listen, we all need s…
April 16, 2020
On this episode, Jessi and Paige discuss how mental health and cosplay affect one another and touch on some of the mental health resources that are available at conventions.
April 9, 2020
This episode is about all things COVID 19. Jessi and Paige discuss not only how living in a pandemic is affecting them personally but on a wider spectrum as well. How are cosplayers and con goers handling their favorite conv…
April 2, 2020
The title of this episode may be deceiving, because honestly, it’s just all about Jessi and Paige’s advice for first time con goers.
March 26, 2020
Have you ever wondered what goes into putting a cosplay together from start to finish? Luckily for you, on this episode, Jessi and Paige breakdown two of their very favorite cosplays. Jess discusses what all went into her ve…
March 19, 2020
Are you ready for this? ( cue Space Jam theme song) On this episode, Jessi and Paige play a cocktail induced game of "would you rather" and get into all kinds of cosplay and convention based scenarios. Is this an episode whe…
March 12, 2020
Going to a new convention is always an adventure and C2E2 was no exception. On this episode, Jessi and Paige talk about their very first visit to C2E2 in Chicago and how a few bumps in the road didn't keep them from having a…
March 5, 2020
Jessi and Paige have the privilege of interviewing their very first guest of the podcast, Natasha of Sewcialist Revolution. Natasha, who has experience with a lot of theater costuming, has been cosplaying since 2001. Her exp…
Feb. 27, 2020
What started out as an episode discussing girl power and the badass women of cosplay, quickly turned into a bit of a tipsy rant when Jessi and Paige stumble across an article that shocks them. Luckily, cocktails were involve…
Feb. 20, 2020
Listener beware, for on this episode Jessi and Paige tell the tales of some of their biggest cosplay problems. It’s not for the faint of heart. Just kidding... it’s a lot of laughing, champagne, and confetti.
Feb. 13, 2020
In this episode, Paige turns into VSCO Rey while teaching Jessi how hashtags work. And if that’s not enough, get ready to hear some of our favorite con stories while coming up with this weeks cocktail on the spot.
Feb. 6, 2020
Join us won't you for another history lesson. On this episode we drink more than we probably should while trying to discuss the history of conventions ( comic book, fan, sci-fi, etc.). Jessi also gives Paige a DND lesson, an…
Jan. 30, 2020
This week Paige and Jessi discuss their first CosplayandCocktails signature cocktail, what they’ve been watching on tv, and the history of cosplay !
Jan. 23, 2020
20 questions part two. Jessi and Paige continue their came of cosplay and convention themed 20 questions with Paige in the hot seat this time.
Jan. 16, 2020
Jessi and Paige enjoy some wine, watch a little Lord of The Rings (The Two Towers), and Paige asks Jessi 20 questions about cosplay and conventions ....mostly.
Jan. 9, 2020
Have you ever wanted to get into cosplaying, but just didn't know where to start? Luckily for you this episode is all about how we pick our cosplays and what all the decisions and factors are that go into those choices. Are …
Jan. 3, 2020
In the very first episode of Cosplay and Cocktails, Jessi and Paige discuss some firsts! First time we met, first convention, first cosplay!