Bill Doran is a cosplayer. He’s also a friend of Major Spoilers. Over the last couple of weeks there has been a lot of negative talk about those who cosplay and what they should and should not look like, do, be, and so on.

I like Bill’s response to those who wonder who should cosplay.

You can follow Bill on Twitter @chinbeard

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  1. Gary
    August 13, 2013 at 10:39 am — Reply

    I like his response. The way I see it, cosplay is like quoting from your favorite movie. Some just quote the words. Others quote the words and the style/emotion used in the original. Others still do impersonations that closely match the words, style, and sound of the original. All of them are celebrations of the original. If you’re into impersonations, don’t knock the guy who’s just quoting the words and occasionally getting them wrong.

  2. August 13, 2013 at 11:23 am — Reply

    Never been my thing, never been interested. Thoroughly impressed by the skill, detail, and process that goes into each costume.

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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