Cos-Story: Stories of Cosplay and Pop Culture
Cos-Story: Stories of Cosplay and Pop Culture
The Cosplay Journal
The History of Pop Culture in a 1000 moments. Short stories of moments in pop culture history that made it what it is today.
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Cos-Story: Stories of Cosplay and Pop Culture.  Explore the history of pop culture in 1000 moments with short stories the perfect length for your coffee break.
Nov 14, 2020
36 sec
Cos-Story: Ghostwatch
Halloween 1992, and the people of the UK sit down to watch a new programme on ghosts in the Greater London area. Presented as a live documentary, many were taken in by the realism and were terrified by what they saw, with more complaints being to the BBC in hour than ever before. It even caused symptoms of PTSD in children and gained an entry into the British Medical Journal.  This is the story of Ghostwatch, a programme that scared a nation.
Oct 31, 2020
8 min
Cos-Story: Pan Am Flight 121
Warnings: This episode contains discussion of a plane crash, death and distressing situations.  The is the story of Pan Am Flight 121 and the impact it made on pop culture for the next 70 years. Pam Am Flight 121 crashed on the 18th of June 1947, one of the surviving officers risked life and limb to save as many as he could from the wreck. His name was Third Officer Gene Roddenberry. This tragedy would not only change his life but inspire him to create Star Trek and change pop culture history.
Oct 24, 2020
7 min
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Are you interested in the history of pop culture? Maybe you like cosplay and want to know where you're hobby comes from? Or you love a little educational short story, well Cos-Story has you covered! Tea break sized story bites all about pop culture, nerdom and cosplay, every Saturday.
Oct 20, 2020
29 sec
Cos-Story: San Diego Comic Con
Episode 3: San Diego Comic Con and how it came to be one of the most important landmarks on in the pop culture landscape. San Diego Comic Con is one of the biggest conventions in the world and is known for bringing the best and brightest of nerdom out to play, but it wasn't always this way. Why not join us on a journey on finding out how it came to be.
Oct 17, 2020
7 min
Cos-Story: Morojo
The story of one of the most important and less known figures in pop culture history, Morojo, the mother of cosplay.
Oct 10, 2020
5 min
Cos-Story: Skygack
Cosplay has been around longer than you think, right back to the turn of the 20th century in fact. Come with us to a moment in Cos-Story and take a look into where this hobby started and listen to the story of how a curious martian helped start the cultural phenomenon.    Written, read and produced by Holly Swinyard  Information for this episode came from Kotaku, Gizmodo and Planet Cosplay by Paul Mountfort, Anne Pierson-Smith and Adam Geczy. You can support this podcast on Find more information, articles and cosplay on You can also follow The Cos Pod on Instagram @thecosplayjournal Beauty Flow Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
Oct 3, 2020
4 min