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Video Gamers United Comes To an End

This past weekend I attended Video Gamers United first Con. It was August 16-17. This is a brand Gaming Con in the DC area,..

There was a lot of action here they had a few… 379 more words


Harassment at Cons Goes Deeper

A while back, Nerd Reactor published an interesting piece on harassment at conventions, entitled “Harassment in the nerd place: What can be done?” Amid musings about the effectiveness of signs at mobilizing perhaps otherwise complacent bystanders and the feasibility of imposing “one-strike” bans for perpertrators, the article relates the experiences of a couple of cosplayers – one male, in costume, and one female, even out of costume – and assumes that the « real world » doesn’t have time for harassment, and so we as the people occupying the “nerd space” should make it so that we don’t have time for it either. 686 more words

On being self employed: there are no appraisals

Almost every day I still feel a little in awe that I now am my own boss. It’s an amazing feeling, and in all the rapid speed of deciding to start our business and getting open, the fact it actually happened sort of rushed past. 609 more words


Geek Cred

There was a moment or two at a con a while back where my “geek cred” was called into question. The first happened at the Sailor Moon photoshoot. 759 more words

Anime Fest 2014

Anime Fest 2014 was perhaps one of the best yet!!  Especially with the ingenious idea to mail our badges and eliminate the crazy badge pick up lines.   326 more words


Beyond Comfort Zones

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.

– Robert Frost…

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Should Girls/Boys Be Allowed To Wear Makeup To School?

So recently I was on my laptop watching a female youtuber talk about weather or not pupils should be allowed to wear makeup to school,and I thought I’d give my opinion on it aswell! 393 more words