Folsom Street Fair

Folsom Street Fair

Folsom Street Fair is an annual BDSM and leather subculture street fair, held in September, that caps San Francisco, California’s “Leather Pride Week”. The Folsom Street Fair takes place on Folsom Street between 8th and 13th Streets, in San...
Art of Fashion

Art of Fashion

We are walking around Balboa Park in the heart of San Diego, California, when we come upon a bevy of beautiful women modeling marvelous habiliments.  Art of Fashion (not to be confused with Arts of Fashion) has enlisted designers to examine the displays in the...
Edwardian Ball

Edwardian Ball

The Edwardian Ball is a curious event that mixes faux 1800’s fashion with Steampunk, producing a magical experience more closely resembling the Hatter’s Tea Party than anything else — so, naturally, we are attending. Why “Edward”? The Edwardian...
Anime Expo – Part 3

Anime Expo – Part 3

The Exposition of anime continues as we chronicle the creatures and activities we encounter. Gaming Anime Expo has a number of gaming rooms, and many creatures participate. There are long tables with board games of all shapes and sizes.  At first, I thought these...
Anime Expo – Part 2

Anime Expo – Part 2

We continue our exploration of anime at Anime Expo in Los Angeles, noting all the categories of creature both great and small.  Come with us and share our adventure! Big Things Anime has many big things.  Not 100 feet high or 100 tons, but big considering...
Anime Expo – Part 1

Anime Expo – Part 1

Anime, the Japanese term for animation, refers specifically to animation from Japan or as a Japanese-disseminated animation style often characterized by colorful graphics, vibrant characters and fantastical themes. The industry consists of over 430 production studios....