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....
Color Me Rad

Color Me Rad

Color Me Rad is a five-kilometer race where the goal is to run, get colored, and be rad. So, naturally, that’s what I am doing. I am at SDCCU Stadium (formerly Qualcomm Stadium, formerly Jack Murphy Stadium, formerly San Diego Stadium), I have my number, and I...
Renaissance Faire

Renaissance Faire

A little-known fact is that yours truly met in a Renaissance performing troupe called Tribe Roman Morga, many years ago. Yup.  We did two shows a day, and spent most of the rest of the time lounging about, gypsy-style. This is us on stage at the Escondido...