I was invited to Anime Matsuri, then ignored

Anime Matsuri invite

There’s a lot of talk about Anime Matsuri recently in light of the convention’s recent attempt to silence a blogger for speaking out against sexual harassment which has prompted calls to boycott the convention. Although my interaction with the organizers or Anime Matsuri has not been nearly as dreadful as those reported by others in he last few years, […]

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What kind of scam are you running here?

I don’t want to name names, but there’s a guy who runs a small collector/flea market-style convention who has been known to say some rather unkind things about other cons in his area. Well, apparently his house got robbed. He set up a GoFundMe where he attempts to explain what happened. On the page, he […]

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December 26, 2015

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Pre-Bakuretsu Con Thoughts

I’m actually getting excited about Bakuretsu Con more than I thought I would. Although it will be nowhere as big as Anime Boston was, I think that’s reassuring. I’ll be able to just hang out and relax. Of course, I still have a lot to do before I go and not much time to do […]

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May 7, 2003

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MST3K Convention Report – Day 4

No MST3K stuff today. Everything closed down at 11am and people headed home. As for me, I met my cousin Jim, in the lobby of the Hilton and went with him for the afternoon. He’s a graduate student at the University of Minnesota. After eating at Key’s, I got the full tour of the animal […]

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September 2, 1996

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MST3K Convention Report – Day 3

After getting up bright and early, I headed over to the Convention Center to kick Mike’s ass at Doom. Arriving really early, I headed over to watch Bridget and Mary Jo load a horde of MSTies onto a bus bound for the Mall of America. The winners of “Shop Ahoy” were bound to have a […]

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September 1, 1996

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MST3K Convention Report – Day 2

WOW! What word could better describe this day? I dunno. Wow! I started out the day by heading over to the Question and Answer session an hour early. Before the cast of MST3K started answering questions, they drew winners for the “Shop Ahoy!” drawing. One MSTie entered herself many times, so they threw her off the […]

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August 31, 1996

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MST3K Convention Report – Day 1

After flying in from Boston, I was pretty tired. I took the bus from the airport and met two fellow MSTies on the ride. They were going to a different hotel though, so I had to navigate a strange new city alone. After walking 10 blocks or so, I arrived at the Convention Center. I […]

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August 30, 1996

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