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Cosplaying in the Cold: 5 Tips for Winterizing a Cosplay Costume

[12 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Back in the summer, I wrote an article about keeping cool during summer conventions while cosplaying. Now that much of the United States and Europe is enduring a nice arctic blast, it seems only fitting to write an article about coping with cosplay in the colder months. Cosplay is not exclusively an indoor or outdoor activity. While most convention cosplay

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First BayCon Staffers Resign, Now Anime Expo Staffers Resign Too?

[11 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

I reported earlier tonight that over a dozen staffers for BayCon resigned over a disagreement with the owning company. Now we’ve learned that several staffers over at Anime Expo have now resigned as well. The Anime News Network reports that ” the majority of the convention’s division managers have resigned over disputes with the Board of Directors of the Society

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BayCon 2010 in Trouble? Over a Dozen Staff Resign.

[11 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

I hate to be one to sling convention mud and spread gossip. When one person has a gripe about a convention and makes a bunch of accusations, I try to take it with a grain of salt. But when over a dozen staff members all resign, well, I feel obliged to take notice and report it. No one wants a

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Robotech Kicks Off 25th Anniversary Celebration at Animation On Display

[11 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]
Robotech 25 Years Logo

Robotech, “a sweeping science-fiction anime epic of humans defending their homeworld against alien domination,” is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a tour of various anime conventions across the United States. The celebration will all start in San Francisco this January 30-31, 2010, at Animation On Display (AOD), San Francisco’s very own Japanese anime and cartoon convention! Three key figures behind

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Shore Leave 32: A Fan-Run Science Fiction Convention

[8 Jan 2010 | by | Comments Off]

As you can tell from some of my more recent posts, we’ve been lining up our convention appearances for 2010. In addition to the recent announcements that we’ll be attending Farpoint and PAX East, I’m also pleased to announce that we’ll be attending Shore Leave 32 as well! Shore Leave is a fan-run science fiction convention held in Baltimore, Maryland