#WhyILeft

Why I Left

I’ve seen a lot of my friends open up over the last few days about being in emotionally and physically abusive relationships as part of the #WhyIStayed movement. I’ve always been vocal about my history with an abuser, and while I carried a deep shame from that part of my life for many years, a…

Comic Cons, Cosplay and Consent

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I made my editorial debut on Comic Book Resources this week! I wish I could say the topic was something more positive, but I hope the issues I tackle in it will lead to a wider awareness and a greater understanding of costumed fans at conventions and online. Please take a moment to head over…

WTH Japan! – The Curse of the Colonel

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The city of Osaka is known for many things: their delectable street food, off-putting accents and a curse that dates back to the mid 80′s. 1980′s that is. In 1985 the Hanshin Tigers won the Japanese World Series for what would be the first, and last time ever in the history of Japanese baseball. Some say their star…

Interview Tips

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A few months back I quit my day job as a producer/booker/bureau coordinator at NBC Network News and moved out to Los Angeles with the grand idea of making a life for myself out here. I’ve always had a passion for pop culture and the entertainment side of news, and after working the daily grind…