Zenkaikon 2018: An Asexual Walks into a Burlesque Show…

As a person who identifies as asexual, I had never really put a lot of thought into ever going to a burlesque act. I knew that burlesque is an art form, but I was still a bit uncomfortable with the sexual aspects of it, particularly the people who might be sitting around me. Growing upContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2018: An Asexual Walks into a Burlesque Show…”

Zenkaikon 2018: Thia’s First Con Experience

I recently got to have one of the best experiences of my life thus far. That was my first time at a convention. I am so glad my first con was Zenkaikon in Lancaster, PA. Lancaster is a great town with lots to offer con goers, so it was the perfect place for Zenkaikon. ToContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2018: Thia’s First Con Experience”

Zenkaikon 2018: Bullying in Fandom Panel

The Knights of Fandom are a Tumblr-based group that fights bullying in fandom groups online. It was started by Lady Norbert, who found that a lot of her Tumblr community was experiencing bullying. Naturally, she got mad about it and decided to do something about it. I discovered The Knights of Fandom at Zenkaikon 2018.Continue reading “Zenkaikon 2018: Bullying in Fandom Panel”

Zenkaikon 2018: Overcoming Con Anxiety Panel

The lovely Aniyah Lyszt and Levy Cross of Pleasant Nightmare Entertainment gave a wonderfully insightful panel on overcoming con anxiety. It’s no secret that I have a decent amount of anxiety. This anxiety is a big factor in why I became a part of the gaming/nerd communities. I rarely have to go outside or beContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2018: Overcoming Con Anxiety Panel”

Zenkaikon 2018: Empathy

I had the absolute pleasure of attending Zenkaikon 2018 this year. I will gush about all the fun that was had for hours. However, I want to talk about a very specific moment. As press, I go there to work. I love going to conventions, but I love them more when I’m working them. IContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2018: Empathy”

Zenkaikon 2018: FOOD

If there’s one thing I’m pretty sure I know well, it’s food. The weekend of Zenkaikon 2018, I was able to try several restaurants in the Lancaster, PA area. From Asian restaurants to cafes to Irish Pubs, we ate very well during Zenkaikon 2018. Here are my thoughts on the food: 1. Issei Noodles CrymsonContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2018: FOOD”

Zenkaikon 2018: An Overview

My mind is still a buzz from our weekend at Zenkaikon, a convention I will never get tired of talking about, that I absolutely adore, and that I look forward to every year. This is only my second year at Zenkaikon and it did not disappoint. I want to point out something extremely important: whilstContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2018: An Overview”

Zenkaikon 2019: FOOD

Unfortunately, we didn’t do much by way of food this year, but what we did was absolutely amazing. Annie Bailey’s Irish Pub On day one, we had dinner at Annie Bailey’s Irish Pub. Our experience here last year was phenomenal, so we decided to go back with Corgi Cosplay. This year, we waited over anContinue reading “Zenkaikon 2019: FOOD”