Understanding your kids can be tough. Particularly if they have very different interests then you do. Fandoms can seem weird and perhaps even a bit scary to a person who is unfamiliar. They are also a lot of fun! For some of us these nerdy years will be the foundation of who we will become.Continue reading “Top Ten Ways to Engage with your Nerdy Child”
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…”
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”
Inuyasha is an anime that ran from 2000 to 2004. That means that it was airing perfectly in time with my tenure in High School. It was also a magical time where Cartoon Network ran anime everyday after school. Inuyasha helped cement my lifelong love of anime. When highschool student Kagome accidentally falls down theContinue reading “Inuyasha: An Anime Review”
With the seventh season of Game of Thrones delayed until July, many fans – myself included – are going a bit crazy waiting the few extra months.
2016 has been a rough year for fandom.