This sermon, the first of a three-part series, was originally published on Facebook in August 2016. My journey into cosplay began before I even knew the term “cosplay”. Along with my other hobbies at the time such as painting and building poker tables, it was an addition to my range of creative outlets. When I began I dove right in … Continue readingMy Convention Life
Originally posted on Facebook on March 21 2017 It was around this time last year I gave a detailed primer about the Ins & Outs of Cosplay Competitions based on my own experiences as a contestant, later as a judge, and from what I’ve learned from judging alongside some of the best in the business. It laid out how these … Continue readingFrom a Cosplay Judge’s Perspective
These rants are all about the stuff that annoy me during the year that either don’t deserve their own sermon or I haven’t yet figured out how to expand what I need to say in a dedicated write-up. From pissy trivial stuff to really evil and potentially damaging, this is where shit floats to the top. This one is a … Continue readingThe Mid-Year Rant 2018
Originally, I wanted to save some of this for a video series I have in the works about diversity and representation in the media we consume but a recent photo popped up in my newsfeed last week that really needed my two cents. This is racism.
Originally posted on Facebook ~ 14 February 2016 here. It may come as a surprise to a lot of people but I’ve spent many years dealing with low self-esteem. It’s not been a constant struggle like one may assume, it comes and goes. But it’s a battle I’ve fought to varying degrees of success.