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Harry Potter Mania Comes as a Surprise (to Me)

Monday, July 23rd, 2007 by calixton

Last week our friend GA (one half of the post-NYC Wonderduo) mentioned that she’d be working during our local Borders’ Grand Hallows Ball—Borders Books’ nationwide launch for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. GA said she and the rest of the store staff would be in Harry Potter cosplay, so we should drop by and […]

ORESKABAND rocks. S.O.S. Brigade, not so much.

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007 by calixton

Okay, I know Anime Expo ended two weeks ago, but here’s a little blurb about one musical highlight and one musical non-highlight of the Expo. I’ve been dimly aware that J-music artists have been coming to the United States in general and anime conventions in particular (Miss T and StudioArtmix’s Kuya Ed have been more […]

Anime Expo 2007 musings

Monday, July 9th, 2007 by calixton

Following are some thoughts I scribbled in my notebook immediately post-AX (Anime Expo). I may expound on them at some later point. Physical effects Humid weather is tiring I’m getting old (and, to a lesser extent, Miss T is too) Hotels are getting cheaper (as in: not as good) Have I mentioned the humidity? Parking […]

Anime Expo goneth

Friday, July 6th, 2007 by calixton

Aaaand, we’re back. About two weeks ago the Max Pictures team hit the road in our angry washing machine and headed down to Anime Expo in Long Beach. However, we undershot the start of AX by some five days and overshot Long Beach by some 120 miles (to visit friends and family in San Diego). […]