otakon memories (2003)


this looks like the first year i started covering the masquerade event.  this was also the year we took a trip to washington dc after otakon.  we stayed at the hay-adams hotel, which is across the street from lafayette park, which is across the street from the white house.  what a view from the hotel […]

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otakon memories (2002)


this was the first year we had the full suite at the harbor court hotel. otakon 2002 pictures / gallery unlocked.  https://www.rdfn.org/gallery/otakon/2002/

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new york comic con 2011 update


i was going to update with a small report, but that didn't really happen.  so, here's a quick report. speed dating for the lgbt group was postponed until sunday because there wasn't enough lgbt signed up.  nycc has grown considerably and it was difficult to get into certain panels.  gave up on masquerade, the line […]

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ny comic con 2011 schedule


my schedule for ny comic con.  obviously i won't be able to make it to all, but these are the panels/events that i'm interested in.  and oh, i signed up for speed dating.  that should be interesting.  hope i don't chicken out.  heh. edit: [convention over, schedule deleted]

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otakon memories (2001)


ten years ago, otakon 2001, wow.  this was the first year i shot my con photos using a digital camera, a sony cybershot (dsc-s70).  this was also the first year otakon had the entire baltimore convention center.  imagine, the whole convention center and only ten-thousand attendees vs the 2011 stats of thirty-thousand. so the most […]

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otakon memories (2000)


otakon 2000 was much more planned out.  i planned a friday-sunday stay.  i had a courtyard view room at the harbor court hotel.  it was a nice independent posh hotel.  back then, the dole (as in pineapple) family owned it. (it is currently an intercontinental.  companies properties include holiday inn, if you didn't know.) like […]

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remembering september 11th ...


this picture of the september 11th tribute in light was taken in 2009 from my friend matt's apartment on the 22nd floor of silver towers.

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otakon memories (1999)


disclaimer:  everything is a bit fuzzy.  remember, this happened twelve years ago ... otakon 1999, the year that started it all.  a long time ago on an irc network far, far away ... a group of us use hang out on this irc channel on efnet called #robotech.  prior to its 1998 airing on cartoon […]

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otakon 2011 update


for those of you that care, this is why i didn't attend otakon this year > http://goo.gl/RSMd2.  i doubt i'll be in attendance in 2012 because i'm pretty sure my co-worker wants that weekend.  i honestly miss all of you.

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otakon 2011


nope.  won't be in attendance.  after twelve years, i've decided to retire.  don't think there's going to be a reprieve this time.  also, all otakon albums now are password protected. hope to see some of you at new york comic con.  http://www.nycomiccon.com/ (october 13th-16th)

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