Tag Archives: May 2016

2016 Year in Review Summer Part 1

These Year in Reviews are not, what I call, official “reviews”. Like last year, they will be a series of musings, learned lessons and stories of what I experienced through out the year. Of course, reviews are featured but they are blended in with everything. The theme of FIRSTS sum up the beginning, middle and end of my year, as you will see. Enjoy my year of 2016 in the Michigan Geek Scene.

Ah, Summer. Beautiful, sunny weather without a hint of snow in sight. Con season is in full swing and outdoor festivals appear to entertain you. I can only be inside of convention halls and hotel rooms for only so long before the freedom of outside beckons me. Just like the Lovin Spoonful said, “Despite the heat, it’ll be alright”.

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2016 Year in Review Spring Part 2

These Year in Reviews are not, what I call, official “reviews”. Like last year, they will be a series of musings, learned lessons and stories of what I experienced through out the year. Of course, reviews are featured but they are blended in with everything. The theme of FIRSTS sum up the beginning, middle and end of my year, as you will see. Enjoy my year of 2016 in the Michigan Geek Scene.

When May arrives, winter is nothing but an afterthought. No snow or ice in sight. The cold weather is gone (for the most part since it is Michigan after all.) Con season is in it’s stride. What events did the fifth month of the year bring me? Let’s find out.

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2016 Year in Review Spring Part 1

These Year in Reviews are not, what I call, official “reviews”. Like last year, they will be a series of musings, learned lessons and stories of what I experienced through out the year. Of course, reviews are featured but they are blended in with everything. The theme of FIRSTS sum up the beginning, middle and end of my year, as you will see. Enjoy my year of 2016 in the Michigan Geek Scene.

Spring is the season where new life blossoms into the year. Con season really picks up. Warm weather kicks in and everyone is happy to be rid of the cold weather. How did the months of March through early May go? Let’s find out.

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MIGeekScene 2016 Retrospective Part 2

Here are some photos of my journey through 2016. These photos resonated with me for various reasons. This album features pics from Penguicon, Heroes vs Villains Dance Party, the Motor City Comic Con, the Cherry Capital Comic Con, the Great Lakes Fur Con, the Cedar Springs Renaissance Faire, and the Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival. Enjoy.

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MIGeekScene 2016 Retrospective Part 1

Here are some photos of my journey through 2016. These photos resonated with me for various reasons.  This album features pics from Washi Con, AlmaCon, Con Ja Nai, Fantasticon, Shuto Con, Macomb-A-Con and the Midwest Media Expo. Enjoy.

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Jeremy Bastian at Cherry Capital Comic Con 2016

Jeremy Bastian, creator of the Cursed Pirate Girl, has  created a nautical fantasy world. His artwork is insanely detailed. We talk about his art, influences, Mike Mignola, Berserk and his love for fighting games.

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Dan Dougherty at Cherry Capital Comic Con 2016

Comic Artist and Musician Dan Dougherty talks with me about his comics (Beardo and Touching Evil), his band, Winnie the Pooh and his feud with Prince.

http://www.beardocomics.com/

Christopher Sabat at the Motor City Comic Con 2016

Christopher Sabat is a very prominent voice actor who has been in Dragon Ball Z and Fullmetal Alchemist along with numerous Funimation shows. We talk about anime, shoegaze, his love for electronic music and pranks. Special cameo appearance from someone in Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this very fun video as well.

https://twitter.com/VoiceOfVegeta