Help Wanted, Apply within

Hah, after writing about good and liking stuff here I am asking for recommendations. Geez, just who do I think I am. Anyway, I’ve been watching a lot of romance shows lately (Honey and Clover, NANA, Toradora!, Bokura ga Ita) and I’m looking for something else to watch along those lines. But I’m not really […]

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Otakon or Bust

I’m going down to Okaton. Going to eat me lots of… dangos? Pocky? What is the preferred food of anime conventions anyway? So yes, for the second time of my life I am actually going to an anime convention and I’m pretty excited. I mean it’s not a real big stretch, I live 20 miles […]

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Wait? Seirei no Moribito?

So there are plenty of days that I remember quite clearly. Like the day the Challenger blew up, I was sitting in a third-grade classroom, huddled around a television with about thirty or so other students. Pretty much all because Christa McCauliffe (the teacher on the shuttle) was from New Hampshire (and I was in […]

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I Got some ‘splaining to do

So contrary to recent accounts, I have not died. Really. But I have been kind of sick lately. Although that’s got nothing to do with why I’m writing this blog post. As most people who read this blog may have noticed, I’ve kind of been on hiatus. Now I could make up a bunch of […]

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From King of the World to Kaneda

So I picked up this little gem off of the SciFi Wire (the news service for the SciFi channel) that Leonardo DiCaprio might be teaming up with Warner Brothers to produce a two-part Akira movie. Somehow the thought of DiCaprio being involved just invokes images of him yelling “Tetsuo!” Not that it’s really going to […]

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A little ditty on the industry

There’s this phenomena that I learned in psych class called “learned helplessness”. Basically, some researchers put a dog in an electrified cage where it couldn’t escape and eventually the dog just laid down and stopped trying to escape. That’s how I’m feeling about the industry lately. I want it to suceed. Call me old fashioned, […]

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