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NDK 2016: An Anime Con Diary

NDK 2016: An Anime Con Diary

I had a lot of fun at Nan Desu Kan this year, even though it was a quiet year. Industry row was small, with only Aniplex and Media Blasters in attendance, so I don't think that there were any big [...]

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Check Out ThinkGeek’s New Raleigh Storefront!

Check Out ThinkGeek’s New Raleigh Storefront!

Who knew that ThinkGeek had physical store locations? Not me, until recently — New York, Florida, Texas, and now their 9th location just opened in my city of Raleigh, North Carolina! Behold this nerd haven, located in Crabtree Valley Mall directly across [...]

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Cursed Child Midnight Release: Raleigh

Cursed Child Midnight Release: Raleigh

The release party at Quail Ridge Books last night was AMAZING! Jam-packed with hundreds of fans, everyone decked out in their best HP gear, and activities galore throughout the newly opened store in Raleigh, NC. My personal favorite parts: The enthusiastic (and [...]

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Cursed Child Midnight Release: Chicago

Cursed Child Midnight Release: Chicago

There were many Cursed Child release parties in Chicago, but I decided to go to the one at a Barnes & Noble in River North. For those of you that don’t know Chicago, River North is a fairly swanky downtown neighborhood where a [...]

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Local Favorites: That’s Entertainment

Local Favorites: That’s Entertainment

As you enter That’s Entertainment and walk down the long, heavily decorated hallway, it almost feels like you’re heading into another world. Once you enter the store itself, you feel like you’ve just walked into the basement of your cool [...]

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#BEA16: Anticipated Events

#BEA16: Anticipated Events

This year's Book Expo America takes place at McCormick Place in Chicago. (Readers may remember this is the same venue where C2E2 takes place.) One of the biggest events in the publishing industry, BEA is a great place to network [...]

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A Geeky Gift Guide for Horror Gals and Goths

A Geeky Gift Guide for Horror Gals and Goths

It’s the Holiday Season once again. You’re either completely fine with the fact that you haven’t started your shopping, or you’re in a blind panic because you haven’t started your shopping. Don’t worry, guys and ghouls, I’ve got a few [...]

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