Fanime 2018 Observation

(This column is posted at and Steve’s Tumblr.  Find out more at my newsletter.) It may seem odd that as of late I’ve posted about animation, but my recent activities have put me in touch with some worth discussing.  My … Continue reading

Civic Geek Catalog Update 11/23/2014

So here’s your pre-Thanksgiving roundup of good causes and civic geekery to get involved in, from a comic historical guide to the infamous Desert Bus. As always you can find the Civic Geek Catalog at, where it’s sorted by … Continue reading

An Interview With Courtney Plante of the International Anime Project

Courtney Plante, aka “Nuka” is part of the International Anime Project. In short, they study Anime fandom – as part of a larger series of groups that study fandom. Yes, he has grant money to study fandom, so of course … Continue reading