She’s Got Nothing to Prove: Being a Woman in Fandom

This past weekend, I spent time with wonderful people at ConCarolinas 2019/Deep South Con 57. I did something I had never done before. I got emotional during a panel. The panel was “She’s Got Nothing to Prove” and I was one of several amazing women who participated. Being a female in fandom is a wonderful… Continue reading She’s Got Nothing to Prove: Being a Woman in Fandom

Remember What is Imminent

I love cemeteries. Not in a spooky sort of way, but instead I find them a fascinating place. As you walk the grounds of a cemetery, there are hundreds of people beneath your feet. These people used to be mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, cousins, husbands, wives, and friends. They each have a story of their… Continue reading Remember What is Imminent

The Performance of Ghost Hunting, Part I

This is a two-part post about my studies into the relationship between performance and the act of ghost hunting. A performance is typically defined as an event where there is someone who is presenting something, and there are a group of people observing. This definition of performance is not limited to only theatres or television… Continue reading The Performance of Ghost Hunting, Part I

What Pearl Harbor Means To Me: Reflections From a Quarter Japanese Grandchild

You may be seeing this, or something similar floating around the Internet today: Just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. The barrage lasted just two hours, but it was devastating: The Japanese managed to destroy nearly 20 American… Continue reading What Pearl Harbor Means To Me: Reflections From a Quarter Japanese Grandchild