I'm still in the throes of preparing for my thesis defense (it's been officially posted on the school website and I'm about to lose my mind here. It just got real!), but I've still managed to post a few things on Twitter. If you haven't already, you should definitely follow me! I usually post something at… Continue reading Maho Shojo Gakuen on Twitter
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is one of my favourite movies of all time. Not only does it warm my ever loving gamer heart, but it also makes me realize how much I enjoy watching Michael Cera being awkward on the big screen. Because seriously, no one does awkwardness on-screen better than Michael Cera. So, when… Continue reading Scott Pilgrim – MAGICAL BOY?! Pt. 1
So...my thesis is submitted. The thesis I've been working on diligently for two years...the thesis that has offered me wonderful opportunities to meet others who share my interests as well as talking to others about my research - has been submitted. I'm not out of the woods yet. I'm not preparing for the final part… Continue reading Life Update: Masters Thesis Submission// Buy Me a Ko-Fi!
As I work to finish my thesis before it's scheduled submission date (its six days away - heaven help me), I've managed to reflect on a few things regarding my research in between periods of furious typing on my beloved macbook pro and being hurled up in a corner, crying my eyes out, wonder what… Continue reading Are Magical Girl Series Really for Girls by Girls?
First of all, please forgive me for being so quiet around here. I've working at a breakneck pace to submit my thesis next month so I've been devoting my time to just that. We're hoping for an August defence and it has been very stressful but I relish the idea of finally being done with… Continue reading Spark Science Podcast – Magical Girls & Melissa Meyer
Note: If you want to know what's been going on thus far, check out part one here. Meeting Charles Dunbar, Anime Anthropologist and the mind behind Study of Anime, has been a dream of mine since I started presenting magical girl panels in 2014. Once the initial "OMG, people like this, this can actually be… Continue reading Anime North Recap – Part TWO
By the grace of the Gods, I have managed to return to my home in one piece after the Chaotic, crazy, and splendiferous anime-and-fandom drenched weekend known as Anime North. It would be my first time travelling to the massive convention - quite possibly the biggest in Canada - and my first time travelling to… Continue reading Anime North Recap – Part One