Further Confusion 2018 is just around the corner! The first major convention of the year will be held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center starting this Thursday, January 11th and closing down on Monday, January 15th after five days of furry fun. I really love this con; it's super close to me, and I … Continue reading (Fandom) Further Confusion 2018
Further Confusion 2017 is right around the corner! Just two weeks after New Year's Day, the convention feels a lot closer to the holidays than ever before -- not that I'm complaining. Further Confusion actually feels like a part of the holiday season at this point, the last gasp of companionship and partying before we … Continue reading (Fandom) Further Confusion 2017
Further Confusion 2016 is in the books, and I for one am quite glad it's over. Not because the convention was terrible (it wasn't) or because there's something great on the horizon (but there is), but mostly because I have this small hoard of memories to treasure and sift through for the next few months. … Continue reading (Personal) A Glance Back, A Stare Forward
Folks, it's that time again -- the time when downtown San Jose is suddenly flooded with bizarre people descending onto the Convention Center to engage their weird hobby. The volleyball girls are back! Oh, and also Further Confusion is coming up this weekend. Of course I'll be there -- just look for the portly black … Continue reading Further Confusion 2016!
My childhood was spent in a procession of hostile places. At home, I had a severe, distant mother and an alcoholic father to tend with; my sister got into trouble a lot and ran away from home several times, so there was always something terrible going on there. At school I was a poor, shy … Continue reading (Personal) Going Back to Go Forward
Last weekend I headed up to Seattle for the annual ode to anthropomorphics in the Pacific Northwest, Rainfurrest. It's a really nice convention, and it's positioned itself well -- in the crowded furry con landscape, I don't think there are too terribly many events in September. It's also one of the only conventions that makes … Continue reading Rainfurrest 2013: Seattle Grunge