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MyOtaku Dating For Anime FansOct 9, 5pm

Lately I've been spending some time making a lot of pretty awesome updates to MaiOtaku (mispelled as MyOtaku). The greatest thing about targeting an anime demographic is that so many people are online all the time.

Adwords 10 out of 10 Quality ScoreOct 8, 12pm

I'm sure everyone is looking for information on this, so I'll give you some insight into all the things I've discovered while advertising for Anime Midwest in Chicago. These tips are ones that I've discovered after a ton of research, not the usual stuff.

One of the best things I've seen all week.Jun 20, 8pm

The city of Troy, Michigan was facing a budget shortfall, and was considering closing the Troy Public Library for lack of funds. Even though the necessary revenues could be raised through a miniscule tax increase, powerful anti-tax groups in the area were organized against it.

Fixing Education With ToleranceMay 2, 2am

Education is an issue that I couldn't feel more strongly about, and every time I read either a positive or negative education story, it causes a surge in my veins. There is absolutely nothing more important than the education of our youngest generation, and yet our schools are rife with apathy, repetition, and destructive thinking.

Back from ACENApr 30, 4am

I returned today from yet another weekend filled with adventure, this time again at Anime Central. Considering it was my third year attending, the convention felt rather natural for us, as we attended to promote Anime Midwest.

New Portable SoundApr 24, 6pm

I'm excited to share that the cons now have a really cool new portable PA system to use at mini-events. This will likely be used for panel rooms, not the mainstage sound, at the conventions themselves.

Power Rangers at Meta ConApr 23, 4am

I'm really excited that we have at least two power rangers coming to Meta Con. We may be able to announce more later this week, if everything continues going well. It's pretty awesome, because they're also from a couple of the most popular seasons (though not necessarily the most loved seasons).

Just Launched Cons.mxApr 22, 11pm

I'm excited to have just recently published a new website for convention organizers to help more easily manage their conventions. As part of our UpcomingCons.com convention management system, we are launching Cons.

Nerdcore RecommendationsFeb 24, 2pm

There's a heck of a lot of awesome music that you've never heard, and I want to share it with you. Some artists have released dozens of songs, absolutely free, for small adoring internet fanbases. Let's show them some love.

Really ListeningFeb 24, 2pm

I am really listening... to some cool Nerdcore music. You should remember that by the first day, it's already too late.
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