Reflections on “Hitman Run”

Six years ago I embarked on a very interesting project. Take 48 hours, a genre drawn from a hat, and a required prop, character and line of dialogue and see what comes out. This is the 48 Hour Film Project, an international competition to see how quickly filmmakers can race against the clock to make …

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“You Know, Your Cousin Works on CSI”, Or How I Finally Made it to California

My mother has this story that she likes to tell where I'm three years-old and I'm sitting on the front porch of our house in sub-urban Baltimore with suitcase waiting for a cab to come down the street and whisk me away to the airport. When the neighbor asked where I was going, my response …

The Adventures of Becky: Episode 6- Otakon 2012 (Or Where Becky Met ALL of the Sherlock Fans)

After Katsucon ended in February, my love of convention going was back in full gear. While I'm still not as into anime as I once was, these cons are just amazing. There's just such an amazing energy. So, when Manya and Emma asked if I would be going with them again this year, I couldn't …

The Adventures of Becky: Episode 3- Katsucon 18 (Or Rather, Becky Searches for the Elusive John and Sherlocks)

Well, I've been rather excited about Katsucon since probably December when I decided that nothing was going to stand in my way this year to go. I haven't been to a convention in a really long time. Particularly an anime convention. Mainly because I fell out of touch with anime somewhere along the lines of …