Decisions for my future….

So I got back yesterday after spending a wonderful and amazing week in Virgina with my sister and her family.  And during that week, I started to realize a few things about myself and what I wanted.  What I want for my future is a better job, completing my education, lose weight, live a healthier lifestyle and find love.  I actually lost 5 pounds in a week because I was eating better and going for a walk at least once a day.  There was always something to do and I was rarely bored.  Though my energizer bunny nephews tired me out, it was a good tired.  It felt like I actually accomplished something.  :)

Being back home in California, I feel like I can make excuses as to why I can’t go for a walk or eat better.  It’s living in a metropolitan society where everything we want is at our fingertips.  Now there are a few things here in California that I love.  I would name them, but the list is long.  I also have the rest of my family and my amazing friends, who I love dearly.  So after a few days of serious thinking, I’ve come to a conclusion.

I’m giving myself 1 year to change my life around.  That means going back to school, change my eating habits, find a job that pays well, and just enjoy life instead of stressing about it.  If I haven’t accomplished any of those things in a year, then I’ll be moving to Virgina where I know I’ll have a better shot at achieving my dreams.  I know I can achieve them here in California.  I just need to stop making excuses and start de-cluttering my life.  I still have about 6 boxes of stuff in my room that I know I need to get rid of.  So any time I have off will be spent on getting rid of stuff that I don’t use or don’t need.  And I will be sprucing up my resume to find a job where I can actually make a life for myself and not rely on my parents. 

This was a really tough decision.  But after a lot of soul searching, I know in my heart that this is the right decision.  So good luck to me and I’ll keep you all updated.

I’m using baby Groot as an example that anyone can start fresh.  :)

Lady on the bus next to me: Tell me again- what are you not going to do in daycare today?
Little boy: I will not hit the teacher with a light saber.
Lady: And why are you not going to hit her with a light saber?
Boy: It is my toy, and my choice, but if I hit her with the light saber, I'm acting like a Sith.
Lady: Do you want to be a Sith?
Boy: No! I am Obi-Wan!


Australian Cosplayer Scene Alert: Bryce Dulaurent

At SMASH! over the last weekend, one Bryce Dulaurent (Blackiichann) was posing as a cosplay interviewer. During these interviews, he would act lecherously - an example of this would be his asking for a kiss on the cheek, then turning to kiss them as they did so, turning an already gross and pressured experience into a sexual assault. 

During these interviews, he would also ask extremely inappropriate questions on topics such as the cosplayer’s sex life and whether cosplaying got them laid - this also extended to him requesting sexual acts from cosplayers. When requested to stop with inappropriate questions or mentioning relationship status, he would ignore the requests and continue. He would also pose for photos with cosplayers and proceed to grope the cosplayer he was posing with. He would deliberately stand with his hand just above the cosplayers bum or chest when posing with them. 

You can see in the second attached photos that this was one of the videos he posted, which he was or is also looking to post to a YouTube channel. However the original Instagram preview has since been removed after he claimed they “weren’t assault”.

Reports around the con scene have made it known that he’s also done this at Sydney Supanova. As the 2014 Vice-Convenor of AVCon, I suggest if anyone sees this guy at any conventions, you immediately report him to staff or a higher officer of the event to have him escorted off site and/or contact the appropriate authorities. If you experience his behaviour and you are willing to do so, you can also submit an incident report to the event organiser.

All Australian cons have been alerted to his behaviour and are in discussion for how to make Australian cons a much safer place from people and behaviour like this.

Here are his accounts:


Lee behind the scenes of Guardians of the Galaxy


This was such a fun minute question video I had to share it :D





#john barrowman is having none of your misogynist bullshit

i love that barrowman’s response also distances him from the contestant
"hahahaha women do laundry right john?  you with me, john?"
"don’t lump me in with you, you fucking martian”

This is what I’m talking about when I keep saying that men have to deny the endorsement. This guy wanted Barrowman’s tacit support or agreement for his sexism, as part of bonding through humour. John went nope.

Bolding mine.

Thank you @lil_henstridge!!!! You’re extremely awesome!!!! #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy #AgentsOfShield  sorry @eamonhennedy

Thank you @lil_henstridge!!!! You’re extremely awesome!!!! #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy #AgentsOfShield sorry @eamonhennedy

Thank you @chloebennet4!!! You’re a sweet lady!! #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy #AgentsOfShield

Thank you @chloebennet4!!! You’re a sweet lady!! #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy #AgentsOfShield

Just another beautiful day in Hollywood!!!  :-) #hollywood, #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy, #marvel, #dolby

Just another beautiful day in Hollywood!!! :-) #hollywood, #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy, #marvel, #dolby


I believe these.


I believe these.

I’ve missed sweet Iggy. He’s such a cuddlebug. :-) #sweetkitty #CuddleBug

I’ve missed sweet Iggy. He’s such a cuddlebug. :-) #sweetkitty #CuddleBug