How a Japanese Producer Invented Cosplay

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The years: 1983 and 1984. The places: Los Angeles and Tokyo. Worldcon, the world science fiction convention, was in full swing, with author Jerry Pournelle serving as Master of Ceremonies for the Award Banquet. The fans in attendance voted Startide Rising, by David Brin, as the best SF novel of the year, and selected The Return of the… Continue reading How a Japanese Producer Invented Cosplay

Kirk Gibson’s Miracle Game-Winning Home Run During The ’88 World Series

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The year was 1988. The Event? The World Series. At the 1988 edition of the Fall Classic, The LA Dodgers squared off against the Oakland Athletics. Game one began on October 15th 1988 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. The field was tense as both teams were eager to make history, both knowing only one… Continue reading Kirk Gibson’s Miracle Game-Winning Home Run During The ’88 World Series