Ryan Kopf's Blog
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. The same groups that have been proven to be funded by massive corporations.
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.
Read All: Fixing Education With Tolerance
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.
Read All: Back from ACEN
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. Possibly special events at con, like Karaoke or other events, might find it useful. We just received it today, so I'm excited to share.
Read All: New Portable Sound
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).
Read All: Power Rangers at Meta Con
I'm excited to have just recently published a new website for convention organizers to help more easily manage their conventions.
Read All: Just Launched Cons.mx
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. :)
Read All: Nerdcore Recommendations
I am really listening... to some cool Nerdcore music. You should remember that by the first day, it's already too late.
Read All: Really Listening
Ryan Kopf's Blog
- Kanpai! Omaha
- Watch Inauguration Parade Announcer at the Women's March on Washington
- See you in Omaha
- If you're uncomfortable during the convention.
- Hello Nebraska
- Pokemon Go Rumors Debunked
- Important updates on security.
- Anime Midwest Badging and Security
- Huge anime convention comes to Chicago.
- What is jurisdiction?
- A note on sharing convention space.
- AniMinneapolis coming up.
- Owl Cafe in Takadanobaba Tokyo
- Con Wars: Bad Apples
- Con Wars and Convention Scheduling
- Regarding Online Articles
- Winter Anime Con coming to Chicago
- Anime Convention coming to Columbus, OH