Category Archives: Artists

Selling the Sound: My Interview with Aki Glancy aka EmpathP of VOCAMERICA

Tonight, I have a special treat for you all. I sat down with Aki Glancy (EmpathP) of the recently very successful Kickstarter project, VOCAMERICA: The Western VOCALOID Concert Project. We discussed her history with VOCALOID and her latest work, which utilized her own original Vocaloids. From the impact of the program on Western audiences to the specific mechanics, we talked about it all. Enjoy!

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Mastering the Manga: My Interview with Mangaka-Chan

Awhile back, I sat down with a fan artist whose work has truly fascinated me for some time. Mangaka-Chan is the creator of the dojin series Sailor Moon: Future Generation, a fan-made tribute to the classic anime series. We discussed a multitude of topics from her fan fiction series itself to the many issues surrounding the medium. Enjoy!




Trendsetting Magic: An Interview with Pixie Belle Cosplay

I recently sat down with my friend Pixie from Pixie Belle Cosplay. We discussed her many cosplay projects, including several trendsetting ones, as well as a few other topics. Enjoy!

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The Power of Parody: My Interview with Interrobang Studios

Awhile back, I sat down with the folks at Interrobang Studios, another group I met at Katsucon 2015. From discussions on their many comic franchises to discussions on intellectual property in the world of fandom, we discussed it all.  Come see them at Anime St. Louis on April 17-19.  Enjoy!


No Flutter In Her Fuku: My Interview with Cassimonee Cosplay

At Katsucon 2015, I spoke with my good friend Cassandra of Cassimonee Cosplay. We discussed her latest costume, a rendition of Sailor Jupiter from NoFlutter’s Sailor Senshi artworks, as well as a number of other fandom subjects. Check it out.

Cassimonee Cosplay:

Second photo courtesy of Gerry Francisco



Breaking the Cosplay Mold: An Interview with Ger Tysk

At Katsucon 2015, I sat down with Ger Tysk, author of the book Breaking All The Rules: Cosplay and The Art of Self Expression. We spoke about cosplay through the years, the controversies in the community, her thoughts on the aesthetics of cosplay, and her own projects. If like what you hear, be sure to check out the book in the link below. Enjoy!

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Falling Into Orbit: My Interview With Neptune Suicide

I recently sat down with my new friend and fellow Moonie, Neptune Suicide, to discuss her modelling and cosplay work. She also discussed her thoughts on many classic series and her perspectives on the fandom world in general. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did.


Back in Black: My Interview with Olivia Black

Recently, I sat down with model/actress Olivia Black, who I first met awhile ago when I was establishing my media presence on the internet. From her work with Suicide Girls to her efforts with Catholic Worker to better the lives of the less fortunate, we discussed it all. Enjoy!


A Studio With A View: My Interview With Wyatt Clark

Hello everyone! It’s been awhile but I’m back and Black Flag. I sat down last week with one of the most fascinating artists I’ve met in recent years, Wyatt Clark. We spoke while I was visiting his studio in Woodbridge, VA, discussing subjects from his latest works to his many muses as well as his upcoming exhibition in Portsmouth later this week.

(He’s soft spoken, so you may want to raise your volume)