Yesterday was many awesomes rolled into one. ^_^ First I hung out with Sun, and I got to meet Emmett and Jack, and Emmett is just the cutest thing! And she gave me delicious creamer and then I had this awesome burger. *drools a little at the memory*

The rest of the day, like Friday, was spent at the Star Trek convention.

On Friday I saw Nana Visitor and Rene Auberjonois, who were super adorable together. And both of their characters were so completely serious on the show, so it was just a blast watching them laugh and joke together. And Rene looks like he would be a great grandpa. ^_^ He was so cute answer this question from a little girl, and he did talk about his kids and grandkids a little. AND he was apparently Louie the French chef in The Little Mermaid, and when asked about it, he broke into a full rendition of his song from that movie. It was just the best. ^_^

Yesterday, I saw Michael Dorn and Nichelle Nichols, and I got Nichelle's autograph. Michael Dorn was funny as hell. ^_^ He talked about making out with Terry Farrell and the differences between working on the two shows, and he was just fun. He's got a good sense of humor, and he definitely liked getting a laugh out of the crowd. ^_^

Nichelle, however, was definitely the best part of the weekend. I thought she was awesome without really knowing anything about the actress, but after hearing her speak, I'm just so in love with this woman. I didn't know how much she did to further the civil rights movement, both in general and specifically with NASA. She told the most interesting stories, too. About her first acting jobs, about how she met Gene and how she got the job on Star Trek. And she just sounds like someone you'd totally want to hang out with. ^_^ She also talked about her work with NASA, helping them to recruit more than just white males into the program, but her best story was about how she was going to leave the show after the first season, and Martin Luther King Jr. of all people is the one that talked her out of it. And just listening to what he had to say to her not to mention her own views on us as one peopleā€”it was wonderful and powerful, and I was actually a little teary at the end of the MLK story. She is just an AWESOME lady; she's passionate and sweet and sassy, and just a wonderful person, and I'm so happy I got to see her. It was great. :)

The broadcast of the people I saw is actually available (for a price, of course) at startrek.com, if anyone's interested, but I don't know how that works.
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clayangel: (Cody)
( Nov. 9th, 2008 04:16 pm)
Haven't been to a con in years, and my first one back in the game was pretty enjoyable. Had wonderful company and a very relaxed schedule and I leave with the knowledge that I never, ever need to go to a panel again. Thank you.

Also spent far more in the dealer's room than I ever have before, but it's probably due to the fact that I actually have money for not staying in a hotel. Anyways, I gots lots of DVDS. Mostly Utena, which I'd seen all of but not in ages and have a sudden craving to own. Got Here is Greenwood because I'd wanted that DVD since highschool. A couple of shounen ai pieces and something with pretty boys and sword. Got some manga and mochi and...OH, and I got Galaxy High School! Lame ass show from when I was a kid. ^____^ I've been talking about it for years, so actually finding it was amazing. Kat was actually the one who found it and bought it for me in thanks for making her costume. All in all, though, I spent waaaay too much money, but I'm pleased with my buys.

NaNo, of course, is suffering for being away, but I've gotten more writing done than expected, and I'm still going strong and incredibly pleased with the story. It just feels really good to finally be writing an original piece, especially one I'm so passionate about.

Tis all, I think. Merit, Kat and I are going to chill, watch a shitload of anime and then chill some more. ^___^

Peace out.
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clayangel: (Cody)
( Nov. 9th, 2008 04:16 pm)
Haven't been to a con in years, and my first one back in the game was pretty enjoyable. Had wonderful company and a very relaxed schedule and I leave with the knowledge that I never, ever need to go to a panel again. Thank you.

Also spent far more in the dealer's room than I ever have before, but it's probably due to the fact that I actually have money for not staying in a hotel. Anyways, I gots lots of DVDS. Mostly Utena, which I'd seen all of but not in ages and have a sudden craving to own. Got Here is Greenwood because I'd wanted that DVD since highschool. A couple of shounen ai pieces and something with pretty boys and sword. Got some manga and mochi and...OH, and I got Galaxy High School! Lame ass show from when I was a kid. ^____^ I've been talking about it for years, so actually finding it was amazing. Kat was actually the one who found it and bought it for me in thanks for making her costume. All in all, though, I spent waaaay too much money, but I'm pleased with my buys.

NaNo, of course, is suffering for being away, but I've gotten more writing done than expected, and I'm still going strong and incredibly pleased with the story. It just feels really good to finally be writing an original piece, especially one I'm so passionate about.

Tis all, I think. Merit, Kat and I are going to chill, watch a shitload of anime and then chill some more. ^___^

Peace out.
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