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Harnessing the Power of Fashion at the 6th Annual Her Universe Fashion Show

Ashley Eckstein, founder of Her Universe, believes in the power of dreams.  And she has dreamed bigger than anyone may have dared.  She built a brand and a fan community based on positivity and is always looking for new ways to give back.  Thus, what started as a novel programming addition to the San Diego… Continue reading Harnessing the Power of Fashion at the 6th Annual Her Universe Fashion Show

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Her Universe Fashion Show Dazzles at 5th Anniversary Milestone

What started as an implausible idea has grown to be the top “geek couture” event of the year.  What’s this?  The Her Universe Fashion Show at San Diego Comic-Con.    For five years now, Ashley Eckstein – accomplished actress, author, and founder of fashion icon brand Her Universe – has spearheaded the Her Universe Fashion… Continue reading Her Universe Fashion Show Dazzles at 5th Anniversary Milestone

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Dreams Come True at the 4th Annual Her Universe Fashion Show

Thanks to Her Universe founder, Ashley Eckstein, showing off geek couture is now a much-anticipated event at San Diego Comic-Con.  Ashley dreamed of providing a runway for young designers to showcase their fandom-driven fashions.  Her dream is now a reality, as she makes designers’ dreams come true at the 4th Annual Her Universe Fashion Show… Continue reading Dreams Come True at the 4th Annual Her Universe Fashion Show

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“Once Upon a Time” Stirs Things Up at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Just one more week until Once Upon a Time returns for Season 7 on ABC!  And just in case you missed the updates, here are my highlights from the stars and showrunners at San Diego Comic-Con. This article was originally published on LaughingPlace.com. “Oncers” packed Ballroom 20 at San Diego Comic-Con on July 20th to see… Continue reading “Once Upon a Time” Stirs Things Up at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

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 “Once Upon a Time” Season 6 Teasers: San Diego Comic-Con

Can't wait for Once Upon a Time Season 6 to return on March 5, 2017?  Here's a refresher, with previews from San Diego Comic-Con 2016... [This article was written for and originally published on LaughingPlace.com on September 25, 2016] Once Upon a Time returned to San Diego Comic-Con for the sixth year, delighting a packed… Continue reading  “Once Upon a Time” Season 6 Teasers: San Diego Comic-Con

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Floyd Norman: A Disney Legend’s Animated Life

What would you give to spend an evening with a Disney Legend – an animator, a story artist who was hand-picked by Walt Disney himself, a creative mastermind and self-dubbed ‘troublemaker’?  Floyd Norman is all of these.  He was also the first African-American artist to work at Walt Disney Productions. We gathered at nine in… Continue reading Floyd Norman: A Disney Legend’s Animated Life

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Runway Success at Her Universe Fashion Show, Comic-Con

The world of Geek Fashion has blossomed, thanks in big part to Ashley Eckstein and Her Universe.  This was my article published July 29, 2016 on LaughingPlace.com reporting from San Diego Comic-Con's Her Universe Fashion Show! The third annual Her Universe Fashion Show was an absolute runway success at Comic-Con 2016. Growing each year, the Her Universe… Continue reading Runway Success at Her Universe Fashion Show, Comic-Con

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Moana Sails Into San Diego Comic-Con, and Into Our Hearts (Part 2)

Moana is the first Polynesian Princess to join the Disney ohana.  Director and Producer team Ron Clements and John Musker (Little Mermaid, Aladdin, The Princess and the Frog) were joined by screenwriter Jared Bush (Zootopia), co-head of Animation Amy Smeed (Tangled, Frozen, Big Hero 6), and producer Osnat Shurer (Pixar shorts) on the “Moana: Art… Continue reading Moana Sails Into San Diego Comic-Con, and Into Our Hearts (Part 2)

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Moana Sails Into San Diego Comic Con, and Into Our Hearts (Part 1)

  Moana is the first Polynesian Princess to join the Disney ohana.  Director and Producer team Ron Clements and John Musker (Little Mermaid, Aladdin, The Princess and the Frog) were joined by screenwriter Jared Bush (Zootopia), co-head of Animation Amy Smeed (Tangled, Frozen, Big Hero 6), and producer Osnat Shurer (Pixar shorts) on the “Moana:… Continue reading Moana Sails Into San Diego Comic Con, and Into Our Hearts (Part 1)