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Dragon Con After Dark

There’s something surreal about walking into an upscale bar to find The Tick and Wonder Woman sharing a drink, while Wolverine sings karaoke. But that’s exactly what happened as I stepped off the elevator into Nikolai’s Rooftop. Overlooking the Atlanta… Continue Reading →

After a Summer of World-Class Fandom Conventions in Nashville, Can Wizard Deliver?

It is fair to say these days that Nashville is a city by which many things can be measured. Like the exploding food scene, hospitality industry, real-estate boom, and so much more going on in Music City, the fandom community… Continue Reading →

Apocalypse Rising: A Dragon Con Interview With Shannon Chesnut

Per Matt When the end of the world arrives, will you be ready? Whether it’s due to a Zombie Apocalypse, a Sharknado, an invasion of little green men or you’re simply a doomsday prepper getting ready for the world to… Continue Reading →

Restoring My Faith in Cons: A Hypericon 12 Review

My first convention experience was terrible. It was a Star Trek convention at the old Nashville Convention Center in the early ’90s full of elaborate cosplays, most of which were just good enough that the 8-year-old little Danno ended up… Continue Reading →

Vette City Con: 2017

Last week, I was lucky enough to be asked to cover Bowling Green’s first ever comic con. While I have attended more conventions than I can count, this was the first time I was invited as press.

Cosplayer of the Month: Anomaly Cosplay

Per Matt They’ve been known for crafting entire costumes within three days in the past and together, Monique Fuqua and Kelli Smith team up as Anomaly Cosplay, our first Cosplayer of the Month for 2017!

Entering the 2016 Zombie Walk at Dragon Con

Per Matt The undead — as well as many Zombie hunters and other creatures — were restless this year at Dragon Con! And we’ve got the proof!

Happy Anniversary Dragon Con and Star Trek

I experienced my first Dragon*Con Labor Day weekend in 2006, and stayed in downtown Atlanta in the midst of the phenomenal annual event that attracts tens of thousands from across the universe, or at least from the planet Earth. Attendance… Continue Reading →

Is Dragon Con Overrun With Costume Contests?

Make no mistake. This year’s Dragon Con, weighing in last weekend in Atlanta, Georgia, at an official number of nearly 80,000 attendees, was another win for the Southeastern fandom convention behemoth. As a volunteer staffer for almost 20 years, I’m so… Continue Reading →

Con Etiquette: Make the Best of Your Convention

Ahh, conventions! Where cosplayers roam and superfans unite in a geek collective, free to be their awesome, geeky selves. With the beginning of E3, summer convention season is now officially in full swing and I’ve got a few pro tips from… Continue Reading →

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