Michael Dorn is one of the few Star Trek actors who got to play his role across multiple shows and even multiple generations. He originated the role of Worf on Star Trek: The Next Generation, got to play Worf’s grandfather (also named Worf) in The Undiscovered Country (which took place during the era of the original series), reprised the role… Read more →
Actor, singer, and professor, Avery Brooks is best known to the geeky crowd as Captain Benjamin Sisko from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Brooks returned to Dragon Con this year, after a three year absence, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the show. The Daily Dragon sat down for a chat with him in the Walk of Fame. Daily Dragon… Read more →
Jim Butcher, bestselling author of the The Dresden Files and The Codex Alera, is back for Dragon Con 2013. Butcher is continuing the urban fantasy escapades of wizard P.I. extraordinaire Harry Dresden and embarking on a new steampunk series. He has also found the time to pen a collection of Dresden short stories titled Side Jobs, seven Dresden graphic novels,… Read more →
Truly amazing, the practical guidance one can pick up at Dragon Con! For instance, consider the helpful hint potential from “The Fae: Friend or Foe?” panel on Monday 1PM, International BC (W), featuring Jim Butcher, Leanna Renee Hieber, Alethea Kontis, Ted Naifeh, Jana Oliver, and Kalayna Price. Not to be unprepared in case disguised fae attend the panel as well… Read more →
Multi-genre author Andrew Hartley has a background as varied as his books. He is the Russell Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare in the theater department of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He’s also affiliated with the English department in addition to serving as editor of Shakespeare Bulletin and Resident Dramaturg of the Georgia Shakespeare Festival. Daily Dragon (DD): … Read more →
Hailed by C. C. Finlay “as a leader of the new American Revolution in historical fantasy,” D. B. Jackson combines his own unique brand of adventure and literary license into a marvel of genre-bending finesse. The Daily Dragon caught Jackson after his book tour for his latest novel in the Thieftaker Chronicles, Thieves’ Quarry (TOR July, 2013), to preview his… Read more →
The Dragon Con Urban Fantasy track will host a rare summit featuring an extraordinary group of men currently writing in this popular genre. Kevin J. Anderson (Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. series), Jim Butcher (Dresden Files), Jonathan Maberry (Rot & Ruin series), S. M. Stirling (Shadowspawn Trilogy), D. B. Jackson (The Thieftaker Chronicles), James R. Tuck (Deacon Chalk series), and John… Read more →
I met Leanna Renee Hieber at Dragon*Con 2011 and was impressed with her snappy Victorian costumes and enthusiasm for all things Gothic. Leanna returned this year and shared news of her myriad literary and acting adventures and accomplishments.