Alicia Pack

Alicia Pack

Not everyone can say they watch television for homework, read novels for inspiration, and are paid to follow what’s trending. For Alicia Pack, it is all part of life as a writer and media enthusiast.  When she isn't lost in the world she is trying to create, you can find her with her nose in a book or catching up on her favorite supernatural shows.  She has a Master’s degree in Mass Communications and a Bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film.  Her nine years of diverse media experience include news writing, copywriting, website content management, social media, promotions, television production, and teaching.

Dudes with Boobs: How to Write Strong Women in the Military

Aspiring writers looking to craft realistic woman at war, not stereotypical dudes with boobs or worse, attended an hour-long workshop in the Hyatt Hanover on Friday at 5:30PM with Janine K. Spendlove. Like any good story, you need to know the main character’s background. Spendlove is an active duty US Marine who’s been in for 17 years and was the… Read more →

Drunk History Trades Accuracy for Fun

The Daily Dragon is not responsible for the accuracy of the history contained in this article. Do not quote us in an academic paper. You will fail. Unless you are writing an academic paper on drunk history. In which case, we are a citeable, credible source. Also: Because this is a family-oriented publication, asterisks have been inserted to indicate *substitute… Read more →

This Is Why Hydra Loses: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

When a panel starts with a failed Instagram story and ribbing from cast mates, that’s the one to be at, even when it’s unclear if you’re part of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hydra, or the Framework. Also, if you didn’t understand why Hydra lost to S.H.I.E.L.D., it’s due solely to the fact that Brett Dalton, as an evil double agent for Hydra, can’t… Read more →

‘My Face Is on Your Leg!’ and Other Shiny Moments with Jewel Staite

‘My Face Is on Your Leg!’ and Other Shiny Moments with Jewel Staite

While we are all still patiently waiting on—and by patiently we mean having a Gorram fit in our bunks—the Firefly cast to reunite for more seasons (that we were cheated out of), we were able to ask everyone’s favorite engineer Jewel Staite about her surreal Firefly experiences, iconic scenes, favorite Kaylee moments, and how Nathan Fillion is not only fantastic… Read more →

A Killer Press Conference with Danielle Panabaker

A Killer Press Conference with Danielle Panabaker

Dragon Con veteran and Georgia native Danielle Panabaker sat down with reporters Friday evening for a candid press conference to talk the future of The Flash, playing Caitlin Snow and Killer Frost, and role models. Like episodes of the show, let’s flash forward to the future. In season four, expect a time jump of about six months, and Tom Felton’s… Read more →

A Visit to Dragon Con

A Visit to Dragon Con

’Twas the night before Dragon Con, when all through the house All the creatures were stirring, even Pinky the mouse; The cosplays were hung by the door with care, In hopes that attendees would soon stare; The children were all wild running through the house; While visions of the Yule Ball danced in their heads; And mamma in her corset,… Read more →

Bringing Out the Death: Crafting Zombies on a Budget

Whether you’re looking to scare the brains out of everyone on Halloween or craft the goriest cosplay at Dragon Con, on Sunday professional makeup artist and film director Rob Fitz shared with attendees in the Westin Chastain F-H some of his creepiest budget-friendly tips for crafting zombie makeup. For realistic lesions, festering wounds, and decaying flesh, Pros-Aide makeup sells latex-free… Read more →

Game of Thrones: All Rulers Must Die

Game of Thrones: All Rulers Must Die

They deserved it, and we secretly (no, not so secretly) loved to watch. Jack Gleeson and Alexander Siddig discussed their characters, deaths, and the future of the Iron Throne to an at-capacity Hyatt Centennial II-III crowd on Sunday. Who do you think is the most evil Game of Thrones character? Chances are that one of your top two is the… Read more →

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