’21 Panels/Events

Laws of Physics? What Laws?

Laws of Physics? What Laws?

Laws of Physics? What Laws? On Saturday at 7PM, Science Track Director Stephen Granade hosted a discussion of the science of The Fast & The Furious on the Fan Tracks channel with the Curly Haired Mafia, who are otherwise known as Lali DeRosier, Dani Lee, and Raychelle Burks. The panel’s consensus was that the laws of physics don’t apply in… Read more →

Educators and Scientists: The Conduit to Fandom

Saturday at 1PM, the Diversity Track hosted a panel discussion in Hyatt Inman on the power and potential of science and social studies to take advantage of fantasy and science fiction in the classroom. Eric Thomas, Joy Hatcher, Glenn Paris, Nicholas Hoo, and Melanie Duncan explored the world of STEM, STEAM, social studies, ELA, the kind of contribution science fiction… Read more →

Kim Harrison's Perspective

Kim Harrison’s Perspective

Kim Harrison, bestselling author of The Hollows series, The Peri Reed Chronicles, and traditional fantasies under the name Dawn Cook, joined moderator Carol Malcolm for the virtual panel “A Conversation with Kim Harrison” on Sunday at 5:30PM on the Urban Fantasy Track’s Facebook page. When Harrison first read Anne McCaffrey’s Dragonriders of Pern series, she was disappointed that the main… Read more →

The Many Lives of Doctor Who’s The Master

For Saturday’s virtual …And You Will Obey Me: Doctor Who’s The Master at 50 on the Brit Track YouTube channel, panelists (and podcasters) Brian Doob, Michael Falkner, Sue Kisenwether, Rob Levy, and Dr. Scott Viguie, as moderated by Rob in the Hat, discussed The Master’s many incarnations, story arcs, and lasting impact on Doctor Who. Since his introduction in 1971,… Read more →

From the South Bronx to Teen Titans GO!: The Career of George Pérez

On Sunday at 1PM, the Comics and Pop Art track aired Van Allen Plexico’s virtual interview, aptly titled “The Life & Works of George Pérez,” with legendary comics artist George Pérez. When they recorded the conversation, Pérez had recently finishing doing voiceover work for an episode of Teen Titans GO! that featured him and fellow Titans creator Marv Wolfman. Although… Read more →

Creating Memories with the Ninth Doctor

It wasn’t a surprise to see the Marriott Atrium Ballroom packed at 10AM on Sunday to attend Christopher Eccleston’s Q&A panel. Moderator Rob Levy wasted no time in bringing Eccleston out on the stage to start answering questions.    Levy started things off with a question about Eccleston’s book, I Love the Bones of You, which came out in 2019 and… Read more →

Discussing Bridgerton

It’s been nearly impossible to avoid coming across the topic of Bridgerton over the last year or more, and here at Dragon Con is no different. Panelists Emily Myerscough, Amanda-Rae Prescott, Jen Johnson, along with moderator Andie La-Rosa Jimenez from the Alt History track got together to discuss Bridgerton: Our Love Affair with Regency Romance on Friday at 4PM on… Read more →

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