I was fortunate to meet NYT best-selling author Sherrilyn Kenyon on a Dragon*Con 2007 SF-lit panel. Fascinated by the fan adoration lavished upon her (and her splendid costuming), when next we met, I asked her for an interview for the 2008 Daily Dragon. To prepare, I read the first two novels of her popular Dark-Hunter series (Fantasy Lover and Night… Read more →
On Sunday, Miss Klingon Empire 2007 will relinquish her crown to the contestant with the looks and the nerve to claim it from her. Last year, VarkNa B’traughh (Valerie Rice) defeated her rivals with a Klingon interpretive hula dance. Donning a grass skirt and coconut bustier, she balanced the grace of Polynesia with the ferocity of Qo’noS.
From a single EverQuest panel five years ago to nearly 20 “standing-room-only” panels last year, MMORPG gaming has finally come of age at Dragon*Con! MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games) include some of the best-selling computer games of all time, including EverQuest, Age of Conan, City of Heroes, and most recognizably, World of Warcraft, which boasts over 11 million current… Read more →
Every Labor Day weekend, Peachtree Street fills with the sound of clanging swords, the stomping of men in white Stormtrooper armor, and the twirling of lightsabers in the air. It’s not your typical day in downtown Atlanta. Once a year, the unusual becomes an everyday occurrence. Briefcases are replaced with bags stuffed with comic books, and neckties switch places with… Read more →
The most recent update from the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT): They will be working on the 14th Street Bridge Improvement project over the Labor Day weekend which will result in multiple lane closures where I-75/I-85 Southbound connect.
2008 Registration Hours 2008 Membership at the Door 2008 Programming Changes Guest Changes Additions Cancellations Corrections Updates 2008 Announcement & Notices 2008 Parties, Shout-outs, Lost & Found 2008 Schedule Grid (spreadsheet) 2008 Pocket Program (PDF) 2008 Walk of Fame (PDF)
You know Dragon*Con’s in full swing when downtown Atlanta is officially invaded by hordes of aliens, princesses, wizards, and warriors. Come be part of the 7th Annual Dragon*Con Parade down Peachtree St.