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.
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 →