This year is Stargate Atlantis star Joe Flanigan’s first year at Dragon*Con. I sat down with Joe to get his thoughts on his co-stars and the cancellation of Stargate Atlantis, as well as his views on a variety of matters.
Actor Paul McGillion is known to many sci-fi fans as Doctor Carson Beckett from Stargate Atlantis. McGillion, a perennial fan favorite and a regular—in odd-numbered years—attendee of Dragon*Con, took a few minutes to talk to the Daily Dragon. Daily Dragon (DD): What was the biggest surprise in being involved with Stargate Atlantis? Paul McGillion (PM): The biggest surprise in being… Read more →
Bruce Davison has quite a list of professional accomplishments to his name, ranging from guest starring on shows such as Designing Women to blockbuster movie roles like Senator Kelly in X-Men and X2. Mr. Davison graciously took the time to sit down with one of our Daily Dragon reporters.
Leonard Nimoy, famous for his role as Mr. Spock in the original Star Trek series, has been wowing the crowds at Dragon*Con. Actor, director, singer, poet, photographer—this distinguished man seems to have done it all. And to have done it all so well. As he waited backstage before the “Beyond Spock” panel, Nimoy graciously agreed to answer a few questions… Read more →
Award-winning author Lois McMaster Bujold is equally adept at science fiction and fantasy, with works ranging from her Vorkosigan saga to her Chalion books and her recent Sharing Knife tetrology. Winner of five Hugo and three Nebula awards, Ms. Bujold is one of the few authors to have won both awards simultaneously. And she has accomplished this feat twice—first for… Read more →
Dragon*Con readers who like a little weird along with their World War II historical fiction/alternate history should be bloody glad that Rosemary Laurey is returning to the convention this year. Under the pseudonym “Georgia Evans,” author Laurey has written a new version of the Blitz that has supernatural “Others” fighting on behalf of both Allied and Axis powers. The blend… Read more →
Dragon*Con 2009 welcomes Charlaine Harris, the author of the Sookie Stackhouse Southern vampire novels (from Dead Until Dark through her latest novel, Dead and Gone, a recent New York Times hardback #1 bestseller) as well as the Harper Connelly, Lily Bard, and Aurora Teagarden mysteries. Readers beware: the Sookie Stackhouse novels and the HBO series True Blood, based on Ms…. Read more →
Reviewer, writer, judge, classicist, systems engineer, Australian author Jenny Blackford presents as a Jill-of-all-trades, a Never Never Land kind of woman who hasn’t ignored the question of what to do when she grows up; she just does it all. From her diverse science fiction and fantasy stories and reviews to her first book-length publication, The Priestess and the Slave, Blackford’s… Read more →