FanForce Dinner

There was a galactic gathering at Earth, United States, Georgia, Atlanta, Trader Vic’s. The dinner was hosted by the Hothlanta Rebels, a local Atlanta Fan Force group, and attended by various online FanForce members across the continental USA and Canada. Over seventy-five online members of Star Wars Fan Force appeared at this not-so-secret meeting to eat, drink, and be merry…. Read more →

Canvas Art

Okay, so you’ve been to the art gallery. Very talented people created those objets d’art with blood, sweat, and tears, but another group of people fall into the blood, sweat, and tears contingent. This group lives for body art and modification. Their bodies are the canvases, but needles replace brushes, and ink replaces paint. While tattooing started out as a… Read more →

W. Australian Fan Journeys to Dragon*Con

Kim Campbell of Perth, Australia, traveled halfway around the world to attend Dragon*Con. 24 hours of flight time took her through Auckland, New Zealand, Los Angeles, and Chicago before arriving in Atlanta. “I was told that Dragon*Con was the con to come to, ” Campbell explained, confirming Dragon*Con’s worldwide reputation. Asked what her favorite thing about the con was so… Read more →

Heinlein Society Blood Drive Adds Monday Hours

Not all the vampires collecting blood at Dragon*Con wear black and have alabaster skin and ruby-red lips. The Heinlein Society, assisted by LifeSouth of Atlanta, is sponsoring a blood drive at Dragon*Con located in the Yukon/McKenzie/Rio at the Marriott. Originally scheduled only for Sat 10am-4pm and Sun 10am-2pm, due to donor demand, the drive will continue on Monday from 10am… Read more →

The Dragon*Con Parade: Stormtroopers, Klingons, and The Tribe, Oh My

It was worth crawling out of the bed after only three hours of sleep to see the Dragon*Con parade Saturday morning. I guess the Macys Thanksgiving Parade childhood excitement never left me because there I was on the sidelines again, cheering on the participants. The gaggle of Padmes was definitely a crowd pleaser. Maybe it was the attention to detail,… Read more →

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