Entirely Too Many Words About Geeking Out: The Dragon*Con 2011 Recap

September 9, 2011 at 11:50 am | Posted in Entertainment, Sci-Fi, Star Wars, Star Wars Books | 3 Comments
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Day Zero

Dragon*Con. If San Diego Comic Con is the “Nerd Prom” of the convention sphere, D*C is the four-day-long frat party.

The trip begins at an ungodly hour for me. Three AM and I’m in my car, making my way to Seattle-Tacoma International to kick off my weekend of misadventures with airplanes. Countless sleepless hours and a layover in Denver later,  I rolled into Atlanta around 4PM to meet up with my roommates*, one of which was Nanci from EUCantina. Now, Day Zero is devoted to getting your bearings straight and meeting fellow con-goers before the chaos starts. This is your one chance to enjoy a real meal (IE: something other than a hastily eaten protein bar) and conversation before the mad dash from hotel to hotel starts. Right away I met up with Dunc of ClubJade and Riley and Bethany of the Star Wars Report.

*I use the term “roommate” loosely. At Dragon*Con, no one sleeps. You catch a few hours of eyelid closing time, get up, and hit more panels. Repeat. 

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El Paso Comic Con 2011

September 9, 2011 at 12:01 am | Posted in Events | Leave a comment

El Paso Comic Con 2011 kicks off with a special “Unofficial EPCON Day” today and launch party. The September 10-11 show will be in El Paso, Texas and will feature Star Wars guests Billy Dee Williams, Peter Mayhew, Bonnie Piesse (Aunt Beru, AOTC, ROTS), Orli Shoshan (Shaak Ti, AOTC, ROTS), and Dickeey Beer (Barada, Stormtrooper and Biker Scout in ROTJ, and stunt double for Boba Fett & Luke Skywalker). You can check all the details here on their official website

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