Alicia Pack

Alicia Pack

Not everyone can say they watch television for homework, read novels for inspiration, and are paid to follow what’s trending. For Alicia Pack, it is all part of life as a writer and media enthusiast.  When she isn't lost in the world she is trying to create, you can find her with her nose in a book or catching up on her favorite supernatural shows.  She has a Master’s degree in Mass Communications and a Bachelor’s degree in Radio, Television, and Film.  Her nine years of diverse media experience include news writing, copywriting, website content management, social media, promotions, television production, and teaching.

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Website: http://www.aliciarpack.com/

Bringing Out the Death: Crafting Zombies on a Budget

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Whether you’re looking to scare the brains out of everyone on Halloween or craft the goriest cosplay at Dragon Con, on Sunday professional makeup artist and film director Rob Fitz shared with attendees in the Westin Chastain F-H some of his creepiest budget-friendly tips for crafting zombie makeup. For realistic lesions, festering wounds, and decaying flesh, Pros-Aide makeup sells latex-free prosthetic transfers that easily apply in a few steps, similar to putting on a temporary tattoo. If the edges start
 
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Game of Thrones: All Rulers Must Die

Game of Thrones: All Rulers Must Die

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They deserved it, and we secretly (no, not so secretly) loved to watch. Jack Gleeson and Alexander Siddig discussed their characters, deaths, and the future of the Iron Throne to an at-capacity Hyatt Centennial II-III crowd on Sunday. Who do you think is the most evil Game of Thrones character? Chances are that one of your top two is the very dead King Joffrey. Gleeson feels that since Joffrey is a product of incest, his frontal cortex may have been
 
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Uncharted Stories by the Cast of Firefly

Uncharted Stories by the Cast of Firefly

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Somewhere in this article, you will experience uncharted worlds as you discover the origins of Jayne’s hat, learn how to decorate your latrine in fancible Firefly fashion, find out who stole what from the set, identify which cast member Summer Glau’s daughter ripped the arm off of, and ascertain how Sean Maher became Jayne’s dad—much to Adam Baldwin’s pleasure. You should keep reading. Fanatic Firefly fans lined up before 8AM on Sunday to see Jayne, River, and Simon in a
 
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In Chaos, Tyrants Rise: The Last Ship with Adam Baldwin

In Chaos, Tyrants Rise: The Last Ship with Adam Baldwin

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Find a cure. Stop the virus. Blow sh*t up. Adam Baldwin talked TNT’s post-apocalyptic drama The Last Ship with Dragon Con fans on Saturday morning in the Hyatt Regency VI-VII. Season three has proven to be an action-packed ride on The Last Ship, and when asked about the increase in action, explosions, and naval battles, Baldwin replied that, once the virus was seemingly under control, it’s an action and adventure series. The show has the cooperation of the Navy, and
 
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Wait Until Jason Isaacs Hears About This?!

Wait Until Jason Isaacs Hears About This?!

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How do you see Lucius Malfoy? Most likely not a different actor with short hair and a pinstripe suit. It almost happened. In the panel “Wait Until My Father Hears About This!” in Hyatt Centennial II–III on Saturday at 2:30PM, Jason Isaacs talked all things Harry Potter to a packed ballroom. Isaacs surprised the crowd by revealing that he first auditioned for the part of Gilderoy Lockhart. His agent had sent him the script and the first four books. He
 
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Grant Ward Belongs to All of Us

Grant Ward Belongs to All of Us

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Brett Dalton (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) had the audience completely mesmerized from the moment he walked into the Sheraton Grand Ballroom A-F on Friday at 2:30PM and treated the delighted audience to a mock striptease while removing his jacket, encouraging laughter, applause, and wolf whistles. After such an auspicious beginning, he transitioned into a comical explanation for his tardiness: “I got caught in a Pokestop.” The first audience member began her question by mentioning she had a dog named Grant Ward,
 
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Illusion and Innovation with Brian Henson

Illusion and Innovation with Brian Henson

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Chairman of The Jim Henson Company and award-winning director, producer, and writer Brian Henson joined reporters for a press conference on Friday to talk the Muppets, puppeteering technology, and the unique challenges of puppeteering. You’d be hard pressed to find a Dragon Con attendee who hasn’t heard of the Muppets. Henson was asked if he feels a sense of responsibility for kindling the imaginations of so many generations, and his heartfelt response was that it was more of his dad.
 
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Build Your Own Convention with Con Man: The Game

Build Your Own Convention with Con Man: The Game

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Have you ever thought about creating your own convention? Maybe you want to see Joss Whedon run around cleaning the toilets. Or watch someone push the button on a fish vending machine and watch a trout get stuck and just hang there while he bangs on the glass. Or maybe you just want to watch your fellow con goers be attacked by rats, roaches, and pubic lice from thongs. Well, now you can! Welcome to Con Man: The Game. Con
 
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