Kevin Shirley

Harry’s Promotion: Trek Trivia

Harry’s Promotion: Trek Trivia

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Peter Stolmeier, Trey Tackett, Gabrielle Scandrett, and special guest Garrett Wang welcomed Star Trek trivia masters to “Win Harry Kim’s Latinum: Trek Trivia” Friday evening in the Hilton Galleria 2–3. Clips from Star Trek: Voyager episodes which focused (naturally) on Wang’s character, Ensign Harry Kim, provided the material for the questions. Each clip gave Wang an opportunity to share a memory from the production. He commented on everything from the Janeway “look” to his first day on the set nerves.
 
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A Wookiee Roar and a Haka Dance

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Reflection and family were two major elements of Friday’s 1PM panel featuring Daniel Logan (young Boba Fett) and Chewbacca himself, Peter Mayhew. The Marriott Imperial Ballroom resonated to rousing applause and Wookiee roars when panel moderator Riley Blanton introduced them. Logan and Mayhew then reminisced and reflected about their Star Wars careers and, especially, the relationships they created. Riley Blanton began the conversation by asking Mayhew about bringing Chewbacca to life. When asked what makes “Chewie, Chewie?” Mayhew declared: “Me!”
 
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The Road Goes Ever On

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Dragon Con’s new High Fantasy track launched at 10AM Friday in L401–402 in the Marriott with “Namárië—Farewell Tolkien Track.” A passionate, devoted, and warm crowd joined Jim West, Grace Jackson, Rebecca Perry, and Kirsten Cairnes, senior staff member of TheOneRing.net (TORn) to look back at the Tolkien track and consider the possibilities moving forward. TORn has long been a force in the Tolkien Track. The fan website, born in 1999 out of the excitement over and fascination with Peter Jackson’s
 
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