Maggie Birge-Caracappa

Maggie Birge-Caracappa

By day, Maggie Birge-Caracappa is the editorial director at a medical communications company in Yardley, PA.

Maggie also regularly publishes In My Size, a blog and podcast about where body positivity and fandom meet. The rest of the time, Maggie sees to the needs of her kitty overlords; polices the grammar on all kinds of published material including signage, menus, and food packaging; and cuddles with her wife while watching her favorite shows (Killjoys, Game of Thrones, and Doctor Who among them). She continues to be far too excited to be working for the Daily Dragon.

Killjoys: Johnny and Lucy, Live and in Person

Any Killjoys fan knows two things: The Warrant is All, and keep your hands off John Jaqobis or Lucy will electrocute you. That didn’t keep the crowd from showing Aaron Ashmore (Jaqobis) and Tamsen McDonough (Lucy) all the love at the “Killjoys Cast: Upgrades of Awesome” panel Sunday afternoon in the Hilton Grand West ballroom. It was clear that Ashmore… Read more →

Bulletproof Love: An Hour with Luke Cage

Bulletproof Love: An Hour with Luke Cage

One of the linchpins of the Marvel universe on Netflix, Luke Cage is now available for binge-watching of its second season. Mike Colter joined us on Sunday at 5:30PM in the Marriott Atrium Ballroom to share some insights about Luke and how things have developed in the second season. Moderator Thomas Parham started out by asking a few Inside the… Read more →

Queer Horror Recommendations with Cecil Baldwin

Cecil Baldwin (Welcome to Nightvale) started his panel on queer horror Saturday at 5:30PM in the Hyatt International North by saying that he was thrilled to be moderating a panel that he suggested to Dragon Con. From the outset, he kept the panel informal, mostly wanting to know our queer horror recommendations. Quickly, a long line of people formed, enthusiastic… Read more →

Black Nerdiness on Display: A Discussion of Black Genre Film

The Learning Center in the Hyatt was full to capacity Saturday at 11:30AM for a discussion on new genre black film led by moderator Andrew Shephard, a PhD student at Stanford with a particular focus on Afro-futurism. On the panel were Karen Ceesay (The Walking Dead, Black Lightning, Stranger Things), Quatoyiah Murry (Editorial Manager at TCM and FilmStruck), and Daviorr… Read more →

“Do I Look Bovvered?”: An Hour with Catherine Tate

“Do I Look Bovvered?”: An Hour with Catherine Tate

Take the quick wit of Beatrice from Much Ado About Nothing, add it to the charisma of John Barrowman and the stage presence of your favorite actor, wrap it all up in one ginger package, and you’ve got Catherine Tate. She started her panel on Friday afternoon in the Marriott Atrium Ballroom by immediately ditching the stage and heading into… Read more →

Star Trek: Must-Watch TV, Pulling People from the Darkness

Star Trek alumni Garrett Wang, Ethan Phillips, Walter Koenig, and John de Lancie gathered in the Marriott Atrium Ballroom on Friday to share some memories of their time with the Star Trek franchise. The intriguing hour began with a simple declaration by Trek Track director and panel moderator Wang: “Dragon Con is THE best convention to attend in this world.”… Read more →

Broken Toys and Found Families: An Interview with Christian Kane

Broken Toys and Found Families: An Interview with Christian Kane

Between Angel, Leverage, and The Librarians, Christian Kane is well-known to audiences around Dragon Con. He took some time at the end of the day Friday to sit down with the Daily Dragon and answer a few questions. Daily Dragon (DD): How much of the similarities between Eliot Spencer and Jacob Stone is a factor of John Rogers and Dean… Read more →

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