1998

Film Legend Visits Dragon*Con

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The audience in The Hyatt’s Fairlie room listened on in awestruck silence as film legends Ray Harryhausen, Julius Schwartz and David A. Kyle talked about their love for film and their careers. Photos of the panelists, along with those of fellow legends like Ray Bradbury, adorned the walls. Harryhausen’s voice boomed across the small room as he answered Kyle’s questions. Julius Schwartz, with a voice like a gangster from a classic noir film, provided insight as well as comic relief.
 
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Ambassador Molari Speaks Out

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What do wild hair, run away eyebrows, and Switzerland have in common? Answer: Londo Mollari. Londo, the ambassador for the Centauri Republic on Babylon 5, played by Peter Jurasik has had some interesting moments, both on and off the set. From “hair raising” stories of make up sessions to fond memories of his co-stars on the sci-fi series Babylon 5, Peter enlightened the rapt crowd with amusing stories, and of course Lando’s unique view point on many things. Questions ranged
 
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Staying Gold: A Q & A with Anthony Daniels

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Having worked on the set of the Star Wars prequels, do think some of the magic is back? I’m not putting down the art of filming, but filmmaking on the set is reasonably mundane, because the story is chopped up into so many bits. And the only person who really knows what is going on is the director and the person looking through the viewfinder, who is the cameraman. Literally, the cameraman in the old days was the only one
 
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Goo in the Streets: GWAR Leaves Them Smiling

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As the GWAR concert comes to a close at this year’s Dragon*Con, hordes of fans file into the streets of Atlanta. Although many of their clothes are stained from the remnants of the band’s liquid special effects, everyone seems to be smiling. Earlier Friday afternoon, Sleazy P. Martini, GWAR’s answer to Elvis, is hanging out at the band’s booth in the Dragon*Con dealer’s room. “We just got back from the Decadence In Rock ‘n’ Roll panel,” he says, “which was
 
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