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Dragon Bites on the Walk of Fame

The Daily Dragon staff misses everyone already, and so we wanted to leave you with a little something to nibble on until next year. This reporter stalked the Walk of Fame on Monday to ask many of the guests about their experiences at Dragon Con 2015 and the craziest/weirdest/favorite thing they saw over the weekend. Aaron Abrams: “It’s been great… Read more →

“The Donner Question” Day Three: Spock versus Picard

Welcome to today’s almost-all-celebrity edition of “The Donner Question,” known colloquially as “Who would you eat?” Today’s focus is Spock and Picard, but before we get there, let’s revisit Jon Snow versus Tyrion Lannister. To the girl I panned yesterday for not knowing who Jon Snow and Tyrion Lannister are, I apologize. Turns out, you are in good company. Sandra… Read more →

Shuttling Around Dragon Con (Green Route)

Shuttling around Dragon Con in a comfortable bus (on the green route) is the coolest way to get around the con if you don’t have a handy teleporter. But if you’re at the Hyatt and you want to make a panel at the Sheraton on time for panelists’ introductions, knowing your ETA (estimated time of arrival) is essential. I walked… Read more →

“The Donner Question” Day Two: Lord Varys versus Littlefinger

Today’s version of this highly unscientific and morbidly gross poll was a tie! People would eat Littlefinger and Lord Varys in equal measure (don’t worry I also continued the Jon Snow/Tyrion Lannister pairing, and Jon is making a late-game surge in the race for survival). Lee from Alabama would eat Lord Varys because he believes “if you have Littlefinger on… Read more →

Cosplayers Strip Down for Annual Underwear Party

While the thought of being in a crowded room in your underwear is some people’s nightmare, for a few hundred Dragon Con partygoers, it’s an annual tradition. The annual Dragon Con Superhero Underwear Party was Thursday night at the Marriott, and it’s exactly what it sounds like: a party where the revelers deck out in their skimpiest superhero duds to… Read more →

Eugie Foster: In Memoriam

Eugie Foster: In Memoriam

On behalf of the DC2KWriters One should sorrow, but not sink under sorrow’s oppression. —Eugie Foster, “Mortal Clay, Stone Heart” (2010) On September 27, 2014, we lost Eugie Foster, editor of the Daily Dragon, to the frailty of what she often called her “human suit.” Her spirit lives on in her enduring body of work, including nominated and award-winning fiction…. Read more →

Give Them Dragon Con and They Will Come

Dragon Con. There is no other Con quite like it. Every year, thousands descend on Atlanta, GA, for a fun, activity-packed, nothing-like-you-have-ever-experienced-before, time-of-your-life opportunity. It is not for the weak of heart. You have made the decision to go. Your cosplay costume is ready. Your pocket program is carefully marked with all of the panels you want to attend. You… Read more →