’23 Panels/Events

Sean Maher, Gina Torres, Jewel Staite, and "Tony Lately"

Actors from ‘Lightning Bug’ Visit Dragon Con

Well known by Dragon Con fans for their unforgettable roles in the shiny space western that never should have been cancelled, Gina Torres, Sean Maher, and Jewel Staite answered a variety of questions that were light years away from the standard topics at the 10AM Friday “Tony Lately” panel, led by moderator Tony Gowell, in Hyatt Centennial II–IV. One of… Read more →

Dance, Dragon, Dance!

Welcome to the Year of the Dragon Dance Party! Thursday at 9PM at the Marriott Imperial Ballroom, the first dance party of con weekend started. As guests entered, the music was already pumping in the dimly lit room. The tables were decked out in dragon themed decor. Even small dragons were placed on the tables for guests to have a… Read more →

Unofficially Official Dragon Con Experiences

Unofficially Official Dragon Con Experiences

On Thursday at 2:30PM, the Alternate and Historical Fiction Track opened their Dragon Con 2023 programming with Dragon Con History 102: Unofficial Organizations, a second-level, factual history panel. Streamed and archived on their YouTube Fan Track, the panel explored the unique contributions of just a few Dragon Con fan groups that have lasted long enough to become iconic staples year… Read more →

Remixing A Classic: Twisted Toonz

Voice actors Maurice LaMarche, Phil LaMarr, Khary Payton, and Billy West enchanted audiences Thursday night in the Hilton Salon with Twisted Toonz. In the event, the aforementioned performers read through scenes from The Wizard of Oz with a twist: each original character was provided with a voice inspired by a different character. Voices changed scene-by-scene at the instruction of panel… Read more →

Muscle Mania

Muscle Mania

While wandering the hall outside Marietta in the nether regions of the Hyatt on Thursday at 5PM, this reporter stumbled across a gathering of muscle adorned people with intriguing costumes. Their goal: to win a spot in the Muscle Nerd Showdown to be held later in the evening. While waiting for their turn in the pre-judging portion of the contest,… Read more →

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