’14 Interviews

An Interview with Jean Marie Ward

Author and interviewer Jean Marie Ward is a frequent guest at Dragon Con, appearing on panels covering a wide range of topics.  She sat down with the Daily Dragon to discuss her varied interests. Daily Dragon (DD): You’ve published numerous short stories.  What do you find most challenging and most rewarded about writing short fiction? Jean Marie Ward (JMW):  The… Read more →

Past, Present, and Patriotism: An Adam Baldwin Interview

Past, Present, and Patriotism: An Adam Baldwin Interview

“Quiet on the set! … We’re doing an interview here!” From start to finish, this Daily Dragon reporter’s interview with Adam Baldwin was full of laughs and poignant moments. Baldwin is best known to sci-fi fans as badass mercenary Jayne Cobb in Firefly and angry Colonel John Casey in Chuck. He can currently be seen on TNT’s new hit sci-fi… Read more →

Quick Q&A With Farscape's Lani Tupu

Quick Q&A With Farscape’s Lani Tupu

Lani Tupu is most recognizable to Farscape fans as the show’s first antagonist, Bialar Crais. He was also the voice of Pilot, one of the alien creatures created for the show by the Jim Henson Creature Shop. We were able to snag some time with him just before Dragon Con officially ended. Daily Dragon (DD): CGI or Puppets? Lani Tupu… Read more →

Interview Footnote: Naomi Novik Promises a “Dragon or Two” in Unfettered

After submitting my interview questions to Naomi Novik, I discovered “In Favour with Their Stars,” another jewel of a story by her which I had not included in my queries. This short story contribution to Unfettered, edited by Shawn Speakman, began with the gift of a handmade plush dragon (Temeraire, of course) to Novik’s daughter. In her introductory remarks to… Read more →

Dream Logic, Murder Wizardry, and Flower Crowns: a Conversation with Cleolinda Jones

You might know Cleolinda Jones (@cleolinda on Twitter) from her epic Twilight recaps, Movies in 15 Minutes, or her involvement in Hannibal fandom. Ever since the NBC show premiered last year she’s not only recapped all of the episodes but also developed an eyeshadow line called This Is My Design with the folks behind fansite Tattle-Crime.com. She’s here repping Hannibal… Read more →

Antagonist/Protagonist - Both Sides Now: A Conversation with Major Crimes' Mary McDonnell

Antagonist/Protagonist – Both Sides Now: A Conversation with Major Crimes’ Mary McDonnell

Actress Mary McDonnell has once again returned to Dragon Con after a few years away. While she may always be Battlestar Galactica’s President Laura Roslin to many fans, I’m really enjoying her work on TNT’s Major Crimes where she plays Captain Sharon Raydor. McDonnell always brings a quiet power to the roles she plays, often embodying women who are commanding… Read more →