‘Vampire Diaries’ stars confirmed for Dragon*Con

You may as well call it the “Mystic Falls Takeover”. For the first time, it has been announced that most of the principal cast of the CW hit series “The Vampire Diaries” will appear at this year’s Dragon*Con convention, scheduled to take place Labor Day weekend in Downtown Atlanta. Series regulars Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore), […]

One-on-One with “Being Human” star Sam Huntington at Dragon*Con 2011

On the SyFy Channel series “Being Human” he plays Josh, the overly-cautious, somewhat insecure werewolf trying desperately to hide in life’)s background in order to avoid revealing his secret. In real life his portrayer, actor Sam Huntington, couldn’t be more the opposite. In person, Huntington is funny, friendly, and generally seems to have a good time […]

Dragon*Con: 4 days and counting!

Dragon*Con begins in Atlanta on Friday, and for this Grown-Up Fangirl, this year is shaping up to be the best since I began attending back in 2007. All of my favorites will be there: guests/panels on “Supernatural“, “True Blood”, “The Vampire Diaries“, “Being Human“, and of course, Harry Potter. I have the privilege again this […]

Dragon*Con brings Sci-Fi TV presence to Atlanta

That rustle of excitedness you hear is the sound of thousands of geeks, nerds, gamers, fanboys/fangirls and other fandom enthusiasts preparing for what is probably the largest geek party in the United States, and Dragon*Con looms closer. Taking place in the downtown streets of Atlanta, Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and […]

Dragon*Con, Day 2

Day 2 of Dragon*Con did not begin so well for me. Saturday morning was the first time I’ve ever lamented not having a hotel room for the con, because I missed the parade! Since I live in the Atlanta area and it only takes me approximately 10-15 minutes to get downtown, I usually drive back-and-forth […]

My Dragon*Con Countdown Has Officially Begun

In about a month’s time, I will be participating in my annual geekout weekend when Dragon*Con returns Labor Day weekend. For those of you who don’t know, Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film. Every Labor Day weekend, about 40,000 people […]

Rekha Sharma confirmed for Dragon*Con

Rehka Sharma, who currently portrays FBI agent/undercover V Agent Malik on the ABC hit series “V”, has been confirmed for Dragon*Con. She is also known to Supernatural fans as the god Kali from the season 5 episode “Hammer of the Gods”, but is probably best known as Tory Foster from the SyFy series “Battlestar Galactica”. […]

Former Trek Track director of Dragon*Con launches new Star Trek convention in Atlanta

Eric Watts, the former director of Star Trek programming for Dragon*Con, has announced the creation of TrekTrax Atlanta! TrekTrax Atlanta is scheduled for February 18-20, 2011 at the Holiday Inn Select Perimeter. Details can be found at the link below: http://conventionfansblog.com/2010/05/28/former-dragoncon-trektrak-director-launches-new-star-trek-convention/

Volturi, Wolf Pack members of “New Moon” and “Eclipse” confirmed for Dragon*Con!

The Grown-Up Fangirl is squealing with delight today, for it has just been announced that several members of The Twilight Saga: New Moon are confirmed for Dragon*Con! Daniel Cudmore, who played Volturi member Felix (and is also known as the X-Men Trilogy’s Colossus) has been confirmed, along with Wolf Pack members Alex Meraz (Paul) and […]

Dragon Con adds guests from Dark Matter, DC TV universe and others

Last month Dragon Con picked up the pace on guest announcements, including some from shows/movies that are either on my “currently watching” or “need to watch/catch up” lists. From the SyFy show Dark Matter, guest announcements include Anthony Lemke, Jodelle Ferland, Roger Cross, and Zoie Palmer; who are known on the show as “Three”, “Five”, […]

Dragon Con: 2 days and counting!

Dragon Con is just 2 days away and I can feel the excitement settling in. I get to see my “other” family this weekend and I can’t wait!! As I have a few times before, this year I will be attending Dragon Con as a media representative; this time I will officially represent Sci-Fi Party […]

Official Press Release: RECORD CROWDS EXPECTED IN DOWNTOWN ATLANTA FOR DRAGON CON 2015

RECORD CROWDS EXPECTED IN DOWNTOWN ATLANTA FOR DRAGON CON 2015 Cosplayers, Gamers and Pop Culture Fans Return for Annual Fantasy, Sci Fi & Gaming Convention More than 400 Actors, Artists, Authors and Creators Will Give Talks and Meet Fans. http://mediarelations.dragoncon.org/2015/08/19/record-crowds-expected-in-downtown-atlanta-for-dragon-con-2015/#more-1572 ATLANTA – August 18, 2015 – More than 65,000 people are expected to pack downtown […]

Official Dragon Con Press Release: 20,000 Leagues Under DC

20,000 LEAGUES UNDER DC Dragon Con Night at the Georgia Aquarium Promises an Ocean of Undersea Fun Yaya Han Hosts All New Costume Competition, The Chôsen   http://mediarelations.dragoncon.org/2015/08/12/dragon-con-night-at-the-georgia-aquarium-promises-an-ocean-of-undersea-fun/ ATLANTA – August 12, 2015 – Dragon Con, Atlanta’s internationally known pop culture, fantasy, sci-fi and gaming convention, takes over The Georgia Aquarium on Saturday night,September 5 […]