Archive for July, 2012
Less than 30 days to go and the excitement is building. Today, Jon and Leigh are joined by Damien (@Wolven), to discuss the academic mini-con inside of a con that he is involved with. We discuss the types of guests and thinkers he helps round up to serve as panelists. We also talk about his experiences at DragonCon and [...]
With only 3o days left until DragonCon, Jon is joined by GB Hajim, Director/Co-Writer/Producer of Strange Frame. Strange Frame is an official selection of the Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival. The film features the voice talents of geek favorites: Tim Curry, Cree Summer, Juliet Landau, Ron Glass, Alan Tudyk, Michael Dorn, Claudia Christian and George Takei. Jon and GB [...]
The costumes are sooooooo good at Dragon*Con, the Avatar people even look like they’re in 3D! Amazing!
DragonCon has lots on “unofficial support” sites and one of the most helpful is a good old fashion (by internet standards) message-board/listserv found over at Yahoo! groups. One of the main moderators for the Yahoo! group is the Empooress. A long time volunteer and D*Con goer, she was gracious enough to chat with me about what makes DragonCon [...]
For today’s post, our friends over at TheWebsiteOfDoom.com, Aaron Poole and JJ Hawkins have shared with us their suggestions for how to get the most out of your DragonCon experience…. enjoy! You can download the video directly: Here If you are a veteran of D*C and would like to be on the podcast to share your experiences – [...]
DragonCon and Jeopardy, it’s like chocolate and peanut butter when Dan Carroll joins Leigh and Jon for this episode of 50 Days. We talk with Dan about everything from media relations to the definition of broadcast to Karate Kid imagery. Find more info on DragonCon Media Relations at the DragonCon Website Have a question for the directors [...]
He’s the best there is at what he does. But what he does best isn’t very nice… and that’s apparently drunk dialing an ex-girlfriend. With claws like that, I imagine texting while driving is a pain.
The countdown says that there are only 37 Days left until the big day! For today’s podcast, Jon is joined by fellow podcaster and DragonCon fan, Kevin. Kevin has been around podcasting and DragonCon for some time. He worked with The Signal crew for a number of seasons and currently hosts several podcasts that can be [...]
Jon and Serv are back again for another filler podcast. As usual, it doesn’t really stay on topic (or at least on ONE topic) If you are a veteran of D*C and would like to be on the podcast to share your experiences – drop us an email at: 50days [at] theuniquegeek [dot] com. Have [...]
One of the nice things about being in downtown Atlanta for Dragon*Con is the number of dining options. You can choose from a wide variety of restaurants and fast food joints. There are a few things you should keep in mind after a long day at the con: you deserve a break, know where to [...]