Archive for August, 2018

You want food while at con? Downtown Atlanta has it. You just might have to explore some options outside of the confines of the Dragon Con footprint. There are pros and cons to this, and you can read more about it HERE.

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Not as good as being there by a longshot, but at least it’s a way to get some of the weekend’s fun.

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Over nearly three decades, Dragon Con has grown from the little Atlanta convention that defied the rules to one of the largest pop culture conventions in the world. Along the way, it changed the expectations for a successful convention. While small conventions still focus on one or two genres, the largest conventions combine literature, television & movies, comics and gaming, just as Dragon Con did for the first time back in 1987.

Dragon Con

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On this episode of The Pro Wrestling Roundtable we prove that We Are NXT! But first Jonathan Williams, John Morgan Neal, & Richard Ewell are joined by professional wrestler Stryk Nyn as they talk with him about his career and Dragon Con Wrestling which is coming up THIS THURSDAY!

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Do Not Approach

Do not approach…

Unless you can handle the big event. You can? In that case, knock yourself out. 

Have fun. 

Atlanta August 2018

 

 

I’m taking a quick break from my “Around Dragon Con” pieces this week to take a look at Captain America. Specifically, having just rewatched Infinity Wars now that the film has hit the Blu-Ray shelves, Captain America as embodied by Chris Evans. Even more specifically, how important the casting of Chris Evans may have been to the Captain America we now know.

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Dead And Buried (1981)

Posted: August 19, 2018 in Uncategorized

The Assignment: Horror Podcast

D&B1981’s Dead and Buried is a film with a troubled production history. A look at the credits shows how many hands were officially involved in its making. It doesn’t show how many people were unofficially involved. As director Gary Sherman has recounted in various interviews over the years, different people in charge of the film’s production wanted different things from a finished film. This resulted in changes being made that the director and the original writers not only disagreed with, but had no had in. They all hated the changes that were made, and at one point there was even a threat of legal actions against Sherman if he helped make changes that made the film closer to its original print version despite these changes being requested by the distributor who also felt the original vision was better. Dan O’Bannon has even said in interviewsthat he felt almost embarrassed by…

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