Archive for the ‘Conventions’ Category

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For those coming into the story late…

Stuff happened in 2018. It wasn’t particularly good stuff. It was noisy and it was occasionally ugly and nothing particularly good spun out of it. I didn’t discuss it in any great detail back when it was happening and I have no desire to dredge it all up here now. But the fallout from the not particularly good stuff that happened in 2018 is more than just a tad somewhat relevant to what and where the convention found itself this year. So, know that stuff happened, some somewhat not particularly good stuff, and it put into question more than a few matters about the convention’s immediate and long-range future. There was also apparently a lot more on the line going into con this year than I knew going into it, and it created a vastly different experience at this convention this year than I expected to have.

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ConCarolinas Short Film Festival

The lineup for films in the ConCarolinas Short Film Festival. Actual times will be posted soon.

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The Dragon Con Khan Report is, to me, one of the two best podcasts out there to get you ready for Dragon Con- and it’s the only one of those two that runs throughout the year and not just 50 days before con.

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Stan Lee at Dragon Con

Early in the day on November 12, 2018, the horrible news we all sadly knew was coming finally came. Stan Lee had passed away. 

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SCFFF

When? September 29 and September 30, 2018. 

Where? The Cary Theater, 122 E Chatham St, 27511 Cary, NC. 

What? Read on. 

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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.

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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