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I want to say upfront that this isn’t directed at everyone. It’s not directed at a majority of the folks out there. Hell, it’s not even directed at a large minority of the folks out there. It’s directed only at what looks right now to be a small but very vocal minority of the folks out there. But, still, when you’re dealing with roughly 80,000+ people, that can be quite a few people. This is also, hopefully, being seen as nothing more than a metaphorical tap on the shoulder and gentle nudge back in the right direction for many of those in that vocal minority. A bit of reminder that we should all be a little nicer to members of our convention family. 

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Last year, 2016’s Dragon Con had two announcements that made certain events at the convention so much more convenient for not only attendees to see, but, in one case, for almost everyone else in the Atlanta area as well. Last year the parade was televised live by Atlanta’s CW for the first time. This allowed everyone to be able to see the parade as it happened whether they could find a spot on the ever more increasingly packed sidewalks on Saturday morning or not. The other 2016 announcement was an even bigger deal for many. That had to do with DragonConTV.

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The 2017 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 2

February may be the shortest month of the year, but this one was packed with Dragon Con news. Mike, Mike, Darren, Mary Lou Who, Dakoma, Eternal Zan, and Kevin Bachelder discuss everything from the big guest announcements to the details behind the latest host hotel controversy. Plus, we squeeze in a bit of time to reveal what makes a fantastic fan panel and the power of cosplay. No fake-news here, but watch out for falling rumors.

Table of Contents
0:00:00 Show Open, Costuming vs Cosplay
1:14:23 Eternal Zan – Hotel Maddness
1:33:47 Dragon Con Newbies w/ Kevin Bachelder
1:53:18 Show Close

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Check it out on iTunes, Stitcher, or at the following link.

“It’s time once again…”

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I got the privilege of being invited up to the bridge of the station for a look back at 2016 with the crew of the Earth Station One podcast. Listen in and enjoy as Mike Faber & Mike Gordon chat about the year that was with Ashley Pauls and Keith Johnson, and then try to suffer through my bits long enough to get back to the good stuff.

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Support what you love. Promote what you love. Those seem like pretty basic concepts. They also seem like easy things to do. But if you spend any time at all on social media you’ll see that a lot of people use their time “socializing” by doing things other than this. As a matter of fact, a lot of people- and I am guilty of this myself from time to time when it comes to the realm of politics –seem to spend as much time or more essentially promoting the examples of what they don’t like than they do promoting things they like. That really is something a lot of people should work on changing.

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It’s Here…

Posted: September 2, 2016 in Conventions, Dragon Con, Family, Holidays
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It's Here