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[[>This is a repost of material I wrote for another geek website that I’m no longer affiliated with. Per the agreement made with them for my creation of content of material for their site, enough time has passed for me to republish it here on my own blog. I wrote for this for Dragon Con 2014, but, with a few tweaks, it remains just as true this year.<]]

It’s that time of year again. We’ve endured the winter’s snow, ice, and traffic nightmares, we’ve survived the Spring’s annual blessing of yellow rivers that drift lazily through the air, coating our homes, cars, and lungs with a carpet of pollen, and now we’ve finally reached the hot, sauna days of summer. And, if you listen carefully, you can hear the anguished cries of desperation as thousands of cosplayers throughout the land clutch their latest project to their chests and whimper, “I don’t have enough time. It’s less than 60 days away!” This can only mean one thing: Dragon Con is upon us once again. DC Logo (more…)

2015 ESO Dragon Con Khan Report

Each year the ESO crew look at the amazing four day event that takes over downtown Atlanta, Georgia every Labor Day weekend known as Dragon Con. This special series of podcasts, their Dragon Khan Reports, update you on what’s happening as the convention gets closer and talks to people with valuable information to give on what to expect, getting ready, tips and tricks that are useful for surviving you 1st Dragon Con or your 29th Dragon Con, and some of the things that you may want to take a closer look at while at the con.

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esoDC1505-1024x1024“Warning!!! Dragon Con 2015 is fast approaching! Collision imminent in less than 100 days! Learn how to protect yourself from con disaster from the ESO crew. Mike and Mike get the latest news from Director of Media Relations, Dan Carroll​. Darren Nowell uncovers some spots of solace away from the madding crowds. Kevin Batchelder provides pointers on dealing with the mass in transit. Michelle Biddix-Simmons checks systems and equipment. Eternal Zan offers some hotel transfer training, and Bewitched Raven reports on the status of her costumes. Hold on tight as we round the corner and enter the final stretch!”

http://esopodcast.com/the-eso-2015-dragon-con-khan-report-episode-5/

Today we hit that magic moment. Today we cross that mark. !00 days to go to Dragon Con.

All over the world the cosplayers are looking at their calendars, looking at their still in-progress cosplays, looking around their studios and piles of material, and whimpering quietly.

Or not so quietly.

See you all in about 100 days.

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100 Days

esoDC1503-1024x1024The ESO 2015 Dragon Con Report Episode 03

“Spring is here and for many of us it means that Dragon Con 2015 is less than 150 days away! Don’t worry! Mike, Mike, Darren Nowell, MaryLouWho, and Nikki Rau-Baker will keep you company while you panic! Luckily, we chat with the recently defrosted Kevin Batchelder about what’s new for newbies, Michelle Biddix-Simmons has some calorie-counting tips for costumers, Eternal Zan has some hotel info and budgeting tips, and Bewitched Raven talks about how to save some cash on your costume. We can’t guarantee that this show will ease your pre-Dragon Con hysteria, but we hope it at least gives you a moment to breathe.”

You can find the show on iTunes and at the link below.

http://esopodcast.com/the-eso-2015-dragon-con-report-episode-03l/

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http://esopodcast.com/the-eso-2015-dragoncon-khan-report-episode-2/

“We’re approaching the half-way point to Dragon Con 2015 and at the rate this year seems to be passing, we’ll be drinking Buckets o’ Rum in no time! Mike, Mike, Darren Nowell, and MaryLouWho present the latest news and announcements. “Eternal” Zan provides a glimpse into the Eternal Members club. Michelle Biddix-Simmons provides some tips on avoiding fear and stress, and Bewitched Raven helps plan the remaining time for costume construction.”