Tag: Dragon*Con

DragonCon 2017 is Almost Here!

As a new academic school year is about to begin, I’m also looking forward to the yearly celebration of geek culture that happens every Labor Day weekend in Atlanta… DragonCon! I’ll be an attending pro and appearing on the Science…

DragonCon Planning

UPDATE (8/15): Added 2:30pm Saturday slot and booth picture… UPDATE (8/29): Added booth location and Sunday slot As I fly home from the latest trip, I’m already looking forward to Dragon*Con in Atlanta in just a few weeks! I wasn’t…

“Dragon*Con is my Christmas…”

… says Derek Colanduno, director of the massive sci-fi/fantasy/geek convention’s Skeptic Track. “It’s other people’s Halloween,” quips biologist and evolution defender Eugenie Scott. Frankly, it’s a little bit of both. Not enough candy, mind you, unless you really enjoy Tuaca…

See you in Atlanta!

Hello, dear astronomy enthusiasts and friends and followers and encirclers… This month has been heavy on GET STUFF DONE, but I’m taking a much needed break this weekend for Dragon*Con in Atlanta. This is the East Coast’s biggest sci-fi, fantasy,…

Skepticism 102

I had long ago promised to write about what came out of Skeptrack at Dragon*Con. It’s taken some time to process, and there have been many other distractions (life, work, etc) but here I finally begin… I’ve written previously about…

Dragon*Con Post-Op

Holy. Frakkin. Wow. So, I attended, no, experienced my very first Dragon*Con. It was on a scale of something that I have never seen before. Tens of thousands of freaks and geeks, many in costume, descended upon downtown Atlanta to…

Grassroots Skeptics launches today!

Edit 9/7: Link fixed!  Wow, I suck at typing… Go visit it now, seriously. Today is the first day of Dragon*Con, and thus the first day of the Skeptrack (watch it here!).  You can celebrate skeptically one more way by…

Blog on vacation…

Hey all, it’s been a while again.  I’ve been sloooowly getting things done at work. As Swoopy aptly puts in the latest Skepticality (106), When I get to talk to scientists, often they are in the lab and they are…