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How a Lawyer Becomes Green Lantern for Dragon Con

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 1:18pm

By day Cliff Tunnel practices patent law. But over Labor Day weekend, he’s indulging his nerdy side and dressing up as comic book hero Green Lantern for Dragon Con, Atlanta’s mega sci- fi, fantasy,...

Dragon Confidential: Meet the Faces Behind the Convention

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 11:57am

Dragon Con descends upon Atlanta in just two days. (The Daily Jog team will be there covering the weekend events like the parade on this blog, Facebook and Twitter. Plus GPB member and Desperate for Downton guest...

Benedict Cumberbatch and 5 Other Epic Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 3:33pm

Over the past few days, people from all walks of life have risen to the challenge by dousing themselves with pails of ice water for the #ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. To date, the fundraiser has amassed more than $88...

What if Spiderman Visited Atlanta?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 1:32pm

What if Spiderman visited Atlanta? An improv troupe imagines what challenges the city poses to his crime-fighting.

No Joke: Antiques Roadshow Appraises 2008 Toshiba TV

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:21am

It seemed like a segment that belonged on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” or a “Funny or Die” video. But it was no joke. “Antiques Roadshow” appraised a 2008 Toshiba TV. The plasma television belonged to Gizmodo...

21 Secret Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, August 4, 2014 - 1:01pm

BREAKING NEWS - Just when you thought you knew everything about Google, BAM! A+ says their secret is out of the 21 things you didn't know you could do with Google!Did you know you can make it lean over? Or do a barrel...

VIDEO: Guardians of the Galaxy 101

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 1, 2014 - 2:00am

“Guardians of the Galaxy” blasts into theaters today. Unlike other comic book titles turned movies, “Guardians” is a tad obscure. It doesn’t have the same mainstream familiarity as “The Avengers” or “Batman”. Even a...

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Monsterama: A Chilling New Convention This Weekend

Cheryl Wollner - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 6:41am

A new convention hits the Atlanta streets August 1st through 3rd 2014. Monsterama recognizes the horror and fantastic genres across literature, film and art with a focus on classic horror. This includes staple figures...

Who Needs Comic Con When Atlanta Has Dragon Con?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 7:31am

Over the next three days, my fellow geeks are swarming San Diego for the 2014 Comic Con International, the annual confab of comic books, tv shows, movies and pop culture. I don’t envy them anymore. Who needs Comic Con...

"What ya'll have, what ya'll have?" - The Varsity

10 Interesting Facts About Atlanta

Jessica Forkel - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 7:00am

Think you know everything about Georgia? What Oscar Winning Actress was born here? Which road race is the largest 10K in the world? Let's find out! 1. Atlanta is one of two cities in the world to have housed two Nobel...

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