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Big Bird Portrayer Caroll Spinney Joining Sci-Fi Stars At Dragon Con

The real Big Bird will be among the cosplayers dressed up as Sesame Street characters at Dragon Con this year. The convention announced that Sesame Street Big Bird portrayer Carroll Spinney will appear at the...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | July 29, 2015

A Dragon Con Parade Veteran Shows Off His Strut

If you want to march in the Dragon Con Parade this year, you’re out of luck. Registration to participate in the signature event for the southeast’s largest sci-fi, fantasy, gaming and literature convention closed in...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | July 22, 2015

The Uncanny Super Giveaway!

If you have a mutant-like immunity to pollen, spent the majority of the year in a Krytonian healing coma, or your previous stint in Arkham Asylum left you so far removed from time that your only awareness of the outside...

by Patrick Edmond | May 1, 2015

VIDEO: Climbing To The Top Of GPB Savannah's Tower

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, "Stebo" donned a GoPro camera as he climbed the GPB Savannah tower in Pembroke, Ga., to make repairs to our antenna. Here's what that climb looked like, set to U2's "Elevation."

by Heather Neal | April 3, 2015

Snapchat “Snaps” The Best Techies In Vegas At CES

If you happened to be on Twitter Wednesday night, you may have noticed the trending topic “Techies in Vegas”. This phrase exploded on the social media network thanks to Snapchat, the disposable digital photo...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | January 8, 2015

Southeast Comic Book Dealers Face A Heroic Challenge Thanks To Hollywood

I grew up in the Silver and Bronze ages, which has absolutely nothing to do with Greek or Roman mythology. It does, however, pertain to gods and heroes - as in Thor, Iron Man, the Hulk and the Justice League.Those...

by Renay San Miguel | November 25, 2014

It's Mark Zuckerberg's World, Chapter 134: Facebook At Work

You really should be wrapping up those TPS reports at work. (And don't forget the coversheets - didn't you get the memo?) But you can't resist updating your Facebook status, which of course leads to checking...

by Renay San Miguel | November 17, 2014

"Interstellar" Touches "2001"-Style Greatness, Then Flames Out

Even after 46 years, Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" remains the gold standard for sci-fi cinema. The then-groundbreaking special effects may have been eclipsed by Lucasfilm's digital miracles, but it still...

by Renay San Miguel | November 10, 2014

"The Force Awakens" Is The Name Of The New "Star Wars" Movie

The new “Star Wars” movie has a name. It’s called “The Force Awakens.” Disney announced the new title on Twitter along with news that principal shooting has wrapped on the movie.“Star...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | November 6, 2014

Green Lantern And Other Halloween Worthy Costumes From Dragon Con

Back in August, we did a profile of Cliff Tunnell , the patent law attorney and Dragon Con enthusiast. He was creating an elaborate Green Lantern costume for a contest at the convention and we followed him as he cut...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | October 31, 2014

Agnes Scott Writer's Festival Call for Submissions

This March, Agnes Scott College will host the 44th Annual Writer’s Festival on its campus in Decatur, GA. Every year the college brings in three guest writers for two days of readings, Q&A’s, workshops...

by Cheryl Wollner | September 26, 2014

Music Midtown Set to Rock Atlanta

Even after DragonCon and the Decatur Book Festival , Atlanta continues to be a cultural hub with Music Midtown. This two day music festival blasts out at

by Cheryl Wollner | September 12, 2014

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