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MomoCon + Dragon Con: Collaboration, Not Competition, Is The Future Of Geek Conventions

If you’re a geek convention attendee in Georgia, it was difficult to miss it on your social media feeds. Dragon Con and MomoCon are now partners. Reps for the conventions recently announced that the two popular Atlanta events will now be sharing resources, strategies and partnerships. But will that leave for little variety between MomoCon’s all ages Memorial Day weekend event and Dragon Con’s older Labor Day crowd?

PBS Kids Presents New Games App

PBS Kids have a new app with games for kids to enjoy. The best part is that it’s free with no in-app purchases. Now kids can play fun, educational games on their (or their parent’s) phone or tablet. New games will be added from time to time in the app; games range from ages 2-8 years.

Announcing a New

It’s been more than a year in the making, and the time has finally come. GPB is proud to announce the launch of the new and websites.

On Tuesday, March 1, GPB Digital will launch a new mobile-friendly responsive website that works across screen sizes. From iPhones to widescreen monitors, the new will look great on any device. The clean, organized look makes finding content easy, whether you want to check out the latest episode of Downton Abbey or take a virtual field trip from our Education team.

Mercy Street And What Else Will Trend In 2016

Welcome to 2016! With a new year comes new trends, ideas and technologies. Thanks to the Washington Post and some other sources, we already have a sense of what will be big this year. And we want to share a few of them with you.

So remember the name Mercy Street and these two other things that will be trending in 2016.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Outrageous Tie Ins And Fans Love It

It’s no surprise that Star Wars: The Force Awakens unleashed its full power at the box office this past weekend. As of Monday, it made $247 million bucks. After posting this blog, it skyrocketed to the billion mark!

Many of the people who saw it didn’t just snap up a movie ticket but grabbed the mass amounts of merchandise tied to the sequel.

Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired By Dragon Con 2015

According to Google’s Frightgeist the most popular Halloween costume in Atlanta is a pirate. In Macon, it's Batman and in Savannah droves of people will want to dress up as SpiderGirl.

At Dragon Con, a month ago, we saw our share of pirates, Batmen and SpiderGals. In fact, the convention was a good source of Halloween costume ideas.

Stars Flip Out Over New Stars Wars The Force Awakens Trailer

Warning: the new trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will make you gasp, cry and flip over a couch. That’s what happened when the movie’s young leads Daisy Ridley and John Boyega saw it for the first time on Monday.

Their friends captured Ridley and Boyega’s reactions to the trailer and posted it on Instagram. It was emotional to say the least.

Dragon Con 2015: The Best Parade Photos Ever

When capturing images of this year’s Dragon Con parade, producer Andrew Riley had a system. He took multiple shots of people and scenes. The result?:more than 500 photos taken!

That may seem more madness than method but he pointed out that by taking up to seven shots of the same image or scene, he was able to capture unexpected and amazing moments.

Dragon Con 2015: New Parade Route, Many Parties

On the Saturday before Labor Day, Dragon Con throws the biggest outdoor party of the summer: the Dragon Con parade. When the sun goes down, free, paid and impromptu parties continue at the convention hotels themselves and in the surrounding area.

What’s new with the parade and what parties should you add to your convention going or gawking schedule? Here is a mini-guide.

Meet Us At Dragon Con

If you’re going to Dragon Con this weekend, we want to meet you! Sci-tech correspondent Renay San Miguel, Daily Jog video producer Andrew Riley and I will be at the convention all weekend long “nerding out”.