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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”.

What Would You #AskBigBird At Dragon Con?

If you could interview Carroll Spinney, the legendary puppeteer behind Sesame Street’s Big Bird, what would you ask him?

Think about it and get back to me. I’ve been invited to attend a media conference with Spinney at Dragon Con next Friday and I’d like your help interviewing him.

What would you #AskBigBird? Submit your questions in the comments section below.

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 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 world rests heavily on Facebook trends and the 30-second interstitials that play before the YouTube video that you actually wanted to see, you can still probably tell that summer is upon us because of the sudden saturation of comic book movie trailers and news.
(Here are just a few that I am excited about!):

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

If you're in the coastal region of Georgia, you know that our signal has been out for some time due to a problem with the tower. In order to fix that problem, the tower must be climbed... literally... by a human... A human person has to be brave enough to scale the tower and also have the proper skill set to then have the wherewithal to fix the issue. Fortunately, we had just such a person on hand.

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/quickie video app. Here are some of the items they found worth "snapping".