The Dragon Con Report

The Dragon Con Report

Dragon Con is one of the ESO Network’s favorite conventions of the year. Dragon Con is the Largest Multi-genre and Pop Culture Convention and Since 2012, we’ve devoted a monthly podcast to a countdown to the big event over Labor Day weekend. While you work to perfect your costume, and your batch of apple pie ferments, give a listen to Mike Gordon, Mike Faber, Darren Nowell, Mary Lou Who and many others while we deliver all the news, notes, tips, tricks for newbies and veterans alike.... Show More

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May 30, 2020 9 min
A short episode as Mike and Mike make an important announcement about the Dragon Con Report podcast. Stay safe everyone, and we'll see you at the con (we hope). We want to hear from you! Share with us your favorite Dragon Tale and let us know what you are looking forward to in 2020! Please write us at dragonconreport@esonetwork.com. Links DragonCon The New Dragon Con Report Website Older Episodes of the Dragon Con Report Dr...
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April 21, 2020 72 min
All dressed up and nowhere to go? Mike, Mike, Darren, and Mary host a conversation with other confined cosplayers. Ravyn, Denshi, and Kameleon Cosplay reflect back on past Dragon Cons with some fun stories and share thoughts on why Dragon Con is one of the best cons for costumers. Stay safe everyone, and we'll see you at the con (we hope). We want to hear from you! Share with us your favorite Dragon Tale and let us know what yo...
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March 31, 2020 89 min
Could 2020 be a year without Dragon Con? Mike, Mike, Darren, and Michelle Biddix-Simmons review some "what if" scenarios as well as general con tips for maintaining your health. Plus, all the latest news, announcements, and Mike and Sue answer Newbie questions. Stay safe everyone, and we'll see you at the con (we hope). We want to hear from you! Share with us your favorite Dragon Tale and let us know what you are lookin...
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February 29, 2020 107 min
The Leap Year gives us one more day to prepare for Dragon Con weekend! Mike, Mike, and Darren make the most of it with Dan Carroll dropping the latest news and Kim and Sue helping us review some basic tips. Plus, podcaster and costumer Kavura shares her experiences with the con over the past two and a half decades. We want to hear from you! Share with us your favorite Dragon Tale and let us know what you are looking forward to in 2...
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February 2, 2020 63 min
As we enter a new decade, the countdown to Dragon Con 2020 begins with a refreshed and renewed podcast focused on our favorite convention of the year. Mike, Mike, Darren, and Mary reintroduce themselves and reflect on what makes Dragon Con so special to them and what they hope to see this year. We want to hear from you! Share with us your favorite Dragon Tale and let us know what you are looking forward to in 2020! Please write us ...
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Dragon Con 2019 was one for the record books! Mike, Mike, Darren, Mary Lou, and Jennifer Adams have recovered enough to report on the weekend that was the most attended Dragon Con of them all. Plus, a report from Alyssa who is no longer a DC virgin. Don’t look now, but it’s already time to prepare for 2020!

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Dragon Con is so close, you can practically taste the apple pie! Mike, Mike, Darren, and Mary Lou review all the last minute news and announcements, along with where to find them throughout the four days. Plus, we hear from all of you! Lots of emails, messages, and promotions to help fill any spare minutes you have over the weekend. Listen up and we’ll see you at the con!

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The penultimate podcast for Dragon Con 2019! Mike and Mike report the latest news and announcements, including the Sheraton situation and other hotel information. Plus, a Track Directors Roundtable featuring Renee Cooper (Animation Track), Caro Mccully Tidwell (BritTrack), Beau Brown (Puppetry Track), Derek Colanduno (Skeptics Track), and Charles McFall (Digital Media Track). All this, along with Newbies Tips from Michael Falkner a...

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The countdown to Dragon Con 2019 is starting to heat up and Mike, Mike, Darren, and Mary Lou has the latest news and announcements. Photographers Mark Jamieson and Leigh Willis provide some tips on taking good pictures so the con lasts longer. Plus, we chat with Chris and Dan from the NerdBliss podcast and Channing Sherman of the Black Geeks Photoshoot. Plus a start of a new segment featuring your questions from the Dragon Con New...

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Now that Dragon Con is Thirtysomething, is it still sexy? Mike, Mike, and Darren are joined by Jennifer Adams and DJ Spider to explain why the experienced con still has it going on. Plus, we chat with Concourse Stage Director Clyde Gilbert and cosplayer Denshipool.

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Thinking about coming to Dragon Con for the first time? Then this is the episode for you! Mike, Mike, Darren, Mary, Kevin Bachelder are joined by Alyssa who has questions about attending the con with her family. Plus, friendly neighborhood Sybil of White Knight Cosplay talks about her first time at Dragon Con and why she’s eager to return this year.

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Springtime is here and that means sunshine, flowers blooming, and new love. It also means there are only 150 days left until Dragon Con! Mike, Mike, Darren, and Bethany Kesler discuss the latest news and whether of not TPTB should be looking over it’s shoulder at the competition. Plus, costume designer and cosplayer Mikal Mosely reveals why Dragon Con is as special as that other big event in April, WrestleMania!

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February 25, 2019 100 min

While most of the country suffers from a cold and wintry February, warm up with thoughts of Apple Pie and Dragon Con 2019! Mike, Mike, Darren, and Mary are joined by mild mannered Chris “Crispy” Lloyd, who reveals what life is like as a Dragon Con Superhero. Plus, we also chat with cosplayer and podcaster Jennifer Adams and writer James Palmer.

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January 27, 2019 103 min

Believe it or not, Dragon Con 2019 is a little over 200 days away! Mike, Mike, and Darren are here once again to help prepare for the biggest geek party of the year. We are also joined by Michael Bailey, who honors Dragon Con in his heart and keeps it all the year. Plus, we chat with Jonathan Chaffin from Horror in Clay and Joseph from Kameleon Cosplay FX.

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On the season finale of the 2018 Dragon Khan Report, Mike, Mike, Darren, Mary Lou, Ashley Pauls, Michelle, Kevin, and Eternal Zan faced the dragon head on. Find out who survived and who may never be the same again. Tune in as we close the final chapter to the last eight months and rest up to take on 2019.

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With less than two weeks to go until the Dragon breathes fire upon us, Mike, Mike, and Darren provide the latest announcements and survival tips for braving the beast that is Dragon Con! Plus, Michelle Biddix-Simmons, Eternal Zan, Kevin Bachelor, and a bunch of Friends of the Con report what they are most looking forward to. Hope your costume is ready to wear, ’cause Dragon Con 2018 is about to happen!

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As most of the crew take some much needed prep time for Dragon Con 2018, Mike and Mike sit down with five Track Directors and discuss the challenges and rewards of volunteering services for one of the largest fan conventions in the country. We are joined by Cisca Small (Fantasy Literature), Jennifer Liang (High Fantasy), Enrique “Q” Velazquez (Alternate History), Joe Crowe (American Sci-Fi Classics), and Jarvis Sheffield (Diversity...

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Only two months until Dragon Con 2018! Mike, Mike, Darren, and Mary help prepare their con bags with assistance from Sue Kisenwether. Plus reports from Michelle Biddix-Simmons, Eternal Zan, and Kevin Bachelder. And Dragon Tales from Mary Ogle, Dr. Scott Vigiue, and the award-winning author Bobby Nash!

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Do bad things happen at Dragon Con? Of course. Mike, Mike, Mary, Darren, and Kevin Eldridge help with how to handle the worst of times during the best show of the year. Plus reports from Eternal Zan and Kevin Bachelder. And more Dragon Tales!

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This episode is dedicated to the Newbies. Each year, many folks experience the thrill of Dragon Con for the first time and Mike, Mike, Darren, Mary, and Dakoma answer some questions to help make the first the best. All this along with reports from Michelle Biddix Simmons, Eternal Zan, and Kevin Bachelder. And more Dragon Tales!

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