Recorded LIVE at Dragon Con 2018 for the American Sci-Fi Classics Track!
Beth, Dave, Ryan Cadaver, Salena Balls, and Noel Wood select their favorite classic video game characters and a live audience determines who is the greatest of all time! Listen in and find out if Albert Thermostat Dracula truly is the greatest classic video game character ever! Be sure to join the Needless Things Podcast Facebook Group and get in on the conversation for this week’s episode! Let us know what you think!
Sometimes you have to post something from a site that no longer exists just so that you can turn it into Dragon Con media relations. Sometimes the head of the site you write for changes the entire thing immediately after Dragon Con. These is/are one of those times. So if you read this on the old site I won’t be offended if you don’t read it again. Continue reading “Dragon Con 2018 – The Dragon Awards”→
If you missed part 1 of my recap you can go here to get caught up.
Now where were we? Oh yes, Thursday evening. I hung out with Rich near the ballroom where DCW would be happening, and had a few drinks to ready myself. I don’t know if it’s because everyone new about the new official start day or wrestling has just gotten that popular, but the line went on forever. We stood with the Hooligans in the overflow area for ages as the line just kept coming. It was starting to look like the room would fill before we could get in. That was certainly not going to happen to us so we started frantically messaging Schweck (who was inside reserving our rows of seats) to come out and get us. He finally did, but once inside it turned out that some interlopers had joined us. I didn’t mind sitting in the second row; until Noel and Rebeccah left for another event, and Rich moved to the first row. So there I was all alone with only a few total strangers in my row. I stuck it out for a little while. I did get to see Sting, Lita, and Ric Flair at least. After a bit I did miss having someone to talk to so I wandered off in search of something slightly more social. I ran into Dave, Ryan Cadaver, and Nicole at the Hilton and the dance party of foolishness began. “Hilton World” was a nice touch. I like that they went with a theme, and apparently so did some of the people wearing inflatable dinosaur costumes. I mean, it did fit with their whole thing after all. Once the dinos hit the floor the DJ decided to make it extra, and played “Walk the Dinosaur “. Look it up youngsters. Much drinking, dancing, and general silliness ensued. Things got even better once wrestling let out and a bunch more people joined the party.Continue reading “Beth’s Dragon Con Recap: Part Two”→
Another year, another Dragon Con gone. I never feel like I’ve done anything, but I always feel like I’m Danny Glover by the time it’s over (as in “getting too old for this shit” if that wasn’t clear). I assume this recap will happen in two posts, but it always gets away from me. I begin with the clear intention of not boring you to death. Then I’ll start writing, and things will just get longer. “Remember how that was fun?” or “I have a vague memory of that other thing being an awesome time!”, and it goes on and on from there. It’s like a big cable knit sweater that someone just keeps knitting, and knitting, and knitting… Continue reading “Beth’s Dragon Con Recap: Part One”→
Oooh, check out this fancy new site. I was able to upload images and lay out text without wanting to pull my hair out! I can’t wait to see if posting audio actually works on this thing. Although, I guess I’ll need to record some stuff before I can find out. But anyway, on with the show.
When my legs feel like jelly, my liver has turned in it’s notice, and the rest of my body is fighting off the germs of over 80,000 people it can only mean one thing. Another Dragon Con has ended. I’ve got recaps and all manner of fun stuff coming over the next few weeks. First though I thought I’d tell you about The Dragon Award winners. Continue reading “Dragon Con 2018 – The Dragon Award Winners, and Other Stuff”→