Danno Did Dragon Con!
Note: While the author intentionally waited until after Dragon Con had concluded to write a comprehensive retrospective of the event, unforeseen circumstances delayed this piece from running before now. I've been fortunate enough in my time with 52 Weeks of Horror to cover some cool events. From movie screenings and film festivals to conventions and more, I've had a chance to experience and share with you some amazing stories. While all of it is fun, nothing can quite compare
Pre-Gaming Dragon Con 2019
We’re 2 weeks away from Dragon Con 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia and while the Southeastern fan convention isn’t as widely known for horror as other genres, there is still a powerful presence to be found. From cosplay and vendors focusing specifically on themes and entertainment to haunted attractions such as Netherworld which is one of the event sponsors, horror fans can find a bit of everything there. This year is no exception so it's important to start planning your trip out as
It's Time to Get Over Yourself - Thoughts About Online Film Petitions
The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and may not necessarily reflect the opinions of 52 Weeks of Horror, its affiliates, or its sponsors. Within a few hours of Robert Pattinson being named as the new Batman, dozens of petitions had sprung up online demanding the studio recast the role. The idea of the vampire heartthrob from the Twilight series becoming the Dark Knight has outraged fans all over the world. Meanwhile, after last week’s episo
The Cult of the Carpet
If you were at Dragon Con this past weekend you no doubt noticed displays of a bizarre and intricate nature. From stickers and fliers to clothing, art displays, and numerous cosplays there was an ongoing and seemingly baffling tribute to the old carpet of the Marriott Marquis. A geometric pattern of red, gold, and blue, the carpet is a sort of phenomenon that has come from the con life and become synonymous with the Atlanta fandom convention. But where did it start and why is