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Dragon Con 2014: Rebels, Episode VII, Oh My! – SWR #143

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On this week’s podcast, Riley, Bethany, and Mark begin their podcast coverage of Dragon Con 2014!

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Topics include:

  1. Dragon Con!
  2. Riley Moderated the Rebels panel
  3. Bethany and Riley were panelists on the Ep. 7 panel
  4. And more!
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Dragon Con 2014: Highlights from the Parade

Dragon Con’s annual parade was bigger than ever this year! Costumers from around the southeast gathered to parade along in the sweaty heat of downtown ATL this past labor day weekend.

The following are some picture highlights from this year’s parade:

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Pictures: See the Adorable Kids at Dragon Con’s Youngling Podrace!

Dragon Con may be over, but I still haven’t recovered from the overwhelming adorable fest that was the “Younglings Podrace!”

Each year, The amazing folks at the Star Wars track secure a ridiculous amount of boxes and craft supplies that will soon be transformed by the younglings (and their parental units) in to the speediest podracers in the galaxy!

Check it out!

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Pictures: Class Abounds at the Suits, Sinatra, and Star Wars Party

I recently attended the Suits, Sinatra, and Star Wars Party at Dragon Con, and it was an absolute blast! I have to say that it was refreshing to go to a more slowly paced party. The rave isn’t really my scene. I found that the 1940’s era theme and music really allowed for better conversations and socialization.

I certainly had an absolute blast, and will definitely go next year given the opportunity.

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There was much class.
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And the Star Wars Report staff all dressed up!

Stay tuned to the Star Wars Report for further Dragon Con 2014 coverage.

-Riley Blanton