This Dragon*Con, the Fans Pick the Charities

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Charity auctions and other fundraising events are a mainstay of many fan conventions, including Dragon*Con. In 2012, they raised more than $45,000 for the Georgia Chapter of the ALS Association. This year the con decided to approach charity a little differently by asking the fans where they’d like their donations to go in 2013.

Should You Bring A Kid To Dragon*Con?

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Dragon*Con starts in just nine short days. I recommend going to just about every geek I meet, especially at this time of year when my life is consumed by furious last-minute costuming. Since the people I interact with these days are often also parents, the followup question is usually, “Should I bring my kids?” It’s a tough question, and one you have to answer for