The Dragon Con Khan Report Dragon Con is one of the ESO Network’s favorite conventions of the year and we’ve devoted a monthly podcast to countdown to the big weekend. While you work to perfect your costume and your batch of pie ferments, listen to Mike Gordon, Mike Faber, Darren Nowell, Mary Lou Who, Dakoma Sanchez, Nikki Rau-Baker, Eternal Zan, Michelle Biddix-Simmons, Kevin Batchelder, and many others deliver all the news, notes, tips, and tricks for newbies and veterans alike.

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  • The 2017 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 2 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on March 1, 2017 at 1:53 am

    February may be the shortest month of the year, but this one was packed with Dragon Con news. Mike, Mike, Darren, Mary Lou Who, Dakoma, Eternal Zan, and Kevin Bachelder discuss everything from the big guest announcements to the details behind the latest host hotel controversy. Plus, we squeeze in a bit of time to reveal what makes a fantastic fan panel and the power of cosplay. No fake-news here, but watch out for falling rumors. Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Costuming vs Cosplay 1:14:23 Eternal Zan – Hotel Maddness 1:33:47 Dragon Con Newbies w/ Kevin Bachelder 1:53:18 Show […] The post The 2017 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 2 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The 2017 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 1 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on January 28, 2017 at 8:45 pm

    It’s 2017, and a brand new Dragon Con awaits a little more than 200 days from now. Mike, Mike, Darren Nowell, Mary Lou Who, Nikki Rau Baker, and Dakoma Sanchez discuss some of the changes that are already scheduled for this year’s con and programming we’d like to see in the future. Plus, tips from Eternal Zan, Michelle Biddix-Simmons, and Kevin Bachelder. Start your engines, the road to Dragon Con starts here! Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Programing we would like to see if the future 1:09:36 Eternal Zan – America’s Mart 1:26:52 Drop By Dragon Con w/ Michelle […] The post The 2017 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 1 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 9 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on September 26, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    The 30th anniversary celebration is over. The mad scramble for hotel rooms for 2017 has begun! Mike, Mike, Darren, Mary Lou Who, and Nikki share their stories from this year’s Dragon Con. We also hear from Eternal Zan, Michelle Biddix-Simmons and Kevin Bachelder. Once you get over the con crud, it’s time to start prepping for next year. Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, How We Survived Dragon Con 1:10:06 Eternal Zan – America’s Mart 1:25:38 Drop By Dragon Con w/ Michelle Biddix-Simmons 1:42:34 Dragon Con Newbies w/ Kevin Bachelder 1:58:10 Show Close DragonCon DragonCon Newbies Dragon Con Memberships If […] The post The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 9 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 8 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on August 26, 2016 at 11:53 pm

    Ready or not, the time has come! Dragon Con’s 30th anniversary party is about to begin and everyone is invited. Mike, Mike, Darren, MaryLouWho, and Dakoma report on some last-minute news and then are joined by Nikki Rau-Baker, Kevin Bachelor, Eternal Zan, and a variety of folks who left messages about what they are most looking forward to at this year’s show. But before we can lift our buckets or enjoy the pie, long-time listener Buddy Baker busts some common alcohol myths to help us prevail the long but fun weekend. Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Dragon Con News, […] The post The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 8 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 7 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on August 3, 2016 at 2:07 am

    There’s just a little over a month before the big event! So while you’re sewing your costume, fermenting your pie, training your body, applying for a loan, and waiting for the official app to go online, listen to Mike, Mike, Mary Lou Who, Dakoma, and Darren provide the latest news and discuss the do’s and don’ts of celebrity interaction. Plus, we speak with Jamie Poff and James Henson from the new Military SciFi Media track, and Lil Watson, the new Assistant Media Relations Director. All this, along with sage advice from Michelle Biddix-Simmons and Eternal Zan. Table of Contents 0:00:00 […] The post The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 7 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 6 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on June 26, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    The big event is only a little over two months away and Mike, Mike, Darren Nowell, Dakoma Sanchez, and Nikki Rau-Baker share all the latest news and announcements. Featuring a frank discussion on diversity at Dragon Con – past, present, and future. Plus, reports from Michelle Biddix-Simmons and Eternal Zan. Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Dragon Con News, Guest List, Diversity @ Dragon Con 1:03:25 Drop By Dragon Con w/ Michelle 1:23:09 Eternal Zan – The Atlanta Hilton 1:39:00 Show Close DragonCon DragonCon Newbies Geek Behind The Lens Drop By DragonCon Lady Helhath on Facebook Has a list of […] The post The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 6 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 5 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on June 1, 2016 at 6:42 pm

    There’s less than 100 days until Dragon Con! This year’s event is full of many changes and Mike, Mike, Darren, MaryLouWho and Dakoma Sanchez report on what is moving and what is shaking! We also make time for a frank discussion on gender roles in today’s cosplay. Plus, tips from Michelle Biddix-Simmons, Kevin Bachelor, and Eternal Zan! Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Dragon Con 2016 Changes, Guest List, Crossplay 1:08:16 Dragon Con Newbies w/ Kevin 1:24:41 Drop By Dragon Con w/ Michelle 1:44:12 Eternal Zan – The Atlanta Hilton 2:00:33 Show Close DragonCon DragonCon Newbies Geek Behind The Lens […] The post The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 5 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 4 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on May 1, 2016 at 4:22 pm

    This April we were showered with Dragon Con news! Mike, Mike, Darren, and MaryLouWho report on the details, including this year’s new space allocations. Plus, segments from Michelle Biddix-Simmons, Kevin Bachelder, and Eternal Zan as well as a special interview with “4 Days of Dragon Con” director, Jack Walsh. Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Dragon Con 2016, Guest List, Liberty Bill Update, and New Locations in Dragon Con 0:35:48 Drop By Dragon Con w/ Michelle 0:55:28 Eternal Zan – The Atlanta Hilton 1:15:12 Dragon Con Newbies 1:35:16 Nikki Rau-Baker – Geek Behind the Lens 1:55:11 Jack Walsh – 4 […] The post The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 4 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 3 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on March 26, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    We are past the half-way point and Dragon Con is now less than six months away! Mike, Mike, Darren, MaryLouWho, and Dakoma Sanchez provide the latest news, including the announcement of the con’s new partnership! Also, Eternal Zan reports on the Hilton and Kevin Bachelor and Michelle Biddix-Simmons return with some helpful info. Plus, Media Relations Director Dan Carroll gives us a glimpse of the party to come as Dragon Con turns 30! Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Dragon Con 2016, Momo Con & Dragon Con Merger, Religious Liberty Bill, Guest List 0:48:23 Eternal Zan – The Atlanta Hilton […] The post The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 3 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 02 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on February 29, 2016 at 12:53 am

    The road to Dragon Con 2016 continues! Mike, Mike, Darren, Mary, Nikki, and Eternal Zan provide the newest announcements and news. Dakoma Sanchez discussed the rise and impact of con costuming and Director of the Convention Office Tony Gowell gives us a peek behind the scenes of some Dragon Con memories. Plus, Darren shares some important information about a bill currently in front of Georgia legislators that would have a huge impact on this year’s con and beyond. Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Dragon Con 2016, Religious Liberty Bill, Cosplay Corner 0:40:44 Eternal Zan Dragon Con Parade 0:56:51 Tony […] The post The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 02 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 01 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on January 31, 2016 at 4:54 am

    The road to Dragon Con 2016 starts here! The big event is nearly eight months away, but it is never too early to plan. Mike, Mike, Darren, MaryLou Who, Nikki Rau-Baker, Eternal Zan, and Dakoma Sanchez discuss what makes the Dragon so special as it celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Dragon Con 2016 Welcome Update 0:43:47 Eternal Zan Dragon Con Parade 0:59:44 Cosplay Corner w/ Dakoma Sanchez 1:12:40 Show Close DragonCon DragonCon Newbies Geek Behind The Lens DragonCon Hotel Connections DragonCon Get Me There DragonCon Eternal Member Facebook group Drop By DragonCon Dragon […] The post The ESO 2016 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 01 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 9 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on October 10, 2015 at 5:34 pm

    It has been a month since the big event and the survivors gather to tell tales of the amazing weekend that was Dragon Con 2015. Mike, Mike, Darren, MaryLouWho, Michelle Biddix-Simmons, Kevin Batchelder, Eternal Zan, Robert Young, and Bewitched Raven report on the highlights. As the recovery for this year’s con ends, the preparation for Dragon Con 2016 begins… Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, Dragon Con 2015 Memories 0:47:25 Michelle Biddix-Simmons Drop By DragonCon 1:03:29 Kevin Bachelder Dragon Con Newbies 1:17:56 Robert Young of Borderland Comics and Games 1:33:16 Eternal Zan Hotel Guide 1:51:38 Cosplay Corner w/ Bewitched Raven […] The post The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 9 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 8 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on August 18, 2015 at 11:20 pm

    Time’s up! The big event is only a couple of weeks away! Mike, Mike, Darren, and MaryLouWho are joined by Nikki Rau-Baker, Michelle Biddix-Simmons, Eternal Zan, and Bewitched Raven to go over the latest news, some last minute tips, and what each is looking forward to this year. Let’s get ready to rumble! We look forward to seeing you at the con! Table of Contents 0:00:00 Show Open, News, Party Updates, New Guests & Con Tips 1:06:50 Michelle Biddix-Simmons Drop By DragonCon 1:21:50 Eternal Zan Hotel Guide 1:39:50 Cosplay Corner w/ Bewitched Raven 1:51:39 Show Close DragonCon DragonCon Newbies Geek […] The post The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 8 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 7 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on August 5, 2015 at 5:27 pm

    Behold, the penultimate pre-Dragon Con 2015 report! Mike, Mike, Darren, and Mary Lou Who update you on the latest news and four track directors make their ESO debut. Costuming Track Director Lee Cox, Silk Road Track Director Kira Lang, Apocalypse Rising Track Director Shannon Chestnut, and Science Fiction Literature Track Director Sue Phillips all preview the panels and events they will be hosting. Plus, Darren gives us a glimpse into his party schedule. 0:00:00 – Show Open / News / Guest List / Parties 0:29:15 – Costuming Track 0:49:15 – Silk Road Track 1:05:25 – Apocalypse Track 1:20:54 – Sci-Fi […] The post The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 7 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 6 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on July 3, 2015 at 3:53 am

    There’s a little over two months left until Dragon Con 2015. Yes folks, the sh*t just got real! Mike, Mike, Darren, and Mary Lou Who are here to help with the latest news and announcements. Michelle Biddix-Simmons offers encouraging words for those who may have hit a wall. Eternal Zan has updates on hotel info. Bewitched Raven takes us behind the scenes of group photo shoots. And we are honored to be joined by Rain Glynn, director of the Space Track, who informs us that not all the Dragon Con stars are found in the Walk of Fame. Table of […] The post The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 6 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2015 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 5 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on June 1, 2015 at 12:36 am

    Warning!!! Dragon Con 2015 is fast approaching! Collision imminent in less than 100 days! Learn how to protect yourself from con disaster from the ESO crew. Mike and Mike get the latest news from Director of Media Relations, Dan Carroll. Darren Nowell uncovers some spots of solace away from the madding crowds. Kevin Batchelder provides pointers on dealing with the mass in transit. Michelle Biddix-Simmons checks systems and equipment. Eternal Zan offers some hotel transfer training, and Bewitched Raven reports on the status of her costumes. Hold on tight as we round the corner and enter the final stretch! DragonCon […] The post The ESO 2015 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 5 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 4 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on May 4, 2015 at 5:02 pm

    Only a little over 100 days left until Dragon Con 2015! Mike, Mike, and Darren help easy the pressure by informing you of the latest news and announcements. Michelle Biddix-Simmons warns of the dangers of stressing out too soon, Kevin Batchelder has some helpful hints on how to participate on panels, Bewitched Raven reveals where her costume ideas come from, and Eternal Zan suggests some ideas on how to keep those DC memories for eternity. Plus, party tips from Darren! DragonCon DragonCon Newbies Geek Behind The Lens DragonCon Hotel Connections DragonCon Get Me There DragonCOn Hotel Room Share Transfer Request […] The post The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 4 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2015 Dragon Con Report Episode 03 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on April 6, 2015 at 12:29 am

    Spring is here and for many of us it means that Dragon Con 2015 is less than 150 days away! Don’t worry! Mike, Mike, Darren Nowell, MaryLouWho, and Nikki Rau-Baker will keep you company while you panic! Luckily, we chat with the recently defrosted Kevin Batchelder about what’s new for newbies, Michelle Biddix-Simmons has some calorie-counting tips for costumers, Eternal Zan has some hotel info and budgeting tips, and Bewitched Raven talks about how to save some cash on your costume. We can’t guarantee that this show will ease your pre-Dragon Con hysteria, but we hope it at least gives […] The post The ESO 2015 Dragon Con Report Episode 03 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 2 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on March 2, 2015 at 6:18 pm

    We’re approaching the half-way point to Dragon Con 2015 and at the rate this year seems to be passing, we’ll be drinking Buckets o’ Rum in no time! Mike, Mike, Darren Nowell, and MaryLouWho present the latest news and announcements. “Eternal” Zan provides a glimpse into the Eternal Members club. Michelle Biddix-Simmons provides some tips on avoiding fear and stress, and Bewitched Raven helps plan the remaining time for costume construction. Links DragonCon DragonCon Newbies Geek Behind The Lens DragonCon Hotel Connections DragonCon Get Me There DragonCOn Hotel Room Share Transfer Request DragonCon Eternal Member Facebook group Bewitched Raven Bewitched […] The post The ESO 2015 DragonCon Khan Report Episode 2 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

  • The ESO 2015 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 1 - ESO Dragon*Khan Report – The ESO Broadcasting Network
    by Earth Station One on February 2, 2015 at 2:09 am

    Last year’s con ended five months ago and we sincerely hope you’ve fully recovered because it is time to prepare for Dragon Con 2015! Mike, Mike, Darren, MaryLouWho, and Nikki return with some new friends to help guide you through the months ahead. Michelle Biddix-Simmons helps us shape up in mind, body, and spirit, Zan lays out the current hotel options, and Bewitched Raven has some helpful costume tips in her Cosplay Corner. Whether you are a newbie or an Eternal Member, the road to Dragon Con starts here! Links DragonCon DragonCon Newbies Geek Behind The Lens DragonCon Hotel Connections […] The post The ESO 2015 Dragon Con Khan Report Episode 1 appeared first on The ESO Broadcasting Network. […]

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