Dragon-Con: Not-To-Miss Action Throughout The Last Two Days!

By Jon Waterhouse

DragonCon is hitting its halfway point. For those attending the con who want to milk the beast for all its worth, MTV Geek has put together a must-see list for the last two days. You can thank us later once you’re back at home soaking your feet.


William Shatner Live!

1 p.m. Sept. 4

Centennial Ballrooms II-III at the Hyatt Regency

Everyone’s favorite overacting captain takes it to the bridge one last time for an audience question-and-answer session.

An Hour With Stan Lee!

2:30 p.m. Sept. 4

Atrium Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis

This interview and question-and-answer combo puts comic book icon Stan “The Man” Lee underneath the spotlight.

“Star Wars” Costume Contest

2:30 p.m. Sept. 4

Regency Ballrooms VI-VII at the Hyatt Regency

See which costumer is strong with the force as “Star Wars” geeks battle it out with creative and screen-accurate wear.

Carrie Fisher Honestly

4 p.m. Sept. 4

Centennial Ballrooms II-III at the Hyatt Regency

After her uproarious turn in her one-woman show “Wishful Drinking,” it will be interesting to see what Princess Leia has in store. She’s known to make even the scruffiest looking nerf herder blush.


8:30 p.m. Sept. 4

Centennial Ballrooms I-III at the Hyatt Regency

This costume contest is one of those signature DragonCon events. Many cosplayers have been slaving all year to create a costume to blow minds at the convention, and it all leads up to this. Celebrity hosts include Peter David and Laurel K. Hamilton.


Ghost Hunters

11:30 a.m. Sept. 5

Capitol Ballroom at the Sheraton

Catch “Ghost Hunters” stars Steve Gonsalves, Bruce Tango, Dave Tango and Amy Bruni before they evaporate.

Martin Landau

10 a.m. Sept. 5

A601-A602 at the Marriott Marquis

From “Space: 1999” to “Ed Wood,” this Oscar-winning actor has slews of stories to tell. Come here them live.

Robot Battles

11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 5

Regency Ballrooms VI-VII at the Hyatt Regency

Watch robot makers use their creations to battle it out on the ballroom floor.

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