June 6 – 8 , 2014 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

Repo! The Genetic Opera returns to A-Kon!

Repo! The Genetic Opera returns to A-Kon!

04/13/14

              For five years, Amber Does Dallas has presented professional quality stage shows at events and venues around the Metroplex. This year, the troupe will be taking the stage at A-Kon for their fifth year in a row, presenting the Gothic Grand Guignol REPO! The Genetic Opera. Seating will begin in video room 1...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to A-Kon!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to A-Kon!

04/13/14

              The Rocky Horror Picture Show returns to A-Kon!  Presented by Los Bastardos, DFW’s longest running shadowcast, Rocky Horror is the original interactive screen experience that you do not want to miss!  A live cast performs along to the cult classic, and you won’t just be sitting there and watching; you...

Anthony Brownrigg at A-Kon 25

Anthony Brownrigg at A-Kon 25

02/24/14

              Anthony Brownrigg is a filmmaker, actor, musician and all around media specialist. For over thirty years he has been in the video and film production industry producing and directing the award winning Red Victoria, Silent Interchanges, Dark Evolution and many others. His recent projects include the werewolf...

Review: Blackfish

Review of Blackfish             Keeping wild animals in captivity is a touchy subject, especially when the animals in question are highly intelligent and immensely powerful. Accidents will happen. One such accident, the death of orca trainer Dawn Brancheau inspired one of the most critically acclaimed documentaries of 2013: Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s Blackfish....

Mel Brooks: The Parody King

Mel Brooks: The Parody King             Since his introduction to the silver screen with The Producers in 1968, director Mel Brooks has become one of the best parody and satirical auteurs that Hollywood has ever seen. Like all auteurs, Mel has certain thematic and ideological consistencies throughout most of his films. Such consistencies include: genre...

Rachel Lara returns to A-Kon 25

Rachel Lara returns to A-Kon 25

11/18/13

Model/Actress/Gamer/Professional Zombie Slayer

Kyle Hebert returns to A-Kon 25

Kyle Hebert returns to A-Kon 25

10/08/13

Kyle Hebert is a Los Angeles-based anime and video game voice actor whose credits include Wreck-It Ralph/Street Fighter (Ryu), Naruto (Kiba), Bleach (Aizen, Ganju), X Men Arcade (all male voices) and Gurren Lagann (Kamina).

Madoka Magica Movie Comes to Dallas!

Madoka Magica Movie Comes to Dallas!

12/20/12

Come join A-Kon at the screening of the Madoka Magica movie at the Texas Theater on December 29!

Review, “Pilot” episode of Elementary

Sherlock Holmes reenters the American canon of detective fiction in the new series Elementary.

Looking at Tokyopop (Again?)

Looking at Tokyopop (Again?)

08/16/12

The following article originally appeared at Mangapunk.com on 31 August 2006. I was reading an interview of Stuart Levy, CEO of Tokyopop, over at Publishersweekly.com and found some interesting and telling comments in the interview amidst the positive PR speak. “It’s a wonderful book called Parasyte. It’s one of the first books we ever...