Good Day Atlanta viewer information: Sept. 1, 2023

Atlanta – Here’s what you may have missed on today’s Good Day Atlanta. 

Marty Krofft reflects on legendary career

Dragon Con’s guest list this year includes a true television legend: Puppeteer and producer Marty Krofft.

Adam Savage talks all things Dragon Con

Tens of thousands of pop culture fans are crowing into Downtown Atlanta as we speak, ready to celebrate the return of Dragon Con.

Cosplayers congregate for annual pop culture convention: This year’s Dragon Con looks a little different due to the ongoing actors and writers strike — but tens of thousands of pop culture fans are still celebrating their favorite films, TV shows, games, and comics in Downtown Atlanta this weekend. This morning on Good Day Atlanta, we made our annual trek to the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, which was filled with creative cosplayers and visitors from across the country. Dragon Con, of course, is the annual Labor Day weekend celebration of all things sci-fi, fantasy, and pop culture which draws enormous crowds to five host hotels in Downtown Atlanta: the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hilton Atlanta, Marriott Marquis Atlanta, Courtland Grand Hotel, and Westin Peachtree Plaza. 

Buck tries the annual Dragon Con burger

Dragon Con weekend means a lot of fun and celebrations of all things nerdy, but for Buck Lanford, it means the arrival of the convention’s annual burger.

Burgers With Buck Dragon Con: Buck couldn’t let Dragon Con come in town without trying their burger. Find out if he gave it two thumbs up. 

‘Stars on Mars’ winner on their

After an out-of-this-world season, FOX’s ‘Stars on Mars’ has a winner. They talked to Sharon Lawson about what the experience was like and how it felt to win.

Adam Rippon talks winning Fox’s Stars on Mars: The inaugural season of Stars on Mars has come to a close. Adam Rippon won the competition and told Sharon all about being in the house with some of the biggest known celebs. 

Fresh herb ideas for Labor Day meals

You can use your garden to make great recipes for barbecues and cookouts, and you can even make delicious things for furry friends too. The experts at Pike Nurseries shows how to make tasty treats with herbs.

Pike Nurseries gives fresh herb recipes for Labor Day: To find a location nearest you click here.    

Darlene Jackson on dealing with difficult people

Radio personality Darlene Jackson has four ways to keep your power, preserve your peace, and maybe even help when you deal with a difficult person.

Darlene talks dealing with difficult people: Listen to Darlene on the Nightly Spirit from 7-11 on Praise 102.5 

Pet of the Day from the Atlanta Humane Society

Specter loves being outdoors and would do great in a home with a runner or a hiker. He also qualifies for the foster program, so you can see how you get along with him for two weeks before deciding whether you want to adopt him.

Pet of the Day from the Atlanta Humane Society


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