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February 06 2012

Firefly cake with crew cupcakes and light-up Serenity. Not much more to say than that, really. More...

February 05 2012

End of an era for Serenity: 35mm prints have been retired for U.S. screenings. This is expected to have minor impact on CSTS screenings since the majority of last year's events were already using digital copies and CSTS has been anticipating the change.

January 28 2012

"Curse Your Sudden But Inevitable Betrayal" - a Firefly essay. Lani Diane Rich talks about the arguments she had with her husband whilst watching Firefly and Serenity.

January 25 2012

Morena Baccarin on 'Conan'. Morena was on "Conan" last night to promote "Homeland," and had funny stories about her mom, a presidential fan and Damien Lewis getting her underwear by mistake!

January 17 2012

Firefly designs on merchandise. Stumbled across this Firefly inspired design by Nana Leonti. Available on a T-shirt, hoodie, iphone case, art print, and more. There is also a "Keep flying and stay shiny" design by Perdita on the same site here. More...

January 11 2012

Serenity [Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy] on offer. You can get it for the bargain price of $8.49 at Amazon.com.

January 05 2012

Serenity Ship Tribute - A Fan Computer Case Modification. An Amazing Serenity PC mod which is featured in the newest issue of CPU Magazine. Absolutely Gorgeous. More...

January 04 2012

QMX's photo shoot of the 12 foot Serenity filming miniature. As promised, pictures of the model are now up and you can get a better look at how shiny it is. A video of the miniature being filmed for the movie can be found here.

January 01 2012

The Ultimate Serenity. QMxInsider tweets a pic of the 12' Serenity filming miniature. More...

December 21 2011

(SPOILER) CBR interviews Zack Whedon about the Star Wars/Serenity comic book. And Comics Alliance talks with Fabio Moon, the artist for the Serenity comic.

December 02 2011

'Geek The Halls' - geeky craft fair is this weekend in Portland, OR. It's being organized by the PDX Browncoats.

November 26 2011

Den of Geek Celebrates Summer...Glau! Caroline Preece of Den of Geek! waxes rhapsodically about everyone's favourite prima ballerina-turned-psychic warrior/gynoid killing machine/21st century Oracle (Barbara Gordon!Oracle, not resident of Delphi!Oracle)/K9 unit officer. More...

November 25 2011

Quantum Mechanix Black Friday sale includes some Whedony goodness. Starting at midnight, Quantum Mechanix will be selling the River BDH Maquette, Mule Replica, Fruity Oaty Bar girls, Penny Animated Maquette and a couple T-Shirts for at least 50% off. More...

November 23 2011

Free Comic Book Day to include Buffy, Serenity, and The Guild. The official announcement from Dark Horse Comics as to its FCBD slate for May 5, 2012 includes the previously-known Star Wars/Serenity flip book, a new Buffy tale, and the Guildies go to the beach.

November 08 2011

Serenity Little Damn Heroes Maquette from Quantum Mechanix. It will be available in December.

November 07 2011

Looking back at Joss Whedon's 'Serenity'. Den of Geek! casts its eye over the Big Damn Movie.

November 01 2011

(SPOILER) NYCC '11: Interview with Dark Horse Editor Scott Allie. brought by insertgeekhere. Allie talks about Buffy S9 and his experience in dealing with fans, Star Wars/Serenity flip book, Sugar Shock and Dr. Horrible comics.

October 20 2011

Jewel Staite talks Firefly, Food, Fun and Fillion. She talks about food, wine, Nathan, and muppets. Yes, muppets.

October 05 2011

Buffy and Serenity now on Netflix Canada. After over a year of being operational in Canada, Netflix finally adds Buffy (all 144 episodes) and Serenity to its library. More...

September 27 2011

Adam Warrock's "The Browncoats Mixtape" is now available. Released earlier today, and available for free online, the album features 10 songs about our favorite crew.

September 24 2011

Alan Tudyk on Wash, Alpha and more at SFX.
Orange County, CA CSTS event today has Serenity with Browncoats: Redemption. CSTS events also in Tucson and Atlanta this weekend. More...

September 23 2011

Alan Tudyk on the fate of Wash, among eight other things. The link goes to the Wash page, but he also talks Tucker & Dale, A Knight's Tale and Transformers 3.

September 22 2011

Alan Tudyk's idea for a Serenity sequel. It would focus on one particular character.

September 13 2011

Inara Serra voted as the second "Most Fashionable SFF Icon". She was just behind The Doctor in Tor's recent poll.

August 26 2011

CSTS event in Melbourne this Saturday. Since 2006, CSTS has raised $601,885.29 for charity. More...

August 22 2011

Shindig for Equality Now. The folk who bring you Pubcast are taking part in the global "Can't Stop The Serenity" fundraising drive for Equality Now in the heart of Dublin, Ireland. More...

August 20 2011

HMV Exclusive Serenity "Reel Heroes" Limited Edition DVD. Saw this in HMV the other day and thought I'd share. It's a limited edition DVD with comic book artwork and comes with an art card, also available on Blu-ray. The video explains all (:

August 18 2011

Gina Torres Suits up for new USA series. The actress talks about playing the boss, and her continuing thoughts about Firefly's Zoe.

July 29 2011

Interview with Joss, Jessica Neuwirth of Equality Now and The One True b!X. The brief interview starts at 48:00, and was conducted by Atom Freeman (the event's M.C) backstage at the June 2011 Can't Stop the Serenity held in L.A. by the SoCal Browncoats. More...

July 28 2011

And the Castle/Firefly cross pollination continues... Molly Quinn steals her T.V. Dad's costume and other fun at the Castle Comic Con Panel.

July 23 2011

Most Awesome Firefly Lego Evah! We've seen quite a few Lego renditions of our favorite spaceship and crew over the years, but this one may be one of the best so far. Amazing level of detail on both the ship and the crew. The tail even lights up!

July 13 2011

Amazing Firefly Inspired Album by Adam Warrock. Adam Warrock, one of the hottest nerdcore MC's on the interwebs is working on an entire album inspired by Firefly. More...

July 11 2011

Kaylee's Strawberry Delight. QMX just announced their latest shiny statue. More...

July 07 2011

The Browncoat Anthem. A Firefly-inspired rap by parody artist ActorPat. Hilariously shiny!

July 01 2011

Serenity voted one of the "top 50 greatest sci-fi movies ever". It came in at no. 44 on Total Film's list.

June 28 2011

'My Little Serenity' - the trailer. The Big Damn Movie meets My Little Pony.

June 17 2011

Castle quiz: the historic details of cult hero Nathan Fillion. An online Quiz about Nathan Fillion with some quite funny comments along the way. How well do you know our Captain? Created by one of the networks that shows Castle.

June 10 2011

'Serenity' features in MSN's list of Best Science-Fiction Flicks. MSN wonders if new movies such as 'Super 8' can stand up against sci-fi classics like 'Serenity'.
Simon & Kaylee know No H8. A beautiful reunion shot for the anti-prejudice project. More...

June 09 2011

Watch the new Joss Whedon PSA Video for "Equality Now". This video will be shown in the Can't Stop the Serenity screenings in 2011. ETA: The video has now been set to private.

June 06 2011

ThinkGeek has Serenity Schematic T-shirt. A new way to enjoy the midbulk transport, standard radion-accelerator core, classcode 03-K64, "Firefly."
Filtering Firefly for Family Friendliness. If you've ever wanted your DVD player to automatically skip or mute scenes from the show because of undesireable content, well now you can. You can also do the same for Serenity (via the ClearPlay blog). More...

June 02 2011

Amy Acker to play in our 'Dollhouse' while Morena Baccarin stays 'Home(land)'. Bad wordplay aside, Firefly's Inara has regrettably cancelled her Sydney/Perth Supanova appearence and Amy Acker has stepped in to take her place.

May 26 2011

"It was lightning in a bottle" - an audio interview with Sean Maher. It starts at around the 3:06 mark. Sean chats about Firefly, keeping in touch with the rest of the cast, the fandom, his new show 'The Playboy Club' and his love for 'Dexter'.

May 24 2011

Still shiny: an appreciation of Serenity. Tor examines the film as it looks at the best SFF movies from the last decade.

May 12 2011

Book & Wash meet Sulu & Worf. (NSFW) Promo video for animated film "Strange Frame: Love & Sax" features Ron Glass, Alan Tudyk, George Takei, and Michael Dorn, as well as Juliet Landau, Claudia Black, Claudia Christian, and Tim Curry. More...

April 22 2011

Take a tour of a model of Serenity. A very enthusiastic student takes you on a tour of his (almost) 1:1 model of Serenity he's in the process of building on Minecraft. Take a gander if you're into that kind of thing! More...

April 03 2011

Serenity airs on Australia's Eleven tonight. For those Aussies set up to receive the new channel Eleven, you're in for a treat with Serenity airing at 8:30pm tonight.

March 31 2011

Honorable mention of Serenity by author George R.R. Martin in his list of favorite sci-fi films.

March 30 2011

ICv2's top ten genre properties for Q4 2010. Find out how Dark Horse's Buffy and Serenity franchises fare against the likes of The Walking Dead, Sandman and Y: The Last Man.

March 28 2011

Vote for Serenity in the "Elite Eight" of io9's March Movie Madness! In this round, Serenity is up against the original Terminator. More...

March 26 2011

io9's 10 Perfect Murders in Sci-Fi. io9 lists 10 "perfect" murders in (apparently) modern science fiction, including The Operative's termination of Dr. Matthias in Serenity. More...

March 21 2011

Serenity vs. ET on io9 March Movie Madness. I09 is taking votes for the best SCIFI movie of all time. Serenity is up against ET in this round.
A Postcolonial Provocation: 'Serenity'. The latest PopMatters essay analyses the Big Damn Movie.

March 18 2011

Outlook Portland interviews Zack Whedon. Way back in December, the show talked to Zack, then posted to YouTube in January. Apparently we all missed it. Link goes to Part One. (Part Two, Part Three, Part Four.)

March 16 2011

Vote for Serenity in io9's March Movie Madness. "This planet's greatest scifi films" compete in the "most important tournament of our time". Voting begins tomorrow at 11 AM PST. More...

March 13 2011

Top ten techies from the movies. Mr Universe gets some long overdue recognition.

March 01 2011

Hangin' with Summer Glau & "The Fireflies." As tweeted by Adam Baldwin and previously touched upon here. More...

February 25 2011

Nathan Fillion tweets about Firefly movement. Captain Tightpants wants you to save your money.

February 22 2011

Minor Firefly reference on Castle last night. Right after the the opening. More...

February 12 2011

Buffy & Serenity make up 8 of the top 10 Dark Horse graphic novels in 2010 via Bookscan data. More...

January 29 2011

Down In Front streaming LIVE commentary for Serenity today. Join the chat room at 3 PM PST to watch and listen as VFX artist, Teague Chrystie (Ark, Life After People, BSG: Razor) and fellow film makers discuss the Big Damn Movie! More...

January 13 2011

Jewel State has a new blog entry on Blastr. She explains why seeing Serenity makes her cry, recounts her recent visit to Maui, and lists some of the the things she'd like to do.

January 09 2011

Serenity and Buffy Cakes. The most incredible Serenity cake I've ever seen, and a rocking Buffy cake too over on Cake Wrecks Sunday Sweets.

January 07 2011

CSTS needs your creative brain-pan for Equality Now. Enter the 2011 Can't Stop The Serenity promotional art contest. More...

December 16 2010

Life Without an Amygdala. Wired Magazine's website discusses a woman, who like River, does not have a functional amygdala. More...

December 08 2010

Ellen Ripley Saved My Life. Some interesting ruminations on the nature of the Strong Woman Action Heroine using several familiar examples.

November 30 2010

What's Nathan Fillion's secret to staying sexy? Nathan's page in People's 2010 Sexiest Men issue is number 110. More...

November 29 2010

Mark Watches Firefly. Mark, of 'Mark Reads Harry Potter' and 'Mark Reads Twilight' fame posted his first review of Firefly today. Please note, he is watching an episode a day and would not like to be spoiled.

November 27 2010

The Tenth Big Damn Hero Gets to Be Ninth...and Called a Metal Baby Chicken?! UGO's Jordan Hoffman has compiled a list of the top 100 spacecraft in movies, with our beloved mid-bulk transport pulling ninth place between Sunshine's Icarus II and "Antarea's Vessel" from Cocoon. Though the good Mr. Hoffman basically uses the entire blurb provided to him to remark about Serenity looking like metal poultry. More...

November 08 2010

USA Today has the first part of Serenity: Downtime. USA Today's front web page has an article and the first five pages of the comic. Downtime is a story writen by Zack Whedon. This page will be updated tomorrow with the second half.

October 14 2010

More on the DH:HD Serenity story. Newsarama has more about the Dark Horse digital comics initiative with USA Today, including a suggestion of what to expect (and not expect) from the Serenity edition.
The Many Faces of Shepherd Book. Is a teaser image for The Shepherd's Tale, and claims it comes on October 27. Wasn't it coming in December? (I don't think we've seen this picture before, but I could be wrong.)

October 08 2010

Download Dark Horse Comics for iOS devices for free this weekend. Includes Serenity: Better Days #1. More...

October 01 2010

IMDB's Most Underrated Shows of the Past 20 Years. The number one selection may be of no surprise to folks here. The rest of this special anniversary list also has some more Whedon connections. More...

September 30 2010

Happy birthday Serenity! It's five years to the day that the movie came out in the United States. More...

September 26 2010

Serenity 2 painful to think about, says Joss. It's another excerpt from the upcoming SFX Whedon special.

September 23 2010

Master of the Whedonverse quiz nights. Are you the Master of the Whedonverse? Quiz nights starting this Saturday. More...

September 22 2010

An appreciation of Summer Glau's 8 sci-fi roles. A look at Summer Glau's roles in sci-fi.

September 19 2010

(SPOILER) Nathan Fillion interview with Collider.com. He talks about Castle Season 3, Firefly/Serenity and Dr. Horrible. He misses Malcolm Reynolds terribly. More...

September 16 2010

Nathan Fillion says he's proud to be a geek. USA Today has an interesting feature of our favorite space captain, He talks about how he was an avid comic book collector, and how he's close to his family. More...

September 14 2010

'Firefly' Rewind - 'Serenity' (the motion picture). TV critic Alan Sepinwall offers a "rewind" review of Serenity.

September 13 2010

Nathan Fillion to voice character on "Venture Brothers". Jackson Publick had announced that he took a "short trip" to Los Angeles in order to record Nathan Fillion's voice over for an episode that will air later this year.

September 05 2010

Dragon*Con: Firefly cast panel coverage. A small article from Dragon*Con Daily on the Firefly Panel. Videos of the panel can be found here.

August 27 2010

Joss on SOON on Aussie radio on abc.net.au. Go there & click on "Listen" - they keep announcing him for "after the news." ETA: The interview is now online. More...

August 20 2010

"Serenity" fine movie to get teens into sci-fi. So says Michael Booth of The Denver Post in his "Family Films on DVD" column. "If [your young teenagers] see 'Star Wars' as a Happy Meal toy series, or 'Star Trek' as a lightspeed vehicle for mega-geeks, the humor, romance and action of 'Serenity' might hook them on the genre."

August 19 2010

Why isn't Salt star Chiwetel Ejiofor up there with Russell Crowe? Guardian film blog writer calls Chiwetel "one of the best British actors of his generation" and laments his use as a "utility player."

August 09 2010

Dr Horrible and Serenity screenings this weekend in Minneapolis. The screenings will run from the 12th to the 14th at the Riverview Theater. Proceeds raised will go to Equality Now. More...

August 03 2010

Scott Allie apologizes to crew behind the Serenity fan film "Bellflower". The Dark Horse editor acknowledges the unintentional influence of the fans' work on the comic Serenity: Float Out.

July 31 2010

The Adaptive, the Maladaptive, and the Mal-Adaptive. An essay from 'The Psychology of Joss Whedon' exploring the personality traits of Mal and Jayne.

July 26 2010

Serenity Knitting Pattern. A knitting pattern for the ship. More...

July 23 2010

(SPOILER) Salt, co-starring Chiwetel Ejiofor opens in theaters today. The actor has third billing, just under Angelina Jolie and Liev Schreiber. The link provides trailers and clips, including Comic-Con panels.

July 12 2010

Adam Baldwin coming to Baltimore's Farpoint Convention in Feb. Adam Baldwin has been announced as a guest at Farpoint, which takes place just outside of Baltimore, MD on Feb 18-20, 2011.

June 30 2010

Summer Glau Coming to Fan Expo in Toronto. According to the convention website, Summer has been added to the guest list which includes Felicia and James.

June 23 2010

Serenity Charity Screening 2010 in Germany. Come to Hamburg on August 14th and punch some Reavers. Shiny! More...

June 21 2010

Umpteenth 'Firefly to return?' rumour hits the Internet. A site called Nerdles claims that the SyFy network are always looking to bring the 'Verse back. An 'inside source' says "options on whether it will be a continuation of the series or another movie that takes over from the end of Serenity has been discussed". In response, SyFy tweeted "FYI, the rumor going around today that Syfy is continuing Firefly is false". More...

June 18 2010

Captain Malcolm Reynolds Tonner doll available for pre-order. That'll set you back $154.99, you can also get Mal's Browncoat as an accessory for $39.99. Also available for pre-ordering are QMx's Serenity Flying Mule and River Tam Animated Maquette. TFAW are offering the Mule for $314.95 and QMx are offering the Maquette for $69.95. More...

June 15 2010

(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Buffy and Serenity comic books for September. There's info and cover art for Buffy #36 and Serenity: Shepherd's Tale. Plus a Buffy and a Serenity comic for a dollar each as well?

June 14 2010

Lego Serenity 3.5 with instruction pics. Ain't she shiny?

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