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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?

June 08 2010

Alan Sepinwall's "Firefly Rewind". This summer, he's taking a look back at the series on his new HitFix blog. First up? "Serenity".

June 06 2010

(SPOILER) SlayAlive interview with Scott Allie. A few tidbits about the latest Serenity comic, Riley one-shot, as well as Season 8 & 9. Spoilers for "Serenity: Float Out."

June 03 2010

(SPOILER) 'Serenity: Float Out' comes out this week. The Wash one-shot is penned by Patton Oswalt. And if you've read the issue, did you think it was a worthy addition to the 'Verse?

May 29 2010

5 Best Fight Scenes You've Never Seen. Moviefone shines a spotlight on some underrated movie battles it believes deserve wider recognition.

May 25 2010

Patton Oswalt comic book signing on June 5th . Dark Horse Comics is hosting a special event at House of Secrets in Burbank, CA with Patton Oswalt where he'll be signing copies of his comic, Serenity: Float Out. More...

May 23 2010

Tonner Convention Browncoats breakfast blog coverage. Tonner has posted images of the new Firefly dolls: Inara "Shinon" and Captain Mal. I love them. More...

May 14 2010

(SPOILER) Five page preview of the Serenity: Float Out comic book. This Wash one-shot is penned by Patton Oswalt and will be out on June 2nd. We're promised "tantalizing hints" about the Serenity universe's future.
Cinema's best bar brawls. The Guardian's Clip Joint includes the The Maidenhead fight scene from Serenity as part of their "best clips of drunken filmic fisticuffs".
Alan Tudyk joins Transformers 3. The Wrap.com says the cast list for Transformers 3 now includes our favorite Active and spaceship pilot, Alan Tudyk. No word yet on what he'll do or what the plot will be. And in related news, Deadline.com says that NBC has passed on The Rockford Files pilot (which co-starred Alan). More...

May 13 2010

Your exclusive first look at Firefly's original ship designs. Another peek into Titan Book's upcoming Firefly: Still Flying courtesy of io9.

April 28 2010

20 great "all seems lost" moments from science fiction/fantasy! Another list featuring Buffy and Serenity.

April 21 2010

Firefly Mentioned in Virtual Shackles Webcomic. Not much to explain here without ruining the punch line.

April 16 2010

Happy Birthday, Sean Maher! Our favorite space surgeon turns 35 today.

April 15 2010

First look at QMx's 'Hero of Canton' t-shirt. And if you're in the mood for more QMx 'Verse goodness then pop over to Ain't It Cool. They've got a terrific feature on the company which includes some great pics of the Serenity replica.

April 10 2010

Inara's reaver-fightin' Bow and Arrow set from Serenity is on the auction block. Looking for the perfect weapon to defend yourself in the event of a zombie apocalypse? This might just be the ticket! The auction ends on April 12. More...

April 02 2010

New Jason Palmer Art: River vs Reavers. New Official Serenity artwork from Jason Palmer studios. Want.

March 29 2010

The AV Club gives a shout-out to the Castle Firefly shout-out. The weekly Inventory feature includes Nathan's Firefly clip on Castle.
2010 Can't Stop the Serenity Charity events has 32 registered cities already. Australia, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom and United States.

March 22 2010

(SPOILER) An epic interview with Scott Allie. The transcript of Mike Russell's wide-ranging interview with Scott Allie about the Whedonverse, comics, and sundries. Plus: hear how the Twilight reveal fiasco went down. Marked spoilers mainly for artwork from the upcoming Serenity comics. More...

March 21 2010

How to make your own ice planet. Includes step by step instructions, photos, and a suggested menu of Firefly-themed flavors.

March 18 2010

(SPOILER) TFAW presents part 1 of Scott Allie at ECCC 2010. Allie talks about some basic scheduling stuff: the 3-month break between #35 and #36, the Patton Oswalt penned "Serenity: Float Out", the Riley one-shot, some hype-building for Joss' finale. Also, the cliffhanger... it pertains to Buffy "Season 9", and cuts off at the worst possible moment. Wait for Part 2.

March 16 2010

Why Firefly was too awesome to live. An interesting article, with good theories about why Firefly & Serenity should have been hugely successful, but weren't. Includes a "reason" for Serenity's Box office failure that I've not heard before. (And that I disagree with) More...

March 12 2010

Win an autographed Serenity Atlas of the Verse. The "Slice of Sci-Fi" podcast is giving away an autographed copy of the Serenity Atlas of the Verse Volume 1. To enter, just send them an e-mail by March 28.
Summer Glau becomes crime-fighting blogger in NBC pilot. The Hollywood Reporter says Glau will be part of "The Cape" as a blogger named Orwell who helps the hero fight crime, and even gets into the battle herself. The show is about an ex-cop who's accused of a crime he didn't commit, and becomes a costumed hero to clear his name.
Define Interesting - the t-shirt. A very funny and clever QMx t-shirt.

March 11 2010

Zack Whedon tells "Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale". He talks to Comic Book Resources about this highly anticipated project.

March 10 2010

Patric Reynolds on the art of 'Serenity: Float Out'. Great interview about the upcoming Wash comic book.

March 09 2010

(SPOILER) Telling the Shepherd's Tale. Allie and Samnee on the original hardback graphic novel coming in November.

March 08 2010

Serenity fifth best sci-fi movie ever. According to an "as voted by you" list on the restyled SFX website. More...

March 04 2010

The A.V. Club does Serenity. In their section The New Cult Canon, the A.V. Club re-examines the BDM.
Zen and The Art of Mule Maintenance. QMx reveals their new project: The MF-813 Flying Mule.

February 28 2010

Rafael Feldman co-stars in the play "Salam Shalom" which opens March 6th. The play is a Romeo and Juliet love story between a Jewish man and a Palestinian man, set against the backdrop of the Arab-Israeli conflict. There is an opening night gala March 6th that a few tickets are left for. More...

February 26 2010

Great Geek Debates: Han Solo vs. Malcolm Reynolds. Curtis Silver of Geek Dad weighs in on the debate. There is voting at the bottom, of course.
Vid of the definitive replica of the Firefly-Class Transport, Serenity. Shipping now. Those of you on the layaway plan can see what the first owners are going to see. More...

February 24 2010

Get Mal's Coat? Yes please! Looks like you can pick up a replica of our Captain's very shiny browncoat.

February 23 2010

TFAW "Winter Steals" Sale Now Offering 70% off Serenity, Buffy, and Angel Tchotchkes. You can page through 15 pages of 70% off stuff or Search Serenity or Search Buffy .

February 12 2010

From sidekicks to stars. Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine interviewed about their growth from Sidekicks to Leading Men. More...

February 05 2010

David Krumholtz's memories of Serenity. Mr Universe reveals what it was like turning up on the last two days of filming.

January 29 2010

See Serenity on the Big Screen Friday & Saturday in Houston. At Midnight, which means Houston Browncoats can discuss the Dollhouse Series Finale before, in line or afterwards. More...

January 25 2010

Alan Tudyk talks Firefly's cancellation, Serenity and the Wash spin-off comic book. And his proposal to Joss about his idea for a Firefly prequel is probably the funniest thing you will hear all day.

January 24 2010

Nathan Fillion jokes about Serenity sequel. Comic News Insider recorded their "Best of '09" podcast and asked for folks to call in with picks. Nathan called in and left a hilarious message! I know people will want to know the time stamp (56:20 - Simon) but it's really a great show as they cover Sci-Fi shows/films as well as comics and their top of '09. Check the whole episode out!

January 21 2010

Sean Maher Interview. Sean talks about becoming an actor and his early career, the Firefly experience, and auditioning for Dollhouse.

January 19 2010

A review for the Big Damn Heroes Handbook. A fresh look at the newest piece of the Serenity RPG.

January 15 2010

Serenity named as an underrated sci-fi movie masterpiece. Techland.com puts the film at number 3 on their list. More...

January 01 2010

Serenity & Dr. Horrible singled out in Geekscape's Best of The Decade list. Author for the site, Jim Pellegrinelli lists the best pop culture had to offer these past ten years (Comics, Film, TV, The Web). Includes spoilers for other properties and some language. More...

December 19 2009

Metacritic lists Serenity as one of best-reviewed sci-fi/fantasy films of the decade. It comes in at #15.

December 15 2009

io9's Greatest SF Movies of the Past Decade. Serenity gets described as "one of the most audacious, most memorable, science-fiction films of all time".

December 12 2009

TFAW's Christmas Sale includes Serenity Items. Things From Another World has Serenity Items priced from 20-50% off for Christmas. Some really Shiny bargains listed on the site. More...

December 08 2009

Serenity on the big screen Thursday Night in Raleigh, NC.

December 02 2009

The Ten Best Television Shows Of The Aughts. Firefly (of course) makes the list.

November 27 2009

Buy One (Done the Impossible) Get One (Done the Impossible) Free. The guys are offering a nice bargain in time for the holidays. Best fan documentary ever.

November 26 2009

Fan report from last weekend's Firefly/Serenity Convention. Any other reports? Pics etc? Yep, in thread. More...

November 25 2009

Can't Stop the Serenity Last Hurrah Charity Auction Week 2. Make sure to check out the really cool items on auction for Equality Now!

November 24 2009

"Hallowhedon" screen printed poster. There simply aren't enough Whedon-related screen printed posters out there. More...

November 20 2009

Firefly & Uncharted 2 so similar, your head might explode! This hilarious (and bloody) video convincingly compares the top-rated, action-adventure game with Joss Whedon's space cowboy property. More...

November 18 2009

Jewel Staite replaces Nathan Fillion at the Salute to Serenity/ Firefly event this weekend. The schedule is posted for the event.

November 17 2009

V co-star has much love for Alan and Morena. Elizabeth Mitchell, formerly of Lost, plays FBI Agent Erica Evans on V. She admits her Browncoat nature and talks about improving with Alan, and meeting Morena for the first time.

October 30 2009

The Big Damn Replica now available for pre-order. Only a thousand will be made, so you better get it soon if you have the money. More...
What couples argue about when they watch Firefly and Serenity. It's the "Curse Your Sudden But Inevitable Betrayal" essay taken from "Serenity Found".

October 27 2009

Nathan Fillion joins the Salute to Firefly Event in LA. The 3rd annual Creation Serenity event has just sent out an email confirming his appearance. The event is Nov 21-22 with Baldwin, Baccarin, Tudyk, and others. More...

October 23 2009

QMX announces the first place winner for What Serenity Means To You.

October 21 2009

HD Nation hearts Serenity on Blu-ray! 2 minutes and 46 seconds into this episode of the online tech series all about High Definition, the hosts briefly show their love for the BDM, calling it a "feel-good movie". More...

October 12 2009

A man's "Castle". Nathan Fillion interview in IF Magazine. Talking about getting a second season, Firefly, and twittering.

October 06 2009

GeekSix gives a primer on starting your own Serenity RPG. GeekSix Josh, the guy who gave Browncoats an online depot for RPG resources, gives his tips on a running a successful campaign in the 'Verse.

September 27 2009

Nathan Fillion aka Richard Castle book signing for Heat Wave. The event will take place Sept 29th at 8pm at the Borders books in Northridge, CA.

September 26 2009

For the canine Browncoat. I spotted this while buying cat food the other day and it made me smile.

September 24 2009

Nathan Fillion visits the Apple Store in New York City. Read descriptions of the event, listen to audio of the Q&A session and watch a recap video of Castle, Season 1.

September 23 2009

Halo 3 ODST (featuring Firefly cast members) out this week. Certain members now take on their same roles in a new title.

September 22 2009

(SPOILER) DVD Verdict reviews Season One of Castle. "How is he not a sexist jerk-wad? Because of Fillion's performance."

September 19 2009

Last day to bid on 11 DVD Set All Signed By Nathan Fillion. Ebay auction supporting The Kids Need to Read Foundation. More...

August 30 2009

Jason Palmer's jumbo Serenity banner prints. Got wall? Also the Kaylee tee is now in a "breezy white, muscle tee raglan, with shimmery silver background motif". More...

August 28 2009

Serenity on Universal HD, Uncut, August 30th. Universal HD will be showing our beloved BDM twice this Sunday, at 7:00 & 9:30pm, Eastern time. No "slash and burn" editing, either. :)

August 11 2009

Serenity "Better Days" TPB for only $3.98. TFAW is having their annual Nick & Dent Sale. More...

August 04 2009

Total Sci-Fi's 100 greatest science fiction movies. Serenity comes in at no. 88 and gets praised for its witty, snappy dialogue.

July 31 2009

'Not Very Christian Of Me': The Escapist Faith of a Lost Shepherd in Firefly. If you want to refresh your memory about Shepherd Book, it'd do no harm to read this academic paper (PDF reader required). For my money, it's the definitive look at Ron Glass' character. More...

July 27 2009

"I love Firefly, I love Serenity. They're excellent". David Tennant shares his love for the 'Verse at Comic Con.

July 22 2009

At last - The Final Reveal. At long last, the Firefly Ship Works are officially releasing the details on their years in the making, screen-accurate replica of Malcolm Reynolds' own Firefly class transport ship Serenity - aka "The Big Damn Replica."

July 20 2009

Serenity Makes Sympatico MSN's "Greatest Space Movies of All Time" List. In honour of the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing, Sympatico MSN's Entertainment department have chosen 15 of the greatest space-related films. Our beloved BDM comes in at No. 6! More...

July 17 2009

An Evening on the Set of "Browncoats:Redemption" Production Fundraiser and Wrap Party. The cast and crew of "Browncoat Redemption," the Firefly universe fan movie for charity, is inviting everyone to come out and help them celebrate on Friday, July 24th 2009.

July 11 2009

Underground Artist 11th Hour Teams Up with QMx. There's a shiny new tshirt design featuring our favourite ship.

July 10 2009

Happy Birthday, Chiwetel Ejiofor! Everyone's favorite Operative turns thirty-five today! And it's Ron Glass' birthday too! More...

July 02 2009

GeekSix posts their top five Firefly inspired songs. Sitting at the top? Our very own Jayne Cobb.

June 27 2009

Serenity screening in Santa Barbara, CA. Friday July 31st, Saturday August 1st and Monday August 3rd. More...

June 14 2009

The 100 Other Best Movie Quotes Of All Time. Pajiba lists the top 100 movie quotes rarely included on 'best of' lists. Both Serenity and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog make the top 30.
What TV Shows Should Be Animated To Stay Alive? io9 gets to thinking about which SF shows could use a little animated spell to get healthy again. Firefly gets discussed as well as The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

June 13 2009

Inara's Shuttle architectural cutaways of Serenity up for auction. Part of the previously unannounced set by QMx, 15 numbered test prints will go under the hammer at the LA CSTS screening.
Creation Salute to Firefly/Serenity adds more BDH's and a few villains to the Nov. event. Alan Tudyk, Gina Torres, Mark Sheppard, and the Feldman brothers will be joining Adam Baldwin and Morena Baccarin at the event in LA. Find out how to win 2 Gold Tickets. More...

June 11 2009

Three Months of Serenity. The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing Serenity in June, July, and August. The June Airdate is this Saturday. If you can't attend a CSTS screening, permaybehaps this would make a good substitute. Throw a Shindig, and send an envelope with Cashy-money to Equality Now or CSTS-central. (Sorry, I don't have the addresses at hand.)

June 09 2009

Firefly on Blu-ray on sale for today only! Amazon's deal of the day is Firefly: The Complete series on Blu-ray for $39.99. That's 56% off!

June 04 2009

(SPOILER) Alan Tudyk on Dollhouse, V and Wash the TV show. Alan being his usual funny self talks about what has been and what is coming up for him. Dollhouse-spoilers and V-spoilers. More...

May 30 2009

Interview with Nathan Fillion fan who made the Green Lantern Trailer. Nice interview with Jaron Pitts, where he talks about his inspirations for the YouTube video. More...

May 29 2009

Google's new "Wave"; was the name actually inspired by Firefly? Curious if the name of Google's new application called "Wave" might be Whedon-inspired, I watched the developer preview... More...

May 26 2009

Opening shot of Serenity as film trivia. This week's "Weekly Twelve" trivia quiz from Trivia Hall of Fame is about long takes, and includes reference to the BDM. More...

May 19 2009

(SPOILER) Two clips from 'V' featuring Morena Baccarin. The Live Feed has two clips from ABC's upcoming remake of 'V', both heavily featuring Morena Baccarin. And new cast photos featuring Morena and Alan can be found here. More...

May 15 2009

First guests announced for Creation's Salute to Firefly and Serenity event. Adam Baldwin and Morena Baccarin will be attending the event in Los Angeles, CA on Nov 21-22, 2009. More...

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