By this point, the rise and fall of Joss Whedon's Firefly has been well-documented: a show that the cast and crew loved and loved making that was brutally mishandled by a network that didn't understand it and refused to support it. But it was a different story from the inside—one of both great hope and crushing despair.
If you like Jewel Staite as Kaylee from Firefly and Serenity and Dr. Jennifer Keller from Stargate: Atlantis, you'll love the REAL Jewel Staite! That's why we're so pleased she's agreed to join us regularly here at Blastr to answer your questions and share whatever happens to be on her mind. Dear Reader Who's Probably Forgotten About Me Now: Them was a lotta caps! So yes, I've been super scarce. It's embarrassing really, all this flitting around the world I've been having to do, for both personal and professional commitments.
Once upon a time, a game developer thought it'd be a grand idea to make a massively multiplayer online game set in Joss Whedon's Firefly/Serenity universe which would allow fans to roam the Black, running from the Alliance any way they knew how. Then, that developer went under. And yet, hope remains.
If your friends have been really good to you this year, now that it's holiday gift-giving time, maybe you should be really good to them right back ... in a BIG way. For those extra-special friends, we've found 13 of the awesomest and most ridiculously expensive replica props in the universe.
Putting together a gingerbread house with someone you love is a holiday tradition, but let's be honest. Most of us either bake a few slabs of gingerbread and paste them together with frosting in some very basic configuration, or else just buy the prefab kit. But there are other nerds out there—crafty nerds with serious baking game—who won't settle for the same old gingerbread.
After nurturing a Hollywood career for 14 years, one which has seen him star in Firefly, Serenity and, most recently, NBC's The Playboy Club, Sean Maher has decided to stop living the lie that he himself has helped perpetuate and come out as a gay man.
It's been nine years since Joss Whedon's Firefly first aired and six since the cinematic extension, Serenity, hit screens and the fan hunger for more Tales from the Verse has never waned. Luckily, Serenity's laconic pilot knows where he'd want to see a sequel go, and who should be the focus.
Where there's crime, there's undoubtedly someone looking to capitalize on it, and sci-fi and fantasy is rife with shady characters ready to take...
Sci-fi goddess Summer Glau is headed for Alphas tonight on Syfy and, of course, she has superpowers along with an unusual new hair style. It looks like Glau racks up another standout sci-fi role as a powerful Alpha named Skylar who can build amazing inventions.
In honor of Mother's Day, we're paying tribute to motherships, those spaceships that securely harbor smaller spacecraft. Note that we're not talking about space stations. Because space stations sit around all day and are fat. (And that's a metaphor for "dad.")