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Show 120: The One With The Burnt Hand

DSC_0163Welcome to our September show!

If you found us by the few postcards given out at the Discworld Con, LonCon and DragonCon this year – welcome to the Shindig!

In this show we chat with a returning Zac Pensol from Toyvault who is talking about and exciting new “Firefly” happening for them and while Wendy was attending DragonCon last month, she caught up with Serenity Richards from the SouthEastern Browncoats to find out the latest about them.

Big blog shout out to the newly formed group in Iceland, Vikings of the Verse, and you can follow them on Twitter at @NordicBrowncoat and you can find them on Facebook.

Our blog pic is from the dance routine during the Whedon Track’s The Avengers Ball which was fab and if you attend DragonCon next year. most heartedly recommend their party!  Also got to see Mikey Mason at one of his sets during the con and if you have the chance to see him live – go!

We play out this show to the new offering from the Big Damn Heroes Band, “Out of Gas” and there are some more photos from DragonCon 2014 at the bottom

As always, we hope you will enjoy the show and if you do, you can leave comments here or on our Facebook page or Twitter.

You can find our podcast on itunes, here is a direct link to our page.

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Until next time

Odile and Wendy

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Show 119: The One With Phonic FM

 

FF tribute nightA friend of mine asked if I was aware of a “Firefly Tribute Night” in Exeter on 30 August?  I said no, but immediately contacted the organiser, Lee Rawlings, to ask if he wanted to talk about it on the show.  He had an even better idea, and this show is that idea where I joined him, Mojo and Marcus for their show on Phonic FM talking about their event, Browncoats and SF in general.

You can find out more about the tribute night on their FB page here.  Wishing great success for the evening!

As always, we hope you will enjoy the show and if you do, you can leave comments here or on our Facebook page or Twitter.

You can find our podcast on itunes, here is a direct link to our page.

Of course you can also download the show directly from here! Or listen to us on PLayerFM by clicking here!

Lastly, if you have liked what you have heard, please consider donating a virtual cup of coffee or pint of beer to us via our donate button on the right-hand side.

Until next time

Odile and Wendy

 

 

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Show 118: The Short Summer Show

CSTS Poster London 2014While we were recording in June and looking ahead, we both considered that it may be an idea to “rest” for August as we were both rather busy.  We thought the same thing in July, and no sooner agreed than, suddenly, there were things to talk about!

You would already have heard the first of those “things” with Wendy’s chat with Amy Pascale in our last show.  This is our main August show where we speak with Mark Madeley, organiser of the London CSTS 2014 on 4 October.  Tickets are available from here and you can find all details on his mightfineshindig.blogspot.co.uk

As well as that, Wendy talks about the unexpected Browncoat presence at the 2014 UK Discworld Convention and shamelessly plugs the panel that she is doing along with Les Howard, Kari Haley and Andy King at DragonCon.  If you are attending, please consider joining us as I’m sure it will be lively as we discuss our contribution into keeping The ‘Verse alive.  We are in the Chastain FG room at the Westin at 4pm on the Saturday.  The Whedonverse schedule can be found here.

Lastly, if you enjoyed following our “Firefly” RPG, please consider contributing to our GM, Ryan, fund-raising for Macmillan Cancer.  His Just Giving page is here.

As always, we hope you will enjoy the show and if you do, you can leave comments here or on our Facebook page or Twitter.

You can find our podcast on itunes, here is a direct link to our page.

Of course you can also download the show directly from here! Or listen to us on PLayerFM by clicking here!

Lastly, if you have liked what you have heard, please consider donating a virtual cup of coffee or pint of beer to us via our donate button on the right-hand side.

Until next time

Odile and Wendy

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Joss Whedon, Summer Glau and a classy Sir Patrick Stewart

and a very classy, British, Sir Patrick Stewart:

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Show 117: The One With Amy Pascale

What.  A.  Delight!

The only thing that would have made it better would have been in the Skype God had been with us that day to enable Odile to join us.

Amy’s book, “Joss Whedon – Geek God of the Universe” is available now and you can follow her on Twitter on @amypop.

As always, we hope you will enjoy the show and if you do, you can leave comments here or on our Facebook page or Twitter.

You can find our podcast on itunes, here is a direct link to our page.

Of course you can also download the show directly from here! Or listen to us on PLayerFM by clicking here!

Lastly, if you have liked what you have heard, please consider donating a virtual cup of coffee or pint of beer to us via our donate button on the right-hand side.

Odile and Wendy

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Tom Hiddleston, Chris Hemsworth

Here in the UK, ALS is better known as motor-neurone disease (MND), but some of our Whedonverse alumni have been challenged – and accepted:

and just as a “why not?” – Benedict Cumberbatch:

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Take Back the Sky to Appear at 2014 Pittsburgh Comicon

Originally posted on Take Back the Sky:

By now Comic-Con International is already in full swing in San Diego, and while Take Back the Sky wasn’t lucky enough to make it out to the world’s biggest, most famous festival celebrating all that is great about geekdom this year, we are happy to say that we won’t be staying on the bench for the entire convention season!

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It has been confirmed that Take Back the Sky will be in attendance at the Pittsburgh Comicon again this year.  The 2014 Pittsburgh Comicon will be held September 26-28 at the Monroeville Convention Center, and Take Back the Sky will have a table at the con where Browncoats, space enthusiasts and anyone else who’d like to support the cause can stop by, sign our petition and learn about other ways they can convince Elon Musk and SpaceX to name their first Dragon V2 capsule Serenity.

We won’t be reprising our Browncoats…

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