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New Verity! Episode 96: Face the Ravenclaw

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

We may not be quite sure whether this is truly the end for Clara, but we all agree that “Face the Raven” is a fantastic story and a great Doctor Who debut by writer Sarah Dollard. Join Deb, Lynne, and Tansy as we evaluate character departures, discuss character motivation, and touch on Steven Moffat’s commitment issues. […]

Chicago TARDIS schedule!

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

My schedule for Chicago TARDIS has come out, so here’s where to find me! FRIDAY Missy, Blowing Our Minds Friday November 27, 2015 3:00pm – 4:00pm Programming 3 (Grand Ballroom C) We take a look at the Master– or, rather, Missy, as she’s currently known. What appeals about the bad Time Lord we all love […]

New Verity! Ep 95 — Sleep no More Than Words

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

It’s a live-in-person (though not live-in-front-of-a-studio-audience) episode of Verity!Join Deb and Erika as we sit in a hotel room at LI Who and talk about the con and what we liked (and didn’t) about Mark Gatiss’ latest story, “Sleep No More”. What did you think of this story? It seems to be a divisive one. Which side of […]

ICYMI: The Thomases on the Out of Excuses Retreat and Workshop Cruise!

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Fans of the Writing Excuses podcast might know that they have been running workshop-retreats for the past few years, and the last one was on a cruise ship. Well, the next one is also on a cruise ship, and Michael and I will be among the guest instructors! We are SUPER excited for this opportunity, […]

ICYMI: Verity! Episode 94: The Zygon Inversion Table

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

This week Deb, Erika, and Liz cover the second part of Peter Harness’ Zygon two-parter. Let us know what you thought in the comments! ^E Also covered: Liz browses the new BBC Store! Erika is having a FABULOUS time in the UK! Here are a few related links: James from The Doctor Who Podcast (now-defunct) It Was […]

The end of an era: the final SF Squeecast for now

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

As you probably noticed, we haven’t had a new episode in… a bit. Episode 39 will be our last for the foreseeable future. Due to our extremely busy lives, the SF Squeecast is going on hiatus. So, not ended! Just resting! Our next episode will likely happen when all of us are together again at a […]

New Verity! Ep 93: The Zygon Invasion of the Zygons

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

This week we discuss another Peter Harness nail biter or, depending on which Verity is on the mic, that meh episode with Osgood. (Maybe one of us has shapeshifted!) Join Deb, Kat, Lynne and Tansy as we parse refugee metaphor, fangirls leveling up and underpants. It’s that sort of episode. And we miss Erika, who […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue 7 is Live! (ICYMI)

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Uncanny Magazine Issue Seven   All that plus two podcasts! Episode 7A (November 3): Editors’ Introduction, Ursula Vernon’s “Wooden Feathers” (as read by Max Gladstone and Amal El–Mohtar), Mari Ness’s “The Thirteenth Child” (as read by Erika Ensign), and an interview with Ursula Vernon conducted by Deborah Stanish. Episode 7B (December 1): Editors’ Introduction, Karin Tidbeck’s “A Call to Arms for Deceased […]

*dusts off blog* for 5 tiny things

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Yup. We’ve been so busy that I have not been able to blog for 4 months. O_O Uncanny Magazine Year Two launches with Issue 7 tomorrow. Verity! is in full swing discussing this season of Doctor Who Beth and I are working steadily on the next edited volume I’m part of NIU’s Program Prioritization committee […]

New Verity! Extra! Bringing up Babies (on Doctor Who)

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

This week the Verities who are parents talk about that. Join Deb, Lynne, and Tansy as they discuss what it’s like to raise children who are fans–and to be a fan as a parent. This my be the most personal Verity! yet. Are you a parent raising a young DW fan? Let us know about it in […]