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New Verity! Episode 67: The First Ladies of Doctor Who

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Ok, it’s finally time to talk about “proper” companions (whatever that means). Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Liz as we talk about the companions that started (and re-started) it all. We’re focusing on Susan, Grace, and Rose–the ladies who ushered in each “era” of Doctor Who. We find more parallels than you might expect (certainly more […]

New Verity! Episode 66: Companions who never were

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Our year of companions kicks off in delightful style! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Tansy as we discuss those Doctor Whocharacters who were almost companions–those who were slated to become TARDIS travelers but never did, as well as those who we wish had stuck around. Deb accidentally invents a new word*. Kat is thoroughly predictable. Erika unabashedly […]

Scott McCloud at the Chicago Humanities Festival!

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

So, I’ve been asked to interview Scott McCloud at the Chicago Humanities Festival. I’m one of the many, many people who first learned about comics from Understanding Comics. I could not be more excited. You should come. There will be Q&A. And a book signing of his new comic, The Sculptor! 

2014 in review and awards eligibility

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

It’s that time of year again! I’m busy writing my annual report at work, so it’s a good time to write down What I Did in SF/F in 2014, too. For Michael and I, the biggest accomplishment this year was all of us surviving Caitlin’s spinal surgery. Period. That said, here are the things I […]

New Verity! Extra! And A POLL

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Hey! There’s a new Verity! Extra! available for your listening pleasure, where we introduce this year’s theme. Go have a listen, hear about our wacky plans, and then GO VOTE IN OUR POLL. *ahem* here are some hints from me: #teamBen #teamPolly #teamZoe #teamAce #teamRiver #teamRory  

Call for Chapter Proposals: The 21st Century Special Collections Reader

Monday, December 1st, 2014

The 21st Century Special Collections Reader: contemporary approaches for special collections Call for Chapter Proposals Due February 1, 2015 The 21st Century Special Collections Reader will feature essays from emerging professionals and accomplished librarians and archivists, on a variety of topics that illustrate the depth, diversity, and complexity related to the broad realm of special […]

Uncanny Magazine Issue 1 is LIVE!!!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Space Unicorn Ranger Corps! Today is the day. Uncanny Magazine Issue 1 is now available to everybody at unannymagazine.com or at online eBook retailers! Please spread the word! Here are the pieces of Issue 1 that are available on our shiny new website (designed by the phenomenal Jeremiah Tolbert) today: (Cover by Galen Dara) Editorial The Uncanny Valley- […]

5 Things Make a Post

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

*dusts off blog* We’ve been a bit busy this month, 1. We are setting up Uncanny. The big, robust website is being built, contracts are being signed,  we’ve found our first issue’s materials and are working on converting them into ebooks, authors are being paid, and are also working on all that setting up a small business […]

New Verity! Episode 49–Into the Deep Breath

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

I’m not on this one, but you know you wanna.  I need to listen to it and write my 2 cents post!    

New Verity! Extra! Series 8! Series 8! What do we appreciate?

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

IT’S ALMOST HERE! Pardon the shouting, but we’re a bit excited. Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Lynne as we talk about what little we know of the upcoming Series 8. We also have a nice little discussion about out spoiler policy–and spoilers in general. Poor Erika does too much Verity! homework and learns more than she […]