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