New Verity! EMERGENCY EXTRA! Moffat Says Goodbye, Chibnall Says Hello

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Schedule be damned! When there’s Doctor Who news this big, we throw gently set the spreadsheet aside. Join Deb, Erika, and Tansy as we talk about our feelings upon hearing Steven Moffat will be stepping down after season 10. And just as importantly, we discuss our hopes and fears for the Chris Chibnall era to come. Of course, […]

New Directions for Special Collections: Cover reveal!

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

*breathes into paper bag*

Epic CONfusion schedule!

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

We will be attending our very first Epic CONfusion this year! BEHOLD, THE SCHEDULE OF THOMAS-BASED PANELING: Saturday 10:00 AM Anthologies as Advocacy (Isle Royale) All fiction is in some way political and science fiction and fantasy have a healthy tradition of anthologies that seek to open up space for new voices and new conversations. To […]

5 Things Make an Updatery Thursday Post

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

*emerges from the haze of vacation* I was mostly offline over the holidays, which was a good thing. Now is the time on Sprockets when we get up 2 hours earlier and attempt to hit the ground running! New Uncanny Magazine Issue 8 is out! Part 1 is live on the website, and you can […]

New Verity! Season 9 wrapup! Party Like It’s Season #9

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

It’s always a party when we have all six Verities in the house! Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, Liz, Lynne, and Tansy as we squee and muse and generally chat about series 9. It’s tons of fun and less chaotic than you might expect. And as always, we veer into thinky territory as we discuss whether this […]

ICYMI: New Verity! Ep 98: Hell Bent out of Shape

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Series 9 has come to a close with quite a bang. Join Deb, Erika, Katrina, and Lynne as we break down Clara’s end, the Doctor’s homecoming, gender-flipped regenerations, elegant storytelling, season-ending spectacle, and much more. There’s a healthy amount of squee and flail, but not everyone is in hyper-happy mode, so it’s a more balanced […]

New Verity! Episode 97: Stairway to Heaven Sent

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

It’s another LIVE edition of Verity! Join Erika and Lynne, live from Chicago TARDIS, as we cover “Heaven Sent”, Doctor Who’s very first one-man-show! We watched it a the con, which made it even more special. What did you think of Capaldi’s very-nearly-solo effort? Let us know in the comments! ^E   Download or listen now (runtime 52:25) Audio Player

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 […]