The BastardCast vs The LEGO Warriors of the Taco Robot Wars

- 02-16-14Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Team Bastard

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Come with us now for an experience that will stress your senses and tickle your gag reflex AND your funny bone. The astounding, the horrifying, the morbidly obese, and infectiously clever — The BastardCast. We are thought stallions rolling across a docile plain, a dust cloud of airborne giggle bits trailing the swipe of our night black tails. You will suck the marrow from the bone of this podcast and it will fill you with justice, purpose, and also marrow. Which is so gross. (more…)

The 10 Most Romantic Couples In Nerddom

- 02-14-14Comics, Cool Stuff, Featured, Film, Nerd Culture, TV Posted by James Daniels

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Despite what the “haters” and stereotypers might claim, we nerds are actually a very romantic lot…It’s just our taste in love stories that’s somewhat different. (more…)

‘Firefly’ Producer Tim Minear Ponders Limited Series Return to Television

- 02-12-14TV Posted by Mark Poynter

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Who among us has never spent an evening drinking with friends contemplating how wonderful it might be if Firefly came back to television? Even if Joss Whedon has moved on to create other worlds, some of those involved with the series, in front and behind the camera, still think there’s some television life left in the franchise. (more…)

Time for a ‘Firefly’ Reunion – on ‘Arrow’

- 10-23-13Comics, TV Posted by Adam A. Donaldson

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Arrow’s been pretty good about employing well-known faces of sci-fi and fantasy – think of appearances by the likes of Seth Gabel (Fringe), Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), and Kelly Hu (X2) – and this season, Firefly star Summer Glau joined the fun as Isabel Rochev, a rival industrialist threatening to take over Oliver Queen’s company. Now Glau is best known for her breakthrough role as River Tam, but soon she will be joined in Starling City by a fellow member of the Serenity’s crew. (Hint: it’s the guy in the picture above.) (more…)

NYCC 2013: Day Two in Pictures — Cosplay, Toys, and More!

- 10-14-13Cosplay, Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Shelly V.

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New York Comic Con has come to a close but that doesn’t mean that the fun has to stop. If you were tied to your couch or some other place that was not the Jacob Javitz Center this weekend, then we have the perfect consolation prize for you: more cosplay, toy, and floor pics from the convention.  (more…)

The BastardCast vs. NYCC and Lovemaking the Machete Way

- 10-13-13Featured, Nerd Culture Posted by Team Bastard

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This time on The BastardCast, Jeremy and Jason are up all night to get some… cheese fries. They’re also talking about Jason’s adventures in the big city during New York Comic Con and all the big comic book news that came out of the con, as well as the week’s biggest nerd news stories, and that one time when people were doing it in the movie theater while Jason watched Machete Kills. (more…)

Editorial: Is ‘Firefly’ Dark Horse’s ‘Star Wars’ Back-Up Plan?

- 10-12-13Comics, Featured Posted by Jason Tabrys

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Last month, we told you about the return of Firefly — in comic book form — to the known verse, but we didn’t know when the book would touch down, or who would be piloting it. Thanks to the deluge of info coming out of this weekend’s New York Comic Con, now we do, but beyond a continuation of Firefly‘s legacy, is this project the perfect back-up plan to guard against the defection of Star Wars?

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Good News Everybody! ‘Serenity’ is Getting a Sequel… Just Not in the Format You Wanted

- 09-24-13Comics, Film Posted by Luke Gallagher

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I don’t need to tell you what Firefly is, or why it’s so prevalent in nerd culture.  A) I’m lazy and B) any nerd worth a lick knows all about Mal, the crew of Serenity, and the Whedon way. Bah, screw it. Like to hear it, hear it go. Like a leaf on the wind, Firefly (the show) danced around us joyfully and left before we were ready to say goodbye (cancelled by FOX after a 15 episode run). Then came Serenity, the Firefly movie that was made specifically for the (space-western-starved) fans. It was good and it was shiny (albeit Whedon hitting us in the feels with Washe’s death, that bastard!). *sigh* Then it was gone again. Despite the ever growing fan-base and demand for more adventures, the cast and creatives of Firefly/Serenity departed ways and made nice careers for themselves. Out there, somewhere, we know Serenity is still flying! Flying where, though? Back to us perhaps? Well, get out from your bunk, hold onto your Jayne hats and wipe that mudders milk from your lips, ’cause Serenity is getting a sequel!

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A ‘Firefly Online’ Game is a Thing… But is it a Thing We Want?

- 07-18-13Videogames Posted by Chris D.

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We’ve all hoped for more Firefly goodness over the years.  We’ve all thought that the idea of a shiny online game would be absolutely epic.  We all refuse to let the Browncoat love die.

Fox has answered the call and is releasing a Firefly Online game.  However, it’s going to be a “multi-user, social online role-playing game”.  Yes, you read that correctly.  It’s a gorram MUSORPG (or whatever) for Android and iOS.

So, so, so not shiny.  While it’s entirely possible that the game would be executed well and the fandom would warm up to it, because all things are possible in the ‘Verse, it’s definitely getting a lukewarm reception right now.

If you haven’t already completely tossed everything out the window, hit the jump for more.

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Whedon Speaks – No Downey-less ‘Avengers 2’, ‘Firefly’ Kickstarting and Video Games

- 06-06-13Comics, Film, TV, Videogames Posted by Jason McAnelly

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When Joss Whedon speaks, nerds everywhere listen.  And this article is being written in order to further the reach of the wise man’s words.  This time around, our overlord talks about his opinion of a Downey-less Avengers 2, the possibility of a Firefly kickstarter and his un-love of video games.  Check it all out after the jump.

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