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The FX Team Behind Firefly Released a 15th Anniversary Video and It’s Hitting Us Right in the Feels

You can't take the sky from me *sobs internally*

On the 15th anniversary of Joss Whedon's beloved but short-lived series Firefly, the VFX company Zoic Studios has released a tribute video. The video features several VFX highlights from the series in a sweet, moving tribute to the franchise. The series holds a special meaning for Zoic Studios, as it was their first series gig that put them on the map.

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The Firefly Crew Returns in a Brand New Book Series

The Big Damn Heroes are back

Fans of Firefly rejoice: the cult favorite sci-fi show returns with a brand new book series. Titan Books and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products have teamed up to publish a new series of official titles within the Firefly canon, with Joss Whedon serving as consulting editor. The first book, Firefly: Big Damn Hero, by Nancy Holder hits shelves in October.

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Oh Captain, My Captain, the Scifi Legacy of Gina Torres. Stay Shiny Captain!

Watching Gina Torres gave me representation, gave me joy, and most of all, gave me serenity. 

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Things We Saw Today: Hillary Clinton’s What Happened Outsells All Other Non-Fiction Books of the Past Five Years

Hillary Clinton's What Happened has already sold 300,000 copies in hardcover, ebook, and audiobook combined! That's more than any other non-fiction book in the last five years.

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10 Characters From Sci-Fi We Never Want to Meet

We're more than grateful that these villains are fictitious.

Science fiction is full of dastardly villains and terrifying creatures, but these ten characters from movies, books, and TV are the worst of the worst.

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Things We Saw Today: Meet Martha, The 125-Pound Mastiff Who Was Very Rudely Named World’s “Ugliest Dog”

Don't listen to them, Martha. You're stunning as h*ck.

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Netflix’s April Losses Are a Bloodbath of Our Favorites, but They’ve Got Some Great Additions in New MST3K and Bill Nye

Netflix might as well have staked us in the heart.

Every month, we pore over the list of what Netflix is adding and losing, rejoicing in the coming of new favorites and mourning the loss of classics—and the desperate impossibility of binging it all in the few days remaining. This month, those feelings are especially acute, since we're losing Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The X-Files, and the original seasons of Arrested Development but replacing them with Mystery Science Theater and Bill Nye.

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Things We Saw Today: Everybody Photoshopped Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Dog Into Everything and It’s All Amazing

If you want to spend the rest of your day looking at Lin-Manuel Miranda's dog, Tobi, photoshopped into a bunch of different photos, then look no further.

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Firefly Cast Honors the Memory of Ron Glass

"There's no place I can be / since I've found Serenity."

Many of Glass' former Firefly castmates took to social media over the weekend to share fond memories of their late co-star--including Nathan Fillion, Jewel Staite, Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin and Sean Maher--as well as the show's creator Joss Whedon.

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8 Fictional Relationships That Avoid Plot-Swallowing Tropes

When the romance is one part of a well-balanced whole.

Depending on where you hang out on the Internet, it's become somewhat of a popular idea lately to be critical of romance plot lines in our entertainment. That said, there are more kinds of love than the romantic, you can have love without a triangle, and there are also good stories with solid characters who just happen to be in love, and whose romance does not overshadow the plot and other characters.

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Things We Saw Today: Watch The Season 2 Daredevil Trailer as Recreated in Fallout 4

So we've all seen the Daredevil season 2 trailer, right? Well, someone got it in their heads to make a version of it in Fallout 4. I'm particularly a fan of their version of Matt Murdock--it's all in those red glasses.

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Syfy’s The Expanse Is the Best Damn Space Show Since Firefly, and You Should Be Watching Right Now

You didn't watch Firefly, did you? Admit it! Not when it was on air, anyway. You didn’t watch, and the show was canceled. It's basically your fault. Now go turn on your TV or go to and start watching The Expanse.

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Wear Your Browncoat Fandom on Your Sleeve (or Dress) With these Firefly Fashions From Living Dead

The world could always use more geek fashions, and sometimes as popular franchises with current offerings like Star Wars, Doctor Who, or the Hunger Games get all the geek fashion love. Well, Living Dead Clothing has gone back into the geek treasure trove for inspiration with their new Firefly: Big Damn Heroes line, created in conjunction with 20th Century Fox!

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The Mary Sue Holiday 2015 Gift Guide, Part 4: Stuff and Things

Got a gift recipient in need of some whosits and whatsits? Fear not!

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The Social Surrogacy Hypothesis: Why You Still Miss Firefly

Last night, my partner and I watched an episode of How I Met Your Mother for the first time since the finale. We were browsing through Netflix for something quick and funny, and decided it was time to be nostalgic and watch Neil Patrick Harris as Barney singing about his love of suits. I expected to be entertained. I expected to laugh. What I didn’t expect was to feel sad.

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Why Did Serenity Work On So Many Levels?

Because it defied genre and type (and oh yeah, all those loyal Browncoats).

In their latest installment, Digging Deeper go in on the 2005 film Serenity, juxtaposing the famous film follow-up to the Firefly television series against famous John Wayne movies and other Westerns and space Westerns alike so you can see just how influenced it was by the predecessors of the genre.

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The Cast of Firefly is Game For a Second Season

You can't take the sky from us Browncoats.

At New York Comic-Con on Saturday, Nathan Fillion (Mal Reynolds), Gina Torres (Zoe Washburne), Jewel Staite (Kaylee Frye) and Alan Tudyk (Hoban Washburne) reunited to talk about the show that loyal Browncoats, both long-time fans and new viewers, are still mourning the loss of.

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5 Ways Con Man Will Satisfy Your Firefly Itch

Bringing the gang back together.

We can only write so much fan fiction before an opportunity like this one, created by Alan Tudyk, seems just too good to be true: getting the old gang back together for one last go in a series called Con Man.

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If/Then: If You Like Star Wars, Here’s What Else You Need to Watch & Read

Us gals have enough trouble enjoying our interests without being called ‘fake geek girls’ and asking for recommendations can be an invitation for this type of attack depending on who you're talking to. We’ve created this series to help you navigate the huge selection of geeky movies, TV shows, and reading material out there!

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Remembering the Loss: The Stages of Grief Through Fictional Characters We’ve Loved and Lost

TV has been a staple of my life and how I looked at the world even before I knew what the world was even about. With all the happiness and joy that TV brought me there was also a dark side. A dark side of intense feels and loss in, what felt like, a real way.

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