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Archive for February 2009


February 17, 2009

It’s with mixed emotions that I welcome¬† the premiere of the new Joss Whedon series Dollhouse. On the one hand, it’s good to see Whedon back in the saddle, but the placement of Dollhouse in Firefly‘s old time slot on Friday nights (at least that was the slot before the network started shuffling it around) […]

“People know he’s not afraid of anything”

February 15, 2009

Episodes 11 (“Trash”) and 12 (“The Message”) on the Firefly DVD set are thematically linked by con games, with, in each episode, someone trying to con the Serenity crew. “Trash” is probably my least favorite episode in the series, and placing it back to back with “The Message” just further reveals how similar the two […]

New Western Blog

February 7, 2009

The Firefly and Western Literature blog has sprouted a new branch. The new blog is broader in topic, concerned with anything and everything related to the American West. Check out the new blog at The Official Blog of the Western Literature Association.