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April 1st, 2010

Firefly: Still Flying – The Tech Notes

A friend of mine once said the best job is the one you’d do for free, but don’t have to. If that’s the case, then I have the best job imaginable, because I get to make awesome stuff for even more awesome people. And I get to work with shows and movies I love and a creative community I admire and respect – enormously.

I can’t really say enough about how awed and humbled we all are here at QMx by the fact that we’re even allowed to play in these brilliant peoples’ sandboxes. So you’ll understand that when Jane Espenson, executive producer of Caprica, co-executive producer of Battlestar Galactica and scribe of one of the most memorable episodes of Firefly, asked me to be her technical editor on her first new Firefly story in over eight years, I was struck dumb.

Well, perhaps not completely dumb: I squeed. I squeed long and I squeed loud. And I, dear reader, am not someone who squees for anything.

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December 19th, 2009

A Browncoat Holiday

Hello, Core-Techs! Sorry for the long silence, but since landing that Firefly license last month we’ve been knee-deep in the Fox reference library, uncovering Browncoat treasures galore (for example, this lovely shot of our own Capt. Tightpants relaxing on his bridge).

But that’s not really what I’m here to discuss. No, I’m here to let you know we’re going to be celebrating the holidays the best way we know how – by posting lots of goodies and shiny surprises for you here the week between Christmas and New Year. And we’ll be starting on Christmas Day with a personal gift from me to the Browncoat community.

So when you’re done opening presents Christmas morning, be sure to drop by the Firefly Ship Works. We’ll have a something all wrapped up and waiting for you. – ag