The Signal - Season 6 - It starts here

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The Signal is an award winning podcast, winner of the 2008 People's Choice Podcast Award in the category "Movies and Films", the 2007 Parsec Award in the category "Best Fan Podcast", and the 2006 People's Choice Podcast Award in the categories "Movies and Films" and "Best Produced". In addition, the Signal was also a finalist for the 2008 and 2006 Parsec Awards in the category "Best Fan Podcast".

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January ... December 2009
THE SIGNAL SEASON5
Regular features include: News from the 'Verse, Listener Emails, What's Your Serenity?, The Tale of the Verse, Music Section, Badger's World, Bold Moves, Sci-Fi Review, Big Damn Test Kitchen and the Speculation Segment This season also includes many special features, and interviews with Scott Allie (Dark Horse Comics editor), Beth Nelson (Can't Stop the Serenity coordinator), Andy Gore (QMx), Jason Palmer (Serenity prints artist), Jack Ward and Shannon Hilchie (Sonic Society), Steven Brust (author, My Kind of Freedom) and Marian Call (musician, Got to Fly)
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January ... December 2008
THE SIGNAL SEASON4
Regular features include: News from the 'Verse, Listener Emails, What's Your Serenity?, The Tale of the Verse, Music Section, Badger's World, Bold Moves, Sci-Fi Review, Big Damn Test Kitchen and the Speculation Segment This season also includes many special features, and interviews with Scott Allie (Dark Horse Comics editor), Beth Nelson (Can't Stop the Serenity coordinator), Andy Gore (QMx), Jason Palmer (Serenity prints artist), Jack Ward and Shannon Hilchie (Sonic Society), Steven Brust (author, My Kind of Freedom) and Marian Call (musician, Got to Fly)
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October ... November 2008
REFLECTED SIGNALS
The Signal was nominated for the 2008 People's Choice Podcast Awards over at podcastawards.com, in the category "Movies and Films". So we produced this series of short podcasts to mark that nomination, beg for votes, and entertain you. Hope you enjoy it.
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March ... December 2007
BADGER'S WORLD
It's a tough life being a henchman for Badger. Or at least, that's what Burt and Harry will tell you while sitting down to a quiet pint at Chen's Throat Emporium at the end of a long day's henching.
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July ... December 2007
MOONSHINE
Moonshine is a series of eight-minute audio dramas set in the universe of Joss Whedon's Firefly, which tells the tale of private eye Evelyn Driscoll, and her encounters with Blue Sun, Simon Tam, the Academy, and the Hands of Blue. It's a film noir detective series set in the Firefly universe.
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January ... December 2007
THE SIGNAL SEASON3
Regular features include: News from the 'Verse, Listener Emails, Expanding the 'Verse Music Section, Badger's World Borderline, Moonshine, Bold Moves, Sci-Fi Review, Big Damn Test Kitchen and the Speculation Segment This season also includes many special features, and interviews with Multiverse, Julie Rampke (Julesong, Big Damn Chefs), Sharon Hilchie and Jack Ward (Firefly Old Wounds), The Bellflower crew, JC Hutchins (Seventh Son), The Into the Black crew, Wayne Hutchinson (Dragon*Con), Andy Gore (QMx), Martin Firrell (the Hero project), Brian Wiser (Done the Impossible), Tabitha Smith (Strangely Literal), PJ Haarsma (Kids Need to Read), Jane Espenson (Serenity Found) and The Persephone Pickers.
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July ... August 2007
SUMMER OF SERENITY
Firefly Talk was nominated for the 2007 People's Choice Podcast Awards over at podcastawards.com, in the categories "Best Produced", and "Movies and Films". Together with Firefly Talk, we produced this series of short podcasts to mark that nomination, beg for votes, and entertain you. Hope you enjoy it.
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April 2506 ... July 2511
BORDERLINE
Borderline is a series of five-minute audio drama documentaries set in the universe of Joss Whedon's Firefly, documenting life on some of the Border and Rim worlds through the years of the Unification War ... from an Alliance point of view. Borderline is brought to you by Yoshida-Kendall Captures. Apparently.
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Wednesday 20th December 2006
SONGS FROM THE BLACK
The Signal - the Musical. Features include: Music Sections from previous episodes featuring Tree Leyburn, Jack Ward, the Firefly Music Project, Springbok, Sharon Bee, Mary Bowerman, Nathan Town, the great Luke Ski, Lich King and Michelle Dockrey. Play it again - Once more with Signal.
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February ... December 2006
THE SIGNAL SEASON2
Regular features include: News from the 'Verse, Listener Emails, Operation Sequel Music Section, Captain Reynolds' Way, Dear BDH, Borderline, Gaming in the 'Verse and the Speculation Segment This season also includes many special features, and interviews with Sheena Harden (Springbok), David Newman (the composer of Serenity) the One True B!x (Can't Stop the Serenity), the Firefly Music Project, Andy Gore and Steve Dinso (QMx), Tracy and Laura Hickman (Out in the Black), Jack Ward and Andrew Dorfman (Old Wounds), Mike Russell and Bill Mudren (Serenity Tales), Jeremy Neish, Brian Wiser, Tony Hadlock and Jared Nelson (Done the Impossible).
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July ... August 2006
THOUGHTS OF FIREFLY
The Signal was nominated for the 2006 People's Choice Podcast Awards over at podcastawards.com, in the categories "Best Produced", and "Movies and Films". We produced this series of short talks to mark that nomination, beg for votes, and get lots of really cool people to talk about Firefly. Hope you enjoy it.
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9th ... 20th December 2005
FANTASY FIREFLY
Originally aired as a weekly segment on Dragon Page Wingin' It, this is an alternative and less than serious take on the Firefly 'verse. Here we bring you episodes and stories from around the 'verse, that never happened! We interview the man who canceled Firefly, teach you how to speak Russian, bring you culinary delights for Reavers, and reveal the truth about Book's past.
Disclaimer: None of the above statements are necessarily true.
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June ... December 2005
THE SIGNAL SEASON1
Regular features include: News from the 'Verse, How to Speak Chinese, listener emails, the Blue Sun segment, and the regular music section. Mini-series include the Guerrilla Marketing section, How to Host a Shindig, and Done the Impossible. This season also includes many special features, and interviews with Michelle Dockrey, Adam Baldwin, Gina Torres, Ron Glass, Greg Edmonson, Morena Baccarin, Nathan Town, Keith DeCandido, Tracy Hickman, and Chris Buchanan.
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Badger Books
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Timeline
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Chinese
Chinese words and phrases you might find useful, links to Chinese resources on the web, and so on, can all be found here.

Feed Offer
If you're a podcaster with a Firefly podcast of your own, or you're thinking of making your own Firefly podcast, we offer to put one of your episodes onto our feed. See here for details.

Special Shows
We've made a few shows which aren't on our feed, including a special Firefly Primer for newbies. You can find them all here.