Poll: Would you like to hear the Babylon Podcast team do episode commentaries?

Babylon 5 Theater 2260

Since the poll numbers are running very high in favor of us popping up now and again with our own commentary on Babylon 5 episodes, you tell us which ones should be on the list to get the special commentary track treatment.

Planning for Future Babylon 5 fans

So, once we turn out the studio lights here, the long term plan is to keep the place shipshape and running as long as possible. It’s not like the Internet has shipping lanes that archival sites can be a danger to!

Claudia Christian interview on “Secrets of the Red Carpet”

On Saturday, October 6, Claudia Christian will appear on Secrets of the Red Carpet. This is a weekly live
show hosted by Luke Reichle (fashion expert and ABC’s “Castle” designer) that focuses on “style from the inside out” and features various fashion segments, a weekly guest, etc.

Babcast Label Brivari

A rare pressing of Babcast Brevari

Nigel Blackwood, intrepid reporter for Multiverse News (also featured on Slice of SciFi), has a knack for digging up interesting candid photographs, revealing secret scifi histories that we previously had no knowledge of.

Babylon 5 Tweets Seen Today

author Scott Lynch on the relentless fervor of his dog

Every week is typically very good for Babylon 5 related sayings and arguments on Twitter.

Today, I saw one, from an old friend no less, that had me laughing for hours. Thus, I share.

Schedule: Talking about the Books

Here is the updated podcast schedule for covering the B5 books, and the guests who have volunteered to join us (or lead us) in those discussions:

More on “Conferring on Babylon 5″

The Parliament of Dreams: Conferring on Babylon 5

So our discussion about the collection “The Parliament of Dreams: Conferring on Babylon 5″ was pushed back a week because of Tim’s work commitments. Without Tim’s input, I don’t think the discussion would have been as lively as it could have been, so I made the executive decision to push for one more week.

But the SF Foundation has given us permission to give you all a gift.

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What’s Your Favorite Babylon Podcast Quotable?

It’s taken longer than anticipated, but the random Babylon Podcast quotes are back in action (see the top of the sidebar).

Thing is, there isn’t a hearty collection of our one-liners, outtakes and gaffes just yet.

The AV Club Reviews “Babylon 5″

AVClub

Earlier this month, Rowan Kaiser began a rewatch and review of Babylon 5, beginning with the pilot episode, “The Gathering”. His comments led to us having a discussion about Stewart Copeland’s original score, and from there we continue to have more fun talking about one of our all-time favorite shows.

Babylon Podcast Schedule Update

We’ll be taking the month of June off as a hiatus, but we plan to be back on the live stream recording new shows on Wednesday, July 11 2012.

The Starfury and The Damage Done

Summer's FactoryX Models, v1

As promised, here are some photos of both the starfury and station models, with comparison shots between the normal stand for the station, and the now-mangled stand for the starfury, complete with the gouge in the base, and snapped off starboard side gun.

The Place: Ponyville 5

This is the Ponyville 5 intro parody that was mentioned in the chat room not too too long ago.