Babylon 5 DVD Sale

Amazon.com has Babylon 5 DVDs on sale, as part of their Holiday sale extravaganza. Right now, you can get all 5 seasons, the Movies Collection and Crusade for 50% off! Since that prices each set at $29.99, I’m guessing this is “while supplies last”. So for all of you introducing friends to Babylon 5, you […]

Official Lost Tales news

The official news from Warner Brothers is finally being released: Courtesy of Gord Lacey at TVShowsOnDVD.com: Babylon 5: The Lost Tales to Begin Production on November 13, 2006 BURBANK, CA, November 13, 2006 – Warner Home Video (WHV) and Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) have announced the start of production of “Babylon 5: The Lost Tales,” […]

Babylon 5 Smart Pop proposal

The folks who listened to this past Wednesday’s live feed already heard me wax passionate on this, but now I’m throwing it out to the wider Babylon Podcast audience, and perhaps even the wider B5 fan base (based on Chris-In-Indy posting my call to the rastb5.moderated newsgroup). BenBella Books is publisher of the wildly popular […]

Dragon*Con

I’m in Atlanta this weekend for Dragon*Con, and I met a few Babylon 5 regulars Friday. I introduced myself to Julie Caitlin-Brown, who is just as funny and feisty in person as she is on the phone, and to Stephen Furst, who eventually did remember what I was talking about. Mira Furlan was ethereal and […]

Metal Armour Stilettos on B5

Thomas in Flagstaff emails us with heads-up about a post he came across today at BoingBoing.net: Metal armour stiletto heels from Babylon 5 by Sword & Stone They were crafted by Tony Swatton, and Sword & Stone can produce replicas for fans to purchase (6-10 week turnaround, $3000-5000 cost). Also, anyone heading to Comic-Con next […]

New B5 Info and Links

First, here are some links to the stories about the Warner Bros / BitTorrent deal we talked about in Show #16: Slice of SciFi: WB and BitTorrent say “I do” Forbes: Parsons’ Warner Bros. To Sell Content Via BitTorrent E! Online: Warner Bros. Down with Downloading SF Chronicle: BitTorrent goes legal in Warner film deal […]

Original Babylon 5 Pilot sighting confirmed

More than 4 sightings has to be considered confirmed positive identification, right? I want to thank everyone who’s let us know that the version of “The Gathering” that’s available to view for free at AOL’s In2TV is the original cut that aired back in 1993. Since I use Macs, I can’t view them for myself, […]

Babylon 5 on Broadband is Here!

It’s now official: the AOL & Warner Bros Cable broadband TV project, In2TV, is ready to go. Press release: America Online and Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution are set to debut Wednesday their broadband TV network, In2TV. In2TV will offer nearly 14,000 shows from 400 classic TV series in an ad-supported, online service. Thousands of […]

News: UK Fan Event

In Show #4, the event in the UK that Pat Tallman mentioned is Collectormania, and details can be found at the website. Other guests scheduled to appear include Mira Furlan, Alan Tudyk and Ron Glass from Firefly and Serenity, Julie Benz (Angel), Lance Henriksen (Aliens, Millenium), and many more. If you’re in the UK at […]

JMS New Project News

Our good friends over at SFFAudio.com are reporting that J. Michael Straczynski has finally begun production on a radio drama for the Canadian airwaves, “The Adventures of Apocalypse Al”. More details can be found here.

A Great Voice has left us

It was mentioned in comments, but does deserve more of a tribute than a mention. Andreas Katsulas, the actor who brought G’Kar to life through both deliberate actions and memorable words, died from lung cancer on the morning of February 13. His performance as G’Kar was nuanced and masterful, as we saw that character grow […]

So, what do you want to hear?

Okay, here’s the deal. Jeffrey Willerth is in Phoenix for a couple of days, and he and I, along with Michael and Lorrie Mennenga, recorded what could be another Babylon Podcast episode. Key phrase: “could be”. It started out as a discussion/chat session, but since there was a bit of beer and tequila involved, the […]