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31 October 2009

Lucy Confirmed for 2010 Xena Convention

Lucy has confirmed she will be at the 2010 Xena Convention in LA on 5 Feb (she will be appearing on Friday 5 Feb on her own and another segment with Renee).

This is the message that was sent out to Lucy's list by Sharon:


They've signed on and the announcement should be going out any moment now, so keep your eyes peeled on your inboxes. The webmaster is updating the convention website as we speak.

Lucy and Renee will do their duo spot on Friday and Lucy will do her solo spot that day. Renee will do her solo spot on Sunday as well as her photo ops and autographs.

For Tickets go to:



28 October 2009

Andrew Young NY Marathon Update

Andrew has raised $26,296.21 which is just phenomenonal! His marathon partner Vicki has raised $19,604.93 and they are both set for the 1 NOvember 2009 NY Marathon.

This is the latest from his donation page

STOP PRESS: If you want to track my progress (or lack of) online at the ING NY Marathon on Nov 1, my bib number is 41916.

This is my very public mid-life crisis. I figure if I'm going to attempt my first marathon in honour of Starship, it might as well be in the Big Apple to be witnessed by millions of encouraging onlookers.

I'm running with my mate Vikki Maclean and it's true we made a pact to do New York last year - and yes - after a glass of wine (or two). This my have fuelled our courage (and foolishness) but we've nonetheless stuck to our word.

We've also seen the light and have banished alcohol (well, almost) in favour of energy drinks, 5am daily wake ups to train (in the pitch black and cold) and ongoing strategising to ensure we reach the finish line. My coach Tim Morrison's unfailingly there with stop-watch and some evil course for me to complete each morning, when my body's just craving sleep and peace.

Luckily Lucy Lawless, our Starship Foundation ambassador and my good mate, is sometimes literally alongside us to keep the motivation going. She's also behind us as a very generous supporter for our run - thanks Lucy.



27 October 2009

AUSXIP Charity Auction Site

Hi folks,

After the AUSXIP Hacker Meltdown back in May, the auction site went kaboom and I had to bring up the backup ausxip auction site. After a short hiatus, it's now back to the AUSXIP Charity site with some new software and hopefully more secure site.

Click here to view

This is brand new so you will need to register again. The next auction is going to be Adrienne Wilkinson's Official Fan Club Charity Sale which is due in Mid November.

Click here to register

Click here for help pages

After the OAWFC Charity Sale, the next scheduled auction will be the huge AUSXIP Annual Auction to raise money for Starship and the ROC Outreach Fund. This will be in March 2010.

Many thanks!




27 October 2009

Lucy in The Media This Week

Here are some Lucy mentions from around the net this week:

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A Conversation with Zoe Bell
JA: You and Lucy Lawless are actually starring together in a new film, ANGEL OF DEATH. Tell us what we can expect from that project. ...

The following exerpt is from a longer article about Liberty Media who have a stake in Starz who are producing Spartacus.


Spartacus, slated to air in January 2010, has generated the most buzz . It stars Xena: Warrior Princess and Battlestar Galactica actress Lucy Lawless and one of its executive producers is Spider-Man director Sam Raimi.

"Spartacus could be a franchise for us," Starz executive vice president and chief financial officer Glenn Curtis said at the investors meeting.

Curtis said screenings for the Spartacus series sold out at MIPCOM in Cannes, France, this month and that Starz sales executives took more than 200 meetings about the series at that television syndication bazaar.

Starz has already made plans for a home video release (on Starz's own Anchor Bay entertainment), a video game and a motion comic tied to the series.

"All of this is to extend the reach and the frequency of Spartacus, to make people aware," Curtis said.

Click here to read the full article



25 October 2009

Sign on Lucy Radio Advert

  Lucy has recorded an audio advert to be played on NZ radio to promote Sign On.

Click on the link to listen to Lucy's radio promo




23 October 2009

Lucy on NZ Sunrise TV Show - Video Interview

lucylawless.jpgLucy's Sunrise Interview - 23 October 2009

She fought fantasy battles as a warrior princess, now she is battling to save the planet.

Lucy Lawless is the perfect person to kick off Sunrise's new segment - Driver's Seat
News submitted by George



22 October 2009

Lucy on NZ Sunrise Show Tomorrow

Lucy will be appearing on the NZ Sunrise Show on 23 October 2009 according to some twitter posts from TV3 station in New Zealand (see below):


Seth Green and Lucy Lawless talk to Sunrise, tomorrow from 7am.
about 3 hours ago from web

Sunrise - 7am - 9am weekdays
Friday on Sunrise
A special Sunrise treat - Lucy Lawless, actor Seth Green, how to handle a year without sex, and another celebrity hits the speedway.

News contributed by Barbara Davies



21 October 2009

International Day of Climate Action 24 October 09

The following was posted by Greenpeace and sent out via email. No mention of Lucy attending but there are 40 locations around Auckland that she may or may not attend. If you are not in Auckland, the Greenpeace site has a world map and locations for themed events in your country/area.

Click here to view

On October 24, the International Day of Climate Action - organised by - will cover almost every country on earth. It's going to be biggest day of environmental action in history,so make sure you're part of it!

As the first country to see the sun, it'll be up to New Zealand to kick off the global day in style. There are over a hundred "350"-themed events planned - from planting 350 trees, to dancing in Britomart (Auckland), to human sculptures (Wellington), to impromptu choirs (Christchurch), to school bike rides (Masterton), to a massive Spring Food Festival (Dunedin).

Click here to find the event for you!



20 October 2009

Lucy at Wellington College - Video

The following has been posted by Greenpeace and the Sign On Official Site and it's of Lucy at Wellington College on 15 October 2009.

Many thanks to Jo for the link!



19 October 2009

Swinging With The Stars At Supernova

The latest issue of the Starship Foundation newsletter, Reach Out Summer 2010 edition has a nice little write up about the Starship Supernova event and a Lucy photo:

Reach Out (Starship Newsletter) Summer 2010 - Swinging with the stars at Supernova.

You may not have been present in person, but as a member of our Starship Family you were certainly present in spirit -- from any distance. Did you feel the swing?

Read more about the Starship Supernova Swing Event

Donate To Starship

Read more Starship News



19 October 2009

Lucy Lawless Woos College Boys - Sign On Campaign

The Official Sign On Blog has an article about Lucy's trip to Wellington College. From the report it sure looks like Lucy has added the young men to her fan base (welcome boys!)

"Boys, may I introduce to you....Miss Lucy Lawless!"

It's possible that the assembly hall of nearly 1,000 young males had never had such an exciting visitor. The Warrior Princess herself had taken the stage at Wellington College. She had the youth of today; the leaders of tomorrow, in the palm of her hand....

She lectured them about shower length. "I mean, come on, you're clean after five minutes. Showers aren't for entertainment boys!" Silence, then giggles. Then it was difficult to get them all to focus again.

Click here to read full article

Click here for full coverage of Lucy's Wellington Visit

News contributed by Barbara Davies




19 October 2009

Lucy DVD News - The L Word Season 6

The L Word Season 6 is being released on DVD on 20 October 2009 with Lucy in the first episode and the last episode as Sgt Mary Beth Duffy.

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"The L Word," final season

Jenny turns up dead at the start of the sixth and final season of the Showtime drama series. It stars Jennifer Beals, Marlee Matlin and Pam Grier. Guest stars include Elizabeth Berkley, Lucy Lawless, Jane Lynch and Wallace Shawn. Three discs, eight episodes, DVD extras: two featurettes and photos shot by Beals during the entire series. From Paramount Home Entertainment.

Read the Press Release here

For more about Lucy's role on The L Word go to the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless The L Word subsite

News submitted by Barbara Davies



16 October 2009

Upcoming Photo Club Episode Stills - Friend In Need

5.jpgThe following message has been posted by Sharon regarding the next issue of the Official Xena Photo Club which has new episode stills for Friend In Need.

There's a couple there that I can go without ever seeing again but there are some gorgeous ones in particular #5 (Xena) and #6 (Gabrielle). #2 is a little disturbing and #4 a lot disturbing..hate that particular scene..despise it with a passion.

The message reads:

Photos From A Friend In Need

You have got to check out the Xena photo club for June and July. It's "A Friend In Need." I found some stunning shots of Lucy and Renee and also scenes we've never had stills from before. Take a peek.



16 October 2009

Lucy in NZ Media - Wellington College News and Pics

The Southland Times and the Dominion Post both feature Lucy's Wellington College visit - and the same article but with different pics.

The Southland Times 16 October 2009 Lawless acts for climate change.
IN A nurse's uniform, Lucy Lawless turned heads - and bandaged up arms - all in the name of climate change. The actress left her warrior princess days behind for ''street theatre'' in Manners Mall, Wellington, yesterday...

The Dominion Post 16 October 2009 Climate Of Care Called For

N A nurse's uniform, Lucy Lawless turned heads - and bandaged up arms - all in the name of climate change. The actress left her warrior princess days behind for ''street theatre'' in Manners Mall, Wellington, yesterday...

The Official Greenpeace site has added more pics to the galleries from the event



15 October 2009

Lucy at Wellington College 15 Oct - Pictures

The pictures of Lucy at Wellington College which she attended as part of the sign on Campaign have been released.

Check them out here

Lucy lawless attends climate emergency in Wellington

A climate emergency response is underway Wellington. Sign On ambassador and actress Lucy Lawless is "head medic" at a climate emergency tent in Manners Mall. All comers are being fitted with the iconic blue arm casts bearing the message C'mon john - Sign ON!

Climate Change is a true emergency," said Lawless. It's the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced. We need all hands on deck. Photos are coming in live from mobile phone operators on the ground: Read and View Pics

For the Official Greenpeace HQ photos go here

For more about Lucy's Sign On Ambassador Role - Check out the Sign On Subsite



15 October 2009

Lucy Starship Supernova Swing Photos

Focal Point Photos has some great photos of Lucy at the Starship Supernova Swing event on 16 September 2009 in Auckland. Click on the images for the larger versions.

For more on the Starship Supernova Swing concert, go to the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Starship Supernova Swing subsite for photos, video, report and news related to the concert.

Photo links submitted by Barbara Davies



14 October 2009

Lucy Lawless At Climate Emergency Tent In Wellington

Thursday 15 October 2009 - Actress Lucy Lawless will be in Wellington today, talking to Wellington College students about climate change, and playing "head medic" at a climate emergency tent in Manners Mall.

Lawless is one of a range of high-profile New Zealanders who're ambassadors for Greenpeace's Sign On campaign (, which is aimed at encouraging Prime Minister John Key to go to the UN climate talks in Copenhagen in December and commit to a 40% by 2020 emission reduction target.

Over 130,000 people have joined the campaign.



13 October 2009

Lucy NZ Music Awards Video and Screencaptures

The tape has crossed the ditch (many many thanks to Jo for the tape) and it's now available for viewing on the AUSXIP YouTube Channel and Screencaptures.

Click here to view screencaptures  |  Click here for more photos and related news about this event



12 October 2009

Lucy at Darby's Barbie Event - Video

The video from the Sign On Event on the weekend "Darby's Barbie" is now on youtube!
Check it out and many thanks to Jo for the link! For more about this event go to the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Events Page



12 October 2009

Upcoming Lucy Sign On Event Wellington College

On Thursday the 15th of October Wellington College will play host to Lucy Lawless and the Greenpeace Sign On team to raise awareness about climate change. The day will consist of a series of assemblies and fun events which are designed to encourage students to think about the local and global issues surrounding climate change.

Press Release: Wellington College
12 October 2009

Wellington College goes blue for Climate Change.

On Thursday the 15th of October Wellington College will play host to Lucy Lawless and the Greenpeace Sign On team to raise awareness about climate change. The day will consist of a series of assemblies and fun events which are designed to encourage students to think about the local and global issues surrounding climate change.

Two morning assemblies will start with students addressing their peers and end with Ms Lawless talking about her experiences as part of the Greenpeace Sign On team. Students will be encouraged to take action on climate change by signing on and will be shown how even simple changes in their personal habits can have positive impacts on the health of the planet. Students will also be taking home Sign On sheets so their friends and families can participate too.



12 October 2009

HQ Lucy Photos from Auckland Peace March

  The World March For Peace and Non Violence site has posted a HQ photo of Lucy at the Auckland Peace Heritage Walk on 27 September 2009. The event was a rehearsal for the start of the World March For Peace and Non Violence which will begin on 2 October 2009 in New Zealand and circle the globe and end in the Andes in January.

Lucy marched under a Chinese-style dragon made from the sails of the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior -- sunk by French agents in Auckland in 1985 -- in the Auckland Peace Heritage Walk around central Auckland.

The site says:

"Lucy Lawless is the internationally renowned actor born in New Zealand. She is widely known for her role as Xena in the hit TV series "Xena: Warrior Princess". Since then she has starred in many films. Lucy is currently campaigning with Greenpeace for the Climate Change awareness Sign-On Petition."

On the picture: Lucy Lawless with Keith Locke MP, Mayors for Peace Vice-President Bob Harvey and NZ Coordinator of the World Peace March Alyn Ware.

Download HQ Photos | Download PDF

Photo Links submitted by Barbara Davies



11 October 2009

Lucy In The NZ Sunday Papers...

Lucy is once again featured in the NZ Herald on Sunday Vibe Magazine 11 October 2009 supplement. I've added the scan and not the blurb.

Click here to view

The Sunday Star Times 11 October 2009 has an article about the Darby's BBQ and a picture of Lucy at the event.

Click here to view

The other Lucy mention is again from the Herald on Sunday 11 October 2009 - a small blurb about Danny Patrios from the D&M Salon at Ponsonby. He is interviewed about his hairdressing salon. He was asked if he has any famous clients and he lists Lucy.



10 October 2009

More Lucy Photos From NZ Music Awards

Three new photos have popped up on Flickr of Lucy on stage at 44th Annual RIANZ Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2009 on 08 October 2009

Click on the images to take you the larger versions.

Click here to view the 44th Annual RIANZ Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2009 Subsite

Photo Links Submitted by Barbara Davies



9 October 2009

Lucy At Sign On Darby Barbie Event in Auckland

Lucy was out and about today at helping kick off a nationwide fund-raising drive to help pay Prime Minister John Key's way to the UN climate talks in Copenhagen in December, with a "Darby Barbie" in Auckland.


The official Sign On Site has the latest with some gorgeous new Lucy photos!

"Some say I'm pretty handy on the barbie after two years working as a BBQ sales technician, so I thought I'd prove this in order to help get Mr. John Key to the ball," said Mr Darby, from outside the Warehouse store in Newmarket, where his sausage sizzle took place. Other Sign On ambassadors, including actress Keisha Castle-Hughes and Lucy Lawless, also took up tongs.

Read More

Lucy said in her blog today in part:

I am off to a Sign On promotion today. Putting pressure on our government reps to come clean on Carbon Emissions policies. Climate Change is The No. 1 issue facing the human race. PLEASE SIGN ON TO A CLIMATE CHANGE GROUP IN YOUR AREA!!




9 October 2009

New Lucy Message on Official Lucy Site

Lucy has posted a new blog about several things including The Lucy Lawless Feel The Love Day (she mentioned that we should lose the Lucy Lawless bit from it). Nahhhhh....

I HTML clipboardwholeheartedly disagree with this on a mega scale but that's just my opinion - the whole thing was started because of Lucy's generous spirit and frankly I think it should continue to be called Lucy Lawless Feel The Love Day (Week). It's a special week for Lucy fans to show her how much she means to us.

In part Lucy's message said about the Sign On Promotion today (aka Darby's Barbie - see the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Events Page for more info about that and pictures)

I am off to a Sign On promotion today. Putting pressure on our government reps to come clean on Carbon Emissions policies. Climate Change is The No. 1 issue facing the human race. PLEASE SIGN ON TO A CLIMATE CHANGE GROUP IN YOUR AREA!!

Click here to read Lucy's message



9 October 2009

AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Site Updates

I've been doing some behind the scenes stuff to the site to get it all nice and updated. The following sections have been updated:

  • The Lucy Lawless E Profile Page has been reorganised. The video clips which were offline are back online and are now viewable online through the AUSXIP YouTube Channel
  • Lucy's Show Reel link has been added to the About Lucy Page.
  • Reorganised the About Lucy Page which is now a directory to make it alot easier to find the ever expanding sections and subsites of AUSXIP Lucy Lawless
  • Lucy Lawless FAQ
  • Lucy Lawless Videos - that's now organised with the latest new updates to make it easier to find the latest videos. I will be using the AUSXIP YouTube Channel more rather than making videos available for download (saves on the bandwidth for the site)
  • The Premieres and Events subsite is now two sections - the main Events Page (aka Out and About) and the Social Awareness and Charity Subsites. Lucy lends her name to a great many social awareness / charity events (ie Sign On, PAW Justice, Starship etc) and having the two sections makes it easier to find the charity event or other events.



8 October 2009

Lucy Pictures from NZ Music Awards 8 October 2009

  Pictures of Lucy are now starting to come through from the 44th Annual RIANZ Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2009 which were held last night. Photos from Getty Images and the Run Of the Show program guide.

Jo and I had mega fun live blogging the event and there is now a subsite created for adding pics and video (when it crosses the ditch).

Click here to view the 44th Annual RIANZ Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2009 Subsite

Photo links submitted by Barbara Davies



8 October 2009

Live Blogging the NZ Music Awards....

Okay now what does one do on a Thursday night? You get on the phone to a mate - in this case Jo whom I'm having watch the show - it's a real hardship - who is giving me updates. Yes I'm sure there is better things to do but this is fun so...

Lucy is not on yet but due any minute...

Somebody else won an award (apart from Midnight Youth and Ladyhawke who have been winning everything)....and SmashProof...

Ladyhawke performing...Lucy to follow...listening to Ladyhawke...

Jo and I have nothing better to do....LOL! Fashion description from two fashion rejects..should be interesting...heh...

Lucy is introduced to a rousing reception and she's wearing....pants! (fashion rejects very descriptive prose (we should get a fashion gig does one do that?) they were charcoal grey...and have no idea who the designer is...we have no clue who she was wearing although the t-shirt was a Greenpeace designer label) Lucy is sporting black boots...pants...and a white "Come On John" Sign On t-shirt and THE ORANGE wig from Spartacus....Good one Lucy! John Key is in the audience....

Lucy is being Lucy...just precious....(watch the video to come later, words cannot tell the whole story) - she's having a fun time!

The winner of the award was LADYHAWKE (single and album of the year...she should stay on stage...she's winning everything)!

and that's it and we can mercifully end this live blog <g>

Tonight's madness brought to you by MaryD and Jo...and NZ Telecom <vbg>

Video and Photos to follow....



8 October 2009

Lucy Pictures from 2008 Starship Bed Making Comp

Lucy Lawless At Starship Hospital in Bed Making Comp 25 November 2008 - There's some new pics of Lucy at the Starship event in 2008 on the Fairfax Media Site. You can view other pics from this event on AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Events Page

About The Event

Starship Foundation Trustee Lucy Lawless spent time this week making beds with Lorraine Lea Linen, who donated $115 000 to the children's charity. The linen company had raised funds in August through the Party for Kids with Cancer® initiative, to help rebuild the Starship Hospital's cancer unit. Lucy Lawless took part in a bed making competition in Starship's Atrium, and accepted a giant check on behalf of the Starship Foundation.

The following pics are available on the site:



7 October 2009

Lucy At NZ Music Awards Tonight In Auckland

Lucy Presenting An Award at NZ Music Awards According to the NZ Herald today (8 October 2009), Lucy will be at the NZ Music Awards and presenting an award. The last time Lucy was at the Awards was back on 30 April 2003 where she hosted the awards.

At this year's awards, Lucy's presenting awards 17 & 18 (single & album of the year), together with Jason Kerrison (who appeared at the Supernova)  
The red carpet is on TV fom 7:30pm - 8:30pm, show at 8:30pm - 10:30pm.

Other guest presenters tonight in the show hosted by Dai Henwood include Aussie rock trio The Living End, Lucy Lawless, Warriors Jerome Ropati, Jesse Royal, and Manu Vatuvei.

The action on the red carpet at Vector Arena starts from 6pm - but the first 200 fans to turn up at 4pm get access to the moshpit inside. On TV, C4 has live coverage from 4pm, covering arrivals from 6pm to 7pm, the broadcasting the show itself from 8.30pm. There are free buses from Victoria St (opposite SkyCity) to the arena from 4 to 6pm.



7 October 2009

Lucy Pictures From Around The Net

This is a roundup of new/old pics of Lucy that I happened to find recently that were new to me. The larger sized images are linked to the sites where they were originally found.

Auckland Actors Lucy CV. Lucy's acting CV has been updated (although it only goes up to 2007 with Football Wives). The thing that is most interesting is the new pic. It seems to be part of the collection from the photos that were sold through her fan club but her hair appears lighter so it might be a new photoshoot (around 2007) or it just looks that way. I haven't seen it before.

Another piece is that they haven't fixed the movie title for Eurotrip. It's still called The Ugly Americans. Click on the image for the larger scan.

2006 NZ Auckland Cup

Here's a different look at Lucy from the 2006 NZ Auckland Cup  (where she went to raise money for Starship).

Look at what Lucy is standing on so her heels won't sink into the grass :) Click on the image for the larger scan

For more photos and video from this event go to the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Events Page

Lucy In Grease 1997

I don't think I've seen this before. Lucy from her Grease days being goofy with Michelle Kittrell.
From Michelle's official site.

Click on the image for the larger scan


Lucy and Alec Adorian.

Lucy and her Celebrity Duets designer Alec Adorian. He has these photos up on his site.





The other pics of Lucy are the same as the ones on the official site with Lucy showing off Alec's dresses.

2007 Comic Con / SciFi / ET Weekly Party

Lucy Lawless Attends
Entertainment Weekly/Sci Fi Comic-Con Celebration
Hotel Solamar
San Diego, CA United States

July 29, 2007 Lucy Lawless, SCI FI Channel/Entertainment Weekly party

Click on the image for the larger scan

Click here to see more images from this event on AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Event


MegaJim Blog

Don't know when this was taken by it's the Blonde Lucy phase :)


Click on the image for the larger scan




6 October 2009

2010 Official Xena Calendars Pre-Order

XE-CAL2010Combo.jpgThe following announcement was sent out by Creation Entainment today:

It's time to place your order for the 2010 Official XENA CALENDARS! We have two super-cool calendars coming, each limited to an edition of 1,000. They are titled "The Journey Continues" and "A Life Together".

We have a special offer to those that purchase both calendars....

A FREE hand-signed autographed photo of a favorite Xena celebrity! You have a 25% chance of getting a Lucy Lawless or Renee O'Connor autographed photo. Other autographed photos include Claire Stansfield, Victoria Pratt, Adrienne Wilkinson, Jennifer Sky, or Britney Powell. EVERYONE WINS SOMETHING: so order today while our supplies last! THIS AUTOGRAPH BONUS OFFER ONLY IS AVAILABLE UNTIL OCTOBER15!

Click here to order



6 October 2009

Pleasuredome Concert and Xena Con DVD News

  Sharon Delaney has posted on her twitter account that the 2009 Lucy Concert - Pleasuredome (that was AMAZING and Lucy took her concert performance to another level) and the 2009 Xena Convention will be hopefully available at the 2010 Xena Convention in February 2010.

Lucy Lawless Pleasuredome 2009 concert-2009 Xena convention-hope to have ready for sale by 2010 Xena convention 
- Source

For more about Lucy's Pleasuredome Concert - go to the AUSXIP Flawless Diva Pleasuredome Concert Page with images, report and video clips



5 October 2009

Lucy Video and Caps - 2004 New Zealand Idol

In May 2004 Lucy appeared on New Zealand Idol as a guest judge. During that time, NZ Jester sent me the video tape and there were clips made and screencaptures created but they wern't linked (!) so I've created a new page for Lucy's guest judge role.

Combined the 6 clips I had online previously into one large video clip which I've posted to the AUSXIP YouTube channel. Also added screencaptures.

Click here to view video and captures



4 October 2009

Xena Episode Stills - Season 4 Ep 21 Ides of March

The Ides of March - one of my all time favourite episodes. Season 4 episode 21 - scanned two high res images that were initially from my collection. They were autographed by Lucy and Renee and sold at one of the AUSXIP Auctions. Click here to view all the images from this episode

Log Line:
Callisto returns to tempt Xena, as Caesar plans to declare himself emperor.

Montage #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 | Review | Screengrabs

A little bit of Trivia: Lucy was pregnant with Julius when this was being filmed. During the filming of Endgame or Ides (can't remember which but I think it was Endgame), a 60 minutes crew (from Australia - which airred April 1999) interviewed Lucy and she cryptically alluded to the pregnancy but didn't reveal was a few days later after this interviewed airred that the news of Lucy's pregnancy became public.

I'm not even going to try and explain how I remember this 10 year old interview...I do remember thinking at the time of the interview that Lucy was being unusually coy and wondered how she had broken a rib (I think that's what it was) that the fandom hadn't heard about when Charles Wooley (the reporter and believe it or not I still remember the guy's name...someone cue the Twilight Zone theme) asked her to do a flip or something equally as silly. 

I have a very odd memory...this one must have stuck in the groove instead of going through the swiss cheese holes in my noggin.



4 October 2009

Lucy DVD News The L Word Season 6

The L Word Season 6 is being released on DVD on 20 October 2009. Lucy guest starred in the first episode and in the final episode of this ground breaking show as Sgt Mary Beth Duffy

Product Description
Unresolved romances and a long-simmering film project finally bear fruit in the sixth season of The L Word®. Dreams come true and new life paths are forged for many of the series' characters this year, but not without the The L Word's trademark provocative storylines, sizzling sexuality, and heart-rending emotion.

Click here to Pre-order from


For more on Lucy's episodes with articles, video and screencaptures to go:

Season 6: Episode 1: Long Nights Journey Into Day
Season 6: Episode 8: The Last Word
The L Word - Retrospective
Webisodes: The L Word Interrogation Tapes



2 October 2009

Starship Supernova Swing Raises $110,000

Starship's super concert, The Starship Supernova Swing, was a huge success and the final tally for the amount raised on the night has been updated to $110,000. That is phenomenonal! It was such a spectacular night by all the performers who worked for nothing and made it such a special night. Lucy, as always, was on fire and the other performers - Jason Kerrison, Kirsten Morrell, James Reid, Dave Gibson, Peter Urlich, Nathan King, The Lady Killers, Nerida Lister, Monty Betham, The Tuxedo Swing Orchestra and Shane Cortese were SUPERB.

For more about the Starship Supernova Swing, you can view images, video and my own report of the night by going to the AUSXIP Flawless Diva Starship Supernova Swing Subsite



2 October 2009

Big Names Back March - Taranaki Daily News

The Taranaki Daily News (NZ) today (03 October 2009) has a brief mention of Lucy in relation to the World March For Peace that will start in NZ. What's so interesting about this blurb (other than the fact this piece of info was hidden on page 3 of the paper) is the following:

HTML clipboardThe march has been endorsed by figures in politics, sport and entertainment, including the Dalai Lama, Yoko Ono and Lucy Lawless...

That just brings a smile to your face, doesn't it?

Click here to read the transcript

For more about the World March and Lucy's attendance at the Auckland Peace March go to the AUSXIP Lucy Lawless Event Subsite



1 October 2009

Out and About Subsite Update with September Events

September has been a very busy month for Lucy sightings during various events around Auckland in addition to the Starship Supernova Swing concert on 16 September 2009.

I've created pages for the following events containing related posts, photos and, where available, video, of these events: