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August 31

(SPOILER) More S7x01 pictures posted at Forums4Fans. (Registration required) Alternatively, go to Comics Continuum. More...
(SPOILER) Gorgeous S4x1 pics at Comics Continuum. More...

August 30

The Watcher's Web, one of the best Buffy and Angel news sites, is finally back after a long hiatus. It's U.K. based, well informed and well written. One for your bookmarks.

August 29

(SPOILER) "The biggest challenge – it was very hard to cast, to find the right people." Scoop Me and Joss talk about Firefly. (Contains BtVS spoilers, I'm afraid.)
(SPOILER) Filth, Fury and.... Faith. Today's Hollywood reporter has very good news. (Buffy AND Angel spoilers inside) More...
The filth and the fury. A more detailed deconstruct by Salon's Carina Chocano of the previously-reported-here PTC and their top 10 worst list topped by BtVS. Some good points are made.
Whedon Explains Angel Loss of David Simkins after only three months on the job. "We just tried to put him in a job that was nearly impossible to do," Whedon said. "It's a dangerous move to bring in an outside person. But, brave we were [in Yoda voice]." I wish there was some audio for his Yoda voice.

August 28

(SPOILER) Dead and Loving It! A look at what happened to actors' careers after they were killed off in Buffy.
Who's sexier, Xander or Spike? TV guide online's "You Sexy Thing" this month is a competition between Nicholas Brendan and James Marsters. Go and vote for your favorite. More...

August 27

Like Angel? Like Bowling? Then why not play WB's Angel Demon Bowling game? More...
Drew Goddard on the PTC: "If the Parents Television Council is pissed now, wait until they see what we’ve got for them next season. Whoa boy." Goddard posted this to the BronzeBeta last night: More...
(SPOILER) Dushku Back On Buffy, Angel? Nobody knows, apparently not even Eliza Dushku who said she has been talking to Joss Whedon about returning. "I'm doing [The Late Show With David]Letterman on Tuesday night, and Tuesday is the day of the decision-making. So I'll have an announcement to make that evening." Let's cross our stakes!

August 26

(SPOILER) Everything else has gone to hell in a handbasket Alexis Denisof on the choices Wesley made in season 3 and what it could mean for season 4.
(SPOILER) Drew Greenberg rattles Herc at an AICN event: "A tall skinny smiley guy ambles up and asks, "Excuse me, are you Hercules?"" More...
Manchild coming to BBC Canada On september 3rd BBC Canada will begin airing Manchild, which of course, features the fantastic Anthony Stewart Head. Yay!

August 25

(SPOILER) Buffy Xbox Game review. IGN reviews the Xbox game and gives it an overall score of 8.2. Oddly, they think SMG's voice double does the best job portraying the character despite the fact that all the other voices are done by the original actors.

(Rest of post contains possible spoilers for S7) More...

August 24

Welcome to Sunnydale, Father Ted. "America! Mrs Doyle! They’re transferring me to America!"

August 23

Helping Buffy slay her financial demons. Financial advisors discuss Buffy's money problems.
(SPOILER) Four new S7x1 pictures available at Comics Continuum. More...
A new Mutant Enemy Fan Site is making its debut! Boils and Blinding Torment!

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August 22

Buffy rated worst family show. Some 'Parents Group' ranked Buffy as the worst family-friendly show. I'm sure a lot of people can think of others with worse standing in the standard 8pm slot...
BBC interview with novelisations author Christopher Golden. More...
Nifty collection of Firefly related links.

August 21

From Title IX to TV heroes Why US legislation passed in 1972 helped give rise to Buffy and other TV heroines.
The Beef with Buffy: an interesting article concerning Buffy, Angel and... Firely comics. This interview with Dark Horse's Buffy editor Scott Allie contains a tiny spoiler for S7. More...

August 20

(SPOILER) Herc chimes in with a round up of Angel spoilage starting with episode 4.3. More...
(SPOILER) Upcoming director for Angel episode confirmed Tim Minear confirms that a certain actor "is a lock in this season's schedule to direct an episode of Angel."

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August 19

"I'm an idiot,'' says Whedon with a laugh. Mercury News features a portrait of Joss. It's fairly positive but does pose the question whether Joss can work three shows at the same time. More...

August 18

Welcome to Simmydale... Screenshots of The Sims a la Buffy. More...
"He's 241." Buffy calls Dr. Laura. [ via plasticbag.org ]

August 17

(SPOILER) Firefly pilot, "Serenity", recapped. This is the third Firefly 40 minute pilot recap I've read. More...
(SPOILER) Pictures from 7x01. Spoilery material posted at Comics Continuum. More...

August 16

Radio Buffy. All Buffy, all day, bands and score in streaming audio. More...
Television without Pity adds Firefly to its roster. TWOP offers recaps and discussion, is heavily moderated (good), very opinionated (mostly good), rather addictive (...) and occasionally infuriating. Prepare to dissect the newest product off the Whedon conveyor belt... More...

August 15

Tim's busy. Zap2it talks to Tim Minear about David Simkins' arrival and departure and basically says sweet f.a. More...
So you want to write a Buffy book? The BBC's do’s and dont’s on writing a Buffy novel.

August 14

Broken bottle of Djinn. New comic available for pre-order: "Following up the Tales of the Slayers graphic novel, Buffy TV writers Doug Petrie and Jane Espenson return with a tale of two Slayers: One, a young girl slumming through the bleak streets of 1930's New York City, and another, parading through the brighter streets of 1990's Sunnydale." More...
The Amazing Slayerthon. Udo Schmitz is watching 6 years of Buffy, 122 episodes, in 14 days. Can it be done? Follow his progress, mail your support.

August 13

(SPOILER) The Ventura County Star quotes Joss. Different papers print different bits and pieces of Joss's recent press talks. More...

August 12

"Cause I'm standing right here!" New stuff on the official Firefly site. The "Event" trailer is well worth its 19mb download. Also, a new 'weblog' entry, that doesn't reveal much. More...
Joss goes through the motions. Here's some detailed info on the contents of the upcoming Once More with Feeling CD release. More...
The Famed Bronze Beta Nekkid Trio. You can find the strangest things using Google. Who would ever want to compare The Trio with these creations? Nice domain, tho.
'Stina has a theory: "Angel versus Xander: Who's more heroic?" "Is the Anointed One a vampire?" "The truth about vampire sex."

Also: how Fox Mulder and Rupert Giles could have met. No, really.

August 11

Quoted by many. When many Linux hackers aren't maintaining their preferred Linux distribution, they seem to be watching Buffy.

August 10

(SPOILER) "Disposable villain, hapless wreck, wacky neighbor." The Washington Post dissects Mr Cheekbones. More...
Once More, with Feeling: The Musical Scriptbook Out on October 15. The BBC has a picture of the item.
(SPOILER) Zap2it picks up on the Simkins news and drops in some new spoilery episode information: More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar may kill off Buffy. SMG wishes to go out on top so she considers killing off Buffy when she leaves the show. You go girl!

August 09

Buffy Chocolate Bars There's a chocolate bar for every character. More...
Here's your new desk, Mr. Simkins! Now if you could just have it cleaned out by the end of the day, we'd appreciate it. More...
Buffy role-playing game to debut today at this year's GenCon. Brought to you by Eden Studios. (Eden's editor-in-chief, Alex Jurkas, discusses the game here.)

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August 08

"I come to bury Tara, not to praise her." E.A. Week slates the "unrealistic" Willow-Tara relationship at SciFidimensions, blaming poor acting and wretched scripts. She says: "Willow and Tara were never about female empowerment or gay equity; they were a straight male's girl-girl fantasy: pretty, passive, long-haired, and childish." More...
Andy Hallet and Mark Lutz (Lorne and Groo) talk to the BBC, promoting the VHS release of AtS S3 part II. They do bad Irish accents and amuse us with impressions of Paul Lynde. No spoilers and very little 'behind the scenes' AtS info. But Andy looks good and Mark has shiny teeth. More...
Listen to the Breeders' cover of the theme from Buffy. In Real Audio. More...

August 07

Joss talks about Firefly with SciFi.com. His most detailed Firefly promotional interview yet. 6 pages, people. More...
(SPOILER) TV Guide sums up Buffy's season seven. It's pretty much everything we already know, but it's nice to have much of it in one place. (double warning: MAJOR spoilers ahead. Please don't click unless you're like me and love spoilage. =) More...

August 06

(SPOILER) Location shoot pictures. There's a report and pictures from a "Sunnydale High" location shoot of Episode 1 S7 on the Cross and Stake Board. (UPDATE: new URL, LeoffOnline's hosting the pictures) More...
(SPOILER) Alexis spoils Alyson. Zap2It interviews Alexis Denisof (Wesley on AtS). He talks about being in Bath with his girl. Contains BtVS spoilers, but none for AtS. More...
You mean that other "Chosen One"? A colleague forwarded this review of a sub-B movie where the Son of G-D returns to kick some vampire butt. G-D, however, does not show up as a librarian.

Unless you're agnostic, or posess an unshakable faith, you might avoid this link.
Rounder Records & OMWF soundtrack. Looks like it's here! Rounder Records lists the "Once More with Feeling" soundtrack as an "upcoming release," but you can actually order it now and it's supposed to ship within a week. Let's test it.

August 05

(SPOILER) Wing's Shindig. AICN talks about a new Firefly episode. More...
The Buffy Paradigm hits the big time! Of all things, the New York Times gives this little devil its due. Unfortunately it requires registration to read it. More...
Seth Green on meeting Joss and Marti. Seth talks to Video Store Magazine about the recording of his 'Wild at Heart' DVD commentary. More...

August 04

(SPOILER) Joss and Emma at Comic Con. Spoilers for both AtS and BtVS as heard at Comic Con in San Diego. More...
Seth Green's other new movie (quicktime at apple.com) Seth Green plays a slightly dim son of a mobster, in a big city bad boys go small town movie.

August 03

Master shoots Blank. A brief article on actor Mark Metcalf ("The Master") who is shooting a murder mystery in Sheboygan. Also, in the same paper, an article on his "Grand Marshall" duty at the Sheboygan Jaycees Brat Day Parade. More...
Firefly Info Aplenty! This site is already pretty amazing and the show hasn't even premiered!

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August 02

"I could pop, but I couldn’t spin." Mr Boreanaz modelling cool threads and talking rubbish in FHM: More...
Dark Horse editor Scott Allie talks about the delay of 'Fray' and Joss' appearance at the upcoming San Diego Comics Convention.
Will-OH! (not worksafe) Alyson Hannigan's interviewed in Playboy: a "12-question celebrity sex-animation". This quote gives you some idea: "I'm so bright red right now. I just hope my mom doesn't read this."

August 01

Who wrote what? There's a lot in the Buffy Dialogue Database including this nifty list of writers and their episodes. More...



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