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February 01

WHEDONesque finalist in 2003 SXSW Interactive Festival Website competition. We've been selected as a finalist for the 2003 SXSW Interactive Festival Website Competition in the "Weblog" category. Being selected to the finalist round is a "significant" honor, or so we're told. So, um, yay us! More...
(SPOILER) BtVS 7x17 'Mothers and Sons' spoilers posted at FilmJerk. More...

January 31

(SPOILER) Watch with Kristin. More spinoff info. The frontrunner is named and the proposed star is unsure. Meetings held with ME. Some Buffy regulars want to be on a spinoff, but one isn't so sure. More...
(SPOILER) AtS S4x11 'Soulless' trailer now up at the WB site (Quicktime required). This episode is directed by Sean Astin (Sam in Lord of the Rings). More...
Vladimir Kulich (The Beast) interview at ScoopMe!. Ever wondered what he wears under that latex? More...
More Angel clips This link goes straight to clip directory. Not sure how long they will be available.

January 30

Clips from the AtS season one DVD. One of them is the now legendary scene where Angel dances. More...
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x15 'Get It Done' and S7x16 'Storyteller' spoilers up at Spoiler Slayer. More...
No season 8 according to a source close to Fox Television. More...
Marc Blucas in Mission: Impossible 3? More...

January 29

David Greenwalt talks about the season one DVD and why DVD boxsets have become so popular. More...
(SPOILER) AtS S4x10 "Awakening" wildfeed spoilers More...

January 28

(SPOILER) Couple of short casting mentionings in Zap2it article. It's way down in the article, but Angel and Buffy are mentioned, and some casting notes for future episodes.
'From page to screen'. A clip from a featurette on the season 3 DVD (Realplayer required). Tim Minear, Jeff Bell, David Boreanaz and others talk about how an episode is made. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy location shoot report. "...passing the time...by knitting".
Vote for WHEDONesque.com. There are three days left to vote for us in the 2003 Bloggies, the publicly chosen Weblog awards. Please vote for us in the Best Topical and Best New weblog categories. More...
(SPOILER) E!Online gossip columnist Wanda spills info on the possible fate of next season's slayer show. More...
From the home office in Sunnydale California... Top 100 Things I'd Do If I Ever Became An Evil Overlord. This is something that Big Bads in Mutant Enemy shows should have read. Or maybe something that Buffy's writers should consider when regarding The First's actions for the rest of the season. More...

January 27

Spike, Xander, and Angel.. lego style The title says it all.
(SPOILER) Casting spoiler. More...
Alexis Denisof is the face of February on the WB calendar. (Adobe Acrobat Reader required). More...
Miracles premiere. Fans of David Greenwalt can watch his new show 'Miracles' tonight on ABC. More...
Emma Caulfield's "Darkness Falls" Rises to the top of the box office this weekend. It earned $12.5 million and took the #1 spot.

January 26

Rant On! Boils and Blinding Torment on "Potential" More...
Caulfield & Co. discuss 'Darkness Falls'. Emma Caulfield and co-star Chaney Kley talk about fear and acting on the set of 'Darkness Falls' with Zap2It.
(SPOILER) Episode description for AtS S4x11 'Soulless' and S4x12 'Calvary' up at Comics Continuum. Plus a pic from 'Soulless' as well. More...
(SPOILER) Spoilers for three upcoming Buffy episodes at AICN. Beware, Herc also mentions a casting spoiler for Angel's March 26 episode. More...
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x15 "Get it Done". Major spoilers revealed at Elemental Boards for Episode 15. More...

January 25

(SPOILER) AtS S4x10 'Awakening' trailer now up at the WB site (Quicktime required). Best Angel promo for a long time. More...
'Buffy' vamp Marsters sinks teeth into rock Let's face it, James Marsters looks like a rock star. An article chronicling the recently formed Ghost of the Robot. More...
"Darkness Falls... on it's Face," says one critic. Very little praise has amounted from Emma Caulfield's latest movie, "Darkness Falls." More...
(SPOILER) Emma Caulfield speaks about the future for Anya at Zap2it. More...
Why Firefly was destined to fail. The post mortem continues in the weekly opinion piece at slayage.com. More...

January 24

Audio clips of Tony Head's chat with BBC cult on line now on the BBC website. More...
(SPOILER) More BtVS S7x14 'First Date' pics featuring the latest guest star from the music world to appear in the show (UPN episode description as well). More...
(SPOILER) Hannigan Looks Past 'Buffy,' but Not too Far Where will our Willow turn up next? Interesting news from Zap2It.com.
(SPOILER) Buffy "gearing up for a possible series finale" Marti Noxon and Amy Acker discuss upcoming Buffy and Angel episodes

January 23

Angel season three region two DVD release announced. More...
Nick Brendon will not be going over to Angel according to an official statement released by his manager. More...
Fox implies poor scheduling did affect Firefly's ratings. Probably the nearest thing to an apology fans will ever get from Fox. More...
Tony Head speaks about BtVS being filmed at his house and why he put his family life first during season 6. More...
(SPOILER) Crossover Gossip at tvguide.com More...
Buffy "Potential" review at Entertainment Geekly

January 22

"Buffy unwrapped before her time" Story about wildfeeds. More...
Scoop Me "Potential" review at Scoop Me
Vote now. WHEDONesque.com nominated in the 2003 Bloggies, the annual awards for weblogs. You can vote for us in the categories "Best Topical" and "Best New" weblog.
Marti Noxon Talks Buffy's Future Writer/producer Marti Noxon says that thereís no guarantee sheíll be back with the UPN series after this season.

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January 21

(SPOILER) AtS S4x09 'Long Day's Journey' wildfeed summary.

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(SPOILER) James Marsters dropped some hints for the finale at a convention in Sacramento last weekend. More...
"I always took it for granted it would be huge". Joss Whedon speaks about the success of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. More...
Habeas Corpses review at City of Angel.
Buffy the Shark Slayer Presently (still) in the Top Ten list at Jump The Shark, BtVS continues to stir controversy. 694 people voted that BtVS never jumped. Over 1600 people voted that it did. However, not all can agree on presicely when and how... More...

January 20

Emma Caulfield stakes her claim on the big screen in Darkness Falls. An interview at ATN-Zone. She talks about the film and Buffy. Spoilery. More...
Small glimmer of hope for Firefly fans. Tim Minear says the show is not dead and that Joss and Mutant Enemy are working on a new angle.
Xander in L.A.? Dark Horizons reports that Nick Brendon appears to be the most likely cast member to jump ship to Angel if BtVS finishes this year. More...
A "Sensitive Situation" at Fox Enmity mine: all apparently not sunshine and roses between Joss and Buffy exec. producer Gail Berman since Firefly cancellation More...

January 19

(SPOILER) AtS S4x09 'Long Day's Journey' trailer now up at the WB site. More...
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x14 'First Date' pic up at the MTV website of all places.

January 18

"The David Boreanaz European Event 2003". The only European convention David will be at this year. To be held in Brighton, England from August 29th till August 31st.
Buffy set pics. Not sure from which episode though or if they are spoilers (so be warned). More...
"I call it Mr Pointy". A Buffy The Vampire Slayer Script/Transcript search engine. And one for Angel too. Don't you just love the 'net? (link snagged off the TWOP forum)
(SPOILER) Mercedes McNab interview. How many British Buffy fans know that she is the daughter of a former Arsenal full back? More...
Full transcript of the BBC's Tony Head chat. "I went to drama school - but that's not necessarily for everyone. Some suit it, some don't. In my day it was the easiest way of getting an Equity card."

January 17

Marti Noxon interview excerpts from the forthcoming CBC radio one Buffy documentary. Joss Whedon, Spike's redemption and Buffy's calling are all discussed.
The cult of a coffee advert. In 1987, 30 million people watched Tony Head romance his next door neighbour in a series of coffee ads. More...
Elizabeth Anne Allen (Amy) interview. The actress behind one of the best recurring characters on the show speaks to the BBC. More...
(SPOILER) Casting call for BtVS 7x15. I've never seen this site before so I don't know about the authenticity of the following: More...
S7x01 "Lessons" aired in the UK this week.. Brits on the board, take it away!
(SPOILER) 'Potential' episode promo now available at the official site.

January 16

"'It is coming to an end,' says Anthony Stewart Head." Possible exception: "They could slap a wad of cash down." More...
The Fate of Buffy Still Unknown (as of Monday :) Reporters grilled Marsters, Brendon and Noxon about the fate of "Buffy" and the potential of a new spin-off.
Captain America. A retrospective look at Riley Finn. More...
(SPOILER) Drew Goddard posted at the Bronze Beta recently and dropped some hints for future episodes. More...
Season 7 starts tonight in the UK. 'Lessons' on Sky One at 8 p.m. . More...
How quickly they forget. Just a passing mention. Lumped together with Push, Nevada and Dinotopia, we are declared better off without Firefly.

January 15

(SPOILER) Angel S4x08 "Habeas Corpses" . Stiney's wildfeed summary is up on the Demens board. Only the last 20 minutes, though. Herc at AICN's got a review.
(SPOILER) Buffy location shoot report. "...a night shoot at Rosedale Cemetery. It was huge; there were many trailers, vans, cars, and people."
More on the future of Buffy. Cast and crew tell SCI FI Wire they have mixed feelings about another season.
"We're on life support right now". Chris Buchanan (M.E. president) says that ABC, CBS and NBC have also turned down Firefly and the future of the show is "pretty grim right now". More...
(SPOILER) Future of Buffy and Angel discussed. Different viewpoints from Nick Brendon, Chris Buchanan (president of M.E.), WB's Levin and UPN's Moonves. More...
Darkness Falls preview. The first ten minutes of Emma Caulfield's new movie will be available for download from approximately 4:48 p.m. ET today till January 17th. More...
The Beast, Czech. City of Angel talks to Vladimir Kulich: "Originally they called him The Big Bad and I kind of liked that. It could have rhymed with my name - Big Bad Vlad."
Sci-Fi isn't biting either. Immediate Assistance reports that like UPN, the Sci-Fi Channel has passed on Firefly. More...

January 14

Buffy documentary on CBC Radio One. Broadcast on Monday January 20th. More...
(SPOILER) Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof speak to Sci Fi Wire.
WB gives Joss permission for Angel to appear in finale if this is Sarah's last season. More...
Life's Rich Tapestry: A Conversation with Alexis Denisof. An excellent and revealing interview with the man who plays Wesley. More...
(SPOILER) AtS 4x09 'Long Day's Journey' and AtS 4x10 'Awakening' pics at Comics Continuum. Spoilerish episode description for AtS 4x09 as well. (BtVS spoilers also there).
The Idiot's Guide to Continuity on BtVS. A humorous "Dos and Don'ts" list for Buffy writers, courtesy of Boils and Blinding Torment. More...
The BtVS and Angel timeline. From 1609 to 2003.

January 13

Alexis Denisof and Alyson Hannigan are engaged. "I'm the luckiest guy in the world right now," a beaming Denisof said in an interview at The WB's winter press preview. More...
Amber Benson chat transcript. The video of her BBCi interview went up last month but now you can read what she thought of Tara's death and if she will ever come back. More...
Daniel Dae Kim (Gavin Park) interview. He gives a very interesting insight into what's it like being an Asian American in Hollywood.
WB give vote of confidence to Angel. Jordan Levin, entertainment president of The WB says "I think Joss really found the show last season; I think it's improved creatively this season". More...
Future of Buffy 'uncertain' says Les Moonves, president of CBS, which oversees UPN. He adds that the fate of the show depends on whether series star Sarah Michelle Gellar wants to continue. More...
"Ends of Days". Probably the best Angel convention yet. A three day event from May 2nd till May 4th in Blackpool, England.

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January 12

(SPOILER) Another music star to guest in Buffy. First the Breeders, then Aimee Mann and now this. More...
A Vampire With Soul, and Cheekbones. James Marsters interviewed by the New York Times (reg required). More...
Dan Kerns, Chief Lighting Technician for Angel interviewed at City of Angel. He is responsible for the design and execution of the lighting plan for Angel. More...
Christian Kane article. Apparently, last week he played a bright, immoral employee looking to advance at a big evil corporation. More...

January 11

"Ack! Vampire!" *Stake* "Whew." Leoffonline's "Abridged Buffy" summarizes the first season plus two episodes of season two in a way that's almost as mesmerizing as Basho. Each scene is capsulized in a witty sentence of dialogue. "Ack! Multiple Vampires!" *stake stake stake* "Whew."

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Thank you James Marsters campaign. Some of his fans are trying to place a Variety ad to show how much they appreciate him.
(SPOILER) Spoilers for the February sweeps episodes up at Tensai's site. More...
Naturalistic Science Fiction. This mission statement for the new Battlestar Galactica mini-series sounds awfully familiar.

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(SPOILER) Andy Hallett Is a Regular! Andy's official site posted the news that as of Ep. 14, Andy is now a regular on "Angel."
T.M.I.: Recap of Emma Caulfield's appearance on Howard Stern. (Scroll down the page a bit - careful, there's a cast spoiler in it) More...
Buffy fans party again. The sixth and final annual Buffy the Vampire Slayer Posting Board Party will take in Hollywood on February 15th.
"Slayerfest : The Return". Clare Kramer will be attending "Slayerfest", held on Saturday 18th January 2003 from 7pm -11.30pm at the Caxton Theatre, 128 Cleethorpe Rd. Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. That's in the U.K., folks.
Proof of the voice over mystery. Fans have been debating the question of the voice over used in "Showtime" and whether that was SMG's voice or not. More...
New hope for Firefly 20th Century Fox looking to sell to the Sci-Fi Channel now More...

January 10

UPN is in trouble according to the NY Daily News and its owner, Viacom, is asking for help from rivals Fox. More...
Drew Z. Greenberg interview. It's a season 6 interview because that's what the BBC is currently showing in the UK. More...
(SPOILER) Trailer for AtS S4x8 'Habeas Corpses' now up at the WB site (Quicktime required). More...
UPN pass on Firefly Darn it.
Don't Let Your Kids Watch Buffy the Vampire Slayer - But you can tape it and watch after they go to bed. From the most-read article list at Christianity Today: A pretty balanced article from September that amounts to praise, mostly, from the Christian perspective about BtVS.

January 09

Spoiler free is the way to be. Spoilers are bad, boo hiss. More...
Chat with Tony Head tonight on the BBC Cult website. Starts 7.30pm GMT. More...
The history of Angel. Three hundred years of mayhem and heroics courtesy of the WB site.
'Showtime' struggled in the ratings battle but for those of you fed up with the Nielsen Ratings System, you may want to read about this alternative.
"The Hellmouth", Buffy Convention in Belfast. A full day event on April 27th in the Europa Hotel. With Juliet Landau and Clare Kramer.
BtVS R1 S3 DVD set review: "Previously" bits removed and theme tune mixed up.

January 08

Slayage #7 and exact date of "Buffy" US-conference online. The latter is scheduled for May 28-30, 2004 in Nashville, Tennessee, the Slayage newsletter and this website inform.
Showtime (BtVS S7x11) analyzed over at ScoopMe! More...
BtVS S7x11 "Showtime" recap-let. (aired Jan 7, 2003) A short description of the episode on the TWOP site. Soon to be replaced by a full recap. But what did you think?
Survey: We tend to post episode news under a spoiler heading here at Whedonesque. Most people have spoilers switched off so they'll never see the post and only spoilerhoors end up discussing the episode, even after it has aired in North America. More...
(SPOILER) The state of the Buffyverse or where does the show go from here? More...

January 07

Filmforce interviews Tony Head. It's an interview we haven't read before, but although it's published this month it seems to be at least a year old, done before Tony's album came out.

(update) And part II is up as well. It's even better. More...
Tales of the Slayer Vol 2 out now. If you're looking for a spin-off Joss , why not make a tv series about the adventures of Slayers from the past? More...
(SPOILER) Detailed spoilers for AtS S4x13 "Salvage". Lovely, just lovely. More...
oooh, the first evil has an online journal!

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January 06

Older collection of interviews at Dark Horse Comics There are a number of Buffy comic related interviews dating from 1999 to April of 2002, including a couple with Joss.
Joss Whedon on his first-ever comic-book endeavor -- Fray. Joss speaks about Fray, a comic set in a Buffy-verse post-apocalyptic future. There is also a link to a good extended interview and other info about the comic on the left sidebar. More...
(SPOILER) S7x11 "Showtime" Wildfeed summary. I heart David Fury. More...
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x12 "Potential" pics with text in German.
Good news for German fans as they will be getting an individual DVD release of Once More With Feeling on February 15th, 2003.
Leather pants and jackets apparently owe their popularity to BtVS. More...
Fans, TV shows and the Internet. Another article, in the similar vein as this one, which looks at the influence of Television Without Pity (TWoP) on BtVS and other shows. More...
"Malcolm Reynolds. Heís a real captainís captain, isnít he?" A passionate essay on the virtues of Firefly.
The Advocate chooses the Top 10 Gay Moments on TV. At number 3: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Tara dies; Willow gets nasty; fans revolt. We enjoyed it all." More...

January 05

Whedon and the 'Wesleyan Mafia' How did a small, liberal arts school in New England become a player in a cutthroat industry that operates thousands of miles away?
San Diego Comic-Con International 2002, coverage by City of Angel. Includes a transcript of Joss' Q&A session which is spoilery so tread carefully. (link via TaraD) More...

January 03

Ready or not? Is anyone in Sunnydale ready to fight evil? Rachel Lovinger from EW gives a short little review on the intentions of the main characters.
Twenty percent chance of season 8 happening according to Wanda at E! Online. "It's the general feeling around set that this will be the end of it," says her source. More...
Joss Whedon was the top newsmaker of 2002 according to SyFy Portal who compiled a list of sci-fi actors, writers, producers and creators. More...
"The best show you can't watch because it got cancelled." Sonia Mansfield at the San Francisco Examiner pipes in. More...
"Firefly is a refreshing, delightful and quite unique offering in a vast sea of otherwise dismal television programming and cinema fare." Says Joy Bushnell at SoloHQ, "your portal to Objectivism on the Internet". More...
BtVS jumped the shark in 2002 according to this NY Times article on the arts since 9/11 and the uncertain times that followed.

January 02

Hercules ranks BtVS #1 for 2002. He puts Firefly at #4, Angel at #9 and dumps blowhards Oz/Six Feet Under/The Wire/The Sopranos down at #11. More...
(SPOILER) Reader Theories Regarding the End of Season Seven For those of us who think way too far ahead, here's some ideas of what could and could not happen at the end of the 02-03 campaign.

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Season 7 so far as reviewed by Little Willow at ScoopMe!.
Nominate WHEDONesque.com for the 2003 Bloggies, the publicly-chosen awards for weblogs. More...

January 01

Which Firefly guy is for you? Silly quiz. Because we all have hangovers. More...
(SPOILER) Conversation with a Dead Person. Little too quiet here the last couple of days, so here's Buffy's Danny Strong courtesy of Zap2It.

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