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February 28

Explore Joss' brain. A game, featured on the website for "The Genius behind Buffy" a biography of The Joss. Also featured: a quiz.
(SPOILER) Andy Hallet talks to Zap2it and the man behind everyone's favourite green-skinned demon reveals that a Lorne CD could be in the pipeline. More...
(SPOILER) At last, the trailer for AtS S4x13 'Salvage'. The episode we've all been waiting for. More...
Dark Horse confirms Fray trade paperback expected in November. More...
(SPOILER) Kristin's Q&A's with Angel cast members and guest stars. Some spoilers for future Buffy episodes as well. More...
(SPOILER) Sarah's Entertainment Weekly interview. "Buffy, in this incarnation, is over". Plus what's the future for the cast of Angel? More...

February 27

(SPOILER) UPN and Joss make it official - it's over The word from the brass. More...
(SPOILER) Big Spoilers for ANGEL Full length spoilers for the next three new ANGEL episodes have been posted at graveyard.8m.com.
When the world finally ends, will there be a record? ScoopMe! reviews BtVS 7x16 "Storyteller". More...
TNT picks up rerun rights to "Angel" in new deal. (subscription required to read full Variety article) More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon officially acknowledges the end of Buffy. Sarah leaving, the finale, the spin-off and the future of Angel are all discussed.
Sarah's Entertainment Weekly cover pic courtesy of smgfan.com. There's also excerpts from the "Buffy quits" interview up at the ew site (spoilers in article). More...
Joss, Lose the Beard! Entertainment Geekly's Matt Springer explains why Joss looks better without facial hair.
"You, sir, are no Xander Harris." Entertainment Geekly review of BtVS 7x16 "Storyteller" More...
One Hell of a Party for a Good Cause, Scoopme report on 2003 PBP. Joss: "People are always saying, ‘What does it feel like? Is it over?' It's not over! We'll be seeing you again very soon."
Fan critizes Sarah's decision to leave Buffy. An eloquent, if some what angry reaction to Sarah's wish to focus on her acting.

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February 26

Buffy: So Long Sunnydale Another "officially over" article. More...
(SPOILER) Yahoo Covers the End of Buffy Stick a stake in it: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" is done. More...
(SPOILER) Spoilers for AtS S4x19 and the plot certaintly seems to be thickening. More...
Ethan Rayne, where are you now? Robin Sachs talks about one of Buffy the Vampire Slayer's most memorable characters. More...

February 25

Fab Filippo (Scott) Returns to TV Sunday night with the Season 3 Premire of "Queer as Folk," where he plays Ethan Gold, Justin's love intrest. More...
It's official: Gellar is Gone and spin-off speculation is more up in the air than ever.
(SPOILER) Watch with Kristin's Monday Chat Transcript. According to her, "Marti Noxon..is already working on a new hour-long drama pilot for next season" and James Marsters gives his views on a Spike spin-off. More...
(SPOILER) Tom Lenk pitches his Buffy spin-off to TV Guide. Andrew, a resurrected Jonathan and Warren the robot all working for the government with Morgan Fairchild as their Watcher. Hilarious. More...
No spin-off after all? Eliza Dushku has been cast as the lead in Fox's untitled graduate student drama pilot.

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Whatever happened to the TV western renaissance? The "ambitious but fatally flawed" Firefly gets 2, count 'em, 2 mentions in this article about The Lone Ranger on the WB.

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February 24

Firefly: suspended animation? More grist from the rumor mill for us eternal optimists More...
(SPOILER) Buffy 7x16 Storyteller Wildfeed summary The Andrew-centric ep... More...
Ghosts of the Robot European Tour. The band featuring James Marsters will be playing dates in Germany, France and the UK in June. (More info can be found on this website).
Embracing the geek within. An interview with Tom Lenk at Atnzone.com. More...
Teen Rebels: 10 ways how BtVS plays with TV conventions. One of those great articles you should show to someone who has never watched Buffy. More...
Boy Next Door. Before he became Andrew, Tom Lenk starred in this wonderful short film about a teenage brother and sister trying to woo the new guy who lives across the street. More...

February 23

The Rain In Spain Is In My Ass a Pain A column at fanfiction.net by Tara LJC O'Shea on writing fanfic with characters that have accents. Mentions Angel, Firefly.. More...

February 22

(SPOILER) Eight images from BtVS S7x16 'Storyteller' at Comics Continuum. One of these pics you might find interesting. More...
(SPOILER) Spoilers for BtVS S7x18 'Dirty Girls' and we find out more about this new character.
Firefly wins posthumous award for visual effects in a series, from the Visual Effects Society.

February 21

(SPOILER) Pics from AtS S4x14 'Release' at Fan Forum. The promo pics of the season so far and not at all what you expect. More...
Atnzone.com talk to April Weeden-Washington, "the subway Slayer", a.k.a. Nikki. Spoilery for people outside North America.
Sarah's full-time commitment to BtVS ending? She wants to star in a movie which starts production in August, around the same time as season 8 would be filming. More...
TV Gal's top 10 favourite TV kisses of all time. 'Tabula Rosa' and 'I Will Always Remember You' provide us with the type of kiss where "we actually stand up and cheer".
(SPOILER) Kristin at E! Online reports on the Buffy spin-off. Joss drops the biggest hint yet at the Posting Board Party but the lead for the spin-off says it's still up in the air. More...

February 20

Is there still hope for Firefly? Captain Tightpants seems to think so. Nathan Fillion posts to Fox's Firefly Forum.
Buffy Season 4 DVD Cover Art coming to America June 10th. More...
Television Stereotyping of the Chumash Indians of California: Buffy Episodes.
(SPOILER) Spin off, spin off, what will it be. More...
Mutant Enemy Wish Come True. Allyson at ScoopMe! gives her account of the 2003 Posting Board Party. The BBC Cult site has some pics of the PBP as well. More...
Top 10 Buffy episodes of all time, according to Allan, webmaster of Slayage.com. So how's about it, Whedonesque? What's your Sacred Ten? More...
100 questions for Joss. What was your nickname in school? "Who are you again?" More...
The Star Wars/Buffy connection. Drew Goddard reveals all. More...
(SPOILER) Very detailed spoilers for AtS S4x18 'Shiny Happy People'. Just who on the Angel writing team is a R.E.M. fan?
Happy Birthday, Mr Head. 49 today. To celebrate, some pictures of Tony in his underoos, from a sketch in the - frankly not very funny - comedy series 'Little Britain' (BBC 3)

February 19

Entertainment Geekly's "Get It Done" "Lots of CG Ubervamps rioting like Orcs at an Enya concert." 'Nuff said.
Scoop Me on Get It Done "Because, in their minds, the Scoobies aren't going to die, they are going to retire"

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(SPOILER) David Boreanaz speaks to Entertainment Weekly about the rest of the season, Glenn Quinn's death and how he will feel when the show finishes.
UPN to be reclassified as a "limited network" by Nielsen? With UPN dropping its Disney afternoon lineup, the network will be down to 13 hours of programming a week. More...
Jane Espenson on the evolution of Principal Wood. Apparently it's a coincidence that his name is the same as that of a well known Canadian author and film historian.
Salon.com mentions "Once More With Feeling" as an example of musical resurgence, at least "small-scale." Salon's weird ad-viewing sign-in thing is in effect. More...

February 18

Australian Buffy Convention! Over the first weekend in May, Emma Caulfield will be visiting Melbourne to see the fans. Book now and don't miss out! I definetly will be
James Marsters and Nicholas Brendon to appear at Pasadena SF convention March 28-29, 2003. Click on "Grand Slam Sci-Fi Summit" link for details. Sorry if someone has posted before - didn't see it anywhere.
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz interview. Read his views on Angel's relationships, spin-offs and the future of the show. More...
(SPOILER) Tom Lenk talks about 'Storyteller' and gives an insight into why Andrew does what he does. More...

February 17

(SPOILER) Buffy 7x15 "Get it Done" wildfeed Sweet ad-free wildfeed, how I love thee... More...
Noxon, Marsters and Brendon speak to Science Fiction Weekly about what happens next for Buffy the Vampire Slayer. More...
Does Buffymania still slay you? How the show caused this columnist to become part of the Buffy internet community. More...

February 16

Pics from the 2003 Posting Board Party now available. Don't you just wish you could have been there? More...

February 15

(SPOILER) Casting spoiler for Angel. "Longtime genre TV staple... More...
Buffy and Angel magazine articles now online. The publishers of Shivers, Starburst and TV Zone have put some of their archived features on the internet.

Read excerpts from interviews with Nick Brendon, Alexis Denisof, James Marsters, and Davids Greenwalt & Boreanaz. And see what it's like when you go to interview Sarah Michelle Gellar.
(SPOILER) Crossover cast pic from the set of AtS S4x15 'Orpheus'. It's a small but great photo. More...
(SPOILER) Have Faith in Buffy Another report that a Faith spin-off is confirmed - don't know where they got their source from though.

February 14

(SPOILER) Kristin at E! Online speaks to James Marsters and he drops some cryptic hints for Buffy and Spike and the finale.
(SPOILER) Tom Lenk speaks about BtVS S7x16 'Storyteller'. Sounds like it's going to be a great episode.

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Dance Buffy Dance. Choose your mixes and make Buffy dance in this truly bizarre Flash game from the Dark Horse Comics website. More...
Love lorn losers, it's your lucky day! Seeing as it's Valentine's Day, TV Guide explains why Buffy Summers and Clark Kent would make a great couple. More...
(SPOILER) Crossover spoilers. Certain scenes from BtVS S7x17 'Lies My Parents Told Me' are explained in greater detail.

February 13

(SPOILER) Happy happy casting spoiler! OK, it's a bit more than just casting. But someone we'd like to see more of is coming to Angel!!

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(SPOILER) BtVS S7x17 complete synopsis. (link to fanforum.com / more inside) We don't normally copy full spoilers here, but Bubonicplague's post at fanforum says "feel free to copy", so let's copy. Warning, you are going to be spoiled through and through for episode 17, and you might just not want to be. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy 'to live on with new star' This is the BBC reporting a story from the Express.

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Jane Espenson posted at the Bronze Beta the other day and clarified a few things from 'Same Time, Same Place' and 'First Date'.
(SPOILER) A casting spoiler for the final five episode arc. How many more new people do we need turning up in the show? More...
(SPOILER) Photos from AtS 4x13 'Salvage' posted at Fan Forum More...

February 12

(SPOILER) Scifi article reports on Buffy finale. More...
Who could Joss take in fight? The Onion asks, Joss answers. More...
(SPOILER) Remember the First Evil's journal? There's more. Spike, Buffy, Dawn, Willow, Giles... More...
Review of 'First Date' at ScoopMe!. Did this episode answer all your questions?
FilmForce interviews Alexis Denisof. The first part of this interview covers his schooling and the early years of his acting career.
(SPOILER) An Interview with Iyari Limon. AfterEllen.com speaks to the actress who plays Kennedy.

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(SPOILER) Seven pics from BtVS S7x15 'Get It Done' plus an UPN episode description as well at Comics Continuum. More...
(SPOILER) Angel 4x12 "Calvary" wildfeed.

February 11

UK Buffy season 6 DVD extras announced Hopefully we'll get the same extras in America.
A Buffy-less "Buffy"? Have Faith Sunnydale's gotta have Faith.

After all, someone needs to stand guard over the Hellmouth if the city's original slayer, Buffy Summers, decides to call it a day. Keep reading ...
Adam Busch talks to SMGFan.com about Buffy, his band, and being flayed alive by Evil Willow. More...
(SPOILER) TVGuide claims to have confirmation... More...

February 10

(SPOILER) Scene description for a future episode from Dark Horizons. Scroll way down the page to find it. More...
(SPOILER) Casting spoiler and pic for AtS S4x15 'Orpheus'. Genre fans might recognise this person from another TV show.
The Annotated Buffy. If you're a fan of All Things Philosophical on BtvS and The Complete Buffy Episode Guide, you'll enjoy this.

A minor quibble: it only covers the first 18 episodes of the series (Season One and the beginning of Season Two).
(SPOILER) Ah, hell, why not. It's the wildfeed, darlings, BtVS S7x... I've forgotten the number. More...

February 09

"I think I am addicted to making these more than I am to writing fanfic." Fan-made Buffy Music Videos.
Current season in Australia at last. Season 7 Buffy starts 10.35pm tonight; Angel is tomorrow. More...
Tony Head in Little Britain. The all new BBC Three was launched today, along with a new comedy series, 'Little Britain'. ASH is said to be a recurring special guest star.
Torres to Fishburne: "I love you, but I miss my boys." The boys being her Firefly family. Gina Torres moves on, but hints that all may not be lost. More...
Different strokes... Tony Head will join his partner Sarah Fisher in 'Talking to the Animals', a new animal psychology TV series handling pets with behavioural problems. The article doesn't mention which network this will be on. (link via Heads Up mailing list) More...
Nitpicker's Guide to BtVS. Finally someone has made a list of all the things that don't make sense. :-) More...

February 08

Official Anthony Head site. New? I'd not seen it before. More...
(SPOILER) AtS S4x12 'Calvary' trailer. These Angel promos just keep getting better and better.
"...the foul rag and bone shop of the heart." Angel quotes from Yeats' poem The Circus Animals' Desertion when he's talking to Wesley in AtS S4x11 "Soulless". Fred and Gunn get Shakespeare's Othello, Connor is Oedipus to Angel's Laios and what to think about Angelus' humming the Teddy Bear's Picnic song? More...

February 07

Love is in the air on the set of Angel. The cast talk about their babies, weddings and engagements.
More clips from the AtS S1 DVD release available at Yahoo. More...
Spike and Buffy are hot according to this EW list of the ten hottest TV couples.
(SPOILER) Mutant Enemy president on the Buffy spinoff. "We're kind of sitting on our hands until UPN and Fox figure out what they want to do" says Chris Buchanan.
Buffy and Angel (Sitting in a tree). Peter David, Writer of Stuff, discusses this week's Buffy and Angel episodes in his blog (via MetaFilter). More...
A tour of the Buffy costume department. Designer Cynthia Bergstorm talks about the clothes and jewellery that the cast wear. More...
Gina Torres (Zoe) confirms that Firefly will not return. "We are canceled," she said in an interview. "We won't be on TV."

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February 06

Buffy the Animated Series artwork. Stunning designs for the spinoff that never happened.

February 05

Entertainment Geekly "Killer in Me" review
(SPOILER) Watch with Kristin's Monday Chat Transcript Yet more spinoff dish. The network asking for it is outed. But who will run the show? More...
At Last, the Truth About Giles and Willow. EW's Rachel Lovinger responds to 'The Killer in Me'
'Ghost of Albion'. The much anticipated Amber Benson/Christopher Golden collaboration will be launched on the BBC Cult website on March 27th. The serial is described as "a thrilling animated horror/adventure laced with dark humour".
'The Killer In Me' reviewed at ScoopMe!. But what did you think of last night's episode?
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x14 'First Date' video preview now up at the UPN website (episode description as well).
How well do you know Alexis Denisof? The WB sweeps promotion for Angel continues with an Alexis quiz. There's also a new set of Angel E-Cards as well.
Firefly Fans Collect Coats. Fans have collected more than 1,600 coats and other items for charity in a campaign to raise awareness of the show.

February 04

Poor Dawnie - The neglected sister. Maybe Social Services should have taken her away.
"Gay now" They say she's always been gay. Read at Boils & Blinding Torment.
Darkness Sequel Mulled Producer John Hegeman comments on a possible sequel to "Darkness Falls" More...
(SPOILER) AtS 4x11 "Soulless" wildfeed summary More...
"I just want to work" says Firefly actor. Nathan Fillion (Captain Reynolds) has signed a six figure talent holding deal with NBC. More...
Paul Krugman, NYT columnist and leading economist (NYT link, reg.req) loves Firefly. In this piece on America's space program, he writes: "Like millions of other Americans, I dream of a day when humanity expands beyond Earth, and I'm still a sucker for well-told space travel stories — I was furious when Fox canceled "Firefly.""
(SPOILER) AtS S4x13 'Salvage' pics. If you're really trying to stay unspoiled for Angel, I wouldn't recommend looking at them. Otherwise these are great pics from the show.
The people's choice? Vote now. While WHEDONesque.com is still up for the SXSW weblog competition, the festival also has a People's Choice award. Voting's pretty easy. Just go here, and follow instructions.

February 03

(SPOILER) Hobbit on Vampire Sean Astin on his Angel directing debut.
"I'm just not going to tell them in television form for a while." Excellent Joss interview in SFX magazine. More...
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x13 'The Killer in Me' Wildfeed summary now available at Leoff Online.
'Once More With Feeling' DVD released in the UK on April 14th. The extras should be a featurette and a trailer. More...
Emma Caulfield interview. She speaks about her fashion style and tells a very scary story about a Buffy fan.

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February 02

Win Angel S1 on DVD. ATN is giving away copies of the Angel S1 DVD, and you can watch a few clips on the site. You'll have to register to enter.

February 01

Drew Goddard @ the Bronze Beta Ultimate Drew has an offer you could refuse.
Buffy Mid-Season Seven Review. Courtesy of the Council of Watchers. More...



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