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June 01

(SPOILER) The first draft of the Angel season 5 premiere, real or fake? Hercules at AICN isn't sure but it's fascinating reading. More...

May 31

The role of discourse and communication in Season 7 of BtVS.
SMG to play Wonder Woman? MSN Entertainment reports on a story from a British tabloid that Sarah wants to be a big-screen action star. More...
Review of the recent Joss Whedon biography. Pretty damning and the reviewer asks some very pertinent (but biased) questions about Joss. More...
Twelve more pics from 'The Message' and very nice they are too. More...
X-Men influence on Buffy. This article mentions the influence of the X-Men comics on the Buffy writers.
Interview with Seth Green. Mainly focuses on fame and his movie career. No mention of BTVS.

May 30

Spec about the delay of the AtS season 2 (region 1) DVD at The Spoiler Slayer. North Americans may have to wait a lot longer for it than they thought.
Do they have TiVo Down Under? An Australian TV channel juggles its Angel and Buffy broadcasts to make sure they're in sync as they build to the Buffy finale. Article is mostly a gushing eulogy to our slayer.
David Fury interview at City of Angel (part one). "I said (to Joss) 'I have to tell you, I really did not like the movie.' And he was like 'Oh, thank God'." Very indepth and insightful. More...
The WB's 2003 image campaign video. Watch those three seconds of Angel just fly by. More...
(SPOILER) Forums 4 Fans lists all the latest Angel spoilers. Some you might know already but there's some juicy little titbits. More...
Joss posts at the buffistas board and says he wants to bring the Firefly cast to the next "big-a$$ convention in England". More...
If Ripper happens it will likely be a TV movie first, then maybe a series. Plus: Tony Head to play Charlotte Church's dad in new film. Talk about scary!

May 29

Long article with David Boreanaz from @N-Zone Magazine It's from the LA Comic Book and Sci-fi convention just before the Angel finale aired.
"Long Live Buffy": Another pre-finale article -- don't think it was posted, though... "Whedon, like every great artist, has created a monster -- a cheaply filmed glimpse of infinity. It can't be coherent, pretty much by definition, but it can't be closed off, either. Not even by cancellation." More...
A couple of pics from 'The Message'. One of the three Firefly episodes filmed but not aired in the States. More...
Eliza Duskhu chats to FilmForce. Amongst other things, the Buffy finale and her reasons for not doing the Faith spin-off are discussed. More...
Firefly Park. Shiny! More...
(SPOILER) A very bizarre casting rumour from Dark Horizons. Not attaching much credence to this but it officially marks the start of summer rumours for Angel. More...
The problem with Season Seven. Before the End: A Critical Evaluation of Season Seven - a writer at The Buzz assesses his own personal problems with Buffy's final season.

May 28

It's a Buffy, the Vampire Slayer wake!: Graduation Day Matthew R. Heitzer's (aka Hunter Maxim) Buffy wrap up column at Scoop Me. Really touching, and it says a lot to all of the fans that been following these chronicles for 7 years.
Our So-Called Column #9: Exit Buffy An incredibly funny column from the X-Fan site, with a conversation between Buffy characters about relationships and killers.
Night Bites: Women and their Vampires. A documentary about the atttraction of vampires on the WE channel tonight at 10pm ET. Anne Rice, Stephanie Romanov and Marti Noxon give their views. More...
Buffy, according to Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia that includes modern and pop culture topics More...
David Fury to stay on at Angel and he gets promoted to co-executive producer. More...
Chosen One: A BtVS Musical Review. ScoopMe! retells the show by molding performances from Broadway musicals (pdf reader required). Truly brilliant. More...
(SPOILER) TV Gal on the finales of Angel and Buffy. More...

May 27

Otter Nonsense. Cute, although admittedly entirely throwaway, Buffy-related cartoon from this weblog. It's at the top of the linked page today; you may need to scroll down on subsequent days.
Adventures in Buffyland: One man's experiences working for the official 'Buffy' magazine.
What to say about Buffy's final slaying. A brief guide to what to say to those people who might not - as it were - fully 'appreciate' the joy that was Buffy, brought to you by The Guardian in the UK.
Do we have to choose Buffy over Shakespeare? Never! I am sure Willy himself would have avidly watched Buffy if he were alive today. More...
Slick looking Buffy group blog. More...
Buffy and Angel actresses in FHM's 'World's 100 Sexiest Women' list. Sarah, Eliza, Charisma, Emma and Alyson all got voted for in the UK magazine's poll. More...
For the final time, Television Without Pity review 'Buffy'. It's obviously a spoiler if you've not seen the finale, and actually has some pleasant - and touching - things to say about the show.
(SPOILER) Angel Mystery: Will Cordy Wake Up? Joss Whedon answers that all important question about Charisma Carpenter.
The truth about Speed. "Joss Whedon wrote 98.9 percent of the dialogue," admits credited screenwriter Graham Yost
More than a dozen Buffy books due next year ...including "What Would Buffy Do? A Vampire Slayer as Spiritual Guide." That tidbit and others buried in an otherwise ho-hum appreciation.

May 26

@N-Zone Magazine is doing a Connections Cards contest. You'll have to become a member first. More...
Film Threat reviews "Ghosts of Albion" , Christopher Golden and Amber Benson's BBC radio/Flash serial. More...
BtVS Season Four DVD preview at Yahoo.com. Includes clips from three special featurettes, including Doug Petrie's thoughts about 'This Year's Girl.'
'Women Are the Weaker Sex' to Be Performed June 27th-29th. It's part of the The 11th Annual Blank Theatre Company Nationwide Young Playwrights Festival and it will be directed by Amber Benson.
Color him clever: Few child stars keep it going past puberty, but Seth Green's still standing. "I don't believe in e-mail. I rarely use a cell phone and I don't have a fax."
On set pic of Michelle and Joss from the finale. Deserves a caption contest, it really does.
Ghost of the Robot photos from 24 May.
Eliza Dusku on Wrong Turn, Tru Calling and Buffy. "I thought it (the finale) was fantastic. I was just really proud of everyone".
An Interview With Danny Strong. One of the best interviews I've read in a long time, packed with Buffy anecdotes and what it's like to be an actor. More...
How BTVS crazy are you? The Buffy purity test. A bit of sillyness of a Monday morning. More...
Geoff Eddy on season 7 He has now completed short episode reviews for all "Buffy" and three "Angel" seasons. And while you're there, take a look at Geoff's equally interesting pages on "artificial languages".

May 25

Character studies and general themes in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, by Shadowkat. More...
Buffy Trivia Guide.
"Maybe Giles's dream just a microcosm of what the Shadowmen did?" Restless / COW / Shadowmen pondering.
"I have a confession to make." Aaron Swartz: "On February 21, 2003 on watched my first episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer (6x09). Im not sure why I did, or why I chose then, or why I chose that episode, but I do know this: I was blown away. I spent all day thinking about it, unable to get it out of my mind, craving more." More...

May 24

Buffy The Vampire Slayer...and revolutionary Another really interesting analysis-type article. More...
"Quality Popular Television" is a new book from BFI on "Cult TV, the Industry and Fans". Some of the examined shows are the usual suspects ("Buffy", "The Sopranos", Star Trek: TNG, X-Files) others seem less obvious ("Martial Law"? "Lois and Clark"?).

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May 23

Power play: 'Buffy' gives girls the goods in finale :: Modesto Bee article .. contains a fun photo of Michelle and Joss. More...
Where Do We Go From Here? "'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' is the best show in the history of television." Aww, shucks. More...
The Succubus Club Annual Golden Fang Awards Vote on the best moments from BtVS Season 7 and Angel Season 4 (spoilers for the finales).
Entertainment Geekly reviews 'Chosen'. "In the end, "Chosen" conveys the best elements of Buffy, deftly balancing humor with earnest heart. Thank you, Joss Whedon. I'll be crying for weeks."
Michelle Trachtenberg interview. "Dawn's second year was I think the most stressful for me because I wasn't a fan so much of her whininess. I know the fans weren't either." More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon on the aftermath of the Buffy finale and what it means for Angel season 5.

May 22

Scans of Fox's and SMG's thank you ads in The Hollywood Reporter More...
Buffy articles across the nation... I punched in this search to Google. It is an interesting feeling as a fan to see so many people across the nation who were touched by this show. Article after article.
The end of Buffy - a conservative, Catholic view The National Review, leading magazine of right-wing politics, offers up its thoughts on "Chosen." More...
Eliza Dushku appearing on Late Night tonight Switched over from Kilborn; probably promoting "Wrong Turn". More...
Poppolitics.com has two article postings, one which we've seen and one we haven't... The one we haven't, "The (Un)Bearable Darkness of Buffy," gives an informed analysis of Season Six a year after the fact. More...
Analysis: Bye-Bye, Buffy "Buffy saw...the horror of war, but not a meaningless war - a war essential for the survival of all that was decent, just and good". More...
"There is a lot of stuff that I need to do." Access Hollywood talks to SMG. I suppose one could call it spoilery. Let's call it speculativery.
Ratings for the finale. 'Chosen' got 4.9 million viewers, the biggest audience for the show since October 2002 and according to the futon critic, it got 4.7/7 in the overnights.
(SPOILER) 'Angel' Will Keep 'Buffy' Torch Lit. Jordan Levin, WB Entertainment President, says Buffy characters will appear next season on Angel but no return for Charisma Carpenter. More...
Buffy finale referenced webtoon Homestarrunner.com During the Dungeons & Dragons sequence in Chosen, Andrew mentions "Trogdor, The Burninator". More...
Hercules Survives The End of Buffy! Ain't It Cool News' Hercules reports back on the big farewell Buffy Bash and gushes over Amber, James Leary, and the littlest slayer... More...
Buffy Rides Off Into the Sunset - Opinion column in the NYTimes compares Buffy to Bonanza.
She saved the world. With Macs. Macintosh gossip site "As The Apple Turns" posts a loving tribute to their favorite show. More...

May 21

Kennedy is twice as popular as Tara. And people like Willow more than Xander. Im talking about baby names, of course. The Social Security Administration has released its annual list. More...
Pay no attention to those plot holes ...or forced one-liners. Chosen was "a reminder of why so many viewers fell in love with the show in the first place," says MSNBC's Lori Smith.
Can we pretend the last season didn't exist? Slate's Hillary Frey loved Buffy, but thinks Chosen "was a one-hour throwaway as poorly scripted as the worst of this season."
7x22 at Showtalkers: Derek Powazek, creator of of online storytelling community Fray.com, discusses the final Buffy episode and storytelling in the Buffyverse. (mp3 can be downloaded from the site) More...
This is the way the world ends.... Stephanie Zacharek reviews the last Buffy episode ever. More...
Daniel Erenberg Reviews 'Chosen'. "'Chosen' is the last episode and, perhaps, the best...it was the perfect note to go out on." Spoiler only for those who haven't seen the finale.
Joss Whedon posts at the Bronze Beta. "I see now that I was shackled by Buffy, and now I'm free. Which, oddly enough, is not how I feel." More...
Boils and Blinding Torment review "Chosen". It's all a bit (unfairly?) snarky. No surprise there then. More...
(SPOILER) Peter David Reviews 7ABB22 'Chosen.' "A major female empowerment story that drove the series to an eminently satisfying thematic conclusion. Just...not entirely blown away by the elements that got us there."
"Buffy" All Staked Out E! Online/Yahoo story on Buffy's end. More...
Right back atcha... MetaFilter discusses the end of Buffy. More...
Chaos Bleeds: Chris Golden sets the record straight. Fans' confusion and outrage over a recent interview by a Vivendi games exec, has led Golden to clarify what is really happening. More...
Official: Drew Goddard will join the Angel writing team for season 5 according to his fansite, the Minions of Ultimate Drew.
ScoopMe! review of the finale. Well the 144th and last episode of the show, was it her finest hour?
Slayer just isn't what she used to be. A Toronto Star writer captures the rise, decline and end of Buffy.
R.I.P. 'Buffy': You drove a stake through convention. L.A. Times feature on the end of Buffy with quotes from Prof. Vivian "giant brain" Sobchack of UCLA (her son was in a band that appeared on the show!) and Joss.
Flak Magazine reviews TWOP and uses BtVS material as examples. Our own site gets a mention to.

May 20

Buffy Season 4 DVD Special Features Preview Hope this hasn't come up here before. Yahoo! Movies has some downloadable clips from the special features of the Season 4 DVDs.
Make me a "Bloody William," too! John Kovalic's Dork Tower strip suggests one way to cope.
20 Questions with Nick Brendon. Q: What are five things that you bring with you on every trip? More...
Farewell, Fair Slayer The most poignant and touching of all the send-offs I've read today. And there's been a lot. More...
Buffy's Love/Hate relationship with D.H. Lawrence. One for the English majors.
The editors of Slayage want to know how you discovered Buffy. According to the e-mail I received announcing this, Lavery and Wilcox believe that these accounts "will have real ethnographic value," and will become a part of Slayage.

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Jiggly blonde aside, 'Buffy' is brilliant TV Some more nice things said about Buffy
NPR's Talk of the Nation to discuss Buffy, possibly with Marti Noxon Scratch that, it's David Lavery, not Marti Noxon.

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Salon salutes Buffy's greatest accomplishments. Membership or free day pass required. More...
IGN -- the SECOND website I visit every day, with a Joss Whedon interview... Of course second website visited today means that although I came in at 8 am I just clicked on IGN at 12:30. Phew!
Will Shetterly posts lots more about Buffy. We've previously discussed his Buffy Lessons post. Scroll down the page for more. More...
Nathan Fillion says Firefly could be back as a movie. "We're talking silver screen, wide release, big old deal. So everything's looking very positive, so we're going to keep our fingers crossed", plus more on the Firefly DVD.
"Buffy set for final slaying". It's another of those send-off type things, this time from BBC News in the UK.
End of Slays: The Buffy Beat It's another of those "quickly, it's ending so let's sum everything up" articles, this time from Entertainment Geekly. More...
Boils and Blinding Torment review of "End of Days". Less snarky than Television Without Pity, but still a bit narked.

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(SPOILER) CG pics from the finale. Find out which cast member had to get a complete body and head scan for a closeup CG transformation of their character.
Television Without Pity review of 'End of Days'. It's all a bit snarky as usual.
Bye-bye, Buffy: Cult hit rides into its last sunset. CNN says farewell. More...
Fangs for the Memories. "It's my great wish that (fans) are very sad," Whedon says. "If they're not sad, I've messed up."
Sweeps Day 27!! The BUFFY Series Finale!! "Perhaps at the bash tonight I'll discuss the eerie and pitiless technical irony that prevented me from seeing the 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' series finale ahead of time. Now I'll be as weepy and wretched as the rest of you come 9 p.m." More...
Salon: The man behind the Slayer. Interview with Joss. Some great stuff. More...
7 Popmatters' writers remember and reconsider the series' many meanings.
ANOTHER Boston Herald article. It's your standard article about the end of Buffy, how people feel about that, and how much it'll be missed.
E! Online chat with Nick Brendon and Emma Caulfield. Not very long, but some nice quotes about the series and their characters. More...
Another list to add to the mania... The Boston Herald picks the 10 Best episodes of Buffy, and the 5 worst. More...
TECHSPLOITATION: Buffy Spoilers. More...
TV Gal picks her top 15 moments of the last seven seasons of Buffy. Even without the two episodes "so absolutely perfect that I declared them masterpieces and took them out of the running"... More...
11th Hour BUFFY Tidbits!! Pretty much a recap of some of the links you've seen here already, but...

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Final zap2it.com article I've never read this quote before:

"It's tough to be a leader," Whedon agrees. "At one point, they voted me out. That was weird."

May 19

(SPOILER) More finale pics, this time from over at Scoopme. Scroll down the page to get to them.

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Boils and Blinding Torment's review of "Empty Places". Yes, I know it's for a couple episodes ago, but it's the last chance to post reviews like this before tomorrow's finale. Sniff.

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Hannigan, Boreanaz, Dushku to grace Kilborn's show Wow, three in one week, awesome.
Another favourite episode list. It's a quick-it's-nearly-the-end list-making bonanza, and this time around the staff at Entertainment Geekly have their turn.
Saturn Awards Winners (Minority Wins Top Saturn) Buffy, Angel and Firefly cast within winners of this year's Saturn Awards
(SPOILER) Leoff's Wildfeed Description for Buffy 7x22 - "Chosen" Leoff give us a close to detailed early look on Buffy's last episode ever.
(SPOILER) Tim Goodman of the SF Gate Says Goodbye to Buffy It's just another sniffly goodbye, but worth a read. Teeny, tiny spoiler in it that you might miss.
Buffy Season 4 DVD Team Find the Buffy Season 4 DVD Street Team here where you can win it on DVD! Also find the official press release here.
(SPOILER) Amy Acker ponders next season Angel. Find out who could be guesting from BtVS and her reaction to the Charisma Carpenter question.
Emma wept after her last scene. "As soon as they announced me as a show wrap, I just burst into tears" plus Nathan Fillion on how much he enjoyed playing Caleb.
Victoria Day Buffy the Vampire Slayer Marathon on Space the Imagination Station. A reminder for Canadian Buffy fans, the top 10 favourite Buffy episodes as voted on by you are airing right now! More...
Audio clips of Tony Head singing at Fedcon. Listen to 'Babies' and weep. More...
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x22 'Chosen' wildfeed summary from Stiney at the Demens board. Want to know if the spoilers from the leaked finale script are true?
Daniel Erenberg sends off Buffy with his own memories of its seven-year history.

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Buffy Creator Speaks. TV Guide chats to Joss about the defunct spinoff, the possibility of a movie and what it was like shooting the final scene. More...

May 18

Learning from the Dead: the Buffy lessons. In his Saturday, May 17, 2003 entry author Will Shetterly makes some good points about the development of BtVS. (scroll past 'a Buffy afterthought')

"I realize I've come down on BUFFY awfully hard, but that's tribute, honest. You don't see me listing what I learned from HAPPY DAYS." More...
Peter David Comments on the eBay Buffy Auction. There's also an update. More...
Joss kills Holly Valance rumours. "I've never heard of Holly!" plus more hints for Angel season 5 and once again he pushes a certain theme for the finale. More...
Indigo on playing Rona and the finale. "I auditioned to play an English girl, a completely different character". (mildly spoilerish).
Tom Lenk on the series finale and the future. "I ended up on a brilliant, amazing show. I could not have asked for more."
Chaos Bleeds game footage from the recent E3 2003 event (Quicktime required).

May 17

Rumours confirmed: there are plans for a Firefly movie. Gail Berman, Fox Entertainment President, says Joss plans to refashion and revive Firefly as a movie. More...
10 questions for Joss Whedon. (NYT, reg poss. req.) More...
Buffy the movie. With the show ending next week, is it time for a re-evaluation of the 1992 flick? More...
A Tale of Two Shows. Why David Greenwalt will be torn apart this fall. More...
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x22 'Chosen' video preview. The finale promo *sniff*.
(SPOILER) Being dead really has worked out well for James Marsters. Teeny tiny itty bitty spoiler regarding the final episode. More...

May 16

Fox picks up Eliza Dushku's 'Tru Calling' to be aired this fall. Tim Minear's 'Wonderfalls' and Marti Noxon's 'Still Life' will air midseason on Fox as well. More...
MSN Q&A with Joss Whedon. The Season 4 DVD, cast difficulties and the end of Buffy. Joss tells all. More...
Joss Whedon on life, love, and leaving 'Buffy' behind. From the Stanford Daily (thx to Anthony Ha for the link). It's slightly spoilery. More...
The Stars Tell Sunnydale Tales. Seth Green, Tom Lenk, Danny Strong, Julie Benz and Emma Caulfield tell E! Online's Kristin their favourite moments from the show. More...
(SPOILER) New York Post review of the finale. "The episode ......is one of the strongest of the entire series".
Dialogue with Joss Whedon. The Hollywood Reporter asks Joss about the legacy of the show and what his future might hold. More...
The Screensavers say goodbye to Buffy tonight The TechTV show will talk a bit about the last seven years and give viewers a few links, today and tomorrow.

May 15

(SPOILER) Where do they go from here? @nzone.com's Tara DiLullo finds out what the future holds for Buffy's cast and crew. More...
(SPOILER) Off the show or on the show? TV Guide tries to find out the truth regarding recent speculation over the Angel cast listing for season 5. More...
Fray not ending after all? Dark Horse Comics says Joss might not be ready to let her go after 8 issues. Plus more on that scythe and a follow up to 'Tales of the Slayers' announced.
The Daily Herald sums up Buffy one of "one of the best dramas in TV history". More...
A last 'Buffy' moment. Wrap party tidbits you won't have read before and who from the cast and crew will be watching the finale? (Register to read article but it's free). More...
Entertainment Geekly review of 'End of Days'. "Overall, this ep is an engaging collection of character scenes". More...
Angel Moves to Channel 5 in the UK Looks like Channel four have given up on Angel and the UK terrestrial rights for seasons 3 and 4 have gone to Channel 5.

Channel 5 will start showing season 3 at 8pm on June 2nd. The only downside to this is that the Sci-Fi channel is showing Firefly at the same time.
Gellar Slammed by 'Buffy' Co-Star. Sarah Michelle Gellar has been slammed by her former Buffy The Vampire Slayer co-star Alyson Hannigan - for failing to tell cast members she was quitting the show.
David Boreanaz comments on the upcoming Crow 4 including some info about the script and his training schedule.

May 14

Two watchers, a witch and a wolf...
The @N-zone Buffy blowout. Part I: Scoobies and Villains.
The Village Voice's eulogy points out some things I hope I'll remember the show by in years to come. "Buffy struck a chord that's incredibly rare on TV, and it will be missed."
Zoic Studios: the BtVS visual effects team. A behind the scenes look at the people who have developed the effects for the finale (mildly spoilerish). More...
Readers respond to the Salon.com 'Spike article'. "Don't blame Spike for the decline in the show" seems to sum up most of the responses. More...
ScoopMe! review of "End of Days". "(It) was what it said it was...the beginning of the end, and all that mattered was setting the stage for the final act." More...
Juliet Landau interview at the BBC Cult site. "Joss said that he had Spike and Drusilla running around in his head for ten years prior." More...
(SPOILER) Peter David Reviews 7ABB21 'End of Days.' "Once again Jane Espenson helps deliver a witty, character driven episode. But with one episode to go, wouldn't this be a good time to be plot driven?"
Buffy Auction : Bid on items from Sunnydale.

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May 13

Apocalypse Now and Then E! Online has a fairly nice timeline of the highlights on screen and behind the scenes of the seven seasons of Buffy. It's part of their Put a Stake In It tribute.
(SPOILER) The WB make it official: Angel is renewed. Check out the cast listing, the new pics and synposis for season 5 (plus download the season 5 poster as well).
Today's "All Things Considered" about the Buffy-philosophy book Today's All Things Considered on NPR will discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy and seems to include some interview with editor James South. You can either find a local NPR station and listen live (ATC seems to typically be an afternoon show but your mileage may vary) or wait till the 14th and listen online
(SPOILER) David Greenwalt on what to expect in Season 5. "To me, it's like a brand-new show." More...
I'm a little bit exhausted. Joss Whedon on the end of Buffy (maybe), Firefly's cancellation, his baby son Arden and Ripper. More...
Television Without Pity review of 'Touched'. Following the recent interview with the TWOP reviewers, here's their review of 'Touched'. More...
Alyson Hannigan FHM interview. Very funny and very revealing (not safe for work in some countries). More...
(SPOILER) Sweeps Day 20!! Herc Gives the Next-To-Last BUFFY Four Stars!!

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Alexa Davalos Cast in 'Pitch Black' Sequel. "Newcomer Alexa Davalos ['Angel''s Gwen Raiden] has joined the cast of Universal Pictures' 'Chronicles of Riddick'..."

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Salon addresses a problem with BtVS. (reg. required to read full article. Grr.) More...
AE Biography: Buffy the Vampire Slayer - The AE channel did a Biography show on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It airs on Wednesday night at 8.

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"End of the Buffyverse", MSN honours Buffy with its 10 best moments. More...

May 12

(SPOILER) Leoff's BtVS S7x21 'End of Days' wildfeed summary. More...
(SPOILER) TV Guide reports Angel renewed! I know this was already at AICN, but I trust TV Guide a little more on this stuff. Show will be, as reported otherwhere, still on Wednesdays, but with a strong Smallville lead-in, which moves from Tuesdays.

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(SPOILER) BtVS S7x21 'End of Days' wildfeed summary.
Firefly premieres in the UK tonight on Scifi UK. Serenity - part 1 at 8pm followed by Serenity - part 2 at 9pm. More...
Spoilers: Why do we read them? Fans love them but writers like David Fury don't, "I despise them with the passion of a thousand suns".
(SPOILER) Angel Renewed : AICN, via Variety is reporting Angel got picked up for a full fifth season. (Casting spoilers in link and post) More...
Chaos Bleeds @ E3 An overview & list of features of the game. More...

May 10

(SPOILER) Scans from the May 16th Entertainment Weekly article on Buffy's finale Contains spoilery pictures and a touching one of Joss and Sarah hugging after shooting Sarah's last scene. *sniff* More...
The New Girl. Iyari Limon on what it's like to play Kennedy.
The 25 Greatest Episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer This article will be featured in the June 2003 issue of Cinescape.

May 09

Drew Goddard and Tim Minear post at the Bronze Beta and is that really Joss Whedon confirming Angel has been renewed? (update - no it wasn't, it was a fan) More...
Tim Minear answers some questions about 'Home' at the Buffistas board. More...
(SPOILER) Michelle Trachtenberg wrap party interview. "We would always wear boots or wed have to be doing stunts, but every time you didnt see feet, we were wearing slippers." More...
Online comic Dork Tower discusses the end of Buffy.
Buffy tattoos. Ever wondered about the tattoos that the characters and cast have? More...
Ta-ra Tara, hello homophobia? With 'Seeing Red' airing on British terrestrial tv last night, Gay.com UK asks was Tara's death justified? More...
Press release for the Chaos Bleeds video game. It's out in August, it's multi platform and you get to play Faith, Willow, Xander, Spike, Sid the Dummy and obviously Buffy. More...
Pop Politics Interviews The Television Without Pity Buffy Recappers Does recapping every bit of every episode spoil the show?
Comprehensive history of the Aurelian vampires. As in "Order of Aurelius", i.e. The Master, Darla, Angelus, Drusilla, Spike and others. An interesting read.

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May 08

Sweet! - PopPolitics.com has a new article about Angel It's titled Getting His Due
(SPOILER) Peter David's Review of 4ADH22 'Home.' "Unusual episode: A series creating a pilot for itself as what would be, effectively, a new series. If 'Angel' continues, possibilities galore. If it doesn't, it's not an unreasonable last episode (although the lost potential will sting.)"
Power and Legitimacy in "Buffy". An analysis of Buffy's rejection by her friends and allies.
Scoopme reviews Angel finale...
Overnight Nielsen for Angel a 3.7/5 Uh, is that good or disappointing or what?
Hollywood Reporter says Angel likely for renewal. So with this in mind, what's on your wish list for season 5 and what did you think of the season 4 finale? More...
Thank you Buffy. See the forthcoming Hollywood Reporter ad where Buffy fans worldwide have thanked the cast and crew for 7 terrific years of television. More...
Gossip rag lays into the Slayer. A piece concocted from online interviews and the comments of an anonymous 'insider'. Possibly a load of toss. More...
"Hand Buffy a sandwich and send her on her way. " Jael Mchenry at Intrepid media on the abc's of television. More...
(SPOILER) New set of Buffy finale pics. Fraz posts more pics from 'Chosen'.
(SPOILER) BtVS S7x21 'End of Days' promo.
Correction: Tim Minear is moving to "Wonder Falls". The man himself posted to the Angel Soul's Spoiler Board to clarify information posted from TimMinear.net. More...
Entertainment Geekly's review of 'Touched'. "This episode feels a lot like an assortment of mismatched puzzle pieces..."

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Grrr! Argh! He's got a name... (Warning) cjb.net may install software on your PC without your consent if you view this page - Simon More...

May 07

TV Guide Reviews Angel Minor spoiler if you don't know the premise of tonight's episode.
Buffy writers discuss the show tonight at the Succubus Club. Listen to Drew Greenberg, Jane Espenson and Rebecca Rand Kirshner chat about Buffy online from 6-8pm Pacific time (9-11pm Eastern).
Tim Minear on alt.tv.angel: the 'Faith' show had been greenlit, but Eliza decided to do something else. More...
(SPOILER) An extra's perspective on the Angel finale; a non-fan describes two days of filming 'Home.' Very interesting.
(SPOILER) USA Today story about finale... If you've seen the preview for tonight's show, then this is most likely not a spoiler for you. That said, use your own discretion. More...
Scoopme review of 'Touched'. Focussing mostly on this episode's similarities to near-finale episodes of previous seasons.

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Five questions with James Marsters. A bizarre discussion about his scalp but there's a nice titbit about his 1987 performance in The Tempest. More...
(SPOILER) Clip from the Angel season finale 'Home'. An amazing scene (Realplayer required).
Tony Head coy about the finale. His lips are sealed but he does give some insight into the Buffy/Giles relationship and some more info on Ripper.
tildanet.com review of 'Touched'. "All-in-all, Im gonna have to give "Touched" a 4.5/5.0 on the Score-O-Rama". More...
(SPOILER) Buffy finale pics!!!! Last ever spoiler pics posted by Fraz at Forums4Fans. More...
ANGEL Season Finale!! "I haven't seen the 'Angel' season finale, but if it's half as good as Tim Minear's script for it, this is going to be the most entertaining installment since Team Angel lost its memories last November." More...
(SPOILER) Peter David Review of 7ABB20 'Touched.' "An improvement over the past few weeks, definitely."
The Star Tribune rates the seasons based on a four-star system and makes comments.

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"I didn't know how long we'd go and how much they'd grow." Sci Fi Wire talked to Joss.
Bye, Bye, Buffy. The Minneapolis Star Tribune says goodbye.
Which M.E. VIP are you?

May 06

Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof interview from the Buffy wrap party. Those two are hilarious together and you can tell Aly is going to miss BtVS.
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz at the L.A. Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention. TVZone - @N-Zone Magazine.
Report and pics from the "End of Days" Angel convention which was held in Blackpool, England over the weekend. Tis a shame Joss Whedon couldn't make it. More...
(SPOILER) Boreanaz and Whedon are optimistic for Angel renewal. "My confidence is high, because there is no earthly reason to cancel this show" says Joss. There's another interview in a similar vein here which has audio clips of David as well.
Buffy and the Meaning of Life. The latest scholarly book on BtVS "Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy: Fear and Trembling in Sunnydale" reviewed at Christianity Today. More...
True Calling. Latest news and spoilers for Eliza Dushku's new pilot at Spoiled Rotten.
(SPOILER) Set Photo from Touched Episode from Forums4fans.com
(SPOILER) Wildfeed from BtVS S7x20 'Touched' at the Demens board. More...
(SPOILER) Kristin at E! Online is 95% certain Angel has been renewed. "Just got word from another source (this makes three) saying they heard it has been picked up". Spoilers for the Buffy and Angel finales as well.
(SPOILER) Sweeps Day 12!! Hercules Has Seen Antepenultimate BUFFY!!
Review of Buffy, Season 6 DVDs, Part 1 (region 4) Apparently, "Once More, with Feeling" has been included 16x9 enhanced, so those with 4:3 TVs will have some of the screen cut off....why oh why did FOX need to do this?

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(SPOILER) TVGal confirms the return of a certain actor to the Jossverse. More...

May 05

Movie trailer -- female hero lead, pits vamps, werewolves... The premise and the trailer reminded me of Buffy for some reason -- plus, I checked the creds and there is a legit link to the Jossverse...

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From Greenwalt to Goddard Erenberg offers a strong overview of the BtVS screenwriting team, noting major additions & subtractions

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Of course, Angel is #1 show fans want to keep - USA Today Boomtown was second. More...
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz talks to TV Guide. "The last episode is the beginning of what's to come, and that's really exciting".
No Tim Minear for season 5? Ain't It Cool News reports that Tim has taken a job as head-writer/show-runner for the new Fox series "Wonder Falls." More...
NYTimes Letters Two thank you letters from Buffy fans for the article in the April 20th Arts & Leisure section - "Getting Buffy's Last Rites Right." Reg required More...
Alyson Hannigan FHM pics. From the June edition and not work safe in some countries. More...

May 04

The Buffy Factor. How a vampire slayer and two witches changed lesbian representation on TV. More...

May 03

(SPOILER) Stephanie Romanov speaks to Zap2it. "I always saw her (Lilah) as a film noir character". More...
Lydia Chalmers' Thesis on William the Bloody. Remember the female Watcher from 'Checkpoint' and how she said she did her thesis on Spike? Well, here it is. More...
Joss has plans to write and produce a movie but we don't know more than that cause the article focuses on his joke about Toronto.
Guys dig strong women like Buffy.

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Talk the Talk. Buffy slang is everywhere.
Buffy is so much cooler than politics. According to one journalist, anyway.
'Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy' Released. Both Peter David and Entertainment Weekly cover this new book release. More...

May 02

The Top Ten Buffy villains and look who gets pole position. More...
Scoopme! Angel Review Centers mostly on the free will issues in the episode. More...
Entertainment Geekly's Angel review Angel, "Peace Out" -- You've got a little something on your face. More...
An Angel fan wins the futon critic's Save Our Show contest and read the letter that won it for AtS. "I never know how this show is going to end. It surprises me over and over again." More...
Social cyberspace. A sociologist poses the question how might a person determine which BtVS newsgroup is the best one to join and explains how Microsoft (gasp) can help. More...
(SPOILER) Angel finale trailer!!!! AtS S4x22 'Home' is written and directed by Tim Minear and this is The WB's weirdest trailer to date.
Nathan Fillion: Buffy's Last Big Bad. "Fear the righteous".
TV Gal ask some of the questions we're all asking. That is, for those of us who avoid spoilers.
X-Men 2 Review Includes Buffy Reference. "Overseas critics are reviewing X2: X-Men United a day ahead of its U.S. opening. ... Writes Barbara Ellen in the London Times: 'X2 remains a decent enough sci-fi effort, which delivers on most of the levels fans could expect. Too bad it's hampered by a plot that wouldn't get green-lit for an average episode of Buffy.'"

May 01

Bye, Bye, Buffy Zap2it honors our favorite Vampire Slayer More...
(SPOILER) @N-Zone Magazine report of the Vulkon convention. Loads of great stuff, including video clips of James Marsters, Iyari Limon and James C Leary. More...
Move with the TV times. Is the growing phenomenon of downloading episodes a threat to the TV industry and if so what should be done about it? More...
Entertainment Geekly review of 'Empty Places'. "For those who are wondering, yes, that's Nerf Herder playing at the Bronze." More...
(SPOILER) Peter David's Review of 4ADH21 'Peace Out.' "...a seriously nifty conclusion to the Jasmine storyline."



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