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September 01

(SPOILER) TV Tome previews the first four episodes of S5 With episode four, David Boreanaz becomes the most prolific Buffyverse actor - he will have appeared as "Angel" for the 148th time. More...

August 31

Buffy wins Hugo for "Conversations with Dead People" in the "Best dramatic presentation, short form" category. Other nominees were Angel's "Waiting in the Wings" and Firefly's "Serenity", as well as two episodes of "Enterprise".
(SPOILER) Big Fang Theory Shawna Malcolm on the set of AtS (TV Guide Aug. 30th, 2003) More...

August 30

Silverbulletcomicbooks reviews Stake To The Heart.

August 29

IGN Games Reviews 'Chaos Bleeds,' Awards It a 7.7/10 "If you love Buffy, get this game. If you dig action games, this one might be better served as an extended rental." More...
The BBC Cult Guide to 'Chaos Bleeds'. Includes an in-game action clip, screenshots and interviews with the executive producer and the scriptwriter, Chris Golden. More...
Angel Creator Joss Whedon Sees Evolution of TV Shows on DVD Joss gives an interview about the reasons for some of his decisions on the DVD's
When 'Shippers ruin everything. Unthinking groupies apparently ruin the best TV shows around according to this polemic from Mrs Giggles. More...
Win Angel S2 on DVD. More...

August 28

Whedon fans share 'Most Annoying Fans' Award according to The Vidiots at TeeVee.org. We tied with fans of 'The Office'. More...
Jane Espenson's ecomic 'Jonathan' - part one. The adventures of a Superstar. More...
(SPOILER) New Angel promo posters? Two new posters of Wesley and Gunn have surfaced on various boards but there's no independent verification if they are genuine. More...
Butt Kick of the Week (5.5 MB Quicktime). The jailbreak scene from "Salvage" is this week's BKOW on the WB's site.
(SPOILER) O, Show of Little "Faith" -- Fox's TRU CALLING "It's worth a look to see where it goes next, anyway, vampire-slaying or no". Chris Ryall of Movie Poop Shoot gives his take on Tru Calling.

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August 27

'Note To Self: Religion Freaky'. Daniel Ereneberg discusses religious belief in the Buffyverse in his latest article at Slayage.com.
(SPOILER) New Angel spoilers. Tidbits about episode 5, reliable spec and prop news. (Scroll down the third MadeToLove post at the bottom of the page). More...
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz on playing Angel. According to him, it's like being possessed by a legion of rambunctious spirits. More...
Strong enough for slayers. New Tampax commercial stars Iyari Limon. More...
Gamespot Reviews 'Chaos Bleeds,' Awards It an 8.2/10. "Chaos Bleeds is an excellent, well-put-together action adventure game that most fans of the genre should be able to enjoy and any Buffy fan will love." More...
Buffy album hits stores next month. Virgin Records will release Radio Sunnydale: Buffy The Vampire Slayer - Music From The Television Series on September 30th.

August 26

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds has shipped! The videogame is now available to buy on all three systems. More...
(SPOILER) New Angel Season Teased More...
Dido's 'White Flag' video - starring David Boreanaz. Macromedia Flash required for viewing. More...
James Marsters praises Willow/Tara on-screen kiss. "It wasn't about being gay; it was just about being in love. It was beautiful." (Excerpt from his recent SFX interview). More...
Joss discusses Angel season 2 and talks a little about Tony Head not wearing any pants.
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon previews Angel season 5. "We’re having a lot of fun".

August 25

From Angel to the Final Cut. Stephanie Romanov talks about moving on from Angel and her latest movie "The Final Cut". More...
(SPOILER) BTVS/ATS and The Pitfalls of The TV Medium by shadowkat. The best Buffyverse article you'll read all year. (Contains well known casting spoiler for Angel). More...
Aly in Divine Modness photo shoot. Unlike any other Aly pic you've seen.
(courtesy of the kitten board) More...
Where's Joss' credit for X-Men? I don't quite know what the rules are here, so please just delete this if it's inappropriate -- but I wanted to ask the whedonesque community a question. We all know that Joss worked on some big movies, but where are the credits?

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Confessions of a Spikeoholic. "“The writers noticed early on that they could give James anything and he would give it his all and make it work, just like Spike,” says Billie. “So they’ve gone to town with his character." More...
Amy Acker interviewed at City of Angel. More...

August 22

Angel condemned by the Parents Television Council as the show makes number 6 in their top 10 prime time worst shows of 2002-2003. More...
(SPOILER) Ats S5x01 'Conviction' pics. Nine images from the season premiere, you know you want to have a look.

August 21

What to expect from 'Chaos Bleeds'. A Q&A with Greg Goodrich, vice-president and executive producer at Vivendi Universal Games. More...
Submit a question to Rob Kral. More...
Part two of Jane Espenson's ecomic 'Reunion'. "I don't feel dying. And I should know". More...
(SPOILER) Major spoilers for AtS S5x04 'Hell Bound'. More...
BuffyFest 2003 Scheduled for October 11th in San Diego. Guests include Andy Hallett, Adam Busch and his band Common Rotation, Danny Strong, Mercedes McNab, and Robin Sachs.
Amy Acker is the Covergirl of the August 2003 Edition of FHM UK. More...
(SPOILER) Episode 5.04 Details for ''Angel'' at Filmjerk.com. Just some casting info for minor characters.

August 20

Fox deny 'Tru Calling' rumors. "[The rumors] are untrue," a Fox rep tells TV Guide Online in regards to yesterday's spec that the show would be delayed till mid-season. More...
Sarah's Breast Cancer Awareness Ad. This is part of a campaign to help benefit 'The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation' (via smgfan.com).
Happy birthday to James Marsters. The man who played one of Buffy the Vampire Slayer's most popular characters is 41 today.
The CS Monitor talks a little about both "Tru Calling" and "Still Life. "You know, there's two inevitabilities: death and taxes, she says. "And TV shows about taxes are just not that interesting."

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August 19

Rumor: 'Tru Calling' May Not Air in the Fall. "'It looks like the new Fox show 'Tru Calling' is being pushed back to midseason or spring for a third round of recasting and rewriting. The first few episodes and the pilot are going to be reshot.'" More...
(SPOILER) AtS S5x03 'Unleashed' summary. Find out what the sides didn't tell you. More...
ASH to appear in Pirates of Penzance. According to his official homepage, Tony Head will be playing Hook the pirate king in a production of Peter Pan/Pirates of Penzance at the Savoy Theatre in London in December 2003. More...
(SPOILER) "On the Couch: I'm Spoiling 'Angel' Episode 5.3--Don't Say I Didn't Warn You." Mostly casting spoilers for Angel 5.3, "Unleashed." More...
MAC Buffy Series VI Painted Action Figure Photos. They include Riley, Adam, D'Hoffryn, and Fyarl Demon Giles, and were taken at the recent Wizard World convention in Chicago two weekends ago. More...

August 17

Bid for David Boreanaz's Mercedes Benz. The successful bidder will also get to spend the day with him. Current bidding stands at US $78,000. More...
Taking Back Television, One Disc at a Time. The New York Times praises Joss Whedon, Marti Noxon and Seth Green's commentary for "Wild at Heart". More...
A Special Buffy Issue. A collection of papers from "The Buffyverse" Symposium held in Melbourne last year. Numerous topics ranging from Spike fans to similarities between Dr Van Helsing and Giles. More...
(SPOILER) The second hellmouth stirring? "Investigations are believed to be focusing on why three faults picked up in Cleveland were not brought under control." More...

August 15

Dark Horse confirms monthly Buffy comic book is to end. But the adventures of Buffy and co will appear in specials and mini-series for a while yet. More...
'Jake 2.0' Star Has Fond 'Buffy' Memories. Christopher Gorham talks about playing James in "I Only Have Eyes for You" back in season 2. More...
Charisma Carpenter discusses her departure from Angel. Answers a few burning fan questions, raises even more. More...
See Jane Date Official website for Charisma's TV movie.

August 14

Buffy's Potty Mouth Searched the archives and I don't believe this had been posted. More...
Scott Allie Interview The Dark Horse Editor of the Buffy comics speaks... More...
New eComic, Buffy/Angel: Reunion. See what you didn't when Buffy returned from the grave... (part one).

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Yoshi the Pokemon Slayer. "I watch over Yoshi and I'm British."
Buffy boosts News Corp. DVDs of BtVS and other shows have helped to generate revenues of 250 million US dollars in the past year. More...
City of Angel's coverage of Comic Con 2003. Featuring the Joss Whedon Q&A, the Buffy/Angel writers' panel, Marti Noxon, Eliza Duskhu and loads more. More...
DVD Talk Reviews Angel Season 2 DVD A review of the 2nd season DVD to be released on Sept. 2. Contains mild spoilers if you have not seen the second season. More...
Canadian station "Space" will be airing 12 Firefly episodes. Mondays at 9pm beginning Sept 8.

August 13

Angel Season 2 DVD. Cool site about the sesond season Angel on DVD with pictures,a message board,and contest.You have to join first but it's worth it.

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Buffy canon versus fanon. A very comphrensive guide to what's canon, what's fanon, and what's just not clear in the Buffyverse. More...
Another Fray #8 Review Silver Bulletin Comics Reviews Fray #8
Vivendi Universal Announces That 'Chaos Bleeds' Has Gone Gold. Looks like it's indeed set for release at the end of the month.

August 12

Review of Fray #8 of 8...
The official 'Chaos Bleeds' website which features Willow and Xander trailers with amusing commentaries. More...
Charisma Carpenter video interview. Mostly about her TV movie 'See Jane Date' but Angel is mentioned. More...
Scythe Prop Currently Being Auctioned on eBay. As of this writing it's selling for $6,000.00. Ouch.
The Wesley Unification Theory. Mr Wyndham-Pryce's character dissected. More...
(SPOILER) AtS S5x02 'Just Rewards' summary. More...
(SPOILER) TV Gal talks about Charisma, and SIT, Angel syndication, ASH... The spoilers, as always for TV Gal, are well delineated and avoidable. Amy has some nice things to say about Charisma Carpenter, who is in the TV movie "See Jane Date." She also mentions when Angel will be in syndication and an Anthony Stewart Head upcoming appearance.

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August 11

'Buffy Dialogue Database' becomes 'Buffyverse Dialogue Database' The site that, for a couple years, has been a database for clips of dialogue from BtVS has now expanded to include Angel as well.
The (Un)Bearable Darkness of Buffy. PopPolitics.com digs into S6. More...
Buffy spinoff for the 2004-2005 season? According to Joss Whedon, it's "still very much in the works" and Jordan Levin says The WB is where the spinoff belongs. More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar to guest in 'The Simpsons' and she says the decision to leave BtVS hasn't yet hit her.
(SPOILER) Angel episode 3 spoilers and Tensai has updated with more info on this episode. More...
(SPOILER) Queer Eye for the Undead Guy. Not spoilery if you know the cast of AtS this fall, and aboslutely hilarious. More...

August 09

(SPOILER) 'Angel's Gunn, Charles Gunn An Interview of J. August Richards conducted by Zap2it.
The full version of 'Blue,' the song that Angie Hart performed in 'CwDP,' is now available for download on the official site of her band, Splendid. Go to the Multimedia and then the Audio section- it's a few songs down. More...

August 08

Ask Seth Green anything. Seth is promoting his new movie with an open Q&A at E!Online's Star Boards. Deadline is August 11; answers posted September 1.
100 Greatest Scary Moments. Vote for Buffy in Channel 4's poll to find the top 100 most terrifying moments ever seen in TV, film, pop and advertising. More...
Armin Shimerman's Buffy years. In the fourth part of the FilmForce interview, find out what he thought of the Buffy cast and crew. More...
(SPOILER) Fan made credits for Angel season 5 at Slayage.com. More...
Video Interview With Greg Goodrich, Executive Producer of the 'Chaos Bleeds' Videogame. It will be released on August 29th for the Playstation 2, Gamecube, and Xbox consoles. More...

August 07

Onya, Buffy! Australia says bye-bye to Buffy. Article has some interesting info on the show 'rewriting primetime'. More...
Kelgor Unbound - The conclusion to "Ring of Fire". "Was Big Bird always this cranky?". More...
Season 7 DVD news. Jane Espenson has recorded the commentary track for "Conversations With Dead People," along with Drew Goddard, Nick Marck, Tom Lenk and Danny Strong.
(SPOILER) Mutant Enemy - Type Titbits. Herc at Ain't It Cool News on Fray #8, casting news for Angel and reveals which new show Rebecca Rand Kirshner is writing for.
(SPOILER) AtS S5x01 'Conviction' summary. Those who are spoiled will know most of the details already but there are new spoilers (reg required).
The Saga of the Jaffa Cakes - Check out the script halfway down the page.
Season 4 Review at City of Angel. Good times.
Charisma stuck in high school world will be playing Alicia Silverstone's high school friend on NBC's Miss Match. More...

August 06

Buffy influence on The Longest Journey. Norwegian game designer Ragnar Tornquist includes Buffy in his influences, and wants Alyson Hannigan to be in the movie. More...
(SPOILER) Angel set report.
BTVS gets nominated. Buffy gets several nominations for tomorrows' teen choice awards

August 05

Discovering Buffy. First-person accounts of how Buffy followers from around the world came to watch the show. More...
"I know you hear 'wedding' and have all these sorts of ideas, but you can just scratch that." Alyson Hannigan on CNN. More...
Armin Shimerman talks to IGN. First part of the interview deals mostly with his background and the Ferengi.

August 04

(SPOILER) More details on James Marsters film, Venetian Heat SpikeonAngel.com compiles news including detailed synopsis, cast photos and crew information.
Alyson's real-life Hellmouth "I have a ghost in my house...I don't know why he's there. But he's very friendly." (Second item)
Andy Hallett Turns 28 Today. His birthday is August 4th, 1975.
Alyson Hannigan talks to Matt Lauer.. "Willow started getting sexier and cooler and more empowered. Alyson is too cool and sexy to remain nerd-girl for too long" - Joss Whedon More...
"The children who won't grow up" Sociologist Frank Furedi ponders "boomerang kids" and "parasitic singles" (quite flattering terms!). "Buffy" is mentioned twice. The quotations follow.

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Drew Greenberg makes his Smallville writing debut in the fourth episode of the new season according to KryptonSite's spoiler section. More...
(SPOILER) Life After Buffy. Tony Head, James Marsters, Amber Benson, James C. Leary and Adam Busch reminisce at the recent Moonlight Rising convention.

August 03

See Charisma Move Forward.. "See Jane Date" premieres later this month on the ABC Family Channel.

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Charisma Carpenter to guest on NBC series. Charisma has signed a one-episode guest deal for "Miss Match" airing on NBC this fall.
Billy Frontier A game that has the same premise of Firefly, maybe what a Firefly game would've looked like if it had become as successful as Buffy.
(SPOILER) Moviepoopshoot: Angel casting info. More...

August 02

Jewel Staite (Kaylee in Firefly) to guest in "Dead Like Me". Scroll down the DLM spoiler page. More...
(SPOILER) What're you lookin' at? So. Who's gonna watch the WaTchers? You? More...

August 01

The Process. From concept to finished project, how special makeup artists 'Almost Human' created 'The Beast'. Great behind the scenes pics. More...
Joss Whedon biography released in the UK and the new edition will feature an extra interview with Joss about the end of the Buffy series and his plans for Angel.
LA Weekly: Columns: A Considerable Town: Hooray for Hellmouths. "Even Hank’s had his kooks, one of whom furiously accused me of conning her when she finally figured out that Hank’s diary — about a guy with a vampire-slaying daughter named Buffy — was actually based on a TV show. If I’ve ever felt crazy for Socking, a few of my readers have put my craziness comfortably into perspective." More...



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