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August 01

Sideshow Collectables - Sculpting process. Article about Sideshow at the convention. Mentions SMG and how she gets to approve the final sculpt. Other actors do this also.
They Might Be Common Rotation among Giants. Adam Busch's band Common Rotation is openning for the band They Might Be Giants summer tour of the US. A great opportunity for the guys and their unique sound to be heard by a wider audience. More...

July 31

MichaelDVD's Review of the R4 Firefly DVD Set... Another intelligent reviewer who thinks FOX's cancellation of Firefly was a huge mistake. Only contains spoilers if you have yet to pick up the DVD set and haven't seen the episodes.
Diamond Select's Spike action figures pics. There's punk Spike, blue shirt Spike and shirtless Spike on cross and two others. There's also pics of the new Darla action figures as well.
Miss Kitty Fantastico game. A cartoony 3D-arcade-puzzle-game based on the kitten from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Lost in Sunnydale, this little cat must escape monsters and various puzzles on her quest to find Willow and Tara. More...
Seth Green and the Family Guy cast invade Montreal comedy festival. With news of returning the once canceled series back to FOX next spring and also talking about a DVD movie in the works and a CD of satirical songs called 'Family Guy Live in Vegas' due out in Nov.
Buffy + Twilight Zone = O'Grady. At its best, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" used horror conventions to illustrate teen angst. "O'Grady," a likable new animated comedy, employs supernatural events in the same wonderful -- and psychologically astute -- way. Set in O'Grady High School, it turns all the kids' emotional problems into wacky, "Twilight Zone"-like phenomena." More...
Chicks with cellos rock the Buffy world. Rasputina is out on tour. With their unique sound, they are most familiar to Buffy fans with the song Transylvanian Concubine which was featured on the Buffy soundtrack. More...
Yikes! Emma Caulfield's on "Monk" tonight (Friday) on the USA network at 10:00pm (check local listings), playing "Meredith Preminger". See the "More" section for additional airdates of this episode. More...
The Slayer Collection: Xander R2 DVD Cover Art and the cover art for the Giles, Dawn and Cordelia DVDs as well. Still no word on what the actual episodes are for each DVD. More...

July 30

Poll has Whedon as top choice to direct next X-Men movie. Cinescape poll which has been up since Singer left the franchise to helm Superman has Joss leading. Link is to results -- poll is on front page currently. More...
Whedon on Wired's Geek Power Grid. Just slightly to the Wonk side, and very close to the utmost in Cool. Graphic not online but browsable at any bookstore in Wired magazine's August issue.
Cover art and info for "Greg the Bunny" DVD set. The series that Seth Green was in right after he left BtVS. More...
In "Lost" battle Channel 4 wins war. C4 outbid its competion to have the exclusive U.K. rights to the hottest show at this year's L.A. Screenings, Buena Vista Intl. Television's thriller "Lost." The show will start airing next year. It features former Whedon alumns David Fury and Daniel Dae Kim. More...
Joss Whedon praises M. Night Shyamalan. Calls the director of Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Signs "the master" and says that his films "prove you don't need splatter to be effective". More...
SMGfan posts complete transcript of SMG's appearance at Comic-Con. More...
Preview of the first five pages of Astonishing X-Men #4. Very nice pencils by Cassaday and just what does the second page indicate? (Correction: there was a mix up and the page 2 shown when I first posted the link was the final page, the proper page 2 is now shown). More...

July 29

Stars Attack Sci-Fi Shindig. TV Guide's report of the Comic-con. Makes SMG look pretty bad. Joss Whedon looks great though! More...
Buffy The Vampire Slayer Collection: Three Disc Boxset (R2). At a RRP of 20 pounds, you get the Spike, Angel and Willow DVDs which were sold individually at 13 pounds each. For whatever reason, the Faith DVD is not included. More...
Full 'Serenity' Trailer coming soon. But the one shown at Comic Con will not be put online according to the admin at the official movie site. More...
Jeremy (DVDGuy) posts 'Serenity' Panel Comic-Con mp3. Different from the one on FFF. To my ears, it's a little easier to make out what's being said.
(SPOILER) Herc Gives ABC's LOST Five Stars!! Here's hoping J.J. Abrams, David Fury, et al. give us something to sing about! Premieres Sept. 22
A review of Astonishing X-Men #3 from ComiXfan. A review of Joss and Cassaday's third issue. More...

July 28

AICN Comic Con Coverage. Looks like the enthusiastic audience at the Serenity panel may have created a convert!
Eliza Dushku slams plastic surgery and attacks Hollywood for pressurising young stars into having it done. More...
How to Get Your Girlfriend Into Comics. An article from Fanboy Radio. Contains Joss/BtVS/Firefly mentions. More...
'Angel's' Acker Falls for 'Novice'. The 27-year-old Texan will star in "The Novice".
CCI, Day 3: One Letter, Many Surprises: Marvel Talks All Things "X". In his panel discussion at the Comic-Con International, Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Queseda spills the beans on upcoming mutant happenings. (Joss mention.) More...

July 27

(SPOILER) Serenity Comic Con Panel Description. Gives a rundown of highlights from the panel, with a brief description of some footage shown.
The scifi convention experience. The latest MediasharX column praises conventions (especially ones with Mercedes McNab). More...
Sky One ratings slain by Buffy. MediaGuardian.co.uk reports on the failure of the premiere UK satellite channel to find a popular successor to Buffy. This has caused Sky One's audience share among young viewers to plummet (painful reg req). More...
Captain Mal Reynolds features in '25 Greatest Sci-fi legends' list. He makes #18 in an article in the new issue of TV Guide. More...
Buffy the Vampire Slayer's "Jump the Shark" page. Probably old but.....the highest number of votes say the show never jumped the shark. Tara's death is number two.
SMGfan has posted a clip of SMG's appearance at this year's Comic-Con. More...
Worst TV Storylines in Recent History. TV Gal Amy Amatangelo mentions the Cordy/Connor romance as an example. More...

July 26

Buffyverse writers sign on for 'Global Frequency'. It has been confirmed that Diego Gutierrez ('Normal Again') and Ben Edlund ('Smile Time') are now on board for the midseason WB show. More...
Gellar In 'Grudge' Reshoots. Interview with SMG about her reshoots in Japan recently. Big interview with Sarah about 'The Grudge' at About.com as well. More...
Amy Acker's indie film "The Novice" finishes shooting. While the article does not mention Amy, it does tell a bit about the film. Link may contain possible spoilers.
Joss Whedon plans Serenity comic book. He's negotiating with Dark Horse. Link to Scifi.com. No other spoilers. More...
A pair of Front row seats to the Super Slayercon con on E-bay. To see James Marsters, Alexis Denisof, Clare Kramer, Tony Head, Juliet Landau, the Troika, and many more in Oakland, CA Aug. 27-29. More...
Comic-Con International 2004. Were you there? Post your reports in the comments section and tell us all about it. More...
The Nice Guy - "Serenity Now!". It's Firefly time for Jeff and his friends in the new 'The Nice Guy' online comic strip. And check out the Home Page as well to see the characters dressed up as Mal, Simon, Inara and Jayne.

July 25

Sarah Michelle Gellar Buffy herself appeared at Comic-Con. Starts way down the page with the title The Grudge. Has spoilers for that. At the bottom of the page it mentions it will be reporting about Joss Whedon and Firefly tomorrow. Highlights of Sarah's Q&A here. More...
Build Your Own Buffy Demon. Pointless? Probably. But it'll keep you out of trouble for a few minutes.
Fox sends Spoilerslayer a C&D. He will no longer be covering Tru Calling news/spoilers and has had to remove all DVD links because of Fox images.
Eliza Comic Con report and photo. She said she'd "love" to do a Buffyverse movie -- and doesn't have any other movie deals in the works.
Buffy and So the Intensifier. Buffy is mentioned as the possible source of a relatively new usage of the word 'so'. More...

July 24

Vrak.TV refuses to show last two seasons of Buffy. The French Canadian channel has taken this decision citing responsibility to its younger viewers and concern about the adult themes of seasons 6 and 7. More...
Drusilla will be joining her boys at Halloween 2004. "Joining in the spooky fun will be special guests from America including actress Juliet Landau, who played British vampire Drusilla in 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' and 'Angel'." More...
Cover and plot info for Astonishing X-Men #6. Cassaday's b/w cover is a tour de force. His best to date?
Angelic words. Ancier: "...If there's a way to keep it alive for the huge fan base, that would be great."

July 23

Jewel Staite's latest blog update. Jewel talks about Serenity, her love for Snapple, the upcoming Comic Con, and the discussion of her weight on message boards.
Inkworks Buffy Cards offering exclusive pre-production Tara figure. Holy cow. 1 redemption card per case for an exclusive pre-production version of the Diamond Select Toys' Tara figure. With only 500 cases produced, this is going to be VHTF!
Four page preview for Astonishing X-Men #3. This issue will be out on the 28th of this month.
Official 'Serenity' blog updated. This time Chris Buchanan writes and not Dusty Buttoms. Hmmmm.
The Succubus Club's Final Show. It airs August 25th 2004. Say goodbye to Angel (and The Succubus Club) with Kitty and Candy.
Happy Birthday Charisma! 34 and ever so lovely!
Angel CD Clock Available To Bid At eBay. If you are a big fan of Angel, you might wanna buy this clock.Hurry, you have lots of time.There are still no bids yet.
Angel Season 5 DVD (R2) not until 2005. Check out some of the latest news on Angel Season 5 DVD.
TRIO to show Joss Whedon produced show 'Parenthood'. The cable network has announced plans to show the 1990 comedy series which lasted one season on NBC as part of its "Brilliant But Cancelled" fall season lineup. More...

July 22

First footage of 'Serenity' to be shown at Comic Con. Mutant Enemy President Chris Buchanan says "it's an exciting little taste of the BDM to come" and reveals that he will be at the event as well along with the entire cast. More...
Three Buffy Stars Without Makeup. Alyson Hannigan, Ashanti and Charisma Carpenter all feature in this website which has pics of celebrities without their makeup on.
Prophecy Girl Buffy - Non exclusive Version. This one has Buffy with her hair down and no jacket. The face looks great.
SERENITY Teaser Art Revealed! An article from yesterday at RopeOfSilicon.
Angel - The Vampire Anthology Character DVDs Released 8th September (R4) Individual discs to be released focusing on Cordelia, Gunn, Fred & Wesley. Also released on that date Buffy - The Slayer Collection DVDs (R4). Individual discs which focus on Willow, Faith, Angel and Spike. Episodes are the same as the ones previously posted. More...
After Buffy it was on to a Bunny for Seth Green. Greg the Bunny that is, the short lived series on FOX (go figure) is making it's way to DVD Oct 19th. "It was a show that had high hopes, but only lasted 11 episodes, leaving 2 "in the can." Now Fox is releasing all 13 episodes, with lots of extras for fans." More...
IGN Exclusive Clip: Without a Paddle which stars Seth Green. The movie hits theaters on August 18. "Without a Paddle is billed as a high-speed comedy-adventure in which three young guys go into the Oregon wilderness in search of lost treasure."
How Eliza Dushku made Jason Priestly feel old. In this interview with Jason Priestly he recounts what Eliza said that made him realize he was now one of the oldest cast members on Eliza's show Tru Calling.
Prophecy Girl Buffy - Sideshow Exclusive. New 12" Buffy from Sideshow Collectibles - Prophecy Girl More...
Showrunner John Rogers clarifies Amber issue at AICN. Herc sounds off and insists Amber Benson would be perfect for lead role on Global Frequency. He gets email note from showrunner John Rogers who approached Amber in first place.
Jeph Loeb talks Buffy Animated. Tantalizing insights into the animated series from the co-executive producer in this interview with CFQ. More...
Why Angel was canceled and Dark Shadows was not picked up. Does the WB want more control over the shows it airs. Article talks about last weeks press tour of the new line-up including the offer still on the table to Whedon about Angel and how the producer of DS sees things differently about why his show was not on the fall line-up. More...
Charmed by Buffy-lite. Writer finds same "emotional resonance" in watching Charmed that Buffy had, if you get beyond the layer of fashion fluff. "Charmed tackles questions of duty, obligation, family, responsibility and sacrifice. Big questions. And it handles them pretty well."(reg req) More...
Inkworks announces Serenity trading cards. To coincide with the movie release, and to include both Autograph Cards and Pieceworks (costume) cards.
First glimpse at the Southland. An interview with Richard Kelly where he discusses Sarah's upcoming film.

July 21

Evil Willow Cartoons. Very funny and naughty Evil Willow cartoons. NC-17. Not safe for work. More...
Bluffy The Vampire Slayer Cartoons. Check out these hilarious comic strips of Bluffy The Vampire Slayer! There is a list of cartoons, and you can check them all out.
Bertha Blue is dead! Although it was never mentioned in the PETA ad, BBC Cult reveal that Bertha Blue (the dog DB was walking at the time of being spotted) is dead. A whole year ago! More...
UPN on why they didn't pick up Angel. UPN president of entertainment Dawn Ostroff tells reporters "it was mentioned but we were very happy with our development this year".
Buffy novel and comic writer Christopher Golden website. He also co-created and wrote with Amber Benson the BBCi.com web comic "Ghost of Albion" series.
Clarification on the Amber Benson WB rumour. It has now been confirmed that the showrunner for Global Frequency did want Amber to test for a role and that a WB exec did veto her. However, this veto had nothing to do with her role as Tara. Warren Ellis speaks about these rumours - Simon. More...
Marvel "pleased" with Astonishing X-Men. Marvel Publisher Dan Buckley tells Newsarama that it's "picking up new readers every week" and confirms that the first issue sold just over 200,000 copies.

July 20

Awards for Buffy the Vampire Slayer and for Angel as well. IMDB's run down on what major awards the shows were nominated for and actually won.
Todd McIntosh speaks about 'Dark Shadows'. The former Buffy makeup department head talks about his work on the pilot and why The WB failed to pick it up. More...
The WB really really want an Angel Movie? E!Online's Kristin drops some tantalising hints about whether or not we're getting Angel movies. Scroll down to see the post.
When They Were Young. A gallery of our Whedonverse actors and actresses...too cute!!!
Julie Benz to attend Chiller Theatre Expo in E. Rutherford, N.J. from October 29th-31st.
Shore Leave-26 featuring Mercedes McNab. CoA's coverage of convention.

July 19

Eliza Dushku excited about next season of 'Tru Calling'. She mentions that there will be mysterious twists and guest stars and looks forward to working with the cast and crew again.
Movies that have spawned TV Spin-offs. Buffy and the planned TV Movies mentioned as one of the successful spin-offs into the television world from the original movies.
Scifi TV: Deja vu All Over Again. Broadcast networks, it seems, are giving up on genre shows whereas cable networks are eager to get the rerun rights. It means that many more can discover Buffy and Angel for the first time. More...
Metro Entertainment In-Store Autograph Signing on Saturday, August 21st in Santa Barbara features Amy Acker, Christian Kane, Sarah Hagan (Amanda), Indigo (Rona), and Clara Bryant (Molly). That's a nice Potentials reunion. More...
'Astonishing X-Men' holds strong at number 3 in Diamond's figures for comic books shipped in June. Joss' second issue was beaten by DC's much hyped 'Identity Crisis' and Brian Azzarello and Jim Lee's 'Superman'. More...
HB... Oh no not again, but what about Buffy. A short article talking about HBO's domination of the Emmy nominations, while shows like Buffy and Angel are constantly re-buffed by the mainstream award show. More...
An epic tale of sex, violence and religion, that will appeal to Buffy fans. A review of the film of the latest telling of the King Arthur tale. "Arthur has something for everyone - even, it would seem now, Buffy fans." More...

July 18

Tru Calling DVDs - Fox 'are working on it'. But no indication when they will be released.
Would Freud have seen Buffy as just Buffy? "The endless pseudo-scholarly theorising over Winnie the Pooh, Harry Potter and even Buffy the Vampire Slayer reflects a culture that finds it increasingly difficult to distinguish between childish entertainment and adult intellectual nourishment." More...
Shouldn't the guy in charge of the WB at least watch his network? Article points out how Ancier and new guy Janollari, seem to not even watch the shows they have on their network. So, why should we believe them when they talk about wanting Angel back, if they never even watched while it was on. More...
(SPOILER) Serenity is now flying on Yahoo! Movies. Serenity has been added to Yahoo's movie database.
Mild spoilers for plot description.

July 17

TV's David Boreanaz is an "ANGEL" for animals. "Angel Star Aims to Save Dogs From Miserable Lives at the End of a Chain." in this PETA issued press release regarding the ad campaign featuring David and his dogs.
WB: TV for people with short attention spans. A Canadian critics perspective of the WB's attempt to hype its new fall season. BtVS mentioned a few times. More...
Ebay auction-- Gum and Wad of Tissue from the set of Angel This is *probably not* a bonafide auction from Fox.....but they sure fooled me! More...
Meet & Greet Joss Whedon at Wizard World in Chicago convention. Limited number of VIP packages to the upcoming August con have gone back onsale. Which includes a Sunday morning get together with the headliners. Also some photos of Eliza at the Philly con earlier this year. More...

July 16

'First Daughter' trailer. In his biggest film role to date, Marc Blucas stars alongside Katie Holmes and Michael Keaton in a girl meets boy, falls in love with boy yadda yadda film. More...
Marti Noxon's "Point Pleasant " Moves Ahead. Fox network has ordered additional scripts for the proposed supernatural series "Point Pleasant," from former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" executive producer Marti Noxon.
Andy Hallett will not attend Oakland. As he's too weak to travel, he's been forced to cancel his appearance at the event. Details on how it'll affect the convention.
Alan Tudyk in new Steven Spielberg project? "Alan Tudyk, Skeet Ulrich and Matthew Settle are close to signing on to play a group of brothers who move West from Virginia..."
IGN interviews Alan Tudyk. Talks about current projects, including Serenity.
Amy Acker should have got an Emmy nomination. A MSNBC article which bemoans the same old faces getting nominated, praises Amy for her performance in Angel (vote for her in the poll).

July 15

Wonderfalls DVD Update. The release is still scheduled for Dec. 7, and the eps will be in 16:9 widescreen. Several commentaries have already been recorded. More...
(SPOILER) Alan Tudyk Talks Serenity. More news on the Firefly movie. More...
No Emmy nominations for Angel ,despite hope from fans that Joss Whedon and co would be rewarded for years of quality TV. Genre TV wise: Alias and 24 got 8 noms, Carnivale 7, Enterprise 4, Battlestar Galactica 3, Kingdom Hospital 2 and Stargate 1. More...
Fan site disowns Tru Calling. Eliza's latest series not proving to be all that popular, even with its own fans! More...
Fans get discount on tickets for Jonathan Woodward's play.
The WB wants an Angel movie. 20th Century Fox blamed for forcing them into making an early decision over Angel's future. Which you could take as meaning the show might still be with us. More...
DVDGuy files detailed report from set of Serenity A spoiler-free tour of the set and several filmed scenes during shooting of Serenity. DVDGuy overheard this fascinating tidbit: "Universal is planning on releasing an animated prequel to Serenity." Link to Part 2.
The WB wants shows more like Buffy. Entertainment president David Janollari tells USA Today '"it would be great to have a show that galvanizes an audience in (as) big a way" as former WB signature series Buffy'. More...
The beginning of the End for Whedon-based conventions? The Valhalla convention in Manchester has announced its cancellation . Adding to an ever increasing list of Whedonverse convention cancellations this year due to poor ticket sales. More...
Dark Horse Releases "Tales of the Vampires" TPB in November. Roll down and check the release info and cover (drawn by Hellboy's Mike Mignola)picture for this Trade Paper Back. More...
Unaired Wonderfalls episodes screen at Comic-Con. Sunday, 7/25, 2pm-4pm in Room 20, Bryan Fuller, Tim Minear, and Todd Holland will be screening "Cocktail Bunny" and "Lying Pig." Basically, just keep your seat if you're there to see the Joss Whedon Serenity panel. More...

July 14

Why We Write. A DarkWorlds' article about fanfic. Covers most of the bases: beta, Mary Sues, slash and intellectual property rights.
IGN DVD Review of Angel Season 2 A review of what many(not me) consider the best season of Angel. Just a tad bit late.
IMDb Salutes Hollywood Blondes. Two of our favourite blondes are #1 and #2. :D
'Versal Shindig description and pictures by ironcladotter.  One of several fans went to Universal Studios to try to get a glimpse of the production. Rosie also relays her experience here. ETA: The first in-depth report from an extra is now up here. More...
(SPOILER) Serenity production artwork by Geoffrey Mandel (movie graphic designer). More...

July 13

Beyond Buffy: State of sci-fi on TV. MSNBC article on what science-fiction fans can look forward to on the small screen. The Buffy animated series gets a mention.
"Not Fade Away" The Review. Two months after the actual episode aired. This new review is good, because it also relates things to the season as a whole while also looking at things that werent wrapped up from Season Five.
Are NASCAR Fans Smarter Than We Are? They have no problem worrying about their favourite pastime whereas Angel and other genre shows fans do. And why? Could brand loyalty really be the answer?
New Unauthorised Buffy Books. Two new unofficial guides to the Buffyverse including Keith Topping's new one, which covers all seven seasons of Buffy.
Comic-Con Autograph Area Features Several Buffy Favs. There has been much anticipation on here about appearances by Joss (and surprise Serenity guests?), Sarah and Eliza at the San Diego Comic Convention. But it seems several other Buffy/Angel favs will be in the autograph room: Tom Lenk, Danny Strong, Adam Busch, Robia Lamorte, George Hertzberg, Mark Lutz, James Leary, Iyari Limon, Robin Sachs, and Brian Thompson.
Reports from Browncoats on Serenity set start rolling in. Big Damn Extra cpf240 files report from set on the old OB. Whole BDE crew got tour after shooting day. Nothing worth calling spoiler. More...
Critics 'Bipolar' about Fox. Article on the cancellation of Wonderfalls and renewal of Tru Calling, with comments by Gail Berman.
Firefly region 4 DVD review. "To me, within fourteen episodes, Whedon did and said more than in the entire series of Buffy..."
Courses for horses. At Tilley Farm, Sarah Fisher and Anthony Head explain that working with disturbed and abandoned animals really is the good life.
"The Grudge" Poster. First poster seen of SMG's horror flick More...
Angel: 'Significant improvement' for ontime script delivery. The show gets praised in a tracking study by the Directors Guild of America regarding the delivery of scripts for the 2003-04 season. More...

July 12

TV Gal wants to rule the Emmy world. And she'd like to nominate David, Amy, and Alexis.
The Angel Series Finale Poll results. Wesley gets voted favourite Angel character. Find out the other results at N:Zone Magazine. More...
The peculiar problem of politics, pornography and the ass-kicking babe. Buffy is briefly mentioned in this piece on whether or not any members of the fairly recent crop of "Ass-Kicking Babes" make a feminist statement. More...
Dingoes Ate My Baby. An interesting article on the inspiration for the beloved band's moniker. Not reading this is an offense punishable by booting ;) (reg. req.) More...
(SPOILER) Successful `SG-1' bucks the trend. Mentions Joss Whedon, Firefly and Wonderfalls. SG-1 proves there is still an audience out there for genre audiences and it's too bad Joss didn't have this kind of support. Spoilers for Stargate Atlantis. More...
A Happier Universe. With the recent Toronto Trek convention as backdrop, this article offers some interesting insights on the enduring popularity of SF conventions, and the fans who attend (and love) them. (BtVS/AtS mention.) (reg. req.) More...

July 11

Fox auction off Angel props. First of all, it was the clothes and now it's odds and sods from the set. Who could forget such memorable on screen items such as Harmony's loofah or Angel's toilet paper dispenser? More...
Eliza as the Black Cat in Spider-Man 3? At the end of the article, it says that she's still rumored to be the favorite for the role. More...
Jewel posts update on on-set hijinks at FFF.net She's looking forward to welcoming Browncoats appearing on the set on Monday. And further: "I can't WAIT for you guys to check out this movie!! It is going to rule the 'verse!" Mild spoilers (planet name). More...
Laurel Holloman's first film finally out on DVD. The Incredibly True Adventures of Two Girls in Love (1995), a romantic comedy and a lesbian coming-of-age flick. See Laurel's first queer role -- very different from The L-Word. More...

July 10

Eliza Dushku to attend Comic-Con on July 23rd. Also, the pilot of David Fury's "Lost" will be screened on the 24th. And Amber Benson will be at the Inkworks booth all weekend.
Alan Tudyk Brings "I, Robot's" Sonny to Life. "Alan Tudyk's one of those actors that when you mention his name to people, there's that vague look of recognition but they can't quite put their finger on where they know him from." More...

July 09

(SPOILER) Firefly gets big in Serenity. A brief interview with Alan Tudyk.
A new message from Jewel Staite. "Joss was like, pointing a finger at me, "I know YOU sing, because I read it on your web site!!" I was like, "huh?" Joss reads my web sites?". More...
Results of E! Online's Tater Top Awards. The WB cancelling Angel topped the 'Biggest Shocker' category and James Marsters took poll position in 'Star You'll Miss the Most' and 'Favorite Drama King' (reg req).
More information on Amber Benson's "El Intermedio." It's an interview with the director of photography and includes a new photo of Amber from the movie.
Sarah Back in Japan. Guess "The Grudge" needed some more scenes to be shot.

July 08

The channel that 'Buffy' made is back on GCI. "...Weddleton and customers created The Committee for Popular Culture, an informal group that lobbied GCI heavily to bring "Buffy" back." More...
Christian Kane in "Her Minor Thing". Details on his new romantic comedy that is now being filmed in Sacramento, California.
Larry Bagby III confirmed for Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line". He'll play a bass guitarist fond of explosives who is part of Cash's inner circle. More...
David's Wicked Prayer getting final touches. The film will not open on either August 5th or 6th as previously reposted, for it is currently at the optical house for completion of the special effects.
Eliza Dushku's Deathly Drama. "Eliza was left devastated while vacationing in South Africa two years ago - when she saw a man die in front of her."

July 07

Andy Hallett UK launches Project Birthday. Andy's birthday is August 8, 2004, 12:00 am.
I'd love to play Wesley again says Alexis Denisof. Excerpt from an interview with him in the latest issue of Angel Magazine. He talks about the end of Angel, puppets and Wesley's heart. More...
David Boreanaz to appear in 'Fantastic Four' movie? An anonymous source has told Cinescape that the Angel star has met with the movie's creative team. The website does advise its readers that this could be false info. More...
Drew Goddard interview. An interesting insight into the background of one of Mutant Enemy's most popular writers (from February of this year).

July 06

(SPOILER) More news from the Serenity set. Dusty Bottoms continues his insider blog for the official Serenity site. There's some fantastic pics courtesy of Adam Baldwin as well (but they've removed the one of Nathan and Gina).
Four Buffy/Angel TV movies planned? James Marsters has revealed on the Australian television show Rove Live that he has been approached by Joss Whedon to star in at least one of four television movies set in the Buffyverse.
Fluffy the English Vampire Slayer! Fan film fun. The ring of Gellar! Count Whedon! Download and enjoy!
The seven most romantic TV couples. Buffy and Angel make number two on the list.
On Serenity, Life Imitates Art. Jewel Staite talks about Joss Whedon's perseverance in turning Firefly into a movie and what the cast thinks of their second chance.
Jonathan M. Woodward's new play opens today. The actor who played Knox, Holden and Tracey is appearing in 'Suitcase' at La Jolla Playhouse which is in the campus of University of California San Diego. More...
Angel Memorabilia E-Bay Auction for Angel's Food Drive. Signed and commented upon REUNION script from Tim Minear; Autographed photo from Julie Benz; James Marsters' hand autographed ANGEL t-shirt; and much more ...

July 05

An Analysis of Cheese as Metaphor in Buffy the Vampire Slayer "So I have made it my mission to discover and reveal the secrets of the cheese guy. And I think I may have cracked it." More...
Welcome to the Hyperion. CityOfAngel.com coverage of the recent Starfury Angel event. Featuring Q&As from Julie Benz, Vincent Kartheiser, Jenny Mollen, Brody Hulzter, Amy Acker, Andy Hallett and Sarah Thompson.

July 04

Lots of Trivia from the Buffyverse (Buffy, Angel, Ripper, Buffy Animated). Due to the authors request, you have to get to the page from the Home page, so click the link at the right, saying 'Trivia.
James Marsters in Australia. Convention report by bookworm54 at the MtS forums (scroll down). Things to note, Macbeth seems to be on the backburner and David Greenwalt is currently pitching a series for James to the networks.
Sarah Michelle Gellar: The Facts. Everything you've ever needed to know about Sarah Michelle Gellar is in this E! Online article! More...
Jenny Calender's leather jacket on ebay sold by Jenny herself. Robia LaMorte has put the leather jacket she wore as Jenny on BtVS on ebay.
Former BtVS guest star on Law & Order this Monday... Lindsay Crouse (ex-Maggie Walsh) will be guest starring in Law & Order in Australia this Monday at 9:30pm on Ten for anyone interested.

July 03

"Jenny" has an official site. An official site for Robia LaMorte.
Willow - Sideshow Exclusive Edition (Only 750 Available) "Sideshow Collectibles is proud to bring you Willow from the episode 'Dopplegangland,' the perfect companion for your 12" Vampire Willow figure."
Three Melbourne experts assess Buffy.
"The Crow: Wicked Prayer" release date. It stars David Boreanaz.
Fangoria's season 6 DVD review. Both the series and the DVD package received 3.5 stars.
Brett Matthews writes Pitch Black / Riddick - Anime Tie In. Former Mutant Enemy writer writes "Animatrix-esque" tie-in anime that'll bridge Pitch Black and the Chronicles of the Riddick Movies. More...

July 02

A pair of first row gold seats to the Oakland Slayercon on ebay. This is not the Platinum ticket, this is the next level which are also sold out, for the August convention. More...
What Firefly character are you? I got a 71% match with Inara.
There's something about Buffy. As Buffy Downunder comes to Australia, one writer explains the shows appeal.
Pike to meet Angel and Spike, well ... kinda! Luke Perry is going to make an appearance alongside David and James at the Halloween 2004 event. More...
Ten Questions with Jewel Staite at MediasharX. "Who wins in an engineering contest - Kaylee or Scotty from STAR TREK? Kaylee. She's smart -- and she's a better flirt. And she has a cuter jumpsuit."
Passions and Intensities of Knowledge in BtVS Online Fan Communities. Academic analysis of what fans thought about Sarah leaving the show, their loyalty to the Buffy writers, self referencing in episodes and spoilers.
New acting role for Tony Head. He'll be appearing in the inexplicably popular Sunday night BBC drama 'Monarch of the Glen'.
Michelle Trachtenberg TV Guide Online interview. She talks about 'Six Feet Under' and 'Ice Princess'. Usual standard PR blurb.
Fox's 'Jury' Faces Death Sentence. Looks like Adam Busch's new show is on its last legs.
Warren Ellis mentions meeting Joss in his new streaming weblog... Short paragraph about Alan Moore's influence on Joss' comicbook writing.

July 01

Buffy PALz in the flesh. Palisades toys has made another announcement regarding the upcoming Buffy block figures. More...
Angel: The Casefiles. The Second is now available to preorder, which I would assume to cover Season's Three through Five. Hopefully it will be a little bit better than The Watchers Guide Vol. 3!
Small mention of Joss's takeover of the X-Men franchise. Describes the deaths of superheroes and mentions that the death of Jean Gray might not be so final and how Joss's involvement will make things more interesting.
Tim Minear Firefly DVD promo. A previously unseen video clip of Tim plugging the DVD (only seems to work on 'Medium Connection Speed'). A classic of its kind. More...



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