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March 01

TV Gal references Buffy when she talks about the ending of another show. She eventually got over Buffy ending... How about you? More...

February 28

SOS Poll: Bring Back the Whedonverse. Couldn't find anything to vote for in Kristin's annual SOS poll? Whedonverse.org has an answer.
"A couple of things with Joss". Comic book artist extraordinaire Bryan Hitch continues to tantalise Marvel fans about his involvement with Mr Whedon. More...
Buffyverse in PARADE. Full page ad for plates & "extraordinary ax display" in the most banal, mainstream publication in the US. More...
Angel Season 5 DVD Review. An extensive City Of Angel review of this much awaited release.
Angel versus Charmed - a duel. A pointless feature of MSN Search? You decide and vote if you feel like it. More...
R2 "Tru Calling" Set To Include Seasons 1 & 2, according to Play. More...

February 27

Seth Green started by demolishing G I Joe. "The little boy who discovered how to take apart and rebuild that first G.I. Joe has found his favorite job."
SMG's Romantic Comedy finally getting made. The writer of "Son of the Mask" is now taking on the comedy, and says filming will begin later this year with SMG and perhaps one of the Wilson brothers. More...
Marsters fandom concerns Shanks audiobook reading. Michael Shanks from Stargate SG-1 has recorded his first audiobook and relates a story he was told about James's fans reaction to his audiobook readings and other things that affect the recording process. More...
Alternative Oscar winners. And the award for Best Deceptive Typecasting goes to... More...
BTVSFigs and Palisades' 'Design A PALz' contest. BTVSFigs forum users have a chance to win some hard-to-find exclusive Buffy PALz toys. (Reg. Reqd. to enter, not to view.)

February 26

Marti's show, POINT PLEASANT is in trouble and we can vote to save it. She mentions that she wants James for the second season. More...
Mysterious Serenity book revealed. This was discussed here without knowing what it was. More...
The Cornell Sun looks at cancelled shows on DVD. Includes the required blurbs on both Firefly and Wonderfalls.
Joss Whedon and Stephen Sondheim on the same stage together! Say it ain't so? But it's true! He'll appearing at "Wall to Wall Stephen Sondheim" in New York on March 19th to discuss "Sondheim and American Popular Culture". More...
Alan Tudyk signs on for new pilot. Scroll down to bottom of page for pilot information.
TV critic answers two James Marsters questions. Joanne Weintraub of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentry writes of her own Marsters fandom in response to readers during her monthly chat.
Angel episode not indecent according to the FCC. More...

February 25

A closer look at Sideshow's Oz figure from Action-Figure.com, particularly the figure's likeness to Seth Green.
Serenity UK release date. The UK Film Distributors' Association has it pencilled in for November 4th. More...
Angel Soundtrack on import in the US. Power Star Collectibles makes it easier for American fans to get a hold of the UK soundtrack. More...
"One Small Promise" - a Buffy ecomic. Good reading for those who miss Buffy and Riley.
The Future May Belong To Those Who Speak Mandarin. A Syfy Portal article which looks at the rationale which led to the Chinese influence in Firefly.
Eden Studios Presents 2 released. The second issue of the house magazine for the publishers of the official tabletop Buffy and Angel roleplaying games includes an article on vamps gone good and their uses in the games, as well as rules for introducing the slightly different Vampyres from the designer's Witchcraft RPG. As well as print copies, it can be bought as a .pdf from DriveThruRPG.com.
Happy Birthday Alexis Denisof.
Two Blonde vamps, Mercedes-Benz at Megacon. Julie Benz and Mercedes McNab will be appearing at the event this weekend in Orlando, Florida along with Joss's X-men boss Joe Quesada.
James Marsters movie, COOL MONEY rescheduled. According to his official site, "Cool Money" (aka "The Pierre Heist") has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 19 from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm on the USA network.

February 24

IDW Angel comic book artist's site. This is the website of David Messina who will be the artist on IDW's upcoming Angel: The Curse 5-part mini series. While the site is mostly in Italian and not really updated it provides a good idea of his art style. More...
No Ratings Boost from Alyson Hannigan's Appearance on Veronica Mars. What does it take?
Casting news for SMG's next film Revolver. Peter O'Brien, Sam Shepard, so far so good.
Fallen Angel, a fond remembrance. Moviehole celebrates the final season of "Angel" on DVD, by looking back at the show. "But first, why did the creative minds behind Angel want to see it end? "Um, we're not quitting, we're being fired", says creator Joss Whedon."
(SPOILER) About.com reports on Joss and Company at Wondercon. Most of it has been reported before except for the wording of quotes straight from Joss, like "What Question Haven't You Been Asked That You'd Like to Be Asked: Whedon - "Have you lost weight?"

February 23

Rather brutal review of AXM #8. I'd advise against reading this if you're likely to get angry at someone dissing Joss' work. More...
Seth Green on NPR Today. He talks about Robot Chicken on Fresh Air.
Julie Benz in an HBO film "Lackawanna Blues" this month. What started as a one-man off-Broadway play, comes to HBO bursting with stars. "The focus of Lackawanna Blues is the relationship between Nanny, who runs a bustling boarding house in 1950s and '60s New York, and Junior."
DVD sales give new hope to TV shows facing the axe. An interesting article that talks about the history that aloud the industry to be born and how it is starting to impact how networks are choosing to keep some shows on the air. With an interesting comment from Gail Berman, along with nods to Wonderfalls and of course Buffy. More...
Buffy's Lost Connection. The blogcritic review points out a couple connections between the shows of JJ and Joss, including some writer "who spans the Whedon-Abrams divide" named Drew Goddard.
(SPOILER) ON THE SET: 'Serenity': So Not How Things Should Work. Last August, there was a Serenity press tour event. This is Zap2it's account (minor spoilers btw). More...
Acker's Huntress joins Baccarin's Black Canary in upcoming JLU episode. How many Mutant Enemy alums have contributed their voices to JLU now? I've lost count!
Some information/reviews for composer David Newman. Figured I wasn't the only one who didn't know much about 'Serenity's alleged new composer, so I did a bit of digging. This page has some basic information and reviews. Also found an interview from a couple of years back- part 1, part 2, part 3. More...
The Crow:Wicked Prayer will be on DVD on July 19th. The fourth film in the franchise stars Edward Furlong, David Boreanaz, Tara Reid, and Dennis Hopper.

February 22

Original Art Work from Astonishing X-men For Sale. Pages from #1 to #7 are available and prices range from $125 to $2500. More...
Jewel's Belated Valentine's Post. Jewel posts a new message about her Valentine's Day and her upcoming appearance at I-Con.
(SPOILER) Herc gives Aly's 'Veronica Mars' 4 stars! Ain't It Cool News reviews the first episode of Veronica Mars featuring Alyson Hannigan. The episode (titled "Ruskie Business") airs tonight. More...
Whedon/Wonder Woman Update from CHUD. No new information here but his take on the project (& Serenity's Box Office chances) isn't going to make the faithful very happy.
(SPOILER) David Newman doing Serenity film music. A Wondercon report on Ain't It Cool News says Joss Whedon confirmed David Newman already working on Serenity score. Says WolfBro: "River's new theme nearly brought [Joss] to tears." More...
Gina Torres Assumes a Former 'Alias'. Gina gives her thoughts to her upcoming 'Alias' episode. More...
Amber Benson's Film "Chance" is getting its theatrical release. Friday March 11 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Writer, director, star Amber Benson will be there on opening weekend. Appearing Friday and Saturday night at the 7:30pm and 9:30pm shows. Amber will also be appearing on Saturday afternoon at Pop Culture Con.

February 21

More info on how Astonishing X-men Year 2 came to be. Joe Quesada reveals which two people it came down to in keeping Joss Whedon on for another 12 issues. He also mentions that Joss "always said he had a longer story that he wanted to tell ". More...
DVDVerdict reviews Angel Season 5 and gives it 100 in both Story and Acting, the only Mutant Enemy release to get such honors other than Firefly (which is #22 in their all time rankings). More...
Angel season 5 DVD review. Excellent review at DVD Times. More...
Pixel Barrel Toyfair news includes DST Serenity figures! "Mal, a Mal variant, Jayne, a Jayne variant and something else that I don't know what it was..." are due in September. And the site has a good look at Sideshow's Origins Angel and Vampire Buffy as well. More...
The Shield on DVD Tuesday. (R1) Let's not forget that this show is created and driven by Angel staff writer Shawn Ryan. More...
The latest gossip on the upcoming Angel comic books. All The Rage mentions that "there's a rumor going around that a couple big-name comic writers are lining up to potentially do Angel miniseries for IDW later this year". More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon Panel at Wondercon. A comic book reporter's take on the panel.

February 20

Sideshow Origins Angel - Aka Liam/Angelus. Available for pre-order 2/22 as is Sideshow Vampire Buffy. More...
Factory X announces more Buffy Prop Replicas. The Orb of Thessula and the VAMPYR book with pictures. More...
David Boreanaz to direct his first feature film. In an interview with the Winnipeg Sun, Alan Cumming reveals that he will playing a teacher in David's movie which is titled "Suffering Man's Charity". More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar's New Movie Poster. The poster for the animated film "Happily N Ever After", in which SMG lends her voice has appeared on the internet. More...
(SPOILER) Astin Leads the Cast of "The Final Season". Amy Acker has signed on to star in this upcoming baseball drama along with Sean Astin of LoTR fame, who also directed the S4 AtS ep "Soulless". More...
(SPOILER) Serenity Comics Due Soon. Joss told fans at WonderCon that he will oversee a three-issue Dark Horse series of Serenity comics as a prequel to the upcoming movie (new minor plot spoiler in article btw). More...
Fan made Illyria Credits. A fun premise for a show... More...
Disney's Official 'Ice Princess' Site. In anticipation of its upcoming release, Disney has opened and updated a Flash site for the family-friendly figure skating flick. More...
Whedon Wooed For "Wonder." Producer Joel Silver confirms to Sci Fi Wire that he wants Joss Whedon to write and direct a new film version of Wonder Woman. More...
(SPOILER) Harry Groener to guest star on Star Trek: Enterprise. Five paragraphs down it's mentioned that he'll play Nathan Samuels in the episode "Demons."
Happy birthday to Anthony Stewart Head. He's 51 today.
Joss, Nathan, Adam and Summer at WonderCon. Joss has already posted his report but what about the rest of you who went? Tell us all what happened in the Whedonesque posters' WonderCon thread. More...
Whedon & Cassaday on "X-Men" for 12 more issues. More...

February 19

Buffy PALz Series 3 Revealed! And pictures of unpainted Series 2 PALz. More...
Similarities between "Angel" and the movie "Constantine." They both have that L.A.-as-Hell thing going on... More...
Joss to host "Serenity Presentation" at Wizard World LA, March 20. More...

February 18

Giant-Size X-Men 3 comic book to include a new story by Joss. About two-thirds of the way down the list of Marvel releases for May: "... a colossal collection of the X-Men's greatest team-ups - plus a brand-new untold tale of the All-New, All-Different X-Men by JOSS WHEDON and DAVE COCKRUM!"
D.B. Woodside joins the cast of UPN drama pilot "Triangle." "The series centers on a young doctor (Ivan Sergei) who moves to the Caribbean after his wife disappears during their honeymoon there."
Astonishing X-Men #8 review. "If Grant Morrison's X-Men run was number one this decade because of intellectual depth, Whedon's is number one this decade because of kinetic action."
Eliza gets another action figure but it's not Faith. View Askew Inaction Figures has created a 7 figure set from the film 'Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back'. Which includes Eliza's character Sissy wearing her body hugging catsuit!
Serenity prequel comic book details and artwork. "Dark Horse Comics confirmed for Newsarama that they will be publishing the three-issue prequel, written by Whedon and Brett Matthews.... Issue #1 is due in July.". And see a sketch of the Serenity crew drawn by the artist Will Conrad by clicking here.
The Mayor is Back! "Tony Award nominee Harry Groener (Oklahoma!, Crazy for You) and theatre critic Wenzel Jones will host the 36th Annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards ceremony set for March 21 at 7:30 PM at West Hollywood's Coronet Theatre." Harry is also up for an award himself. (via)
Let's face the music, and dance! A comparison between the Seventh Heaven Musical Episode that aired recently and "Once More With Feeling." "And Buffy definitely got it right. 7th Heaven didn't even come close---in fact both shows are solar systems apart."
(SPOILER) Fast, furious and totally loopy: That's Robot Chicken! says this article from journalnow.com, which includes interviews from Seth Green. It's a stop-motion sketch comedy show, so it's fast and furious," said Seth Green, one of the show's creators. Spoilers for details of a sketch at the bottom of the page.

February 17

Fans snatch up Wonderfalls DVD. Success of axed show surprises execs. Good news, approx 25,000 DVDs have already sold since Feb 1st.
WonderCon a mix of cults, comics. The author debates the meanings of cult TV shows : "It's a cult favorite. Or a cult hit. Or a cult classic." References to Whedon, BtVS and Firefly. (Reg. Req. and btw Joss posted in this thread). More...
(SPOILER) 'Veronica Mars' trailer featuring Alyson Hannigan. And you can find out what Alyson has to say about her guest appearance in this new interview at Zap2it. More...
AICN's Herc on Angel S5 DVD Release. Need I say more.
Oz - Sideshow Exclusive - Only 500 pcs available. This one comes with a "Dingoes ate my baby t-shirt". More...

February 16

Eliza Dushku guest stars on That 70's show tonight. Don't forget about her appearance.
(SPOILER) Eurostar Express - Chiwetel Ejiofor is on board. They've already appeared in a string of successful films, and now these European actors are ready to depart to a much bigger stage. TIME article listing, amongst others, Chiwetel Ejiofor and his upcoming turn in Serenity. More...
Opportunity to get 1 day passes to the Houston event in April with Marsters & Benson. Promoters for the Houston, Texas slayercon are now offering 1 day passes to the event in response to fans e-mails. These tickets include in person autographs from Andy Hallett and James Marsters.
Sideshow Buffy wins AFT award! Buffy Graduation Day wins as best female figure! More...
Sweeps Month: A Very Special Twenty-Four/Seven. Talking about the television sweeps period and how as a columnist he would never stoop to mentioning "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" just to get more hits! More...
It's a Drew Goddard 'Lost' episode tonight. It's titled 'Outlaws' and a heads up for those who tape or tivo this show, it may run for an extra five more minutes than usual. More...
Alyson Hannigan was 'nervous' for her first day on Veronica Mars. She also thinks a Spike TV movie would be a great idea. "Forget Angel or Buffy! Do the James Marsters movie. That would be huge. He's bigger than anybody!".
BTVSFigs' Ask Diamond 20. More questions answered and hints dropped by Diamond Select Toys, including the possibilities of seeing Illyria among the variant Fred figures and of seeing an action figure of Puppet Angel.
Eclipse Magazine gives the Angel season five DVD an A+. It also received three stars from Zap2it while TV Shows on DVD says Angel went out with dignity, and the team went out swinging.
(SPOILER) Kristin Loves Aly's Appearance on Veronica Mars in her weekly chat transcript. More...
An interview with Anthony Head about the Forever Friends Appeal and his acting roles. You can also listen to it if you have RealPlayer, and there's a related article here.
Angel: Season 5 DVD (R1) released today! Get your set ASAP and show the WB just what they're missing out on! More...
Cult Label Gives Life to Old Shows. Interesting overview of the use of "cult" as a marketing tool to increase viewership of past movies and series. Mentions Joss, BtVS and Firefly. (Reg. req.) More...

February 15

(SPOILER) More "Unholy" Buzz. An interesting review of the movie's script. More...
phase 9 Angel Season 5 DVD interview David and James. Nice Q and A with David Boreanaz and James Marsters.
Upcoming Sideshow Figures. An Origins Angel, a vamped Buffy and Oz! More...
Veronica Mars - worthy successor to Buffy? Veronica Mars is being depicted as the spiritual successor to Buffy. Or in other words, they are trying to link the shows as much as possible to increase viewers (reg req).
'Serenity' - a book by Joss Whedon. Is it the script book for the movie? No one seems to know but it's released on the same day as the movie comes out in the States. More...
(SPOILER) Astonishing X-men #8 preview. The first four pages are available for your perusal at PopCultureShock. More...
WB celebrates 10 years of viewing fun. Buffy and Angel are listed under the networks hits, along with Smallville and Charmed (reg. req.)
IGN Reviews Angel Season 5. "The show that's never stopped fighting finishes off with a great set." More...
Alexa Davalos aka Gwen Raiden signs on for Fox pilot, which is a drama called "Reunion". She will be part of an ensemble cast. More...

February 14

Sally Forth Comic Mentions "Lost." So, the Forth family are fans too.
The top 50 memorable TV couples. Buffy and Angel make the list at number nine. "When they were together, their undying passion could raise the dead".
Whedonverse Appreciation for Julie Benz: February 14 - 28. The next target for the Whedonverse Multimedia Project is a donation to the library in the home town of Julie Benz. More...
Joss Whedon's next move? - A Millarworld poll. With rumours (as of yet unsubstantiated) abounding that Joss will stay on after issue 12 of Astonishing X-men, a poster asks what should be Joss' next Marvel move? (reg. required to vote). More...
See Clare Kramer's new film Guy In Row Five. A chance to see and review Clare Kramer's new film before it's released (reg required). More...
TV's 20 Best Same-Sex Kisses. In keeping with the Valentine's Day theme, TV Guide places the Willow/Tara kiss from The Body at number one in their list. Plus there's a quote from Joss about it and a chance for you to vote for the kiss as well.
Angel soundtrack album released today in the UK. The perfect Angelverse gift for Valentine's Day. More...
Angel season five DVD review. "This DVD is a fine tribute to the final season of one of the best shows to have ever been shown on TV".
Anthony Stewart Head to attend New Star Con 3 in Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands, on May 14 and 15.
A phone conversation with Amy Acker. It's about three fourths of a way down the page and mentions that she'll appear in a family baseball movie this summer with Sean Astin.

February 13

Joss Whedon signed factory sample of the Willow Spellbook giveaway. You have to be a Buffy Collector Club member to enter, however.
In Memoriam - Angel - 1 year ago, the cancellation. It would only seem fitting and fair to commemorate one of the darkest days in the verse with a thread of remembrance for a show we all felt ended its run just as it was getting started.
Newsweek mentions Whedon and a Serenity Comic in July. More...
James Marsters movie name and date is confirmed. His official site says "The Heist is now called Cool Money. It airs Friday, March 18th on the USA cable channel."
Spike and Darla Figures Hit Retailers This Month. Some caps of the Darla and Spike figures from various Buffy episodes with details of the figures released Feb 16.
Images of Wesley and Lorne action figures with accessories. Diamond have released these official images of most of the Angel series three figures. (Thanks to Ham Salad at BTVSFigs for the link.)

February 12

SMG to voice herself in Seth Green's show "Robot Chicken". According to IMDb, it will be in the the 8th episode "Plastic Buffet." More...
Nikki Stafford interview. The author of "Once Bitten: An Unofficial Guide to the World of Angel" gives her views on the online Angel fandom, the future of the Buffyverse and lots more.
Seth Green on Conan O'Brien tonight. I'm watching the show right now and he said the guy you know from Austin Powers, Buffy(of course!), and Without A Paddle will be on later to promote "Robot Chicken".
Marti Noxon Talks Faith Spin-Off. Excerpt from a interview in the current issue of Dreamwatch Magazine.
Packaging Pics For Puppet Angel Replica. Not final Puppet Design but final packaging. Only 5,000. More...
Kramer and Mollen join Celebrity Poker Tournament for Charity. They will be joining J. August, Danny Strong, and others to raise money for the UNICEF Tsunami Relief Fund and the Northern California Shriners Hospital for Children on April 16th in Las Vegas.
Amber Benson's Yet Untitled Independent Film Trailer Is Online. It's available in Windows Media and Real formats.
More from Jeff Mariotte about Angel: The Curse. He tells CityOfAngel.com that he approached Joss Whedon with two post-series storylines. More...
Find Whedonesque Meetup Groups Near You. Better still, start one. More...

February 11

Kevin Smith and Joe Quesada on Joss Whedon and Eliza Dushku. Quite frankly,it's one of the bizarrest features ever at Newsarama. And at Ain't It Cool News, you can read about Kevin's involvement in Sarah's new movie 'Southland Tales'. More...
James Marsters Site Warns of Ebay Scam. "Someone is offering personalized autographed photos of James through e-bay. Please know that this is a scam and James is not in any way involved". More...
TV Guide's "The Biz" on the new life some shows are getting on DVD. And don't forget the additional revenue. More...
(SPOILER) More praise for AXM (compared to Uncanny X-Men). Contains spoilers for the latest Uncanny X-Men and AXM if anyone hasn't read the 1st 6 issues yet. More...
Buffy and Angel crossover ecomic - "City of Despair". Somewhat similar to the Angel episode "The Ring" but it passes the time nicely.
The official Angel season 5 DVD website. Includes a gallery, wallpapers and even more clips from the DVD itself.
BTVSFigs "Ask Palisades" 3. This Q&A with Palisades discusses the Palz and a few possible replica props, such as the possibility of "Kiss The Librarian" mugs and the practicalities of making Mr. Gordo...
"I Want Buffy" on The L Word, demands Jennifer Beals. One of the stars of Showtime's popular lesbian drama The L Word wants Sarah Michelle Gellar to appear on the show. More...
Angel's happy shirt for sale again. Fox is still auctioning off bits from "Angel". Also available: Wesley's glasses and Buffy's pants.

February 10

Zap2it rates Fox's Midseason Shows 'The Inside' and 'Point Pleasant'. High praise (tempered with caution) for Tim Minear's new show and it's reckoned Marti Noxon's show won't outlast its original order. More...
Whoops, wrong lesbian kiss. The New York Times uses a photo of Willow and Kennedy kissing to illustrate its article on sweeps-week lesbian kisses, but the caption reads, On "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," Willow (Alyson Hannigan, left) and Tara (Amber Benson) kissed for the first time on the episode "The Body." (Free site, but may require registration.) More...
(SPOILER) Comments on Feb. 8's London 'Serenity' screening. "It was so moving I cried like a big girl." "I needed the cider to stop shaking." "Had to stand and chain smoke outside after the film for a while before I could get my legs to work again." "I am still on an emotional shock." [sic] London Browncoats, posting at the official movie site's message boards, go all apey with emotional praise. (Forum registration required)
Top Ten Things to do if you're a loner on Valentines Day from the Mercury News. Number Nine on the list tells us to "Re-watch your ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'' DVDs and go out hunting for vampires on Lookout Point", but to be honest I do that every night anyway.

February 09

Newsarama's action figure columnist on figures he'd like to see. Troy Brownfield includes the Buffy/Angel lines in his "Dream Team" article, putting out a call for Big Bads and supporting characters.
Angel Season 5 Review at Freeze Dried Movies! Another positive review for one of the best series to ever grace TV. And there's a review of the DVD at the same site.
Joss Whedon Honored With Library Donation. "The Whedonverse Multimedia Project honors its namesake, Joss Whedon, with a donation to his hometown library." More...
Eric Wight on the status of Buffy Animated. The animator tells USA Today "It just kills me that it hasn't happened yet, but it's such a hard thing, because Buffy is so ... it breaks all boundaries of entertainment, you know?". More...
Angel and Buffy nominated for 31st Annual Saturn Awards. Angel gets nominated for Best Network TV Series and James Marsters and Amy Acker feature in the Best Supporting Actor and Actress categories. Buffy seasons 2 and 3 are nominated for Best DVD Television Release. More...
Jeff Mariotte on the new Angel comic book mini-series. Very insightful interview, well worth reading.
More clips from the Angel season 5 DVD. Including Joss and James discussing Spike's arrival on Angel.
Angel Series 4 Action Figures Announced. Diamond Select has announced that they will be producing Angel and Fred as action figures. They are to be released Summer 2005, after Wes and Lorne.

February 08

Chance to vote for Spike and Buffy at TV GUIDE. This looks like the Valentine issue couples, with a chance to vote for the hottest kiss.
Bendis and Quesada talk Whedon. Marvel's Editor-In-Chief reveals how he came to meet Joss and Bendis, one of the most talented comic book writers around, describes Joss as "arguably the most important 'new' comic writer".
No "In the Game" for ABC. Sounds like opting out of this series was a good call for Alyson Hannigan; ABC has elected not to pursue the project. Perhaps her departure had something to do with the decision?
Exploring 'Whedonworld' with artist Sylvia Ortiz Domney. More...
AtS 100th episode wine glasses up on Ebay. Jonathan M. Woodward has put these up for auction, the proceeds to go Tsunami relief. Check 'em out, folks!
(SPOILER) Eonline's weekly chat spills a couple verse related tidbits. Kristine covers from Wonderfalls' sales to the Point's producer. (Spoiler link is for non-verse shows)
Preorder Ghosts of Albion: Initiation by Amber Benson and Christopher Golden. It will collect the full scripts from the BBC animated adventures.
Happy birthday to Seth Green. He's thirty one today.
"A Return to the Mystery." Religious themed radio show discusses youth, spirituality and Fantasy tv shows and films, including Buffy. (Audio feed thingie) More...
Joss Whedon helps plan Marvel event. Brian Michael Bendis reveals that Joss did help plan "House of M", an earthshaking event that will affect the entire Marvel universe. And it begins in Astonishing X-men and New Avengers. More...
Behind-the-Scenes of "Unholy". Set pictures from Nick Brendon's new movie. More...
WonderCon announces Serenity cast appearances. Nathan, Adam & Summer will join Joss on Feb. 19th in San Francisco. More...

February 07

Details on Scooby Doo 3 and who's coming back for it... More...
Details For The "Buffy" Starter Set DVD (R1). Including price, content, artwork and release date.
The networks are trading normal for paranormal. Interesting article discussing the rise of the supernatural and religious drama on TV. Cites 'Lost' and 'Point Pleasant' as examples. Includes plenty of comments by Marti Noxon.
Satu Rautaharju as Joss Whedon's 'Wonder Woman'? "Hollywood sources report that they've seen "Communication Breakdown" star Satu Rautaharju's name mentioned in regards to playing the DC Comics amazon on the big screen." More...
Will "Angel" viewers follow the character to comics? With IDW's recent press release about Angel: The Curse mini series, a writer ponders this question at The Great Curve comics blog. There's also artwork for the mini series at the IDW website.
Watch a clip from the "Gag Reels" from Angel Season 5, the DVD of which is due out February 15. (.wmv)
Astonishing X-men #8 cover art. This issue should be out on the 16th of this month. More...

February 06

Jewel Staite an icon at I-CON 24. April 8-10th Stony Brook University in New York, the lovely Jewel Staite will be making an East Coast appearance.

February 05

(SPOILER) Jeff Mariotte to Write IDW's Angel: The Curse. "IDW Publishing returns Angel to comics in Angel: The Curse, the first five-issue Angel miniseries that sees him going it alone. Angel is on the run in a mysterious forest in Romania, searching for the Gypsy clan that cursed him so many years ago."
Finding Serenity table of contents. The table of contents for BenBella Books's upcoming essay collection Finding Serenity: Anti-Heroes, Lost Shepherds, and Space Hookers in Joss Whedon's Firefly has been posted to my LiveJournal. More...
(SPOILER) Eonline's Kristin on a Buffy Poster w/ Xander. An amusing picture, at least. More...
Eliza Dushku 'That '70s Show' promo pics. These'll please the Faith/Kelso shippers.

February 04

Lots of New Information about Buffy Animated! From this month's official Buffy Magazine, including a possible actor from the Whedonverse joining the team, and more news on that pilot. Link to Titan Magazines homepage. Click on "More" for all the information. More...
"Washroom Slayer" tee now available under Television Without Pity's "Now or Never" program. Must order by February 28th! More...
SMG in The Grudge 2 ? - The producers clarifies their position. "Right now our intention is to use her character in the sequel. It's really her decision if she wants to come back and do it".
Ron Moore blogs Battlestar Galactica. The creator of the hottest sci-fi series of the moment shares his thoughts on the show and answers questions from fans on his weblog. More...
Vulkon's ebaying a front row seat to the Houston Slayercon in April. No fooling, the convention is April 1-3, 2005. The Platinum A ticket includes all the bells and whistles, such as photo ops, concerts, and autographs with James, Amber, and Andy, plus more. Not to mention a chance to view "Chance" hosted by Amber Benson. More...
Comic-Conned. Gamers With Jobs takes a look at Astonishing X-men. More...
Danny Strong's Gilmore Girls character #5 on "Top 10 favorite current TV characters" list. Strong is one of those actors who is so distinct he can't help but bring a bit of himself to every role he plays.
Review of Angel: The Casefiles Volume 2. "It goes above and beyond, and would leave no fan unsatisfied."
IGN Reviews Wonderfalls. Calls it a "Quirky, whimsical series that never got a chance to get its balance right." More...

February 03

Networks Try to Scare Up New 'X-Files'. "The success ABC has had with its spooky thriller "Lost" has helped whet the appetite among network buyers for genre-based shows, insiders say."
Orson Scott Card reviews Firefly. The 'multi-award winning and bestselling' and controversial (What would Giles say?) author writes: "It's fun even as it's tense, and it's smart all the time. So smart that some reviewers have no clue what they're seeing." More...
Drew Goddard added to Angel Boosters Bash. Not only will he be doing photo ops at the convention but also a Q&A session and episode commentary.
Buffy/Spike kiss is #7 in TV Guide's Top TV Kisses. Wesley/Cordelia kiss from Graduation Day, Part Two gets left out for some reason or other. More...

February 02

The Fandom Project- Pets and Plots overview. This is the results of a survey done by Makd. This is only the first part of it, the next part deals with least favorite plots. And subsequent ones will deal with demographics. I found this very informative and surprising.
More on Miracles Box Set. Some info about the DVD Box Set including cover image.
4th November UK release date for Serenity? It seems interesting news what with the preview in London next week. More...
New on DVD: Whatever show you didn't watch last year. The Inside, Firefly, Greg The Bunny, Tru Calling, Wonderfalls and more. Fox's genius programming analysed in the wonderful tone of sarcasm! More...
Alyson Hannigan reveals what Alexis Denisof is upto these days. She says that she's trying to convince him "to go for comedy because he's very funny, but he's more secure with the one-hour drama. I'm like, "Come on, honey - just try the comedy." More...
Wonderfalls That Never Was. Bryan Fuller reveals what would have happened in the second season and which season one episode set up plot arcs for season three.
Seth Greens 'Robot Chicken' set to hatch. It will start screening on Sunday, 20th of February on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim at 11:30-11:45 p.m. (ET, PT).
More Deluxe Buffy and Faith action figure preview pictures. Now showing them with, and listing, their accessories. For example, Graduation Day Buffy comes with handcuffs, a scorched yearbook and a Sunnydale High diploma.
Press release for James Marsters' 'Heist' TV movie. According to USA Network, it will air on Friday March 18th and there's a brief plot description as well. More...
"Wonderfalls" Is One Of Harry's DVD Picks For February. He feels it may have been for the best that it was a limited series, and that too much more could have made it gimmicky. Meanwhile at TVShowsOnDVD.com, there's a review which applauds Fox's post-cancellation treatment of the series. Chud.com has its review up as well. More...

February 01

Psychic Friends Networks. Article talks about Buffy's influence in creating a new genre and market of TV with an avalanche of new dramas about young women with special powers.
Yahoo News Article on Greenlighted Pilots. Whedon hat-trick Carlos Jacott is writing a comedy pilot for NBC. More...
The Rise Of Nathan Fillion. Lots of praise for Nathan Fillion and the upcoming Serenity movie. Talks about his new role in Slither as well.
Wonderfalls - The Complete Series (R1) is also available today! All 13 episodes, including 9 that never aired are featured in this box set.
The Re-Designed Angel Puppet, to be released in March. More...
The Grudge (R1) is available today! Sarah Michelle Gellar's box office number one hit is now available to buy in America and Canada today! More...
Sky One's Top Ten Sexy Sci-Fi Heroines. Our very own Slayer is entered into this list, which looks to be a bit of a promotion for "Hex". But One Question. Where is my Faith!
(SPOILER) Gina Torres returns to "Alias" for 2 episodes. JJ Abrams tells Kristin from E!Online about Gina's return. (Spoiler is for the other JJ shows.)
New Buffy 'Starter Set' to be released in March. A new DVD set of what appears to be the first few episodes of Buffy. More...
From "Serenity" to "Slither". Nathan Fillion will star in writer/director James Gunn's horror movie.



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