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December 01

Once more, with muppets. Serenity gets a hand puppet make over. Extremely silly fun; "(River) Um, my reaver-sense is tingling."
Goners fansite updated. New background image and updated blog as well..
Serenity UK DVD due Feb 27th certificate 15. Artwork on Amazon is temporary. No confirmation on features yet.
'Bones' to get new time slot in January. David Boreanaz's new show will move to Wednesday 9:00 PM starting January 25. It'll be up against 'Lost' and 'Veronica Mars'. 'Prison Break', which has Marti Noxon as a consulting producer, will return in March.

November 30

Titan Books' Serenity: The Visual Companion Wins Award. SFX Reader Award for best non-fiction book is awarded to Serenity: The Visual Companion.
Five minutes with... Eliza Dushku. Quick and enjoyable Q&A covering why she's in the spoof Peanuts' play 'Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead'.
First look at Alyson Hannigan in 'Date Movie'. Or rather Uma Thurman in 'Kill Bill'. More...
NBC (bare bones) site for 'Four Kings' up. NBC has put up a placeholder site for Seth Green's new comedy 'Four Kings.' The only features available so far are a photo gallery and a video preview which showcases Seth quite nicely.
Spike Up the Holiday! "The Whedonverse Fandom Charity site would like to add some Spike to your holiday spirit and we're not talking about the punch.." They're giving away a copy of the "Spike: Old Times" comic book to one lucky fan just in time for the holidays.

November 29

Serenity opens # 5 in Germany. The box-office figures are $406,769 for the opening weekend of Serenity, which puts it at #5 after Potter, Exorcism, Shoes and Christmoose Carol. The movie has also opened at number 5 in Austria and is still doing well in its second week in Estonia.
(SPOILER) Herc reviews Veronica Mars 2.9 with the return of Alyson Hannigan. Spoilers are mild, even the invisotext. Details about how to view the alternate ending over at The Futon Critic.
Fox cancels Alexa Davalos' "Reunion". It's unclear if the network will show all the episodes produced. Also featured in the article is the news on CBS' (almost) cancellation of Threshold, which stars Robert Patrick Benedict, who played Jape in Buffy season 4 episode "Superstar". More...
Operation: Browncoat is underway. A group of Browncoats are using Shawna Trpcic's costume auction as a means of buying their Captain a birthday gift. More...

November 28

Vote for Daniel Dae Kim in People Magazine's Sexiest Man Poll. It would be nice to see a new face win this poll rather than one of the standard crop of actors who are always on these polls.
Ron Glass hosts PEPPERMINT POPS: Home for the Holidays, II. Tri-Staters who are enjoying highly successful careers on Broadway, television and the concert stage are brought back to Evansville to perform with the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra.
(SPOILER) Josscentricality Episode 2 is up now. Features in-depth discussions about Serenity. More...
Millennium: Season Three review. "The odd decent episode comes through, including a couple starring Buffy actors: Collateral Damage starring James "Spike" Masters and Forcing the End, a nicely old-fashioned Millennium episode starring Juliet "Drusilla" Landau..."
TIME Magazine DVD reviews, including the Buffy CHOSEN collection. "The finest episodes come in the more mature later seasons--especially the Sondheimesque musical "Once More, with Feeling" in Season 6."
North West UK Serenity screening this Friday (2nd December) organised by fans, with shindig to the early hours. It's in Runcorn, about 10 minutes by train from Liverpool Lime Street train station. Probably the last chance to see the movie on the big screen in the UK.
"Invisible Girl" Clea Duvall's prematurely canceled series "Carnivale" might return as a comic book. More...

November 27

No Longer a "Vixen", Buffy's named one of "TV's Top Kickass Girl Heroes". Jen Garner and Kristin Bell are also listed in this category. Not to mention Oprah and Lassie :) More...
Wonderfall's Tracie Thoms in this weekend's release, RENT. Mahandra sings! And tangoes! Beautifully! In the film's best performance! and more Thoms news! More...
TV Winners and Losers. James Marsters gets some credit from "Entertainment Weekly" for "Smallville" emerging unbloodied on TV's most competitive night.
Flanvention News at Bella Online. Read all about it.
Wonderfalls gets some blogosphere notice. In Instapundit, no less. You can't keep a good show down!
Pics of Summer Glau promoting Serenity. And here's some of Jewel Staite, Adam Baldwin, Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher and Nathan Fillion as well (all via UIP Germany).
Cinematical Seven: Screen Deaths. Amilyn's long, long, very long death scene in the Buffy movie features in this memorable film deaths list. More...

November 25

Keeping it On: SMG does not and will not do nude scenes. Brief article in NY Post; apparently she's been offered significant money and has turned it down (reg req).
Swedish Serenity review (possibly written by a Reaver and/or The Operative?). Serenity opens in Sweden today - one theater only in Stockholm. The reviews are mostly 3 by 5's, a couple 4/5 and one slaughter, linked here. More...
Latest preview in the Sideshow Collectibles Buffy Line. It's D'Hoffryn!
Dutch fans - provide input on Serenity DVD cover. Universal Home Entertainment would like to see your input on the Serenity DVD cover for the Netherlands.
'Likely' details of the Australian & Benelux Serenity disc (s). Universal Pictures Australia have "confirmed the likely disc configuration in terms of content." More...
Wonderfalls Marathon on LOGO cable channel today. From 2pm - 10pm on Nov 24th, the LOGO channel is showing a marathon of Wonderfall episodes, including the ones guest starring Jewel Staite.

November 24

Another Buffy book coming out next year. It is titled "Go Ask Malice : A Slayer's Diary" and is due out in June 2006, written by Robert Levy. Also due out next year is "Blackout" due in August 2006 by krad.
"Obviously, there is a huge demand for Joss Whedon comics". Mark Oliver over at The Pulse comments on the success story that was the Serenity comic book mini-series. More...
That's it over for Alias. The show which has Jeffrey Bell, Drew Goddard and Amy Acker working on it will wrap its five year run at the end of this season.
(SPOILER) Keith R.A. DeCandido interview, on Firefly Talk #6. The latest Firefly Talk (#6) is posted, and contains an interview with the author of the Serenity novelization, and an article about Blue Sun.
(SPOILER) Buffy Babes Take on Veronica Mars! Kristin's column is up early with a clip of Alyson Hannigan and Charisma Carpenter talking about their roles on Veronica Mars. Some spoilers for Veronica Mars.
Tony Todd joins the cast of Shadow Puppets. The movie starring James Marsters now has a former verse guest star to its credit, Vyasa. More...

November 23

Dan Lazarow's lighting work on Serenity. The creator of the light on Mr Universe's 'generator' shows how it was done on his website. (Two articles you may have read previously, and various images.)
Trailer for Charisma Carpenter's new movie 'Voodoo Moon'. It's a horror flick set in a small midwestern town (Windows Media Player required for viewing).
Christian Kane's 'Close to Home' is home for the year. CBS just place a full season order for the freshman drama series.
Booster Events offer Kane concert tickets for the Dec 9th concert at the Roxy. Booster has been given a limited number of tickets to sell at the discount price of $12 compared to the $15 price from ticketmaster. Kane will be hitting the stage around 10:30pm that night.
Exclusive coat-wearing "Fool For Love" Spike figure from Diamond web store if you spend $70+ online.
Firefly on Prime Time (Sci-Fi) Tonight. Don't miss four episodes on tonight! Just finishing Jaynestown. Up next Out of Gas, Ariel, and War Stories.

November 22

Whatever happened to Ripper? TV Squad asks the question and as if by pure magic, here's the latest news from Tony Head. In the latest issue of the Buffy magazine, Tony says "It hasn't been mentioned [recently by Joss].... but it's gone from, being a series to a two-hour movie that might be part of a series of DVDs". More...
Retailers rail over studio date switches. Retailers are complaining about the lack of lead time for Serenity on DVD. The article appears to be a month old, before the DVD was officially confirmed.
Gina Torres joins the cast of "South of Pico". The movie chronicles the tale of four ordinary people who witness an accidental death. It's great to hear more news from her.
Josscentricality podcast now has a website and forum. Josscentricality have started up a site/forum for discussion about the podcast, and Joss and Joss-centric productions - from Buffy and Angel, Firefly and Serenity to new projects like Wonder Woman.
Firefly Costume Auction. Firefly's costume designer, Shawna Trpcic, is going to auction off her private collection of Firefly costumes. You can bid on Mal's browncoat, Inara's ballgown, and many more. Check it out. More...
Nathan Fillion signed to star in romantic comedy, "Waitress". Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines and Jeremy Sisto have signed to star alongside Keri Russell in romantic comedy "Waitress," for Michael Roiff's Night & Day Pictures and helmer Adrienne Shelly. More...
The Flanvention asks the question, who is really prettier? Fanty or Mingo, do you agree with Mal. Find out for yourself as the twins Rafael and Yan Feldman, joins the flans lineup. Along with some other verse favorites. More...
Extra goodies added to Buffyverse charity auction. There's some pics and artwork signed by the likes of David Boreanaz and Alexis Denisof etc . However there is a very unusual item up for grabs. A pic given to Andy Hallett by Sixties icon Nancy Sinatra and autographed from her to Lorne. More...

November 21

(SPOILER) Pics of Alyson and Charisma in next week's 'Veronica Mars'. Would it have killed UPN to actually have a pic of them together?
Riley's buddy Graham returns to primetime, twice this week. Bailey Chase who played Riley's loyal commando pal Graham Miller returns in 2 guest spots this week, one on Las Vegas and then later this week on CSI.
ITV4 picks up The Inside. A very small mention of ITV4 (a UK TV channel) acquring the rights to the existing episodes of Tim Minear's excellent The Inside. I believe this includes the unaired episodes. More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar's new film, which may be titled "The Return," has a release date. Filmjerk reports the release date for the "untitled SMG supernatural thriller" will be September 1st. More...
TV gal enjoys the cast reunions on different shows and wants to see more. She mentions Alyson and Charisma pairing again on Veronica Mars, and how she would like to see Juliet Landau show up on Smallville. More...
More details on new Buffy and Angel comics on Dark Horse and IDW. New Buffy mini series might only be released in 2007 and expect several One-Shots, featuring Angel's supporting cast in 2006. More...
Series Might Be Dead but Buffy Keeps Vamping. Long review of the series as part of the box set announcement, including references to continuing fandom and academic activities.

November 20

Nathan goes gagging at Starfury Serenity. At Starfury Serenity in London yesterday, Nathan had an 8 or so minute blooper reel for Serenity he showed everybody. Read on to find out more about the weekends events. More...
(SPOILER) Firefly Talk podcast #5 is out. Articles this week are about Inara's past, and a comparison of Mal and Thoreau (an article on civil disobedience).
Jayne 'Canton' shirt benefits UK Browncoats. An eBay auction with only 7+ hours to go offers a compelling reason not to go topless... More...
TV.com has special feature clips from the Chosen box set. A couple of new clips from the special features of the Chosen box set including Buffy: An Unilkely Role Model, plus some we've seen before.
The Five: Most accurate TV geeks. Willow comes in at #2 among the most accurate geeks on TV.
Buffy gets Chosen. A lovely reminder and review of the newly released Buffy DVD Collection, about why we watch and keep watching it and why we will buy it. (reg req) More...

November 19

She Saved Pop Culture - A Lot! "But the "Buffyverse" still shines in the hearts and minds of its fans and creators, living on in novels, comic books, video games, action figures and countless other collectibles-and maybe even enjoy a live-action revival in the not-too-distant future."
BTVSFigs' Ask Diamond 32 includes an explanation of why Angel and Illyria are so tall compared to other figures in the line.

November 18

Serenity doesn't go into the abyss as Box Office Mojo haven't correctly updated Serenity's weekly theatre count.
(SPOILER) Scott Kurtz: "'Serenity' really kicked me in the b***s." The "PvP" cartoonist offers a nice, belated summary of his feelings about "Serenity" in the news-blog section of his site: "Serenity wasn't movie #1. It was movie #3. We got Return of the Jedi first because I don't think Joss was certain that if he started with movie #1 he would ever get a chance to show us movie #3."
Australian Serenity DVD Release Details. The details of the Australia only special features have been released - woo hoo! Sydney Q and A!!
Win an Official Australian Serenity Theatrical poster signed by Joss. More...
Kane at the Roxy in LA Dec 9th. More info coming soon about tickets for Christian Kane's band Kane playing a concert on Friday Dec 9th.
Serenity released in Estonia. Well, now there's no turning back. Serenity will be released here in Estonia tomorrow, November 18th. More...

November 17

Oh Myfanwy! I'm the only gay in the village you see! ASH returns alongside David Walliams and Matt Lucas tonight in "Little Britain", which kicks off at 9pm on BBC1. However Little Britain night begins in just 3 minutes, you can hear Tom Baker narrate between the shows. Yeh but, no but, I didnt even do nuffin so stop giving me eevils! More...
Hush clip w/commentary on ifilm. A clip from the new DVD set. Has Joss, Amber, and Danny talking about "Hush."
Win a copy of the cine-manga Buffy book. TokyoPop takes on 'The Gift' with a photo-novel book that's packed with "vivid screen captures and manga-style word balloons". There's also never seen before 'behind the scenes material' about the 100th episode. More...
Nick's show 'Kitchen Confidential' will be rebroadcast on FX. The Fox cable channel will air all 3 episodes of the show on Nov. 27 at 11:30 am eastern time, before its return to Fox Dec 5th. More...
Serenity surpasses Firefly on Amazon.com's Top Sellers list. Firefly's at #15. Serenity's at #13, the best I've seen it at yet. More...

November 16

Want to send Andy Hallett a happy Winter Holiday greeting? Then pop over to the Nude Chocolate Lorne Society (fantastic name) and sign the e-card. More...
New pics of Eliza Dushku. As taken from the recent press preview of her new play 'Dog Sees God - Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead'.
Serenity DVD drops to $16.98 on Amazon. Currently #21 in the charts on DVD for Amazon. In cinema news, Polish browncoat MissOrange reports (reg req): "I just got the news that they've dropped Serenity in Poland".
Astonishing X-Men to go bimonthly as of issue 13. Given the delays of the last few issues, this'll come as no great surprise to anyone. Issue 13 gets released in February, also out that month is a Marvel Spotlight on Joss Whedon which promises to show us "what he has in store for the future" and "behind-the-scenes bonus material" as well. More...
(SPOILER) Charisma Carpenter praises Joss Whedon in this Veronica Mars TV Guide interview with her and Jason Dohring.

November 15

BBC Film 2005 - Vote for 'Film of the Year'. Surely I don't even need to mention what film we should all vote for here... let's show the BBC the strength of us Whedonites!
New Trailer for Done the Impossible. Check out the new & improved, up-to-the-gills-in-BDHs trailer for Done the Impossible (fan documentary on Firefly & Serenity). Plus, find out about the REAL Nathan Fillion behind the smiling facade. More...
Greg the Bunny makes Keith Olbermann's 10 Shows worth watching list. The news commentator for MSNBC blogs about the 10 shows he finds are worth watching.
NPR's Terry Gross Interviews Seth Green. An NPR audio clip of the "Fresh Air" interview back in February with Seth Green where he discusses Robot Chicken and more. More...
Firefly touchdown in Germany. Firefly is now out on dubbed DVD in Germany. More...
Buffy: The Chosen Collection DVD boxset out today in the States. Entertainment Weekly calls it "a "colossal missed opportunity" because 20th Century Fox "failed to deliver the mother lode of extras" that the fans expected. Also out today on general release is the Tru Calling season 2 DVD which contains the final episode that Fox never aired.
8MM 2 released on reg 1 DVD on 22nd November. Erotic thriller set in Eastern Europe with Julie Benz. Sounds like strictly one for the curiosities cabinet, unless of course you like girl on girl action. More...
(SPOILER) James Marsters to Become a "Smallville" Regular? Kristin at EOnline mentions in her spoiler column that she's heard they want him to sign on to be a regular. (spoilers for other shows)
Greg Edmonson thanks fans for their support in getting the soundtrack. Greg Edmonson (the composer of Firefly's score) posts on the OB thanking fans for their support. More...
Christian Kane finds "Home" on Friday nights. Typically Friday night is the kiss of death for any shows with a verse connection but it looks like Christian Kane's new series may be bucking the trend. CBS took #1 for the night with a sizable win in viewers and key demos, also making it best overall Friday performance since March for the network. More...
Browncoat Book website online. Edited by Kirsty 'Joss dropped my drink' Walker, find out about "a yearbook chronicling the end of Firefly and the start of Serenity" (from fans' perspective). All profits go to Equality Now.
(SPOILER) "Buffy" Couple on the Casting Couch. Dark Horizons gives more details on Sarah Michelle Gellar and Marc Blucas' roles in two upcoming projects, SMG in "The Air I Breath" and Marc Blucas in "Three". More...
(SPOILER) Firefly Talk Podcast #4. This one has articles about River, Before And After Session 416, and the lack of aliens in the Firefly 'verse.

November 14

A report about Joss Whedon's talk at Screenwriting Expo 4. Find out about Joss' favourite movies and the pitches that Tim Minear wrote for Buffy and lots more (reg req).
See new scenes from Nathan Fillion's new film Slither. At the LA comic con Dec 4th at 11am. Writer/director James Gunn is bringing some new clips from the film to be shown at his panel.
Buffyverse charity auction. Various items from Booster Events now available for bidding. They're signed by the likes of Joss, Drew, Alexis, James, Tony, Julie etc. Proceeds will go to Equality Now and the Itty scholarship.
(SPOILER) James Marsters' new film - Shadow Puppets. New info about the movie. More...
"Letís say that Joss Whedon, creator of Firefly, wanted to bring the series back to air." Adam Sternbergh, of New York Magazine, examines the direction in which television might be heading. And he uses a Firefly hypothetical to illustrate the possibilities for the medium. More...
Buffy is Shane Black's favorite modern TV show. "It's just so well-crafted, and they care so much about it." More...

November 13

Buffy Collector's Edition DVD still set for release this Tuesday. 20th Century Fox to look into why Amazon.com removed the item from their website. More...
Brett Matthews joins the Flanvention for a comic signing. Co-writer of the Serenity comic book series will be signing on Saturday, in the Dealer's room at the Dark Horse table. The event is Dec 9-11, 2005 in Burbank, CA.

November 12

Firefly Still Flying on Sci Fi. Looks like the Sci Fi channel is keeping Firefly in syndication for a while longer than we thought. More...
(SPOILER) Serenity DVD To Include An Easter Egg. A very brief news item on the official Browncoats board (spoiler tag because the discussion over there spoils the film) teases the existence of an Easter egg hidden somewhere on the forthcoming Serenity DVD. More...
Clips from the 'Bonus features' disc on the Buffy Collector's Edition DVD boxset. Some great goodies here. There's Joss Whedon, Marti Noxon, Jane Espenson, Charisma Carpenter and Danny Strong chatting about the love between Buffy and Angel, relationships in the Buffyverse and Willow and Oz too. Not to mention Charisma and Danny discussing their favourite Buffy moments as well.

November 11

Kitchen Confidential Confirmed Cancelled. "Also getting the ax at Fox is "Arrested's" companion on Monday, the freshman comedy "Kitchen Confidential," whose order will not be extended beyond the initial 13 episodes."
Welcome To Our Hell: City of Angel coverage of the Quor'toth convention. Featuring anecdotes from the likes of Amy Acker, Andy Hallett, Jenny Mollen and more. Find out about David Boreanaz rescuing dogs from pounds and what Amy thought of Fred being killed off.
Aly's new sitcom gets a People's Choice Award nomination. "How I Met Your Mother" was nominated for favorite new comedy, along with other new contenders "My name is Earl" and "Everybody Hates Chris".
Arrested no, Prison yes. Fox is pulling Kitchen Confidential and Arrested Development from sweeps. Fox is advising producers the show probably won't be picked up for the whole season.

November 10

Whedonverse multimedia project celebrates 1 year. "In all that time, the Project raised $5,147 and supplied DVDs to 11 public libraries and 3 military bases."
Alyson helps co-star to stop smoking. Jason Segel talks about having to quit smoking because Alyson refused to kiss him or do any romantic scenes with him, because he smelled like smoke. He thanks her for forcing him to do that because now he not only smells better, he feels better as well.
Firefly Soundtrack gets UK release date. It'll be out on the 28th of November.
The Internet Review of Science Fiction briefly mentions Mal in an article on the military in science-fiction films (reg req'd). More...
Eliza Dushku to appear in Off-Broadway "Peanuts" Spoof. Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead opens at the Century Center, 111 East 15th Street, NYC, on 1st December. More...
'Serenity' Makes Quick Voyage to DVD. "Joss Whedon's short-lived FOX drama 'Firefly' found its greatest success on DVD and it looks like Universal is hoping the same will be true of Whedon's feature 'Serenity.'"

November 09

Just in case you've been living under a rock... Don't forget that Joss is guest starring on tonight's Veronica Mars!
Joss to never learn how to work site! Man is complete Melvin! Mock him! More...
Tony Head chats about Doctor Who. Find out what he thinks of the new Doctor and there's some discussion about Russell T Davies being a huge Buffy fan.
(SPOILER) Gilmore Girls creator loves Buffy. Amy Sherman-Palladino tells Mike Ausiello that her "life couldn't exist without" Buffy (contains spoilers for a number of shows).
Mystery donor's identity revealed. A follow-up article in Monday's Columbian newspaper (Vancouver, WA) revealed the identity of the mystery man who bought and gave away $2500 worth of movie tickets to Serenity on opening day. More...
Official Universal press release for the Serenity DVD. Gloriously over the top reading material.
(SPOILER) Joss talks Veronica Mars, Internet fandom and take-charge women. More from Mr Whedon on his guest stint on Veronica Mars and some other goodies as well. Big spoiler for Serenity in this article.
Bizarre Love Triangle: Joss, Buffy . . . and Veronica. In honor of Joss's cameo, L.A. Times' Calendar section tomorrow talks Veronica, Buffy, hey and Whedonesque too (with *that* post). Like, self-referential, dude. More...
Meet Amber Benson. She will be at a "Meet-the-Writer" event for her new book, Ghosts of Albion: Accursed, 7:30 PM tomorrow night at Barnes and Noble in Framingham, MA.
Veronica Mars better than Buffy? An article highlighting the similarities between the two shows and suggesting the Veronica Mars might actually be superior. (BTW: Major spoiler for those who haven't watched VM S1 yet).

November 08

(SPOILER) James Marsters dishes about Smallville, Spike and more. Marsters chatted exclusively with AOL Television editor Sean Doorly about his new character, his old character Spike, spreading the love and the benefits of working in television.
Firefly soundtrack released on CD today in the States. Twenty five tracks of 'Verse goodness for your listening pleasure.
Universal Announce Australia's Serenity DVD Release. Special Packaging, and unique bonus material, planned for the DVD. Yip! More...
No new Serenity action figures planned say Diamond Select Toys. Thus disappointing those who wanted to get the entire crew. More...
Christian Kane's "Home" moves to Friday for sweeps. "Close to Home" will move into the 9 p.m. slot. The trial will run for two weeks, if this time slot proves successful, CBS could make the move permanent.
Exclusive one-time screening of Serenity in Singapore. For all you Singaporeans who despaired of ever watching the movie on big screen, here's your chance. There's a related article about why UIP only decided to have a test screening in Singapore at The Electric New Paper.
Flash Fiction Sideshow Buffyverse Contest. Grand Prize winner will receive a $450 Gift Certificate and may also choose the "Buffy" grand prize selection. More...
Flanvention preliminary schedule released. The Big Damn Flanvention in Burbank is just a few weeks away. Booster Events has released a preliminary schedule of the three-day event. It looks like there will be something for everyone Dec. 9-11.
Buffy and Dawn action figures to be joined by Joyce in an exclusive boxed set coming out with the figures' release early next year. (reg. req'd.)
Anthony Head to return to his transvestite roots! Richard E. Grant wants to add Tony to his new film as a transvestite. "I would really like to direct Tony as a transvestite, so I'm trying to work in a character." "I really love Richard. It would be great to be directed by him. And I have good legs." More...
Jewel Staite and Jonathan M. Woodward Attending Belfast Convention. Summer Glau has dropped out of this convention, and Jonathan will be attending instead. More...

November 07

Serenity still making some money. "And just because it's there, and because I can't champion the film enough, Serenity took in $188,000 this weekend, bringing its total to $25.168 million. People don't know what they were missing with this one." More...
Jeff Mariotte talks about his work on Angel Novels and Comics. Include a few things about upcoming Angel comic book mini series "Angel: Old Friends". In related news, Peter David made a few comments on "Spike Vs. Dracula" five-part miniseries in his Wizard World Texas Panel. More...
SciFi.com Top SF ever. Firefly, Babylon 5, Battlestar Galactica, Farscape and Hitchhiker duke it out in this week's poll.
Joss Whedon cheers on Buffy's Alumni. Find out what he thinks of Nick, Alyson, David, Charisma and James in their post-Buffy TV careers. And there's a poll on TV Guide's front page for you to vote on who has the best gig.
Boreanaz gets Punk'd next Sunday. Ashton Kutcher's MTV show that plays jokes on other celebrities sets its sights for an Angel - hopefully he doesn't end up as Bones after it.

November 06

Review of Anthony Head's Play "Otherwise Engaged". Nice review of Tony's latest play, sadly only a small mention of Tony himself though.
Tonight's episode of The Simpsons parodies Buffy? Apparently this year's Simpsons annual Halloween episode 'Treehouse of Horror XVI' pays tribute to the Buffy season two episode 'Halloween' (reg req). More...
Serenity enters Amazon.com charts. The DVD has *finally* got a ranking. It's entered the charts as the 18th best seller. Let's see if we can't get it to number one ;). More...
First look at the Astonishing X-Men #13 cover. It'll be a long wait till this comes out in February.
Getty Images capture Kane and Bagby as they "Walk the Line". Christian Kane and Larry Bagby attended the AFI screening of the movie based on Johnny Cash's life, in which Larry plays band member Marshall Grant. More...
Slither website slips onto the net. Starring Nathan Fillion, according to the site the movie is to be released domestically on March 31, 2006. Check out the photo page to find a shot of Nathan.
Fox order three more scripts for 'Kitchen Confidential'. Though there's still no final word on the fate of Nick Brendon's sitcom.
TV Thrillers of the Near Future (Satire). Nathan Fillion to star as CBS's Father Reilly. More...
(SPOILER) SMG on Rosa Parks. Brief NY Daily News interview. Also includes her comments on working with The Rock in Southland Tales. (Very mild spoilers for Southland Tales plot points.)

November 04

Tonight's Firefly episode on SciFi - 'Objects in Space'. Well here it is. The series finale and Joss' finest episode. More...
(SPOILER) Joss on UPN's Veronica Mars Website. He appears in the online advertisements for the show, and he also looks good on TV. More...
Google Print does Joss Whedon. Read on to find out how to read hundreds of books referencing Joss Whedon online, including the delights "The Complete Guide to Television and Movie Drinking", "The Image and Role of the Librarian" and "Life or movie: Which Comes First?". (req may be required). More...
(SPOILER) First look at Tony Head in Doctor Who. This location pic comes from the third episode of season 2. Nice hair btw.
People Magazine speaks to Charisma Carpenter. Nice interview with her which covers Veronica Mars, the Playboy photo shoot, her Buffy chums and how she balances her career and family.
(SPOILER) An afterlife for Tara. Amber Benson finds a new calling as co-author of the horror series, "Ghost of Albion: Accursed", the first full-length novel in a new series from Christopher Golden. More...
Details about Tom Lenk's new play 'Strangely Attractive'. Pics of him in his new role possibly not safe for work. IMDB has Tom listed for a guest stint in 'House M.D.' on November 15th.
(SPOILER) Firefly Talk Podcast #3. Articles about slavery in the 'verse, and a piece about Wash.
Baldwin going 'Fishing' with Gellar. Unfortunately not the Baldwin I would have liked being in a movie with her but I guess this one will do. More...
Australians must wait for Serenity DVD. According to moviehole.net, the Australian Serenity DVD will be out on the 8th of February. Whether it will include the Sydney Joss Q+A recording is unknown. More...
No Marsters for Dresden Role. "Thanks to everyone who helped to push James for "Dresden Files". They have set British actor Paul Blackthorne."
SFX Magazine's Firefly wallpaper. Take a break and have a look at this rather cool pic of Morena Baccarin, Nathan Fillion and Summer Glau.
Pleasant Memories for Marti Noxon. More going over the ins and outs of what happened to Point Pleasant and there's even some discussion of Wonderfalls. And also find out about the two new pilots she's sold to Fox and ABC.
'Prison Break' to take extended break from tv schedule. The series "Prison Break", in which ME alum Marti Noxon is a consulting producer, will go on break until May after its November 28th episode to make room for "24" where David Fury has taken up residence as one of the writers.
Newly available German Firefly now #26 at amazon.de. Pretty impressive considering it's never aired in Germany. And that "Serenity" hasn't even opened there yet. Where will it stop? Go, little Firefly go! More...
Joss posts about the Serenity DVD artwork. It's short and to the point (reg req).

November 03

The second season of Roseanne is available for pre-order at Amazon.com. Season two includes all seven of the Roseanne episodes written by Joss. More...
(SPOILER) Serenity visual production and post in depth. Joss, Loni Peristere and Jack Green talk technical about the shoot and tweaking the visuals in post.
(SPOILER) Mars Hill - A Church Review of Serenity. Pastor James gives a brief teaser into Serenity. Orson Scott Card has said, "I'm not going to say it's the best science fiction movie, ever. Oh, wait. Yes I am." More...

November 02

Serenity dropped from theatrical release in Finland? All information concerning Serenity has vanished from the distributor's website. It was scheduled for December 2nd release on 25 screens.
Michael Piller, the man who gave Jane Espenson her foothold, has died. The man who opened the doors of Paramount to young unrepresented hopefuls has passed away. More...
TV You'll Want To Pay For. Could Firefly have been saved by on demand TV? The article makes for an interesting premise.
Serenity now up for preorder at Amazon. It's 30% off. Makes it 20.99. Let's make this the #1 selling DVD. Go Go Go!
"I'm not the boss of this". Joss responds to Israel apparent pulling of Serenity. I believe the letters and artwork Joss is referring to is from cidergirl's Joss Thankyou project book (reg required).
Petition to have Serenity DVD cover changed. We've all seen it and screamed in terror over how it looks. So here's a petition to try and change this. And if you haven't seen it yet, here it is. (apparently they didn't enjoy the direct linking)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Chosen Collection. Highlights of the new footage on the 144 episode box set. Also, a nice controversial blurb to get our underwear in a wad over.... good times!
Cover art for the Serenity DVD. Quite possibly the worst Whedonverse DVD artwork ever. More...
Serenity Available to Troops November 11th. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service which provides movie releases to soldiers stationed overseas has added Serenity to its coming attractions. More...
(SPOILER) Some new pictures of Amy Acker on Alias. These are for the episode "Solo" which airs on November 10th. She'll be in "Fait Accompli" on the 17th. Also, WB is showing a repeat of Amy's episode of Supernatural tonight at 9. More...
Botenman reports Serenity canceled in Israel. Looking at the amount of responses the article has, it appears to have a fan base there.
Otherwise Engaged Review. Excellent review for Anthony Stewart Head's new play.

November 01

Soccer meets "Serenity." As the site owner of BrowncoatPatches.com puts it: "Browncoats 107 is a hybrid of two of my passions; Firefly/Serenity and Portland Timbers Football Club/Timbers Army 107." An amusing little hybrid, and cool Blue Sun patches.
The best Vampire movie for Whedonverse fans ever? Well 'The Thirst' does star Adam Baldwin, Tom Lenk, Clare Kramer and Serena Scott Thomas (Gwendolyn Post). More...
Joss Whedon's letter to Angel fans. Find out what was written in the letter included with the Angel: Complete Series DVD Boxset. One goody is discovering a few of the Angel moments that made Joss' life worth living. More...
"Serenity" DVD (R1) Announced Officially. According to "DVD Times" Universal have announced the DVD, confirming the December 20th release date that's been going around for a while. Edit: Now Includes box art and menu screens.
The FX Show in Florida will feature Alan Tudyk. Dubbed "The Florida Extravaganza," the event takes place January 27-29 at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando.



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