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December 01

Hollywood Invades the Comic Industry. An article discussing whether or not television and movie directors and writers are making a difference in comics. Includes a profile of Joss in comics.
"Waitress," starring Nathan Fillion, will premiere at Sundance Film Festival. This film, written and directed by the late Adrienne Shelly, will be part of the Spectrum series at Sundance, which takes place January 18-28, 2007. More...
Quaking in her stylish yet affordable boots. Jane Espenson continues to blog about comedy writing - using a quote of Buffy to explain the subordinate, the superordinate and cognitive science. Leave it to Jane to delve this deeply!
In time for the holidays - Firefly DVD sets on sale at Amazon. Also up for sale are seasons 1-8 of Stargate SG1 and the second season of Veronica Mars. 'Supernatural' the show Summar Glau was/wasn't on is also up for sale.
When is a retcon not a retcon? Screenwriter John August discovers the term "retcon" (where has he been living?) and wonders whether Dawn's introduction into "Buffy" was a retcon... or maybe something else. Discussion ensues.
There's a little high school in many 'grown-up' shows. Discusses Buffy, Veronica Mars, and other series that suffer from the misperception that they're not really meant for grown-ups - and how many "grown-up" series seem to be stuck in a high school mentality.

November 30

Who should play Wonder Woman? The latest in a long, long, long line of articles about which actress (or even actor) should play the Amazon Princess. The article contains the usual indepth analysis you've come to expect from MTV but there's some nice quotes from Linda Carter and others.
Yahoo TV lists Buffy the Vampire Slayer as one of its selected shows with a high body count. A feature about prime time television shows with high body counts, entitled "I See Dead People". Buffy and Spike are pictured in the banner. The link from that page takes you to a page dedicated to Buffy the Vampire Slayer. You can also rate the show at the Buffy page.
Mark Sheppard to guest star on Battlestar Galactica. Ron Moore reveals casting tidbit in a blog about new podcasts, including a roundtable discussion. More...

November 29

Hollywood Memorabilia Auction Catalog - UPDATED! BtVS Memorabilia in Profiles in History Auction! (link opens large PDF file!). More...
(SPOILER) Tiny rumor about Jewel Staite's role on Stargate Atlantis. Does contains big spoilers for the current season of the show. More...

November 28

Angel slimset DVDs. All seasons of Angel re-released as slimsets for a cheaper price.
Jordana Spiro's new sitcom "My Boys" premieres tonight at 10/9c on TBS. Jordana Spiro played Callie in "Reptile Boy." On this show she plays a Chicago sports writer who's 'just one of the guys."
This week's Angel books from IDW. Angel Auld Lang Syne #2 gets released as does Angel Scriptbook Vol. 1 TPB. This volume collects the scripts from 'City of', 'A Hole in the World', 'Spin the Bottle', 'Waiting in the Wings' and 'Five by Five'. An ideal seasonal present for the Angel fan in your life. More...
Tonight on BBC 2 - Chiwetel Ejiofor in "Tsunami, The Aftermath". A two part drama set in the aftermath of the tsunami of Boxing Day, 2004. Chiwetel (who was a revelation in Serenity) stars in it along with Tim Roth and Gina McKee. Five clips from the drama are available for viewing. More...
Flanvention II to be cancelled?!?! Can this be serious? How can a sold out convention be having financial problems? It makes no sense. ETA: The California Browncoats have something to add on the heels of this news. More...
Words of wisdom. "Let's face it. Unless there's a web site called "www.oh-by-the-way-we-have-darla-stashed-here.com," we're out of luck". More...
Oruche is out! Phina Oruche is the fifth person to be voted out of "I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here" after two and a half weeks of bitching and biting. Her final interview is on ITV1 right now. She will be missed.
Firefly Reaches 75,000 Votes on TV_Vote. Firefly has passed over 75,000 votes on TV_Vote: Top 5, a site that ranks the most popular shows. Firefly is currently in 5th place. More...

November 27

Facing the Day: Day Break's Jeffrey Bell. He talks about running Day Break and, of course, Angel. More...
David Boreanaz on Megan Mullally Show. David Boreanaz on Megan (not literally of course!! haha) tomorrow!!
Hat Tip to Tim Minear on "Crimson Dark" Webcomic. "Crimson Dark", my favorite webcomic, tips his hat to Tim Minear as he has to Jane Espenson previously. Also, on one of the earlier pages (Chapter 1, page 10) he has a cool Firefly poster from BlackMarketBeagles.com. More...
Joss Whedon interview on Fanboy Radio. The show kicks off today (i.e. Sunday) at 6pm Central Time. Listen to it live here.

November 26

The Chosen Collection for Under $96! Just in time for the holidays, get The Chosen Collection for $95.90 at Buy.com after $20 off using Google Checkout. More...
(SPOILER) Coming Attractions at USA Today: Tim Minear's 'Drive'. "I shot Hell in Los Angeles for several years, and we put horses in space... This one should be a cinch."

November 25

Ask Joss a question for his Fanboy Radio interview. There's a thread over at the Fanboy Radio forum inviting people to post (short) questions for Joss' interview tomorrow. More...
"Lost Room" co-starring Dennis Christopher airs Dec 11 on the Sci-Fi Channel. This is a sci-fi original mini-series, for more non-spoilery details on the story you can read the TV Squad article about the show.
(SPOILER) Dawn plays "Willow" on L&O: CI. Michelle Trachtenberg plays a character named "Willow" on this Tuesday's Law and Order: Criminal Intent. More...

November 24

Nebraska Wesleyan class explores depth behind 'Buffy'. Nice article in yesterday's Lincoln Journal Star about a course at Nebraska Wesleyan exploring the depth behind "Buffy".
"It's simply the best X-book in years". Wizard Magazine gets all gushy about Joss' Astonishing X-Men. And quite right too. More...
(SPOILER) Updated! Heroes Redux: I Spy a New Hero! Recap of Monday's "Heroes" compares the show to "Buffy," and starts out with the words "Dear Joss, Love your show-mind if we borrow it? Cool thanks. Yours, Heroes".
Mark Sheppard to MC at Starfury's Break Out Con. Not on Starfury's main page yet, but it has been confirmed on the forums that everyone's favourite Brit will be MC-ing this Prison Break/Veronica Mars convention in May 2007. More...

November 23

'Day Break' Appears Broken. Adam Baldwin's new show Day Break "appeared truly broken Wednesday night, as it drew a meager 3.4 rating and a 6 share in the 9:00 p.m. hour." More...
Spider Robinson is a Firefly Fan! Spider Robinson, well-known science fiction writer answers 10 questions in his usual humourous style, including "What's your favourite sci-fi TV show (and why)?"
It's a ritual sacrifice with pie.... TV.com has a great page with trivia and quotes devoted to that very special Thanksgiving Episode where Angel revisits Sunnydale after Doyle recieves a vision of Buffy being in danger...full of humor a great review on Turkey day.
Amazon.com's top 100 bestselling DVDs of 2006. Firefly comes in at #10, Serenity #18.
Mark Sheppard does double duty on the next episode of Medium on NBC. Next Wed, 11/29 at 10 ET. Mark Sheppard returns to Medium, click on the Behind the Scenes to watch an exclusive clip from the episode 'Blood Relations' starring Mark.
Alyson Hannigan on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Ayson Hannigan will be on Late Night with Conan O'Brien tonight, on NBC at 12:35 EST.
The Weight of the World on her shoulders... Or, more accurately, the weight of the Australian jungle. Phina Oruche has had an interesting week in the outback; arguements, fighting and biting her fellow contestants for cheese and biscuits, but tommorow night the British public have voted her into the final and deciding round of who gets immunity in "I'm a Celebrity...". I pity her rival.
Serenity Actress Engaged. An announcement of a happy event for Tamara Taylor, Summer's teacher from Serenity and now on Bones. More...

November 22

Does that music sound familiar? Came across John Jay Silver Guard's competitive 2006 show entitled "Her Story: A Search for Serenity" while searching YouTube. More...
Leonard Roberts is a Hero taking the initative towards redemption. Well actually it's to support Greg Grunberg's Pediatric Epilepsy Project. The cast of the show Heroes, each created a drawing of their character to be auctioned off to raise funds and awareness. They were also asked "What inspired the drawing." More...
Jewel Staite is attending Darkcon in Phoenix, Jan 2007. Jewel will be the Media Guest of Honor at the event Jan 4-7, 2007 held in Phoenix, Arizona.
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz and his show Bones are on the cover of this week's TvGuide.. A great interview with both him and Emily Deschanel about their show, their characters and if they should get together. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy's Back! Joss discusses the season eight Buffy comics at Entertainment Weekly. This illustration of Buffy is wonderful. Lots of juicy information. And a couple more pics. More...
Angel: Auld Lang Syne #1 out this week. Keeping with the grand tradition of the comic book world, IDW launch a team-up mini-series. Angel and Spike. The two vampires with a soul in a new adventure. Fan favourite Scott Tipton writes the story with David Messina drawing it. More...
Nathan Fillion queries appearance at Flanvention 2. His blog entry was an appeal to Booster Events for them to get in touch with him. One of the Booster Events co-ordinators seems to have sorted things out and Nathan's blog entry on MySpace has now been removed.
NHL hockey and the Buffyverse. Only a webcomic could make the connection.
(SPOILER) Summer Glau to guest star on tonight's "The Unit". And, judging from TVguide.comís blog, appears to have a fairly prominent part in this episode. More...
(SPOILER) Clare Kramer's "The Gravedancers" trailer is now available. You can now watch the trailer for her new critically acclaimed horror movie. A word of warning though, its very graphic and very very scary, not safe for work, for the faint-hearted or the people who are currently alone in their house. I mean it!
Logo "Contest" for Can't Stop The Serenity 2007. Link is to Can't Stop The Serenity discussion forum, Deadline for entries is Friday, December 8th. More...

November 21

Joss to appear live on Fanboy Radio this Sunday, you can phone in with your questions. More...
Alan Tudyk drops out of Flanvention II. Link to Booster Events discussion thread, but BE's main page also reports this: "Alan had to cancel because he will be busy filming 3:10 To Yuma opposite Christian Bale and Russell Crowe. Exchange coupons have already been issued for any Alan items you may have purchased." More...
(SPOILER) And the Black Christmas carries on... Two new posters released for the horror remake flick starring Michelle Trachtenberg. The second European one is VERY spoilerific for Michelle's character and very gory. So basically enjoy!
Nathan Fillion Reads The Softwire. Includes the first three chapters.
Happy birthday to Jonathan M. Woodward. One of the few actors who have guest starred on all three Whedon-verse shows, celebrates his 33rd birthday today.
(SPOILER) TV Gal Recommends Character Rehab. Some characters can change their spots. Others are beyond redemption. More...
Nathan blogs on My Space. Wait, or was it Jason Bateman? You have to be one of Nathan's friends (which I totally am because I'm special) to read his My Space blog.

November 20

SFX magazine review of "Slither" DVD. "A horror movie for horror fans, it wears its fanboy heart on its sleeve." More...
Kevin Smith follows in Joss Whedon's footsteps, scratch that, he's following Anthony Head instead. After doing a guest stint on his favorite show, Veronica Mars, Kevin Smith moves on to further his acting career. He will be starring in the US version of Manchild in the role originally held in the BBC version by Anthony Head. More...
Maggie Walsh - Tara's mom? A quick heads-up for those who are interested: This month on Encore Love Channel - Bye Bye Love, with Tara, Faith and... Maggie Walsh! More...
Buffy 10th Anniversary Trading Card Set. Inkworks is making a Buffy 10th Anniversary Trading Card set for next year. More...

November 19

(SPOILER) Bones makes a list of the dailyjournal.com Fall TV shows you should be watching. Veronica Mars,Heroes,Dr.Who and Supernatural also mentioned. More...
Banyan Tree MUX: A brand new text-based roleplaying game played in real-time. Set after the end of Buffy and Angel, featuring an original setting and totally unique characters, it's an up-and-coming MUX that only recently opened its doors. More...

November 18

The Torn arc - an Astonishing X-Men essay. The author argues that Joss' comic book is "is the emotional continuation of Firefly. Not of Serenity; of Firefly". It's a well written, thoughtful piece. Fans might also want to check out "Her Story", an examination of how Joss handled the character of Emma Frost in the first 18 issues of Astonishing X-Men. More...
Veronica Mars receives (almost) full season order. Instead of the normal 22 episodes, Veronica will receive only 20 episodes and prospects for a fourth season "remain hazy" according to Variety.
(SPOILER) Joe Quesada on Joss and Civil War. Marvel Editor in Chief talks about Joss in his weekly Joe Friday column at Newsrama. More...
Vote for Seth Green in Spike's Video Game Awards. He is up for best supporting character in a video game for voicing Chris for the 'Family Guy' video game.
TV's Best Cliffhangers. Buffy makes the list!
Wizard World offers a Diamond Select Box Set of Buffy figures. BTVS Watcher's Guide Box Set of 3 Action Figures (Rupert Giles, Wesley Wyndham-Price & Spike as Randy Giles) Gentle Giant! Limited to 2500 (Advance Order).

November 17

Michelle Trachtenberg's "evolution". MTV/VH1 report about Buffy's kid sister becoming fashion "it" girl.
Buffy could beat Bond says academic. "James Bond's sexism would keep him from recognizing just how smart and adept Buffy is. Plus, Buffy once killed a Goddess." The Evil Trio declined to comment on the article. More...
Come see Krad in NYC! Blackout author, Keith R.A. DeCandido will appear at a NYC book reading and concert on December 1st.
What is Uranus? Jane Espenson joins Bob Harris in an interview about his book, Prisoner of Trebekistan, for Television Without Pity.
(SPOILER) Buffy: back from the dead in season 8. A fab interview with Georges Jeanty, the Buffy comic book artist, over at the Wizard website. Juicy little tidbits to mull over till the first issue comes out next year.
Entertainment Weekly talks top ten watercooler moments and Buffy is mentioned. The death of Buffy's mother makes it onto the list: "Dismissed by the clueless as little more than culty teen fantasy-horror, Buffy... proved unequivocally with its fifth-season episode ''The Body'' that it could leave viewers gasping without throwing a single punch." More...

November 16

Fox orders three more episodes of "Standoff." Fox's hostage drama, starring Gina Torres with Tim Minear as a consulting producer, has been given six more episodes -- upping its first season to nineteen episodes in total.
Astonishing X-Men #18 reviewed. Couldn't get a hold of the last part of the Torn arc? Then catch up with this very detailed recap and review. More...
More Serenity tales. First up is "Serenity Park", a short sequel to Serenity told a la South Park. And last but not least, the very wonderful "Notes on a Fridge on a Spaceship".
(SPOILER) Part 2 of Mark Millar Interview Concerning Civil War. Includes a "great point" by Joss concerning the end of Civil War at the very end of the interview.
Morena Baccarin in the Boston area this weekend at the annual Super Boston Megafest in Framingham, Massachusetts. Juliet Landau was originally scheduled to appear, but her name no longer appears on the guest list.
Gellar rates #25 on FilmThreat's Frigid 50. Quite snarky but I do like their suggested Anti-Freeze. More...
A neat who-are-you Buffy Personality Test. OkCupid.com uses four variables to decide which Buffy personality most fits you. More...

November 15

USA Today reviews Adam Baldwin's 'Day Break'. The review is less than favorable but ratings may save it.
James Marsters November Q&A. Tasmanian devils, Steve DeKnight, and bologna are discussed. More...
The aesthetics of Buffy. A very special edition of Slayage focussing on Buffy's opening credits, fashion and the quality of Spike's campness. More...
(SPOILER) Jonathan Woodward on NCIS tonight. He's guest starring in the episode entitled "Once a Hero".

November 14

Keep the Fringe Flyin'. A present for Nathan Fillion. A donation drive to honour Nathan Fillion, for his next birthday, March 27, 2007. All donations will go directly to Fringe Theatre Adventures (FTA) in his hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. FTA is a 25-year old, professionally operated, not-for-profit Theatre company. FTA provides valuable opportunities for emerging actors while aiming to diversify and expand the theatrical audience. More...
(SPOILER) Preview for Astonishing X-Men #18. The cover art finally gets revealed and there's four pages of interior art and dialogue as well.
Fight like a reaver. Museum Replicas Limited offers a replica set of the reaver sword and axe used by River at the end of Serenity. More...
All Passes for the Big Damned Flanvention are SOLD OUT. So says the official announcement posted on BE's website. If you didn't get tickets but still want to try to go, watch your favorite boards, and BE's ticket exchange threads. Meanwhile, this word from vicki as well: "I can say with *some* degree of certainty that we are probably done on main cast- yes. But no- the guest list is not done."
Browncoats, our generosity is needed. Operation Gratitude is an organization of volunteers who each year organize two donation drives to support our troops abroad by sending them care packages consisting of much needed and thoughtful items. This weekend they kicked off their 2006 holiday drive; their goal is to send out at least 45,000 individual care packages to arrive in time for the holidays. Aside from volunteers, Operation Gratitude depends on the generosity of individuals, businesses, and organizations in the form of monetary and item donations. More...
Astonishing X-Men #18 Out This Week! Astonishing X-Men #18, the conclusion to the current arc, comes out. Looks to be another great week for Marvel.
Phina Oruche enters the jungle... Just a reminder for all you Olivia fans (cough), Phina Oruche enters the Jungle on ITV1, in the sixth series of "I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here", well...right about now!

November 13

Assemble The Judge. Diamond Select Toys have posted pics of their new Drusilla, Oz, Wood figures with a special Assemble The Judge.
A Second Espenson Galactica Episode? Yes, according to Anne Cofell Saunders. More...
SMG's "The Return" opens in 8th place. Earning 4.8 million dollars this weekend.
Buffy's Publisher Furnishes "Preferred Reading of Serious Fans." New York Times News Service story on Dark Horse Comics' 20th anniversary. More...
The Chosen Collection at Future Shop. I understand you can sometimes find The Chosen R1 DVD collection at Costco and other places for 99 bucks, but here's another place that has it fairly cheap ... just in time for Christmas! (Only available to Canadians). More...

November 12

Once More, With Feeling. All you Whedonesquers bring your friends and fangs on out for another Buffy Sing Along this Friday and Saturday night at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA! More...
New prestige Buffy 16" statue now on sale. At a "holy crap, how much?" price of $375. Also at Time and Space Toys.com, you can pre-order Fred's 'Feigenbaum the Bunny' from Angel season 5. Tis awfully cute.
The thinking woman's sex symbol. TV Squad lists Anthony Stewart Head as one of the five top thinking woman's sex symbols.
Browncoat Poster Project. Adam of the SF Browncoats is creating a poster entirely of text. More...
2006 Sexiest man alive list. A really neat video of sexy men. Our David Boreanaz is in there.

November 11

Snyder: The next Caleb? Armin Shimerman will be playing a preacher of some sort in South Of Nowhere, a teen drama on The N, next Friday More...
Jeph Loeb to write arc for Buffy season 8 comic. And apparently they got a couple other high-profilers too. They haven't been announced yet though. Scroll Down.
Sketchy characters. Joe Quesada shows off Joss' co-conspirator Michael Ryan's character sketches for Runaways. More...
(SPOILER) The Return opens today and here are some reviews. "Made on a modest budget, compact, and chilling without being repulsive, "The Return" is a throwback, but a nice one--a solid B movie in every respect, down to the grade assigned it here." More...
James Marsters will be at Collectormania 11 in May. They do not have it mentioned on the site yet but they do have it in the forums area. Tickets for his photo ops and talk are on sale now.

November 10

Buffy more like a comic book than Heroes says Brian K. Vaughan. The critically acclaimed comic book writer tells EW.com "Buffy is like a guy who loves comic books doing a TV show, and Heroes feels like a guy who loves television doing a comic book.".
Buffy Amends snowglobe. Diamond Select Toys is making a Buffy snowglobe from Amends. More...
Nathan Fillion chats about Slither on DVD. Comparing its boxoffice performance and critical acclaim to Serenity, the Captain predicts success on DVD for Slither. More...
IDW solicitations for February, 2007. Include the fourth part of Angel: Auld Lang Syne. More...
The Real Nathan Fillion on MySpace. Nathan Fillion now has a MySpace account. Certified authentic by James Gunn.

November 09

A Whedonverse fandom survey. Help fellow Whedonesque poster yourlibrarian with her research into online fandom.
Firefly Movie Night Presented by Gay Geeks in San Francisco. San Francisco LGBT Center's Three Dollar Bill Cafe is hosting a Firefly movie night presented by Gay Geeks this Sunday! More...
What if you kept reliving Adam's new show 'Day Break'? "In support of the premiere, ABC is having ABC affiliates, ESPN and SOAPnet participate in simultaneously airing a thirty-second promo to create a road block at 6:17 AM during a two-day window on 11/14 and/or 15." More...
'Not so much' coined on Buffy? Not so much! Who coined the phrase 'not so much'? Buffy popularized this stock Jon Stewart phrase according to the Columbia News Service.
"Studio 60" Gets Full Season Order. According to Kristin at E! Online, NBC have ordered an additional 9 episodes of the show, bringing the total up to a full season of 22. The show stars Whedonverse alum Sarah Paulson and Carlos Jacot. More...
The Tribe trailer. Featuring a bouncy Jewel Staite and an island. What's not to love?
Top 10 TV show bands. Dingoes Ate My Baby come in at number 8 in this fun IGN list.
Stunt Buffy (Sophia Crawford) fights on Angel's current show. I was watching Bones tonight when I saw "Buffy" fighting while "Angel" watched. More...
Interview with James Gunn, director of Slither. With Daniel Robert Epstein. James Gunn relates tales of his experiences in the industry and his relationships with Joss and Nathan Fillion. More...

November 08

(SPOILER) Tonight on ABC: Nathan Fillion guest stars on 'Lost'. A must see TV event for the fandom. More...
Talking Shop: Non-traditional comics. Buffy and Angel get brief mentions in a discussion of non-superhero comics bringing new readers into comic book stores.
UK's "I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!" confirms line up of celebrities for 2006, including BtVS's Phina Oruche. More...
We were at it like animals. Ivana Milisevic (Riley's wife Sam from "As You Were") talks about playing a Bond girl in the upcoming film, "Casino Royale".
The fans decide - vote for your favourite Mutant Enemy series. So far it's a victory for Firefly but a late surge for Buffy could still happen. More...
Ron Glass, Sam Anderson and Bianca Lawson will be appearing at the FX Show. The event takes place January 26-28, 2007 in Orlando, Florida. More...
Tom Lenk in Wendy's burger commercial on U.S. TV. Click on second ad from the left (the one with the car). It is him right? More...
Simply the best "Buffied" font. A free horror font that resembles the lettering used for the 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' TV series. More...
(SPOILER) New David Boreanaz Interview. He talks about his upcoming movies, Bones and Angel.Contains spoilers for Bones. More...
(SPOILER) Spike: Asylum #3 Is Out This Wednesday (Nov 8). Brian Lynch's excellent Spike series continues. More...

November 07

(SPOILER) Update on Jewel Staite's return to Stargate Atlantis. Looks like she is going to be appearing in a lot more than just a "few episodes". The article itself is spoiler-free but possible spoilers in the thread. More...
Band loses MySpace URL to Bones and then get it back. Previously: "We logged on one day and found David Boreanaz staring back at us." Now: "Myspace give us back the... URL". More...
IGN Interview with Asif Kapidia, the director of SMG's new movie The Return. The director of the visually stunning movie, The Warrior, speaks about The Return which will be released November 10th wide. More...

November 06

(SPOILER) Joss Whedon on Astonishing X-Men. And lo, a new Joss interview came online and it was good.
Morena Baccarin AND Tom Lenk on How I Met Your Mother Tonight? Yahoo TV lists Tom Lenk as guest-starring in tonight's episode of HIMYM along with Morena Baccarin. More...
Showtime takes a stab at a 2nd Season of 'Dexter'. The show featuring some 'verser talents like Julie Benz and Drew Z. Greenberg has been renewed for another season. It's also Showtime's top-rated series. More...
Loads of Whedonverse items up for charity auction. This is run by AdrienneWilkinson.com and there's numerous autographed items up for grabs (including a Firefly poster signed by most of the cast). All proceeds will help pay for the medical costs of a family coping with a chronically ill child. More...
Short Interview with Amber Benson. Amber talks about recent projects including a recent appearance on Supernatural.
The Clicker examines great TV romances. "If there's one thing that can carry a show for years, it's a good will-they-wont-they romance." (Spike/Buffy and Logan/Veronica among others are discussed)
Purdue Honors Class Studies Gothic Art of All Forms. Including televised Whedonesque art. More...
"That Joss Whedon world where anything could happen". Allan Holt, creature FX technician on Angel, explains what it was like to work on the show. More...

November 05

Campaign to get Joss his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Time to give the man his due. More...
TV Squad's Five Worst Episodes of "Buffy." This is a follow-up to their five favorite episodes from last year.
I've Got a Theory (It Could be Bunnies ... or Maybe Feminism!). The admins of UNCG's BtVS studies discussion series invite your proposals for scholarly papers to be presented at the March 16, '07 mini-conference concluding the class (which will feature a keynote address by Dr. Rhonda V. Wilcox, noted Buffyologist and school alum). More...
House On Haunted Hill. L.A Magazine article on the history and attempts to save Frank Lloyd Wright's Ennis-Brown house, which was the exterior location for Angel's Crawford Street mansion in seasons 2 and 3 of Buffy.
Giving with One Hand, Taking with the Same Hand. Jane Espenson's latest screenwriting blog describes a storytelling technique painfully familiar to Buffy, Angel and Serenifly viewers. More...
Daniel Dae Kim in "Real Virginians for Webb" video. Kim urges Asian Pacific Americans of Virginia to vote for Democratic candidate Jim Webb for the US Senate this Tuesday.

November 04

TV's Most Creative Producers. MSN TV's list includes someone familiar. More...

November 03

New Line of Buffy Statues. A new line of Buffy statues is coming from Electric Tiki. They will be in an animated "Tooned" up style.
Lamentably Lost One-Season TV Wonders. Firefly gets a mention in a list of 15 great shows that lasted one season or less.
Bob Barker is the key. As many know, Bob Barker is retiring, and although this gossipy reviewer thinks HAPPY GILMORE made him a pop icon, the personal favorite is Jane Espenson's line said by Spike in INTERVENTION.. Also, much excitement about Tim Minear's DRIVE.
Serenity producer talks about that legal thing. A lovely little note from Chris Buchanan about 11th Hour's now concluded case with Universal. Slyck picked up on the issue yesterday, whilst iFMagazine give a slightly mixed final message.
How I almost ignored Buffy. You know you're getting old when you've read your first "10th Anniversary of Buffy" article. Anyhow, Sequential Tart has two nostaligia driven pieces for perusal. First up is a personal recollection of the show and then there's an excellent round table discussion of Buffy. More...
Marc Blucas co-stars in "The Jane Austen Book Club". He may not have gotten a role on ER, but Mr. Blucas is going to co-star in a movie starring Lynn Redgrave, Kathy Baker, Maria Bello and Jimmy Smits, among others, to be written and directed by Robin Swicord.
Julie Benz chats about her new show 'Dexter'. She also mentions how much she misses playing Darla.
Adrienne Shelly, Nathan Fillion's recent Director, passes on. Condolences to Nathan and his "Waitress" compadres, she was great in those Hartley films.... More...
Nathan Fillion appears in podcast novel. Fresh from the first-ever launch party for a novel in the online community Second Life, the 7th Son podcast novel trilogy has achieved another "first" in podcast history: Actor Nathan Fillion, star of the TV sci-fi series "Firefly" and film "Serenity," will appear in the free audionovel 7th Son, Book Two: Deceit on Nov. 14 as a special guest reader. More...
Kali Rocha starred in this week's episode of Bones. Kali Rocha (Buffy's Halfreck) appears in Bones on November 1st. More...
Into the West to air on BBC2. The Emmy award winning mini series, featuring Alan Tudyk and Christian Kane will start in the UK on November 4th at 9.00pm. Alan also guest stars on tonight's episode of CSI on CBS. More...
"Drive" races to FOX this Spring. "The Futon Critic" puts the official press release out there. More...

November 02

A small hint for the Buffy season 8 comic book. Find out which Buffy season Georges Jeanty will have to watch pronto as "apparently there's some reference there that I WILL need". Hmmmm indeed. More...
Comedy Central pilot to spoof Buffy, other shows. Filming for "Not Another High School Show" will begin this Saturday in Los Angeles. More...
Badger doctors up Medium Season 2 DVD (R1). Mark A. Sheppard does commentary on Medium episode "Doctor's Orders" in the Season 2 DVD set, which he stars in. The DVD set is out now. Also we get to find out what the 'A' stands for. More...
Sweet choreographs Evil Dead... the Musical. Sweet... well, Hinton Battle, from Buffy's OMWF choreographed "Evil Dead the Musical" which just opened in Off-Broadway in New York City. Sweeeeet. More...
The most underrated TV stars. Entertainment Weekly readers pick Nathan Fillion as one of those actors who deserve more fame.
Summer Knight, behind the scenes. June Williams, Vice President of Buzzy Multimedia, answers some questions regarding James Marsters involvement in the Dresden recordings. More...
"Passed Thru The Storm" - Message from 11th Hour. 11th Hour posts at the OB that Universal's law firm has been authorized to conclude the matter. More...
New trailer for SMG's movie Happily Never After. Sarah provides the voice of Ella, a role she recorded over three years ago, who is the leader of a group of fairy tale heroes. Edited: Also, the official site has opened in preparation for a January 2007 release: Here. More...

November 01

(SPOILER) An advance review of Angel: Auld Lang Syne #1. So what the reviewer think of the Angel and Spike team-up? "This is a quality addition to the canon... Smart, funny and violent". Sounds good. This comic book will be out later this month.
(SPOILER) Big shows on campus. Stephanie Zacharek at Salon.com examines whether shows like Veronica Mars and The O.C. can survive going from high school to university. One show that did manage this transition is, of course, Buffy The Vampire Slayer. The author writes "Buffy" is a tough act to follow". More...
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz interview in latest Fox promo. There are also spoilers for Standoff and other shows. Bones is back on tonight at 8:00 pm. More...



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