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March 01

Orson Scott Card praises Firefly, Firefly fans. "Until you realize that they're not just passionate, they're usually also very smart. They're the kind of people who decide something should happen and then take action to make it so -- the kind of people you wish were more prevalent in businesses and government agencies when you want them to accomplish something important to you." OSC devoted part of his weekly column to the "Done the Impossible" documentary. More...
Malcolm Reynolds - Top Fictional Role Model. Mal's "ability to keep going in life", no matter how bad things get, land him at #10 on DoubleViking.com's list of 100 fictional role models. More...
Joss Whedon (Is My Master Now). First the t-shirt, now the song. Essential listening. More...

February 28

Buffy Zone Updated. Scott Allie posted some new Season 8 goodness, as well as an alternate cover for #4.
How I Met Your Mother coming to digital TV in the UK. It premieres on Trouble Wednesday, 7th March at 9 (scroll down a little for "Programme of the Week") More...
James Marsters announces US concert date. He'll be performing 2 shows at The Crazy Donkey in Long Island NY on June 30th.
(SPOILER) Exclusive panels from Buffy #1. Dread Central has the scoop with two previously unseen panels from the first issue. More...
Vote for Joss at mancrush.com. Publicly declare your love for the Big Purple with a simple click of the mouse. More...
Waitress premieres USA, France April 27, 2007. It may start as a limited release in USA but I don't think it is going to stay that way. Whoo-hoo! Nathan Fillion on the Big Darn Screen!
PhD student regrets choosing Buffy The Vampire Slayer as thesis topic. This site is a satirical, fake news site. It's mildly amusing...
(SPOILER) Michael Muhney's Resume Needs Some Joss. Great interview from iFMagazine with Michael's thoughts on Veronica Mars and that missing name on his resume. Spoilers from last week's episode. More...
Tim Minear is NOT going to Wondercon. Sorry folks. Tim Minear will not be able to make it to Wondercon. However, fear not! The Drive panel will go on. Just without Tim. More...
Happy Birthday (on Feb 27) Adam Baldwin! More...
(SPOILER) iFMagazine review Buffy #1. Lots of love for the first part of Buffy season 8. Bad news is that the release date for the first issue has been pushed back till the 14th of March according to the Dark Horse website. More...
Buy/Sell Gina Torres 'stock'. Trading on Gina starts March 6th at the Hollywood Stock Exchange. More...
"What Would Buffy Do" studies at a UU church. Unitarian Universalist Church in Attleboro, MA, is giving classes on the spiritual and philosophical side of the series.

February 27

The cutest fundraiser in town. Jewel Staite and other actors have autographed bears for the BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre Foundation. Go bid now, you know you want to.
(SPOILER) Willow does a Giles line... sorry to be so cryptic, but like it says, (SPOILER)! click through...! More...
1313 Cota Ave, Torrance CA (AKA 1630 Revello Dr, Sunnydale CA). An aerial view of the house in Torrance, California, used for the exterior shots of Buffy's home (scroll halfway down the page).
13 Sidekicks Who Are Cooler Than Their Heroes. Willow was listed as #4 of sidekicks who outshine the protagonist.
Firefly - Fisher Price style!! Look what happens when you really, REALLY dumb down a show.
(SPOILER) Mark Millar on Joss Whedon. The writer of 'Civil War' describes how Joss helped craft the end of the Marvel blockbuster. More...
Tim Minear at Browncoat table at WonderCon. Tim Minear is going to be meeting fans and signing autographs at the California Browncoat table at WonderCon. More...

February 26

Download 'Firefly' legally with Bittorrent. Along with something wacky called 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer', and 'Angel'. More...
'Death at a Funeral' to World Premiere at HBO US Comedy Arts Festival. The Alan Tudyk film joins Fillion's Waitress on the schedule at the festival that starts this week in Aspen, Colorado. More...
Buffy #1 poised to be a huge seller. Curious to know how the comic book will sell? Well Dark Horse are quoted as saying "initial orders for the first issue are 80,000, and sales should easily go above the 100,000 mark". More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar at an Oscar party. Sarah and her co-star from Addicted, Lee Pace, attended the Elton John Aids Foundation Oscar Party. Lee Pace was in Wonderfalls. More...
Niska Joins Browncoat Cruise. Just in over the wires, as it were. Michael Fairman has signed on to the Browncoat Cruise, coming this December. More...
(SPOILER) New Jane Espenson Penned Battlestar Galactica on Tonight. "Dirty Hands," cowritten with Anne Cofell Saunders, will be airing on February 25th.
The Ten Best RPG Characters in Film, TV and Literature include a certain Jayne Cobb and Wolverine in such illustrious company as Sam Gamgee, Inigo Montoya and Han Solo, illustrating why they're good additions to the crew for dramatic playing purposes.
Romantic Times mentions Buffy comics. It was just another book review magazine on the Borders shelves, until the distinctive Buffy illustration in the upper left cover caught my eye. More...
(SPOILER) Interesting review of the upcoming release of The Return on DVD. SMG's movie, The Return will be released on DVD Tuesday, with a few special features, and some interesting insights from the cast and crew that include Asif Kapidia and SMG. More...
What Joss thinks of Ellis' new novel. Warren posts the review blurbs from his new novel.
Buffy and Serenity comic book news from the Dark Horse panel at the New York Comic Con. More coverage over at IGN.com (new Buffy spoilers!) and Newsarama.

February 25

The New York Times reviews "The Physics of the Buffyverse". From the review: "Blending fizzy pop culture with serious science, the book illustrates many common theories and laws of physics using examples from the plots of these two defunct cult television shows".
Sarah Michelle Gellar is a sex symbol. Channel 4 in the UK ran a poll to find the 100 greatest sex symbols. SMG came in at number 16.
And you can sing along. The New York Times covers the Once With More Feeling screenings. More...
Happy Birthday to Alexis Denisof! Everyone's favorite Watcher turned "Rogue Demon Hunter" turns 41 today...

February 24

Television's Brave New World: Better Than Film? Patrick at Blogcritics examines whether TV is better than film, including a section focusing on Joss ("I'd rather see him try to get a pilot on HBO than go forward with Goners") and his actors ("As Buffy, Gellar got to do everything ... in The Grudge, she didn't even have a character").
NYCC ’07:Slayer Tales With Xander, Kendra and Drusilla Panel. This morning was a panel at the New York Comic Con with Nicholas Brendan,Bianca Lawson,and Juliet Landau. Ran from 10:00am-11:00am. It seems there were some crowd control issues in regards to who was let in first to the panel according to the article.
Nicholas Brendon's "Fire Serpent" debuts tonight! Nick's SciFi movie finally airs in the U.S. tonight, at 9/8 Central. More...
EW Review of Buffy: The Long Way Home. They gave it an "A-".
Joss Whedon Steers From His Television Roots. "Astonishing X-Men" Comic Book reviewed by the student newspaper of Fairfield University.
David Boreanaz in new Justice League animated DVD movie. He'll providing the voice of Hal Jordan/Green Lantern in the adaptation of the critically acclaimed DC mini-series "Justice League: The New Frontier". More...
2007 Browncoat Ball in Philadelphia to happen September 28th - 30th, 2007. More details will be released in the weeks to come. Many thanks go to "Tequila" Matt (Programming Chair for 2007 Browncoat Ball) of the Delaware Valley Brigade and the volunteers of the PA Browncoats for all their hard work.
(SPOILER) Joss' input into the end of Marvel's Civil War. The final issue which came out this week caught many comic book fans by surprise with its ending. Anyhow, Joe Quesada (Marvel's E.I.C.) explains at a New York Comic Con panel how Joss addressed the ending (which still has to played out in full). Spoilers for upcoming Marvel events btw. Update: Joss posts about the ending in this thread. More...

February 23

Greg Edmonson Backup Bash interview at Firefly Talk. Greg talks about the Backup Bash and a little about the soon-to-be-released Firefly sheet music. The latest podcast, FFT #46, contains the first part of the interview, with more coming in the next few podcasts.
Faith made Maxim's Lust to Hate List. Came in at number 3.
Diamond Select's - 'The Essence of Buffy'. No not a perfume range (though cool would that be?) but rather Diamond Select's latest statue collection. And to give them their due, they're pretty impressive.
(SPOILER) Jewel Staite back on Stargate Atlantis for season 4. According to Scifi.com, Jewel Staite will return to Stargate Atlantis for eight episodes in Season 4. Yay!
Marti Noxon blogs "Grey's Anatomy". Marti talks about joining the Grey's Anatomy writing staff and co-writing last night's episode. More...
White Noise: The Light- Ask A Celeb. Patrick Lussier answers questions about WN:TL, including the straight-to-DVD rumor and how hot is Nathan Fillion.
River Triumphant Statue release pushed back. New release date is April 25, 2007 More...

February 22

Kate's Office Blog. Kate Flannery of "The Office" talks about working with Joss, the bat in the bag (and out), and JJ Abrams. More...
Xander gets a clue. Nicholas Brendon was featured in a Jeopardy! clue during the second round of yesterday's program. More...
An Atypical Route to Spexcellence. Jane Espenson blogs about writing spec scripts with a structure that is atypical for the series - and uses Firefly's "Out of Gas" as an example. More...
The art of mystery story-telling. Joss gets praised for playing the "what is it... what is it really" card in Buffy.

February 21

Jane Espenson to do signing at WonderCon. In addition to her appearance on the Gender and Genre panel, Jane will be signing at the Browncoat table on Friday and Saturday. More...
Buffy Season 8 appearing in Wizard #186. Upcoming Wizard issue will be covering Buffy Season 8... i wish they would devote one of their covers to Buffy instead of the usual DC or Marvel big event... More...
Chiwetel Ejiofor's new film Talk to Me trailer released. This movie has a provisional release date for July 20th.
Buffy + physics - Science interpreted by local author. Seattle Times article previewing "The Physics of the Buffyverse" by Jennifer Ouellette. More...
Firefly's Nandi gets new gig. Melinda Clarke gets new role in CBS new drama pilot "The Man". She ends her 4 year role in "The OC" as Julie Cooper tomorrow, February 22nd.
Kali Rocha on tonights Law and Order: SVU. From Vengeance Demon to vengeanceseeking reporter. One character calls her the devil. She will also be guest starring on Grey's Anatomy this Thursday as well. More...
CBR previews three 'Spike: Shadow Puppets' covers. The Lying In The Gutters column at CBR has a preview of what is presumably 3 covers from the upcoming Spike: Shadow Puppets mini-series.
SlayAlive PenPal: Georges Jeanty! Season 8 artist Georges Jeanty sends SlayAlive Forum a letter dropping a tidbit of information about the first four issues, as well as text-free art!

February 20

Drive Panel at WonderCon in San Francisco. IESB.net is reporting that Tim Minear and Nathan Fillion will appear at WonderCon in San Francisco on March 4 to promote Fox's new series Drive.
(SPOILER) Mark Sheppard Brief-Blogs About BSG. Everyone's favorite Badger posts a (publicly-accessible) reminder to his MySpace blog that his three-episode stint on Battlestar Galactica reportedly begins March 11. Spoilery if you don't know anything about his role.
Jesus likes Serenity. Sorta. Scroll down to 'Movies That Said They Didn't Know Me Right Before The Rooster Crowed...'.
Our Favorite Watcher turns 53 today. Happy Birthday to Anthony Stewart Head! Hip Hip Hooray! More...
This year's Saturn Awards nominations. Various shows and films which have ties to the Whedonverse got nominated. Slither is up for "Best Horror Film". And Heroes, Lost, 24, Smallville and Veronica Mars will battle out for "Best Network Television Series".
Video interview with Joss about 'The Office'. IESB.net has a great on set interview with Joss talking about why he wanted to direct an episode of the show, why he loves it so much and lots, lots more.
Official Serenity Fruity Oaty Bar T-Shirt! Took long enough. Love the squid on the back or is it an octopus--NOT MANDATORY. Also love the fact that there is still NEW Official Merchandise coming out!
(SPOILER) BKV Interviewed About His End on Runaways. Brian K. Vaughan, the creator of Joss's next project Runaways, talks a bit about his creation. He shares some insights on its past, present, and future. More...

February 19

Original Buffy now a mom. Kristy Swanson and Lloyd Eisler greeted new baby boy on Friday. More...
(SPOILER) Forever Geek reviews Buffy #1. Much praise for the first part of "The Long Way Home" arc. Though the reviewer points out that "It's a very good start, but it is just that... a START". And there's another early review (with a previously unseen panel from the comic book) over at TV Squad.
Austin, TX Serenity Charity Screening hopes to have Adam Baldwin as guest! That will change the landscape won't it. Celebrity Serenity Charity Screenings! More...
SMG mention on Perez Hilton. Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton makes a rare mention of SMG congratulating her on 5 years with husband Freddie Prinze Jr.
CBR's Convention Reflections, featuring a tale about the boss. Writer Robert Taylor talks about meeting Joss. It's nothing too newsworthy, but Joss' picture headlined the article, so I thought it'd be worth the share. More...

February 18

The most important Firefly poll ever! Which is better? The series or the insect? Hilariously the insect is currently in the lead.
Reviews for Astonishing X-Men #20. A mixed bag of opinions for this issue. Silver Bullet Comics liked it but said it's "more a series of moments than a strong story ". One reviewer at IGN.com went with "mutant brilliance". Though Comixfan wasn't too positive. However Comic Book Bin said "Whedon is at his best in space". More...

February 17

MTV News story on the Buffy Sing-A-Longs sweeping the nation. The story includes some cool sound bites from Joss Whedon, Amber Benson, and Michelle Trachtenberg (viewing restricted to those in the US). More...
Morena Baccarin on "Las Vegas" TONIGHT. The episode is titled, "The Burning Bedouin." Eastern & Central Time Zones have missed her tonight. Western & Mountain Time Zones still have a chance! The episode repeats on Wednesday, February 28, at 11:00 PM EST, on cable channel TNT. More...
IGN's list of favorite TV couples...Buffy and Angel at #2. This may be a little late, but it's interesting how high this classic couple was on the list. Wash and Zoe are also on the list, as are Jim and Pam from "The Office."
New Joe Fridays Week 35. Two Joss mentions this week. Re: Runaways stint and fashioning the new landscape of a universe (it's sort of his thing)!
(SPOILER) Dwight Schrute the Vampire Slayer. "Oh, so that's why the folks at The Office had Joss Whedon direct tonight's episode".
TV Babe of the Day: Summer Glau. Serenity comes to The Unit. More...
Jenna Fischer's new Myspace entry for 'Business School'. Another entry on her blog about the episode of the Office that Joss directed! More...

February 16

It's "Buffy meets horoscopes"! Read how the BBC likes to describe its new online teen drama. Somewhere a Buffy loving TV license fee payer is scratching his head.
Defining The 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' Effect. SyFy Portal equates the reaction of non-viewers to Battlestar Galactica to those of people who judge(d) "Buffy" on the movie or the name alone. More...
CBR's SLAYING ALIVE: Whedon Talks "BtVS" Comic. A long article about next month's triumphant return of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." A lot of old info inter-mixed with some seemingly new stuff. A brief bit about Astonishing, too.
Mayor Richard Wilkins is on CSI. Harry Groener makes an appearance on CSI as the murder victim's brother....and maybe more.
Fox renews Bones. Fox shows some early love for Bones and House.
(SPOILER) "Supernatural" creator reaches out to Buffy fans. Brief shout-out to Buffy fans is included in this Q&A session with Eric Kripke at TVGuide.com. Slightly spoilery for Supernatural fans. More...
Win A Role in Buffy Season 8! Dark Horse Comics asks you how Buffy has affected your life in 250 words or less and, if selected, you could end up appearing in an upcoming issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8. Winner to be selected by Joss Whedon himself!!! More...
(SPOILER) Tonight on NBC - Joss Whedon's 'The Office' episode. And without resorting to any form of cliche, this'll no doubt be a major televisual feast. After all, it's been nearly three years since a new Joss directed episode has been on the telly.

February 15

OMWF Sing-along at Parkway Speakeasy in Oakland tonight! You'll have to miss Joss's Office episode, but come on down and walk through the fire at 9:15 tonight. The theatre promises trivia and prizes and two other episodes chosen by the audience. More...
James Marsters new Q&A is up. This month he talks about bad drivers, Chekhov and Michael Rosenbaum, among other things. More...
New Christopher Golden Interview. Intrepid interviewer Shiai Mata interviews Chris Golden for the second time.
Southland Seeks More Money. Richard Kelly seeks further funding to complete the film's visual effects. More...
20th Century Fox crack down on Firefly content on YouTube. If you were looking for the extended gag reel (which wasn't on the DVD), you'll get the message "This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Twentieth Century Fox". More...

February 14

(SPOILER) Drew Goddard pens tonight's "Lost". Ain't It Cool gives a preview, and be warned that the spoilers start with the article title itself.
Waitress to open US comedy arts festival this month. The film, co-starring Nathan Fillion, has been picked to usher in this year's fest, which runs February 28 - March 4 in Aspen, Colorado. More...
David Fury in the best DC gossip column, evar. Wonkette follows up on the story about the military asking the 24 writers to chill out on the torture scenes and suggesting a kinder, gentler, more Geneva-conventiony Jack Bauer.
"Race You To the Bottom" poster. New poster for Amber Benson's upcoming film.
Joss one of the two best TV directors alive according to E!'s Kristin Veitch. More...
(SPOILER) Tim Minear on Drive (Part 3). The third and final part of the geekmonthly.com Minear interview. More...
Serenity Mysteriously Resurfaces in PDX. Apparently entirely unbeknownst to us local Portland-area Browncoats until, well, pretty much just now, it seems that Serenity is returning for one week to the Laurelhurst Theater beginning this Friday, February 16. More...
A Vision of the Future? Longtime Joss fans, the folks at Home On The Strange provide us with a glimpse into life with the Firefly MMORPG.
Nick Brendon's "Fire Serpent" promo debuts. There's a promo posted on Nick's site.
James Marsters Announces U.S. Appearances.

February 13

(SPOILER) Preview for Astonishing X-Men #20. It's out tomorrow! Have a gander at the four page preview and the sumptuous covers.
(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #21 Solicitation. Bad news: Astonishing X-Men is getting delayed, with Issue #21 now coming out in May instead of March 07... also still no cover preview... More...
Tim Minear on "Drive "- Part 2. More of the Geek Monthly interview.
SciFi Wire poll - Who'd you like to see helm the next Star Trek movie? Joss is one of the choices alongside J.J. Abrams and Bryan Singer.
DriveTheRace.com launches! And with it comes a bunch of new promos, including this most recent one as well as info for episode 2, "Partners."
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz blogs about Bones. Details are provided for upcoming episodes and he teasingly hints at his recipe for Bragoile (who wouldn't buy his cook book?).
(SPOILER) IGN interview with Summer Glau. An in-depth (four pages!) interview with Summer, about her work on The Unit, 4400 and, of course, Firefly. Spoilers about her work in above-mentioned shows. More...
Paisley shows her love of Buffy. Today's Wigu comic by Jeffrey Rowland features a poster of a familiar star-crossed couple in the background.
(SPOILER) Dead End Kids. It is here! The solicitation for yet another Joss-penned Runaways! With a cover that is to die for! Or that makes it look like someone's bound to die, anyway. More...

February 12

Tim Minear on Drive. Part 1 of an exclusive interview with GeekMonthly.com.
What Is Canon? Though mostly about Doctor Who, this entry in writer Paul Cornell's blog mentions how the Buffy fandom is able to accept comics as canon, when there is debate over what is and isn't canon in off-screen Doctor Who.
An interview with Laurel Holloman. She played Justine Cooper on Angel, you know the one who slit Wes' throat and who nearly got her bucket taken away from her. The interview is largely devoted to her role on 'The L Word' but there's some nice tidbits about what it was like working on Angel.
CSTS Working on Serenity Charity screenings in Buenos Aires and Tokyo. So there is hope if Serenity never was on the Big Darn Screen in your country or you missed it when it was. Or you just have to see it again like I do. More...
How I Met Your Mother Season 1 on sale at Borders. The show starring Alyson Hannigan is out on DVD. Also on sale is Firefly.
Sideshow Premium Format Buffy (Alternate Version). A new take on a Premium Format Buffy shown off at NY Toy Fair 2007.
Adam Baldwin ran into Michael Muhney of Veronica Mars. Michael posted to his LiveJournal about meeting Adam Baldwin at a double feature in Santa Monica.

February 11

(SPOILER) Joss Whedon directs 'The Office'. Hilarious NBC promo video featuring Joss talking about his directing intermingled with some clips from the episode.
An interview with Firefly artist Jason Palmer. SerenityStuff conducts a great interview with the man who draws the really cool portraits of the Firefly cast. Find out about Jason's love for the 'verse and what Joss thinks of his work as well.
New York Toy Fair photos from Diamond Select Toys showing forthcoming action figures, props and statues. More...
Julie Benz was on "Law & Order" last night. Anyone else catch Julie on the show? She played a minister's wife--! More...

February 10

Super Slayer - Is Buffy a comic book superhero? With the release of Buffy #1 drawing ever closer, this article is a definite must read for those wondering if Buffy fits into the comic book world. Highly recommended reading material. More...
New Joe Fridays 34. Contains a question concerning Joss at Marvel now that he's not doing Wonder Woman anymore (scroll down to the very bottom).
Veronica Mars musician wants to work with Joss. Musician Stephen Ashbrook dreams of writing for a Joss production. More...
Buffy the Anarcho-Syndicalist. A comic book where the Buffster is depicted as a radical counter culture icon fighting capitalist vampires. What would Giles say? More...

February 09

Whedonverse & Beyond Valentine’s Day contest. (registration required) In the spirit of rediscovering how fun Valentine’s Day can be, Whedonverse and Beyond is inviting every member to participate in the latest contest of the new website.
Joss' Geek Monthly interview (part four). Hoping for a Buffy crossover with Angel at IDW? Well as the man says "You know what? Stranger things have happened?". All that and find out what Joss' message is for Buffy in 2007.
J. August Richards makes directorial debut. He'll be presenting the nineteen-minute short film, suspense thriller "Privacy Policy", on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Pan African Film & Arts Festival (PAFF) in Los Angeles. More...
Scifi Weekly review Done the Impossible. Finally.
River vs. Terminator? IGN seems to suggest she plays something made by Skynet...
Twilight of the Vampire Slayer according to this blogger. More...
"Dead Silence" co-starring Michael Fairman hits theaters March 16. Fairman (Firefly's Niska) is Henry, the doctor in the small town of Ravens Fair, in this horror film written/directed by the folks behind the popular "Saw" movies. More...
MWC reviews Sideshow's 12" Lorne figure with his usual attention to detail and a selection of big, clear photos.
Big Damn Chefs Rise Again. Less than 2 months after the release of Big Damn Chefs: The International Browncoat Charity Cookbook, the Browncoat Relief Corps have announced a second cookbook in the works. Submissions will be accepted starting March 1st. More...
Nick Brendon's 'Kitchen Confidential' finally to be released on DVD. The release date is May 22, and it looks like the only special features will be some interviews and a trailer.
Alyson Hannigan added to presenter lineup for 49th Grammy Awards on Februay 11th. Presenters list : Burt Bacharach, Natalie Cole, Reba McEntire, Common, Alyson Hannigan, Cobie Smulders, Mandy Moore, Quentin Tarantino and Luke Wilson.

February 08

David Boreanaz Interview on Ifmagazine.com He talks about the season 2 of "Bones" Tv Series (with Stephen Fry and David Duchovny) and Ladies.
(SPOILER) Buffy Meets The Office. Joss talks about the infamous "total coincidence" he faced while directing his episode of "The Office". More...
(SPOILER) Joss' Geek Monthly interview (Part three). Joss explains a bit more about the comics. Gets into what his duties are, who all is on board, and just how long this thing is gonna end up being.
Happy Birthday to our favorite werewolf! Seth Green turns 33 today, so lets all wish him a great day.
Summer Glau joins cast of "The Sarah Connor Chronicles". Information is extremely sketchy at best, but Summer is in the Pilot Episode of this "Terminator" inspired Drama, scheduled to appear on... (wait for it)... FOX. More...
Variety reveals Adam Baldwin in NBC pilot. He's part of the cast of "Chuck", which is produced by the creator of "The O.C." and will be directed by McG. Not much about what the show is about. However, it says that Adam was part of "The Nine" rather than "Day Break".
CNI has the scoop on Browncoat activities at WonderCon. The California Browncoats will be fund raising, hell raising, and consciousness raising at WonderCon. Direct link here: Podcast Episode 75. More...
(SPOILER) Bones gets a nice shout out from TV Guide's Matt Roush. Spoilers for tonight's (2/7) episode in the article.
TV: Catching up with the Buffy cast (Part 1). A nice little two-part article that highlights what some of the Buffy alums have been up to since the show ended (project-wise). More...

February 07

Like a bad penny - the made up Sailor Moon rumour returns. Rubbish stories will never die (unfortunately). Despite the "Joss to direct Sailor Moon" rumour getting thoroughly discredited last year, it's back with a vengeance (now with added spelling mistakes!). More...
(SPOILER) Joss' Geek Monthly interview (Part Two). In this second part of the interview, Joss talks about how the project started, explains the notion of 'comic book time' and tells what big things are in store for the Buffy characters…
Joss' Geek Monthly interview (Part One). This is the first of a several part interview with Joss, which begins with the reasons behind his becoming so involved with comics, having launched Astonishing X-Men, preparing to take over Runaways and, of course, returning to the Buffyverse that he created.
Joss on Wonder Woman, Goners and the chance of a Buffy movie. This MTV interview was conducted before the announcement of Joss' exit from the movie. Video clips of the interview can be found over at MTV.com (USA only).

February 06

Diamond Select New York Comic Con info. Diamond Select Toys added the times that we can meet the Buffy stars and there's more 10th Anniversary goodness as well.
Drive - Everyone has a reason. Amy Acker and Nathan Fillion feature in the latest promo for Drive running on FOX this week.
Which future dystopia would you prefer to live in? Poll in a blog asking for your favourite from a classy list of future dystopias! Serenity in the lead so far... Scroll down between halfway and two thirds down the right hand side of the page. More...
The things you have to do to watch Buffy. Faking illness on Thanksgiving in order to watch a Buffy marathon? That's a given. More...
Serenity: Required Geek Viewing. According to TechBlog, Serenity is one of "Fifteen geek movies to see before you die." More...
Kissing Contest perhaps? The Roundabout Theater Company announced a trivia contest for tickets to the upcoming Broadway run of 'Prelude to a Kiss' starring our BDH, Alan Tudyk. More...
Comic Book Resources interview Joss. Here we go. Joss' take on him leaving Wonder Woman, the other script, and Goners: "'Goners' is the movie that is more me than anything else and that's the movie that I really want to make."
Buffy Omnibus: Volume 1 up for pre-order. On July 18th, the first Volume containing the pre-Series comic stories is coming out. Very cheap too.

February 05

(SPOILER) "Spike Asylum #5" and "Angel: Auld Lang Syne #4" out this week. For fun reads and to tide you over until March, check out the last issue in the Spike: Asylum series and the latest in the Angel: Auld Lang Syne series. More...
(SPOILER) Dark Horse release info for Buffy #3. View the gorgeous cover art and read the tantalising plot details as well. This issue will be out on May 2nd.
(SPOILER) An early review of Buffy #1 at Newsarama. Not really spoilery, but if you want to be completely surprised by the series, you might want to skip this article.
White Noise 2 to go straight to dvd in the States according to Fangoria.com. But there's no word on the release date for Nathan Fillion's movie.
Diamond Select interview, including Buffy and Angel figure questions hinting at important news on the future of the action figure line coming soon, probably after ToyFair.
IDW Comic Solicitations for May. Amid Transformers titles galore, May sees the release of two collections: Spike Asylum and the Art of Angel (the latter being a hefty $75 for 160 pages). More...

February 04

Hollywood Walk of Fame Star for Joss Whedon - Donation Campaign - Raffle #2. February raffle has started to raise funds for the hollywood star for Joss Whedon. Raffle #2 Items include : Autographed items & photos of Whedonverse Actors.
Browncoat Cruise Reservations Back Online! After some difficulty with their merchant account, which forced them to take reservations offline, the system is now back up and running. To get in on the early bird pricing, down payments must be made by February 14 (they extended this deadline due to the earlier troubles). Get on the boat!
The happy couple. Alexis Denisof and Alyson Hannigan. Could there be anything cuter?
Jane Espenson's episode for "Battlestar Galactica" scheduled. Jane Espenson's second episode for Battlestar Galactica is tentatively scheduled for February 18th. It's titled Dirty Hands and is co-written with Anne Cofell Saunders. And a heads up from Pliny, according to The Futon Critic Jane 's new show "Andy Barker, P.I" will air March 15th. It'll replace "30 Rock" for its initial run of episodes. More...
(SPOILER) All things Jack Bauer according to David Fury. The former Buffy and Angel writer/producer speaks to Fractal Matter about '24'.

February 03

SATIN TIGHTS NO LONGER. Joss will not be fighting for our rights after all. More...

February 02

SMG's movie 'Suburban Girl' has a release date. This film was formerly titled The Girl’s Guide to Hunting and Fishing and comes out on May 24th. More...
I Heard the Americans Sing. Susana Darwin of the Britannica blog writes about attending a midnight showing of 'Once More With Feeling': "A theater full of people able to sing enthusiastically along with an episode of a television show leads the observer to suppose that Americans have too few opportunities to sing together."
Firefly Poetry in DIAGRAM. Poems about Mal and Wash are in DIAGRAM 6.6. Kevin Oberlin writes in "Mal," "If I recover, expect me to get a few things off my chest/the tight pants improve my range of motion."
The lady and the vamp. A Buffy essay by Zoe Williams originally published back in 2002. Clive James (perhaps the world's greatest ever tv critic) describes it as "one of the best things about popular culture I had ever seen". With Buffy season 8 almost upon us (and indeed the 10th anniversary of the show), Zoe's essay is an useful reminder of why we fell in love with the show in the first place.
Wonder Woman Role : 16 candidates gallery & details on Moviefone. Moviefone has a almost complete gallery of all the candidates with photo and mini-bio (Flash required).
More Buffy guests at New York Comic Con. Elizabeth Anne Allen, Larry Bagby, Dennis Christopher, James Leary and Jonathan Woodward will be also attending New York Comic Con... More...
Alan Tudyk in Judd Apatow's 'Knocked Up'. Alan Tudyk plays Katherine Heigl's boss in the new movie coming this summer. He appears in the very beginning of the trailer. More...
Mule won't run with five, but will run with two wounded. A real Hover-Mule? More...

February 01

A secondhand tale about Nathan Fillion. Notwithstanding Nathan Fillion's solid ten-year track record of being courteous and professional with the media, a blogger is publishing an account of the Edmonton Journal's film reviewer that Nathan refused to talk to her because she gave Serenity a bad review. More...
The "Alphabet Killer" Poster And Trailer. The trailer and poster for Eliza Dushku's new film are up.
For Valentine's Day, the CLICKER celebrates "Guy Love". Angel and Spike make the short list.
(SPOILER) Joss talks Buffy season 8 to MTV.com. Lots of new juicy tidbits to mull over (and there's new preview pages as well). In related news, the full cover art for Buffy #3 can be viewed in the pics section of Jo Chen's MySpace site.
The Whedonesque Valentine's Day Horror Story competition. To celebrate the upcoming release of Eric Wight's first graphic novel "My Dead Girlfriend", we've come up with a great competition for you. All you have to do is tell us your most mortifying Valentine's Day story. More...
Youtube video of the new "Drive" promo. The first promo with the new cast (including Nathan Fillion!) is now up at youtube, courtesy of Orangepenguino. The quality isn't great, but it's up for viewing, and definitely worth a look.
Warners Bros to buy Wonder Woman spec script. "Sources said the purchase [by the studio] is a pre-emptive measure aimed at taking the spec off the market to protect itself." More...



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