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April 01

Great muppety Odin, what's a thricewise? It's a Norse mythology reference. Mimir, a Jotun, was referred to as a thricewise. He guarded the well of wisdom and Odin gave him his right eye for the privilege of drinking from the well. Hmm, which eye did Xander lose? More...
Bufftacular - a music video. "An ode to Buffy the Vampire Slayer". More...

March 31

Ten minutes with Amber Benson. A great interview over at GayWired.com. Her new film 'Race You To The Bottom' and the legacy of Tara get discussed.

March 30

Buffy a gay show? MSN briefly mentions Buffy as an important cultural landmark. More...
Sheldon calls for Joss to save the day! Popular webcomic Sheldon recognizes Joss as the only person who is capable to fix Star Wars' plot holes! More...
Buffy Comic Makes Wired Magazine's Playlist. Season 8 debut is number 5 on What's Wired This Month.
Lord of the Geeks - Joss talks fandom. And there's comments from the guys behind 'Cherub' and 'Into The Black' as well.
Tony Head does a little 'Persuasion', this Sunday on ITV1. He plays Sir Walter Elliot in this television adaptation of the Jane Austen novel. In the UK the DVD release will be on Monday, April 2. Also on Monday, the Dr. Who animated series will begin to air on BBC1. This adaptation will be coming to the US via PBS this November. More...
After ten years, what questions are left? A great audio recording from the recent Buffy panel at the New York Comic Con. Some lovely and hilarious cast anecdotes to be had.
Why Buffy (and Joss) matter. Remember that 'Win a role in Buffy season 8' competition? Now a blogger gives feedback on the entries she read. It's quite an insight into how Buffy changed people's lives.
FOX to split "Drive" Season. Upcoming five-week/six-episode run wraps on Monday, May 7 with the remaining installments of its initial 13-episode order then airing at a later date.
Firefly and Tru Calling in today's IMDB poll. Vote for which short lived Sci-Fi show you'd like to see return! (Poll now closed).
Toy Story one of 400 nominated films for American Film Institute's 10th anniversary "Top 100 American Movies of All Time" list (coming out later this year). More...
Gina Torres and David Boreanaz together again, starting June 8th. As FOX announces that the return of Gina's series Standoff will be following David's series Bones.
TV Guide interview with Gentleman Doug Jones. Doug discusses working with Joss and Guillermo del Toro, the Gay Robot internet phenomenon, and his sordid past as a mime.

March 29

Preview of QMx's 'Serenity' blueprints (pdf). Unsure whether there's anything other than a pdf file of this (I don't believe so), but here's a nice look, right from QMx, of their 'Serenity' blueprints to be released next month. More...
Mark Sheppard talks to IGN about his guest role on BSG. An excellent article/interview over at IGN with Firefly's Badger, with lots of insight into probably the most interesting new character of season 3 ( Spoilers for all episodes up to, but not including, the season finale). More...
Special Advance Screening of "Waitress" in NYC; with Q&A (4/26). Special event includes Q&A with Keri Russell, Producer Michael Roiff and Adrienne Shelly's husband, Andy Ostroy. Other cast members may attend (no mention of Nathan Fillion specifically). Post-film party with open-bar reception and hors d'oevres. $35. More...
Sanctuary, new innovative web series with a buffy-esque heroine. It is a new show produced outside of studio involvement for distribution online first, and will feature Dr. Helen Magnus(Amanda Tapping), "157-year old woman who seeks out all manner of terrifying and monstrous creatures" and her daughter Ashley Magnus (Emille Ullerup) "more kick-ass and Buffy-esque". Interesting aspects : mostly green screen, shot in HD, interactive gaming and social networking, direct contact between makers and fans. More...
2006 Eagle Awards. Polls are open, and "Astonishing X-Men" and Brian K. Vaughan are both up for awards. More...
Michelle Trachtenberg's 'Willow17' 'webcam' entries. Found these after watching Michelle's Law and Order: CI episode "Weeping Willow". The URL was shown in her 'abduction' tape. A nice opportunity to see some of Michelle's acting.
Firefly hits #2 in online poll of Best TV Show of All Time! Frenzied Browncoat voting over the last few months has seen Firefly soar up the charts in this online poll, and after many weeks of chasing down Bonanza, today finally moved into the #2 spot. More...
SMG in Batman? Interesting rumour over at a Batman fansite. More...
What if Rockstar Games made a Firefly/Serenity game? Light column on how to make a Firefly/Serenity video game. More...
Loni Peristere talks about Zoic's work on Drive. "Zoic Studios is providing extensive visual effects work for the new Fox action series, Drive, which kicks off with a two-hour premiere at 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 15. Having lent its talents to such shows as Firefly, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and 24, the award-winning company says its work on Drive involved creating images the likes of which have never been seen in a television production."
Mr. Pointy prop replica signed. A Diamond Select Toys exclusive, Mr. Pointy is for sale at DST's store, for only $45 and signed by Bianca Lawson. Limited to only 200.
Nerve profiles 'Serenity Tales'. ScreenGrab, the movie blog for Nerve, interviews the co-founder and editor of the site for "big damn fan comics".

March 28

Runaways nominated for a Peach award. Winning the award would make Runaways required reading in the Georgia school system. The first Joss-penned issue is out next Wednesday. More...
Joss has a thing or two to say about Captivity. The link is to an article by Jill Soloway at the Huffington Post, but there's a letter from Joss to the MPAA at the end of the piece. The entire issue is well worth your investigation.
New Interview of Jenna Fischer. Another interview where Jenna Fischer speaks glowingly about Joss, with some further insight as to what he contributed to "The Office." More...
Joss' genius recognized in another web comic. Would Joss have written Star Wars better than Lucas? A Star Wars rant with minor commentary about people who don't quite understand geeks takes a decidely Whedonian turn in the end. More...
Marc Blucas is on House. Right now. The link just goes to his IMDb page. I just saw him in the teaser. More...

March 27

Joss Whedon - the Dark Horse interview. Lots and lots of fun quotes to be had (plus some Buffy season 8 stuff too).
Celebrate Nathan (Our Captain) Fillion's birthday today. Happy Birthday Nathan Fillion! You know if Nathan would just ask us to do something...his fans wouldn't have to come up with these celebration ideas on their own. But then some of you remember what happened the first time he asked his fans to do something. So how are you going to celebrate? More...
New TNT supernatural series 'Saving Grace', stars verse guest Bailey Chase. He's known to the verse as Riley's buddy Graham. Not only that, James Marsters is scheduled to guest on an episode of the series coming this summer to TNT. More...
Nathan losing battle at "TiFaux Madness: Men Round One". Apparently the captain is a contestant in TiFaux's hottest television men in the running, and he's losing a battle in the tournament ... presumably to win the title of the hottest of the lot. More...
Shadow Puppets now has a MySpace page with trailers and pics. More...
Second printing of Buffy #1 out this week. If you couldn't get it the first time round at your local comic book shop, hopefully you'll get a chance this time.
(SPOILER) Drive - an early look. TV Squad gives us impressions from a rough cut first episode. More...

March 26

White Noise 2 on DVD in May. Entertainment in Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of White Noise: The Light for 8th May 2007 priced at 19.99. More...
The Turtles are #1 at the box office bringing in 25.5 million dollars. The turtles took on the role of the Persians and beat back King Leonidas and his 300 to gain the top spot at the box office. So I guess that makes Master Splinter, Xerxes... More...

March 25

Blurb about 'The Air I Breathe' at The Tribeca Film Festival. As the blurb says,"quite brilliantly, Sarah Michelle Gellar has the role of Sorrow."
Wilkapunk Slices Serenity. Have you, like me, spend countless hours wondering what happens if Serenity had a smack down with a robot with a sword? Well, somebody has come along to answer the biggest question of 2007. More...
"Synth" - An Angel/Fray fan comic. Ages and ages ago, along came a most wonderful Smile Time spinoff comic book tale. Now they've done a lovely Angel/Fray crossover story. Enjoy.
Ron Glass joins Browncoat Cruise. Also, they've dropped the base price by $400 and made autographs and photo-ops add-on extras. More...
X-Men's Mike Carey is a total Whedon fan-boy. Clearly a man of excellent taste. More...
Favorite Actress under 40. Sarah Michelle Gellar and Eliza Dushku are two of the choices on IMDb's Daily Poll (which is now closed btw).

March 24

Talking about Buffy. Loads of lovely new Dark Horse details about the Buffy season 8 comic book series.
And happy birthday to Alyson Hannigan. She turns thirty three today. More...
Badger goes Bionic. Mark Sheppard has revealed in his blog that he's been cast in the new Bionic Woman pilot. More...
Save One Show. How I met Your Mother and Veronica Mars feature in this year's poll at EOnline. There's also a breakdown of each show's chances here. More...
More info about Serenity LA in November. In various posts to the linked thread on the STARFURY boards, Sean Harry provies more details and information on the forthcoming LA con. It's scattered throughout (reg. required). More...
FOX loads up the Drive press kit. Flashlight, bandaids, a poncho, what appears to be driver's licenses for the stars... here's hoping this show doesn't need emergency assistance. More...

March 23

Serenity at Indianapolis International Film Festival. Serenity, Done the Impossible, and much more will be part of the festival!
SLiTHER 8th best reviewed film of 2006. A list of the 50 best reviewed wide-release films of 2006 is up at RottenTomatoes.com. SLiTHER comes in at number 8. More...
Done the Impossible folks donate $5000 to Equality Now! From the site "Thanks to and in the name of Browncoats around the world who purchased our DVD, Done The Impossible has donated $5,000 to Equality Now." Also, the DVD reached the rank of 259 on Amazon. Not too shabby. More...
"Addicted" gets a release date? The reliable BoxOfficeMojo.com has put the tenative release date of Sarah Michelle Gellar's latest thriller as September the 7th 2007. There is of course a good chance of it changing.
"Skins" writers love Buffy. This series just finished on E4. I've thoroughly enjoyed it's quirky off-the-wall style (even finished last night on a song).
Buffy universe harbors no more than 512 vampires. This is a fun little math problem. More...
Goal! 50 Cities Serenity Charity Screenings 9 Countries 24 US States. Now all they have to do is raise $100,000 for charity. Fans are planning to arrange Serenity Charity screenings in at least 50 cities in honor of Joss Whedon's birthday. Eeek. Some tickets are already on sale. More...
Buffy vs Batman: Who is the bigger bad-ass? This poll on Bullz-eye.com asks who is the bigger badass--this is highly fun and interesting to, well, to geeks like us here at Whedonesque! More...
SlayAlive Penpal: Electric Tiki Design. Electric Tiki sends SlayAlive Forum an e-mail with some info on their upcoming Buffy line.
Jane Espenson's episode of "Andy Barker, P.I." to air tonight. The episode is entitled "Fairway, My Lovely" and is co-written by Alex Herschlag. More...
Browncoat Cruise Update(s). Jeremy posts an update. The basics: "98% sure we will have one BDH on board", "hoping to have two and possibly three [BDHs] eventually", "in negotiations to get several LDHs/Little Damn Heros (i.e. guest stars from Firefly / Serenity)", "we are going to re-focus our cruise from less of a con on a boat to more of a party cruise full of browncoats". Next payment has been pushed back from April 1 to the start of May. More...

March 22

Tomorrow, the Turtles are back! And this time, it's personal... Sci-Fi.com interviews Sarah Michelle Gellar, Patrick Stewart, Kevin Munroe, and others on the eve of the release of TMNT. More...
Nina the Werewolf appearing in the UK. Angel season 5's Nina the werewolf, Jenny Mollen has been announced as a guest at the Coventry Sci Fi Fair on May 12th and 13th. More...
If you liked the Hyperion model, you might also like this custom -made 1/12 scale Buffy library. This fellow made hundreds of individual books, among other things. More...
Some Los Angeles Serenity convention details. Sean Harry of Starfury has posted some information. Confirmed guests so far are Jewel Staite and Morena Baccarin and it will run from the 2nd to the 4th of November. More...
What one-off sci-fi film would you like to see a sequel to? Serenity is among the choices in today's IMDb poll (which is now closed btw).
Firefly Seasons 1 - 4 now available. In a webcomic, that is. Real Life Comics guest artist Kkeyn ponders on what could have been.
(SPOILER) Mere Smith Wrote Penultimate Episode of Rome: Deus Impeditio Esuritori Nullus. You may be able to find the episode in repeats if you didn't catch it this last Sunday night on HBO (which was March 18th). More...
James Gunn's New Blog Talks about Joss's Episode of "The Office." Brief commentary on Joss's directing is about 1/3 of the way down the page. More...
Runaways Saga releases today. A one-shot from Marvel told from Molly's perspective in order to catch up new readers (AKA Whedon fans who intend to pick up his Runaways books) on what's happened to the gang so far. More...

March 21

James Marsters' blooopers from the recording sessions for Summer Knight audiobook. Amusing out takes from James Marsters' recording of the Dresden Files audio book "Summer Knight" Link goes to James Marsters' official site. More...
Dialogue: Gina Torres and Kerry Washington. Backstage interviews Gina on her new movie "I Love My Wife." Brief mention of Serenity.
(SPOILER) Bruce Timm on Superman: Doomsday and Justice League: New Frontiers. In the Newsarama interview, Timm talks about both Adam Baldwin (Superman) and James Marsters (Lex Luthor)and just how each came aboard. More...
(SPOILER) Ask Tim Minear about Drive. E! Online's Kristin is taking questions for an upcoming Tim Minear/Drive interview. Link happens to have spoilers for a variety of shows; Drive item is safe.
Keep the Fringe Flyin' Wrap-up Fundraiser Raffle! Almost our Captain's birthday. Good Works has already helped raise over $2,300 for Nathan Fillion's hometown theater company Fringe Theatre Adventures. More...
Buffy Is Back—in Print. Joss speaks to Publishers Weekly about season 8.
"Waitress" to have its West Coast Premiere March 29th. "Waitress" will be the opening night film of the Method Fest film festival in Woodland Hills, CA, on Thursday, March 29th at 7:00 p.m. The website says that Keri Russell will be there in person. More...
(SPOILER) Jeph Loeb talks Buffy Season Eight on WordBalloon. Also talks about other comic book projects, and Heroes.

March 20

Happy Birthday Kendra! Today is Bianca Lawson's 28th birthday.
(SPOILER) Runaways #27 Solicitation. The coolest Jo Chen cover.
(SPOILER) More love for Bones. MAJOR SPOILERS for this weeks Bones episode.
Starfury: Serenity Infinity Convention Guests announced. At the Serenity convention in Glasgow this weekend the first guests for Serenity Infinity were announced, Adam Baldwin, Sean Maher, Morena Baccarin and Ellen Muth (Dead Like Me). The con takes places October 5th to 7th at London Heathrow and tickets are on sale now.
What you want, what you need: fans and endings, and narrative satisfactions. A timely blog entry written after news broke of Buffy #1's success and the proposed IDW Angel season 6 comic book. It's probably the best Buffy and Angel (fandom) analyis you'll read all day.
The Bedlam Bards 2007 Shindig Tour. Get ready for some bedlam, in bardic form: starting April 19th the Bedlam Bards are traveling around the eastern US appearing at Browncoat gatherings in Baton Rouge, Tallasee (Alabama), Charlotte, Raleigh, and Penacook (New Hampshire). And maybe Philly. More...
Serenity special edition cast commentary details. Find out who shall reportedly be speaking about Serenity for your audio delight (reg required). More...
SoCal Browncoats/QMx Offer Sneak Peak At Serenity's Blueprints. If you're lucky enough to be in, or near enough to get to, Southern California, you can hit a special shindig event on March 31st and get a look at QMx's forthcoming extensive blueprints for Serenity, the shuttles, and the mule. More...

March 19

Fan rebuilds Hyperion Hotel as a 1.6 scale model.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Jane Austen. An Interview with Colleen Gleason, Author of the Gardella Vampire Chronicles who talks about her work and comparisons with Buffy. More...
Marsters Fans Get Boxed In. In his latest film "Shadow Puppets" (no relation to the Spike comic), James Marsters gets stripped down to his boxer shorts! Fans campaign to see this on the big screen. More...
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Admits to Canceling Firefly, Expresses Regret. Silly piece from a satire site.
Reason to Drive. Wanna see some surveillance footage of Alex Tully and the others that were selected to drive? More...
Shawna Trpcic working on K-Ville pilot. Shawna Trpcic, the costume designer for Firefly, is in New Orleans working on a pilot for a post-Katrina police drama called K-Ville.

March 18

WWLA: Brian Lynch talks "Spike: Shadow Puppets". Details about the comic on the way, including some hi-larious preview art of vamp-puppet Spike, and some subtle teases for upcoming projects.
L.A. Area OMWF Big-Screen Sing-Along plus "Smile Time," April 20. A double bill celebrating the BtVS 10th Anniversary of BtVS, with proceeds going to the Elisabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation. More...
'I Think I Love My Wife' starring Gina Torres opens in theatres this weekend. Overall reviews give this comedy that stars Chris Rock a "C" from critics and movie goers alike. More...
ANGEL season six! IDW made it semi-official--in canon continuing comics co-written by Joss are on the way!! More...

March 17

Best of British - Actors who've made it big in the States. Tony Head gets featured in this article that looks at British actors who did rather well on the other side of the pond.
Firefly Music Book is available. I'm a bit late posting about it, but Greg Edmonson's book of Firefly Sheet Music has been released earlier than expected. If you know anyone who plays piano, or would like a truly unique Firefly Collectible, well.... I'm just sayin'....
Alan Tudyk poll on Live Journal. Alan Tudyk is the featured actor today over at Live Journal's 'thedailyactor' community!
New England Browncoats present a Big Damn Shindig with the Bedlam Bards. and local Browncoat musicians on April 28 in the Concord, NH area. More...
"The Slayer Returns"...to the headlines of mainstream media! A story about Buffy's return is currently on the front page of www.yahoo.com, complete with links to photos of actors, DVD purchase info and more. The actual story lists whedonesque among resource links! More...
It's Do Or Die, Hey I've Died Twice; Or, My Life As A Comfortador. The beginning of a beautiful friendship between a young critic and Buffy The Vampire Slayer. It's how I've always felt about the show, but he's far more eloquent than I.
BTVSFigs' Ask Diamond 47 is the first of these regular Q&As since the announcement of the Revamped Buffy and Angel figures, and the Essence statue line, so naturally questions about them are asked and answered.
Warren Ellis ponders on Buffy #1 selling out so quickly. As ever, written in his own unique style (via the Blog@Newsarama). More...
Is Buffy set to upstage Dr. Frank-N-Furter ? Chat with Robert McKeown from Shiny Object, the company who creates Buffy Sing-Alongs. There is one in Sacramento tonight. More...

March 16

Happy Birthday, Alan Tudyk! Happy 36th to the best space pilot/singing knight of the Round Table/pirate/robot/squire/gay German rehab patient ever to star in "Prelude to a Kiss" on Broadway!
(SPOILER) Thoughts on the influence of Buffy/Joss on TV. Matt Roush talks about the impact of Buffy/Joss on TV. Scroll to the end of the page. Spoilers for BSG and other shows.
Veronica Mars' future up in the air. Kristin from E! originally reported several hours ago that the CW show, that many Whedonesquers grew to love, was cancelled. She's updated with another entry regarding the proposed changes for a fourth season. More details at The Hollywood Reporter.
(SPOILER) Final Variant Buffy Season 8 #2 cover. We've seen the pencils, but Dark Horse just put up the final version of Georges's cover.
PDX Browncoats announce TWO 'Serenity' charity screenings for 2007. The founding city for the "Can't Stop the Serenity" charity-screening effort announces its 2007 dates (June 22-23), its venue (Portland's Hollywood Theatre), and an additional beneficiary (the Women's Film Initiative). Full announcement re-posted after the jump. More...
James Marsters' March Q&A. James talks about P.S. I Love You, punk philosophy and ABBA, among other things.

March 15

(SPOILER) IDW Publishing provides its solicitations for June. Info and artwork for Spike: Shadow Puppets #1, Angel: Auld Lang Syne TBP and the Spike: Premiere HC.
Buffy #1 Gets 2nd Printing (New Cover!). Second printing receives a different tailored cover, but same content. This will be available on March 28th.
Jane Espenson's Andy Barker praised in NYTimes review. Virginia Hefferen thinks it's fun and "surprisingly beautiful."
John Cassady is Doing Designs on Watchmen Movie. Zack Snyder, director of the 300 movie confirmed that his next project is going to be an adaptation of Alan Moore's classic "Watchmen" and that John Cassady of Astonishing X-Men and Lone Ranger will be doing some of the character designs for the movie.
Big shocker - Buffy #1 sells out. Dark Horse's MySpace blog seems rather celebratory: "Hey everybody, it's late Wednesday night here at the offices, and we're listening to Tom Waits and toasting Joss Whedon, Georges Jeanty, Jo Chen, and the whole Buffy crew. 100,000 copies of Buffy #1 blew out of the warehouses today, more than 25% above what we had for orders."
(SPOILER) Hercules has seen Buffy season 8.1! Remember the good old days when we'd avidly wait for detailed Buffy episode spoilers from the usual suspects? Well they're kinda back. A page by page run through of the first issue of Buffy season 8 (courtesy of AICN's Herc) awaits you. More...
(SPOILER) Matt Roush says Bones is his favorite procedural. Matt Roush talks about why Bones is his favorite 'procedural'. Mild spoilers for tonight's "don't miss" new episode.
Firefly love at DC Comics. Someone over at FFF.net posted a picture from the Superman/Batman #32 comic. In it Jimmy Olsen is wearing an homage to Firefly.
Buffy and graveyards not so mixy? About halfway through this fluffy piece it mentions that SMG hates graveyards. I have no idea if it's true. More...
Season 6 of Angel now? An interview with Joss in the new Buffy and Angel magazine suggests it might not just be Buffy stories we see in printed. Link goes to Titan Magazines website - click on Buffy/Angel to read part of the Joss interview (spoilerish for Buffy season 8 btw). More...

March 14

(SPOILER) 300 Review mentions Serenity. "Much like films such as Serenity, there seems a certain pop culture savvy that's required to truly appreciate these kinds of films." More...
Angel on Colbert. The Colbert Report pictured a picture of the vampire with a soul during the skit: A-Pop-Calypse 300.
Buffy's deadliest moments. The first issue of Buffy season 8 comes out today. So to mark this occasion, here's "the most gut-wrenching moments in Buffy history" (according to Wizard Entertainment).
Webcomic Canned Ham visits the 'verse. Ogden gets a new hat in the webcomic "Canned Ham" by Phil Oliveira.
IDW's Brian Lynch and Scott Tipton signing at WizardWorld LA March 16th and 18th. The writers of Spike: Asylum, Spike: Shadow Puppets, and Angel: Auld Lang Syne (among others) will be at the Earth-2 Comics' booth at the convention this weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More...
(SPOILER) Shadow Puppets at Brussels International Festival of Fantastic Film. James Marsters' horror thriller Shadow Puppets will be screened at BIFFF on April, 16th.
(SPOILER) IGN's Review- Buffy #1. IGN posts an advance review of the start of season 8. More...
(SPOILER) "The Air I Breathe" and "Suburban Girl" are part of the Tribeca Film Festival. Both garner high regard from the blog itself and press releases seem to confirm that both films will premiere at the festival which starts on April 25 and runs to May 6. More...
(SPOILER) Angel: Auld Lang Syne #5 Out This Week. While you're in the comic store this week picking up issue #1 of Buffy: Season 8, pick up the final issue of Angel: Auld Lang Syne. It will be like having the shows back on TV - a double feature. More...
(SPOILER) First Look: Runaways #25. The first five pages of Joss' first issue of Marvel's "Runaways." The book is due out April 4. More...
Angel Guest Star met wife via Sean Maher. In this interview with Eyal Podell (who made a memorable guest villain in 'Why We Fight' and now appears on 'The Young and the Restless') the actor reveals he not only attended high school with Sean Maher, but that the good doctor introduced him to his wife. More...
"Grey" Scale: Noxon earns exec stripes. Marti Noxon's been promoted from consulting producer to executive producer of "Grey's Anatomy" as part of her deal with ABC TV.

March 13

James "Clem" Leary's adult film spoof availible at Atomfilms. A very humorous spoof of the industry made a few years ago. Not suitable for work but extremely funny. It guest stars, Lou Diamond Phillips and others. (Free reg req) Check out the more area for some other appearances this month by Mr. Leary. More...
Seth Green and Weird Al interview each other. In this video interview over at Artist on Artist, the pair discuss the video Seth’s Robot Chicken team made for Al’s new song, “Weasel Stomping Day,” among other things. More...
What do Buffy and Anna Nicole have in common? Kristy Swanson, the first Buffy, is slated to appear as Anna Nicole Smith in an episode of Law & Order: CI.
Nathan Fillion's latest blog. Drive and Serenity SE get a mention. More...

March 12

A quick chat with Nick Brendon and Bianca Lawson. This was conducted at last month's New York Comic Con.
What is the best Sci-fi movie ever? Is the question posed in an online poll at SFX. Serenity is one of the 10 films available to choose from.
See Gina in Chris Rock's new movie for FREE!! Free sneak previews of Gina's new movie "I Think I Love My Wife" are going on all around the country this week prior to the film opening this weekend. More...
(SPOILER) Scott Allie Season 8 interview. IF Magazine interviews Scott Allie about Season 8. No big spoilers but there are a few hints. Also a review of #1. More...
Salon reviews Suffering Man's Charity. David Boreanaz's new film is "an outrageous horror-comedy carefully designed to offend the entire population of the planet." More...
The Legacy of Joss Whedon-more anniversary love. Nice tribute detailing the impact of Joss's work on other television offerings, plus a plea for more.
Gina Torres on Jet. Gina appears alongside Chris Rock and Kerry Washington on the March 19 cover of JET magazine.
'Serenity' school auction from AffableChap. Producer Chris Buchanan (that would be AffableChap on the OB) has again donated a box of Serenity goodies as part of an eBay auction for his son's school. Includes a mini-poster signed by the cast and Joss, "points" swag from the old Serenity boards, full set of Diamond Select figures, a Firefly boxed set with Fruity Oaty Bar sticker, and more. More...
Time Out New York story on Alan Tudyk. Short article entitled "The straight man" in Time Out New York last week. Talks about how his role in "Prelude to a Kiss" is a departure from past broadly comedic parts; no mention of Firefly, though.
Eliza Dushku gets a new show. She'll be playing the lead on the Fox pilot 'Nurses'.
Ron Glass to attend Supanova convention in Brisbane, April 07. Ron Glass will be attending the convention on both days (April 14/15), doing signings/photos and Q+A sessions. Woohoo! More...

March 11

Firefly's Young Simon is Going Back. Cast & crew of the Disney Channel's "High School Musical" reunite to film sequel in Utah. More...
(SPOILER) Ain't It Cool article on Buffy's 10th anniversary/Season 8. Invisotext spoilers for issue one. More...
Charisma Carpenter to appear at Collectormania event in the UK. She'll be joining Tony Head and James Marsters on the weekend of May 4th-7th.
Kelly Donovan Tells You How to Make Comics. Scott McCloud uses Nick Brendon's twin in his latest book Making Comics. More...
Misspellings are sometimes useful. Can't access Fireflyfans.net? Use http://www.fireflyfan.net/ as a workaround. Haken has posted about the little problem with fff.net. He hopes to have it fixed by Monday.
Another Buffy retrospective. Over at chud.com.
(SPOILER) Dark Horse release info and cover art for Buffy #4. This is the conclusion to Joss' first arc.
Buffy gets a gun in new Lifetime series. Or at least that is what they are quoting from TV Guide about the new series Blood Ties that starts tomorrow night. It's a show about a female investigator who teams up with a 450 year old Vampire, and of course she is falling for the fanged one. On the site they have a triva quiz and vampire mythology with a bit of verse mentions. More...

March 10

Multiple comparisons to Angel in TV Gal's latest column, focusing on the new Grey's Anatomy spinoff centering on Addison. And that's not all: here's another Angel mention on the Zap2it-site. Busy day for the vampire with a soul!
Happy Anniversary to Buffy and Co. from TV.com. Their homepage is giving lots of love to Buffy, Angel, Firefly, and anything else they can link to Joss.
(SPOILER) New Joe Fridays 38. Same spoilers concerning Marvel this week, another mention of Joss saving the day.
Nathan Fillion's "Waitress" trailer at apple.com. Also in high definition. More...
Wondercon Videos and Photos. 23 short Nathan-centric videos taken of the Drive panel at Wondercon. More...
DC-area Browncoats needed to get charity screening booked. Only just came across this. Fans in the area of Washington DC want to hold a charity Serenity screening in June. But the prospective venue needs convincing. If you're in that area and would attend such a screening (you will, won't you?) then click the link and fill out the survey so organizers can show the venue there's enough interest.
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" article makes Wikipedia front page during 10th anniversary! The article has gradually become a very well-researched and broad outline of a truly unique series, with some nice insights. Ideal for newcomers but Whedonesquers will learn some things they didn't know (the legacy of "Rhonda the Immortal Waitress" continues?). More...
Into Every Generation - 10 years on. Back in March 10th 1997, Buffy first aired on The WB. For many of us, everything kinda changed after that. Anyhow read what Entertainment Weekly thought of the two hour pilot way back then. And for those wanting more, check out this interview (with Joss Whedon, David Greenwalt and the cast) that was conducted before the show even aired. More...

March 09

James Leary is looking for some friends. Best known to the verse as Clem the loose skin demon buddy of Spike, he now has a myspace page. He's a great comedic talent and there is a nice video clip of him as Clem as well as other characters he has played on his page. More...
Variety Reviews "Prelude To A Kiss". Alan's play opened last night, and the reviews are good. Well, we always knew he was a star!
(SPOILER) Very detailed recap of the 'Drive' Panel at Wondercon. Our very own Polter-Cow gives a blow-by-blow recap of the panel on Sunday (including the wonderful news that there will be no talking cars on Drive). More...
Fox has the 'Drive'. Tim Minear offers up a bit more explanation of Drive.
Ask Seth answers are up at his website.
Victor - a Mark Lutz film. The tv movie is about the Canadian Olympic and World Champion swimmer Victor Davis and not only does it star Mark (Groo in Angel), it's also written by him. There's a trailer available for viewing and more info about the movie at the official MySpace site. More...
Buffy Book and Authors Earn Nominations. Alice Henderson's "Portal Through Time" is up for Best Young Adult Novel at the IAMTW Scribe Awards. More...
(SPOILER) World Premiere of "Suffering Man's Charity" starring David Boreanaz Friday at SXSW in Austin. Directed by and also starring Alan Cumming (The Anniversary party, X-Men 2), the film co-stars Anne Heche, Carrie Fisher, Karen Black, Henry Thomas and Jane Lynch. More...

March 08

(SPOILER) Yet Another Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8 - Episode 1. Lots and Lots of spoilers.
'The Thirst' gets a release date. The vampire movie which stars Adam Baldwin, Clare Kramer, Tom Lenk and Serena Scott-Thomas (terrific Whedon alum casting) will be released on DVD on May 15th. Click here to view the trailer.
Anya's pal lands ABC comedy pilot role. Kali Rocha, best known as Halfrek and Cecily on "Buffy", will play the supervisor for a group of paramedics in an ABC comedy pilot called "The Call". It will also feature Kal Penn from "Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle."
Michelle Trachtenberg gets lead in ABC pilot. The still untitled comedy project will be set in Washington, DC.
Giving "Battlestar Galactica" a Female Perspective. New interview with Jane Espenson (who will be on the BSG staff full time for season 4) and Anne Cofell Saunders at SyFy Portal (big spoilers for season 3 episodes that have already aired in the States).
Timless in San Francisco. Allyson Beatrice's amusing report on the Wondercon "Drive" panel.
Browncoat Cruise wants the Ariel Ambulance. I wonder if the boat has a hoverpad or cargo bay. More...
C-Note: March Edition. IGN.com suggests that some of your comic money this month goes to buying Buffy #1. Duh.
(SPOILER) Jeph Loeb gives props to Joss. Huge spoilers for this week of comics in this interview which mainly focuses on Marvel's Fallen Son mini-series. More...

March 07

More 10th Anniversary Buffy celebrations. Some more Buffy events for March 10th. If you live in Austin TX or thereabouts, the Alamo Drafthouse is showing an episode from each season and there's a 'Once More With Feeling' singalong as well (there's a breakfast buffet too!). Those in the Santa Cruz area of California might want to check out the Buffy Marathon at the Del Mar theatre. More...
"Race You to the Bottom" LA Premiere. Amber Benson's award winning performance gets its public debut at the Regent Showcase on March 30th. More...
Help Browncoat Theater Owners. Poor theater owners want to screen Serenity or even Buffy the Musical but they don't know how to reach the fans. It is a crying shame. "Honestly. There could be tears." More...
The 10th anniversary of Buffy - Some public service announcements. Allyson Beatrice will reading from her book "Will The Vampire People Please Leave The Lobby" on the 10th of March in Los Angeles. This will be followed by a showing of "In Real Life", a documentary about The Bronze community. In somewhat related Buffy literary news, Jennifer Ouellette will speaking about her book "The Physics of the Buffyverse" on the 11th at Caltech University. More...
Newsarama on WonderCon's 'Gender and Genre' Panel. Pretty much what it says. Newsarama's coverage of the panel brought to WonderCon by the California Browncoats and Equality Now, featuring Jane Espenson.
The official Drive web site. Now with actual content! More...

March 06

Serenity is Spectacular in Chicago. The Music Box Theatre is including the film as part of the best Sci-Fi movies of all time in a 14 hour marathon. More...
The tax man solveth. The first six episodes of Jane Espenson's new gig, Andy Barker P.I., are now available to watch on NBC's web site. (U.S. only) More...
Firefly 17 in Boston Globe's Top 50 Sci-Fi Shows. Boston Globe ranks the top 50 Sci-Fi shows of all time. Firefly comes in at 17, and Buffy makes the cut at 27. What no Angel? (May need to register to view).
"Kitchen Confidential" DVD to be Widescreen. According to TVShowsOnDVD, Fox have confirmed that their original press release was wrong. More...
"Make 'Em Badass." Firefly cited as "inspiration on how to balance tough-guy sensibilities with the Gene Roddenberry sense of noble exploration." More...
Tooned-Up Buffy statue previews including preliminary sketches for Buffy and little "teaser" images of what may be the final designs for animated-style statues of Buffy, Willow and Caleb.
Serenity Screening Lincoln, RI Thurs 3/8, Fri 3/9, Sat 3/10/2007 Serenity Back on the Map at imdb.com. Just one happy arrow. Gonna be different in June. More...

March 05

Alexa Davalos guests on premiere of "Raines". Angel's Gwen Raiden appears in the first episode of the new Jeff Goldblum detective drama, "Raines", which premieres March 15 on NBC. More...
Badger on Battlestar Galactica NEXT WEEK. Mark Sheppard will guest star in next week's episode of Battlestar Galactica "The Son Also Rises." More...
Into The Black on Global National News! (Uh, that's some Canadian network, I think). Neat-o little piece on our favorite fan-film production. I'm salivating heavily, just so you know.
Jubal's Early "audition" is on the Chiller channel for DirecTV users. Richard Brooks' highly entertaining-but-obscure series, Good Vs. Evil (or G vs. E) is being run on the new DirecTV/NBC/Universal CHILLER channel, 257 [in the US]. Great stuff for all Whedonistas! The channel is running Twin Peaks, American Gothic and a pretty great slate of flicks as well. More...
Joel Silver Comments At Wonder Con About Joss's Exit From Wonder Woman. Joel Silver was put on the hot seat by an angry Whedon fan at a Wonder Con panel. More...
(SPOILER) Alternate Cover for Buffy #2. Georges Jeanty's penciled #2 cover has been revealed. More...

March 04

(SPOILER) Summer Glau's role & name in Terminator Series is revealed. SciFi Wire has the details. More...
Why Buffy Still Slays Us. Superfans Malene Arpe and Nikki Stafford on the 10th anniversary of Buffy on TV. Spoiler for one little bit about the comic book at the end.
(SPOILER) Alan Tudyk Gets a Rave Review for "Death at a Funeral." According to FirstShowing.net, "This is Alan Tudyk's true mainstream calling - if everyone doesn't recognize his incredible talent after seeing this, then they must've seen the wrong film." More...
Jayne and Spike as Superman and Lex Luthor? Warner Home Video announces Superman: Doomsday DVD featuring the voices of Adam Baldwin and James Marsters.
(SPOILER) Five for Fridays- Runaways 101. Wizard offers 5 hints to help everyone get ready to read Joss' run on Runaways. More...

March 03

WonderCon'07: DarkHorse Panel. When exactly we'll see Buffy and Serenity comics, (the former later and the latter sooner, apparently)and more very small bits. More...
Joss's first piecework card is posted on the Inkworks website. The Veronica Mars season two trading card set is also featuring Charisma Carpenter and Alyson Hannigan. More...
Joss Whedon - The L.A. Times interview. The Dark Horse PR offensive for the Buffy comic book rolls on. This feature is well worth reading. There's an excellent look at why season 8 came to be, comments from Jane Espenson and Joss touches upon those ill fated Buffyverse TV movies.
Buffy: a truly great work of literature. According to this blogger: Joss Whedon created one of the great works of literature of the late 20th / early 21st century, yet lots of people still think it’s "just Beverly Hills 90210 with monsters".
Dark Horse to release Buffy: Panel to Panel art book in October. Dark Horse is releasing a deluxe trade paperback collecting the best of the paintings and line art from the Buffy comics.
"Curse you and your evil witches!" Tara D'Arc's "Attack of the Gryphon" will be released in North America on DVD come April 3rd. More...

March 02

Kitchen Confidential coming to DVD May 22. Unfortunately, it looks like they'll be 4:3, unlike the 16:9 that Kitchen Confidential was shot and aired in.
Seth Green appears in "Ebony and Irony" on Daily Show. In yesterday night's show the Daily Show put together a film trailer for "Ebony and Irony" lampooning the recent Strom Thurmond-Al Sharpton news story. The trailer appears at the end of this video clip.
Buffy March Madness. (How has no one thought of that link title yet?!). Anyway, here's a Wizard interview with Joss and co.
"Can you vague that up for me?". Writer Jeff Mariotte talks to Fractal Matter about, among many other things, writing in the Whedonverse.
Shiny fan art at the Player vs. Player webcomic blog. Including an appearance by a cunning knitted hat. More...
(SPOILER) IGN Whedon Interview. Joss goes in depth on a wide variety of topics...
Katie Finneran of Wonderfalls joins Drive. Tim Minear brings more of his worlds together as he casts Katie Finneran of Wonderfalls and The Inside in Drive. She will play the sister of Alex Tully (Nathan Fillion's character).
Andy Barker, P.I. premieres on MSN. Watch the first episode of Jane Espenson's new series on MSN TV.
Win 9 Serenity/Firefly props and replicas. Firefly Talk is giving away a metal Reaver sword from Serenity, an AP replica of Mal's Pistol, an 18kt gold-leaf Alliance money pack, and lots more.
(SPOILER) Fractal Matter reviews Buffy #1. Probably the most spoiler laden review to date. In related news, Dark Horse has launched a very cool new Buffy contest. More...
Put your money where Seth Green's mouth is. Seth Green has joined Kevin Bacon's new website (link on Seth's page) that tells you what charities he supports and how you can, too!
(SPOILER) IGN's Buffy New Readers Guide. For all of us who need some catching up to do before Season 8 premieres, IGN has put together this handy-dandy guide. More...
(SPOILER) The Number...22? Tom Lenk appears in "The Number 23" starring Jim Carrey and Virginia Madsen, receiving 22nd billing. More...
Serenity: Special Edition DVD to be released in July. Well that's the news over at The Digital Bits' Rumor Mill . And Joss posts about it (with details!) in the comments section of this Whedonesque blog entry. More...

March 01

On writing nonlinear plots that work, namely "Out of Gas". In a lengthy and detailed essay Peter Rogers tears apart "Out of Gas" and analyzes the choices made to demonstrate how a truly excellent non-linear story can work.
SlayAlive PenPal: Jo Chen! Season 8 cover artist Jo Chen sends SlayAlive Forum a letter dropping info on how she dove into the Buffyverse, and how many covers she has completed...
Is Willow the female Spiderman?, why Tara matters, and other things. A new blog called Pop Culture Heroines has entries on Willow, Tara and Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8 as well as other female orientated pop culture stuff.
Revamping the Slayer. Action-Figure.com looks at Diamond Select Toys' change of direction in regards to their Buffy range.
Hollywood Walk of Fame Star for Joss Whedon - Raffle #3. To mark the 10th anniversary of the first airing of Buffy, autographed pics of Joss are up for grabs this month.



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