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May 01

Nathan Fillion's on The Sauce. Nathan is scheduled to appear on Fuse Network's "The Sauce" tomorrow at 6pm ET. Check your local listings. Also Nathan will be appearing on the The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on May 10th and not May 8th.
Nathan Fillion goes to "Saturday Matinee". The guys who run the website - www.vancityangels.com have a great online strip called Saturday Matinee. Most of the content revolves around commentary regarding the film going experience. Nathan makes an unexpected appearance in the most recent installment.
Ron Glass to appear at Polaris 21. Ron Glass, our own Shepherd Book, is the latest guest announcement for Polaris 21 (formerly known as Toronto Trek), July 6-8, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. More...
Podcast interview with Tim Minear. Fanboy Confidental talk to Tim in quite a bit of depth on Firefly (including that semi-famous undeveloped episode), Drive, The Inside and lots more. Starts at 23 minutes.
Nathan Fillion's appearance on The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet. Video link to Nathan's appearance to promote Waitress with Jeremy Sisto.
(SPOILER) "Waitress" gets Two Thumbs up from Ebert & Roeper program Roger Ebert is MIA due to health reasons, but the review is very good, very enthusiastic. Several films are reviewed, so click on "Waitress" on the left side of the page to go directly to "our" Review. :) More...
Morena Baccarin reaches the "Heartland" for TNT. She's be part of a new summer show for TNT in June. She's one of several transplant surgeons working for Treat Williams.
How We Meet Hannigan: As Sitcom Star on Rise. Nice piece over at msnbc.com. Compares Aly to Lucille Ball. Buffy and Alexis mentions.
Inside Joss Whedon's Brain (Really). A fun little animation exploring Joss's brain.

April 30

HuffPost covers The Air I Breathe premiere. Rundown of last night's premiere with some quotes from Sarah and a photo.
(SPOILER) A new Nathan Fillion interview about Waitress. A nice, lengthy inteview by moviesonline.ca with Nathan Fillion.
(SPOILER) Newsarama Advance Review of Runaways #26. Warning, spoilers for other comics in the article. Scroll down to find the very positive review for the next Runaways.
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's preview for Buffy #3. Four pages of interior artwork and dialogue to whet your appetite for this Wednesday's release.
(SPOILER) Shopping with Alyson Hannigan. Very sweet feature over at Entertainment Tonight Online (and there's a video as well). Spoilerish for 'How I Met Your Mother'.
Jane Espenson talks about Buffy season 8. She's provides a good insight into the creative process for the comic book. And there's also a related interview where you can find out Jane's favourite Buffy episode, character and line.
More writin' 'bout Firefly is on the way. BenBella Books is readying a sequel to Finding Serenity (including an essay by Nathan) for their Smart Pop line of essay books. More...

April 29

Quickie Q&A with Nathan Fillion. Waitress site hosts a fluffy pie-centric Q&A session with Fillion, where we learn that he seems to have a chocolate-issue, & we see what he might look like, were he your OB/GYN.
Morena Baccarin Interview at Slice of SciFi. This week on show #107, the gang at Slice of Sci-Fi (www.sliceofscifi.com) will be interviewing everyone's favourite companion/human-Ori hybrid! More...
Gellar makes the rounds of Tribeca Film festival parties. Sarah has 2 films at the festival "The Air I Breathe" and "Suburban Girl". Coverage of the premiere of "Suburban Girl". More...
Boreanaz Has No 'Bones' About Touting NHL. "The NHL said today that actor David Boreanaz would provide the voiceover for the next series of TV spots supporting the Stanley Cup playoffs." The series of spots are called "Quest for the Cup".
Superman Doomsday Trailer online. Based on the classic Superman storyline, Adam Baldwin is the man of Steel, and James Marsters is Lex Luthor. More...

April 28

Marsters is interviewed by CreationTV at the Grand Slam. Creation events now does short interviews with the guest at their events, they have now posted some from the recent Grand Slam. Also the tickets for the Salute to Firefly/Serenity event in Oct are now onsale.
Eliza Dushku stars in "On Broadway". Brief article and trailer for this independent film about a carpenter-turned-playwright that is set in Boston, was filmed there, and premiered there on Thursday. Dushku was there; wonder if any other Lehane's were in attendance? News on the sold-out screening here.
GameFAQs runs MMO poll featuring Firefly. Today's poll question is "Which science fiction/fantasy universe would you most like to see made into an MMORPG?". More...
A smiling and laughing SMG highlights the 3 minute preview of Suburban Girl available now. Sarah also attended the premiere of Suburban Girl tonight at the the Tribeca Film Festival. More...
Get free tickets to see Nathan Fillion on the The Late Late Show on May 8th. SCREEEEE!!!!! More...
AMC's "Mad Men" site is open. The cast features Vincent Kartheiser, who was Connor on "Angel". He plays a newcomer to a major Madison Avenue advertising firm, and looks a lot different in a suit than he did on "Angel". The show will premiere in July.
David Fury talks about his recent career to date. And this covers amongst other things: 24, Lost and of course Buffy and Angel (and there's also much praise for Joss too). This is a really good forthright interview with him and well worth reading. Oh and check out the Smile Time pic.

April 27

(SPOILER) Jane Espenson and Doug Petrie pen "The Batman" season finale. Quite possibly old news, but this is the first I've heard of it (or, er, "The Batman," I'm slightly ashamed to admit).
Poll: Canon or No? The Angel Comics Join the Battle. Some mystery guy asks if you will read Angel S6 and if you believe it to be canon.
Wanna pre-order the next two episodes of Drive? Though episodes 5-13 are listed for pre-order, please remember than only six episodes were ever filmed. You can also purchase downloads of Episode 1 - 4 for $1.99 each. Amazon Unbox only has episode 1-4 for sale same price. More...
Add Whedonesque to your startpage. Google provides a fun and easy way to keep tabs on the Whedonverse. More...
New covers for Buffy #1 (third printing) and Buffy #2 (second printing). TFAW has put up the third printing of Buffy #1 and the second printing of Buffy #2 for pre-order. Both have different versions of the regular cover.
(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men 21 Preview. IGN posts the first 6 pages (including the recap page) of the next Astonishing installment. More...
Joss Whedon talks 'Angel: After the Fall'. I'm working through the stages of grief, trying to make my peace with this project. I'll just thank that gods that Joss is involved, and that Brian Lynch is the writer tapped to bring it to the page. Things could be much worse.
What is Nathan's secret project? For months, fans of Nathan Fillion have been wondering just what it was about which he's been dropping cryptic hints. Now we have something a little less cryptic. So let the speculation begin. More...
Angel's Alexa Davalos (Gwen Raiden) offends the eyes of the Fug Girls. Also fugged today, David Boreanaz's Bones co-star, Emily Deschanel.

April 26

The Blogger's Choice Awards. Sites and bloggers up for nomination in various categories include Whedonesque, Nathan Fillion and Jane Espenson (reg. req to vote). More...
Pink Raygun offers A Chickís Guide to Firefly. Pink Raygun, a "webzine for the modern fangirl", presents the first in a series of pieces about Firefly that will examine "the philosophy and theory behind the characters from the point of view of a woman."
Terry Moore is taking commissions! Terry Moore, the artist who did a Tara and Willow miniseries is, for the first time, taking commissions. More...
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch talks Spike and Angel. There's an exclusive look at Spike: Shadow Puppets and find out what it's like to work with Joss on the Angel season 6 project. More...
Is Joss a psychic? A very brief mention of Joss and Firefly.... More...
Duncan scores with "Unit" score. Last week, Buffy season 7 composer Robert Duncan won an "ASCAP Film and Television Music Award" for his work on the CBS series The Unit. More...
Werewolf directs Jedi. The Hollywood Reporter, well, reports on the Seth Green/ Robot Chicken Star Wars Special with George Lucas (which was first discussed here on 10/28/06.) A shout out to AICN for the tip. (UPDATE : Story is now on the front page of CNN.) More...
"Staying Alive" American Idol Gives Back Video. Sarah Michelle Gellar lip-synchs and dances along with many other celebrities. Video now available to download. Proceeds go to charity. More...
Harmony (Mercedes McNab) on Crossing Jordan NOW. "In Sickness & In Health" 9pm Wednesday on NBC.
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Runaways #26. The first few pages are up at PopCultureShock. This issue is out next week.
Ausiello says Drive cancelled. Ausiello says Fox just cancelled Drive and that House reruns will take over the time slot. Also mentions a possibility of running the two unaired eps in May. And there's confirmation of the show's cancellation over at Variety. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy Zone Updated. New updates from Scott Allie. More on the contest winners, where Season 8 is at, how #2 is selling, the cover for #6(amazing!) and much more!

April 25

iF Magazine Reports on the Pasadena Once More With Feeling Screening. Writer T. K. Dehn has written up his report on the recent Once More With Feeling/Smile Time screening that took place this past Friday in Pasadena. More...
Brian Lynch's Angel comics poll. Brian Lynch, co-author of the upcoming Angel season 6 comics from IDW, has posted a poll at the IDW publishing boards that he would like answered. More...
End of an era - official Buffy and Angel magazine to bow out next month. Dreamwatch SciFI reports that "the last issue of the magazine is a special 100-page edition with a commemorative wraparound cover and a farewell message from Buffy and Angel creator Joss Whedon". More...
Whedonopolis talks with Doug Jones and covers James Marsters Sunday Q&A. The main link goes to the Doug Jones interview they did at the Creation Grand Slam. Then they went on to cover part of James Marsters Sunday Q&A.
Read the first four 'Drive' scripts. TimMinear.net has the final shooting scripts for the first four episodes. So get a cup of coffee and enjoy some Tim Minear goodness.
A Joss-loving week in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Film Festival kicks off this weekend and features a slew of Whedon-related screenings, including Serenity,the Browncoats documentary Done The Impossible, and the Firefly parody Mosquito. Then there's a Buffy Sing-a-Long, and the new Nathan Fillion film Waitress. Whew!

April 24

Andy Hallett signs up for the London Film and Comic Con. It's held in Earls Court on Sept 8-9, 2007.
David Goyer Interview Mentions Joss. Though the mention is brief it brings up big questions. More...
Vote Serenity for "Best Sci-Fi Ship". Slashdot's weekly poll asks the age old question. More...
Serenity LA event site is now live. Guests and ticket prices announced. Also Creation has just announced their own Firefly event for Oct 27-28, 2007 in Burbank. More...
Buffy fans sing for charity. A recent screening of 'Once More With Feeling' in Pasenda, CA raised $3,500 for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation. And according to Sci Fi Wire, guests at the event included David Fury, Ben Edlund, James C. Leary and Camden Toy.
BtVS Limited Edition Print Signed by Joss and Jo Chen. - Supplies are extremely limited. It would be beautiful framed, would it not? (I will be looking for loose change in my couch to see if I can start scraping the amount together). TFAW is also offering the same print signed by Jo Chen only at Jo Chen Signed Print.
Beck in the Dark. Last month WaldenMedia announced that Buffy scoremeister Christophe Beck will be creating the music for the fantasy film "The Dark is Rising". More...
Marti Noxon to Run "Grey's Anatomy" Spin-off. The announcement is in the third paragraph. More...
The Importance of Being Buffy. SyFy Portal pays tribute to Buffy and Joss's work in general.
Under Starter's Orders: Drive's Tim Minear. Tim talks Drive in an interview with Creative Screenwriting magazine.
Buffy academic conference in Istanbul. "BUFFY HEREAFTER: From the Whedonverse to the Whedonesque".

April 23

David Boreanaz to guest star Off-Broadway in "Stories Left to Tell". The guest stars for Off-Broadway hit "Spalding Gray: Stories Left to Tell" switch out weekly or so; David Boreanaz will be joining May 22-27. More...
Whedon discusses everything. Nice little interview with Wizard where the master touches on almost everything, from X-Men, Wonder Woman, Goners, The Office, even Battlestar Galactica.
Want to ask Nathan Fillion a question? SFX magazine is looking for fan questions to ask Nathan for a feature in an upcoming issue.
Just which is the rockingest fan community? Sci Fi Wire asks the question and gives us the Buffyverse fans and Firefly fans as options. Both groups would probably wonder who in this day and age uses the term "rockingest". More...
Vote for Gina Torres as a Bond Girl in yet another pointless poll. Entertainment Weekly's website has a poll that includes Gina Torres in its list of choices for the next Bond movie. More...
Drive: Does the Race Exist? The Bobby Truax Show (4/13/2007) and (4/18/2007). Host Bobby Truax invites guests to talk about the rumors of The Race. We've all heard about it, but does it exist? More...
Video Interview With Jeiho Lee, the Director/Co-writer of The Air I Breathe. It features some great behind the scenes footage of SMG filming.

April 22

One Thing or Your Mother. Amazon has listed a new Buffy novel by Kirsten Beyer that's available for pre-order. Due out New Years. More...
Marsters' Little Dog *Not* Laughing now. Due to a last minute financial issues the play that James Marsters was set to star in this summer in San Francisco has been canceled. More...
Exercise the Firefly way. A newspaper columnist picks the Firefly DVD as one of those shows that you can workout to. More...

April 21

Experience Doug Jones at his official website. This gentleman's website is as quirky as the man himself, and includes some great photos of him without all the make-up.
(SPOILER) TV Guide podcast crew talk about Drive and what the future might bring for it. More...
Trailer for Alan Tudyk's new movie 'Death at a Funeral'. It looks really good. This should be out in the States on June 29th. More...
Jane Espenson, Doug Petrie and The Batman. Part one of the fourth season Batman finale (written by the two Buffy writers) airs April 28th on Kid's WB! at 10.30am.

April 20

'Firefly: The Official Companion Vol. Two' availability update. Titan Books dropped a line to say that the second volume "has now started shipping from our US distributors, and will be hitting our UK warehouse next week, so Amazon orders should be with people shortly, and the book will be in bookstores in the next couple of weeks". More...
Morena Baccarin at the Calgary Comic Expo. Morena will be guesting on April 29th. More...
The Sunnydale Class of 1999: Where Are They Now? Now that Season 8 is here, we know where some of the Scoobies ended up - but what about their classmates? More...
Two Buffy alums grace Thursday's Ugly Betty. Bailey Chase (Riley's friend Graham) reprises his role as Becks, and Ivana Milicevic (Sam, Riley's wife) makes an appearance as model Lena. More...
Arizona Daily Star writes about Buffy Singalongs. Come the fall, Jeff Yanc (Loft program director) is hoping to land a top-secret former "Buffy" actor to appear as a special guest. More...

April 19

(SPOILER) Interview with Ronald D. Moore. Spoilers for Battlestar Galactica, toward the end it briefly mentions Joss and Buffy the Vampire Slayer living on in comics. More...
2007 Eisner Nominees. While the entire Astonishing X-Men team has been nominated (and won!) in the past, John Cassaday is the sole creator up for the award this year for "Best Cover Artist." More...
Inkworks reveals details for Buffy's 10th Anniversary Trading Card Set. This 90-card plus special card set will be released in July 2007. More...
James Marsters Grand Slam coverage. The folks over at Whedonopolis have detailed coverage of James Marsters' appearance at the Grand Slam convention, including a transcript of the Saturday Q&A, the Behind the Music concert, and a photo gallery.
(SPOILER) In praise of How I Met Your Mother. Mark Lotto at the New York Observer brands Alyson Hannigan's current project as The Best Show on Television You Arenít Watching, calling it the "funniest, most touching sitcom in years." More...

April 18

Fray gets a boost. Quick mention of Fray's miniseries again in demand.
Glory gets on the boat. Organizers of the Browncoat Cruise announce that Clare Kramer (of Buffy season five) has signed on as a guest: "Clare is a true Browncoat. Among other kindnesses, she opened her Hollywood restaurant La Cantina three weeks early, just to give the Backup Bash Browncoats a place to call home for an unforgettable evening with the cast." More...
Bid for pink boxing gloves signed by Nathan Fillion. It's all part of an effort to raise funds to help fight breast cancer. You can also bid for pics signed by the likes of Tony Head and Clare Kramer. More...
A Conversation with Joss Whedon '87: Things and Stuff. Those lucky Wesleyan graduands and alum get to go a seminar by Joss in May. He'll be talking "about his career, thoughts on education and work, his life at Wesleyan and future plans, plus anything else the audience wants to ask". More...
The official movie poster for SMG's new movie "The Air I Breathe". The movie stars Forrest Whitaker, who just got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Andy Garcia, Kevin Bacon, and Brendan Fraser, and revolves around the ancient Chinese Proverb which speaks of the four cornerstones of life--happiness, pleasure, sorrow, and love. More...
A werewolf and The Groosalugg in Grimsby. Jenny Mollen and Mark Lutz will be attending a one day Slayerfest event at the Caxton Theatre in Grimsby on May 15th.
Serenity Flying in Austria. A Can't Stop the Serenity screening in Graz, Austria on June 22. More...
(SPOILER) TV Squad Reviews Drive. The article gives it a 5 out of 7 and writes that it's too soon to worry about the ratings.

April 17

(SPOILER) Marvel products shipping July. Comic Book Resources has solicitations for comic books and merchandise coming from Marvel this July. Apparently, Runaways takes some time off but Astonishing X-Men #22 makes an appearance.
(SPOILER) Spike: Shadow Puppets #2 Solicitation. Part of IDW's solicitations for July. More...
Virginia Tech tragedy postpones this week's 'Bones' episode. Remember when the Columbine shooting postponed not only the 'Earshot' episode from Buffy, but the second half of 'Graduation Day'? Fox is postponing this week's episode of 'Bones', 'Player Under Pressure', because of the story about a murder of a college basketball player. No word on when it will air.
Amazon's deal of the day - The Chosen Boxset for 99 dollars. That's like 69 cents per Buffy episode. ETA: Boxset now sold out. More...
James Marsters April Q and A is now online. This month he talks about books, Shakespeare, character wardrobe, and interesting people.
The Guardian's Cable Girl bemoans WW's loss of Joss.
Buffy #1 shipped around 110,000 copies in March. ICv2 provides those estimated North American direct market sales figures. More...
"Drive" Episodes Now Playing on MySpace. Fox has made the first two eps of Drive (which aired on Sunday as the two-hour premiere) available on a MySpace page (USA only). The first two episodes can also be purchased at Direct2Drive. More...
(SPOILER) 'Drive'-ing, Joss-ing, and Whedon-ing. A Whedonist discusses Drive (yay!), Fox TV executives (boo!), and the various exciting ways that Joss kills off characters we love (sigh!). Includes a Drive fan-fic challenge!
Another Coup for Wolfram & Hart Casting Department. Sarah Thompson (Angel's "Eve") guest-starred in Without A Trace last night in an episode entitled "Crash and Burn." More...

April 16

Drive launch event ratings. "The premiere of "Drive" drew only a 3.7/6 for FOX". Which is not good. More...
Chief Seattle "Angel" - indepth character analysis. Fascinating character analysis of Angel. Website also includes in-depth reviews of every episode and every season.
Doug Jones stars in the remake of 'The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari'. The tallest of the creepy Gentlemen from Hush, stars in this cutting edge indie re-make of the German silent film, using the original sets from the 1919 film. Comes out on DVD in June.
L.A. Times Sunday Calendar Talks with Nathan Fillion. Cappy talks about visiting the set of "The Office," acting against a blue screen, and answers the question "Joss Whedon - madman or genius?" More...

April 15

(SPOILER) Tonight on Fox - the two hour premiere of 'Drive'. Herc at Ain't Cool News calls Tim Minear's new show "Fox's Best New Series In Years". Drive airs at 8/7c. More...
An interview with Summer Glau. Sweet Q&A over at one of her fansites.
Pics of James Marsters at the 'Grand Slam: The Sci-Fi Summit ' which was held this weekend in Burbank, CA. And click here for some more pics of James from that event. More...
Drive promo article at the MSN TV Guide Canada site. A nice piece on Drive and includes a reference to Firefly.
Firefly vs. Gandalf vs. Owning a really huge Bag of Holding vs.... After winning the first poll, Firefly is up against a variety of nerdly options in this elimination round on the LiveJournal community created to determine the best thing ever.

April 14

Man from Earth film co-stars 3 former verse guest. John Billingsly (Dr Royce - Angel), Tony Todd (Vyasa - Angel), and Richard Riehle (Merrick - Buffy) star in a small indie film about a college professor who reveals he is immortal to fellow colleagues. More...
Hot Books for Summer. "Will the Vampire People Please Leave the Lobby?" by Whedonesque's own Allyson Beatrice makes the Publisher's Weekly list of recommended summer reading (available in August from Sourcebooks).
International Sarah Michelle Gellar Day! Today we celebrate the 30th anniversary of Sarah Michelle's arrival on our planet, which is certainly the better for it. More...
Dark Horse contest runner up entries posted. The essays from four of the runners up in the "How Buffy Changed My Life" contest are up on Dark Horse's MySpace blog. Very touching stories all :) In addition, non-winning entries are being shared on this dedicated blog.

April 13

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 8 #3 Variant Cover. TFAW has the variant cover for the 3rd issue up. Under 'More images'. Also the final cover art for the regular cover.
(SPOILER) Inside "Drive" on Howstuffworks. An informative article about the green screen effects for "Drive" (Spoiler tagged only because of general plot and character descriptions). More...
Six endings worth emulating. "Television isn't always clumsy about closings. USA TODAY spotlights six particularly fond farewells". Buffy the Vampire Slayer's finale makes this very short list! More...
Done the Impossible making the film festival rounds. DTI will be showing at multiple film festivals over the next couple months, including Sci-Fi London. More...
Buffy #1 storms the charts for March. The first issue came in at number 9 on Diamond's Direct Market Sales Charts for the previous month. More...
Writers, Directors Fear 'Sci-Fi' Label Like an Attack from Mars. Serenity gets a mention at the end of this article about how, if you want to sell fiction, it better not be called "Sci-Fi". More...
James Marsters returns to the stage. He will appear in the San Francisco production of The Little Dog Laughed in a limited engagement starting June 13 and running through September 9.
Sideshow Collectibles releases Lounge Lorne today. Sideshow's (rumored) last release of the Buffy/Angel 12" dolls is available today. More...
"Veronica Mars" emerges victorious from E!'s Save One Show. For the first time ever not one but two shows get SOS love and "Veronica Mars" is one of them.
An After Ellen blogger's top 10 Buffy episodes. An interesting list with some obvious ones and some less so.
(SPOILER) Drive Time! Tim Minear chats to TV Guide. And more Minear goodness can be found in a new interview over at iF Magazine. There's also a huge cast interview (which includes a chat with Nathan) at IGN.com. Want to read what tv critics think of Drive? Then check out the Variety and The Hollywood Reporter reviews. More...
(SPOILER) USA Today gives "Drive" premiere three stars. Robert Bianco gives a preview of the show coming up Sunday with a two-hour episode, followed by Monday showings before "24" on Fox. Bianco is interested in the concept. However, he hopes the show will explain some of its secrets as it goes along. More...
Serenity Blue Sun Baby Tee at Stylinonline. Count em--24 styles. Something to go with your Official Serenity Lunchbox from Dark Horse.
What makes Buffy a gay icon? After Elton asks the question.
Radio interview with James Marsters. Link goes to the XML podcast feed of the Canadian radio station which interviewed James and Shadow Puppets producer and Saskatchewan native Bob Crowe. Direct link to the mp3 is here. More...

April 12

OMWF Sing Along in Boston. You can buy tickets for a OMWF sing-along at Boston's Coolidge Corner Theatre. More...
Hear ye all Browncoats, the Bedlam Bards announce 2007 Shindig Tour. If you have ever seen these guys in concert, you know how much fun this show is. And their support of local charities in each city is just awesome. Check to see if they are coming to your city.
(SPOILER) First 4 minutes of Drive on Yahoo TV. Watch the introduction to Tim Minear and Nathan Fillion's Drive. If you want to. More...
(SPOILER) Watching the first hour of Drive with Nathan Fillion....(sort of). Mokibobolink on livejournal attends a Browncoat only preview screening of the new Fox tv show Drive. No, no spoilers. You'll get it when you read it. Edited to add: No spoilers in the linked article, but there are now spoilers in the comments.
Happy Birthday Nicholas Brendon!! Wishing a very happy 36th birthday to our sweet, one-eyed, glorified bricklayer!
(SPOILER) SMG talks about her role in TMNT. This featurette includes several nice clips of Sarah herself (also Patrick Stewart and Laurence Fishburne). More...
Got Twitter? Add Drive to your friends. Director Greg Yaitanes will Twitter live director's commentary starting Sunday 8/7c. More...

April 11

AICN Comics' review of Runaways #25. Scroll down the page a bit to learn what AICN comic specialist Humphrey Lee thinks of Whedon's debut on Runaways.
TV Squad reviews Buffy #2. "This issue gets right down to the things that made the TV series so great." More...
The "March" Issue of Slayage is up. There are four new articles -one translated from the Italian. The one on "The Wish" is particularly fun, I think. More...
Who's the Strongest Woman Character? Vote Now: Fave Female TV Action Star. More...

April 10

Common Rotation. Trailer for the Documentary: How To Lose. "A clip from the documentary film "How To Lose" by Peter Stass and Matt McCardle following the folk outfit Common Rotation as they embark on a world wide living room tour". More...
13 Shows That Should Never Have Been Cancelled. Firefly is included in the list. More...
NBC cancels 'Andy Barker, P.I.'. Jane Espenson was a co-executive producer and writer for the show.
Lego and Buffy - what could be better? Not necessarily new but I didn't see these links in the archive. More...
Nathan's Outing Riley at Miami Gay/Lesbian Film Fest. No, not Riley Finn. Nathan plays the very funny brother of a very non-stereotypical gay guy. More...
Nathan Fillion's Waitress at Indianapolis International Film Festival. Fox Searchlight is offering two showings of the film on May 2nd and 3rd. More...

April 09

'Weekend of Whedon' coming together in Portland, OR? It just keeps getting more Whedonesque in PDX -- and it keeps getting more Whedonesque on the exact same weekend ... More...
New Georges Jeanty interview. A new interview with Georges Jeanty on how he got into comics and what it's like working on Buffy Season 8 with Joss. Some cool new information. More...
3 ft. Serenity Paper Model on Ebay. Looks very cool. The seller explains on FFF.net that he "figured it was time for someone else to enjoy it." More...
Serialized Dramas Hope to Reheat Genre. Hollywood Reporter has a little write up about the troubles that Drive (and Traveler) had to face before getting to the air, and what they face when they do get to air. "To maximize the effect, the plot in the pilot was condensed, and several roles, includsing the lead, were tweaked and recast." More...
Happy Birthday Emma Caulfield! Our favorite outspoken ex-demon turns 34 today! More...

April 08

"The Physics of the Buffyverse" are discussed on NPR. Liane Hansen discusses the scientific facts behind the fiction with author Jennifer Ouellette in a segment of NPR's Weekend Edition. More...
Firefly DVD Box Set $19.99 at Best Buy. A good price to buy one for the uninitiated in your life.
"So he's vaguely aware of Buffy". Author Jim Butcher on whether Harry Dresden knows anything about Buffy the Vampire Slayer. There's also discussion about Buffy and Spike's influence on Jim's books and how James Marsters came to read 'The Dresden Files' audiobooks.

April 07

(SPOILER) New Joe Fridays 42. Includes a question concerning the usage of Kingpin by Joss in Runaways.
Unstoppable Green Screen Technology. The New York Times hearts the special effects in Drive. (Registration required.)
Blueprints on sale at QMx now. The Official Serenity blueprints are now on sale at QMx. Can't build your own Firefly without the plans... More...
CustomCon 16 includes two sets of customised Buffy and Angel action figures on Friday, Stakey's featuring Buffy season four and Sasha's featuring "sacrifice" moments from both series.

April 06

(SPOILER) Silver Bullet Comics reviews Buffy #2. "All of the characters are handled with the same deftness that made the show worth watching". More...
"The 4400" Season 3 DVDs to be released on May 8th. Summer Glau makes a repeat appearance in 3 episodes as Tess Doerner. More...
TFAW gets, sells out of Firefly Visual Companion Vol. 2. It's a case of blink-and-you-missed-it, but they're ordering more now. More...
See Nathan in Waitress before anyone else!! Fox Searchlight is showing special screenings of "Waitress" in select markets before the film opens on May 25th. More...
Want to see Drive first? Check the website for your evite, send the email and head over to Universal City in LA for a special advanced screening of Drive from FOX and the Socal Browncoats. Also, Nathan has a natter about the pilot with a clip at The TV Addict. More...
Mr. Universe Will Write a Movie. David Krumholtz will write and star in "Attorneys at Raw," about lawyers who decide to become rappers. He'll also co-star with Jenna Fischer (of "Slither" and "The Office") in "Walk Hard," a spoof of movie biographies of musicians. More...
"Southland Tales" news! Finally an update on SMG's new flick! An update on Sarah Michelle Gellar's highly anticipated movie! Its almost done, people!!
David Boreanaz blogs about Hockey. David has a blog on the NHL fan site.
Dark Horse info for July. As we learned in Buffy issue 2's letters page, it's an off-month for Season Eight. But there's Buffy Omnibus vol.2 coming out as well as a very exciting Serenity item.

April 05

(SPOILER) The Making of Buffy Season 8 #3. On Dark Horse's website, there is a Making Of for #3. Script, Pencils, Inks, Coloring, Lettering, and HEY! 6 pages of #3 out already! Flash Required (if it doesn't appear, right click on the image and then click play). More...
Krypton Fan speaks to Morena Baccarin. Nice chat which covers Firefly, Serenity, Justice League and those Wonder Woman rumours. Her upcoming roles get mentioned as well. Download the podcast (49.9 mb) or listen to it in streaming format. More...
The Bronze is the #3 greatest TV drinkery! Caritas from Angel also makes TV Squad's list at #8.
TV Guide interview with The Office's Rashida Jones. There's a short mention of an interaction she had with Joss during the filming of "Business School." More...
(SPOILER) Herc's Seen Buffy 8.2! AICN's Hercules gives a page-by-page review of Issue 2 of Buffy Season 8 (AICN is having technical issues at the moment so link not working). Couldn't get a hold of it at your comic book shop? Comic Book Resources has an eleven page preview of issue 2.

April 04

Keep the Fringe Flyin drive resulted in $3400 donated to Fringe Theatre Adventures. From the website "This drive is a reflection of our shared appreciation and admiration of Nathan Fillion and his work, of the Edmonton community, and of the nurturing environment the Fringe Theatre provides for artists and audiences alike. We are especially honored to present this donation on behalf of Nathan Fillion's fans in celebration of his birthday!" More...
Dark Horse Buffy contest winner announced. Dark Horse posts the winning "How Buffy Changed My Life" essay on their MySpace blog. More...
(SPOILER) Danny Boyle praises Joss in this interview about his new sci-fi film 'Sunshine'. More...
Tony Head poll on Live Journal. Tony Head is the featured actor today over at Live Journal's 'thedailyactor' community!
TV shows we wish could come back from the dead. Kelly Woo over at TV Squad going through the stages of grief with the realization that there will never be another episode or movie of a certain cowboy space show.
An interview with Alan Tudyk. A great read which covers his new play 'Prelude To A Kiss' and also Dodgeball, Spamalot and Firefly.
(SPOILER) Review of Runaways #25. IGN's very positive review of Joss's first issue of Runaways. There's also a thumbs up over at Newsarama. More...
Sales of Serenity in the UK receive boost from SFX poll. The magazine's website reports "before news of our poll broke like a tsunami upon a flabbergasted nation, Serenity was a humble 144th on Amazon's DVD chart. Twenty-four hours later, it had leapt to 15th place, with an 860% increase in sales". More...
Waitress at Hawaii International Film Festival this month. Whoo-hoo! Guess there are lots of Browncoats in Hawaii after all. More...
Amber and Ol' One-Eye. Amber Benson is currently filming a "comedy-horror" called ONE-EYED MONSTER, and there are a couple of Jossverse connections. More...
Because he is prettier, Rafael 'Fanty' Feldman becomes animated. This trailer is for a animated series he created with his fiancee, they are looking for a development deal for the series. His brother, Yan, joins him voicing some of the characters. **Adult Content** may not be suitable for work. More...
Angel Scriptbook Vol 2 out this week. It contains the shooting scripts for "Smile Time", "Not Fade Away", "I Will Remember You", "You're Welcome", "Conviction" and "In The Dark". So in all, tomorrow's a very good day for fans going to their local comic book shop. More...
(SPOILER) Talkin' Runaways with Michael Ryan on Newsarama. Just as the title says, with more new (I believe) preview pages of tomorrow's #25.

April 03

(SPOILER) Preview for Buffy #2. If you didn't already know, this issue is out tomorrow.
Is Serenity better than Star Wars? Referring to the result of the recent SFX poll, Peter Bradshaw film critic of The Guardian, asks the question and finally gives the wrong answer.
Drive Cast to Pump Free Gas at Century City Gas Station. The Mayor of Television is reporting that the cast of Drive will be promoting the show by pumping free gas this Thursday from 9-11 a.m. at the station at 10389 Santa Monica Blvd. (corner of Beverly Glen) in Century City. This report has been confirmed in a telephone conversation with Ishraq, the manager of the gas station.
A is for Angel. B is for Buffy. Joss gives Wizard Entertainment the ABC of his career (spoilerish for Runaways).

April 02

(SPOILER) Preview for Runaways #25 (now with extra pages). Joss' first issue comes out this week. So while you wait till you can get a hold of it, cast your eyes over the two new preview pages that have turned up. And there's a very positive review of the issue over at Fractal Matter.
Slay it Again. A Guardian newspaper article about Buffy Season 8. More...
Danny Strong writes 'Recount' screenplay for HBO. Good for him. Sydney Pollack will direct the film. More...
Whedon's plan for Star Wars. There's probably a bit too much Sheldon lately, but I can't help posting this one. More...
'Serenity' beats 'Star Wars' in SFX poll for best scifi movie ever. Remember back on March 12, when it was posted that there was an SFX poll on the best scifi movie ever? These are the results. The BBC also covers the results and has a poll in a similar vein. More...
Cheney to Join Wolfram & Hart. TeeVee.org has a fantastic April Fool's "news story" about Wolfram & Hart's newest CEO.
Love, Land Taken; Sky Next. Teevee.org relates the plight of one Joe Sweden, owner of Blue Sun Grill. Remember what day it is.

April 01

(SPOILER) "Buffy's translation to pen and ink is an ab-fab success". An overview of the first two issues of Buffy season 8. More...
Jewel Staite's former series 'Da Vinci's Inquest' Season 1 DVD (R1) reviewed. Her character is described as, "Dominic's daughter, Gabriella, a teenager flitting between living with her mother and father, often challenges Dominic's role as a father."



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