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February 01

Minneapolis, MN Ground Hog Day Serenity Midnight Screening. Celebrate Ground Hog Day with Serenity. More...
ABC Australia blogs about Serenity. This is a cute little article. Nothing we don't already know, but it's nice to see the 'verse love continuing here in Australia.
Beautiful 'noir' photoshoot of David Boreanaz and his wife. David and Jaime doing a little modeling ... Nice little article too.
Julie Benz on the Adam Carolla Show. Darla herself was on the Adam Carolla Show the morning of 1/31 discussing her role in the new Rambo movie. The interview is also available of iTunes through the Adam Carolla podcast.
Cash for the Crew update - own fandom history. "We've added some new items to the raffle. We've also extended our deadline by one day. So if you've decided that you really want that copy of the Save FF ad, signed by Joss, you've got until 11:59 PM tomorrow". You know you want to.
Wizard Magazine #197 Features a Joss Q & A. There isn't a version of it online as of yet, but the magazine is on the stands now. Joss discusses his runs on Runaways and Astonishing X-Men which are both scheduled to drop the same day. Also (PIE SPOILERS!!!), his favorite pie (strawberry rhubarb) is discussed. You have been warned. More...
Summer Glau talks about that Joss Whedon dance project. She told reporters at a press conference this morning, "it's something that we're working on as much as we can". And SyFy Portal has tidbits from her about how the Firefly cast "would all come back if we got the opportunity".
Halfrek is pregnant! Kali Rocha said that she was pregnant yesterday.

January 31

Could it be...Cloverfield 2? Merrick at AintItCool.com quotes Variety in confirming earlier speculation that negotiations for a Cloverfield sequel have begun. Paging Ultimate Drew...return to the demolition derby... More...
(SPOILER) Sarah Michelle Gellar is afraid of Andy Garcia. SMG talks about how intense Garcia got in his performance in "The Air I Breathe".

January 30

Congratulations to Jenny Mollen on her engagement. Our favorite female werewolf is engaged to American Pie star Jason Biggs. More...
(SPOILER) TFAW.com reveals Angel Issue 6's full cover! Retailer lists the full cover for After the Fall, Issue 6. The first in the "First Night" mini-series. Check out the revealed character!
D.B. Woodside to play Martin Luther King, Jr., in off-Broadway play. He'll be in "The Conscientious Objector" from March 4 through April 19.
io9's list of the best gorram cursing in science fiction. Yup, Firefly got a nod.
James Marsters on Fame, Family and Life After 40. He talks with TV Guide about Smallville and Torchwood.
BuffyWorld - now with shooting scripts! Interested in reading what "Conversations With Dead People" would have been like, had Tara appeared? All 144 Buffy shooting scripts are now available on BuffyWorld. More...
Reuters gives high marks to Eliza Dushku's movie, "Bottle Shock". The reviewer calls it a "'Rocky' for wine aficionados", and praises Eliza's performance as a bartender who helps a Napa winery make its mark in the world wine scene by winning a competition against top French wines in 1976. The movie had its premiere recently at Sundance.
Slightly more info on Buffy Reunion event. AICN reports that the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reunion portion of this year's Paleyfest (previously discussed here) will be March 20 (with the Chuck event on March 18, and the Mad Men event on March 27). Also mentions the plan for ticket prices and availability. More...
Buffy, Angel, Firefly make Starpulse's fantasy Tuesday lineup. "Imagine this: through some temporal anomaly, rift in the space time continuum, or other such unique phenomenon, we are transported to an alternate reality. This new world is strikingly similar to our own, with one major exception. The television industry."

January 29

Firefly makes Woot's list of dangerous topics. Under "14 Lists That Made Our Boss Too Nervous To Publish," along with such dangerous statements as "9 CIA Employees Whose Names The White House Never Leaked" and "8 U.S. Nuclear Sites With Shockingly Insufficient Security" is "3,269 Reasons Firefly Is The Worst Show Ever Made."
Nexus Awards 2007! The Comics Nexus presents this year's awards, fittingly giving more than two of them to Joss! More...
Marsters: Captain John 'is like Spike'. "James Marsters has admitted that his Torchwood character Captain John is similar to the role he played on Buffy The Vampire Slayer".
Psych 101 of the Whedonverse. An indepth City of Angel review of the recently released book "The Psychology of Joss Whedon".
The Nexus reviews Astonishing X-Men #24. The issue will be, to quote Mark Stoddard, 'the penultimate issue of this stellar run'. More...
(SPOILER) BtVS #12 rumors from Lying in the Gutters. According to comics gossip columnnist Rich Johnston, something major is going to happen in issue #12 and retailers have been urged to order extra copies. More...
David Greenwalt's "Profit" coming To Chiller TV in February. Before David Greenwalt created a vampire with a soul, he created a lawyer with no soul called "Profit". This short-lived series from Fox, starring Adrian Pasdar, will be shown on Chiller TV on February 18th with the first three episodes. The rest of the series, including four that were not shown, will air on an undetermined date. More...

January 28

Christina Hendricks Chats about her Golden Globe win for "Mad Men". Christina Hendricks (our favorite Mrs. Reynolds) talks to Michael Ausiello on the SAG red carpet. (Her video is under "More Ausiello Highlights")
"What to watch on DVD". The Chicago Tribune weighs in on what to watch while the Strike's going on. There are a lot of Browncoats making themselves known in the Windy City. This evidently includes the Author of the Article. :)
French New Wave founding father loves "Firefly". Chris Marker, filmmaker of La Jetee (best known as the inspiration for 12 Monkeys), says in an interview in the Le Jetee/Sans Soleil Criterion booklet that American shows like "Firefly" are the only fictional cinema he likes anymore. More...
Popular Mechanics compares all the Terminators, including Cameron. Popular Mechanics compares all of the Terminators in the movie/TV franchise, from Arnold Schwartzenegger to Summer Glau. According to the editors, the Cameron Phillips model seems to be very impressive.
Top 20 Geek Movies Of All Time. Guess what movie came in at number 5. The "Little Ship That Could"! More...
A Year in the Back of the Catalog. A look at the top-sellers of the smaller comic book companies. Guess which single issue was the best seller of 2007? Hint: it happened in November. More...

January 27

Orlando FX Convention reports for Whedonverse actors are trickling in. Folks who are attending the FX Convention in Orlando this weekend are already reporting on encounters with Captain Caleb and One-Eyed Nick and it sounds like it's a good time. More links to come in the comments.
Sarah Michelle Gellar the expectation slayer. SMG gets the full page treatment in the "Now" section of the Sunday NY Daily News. Looks like she's still heading off to Africa soon with CARE. More...
From buff to 'Buffy'. Tagline: Girls with guns and goofy geeks are teaming up to redefine the action hero. More...
Michael Muhney wants to be the next Doll. In the second paragraph of a recent posting, the former Veronica Mars star states that he wishes to work with Joss in Dollhouse. More...
Whedonverse actors have a 'striking' take on the current situation in Hollywood. Three veteran 'verse actors, Camden Toy - Gentleman/Gnarl/Ubervamp on "Buffy" and Prince of Lies on "Angel; Bonita Friedericy - Cordelia's dress shop boss on "Buffy" and Jasmine's assistant Patience on "Angel"; and John Billingsley - werewolf expert Dr. Royce on "Angel" (and also Dr. Phlox on "Star Trek: Enterprise"), show us some entertainingly simple solutions to the WGA strike.

January 26

Mad Men Writers Back in Business. Lionsgate and the WGA have reached an interim deal which allows the writers for AMC's "Mad Men" and Showtime's "Weeds" to go back to work. More...
Remember the Serenity Lunchbox? The Serenity Lunchbox is now being pre-ordered at PowerStar. I remember some discussion of the lunchbox being preordered and then pulled off certain websites, but got this this morning, so if anybody is interested - here it is.
Summer Glau appearing at Wizard World LA! She'll be appearing there on March 15th.
Marti Noxon on the Writers' Strike. Writer and producer extraordinaire Marti Noxon briefs NPR listeners on some of the many ripple effects of the ongoing strike. More...
Blind Items Revealed... I usually hate reading these things, but this posted blind item was just too nice not to post about.
Toy Story films get 3D makeover. Disney's bringing Toy Story back to theaters next year as a 3D movie, kind of like last year's revival of The Nightmare Before Christmas. The sequel is coming out in 2010.
Julie Benz - Cornering the vigilante heroine market. Globe & Mail Interview for Rambo.
"Bones" has new cable home starting next week. Now you can see David Boreanaz day and night. Aside from early morning repeats of "Angel", TNT will be showing "Bones" starting with the first episode next Tuesday. It will be shown five days a week starting next year.

January 25

(SPOILER) Covers to "Angel- After the Fall #6: First Night". Chris Ryall posts two covers for the "First Night" comics on his blog. More...
(SPOILER) James Marsters chats to TV Guide about Torchwood and Buffy. And there's a new Radio Times interview with him as well. So double the reading pleasure. James makes his Torchwood debut on BBC America tomorrow night.
In the future, there will be robots. Joss Whedon talks artificial intelligence and lots more with the GeeksOn team for a full ninety minutes. Yes ninety minutes. It's one of the best podcasts you will ever listen to. More...
The Guild - Episode Six is out now! Felicia has released the sixth episode of her on going web series, The Guild!
Amber Benson audio interview with Trent. Trent of "Pink is the New Blog" interviews Amber (extensively). I guess what makes it especially nifty is that if you read his blog, he's a huge Buffy fan. Cute photo of 'em to boot! More...
See Christina Hendricks interviewed live in Hollywood, Friday 1/25. Christina is among the guests of "Talk Show: The Talk Show," tomorrow at 11pm at the iO West Theatre. All proceeds (tickets are $10) go to the Writers Guild Foundation Industry Support Fund, which benefits non-writers affected financially by the Writers Guild strike. More...
(SPOILER) Finished variant cover of Buffy Season 8: Issue 15. Georges Jeanty sent the finished version of the cover to Slayalive.com.

January 24

Remember the "Recast Buffy" challenge from Buzz Sugar? The results are in, and the choices for Willow, Spike and Giles are very interesting. Angel, though, not so much.
(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #24 review. IGN's VERY positive review of Astonishing X-Men #24. The word "classic" is used quite freely.
Sydney White out on DVD. For those who missed it in the theaters, this play on Snow White with Danny Strong as the "Grumpy" character came out on DVD Tuesday.
Ships Of The Line. An intriguing piece on IGN.com about Sci/Fi Spacecraft. There's a voting poll on page 3. Cast your vote for the Shiniest Ship in the 'Verse. -We're getting walloped by the Millenium Falcon, btw.
SMG talks about her role in "Possession". This movie is slated to open February 29th and also stars Pushing Daisies' Lee Pace.
TNT picks up J. August Richard's new show 'Raising The Bar'. The legal drama got an order for ten episodes.
Morena Baccarin - one of Sci-fi top 10 Hotties. What do you mean number 7, and where are the rest of the beautiful women from the Whedonverse? More...
Whedonverse Panel at FX International this Sunday. Nathan Fillion, Nicholas Brendon and Elisabeth Rohm will all be at FX International this weekend in Orlando, FL. More...
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch Answers More Questions About Angel: After The Fall. In a humorous and informative podcast from his Myspace page. More...
David Boreanaz plays hockey for charity. David played in a charity hockey game at the Sundance Film Festival.

January 23

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reunion at Paley Fest! "The Paley Center for Media (formerly The Museum of Television & Radio) today announced details of five more events scheduled for the twenty-fifth annual William S. Paley Television Festival... They are: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reunion, Chuck, Dancing with the Stars, Dirty Sexy Money, and Mad Men". More...
Julie Benz interview video on CW11 website. Julie talks about Rambo, Dexter and crushed ribs. More...
Buffy - Season 8 #1 is the 15th biggest-selling comic of 2007. Diamond's 2007 Year-End sales charts have been released, and Buffy's first six issues make Dark Horse's only appearances in the Top 100. More...
(SPOILER) Cover art for Astonishing X-Men #24. The final part of Joss' Unstoppable arc comes out today. The variant cover can be seen here. More...
Early DVD details, cover pic and release date for SMG's "Southland Tales". It will be released March 18th, 2008.
Fake Cloverfield MySpace Profiles. As part of the marketing for the film, MySpace accounts were created for each of the main characters. Something tells me Hud probably frequented Whedonesque... More...
Hollywood Beauty Sarah Michelle Gellar Strips Off to Reveal ... Her gorgeous skin in a new ad campaign for "the classic moisturiser, Vaseline." More...
Another chance to see James Marsters in England... Monday May 5th, 2008, if you happen to be in England, check out one of our sexy vampires (along with a bevy of other Scf-Fi stars) at Collectormania 13. More...
Drew Goddard: From Writing Buffy to Cloverfield to Buffy Again. Scott Allie updates the Buffy Zone editorial to discuss Cloverfield and Goddard's 4-issue upcoming arc on Buffy. Jeanty's beautiful cover to #15 shown. More...

January 22

Amy Acker guest stars on October Road. Last night's episode had Amy Acker as the "girl in the blue uniform". More...
Some lovely scripts signed by Tim Minear and Jane Espenson could be yours. The Cash for the Crew website has updated their Rewards section. So if you donate to the Motion Picture Television Fund, you have a chance to win signed Buffy, Angel, The Inside, Wonderfalls and Drive scripts. More...
SMG on Buffy as a movie. Saying the original movie didn't work because "the story was better told over a long arc", SMG goes on to say: "You show me a script; you show me that it works, and you show me that [the] audience can accept that, [and] I'd probably be there."
Slashdot.org is having a "Favorite Sci-Fi Future" poll - and Firefly is one of the choices. It's described as the "Interstellar Frontier" option, as opposed to the "CowboyNeal Oligarchy" of Geeks in Space, amongst others.
Ten Best Gay and Bisexual Science Fiction Characters. Andrew Wells is number ten on AfterElton's list. And check in to see Joss' explanation of that Andrew scene from "The Girl In Question."
Interview with Laurel Holloman. Afterellen.com's interview involves a question about LH's experience on Angel, and it turns out Jennifer Beals is a Whedon fan. More...

January 21

Summer Glau talks Terminator on Good Day LA. Summer's second interview with Good Day LA and her first time on set with them.
Whedonverse comic book chart positions for December. Buffy #9 took 12th place and Angel: After The Fall #2 came in at no. 52 (ETA: Estimated figures for how many copies got shipped are now available).
BuddyTV's Five Favorite TV Lesbians. Our favorite witchy duo ranks number one on this list. More...
Summer Glau talks about being a Terminator. She also mentions how she handles critical reviews, as well as what it's like to be one of "Joss' girls".
(SPOILER) Wizard Universe's Celebration of Astonishing X-Men #24. Wizard interviews X-Men editor Nick Lowe regarding the release of Astonishing X-Men #24. More...
Eliza Dushku at Sundance. Ms. Dushku guest blogs for EW from Sundance, and also tells EW staff that plans for Dollhouse are moving ahead.
Sarah Michelle Gellar on Letterman tonight. I just heard on Letterman that Sarah Michelle Gellar will be on the show tonight. More...
Serenity Trailer, fan-made in Halo 3. Really rather well done, and works remarkably well. More...
"Cloverfield" a monster hit after first weekend. The monster movie written by Drew Goddard pulled down $41 million in its first weekend, which is well above its $25 million budget. More...

January 20

Angel: After the Fall exclusive #5 cover. The BCC exclusive cover that features two very powerful women. More...
(SPOILER) Angel: After the Fall #6 solicitation is out. This is the beginning of the First Night issues. More...
Julie Benz survived camp Stallone - NY Daily News. "I was terrified, because someone had told me that if they think you smell good, they'll eat you!".
Eliza Dushku talks Dollhouse. She tells Cinema Blend about training for the show and the likelihood of a date for the premiere.
Operation Full Burn - a Browncoat fan campaign. Another fan effort to get Universal interested in a Serenity sequel.
Win a trip to meet Sarah Michelle Gellar. Contest to win a trip to NYC to meet a secret celebrity -who happens to be our own SMG. More...
Joss posts on UnitedHollywood (now confirmed). Joss lays it down re: how to proceed now that the DGA has settled.

January 19

Eliza hits Sundance. Various news photos of the lovely Ms. Dushku as she promotes her upcoming film "Bottle Shock". More...
Printed Objects in Space. Serenity made from a 3D printer. It's strangely hypnotic.
James Marsters to perform at San Diego Indie Music Fest. James will be performing a 45 minute concert at the San Diego Indie Music Fest on Saturday March 29, 2008 at 6 PM. More...
Happy Birthday, Buffy. According to fan research, Buffy's birthday falls between yesterday and the twentieth.

January 18

In Step With... Sarah Michelle Gellar - Parade Magazine. Sarah talks the end of Buffy, her "friendship" with Britney, the "name change," her Broadway dreams, and more. More...
Send in the Subs. USA Today's Robert Bianco makes in depth suggestions on what to watch during the writer's strike. More...
Who's in, who's out? Massive list of confirmed and cancelled deals. Looks like the various Whedony people with projects are still OK. No mention of Dollhouse, maybe because nothing has been signed yet?
Pics of Drew Goddard at the premiere of 'Cloverfield'. It's great to see Mutant Enemy writers doing so well. And in keeping with the Buffyverse connection, Michelle Trachtenberg was also at the premiere. A round up of reviews for the movie can be found over at Metacritic.
Denver, CO Serenity Midnight Screening Friday and Saturday. And June is coming fast! More...
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch opens the floor again for "Angel: After The Fall" questions. Big spoilers for anyone not caught up through ATF #3 in the questions that have already been asked. More...

January 17

Sarah Michelle Gellar reaffirms commitment to 'Alice'. SMG talks about "Alice" the twisted version of Alice in Wonderland she hopes to play. More...
James Marsters speaks to TV Guide about 'Dragonball'. "In the January 21-28, 2008 issue of TV Guide actor James Marsters (Spike, Buffy/Angel, Brainiac, Smallvile) spoke about his involvement in 'Dragonball', a live action adaptation of the Weekly Shonen JUMP title by Akira Toriyama (directed and written by James Wong)".
"He's very clever, Joss Whedon". David Tennant reveals his love for all things Firefly and Serenity in the latest issue of Doctor Who Magazine.
Two new photos from Redbelt. ComingSoon.net has two new exclusive photos from the set of Chiwetel Ejiofor's upcoming film Redbelt, written and directed by David Mamet. More...
Celebrate 'Y: The Last Man' with Brian K. Vaughan and Joss Whedon. To mark the last issue of Brian's epic saga, 'Y: The Last Party' will be held at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles on February 8th. Joss will be the keynote speaker at the event and all proceeds will go to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
Recast Buffy the Vampire Slayer. If you could reimagine the show with new actors, who would you choose?
Julie Benz on The Late Late Show. She'll be chatting with Craig Ferguson Thursday, 11:30 PM CST on the CBS television network.
Cleopatra 2525 (starring Gina Torres) high quality episodes free on Fancast. I'm not sure if this is solely for Comcast subscribers, though I believe that it's not. There is the occasional ad, but I thought it was interesting they have the episodes available at all! Buffy is also available, as well as How I Met Your Mother. More...
(SPOILER) Discussion for Angel: After the Fall #3. So we can all geek out over the fabulous new issue! More...
New look for James Marsters' official US website. Jamesmarsters.com has been revamped and relaunched. More...

January 16

(SPOILER) Trailer For Marc Blucas' Movie "Animals". Based on a horror novel by John Skipp, the movie also stars Nicki Aycox, who played Meg on "Supernatural" and Naveen Andrews from "Lost". More...
Joss Whedon, the face of the strike? Joss is pictured with a CNN story about late night TV during the strike.
Why We Write essay by Jane Espenson. Buffy alum, JE adds her essay to this web blog highlighting striking writers. She also gets commented on by fellow Battlestar Galactica writer Mark Verheiden over at his blog. More...
Science Goes Hollywood in Santa Monica. Physics of the Buffyverse author Jennifer Ouellette is giving a talk in Santa Monica on January 27th. She'll be one of three speakers discussing film and television's role in educating the public about science...for better or worse!
(SPOILER) Tonight on BBC Two - James Marsters guest stars in Torchwood. Auntie Beeb has been hyping this episode like nobody's business.
Dr. Tam in the hospital, for appendicitis. Zac Efron (Young Simon in "Safe") underwent an emergency appendectomy yesterday. Undergoing an emergency operation before you become a doctor yourself; does that seem right to you? More...
Terminator: TSCC pilot now available for free on iTunes. See Summer's butt-kicking first episode for free on your iPod. You can also get other episodes for $1.99. (Link goes to iTunes store - USA only). And Summer Glau is also on the cover of this week's TV Guide.
(SPOILER) Harry at AICN trumpets Cloverfield. This is the first Cloverfield review I found. It focuses on what the producer and director accomplished without mentioning the writer of this amazing film: Drew "Ultimate" Goddard! Hollywood Reporter also has some nice things to say about out Ultimate Drew. They even mention him by name! (thanks, impalergeneral!) More...
10 Most Moving Deaths. SyFy Portal gives us a list of their 10 most moving deaths. Joss claims half the slots, and rightfully so.
(SPOILER) Buffy #11 preview @ IGN. An early look at "A Beautiful Sunset", the stand-alone issue by Joss and Georges Jeanty, due on February 6th.
Our favorite operative is quite the Moor. The New Yorker raves about Chiwetel Ejiofor's "majestic" performance as Othello on the London stage: "(he) brings to the character a natural nobility and a decency that are a kind of poetic revelation." And that's for starters. More...
Chief Seattle has updated his Angel Character Sketches. His in-depth look into Angel the Series continues with Fred and Connor.
A Breakout Star Is Born according to Kristin. The resident TV insider for E! Entertainment and E! Online "grabbed some quality Q&A time with the lovely Miss Glau" as well. More...

January 15

(SPOILER) Serenity: Better Days #2 gets a release date. The second issue of the upcoming new Serenity miniseries will be released on April 9, 2008. More...
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch EXPOSED on Ain't It Cool News. Contains mild spoilers for upcoming Angel: After the Fall issues.
Summer Glau is IGN's "Babe of the Day" (again). This is at least the second time she's been "Babe of the Day" at IGN. Includes links to about 40 images.
Angel: After the Fall #3 shipping this week. Along with 3rd printing of #1 and 2nd printing of #2. More...
The Air I Breathe official site is now online. There's a trailer, pictures, synopsis and a list of venues where this film starring SMG is being shown. More...
Glau gives FOX a killing. The Sarah Connor Chronicles clocks up 18.3 million viewers, making it FOX's most watched premiere of a scripted show since Malcolm in the Middle launched in 2000. So it is possible to launch a show on FOX with proper marketing. More...
Shiny tribute to all nine of our "Big Damn Heroes". Possibly the most motivational video of... ever. All Firefly clips utilized line up rather precisely with the lyrics, too! More...

January 14

io9 talks to the newest Terminator. Short interview with Summer Glau about her new show with a tiny hint about an upcoming Joss project at the end of the conversation. The Futon Critic has an interview with her as well where she talks about the pilot, the writer's strike, and muses about how a Terminator thinks.
Christina Hendricks is underrated. Christina Hendricks (along with Elisabeth Moss, Maggie Smith Siff and January Jones) has made it onto zap2it's list of underrated people of 2007. More...
Julie Benz Talks Punisher:War Zone. Also talks a little about Rambo and Dexter.
Mad Men wins the Golden Globe for Best Drama Series. Woohoo! Congrats to (Whedon alumni) Vincent Kartheiser and Christina Hendricks.

January 13

Firefly back on the IMDb daily poll. The question this time is "Which of these movie/TV drugs do you think would be the most addictive?" Pax from "Serenity" makes the list, though it's attributed to the show.
Summer and ASH get rave reviews from TV Worth Watching. David Bianculli, TV critic for Fresh Air on NPR, says Summer Glau and Tony Head are the best reasons for watching TV this Sunday!
Creative Screenwriting covers the strike highlights. The website for the magazine, Creative Screenwriting, covers the major events from Dec.5 to Jan. 4th. Included are Mutant Enemy Day, delivering the pencils and the skywriting at the Rose Bowl, with credit given to BSG fans for the last event.

January 12

Vote for Julie Benz on Live Journal. If you have a LJ you can rate Julie Benz on "The Daily Actor" site.
James Marsters' UK concert date announced for May 2nd. He'll be performing at The Union Chapel Islington, London on May 2nd as part of his " Like A Waterfall" tour. More...
Buffy Season 8 'No Future for You' TPB available for pre-order. Dark Horse Comics has announced that the comic book "No Future For You TPB", slated for a June 4th release date, is now available for pre-order. More...
Will Jonathan Woodward "Save the World"? Playbill gives details, including a cast listing... that features Jonathan as Stagger. More...
(SPOILER) New dramedy for Tony! Tony stars as a rogue who is trying to live a quiet life, but his past won't let him. More...
TVSquad suggests 8 books about TV, including "Bite Me!", "The Long Way Home," and "After the Fall." Three of eight ain't bad. More...
Five TV Series That Were Cut Down Too Soon. nogoal4u from AfterEllen.com compiles her list of five TV shows ended before their time... you KNOW Firefly's always going to make that list, and here it comes in at #2.

January 11

White Noise The Light DVD giveaway by Horror-Movie.ca. Horror-Movie.ca is giving away a few copies of White Noise the Light. Only requirement is to register on their boards. New members welcome to join the raffle.
British pollsters rate Buffy as sixth most desired TV revival. Brief mention as BBC regurgitates fluffy press release of polling company. (In other news, British Buffy fans need to be made more aware of the Season 8 comics. And Firefly.)
(SPOILER) Lots of James Marsters behind the scenes pics at the newly revamped BBC America Torchwood website. Behind the scenes pictures of James Marsters as Captain John in the "Gallery" section. Plus yet more new video footage elsewhere on the site. More...
A Little Browncoat Inspiration. A Firefly Fan video. A must see for Browncoats. More...
Happy Birthday Marc Blucas! Our favorite Riley Finn is 36 today.
The top 5 supporting performances of 2007. Nathan Fillion makes the list for "Waitress." More...
The latest actual "Official" trailer for "The Air I Breathe". This trailer for SMG's latest movie is the one that will be appearing in theaters in NY & LA starting today. More...
(SPOILER) USA Today Gives "Sarah Connor Chronicles" 3 1/2 out of 4 stars. While there's a lot of praise for Lena Headey as Sarah, reviewer Robert Bianco compares the writing of this show to Joss Whedon's work. He also praises Summer for giving her role as Cameron an "amusing enigmatic spin". More...
How Happy Does This Make Me? Has this been linked? I got it from Tim. And the answer is 'very'. More...
SMG heading out to promote upcoming movies. She is scheduled for Letterman on 1/21 and Regis & Kelly on 1/23. More...
Jane Espenson talks about "Overcoming Writers' Block". Buffy, Angel scribe discusses how she overcomes writers' block. More...

January 10

Whedonesque Makes EW "100 Greatest Websites"! Entertainment Weekly has compiled a list of the "100 Greatest Websites." More...
Buffy get-together in Melbourne next Saturday. A bunch of fans will be watching the Buffy season 2 finale and an encore screening of Once More With Feeling and are looking for more like-minded people to join them. And if anyone here wants to mention their Buffy/Angel/Browncoats meetings, please do post about them in the comments section.
For Your Consideration: Alan Tudyk for Best Supporting Actor. New York Magazine suggests everyone's favorite leaf on the wind for an Oscar nomination for "Death at a Funeral".
Rochester, NY Serenity Screening on January 29. Screening is at The Dryden Theatre at 8 PM.
Nicholas Brendon: First glimpse of Super Cat. A sneak peek at Nick's upcoming animated project posted on his official website.
Watch The Sarah Connor Chronicles cast at their Golden Apple Q&A. The cast and executive producer James Middleton took questions at the January 5th event. Summer Glau talks about her action scenes in the pilot, BB guns and if she likes guys. And there's an interview with Summer over at SciFi Wire. More...
A Buffy lament sung by Megan Gogerty. An MP3 titled I Miss Buffy The Vampire Slayer. More...
Relish Now talks to WFU's Marc Blucas. Short interview with Marc Blucas about his new movie The Killing Floor, some memories playing Riley on Buffy, and his guest spot on House.
What would a Joss Signal look like? A blogger laments the egregious biology of Bee Movie and makes a wonderful suggestion. More...
IF magazine exclusive coverage of ME Day Picket at FOX part 3. With quotes from bunches of verse related people and fans as well.
(SPOILER) More new clips from Torchwood series two episode one. Three video clips from Kiss Kiss Bang Bang guest starring James Marsters as Captain John Hart. The first clip is new. More...
AICN Comics' review of Angel: After the Fall #2. Story: Great!! Artwork: Not so much.

January 09

(SPOILER) Buffy #13 arriving April 2nd! Cover and date for the second issue of Drew Goddard's arc 'Wolves at the Gate' released on Dark Horse. Click here for the variant cover. More...
Firefly Box set named one of the most significant DVDs to reach the marketplace. The BD Box Set is included with the LOTR and Matrix box sets.
Best. Dancing. Ever. EW's Popwatch blog features the dancing of a certain brooding vampire and his Rogue Demon Hunter sidekick...
Ann Arbor, MI, Serenity screening on 1/19. This is a midnight screening and takes place at the State Theater at 233 South State Street. More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon's comic books in 2008. Wizard Magazine gives us a brief rundown of what to expect from upcoming issues of Buffy season 8, Serenity: Better Days and Angel: After The Fall.
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch answers more questions about "Angel: After the Fall" and other stuff. On his Myspace, and in stereo (where available). More...
Geek moment - Ragnar Tornquist praises Buffy season 8. The games designer (The Longest Journey, Dreamfall) calls it "fantastic... all the characters and the dialogue feel right". More...
Comic Book Resources looks at how Robin Balzer's appearance in Buffy #10 came about. Has spoilers for the issue for anybody who hasn't read it yet.
Summer Glau on The Radio Happy Hour tonight. Summer Glau is appearing on the BlogTalkRadio show "The Radio Happy Hour". There is a call-in number listed on the website. More...
Happy Birthday Amber Benson! 31 candles today for her.
Which dead sci fi show should breathe again? In wake of the writer's strike, io9.com is polling to see which shows should be resurrected from the dead with brand new episodes. Currently leading the pack is our favorite Sci-fi Western, Firefly. Don't just walk, instead run over and vote right now!

January 08

Nathan Fillion Interviewed at Arrow in the Head. Our Cap'n talks about White Noise 2, how he reads scripts differently after Slither, and who would win in a battle between Mal Reynolds and Battlestar Galactica's Starbuck.
(SPOILER) Comic book legend John Byrne talks Angel. Find out which character he'll be drawing for IDW.
(SPOILER) Georges Jeanty writes to slayalive.com. Small note with a few teasing kinda spoilers relating to Issue 11 and 12. Sounds intriguing. More...
Marti Noxon introduces United Hollywood short film festival. Two minute clip of, well, Marti Noxon... um, doing what it says in the post title here. In essence, the Fair Deal 4 Writers video contest has been expanded into something more. (Note: URL changed to match new location.) More...
Jewel Staite to appear at Creation's Salute to Firefly and Serenity. The event is scheduled for Nov. 22-23, 2008 in Burbank, CA.
The Awesome-Super-Cool Nick Brendon Audioblog. Nick talks Supercats, upcoming projects, and his sympathy for dwarfs (because of the strike). More...
TVShowsonDVD.com has information and cover for DVD release of "Day Break". The ABC show featured Jeffrey Bell as its showrunner and included Adam Baldwin in the main cast, will see the complete series released in DVD on March 11th.
Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight to be released January 15. Michelle Trachtenberg is among the stars contributing their voices to this full-length animated DVD release. More...

January 07

CBS to air edited episodes of Dexter. The network has come up with a creative way to get around no new scripts by pilfering from its sister network, Showtime. The episodes start airing February 17, in time for sweeps. More...
Runaways #29 and #30 delayed. The final two issues of Joss' run on the series have been delayed, according to Diamond Comics. #29 is delayed to February 6, #30 to March 12. More...
Summer Glau interview at Comics Continuum. She is first to be interviewed by the genre website for the upcoming "Sarah Connor Chronicles." She mentions her work on "Serenity." More...
Join Jane Espenson in Vegas! Jane like you've never seen her! Which would be in Las Vegas tomorrow night picketing for the Writers Strike at the Consumer Electronics Show. More...
Is the Operative the deadliest hitman in the 'verse? Today's IMDb poll lists him as one of the options for deadliest hitman/hitwoman. More...
xkcd equates obsessive fandom with Firefly. In the same breath as BSG, no less.
(SPOILER) New pics of James Marsters in Torchwood. The Sun's website has two new images from the show. Judging by the online reaction so far, they have a wow factor of 11. And the BBC has put up a new image as desktop wallpaper .
Bif Naked 'ready for the fight'. Buffy soundtrack and Harsh Light of Day alum Beth Torbert is battling breast cancer with an impressively positive attitude and plan to kick ass. Godspeed, girl.
Looks like White Noise 2 is coming out on DVD this week... I was checking what was coming out on DVD this week and it looks like White Noise 2 is finally making an appearance. Only took them 9+ months. There will also be a DVD signing by the director and the writer on Saturday 12th Jan in Burbank, CA. More...
Groosalugg takes a dip! Victor: The Victor Davis Story starring Mark Lutz. 13th of January on the CBC. More...
Amazon.com lists Firefly Series on Blu-ray Disc. Looks like Firefly the series may get the full high definition experience for home users of the Blu-ray format. More...

January 06

Fan Organizes a Fundraiser in Honor of SMG's 31st Birthday in April. Goal: Raise 13,500 Swedish crowns.
ANGEL Guest Star Jeremy Renner (Penn) Suffers 50-Foot Tree Through His House.
SlayAlive Reviewer Praises the Premium Format Spike figure. More...
KTLA.com has video of Summer Glau. If you don't live in Los Angeles, or if you just missed the KTLA Morning Show yesterday, you can watch a portion of Summer Glau's visit to the set to talk about her new role in "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles." More...

January 05

Top DVDs of 2007. Birmingham Weekly chooses the Serenity Collector's DVD as one of the top for 2007.
See "Sarah Connor Chronicles" tonight...thanks to Yahoo! If you just can't wait to see Summer Glau in "Terminator: Sarah Conor Chronicles", Yahoo is providing a sneak peak of the pilot episode at 9 PM Pacific Time. The official premiere is next Sunday. More...
TVGuide praises ASH's performance in PBS's Persuasion. Matt Roush discusses an upcoming PBS adaptation of Jane Austen's "Persuasion," airing January 13, and cites ASH's performance for particular praise.

January 04

No new Bones till May sweeps. TV Guide's Ausiello has the bad news (though there is a small silver lining).
Game Geeks reviews Eden Studios' Angel RPG. This has a good amount of detail on how the game plays and how it relates to the Buffy RPG and other games. More...
Bid for Terrify'n Space Monkeys signed by the Firefly cast. The first Terrify'n Space Monkey bears Adam Baldwin's signature and proceeds will go to Kids Need To Read.
More Serenity Tales. Three new comic strip adventures set in the 'Verse. There's the stunningly powerful "Yarn", the follow up to the fan favourite "Notes on a Fridge [on a Spaceship]" and South Park Book.
Joss' Creations on the Couch: "The Psychology of Joss Whedon" Book Review. Just released, this collection of essays explores the inner motivations and actions of Joss' distinctive, colorful cast of characters from a psychological perspective. More...
The Philistine and Nathan Fillion. "If everything works out, Nathan Fillion will star in it." More...
Browncoat Gamers Rejoice! More info on the Multiverse/FOX Firefly MMO.. ETA: Unfortunately the information comes from an one year old press release. More...

January 03

Sexy and geeky is the way we like our slayers! Vote for Felicia Day (Potential Vi) as the sexiest geek of 2007 in the Wired poll.
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #10. A good issue and a great way to start the year. Oh and Brian K. Vaughan says "this script contained a few of the funniest things Joss Whedon has ever written, which is obviously saying a lot". More...
Best futures of 2007 - Angel: After The Fall. The post-apocalyptic adventures of Angel and co in Los Angeles gets included in this article about tomorrows that "give us the "I want to be there" zoom". More...
Supporting Actors stand out. Chiwetel Ejiofor gets some recognition for "Talk to Me" and "American Gangster."
Best Comic Book Writer of 2007. Comic Book Resources' Emmett Furey (a reviewer, not a character, despite the name) puts Joss at the top of his list. More...
Meet the Cast of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Summer Glau and her castmates will be appearing at the Golden Apple comic book store in Los Angeles on January 5th. She'll also be appearing at the Los Angeles Comic Book and SciFi Convention on January 13th. More...

January 02

The new Buffy contest on Slayerlit. Name your fave book and win an author's signed copy of the new and likely last Buffy novel.
The Republican Party primary field in Buffy villains. Obviously in the interest of parity we need to come up with the Democratic Party equivalent.
The Best and Worst Movies of 2007. Check out Moviefone's list of the best and worst movies of 2007. Take a gander at #44 (Waitress, with Nathan Fillion). Coming in at #4 is the much acclaimed 3:10 to Yuma, featuring everyone's favorite leaf on the wind, Alan Tudyk. More...
Firefly now available on Xbox Live Marketplace. It seems Fox decided to throw Firefly in along with Family Guy. Refresh a few times in the marketplace and you might even see the Firefly banner!
Season 3 of Battlestar Galactica Coming to DVD in March. Universal Studios finally released an official date (March 25) for the third season R1 DVD release of "Battlestar Galactica" after months of keeping fans in the dark. This set will include Jane Espenson's premier episode. More...

January 01

Joss' Quiet Riot. More on the WGA strike from Dreamwatch Magazine. Joss and Summer Glau are interviewed, and there is mention of the organizers of fans4writers and the good works they do.
'The Chosen' and 'Serenity: Complete' - UK cons for 2008. The Starfury UK website has details of the Buffyverse and Serenity conventions that they are doing this year. The guest list for both cons seems good.
Fans will buy the comics if the stories matter. Marc-Oliver Frisch over at The Beat analyses the impressive sales figures for Buffy #8 and Angel: After The Fall #1. More...



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