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March 01

Summer Glau is One of "30 Under 30". EW names her one of "the finest young stars in the Hollywood firmament". This is also the subject of the latest IMDB Poll (thanks, micro).
(SPOILER) Seth Green and Robot Chicken Star Wars. Seth talks about his Star Wars special. From today's Metro (a Canadian freebie newspaper.)
Will the Watcher call you? Help Anthony & his partner Sarah Fisher raise money for their new charity, and maybe win a phone call from Anthony! More...

February 29

"Common Rotation - Wasted Words" - a music video directed by Amber Benson. The song has a really cool mellow 60s vibe to it. And of course there's the sheer gloriousness of watching Adam Busch's band being directed by our Amber.
The top 100 reviewed comic books of 2007. Buffy season 8 comes in at number 7 on this meta-list that compiles "critical reaction from across the internet and print publications". And speaking of comic books, fans might want to try and get a hold of the first issue of Mark Millar's Kick-Ass as there's a really cool Joss reference. More...
Drew Goddard's other Buffy season 8 story. Dark Horse puts online "Antique", a story from the Tales of the Vampires mini-series. It's all to get us excited for Drew's upcoming "Wolves at the Gate" arc which begins next week.
(SPOILER) Terminator Producers Talk. The budget is brought up and they talk about their plans for the future... but most importantly they explain why Summer's performance changed so drastically after the pilot episode.
Ten Beloved Characters, Ten Ignoble Deaths. New York Magazine puts Wash at #7. More...
(SPOILER) Spoiler Warning: UXM 496 Reveals Ending to Joss' GS Astonishing X-Men. Next week's issue of Uncanny X-Men reveals the ending of Astonishing and what happens to a specific character. Avoid reading if you don't want to be spoiled.
Former WB entertainment president speaks about losing Buffy. "I fought against it. For me, letting Buffy go meant diluting our brand. Once UPN could attach itself to that show, which was everything The WB stood for, it was over."

February 28

(SPOILER) Ausiello reveals Dollhouse principal characters. And suggests Whedonverse and non-Whedonvers cast members who'd play them. More...
Christian Kane's Latest Updates to his "Smoke Signals" Blog. Updated twice in the past week with news that his TNT series "Leverage" has has been picked up. More...
5th anniversary of Slayerlit! Slayerlit is celebrating its fifth anniversary, with new interviews from John Pasarella, a review of Buffy Omnibus 3, a new BTVS story from Christopher Golden getting its first exposure, and a contest to win a signed copy of the Buffy Omnibus #3. Stop on by and join the fun!
Harvard Independent gives Buffy Season 8 comic the thumbs down. The article describes the comic as "rather like a second helping of dessert on a full stomach...". More...
(SPOILER) Jo Chen's cover art for Buffy #16 (huge spoilers ahead). It contains the most astounding Buffy news ever. If you've read the latest issue of Wizard magazine then you'll know what it's all about.
Whedony nuggets from The Daily Show archives. Including interviews with DB, Aly, as well as Buffy news reports, even a mention of Joss by name. More...
(SPOILER) Serenity: Better Days Complete Cover. All three covers for "Serenity: Better Days" compiled as one picture. More...
An evening on the set of Angel. A fab account of a visit to the Angel set when the season 3 episode "Dad" was being filmed. Great reading for any Angel fan.
David Boreanaz signed hockey jersey up for auction for Echoes of Hope charity. David participated in the Echoes of Hope Charity Hockey Game at the Sundance Film Festival and his signed jersey (among others) is up for auction.
See James Marsters as Ted Bundy on March 30. Lifetime's "The Capture of the Green River Killer" premieres next month. News of James Marsters' cameo role was noted last September, and here it is.
Which scifi movie ending would you change? SciFi Signal asked some of today's SciFi writers if they could change the ending of ONE sci-fi film, what would it be and why? Michael Wentz chose Serenity, removing Wash's death. Thoughts?

February 27

She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons...and mosquitos? CBS2.com has video of "Buffy the Mosquito Slayer."
Writers for Dollhouse confirmed. Two familar faces will be returning to the Jossverse.
Happy Birthday, Adam Baldwin! Happy birthday to our favorite merc/liason to the Senior Partners! More...
Big Kev's Geek Stuff announces new QMX merchandise. Big Kev's Geek Stuff recaps their visit to Toy Fair, including an exclusive announcement about new Serenity merchandise from Quantum Mechanix. More...
(SPOILER) Review of Angel #1-4. The faniffic Mark Stoddard of The Nexus reviews the first four issues of Angel Season 6, with references to Buffy Season 8 and what it meant to continue the series. More...
Nathan Fillion interviewed on Edmonton's Breakfast Television. One of the tv stations from Nathan's hometown caught up with him in Los Angeles and has posted the fairly extensive video interview on their site. More...
Some big actor-to-character age differences. Guess which vampire makes the list?
David Boreanaz talks about his work on "Justice League: New Frontier" as the DVD hits shelves today. The rest of the cast also have a few words about the project.
Marti Noxon added to Paley Buffy Reunion. Woooohoooo, and this event gets better and better! More...
Summer Glau artwork up for auction. Summer has contributed a lovely hand painted and signed pet bowl for an auction benefiting the SPCA in Los Angeles (spcaLA). More...

February 26

Happy Birthday to Buffy/Angel writer Drew Goddard! He turns 33 today.
Sci/Fi Magazine to feature "TV's Hot New Super Women". Included in the List: Whedon Alumni Jewel Staite and Summer Glau.
Angel Complete Series Collector's Set for only $55.99 at Amazon.com. It's their Gold Box Deal of the Day so get in there quick.
Tom Lenk parties Oscar style. Tucker's brother is apparently tight with Dennis Rodman??! (Picture about halfway through the post).
Battle of Serenity Valley Paintball Charity Event. With paint! Hudson, Wisconsin July 20, 2008. The one in December 2007 in Texas was laser tag. More...
Own Jayne's Cunning Hat! Adam Baldwin is auctioning off THE hat to benefit MCLEF.
Summer Glau interviewed at the Onion AV Club. Summer Glau talks to the AV Club about the Sarah Connor Chronicles, Firefly, her first TV role, and camel saddles.

February 25

Georges Jeanty Nominated for Best Artist in the 2008 Glyph Comics Awards. For his work on the Buffy Season 8 comics. The winners will be announced at the May 16-17 East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention in Philadelphia.
Happy Birthday to Michael Fairman. Known to the fandom as "Niska" from Firefly.
Joss and Summer's ballet project delayed. At a Q&A session at WonderCon, Summer said that the ballet she and Joss are working on will be delayed now that the WGA strike is over and Joss has begun working on Dollhouse.
Happy Birthday, Alexis Denisof!

February 24

Faces of Serenity - a new Browncoat campaign. It's another fan effort to convince Universal to greenlight a sequel to Serenity. More...
The Buffy guide to the Internet - 1997 style. Cause you can never have enough "I Robot, You Jane" discussion.
Chiwetel Ejiofor wins Independent Spirit Award. Ejiofor wins for his role in the film "Talk to Me". More...
WONDERCON '08:The Dark Horse Panel. Some brief Buffy Season 8 info, including the announcement that a major, although unnamed, Buffy and Joss Whedon bit of news is coming in July, most likely at San Diego Comic Con. Plus a tease for the Serenity mini-series. More...
Nicholas Brendon updates blog; joins Criminal Minds! Nick Brendon updated his audioblog with another abbreviated entry, in which he reveals he has signed on to be a recurring character on the hit crime drama "Criminal Minds" and explains his "risque" scenes to come!
Buffy/Angel DVD magazine "partwork" launches in parts of UK. 2.99 will get you the first four episodes on DVD along with a magazine - here's a grainy phone camera shot of what the cover looks like. More...

February 23

(SPOILER) 'Angel: After The Fall ' #1 Director's Cut Edition out in May. It'll have "Brian Lynch's complete script and his writer's annotations". IDW have also released plot info for issue 7 as well. And if that doesn't whet your appetite, then pop over to SlayAlive to have a look at the fan-inspired limited edition covers for issues 6 and 7.
Interview with Summer Glau, et al about "The Sarah Connor Chronicles". Total SciFi article and interviews with Summer Glau and other cast and crew of the new scifi hit. Our little River's all growed up! *sniffle*.
Adam Baldwin added to Creation's Serenity Salute. He'll be appearing Sunday during the Nov. 22-23 event in Burbank, CA and joins Jewel Staite. More...
Questions accepted for moderator at the Paley Buffy Reunion. If you have a burning question you would like answered at the Paley Buffy Cast Reunion now is your chance. It says to get your questions in no later than March 10th.
SMG scheduled for Rachael Ray on Feb 25th. The interview was taped February 12th. Probably talking about her Vaseline "Skin is Amazing" campaign. More...

February 22

(SPOILER) "Super Cat" pilot scene with Nick Brendon online. Get a preview of Nick as Super Cat. More...
CSTS Auction of Cedric and Stuff. To raise funds and awareness of the next Can't Stop the Serenity Screenings for Equality Now, Cedric of Bedlam Bards is auctioning a performance and a lot of Firefly/Serenity Collectibles on Ebay. More...
The greatest works of science fiction poll. The rationale behind this is to save the world. Buffy and Firefly are amongst the choices and you can write in other shows (helloooo Angel). More on this Visions For Tomorrow bobbins can be found here.
A Map of the 'Verse. It's an unofficial fan effort for the Serenity RPG and it's really good. Even if you're not into role playing it's well worth checking out. And if you want to know more about the making of it, then click here.
The Guild - Episode 7 is up. More fun with Felicia Day. Warning: a tiny bit of strong language.
"Buffy: Gender and Sci-fi" Lecture in NYC. Free, public Buffy lecture hosted by CUNY's LGBT dept. Friday Feb. 29th. More...
Moonlight Rising Convention cancelled. Annual Poconos convention comes to an end.
Doug Jones voiceover on WGA contest short. "Hush" Gentleman Doug Jones is heard but not seen in "Rise," a FairDeal4Writers competition entry.

February 21

"Everything that has happened before, will happen again...in syndication." Two Browncoats go to a cafe expecting free pie and Joss Whedon. Instead they uncover a deep Network TV conspiracy involving cylons, zombies, and reality TV. This video is the Corvallis (Oregon) Browncoats submission to the FairDeal4Writers contest.
Summer Glau nominated for Saturn Award. She's up for "Best Supporting Actress on Television" for her role in 'The Sarah Connor Chronicles'.
(SPOILER) Review of Runaways #29. The issue came out this week.
5 Reasons Sci-fi Does Better In Movies Than In TV. Joss gets brought up in this article about Sci-fi on the big and little screen. And apparently The Sarah Connor Chronicles is on the brink of cancellation!
Vote for Mal & Jayne as "Best cosmic duo to destroy a wayward spy satellite." I thought this was a rather unique poll. They face stiff competition from Luke & R2, Spock & Kirk and other luminaries. More...
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel: After the Fall #4. Since no one's started a discussion thread and I received my copy today... More...
How I Met Your Mother swaps time slots. Schedule change begins as new episodes debut. How I Met Your Mother is still not technically renewed but it looks pretty likely. More...
Summer Glau scheduled for Last Call with Carson Daly. She's scheduled to appear Thursday, February 21st at 1:35/12:35C. More...
Anthony Stewart Head celebrates his birthday today. He was born in Camden Town, North London, England. More...

February 20

David Boreanaz talks Green Lantern. He provides the voice of the character for the highly anticipated animated DVD movie "Justice League: The New Frontier".
(SPOILER) Nick Brendon updates his audio blog again. Nick calls in to talk about working out, Criminal Minds, and the Paley Festival Buffy Reunion. Slight spoilers for his Criminal Minds appearance. More...
More info about Dollhouse plus news on David Boreanaz and the Paley Festival. TV Guide's Ausiello has news on whether David's going to be at the Buffy Reunion and when Dollhouse might premiere (spoilers for other shows on this page). More...
(SPOILER) A review for last night's episode of The Sarah Connor Chronicles. Summer is praised as usual, and the reviewer makes a guess about what her character might go through later in the series that should be very familiar to anyone who's watched the second season of Buffy. More...
The making of Negotiations - A short film featuring Joss Whedon. How Joss helped out a budding filmmaker. More...
Votay: Who's Your Fave Whedonverse Character? Okay, which one of you created the Whedonriffic Votay? :)
Alyson Hannigan Joins Paley BtVs Panel. More...

February 19

California Browncoats have a new and improved website up. danregal of the SoCal Browncoats has announced that a swanky new website is up that offers lots of details on the California Browncoats' fundraising and volunteering efforts. An RSS feed is also available.
Wizard Universe's Top 25 Sexiest Women on TV. A puzzling list, but containing quite a few of Joss' girls. More...
Universal Switch To Blu-Ray. Means we could potentially get a release of Serenity on what looks to be the victor of the high-def format wars.
Adam Baldwin is Scheduled to Attend Dragon*Con 2008. It's great that Adam will be back at Dragon*Con. He's always been great as a speaker in the past.
Sorry for the downtime, folks. We were having some database issues so your favourite site was down for a few hours. Gah! More...
Angel: After The Fall # 4 out this week (kinda). The latest Lying in the Gutter column says the issue "has been severely allocated to comic stores served by Diamond's Pittsburgh distribution centre." The good news is "more copies will be on their way".
Seth Green "offered his services" to Joss for Dollhouse? So says The Courier-Mail out of Australia. It's entirely unclear if this simply is at the same level as Michael Muhney saying he'd love to be involved.

February 18

Whedonverse comic book chart positions for January. Astonishing X-Men #24 took 5th place, Buffy #10 came in at no. 15 and Angel: After The Fall #3 was at no. 38. ETA: Estimated sales figures are now available.
Journalista discusses the economics of comics, including the Buffy comics. A response to Brian Hibb's (from Newsarama's) essay. More...
Sneak peak at Electric Tiki's 'Vengeance Willow'. Our favourite witch gets all tooned up.
Summer Glau has a heart. No, really. These are fab pics.
Happy Spring from Jewel Staite. Prosthetics? Jen's babies? Twice as many breakfast sandwiches!

February 17

Leonard Roberts to appear on London's West End. Buffy's Forrest Gates will be starring in "The Viewing Room" from March 4th to March 29nd at the Arts Theatre.
'Serenity Ship Glow' Mens T-Shirt. Darn, it doesn't glow in the dark.
Firefly DVD Box Set for $17.99 at Target this week. If anyone out there still has any unconverted friends or relatives... here's your chance. This is the in-store sale price, not the online price, and it's on page 6 of the weekly ad circular.
Jewel Staite to get her own action figure. At the US Toy Fair this weekend, Diamond Select announced that Jewel's character on Stargate Atlantis will be coming out as an action figure in July. Pics of the toy can be found here and here.
Reminder: Firefly Marathon in U.S. Feb 18th, on Sci/Fi. 11 Hours of 'verse-y goodness this President's Day, from 8am to 7pm EST. Break out the DVRs, tell your friends and the uninitiated, and throw a Shindig. We're overdue for this... :)
Sean Maher's "Living Til The End" on Canadian TV. Canada's Superchannel is airing the indie movie...with an alternate ending?
Browncoat Ball 2008 Site Officially LIVE. Registration is now open. It's Oct. 10-12 in Austin, Texas. More...

February 16

Serenity Snubbed in AFI List. But Sci/Fi Wire gives us a chance to redeem ourselves. Within the Article, they give you an address to write with your choices for "The Most Under-appreciated" Sci/Fi Films.
James Marsters' February Q&A. He talks about luck, Shakespeare and food.
"You're Just A Mortal" - a new study of Buffy book. Or to give the book its full title "'You're Just A Mortal; You Couldn't Understand My Pain: Representations of Psychopathology in Season Five of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"'. Quite possibly the best title for an academic Buffy book ever. More...
Television Without Pity speculates on what would happen if Joss Whedon took over 24. Also Rob Thomas and some other familiar names.

February 15

Sonic Society's new Firefly audio drama - 'Wedding Day'. From the people who brought you "Firefly Old Wounds" comes part one of this two-part, stand alone adventure that centers around Simon and Kaylee. Audio drama has never been this shiny. More...
(SPOILER) Five page preview of 'Serenity: Better Days' #1. Lovely to see the crew again. And in a related vein, if you want to know the inside story behind the cover for the third issue then click here.
Robert Kral scores Batman. The Angel composer is confirmed as one of three people scoring segments for the forthcoming Batman: Gotham Knights animated project.
Eliza Dushku talks Dollhouse, praises Joss. Little snippet of an interview over at the Edmonton Sun.
'How I Met Your Mother' missing from list of CBS renewals. "Sources" say it has a good chance of coming back, but...?
Full steam ahead for Dollhouse. The chairman of 20th Century Fox Television tells the L.A. Times that Joss is "now busy writing both the pilot script and scenes for auditions".
The first trailer for Redbelt, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor. The film also stars Tim Allen, Ricky Jay, Alice Braga, and Emily Mortimer, and was written and directed by David Mamet. More...
Jenny Mollen, aka Nina the Werewolf, is *not* pregnant. What do you call a baby werewolf anyways? ETA: A clarification - Simon.
(SPOILER) Variant cover for Buffy #14. The cover is now online at the Dark Horse site.
TV people like Buffy. This article in Entertainment Weekly's Popwatch blog holds up Buffy as an example of good television.
Buffy & Angel make MSN TV Top Couple's List. They also made AOL's Top 20 TV Couples and topped TV Guide's Valentine's Poll. More...

February 14

Casting an Americanized Torchwood. Nathan Fillion as Captain Jack Harkness? Amber Benson as Gwen? That's some inspired wishful thinking. More...
(SPOILER) First look at Runaways #29. It's out next week and Comic Book Resources has a six page preview.
Tragic And Doomed Relationships. SyFy Portal has a special Valentine's Day list: Ten tragic and doomed relationships. More...
Common Rotation scores a hit! Adam Busch (Warren) and his band Common Rotation sing three of their songs in "Defying Gravity," an independent film scored by CoRo's own Eric Kufs. Enjoy the trailer (linked above), and see the film when it debuts at the Los Angeles Digital and Hi-Def Film Fest on Mar. 29. It should also be available soon on DVD!
Things That Make You Go Kaboom. Forget about best kisses/couples polls, Valentine's Day should really be about "who is your favourite exploding character?". Happily IGN.com has a top ten list on this very topic and The Judge get blown up by Buffy's rocket launcher is one of the entries.
Superman vs Evil Willow. Xander to the rescue? Howstuffworks explores Superman's vulnerability to magic. More...
Pucker Up . . . TV's Best Kisses. TV Gal's list of best kisses for Valentine's Day include Buffy and Spike.
"How I Met Your Mother" returning on March 17th. CBS has announced that the series will produce nine post-strike episodes to wrap up the season.

February 13

Christian Kane's 'Leverage' greenlit by TNT. The show is slated to appear this year.
City Paper counters "vacant swimsuit smiles" with "babes whose babeness matters". In response to Sports Illustrated and its "oiled-up pimping of site-specific liposuction", City Paper makes its own list of "women who embody everything Franken-girl culture would have us think doesn't exist or scarcely matters". On it: Alyson Hannigan at #6, and Summer Glau at #20.
Skinny White Chick skewers fandom in celebration of the end of the Strike. Video from Skinny White Chick celebrating the end of the strike, but asking the Browncoats to leave her alone. It's all in good fun, but the song does contain some NSFW language. More...
Starpulse Entertainment News Blog spotlights Joss. Nothing we haven't heard before, including the oft-told urban legend that Firefly DVD sales led to Universal greenlighting Serenity, but the article covers most of Joss's career, mentioning both Dollhouse and Goners as upcoming projects.
Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain leave the production of "Women's Murder Club". Following strong indications that this show might be a goner, the classic Angel writing duo leave the show. More...
After Ellen reports on Eliza Dushku's "On Broadway". After Ellen does a short piece on the Boston run of Eliza's film "On Broadway". More...
(SPOILER) Dark Horse comics for May. Description and covers for Buffy #14 and Serenity: Better Days #3. Plus, the Leave Your Spandex @ The Door blog reviews Buffy #11. More...
(SPOILER) IDW's Chris Ryall posts more pages and info for Angel: After the Fall 'First Night'. Two excellent new images from this story within a story event. More...

February 12

TV Guide's favorite TV couples poll. Buffy and Angel are listed as a choice for your favorite classic TV couple.
An old community is new again. BuffyForums.net launches its main site a year after being created as a home for the old BuffyWorld community. More...
Seth Green to appear at Wizard World L.A.. He joins fellow Whedon alum Summer Glau on Saturday March 15.
"An entire world of (perhaps unsuitable for work)". Comic Book Resources has more quotes from Y: The Last Party plus a few more shots of Joss doing karaoke. More...
What could have been - Ryan Reynolds on Buffy. "I love that show and I loved Joss Whedon, the creator of the show, but my biggest concern was that I didn't want to play a guy in high school". More...
Wizard Magazine interview with Joss Whedon now online. A really substantial interview covering Buffy season 8, Dollhouse, Astonishing X-Men, Runaways and pie.
Our own Summer Glau makes MSN's "Fresh Faces of 2008". Somehow her photo does not scream "TERMINATOR".
Charisma Carpenter confirmed for Buffy Reunion. She's now the ninth cast member who'll be at the PaleyFest event.
Nick Brendon updates his audio blog. Nick talks about the strike being over, Criminal Minds, Super Cat, movies, and more.

February 11

"It's the most morally gray thing I've ever done". Joss Whedon tells io9 why Dollhouse is very different than his previous work.
'Negotiations' - a strike film. It features Joss and fellow Whedonesquers.
After the strike: when will your favourite show return? Want to know when Whedon alum shows like *deep breath* Bones, 24, Lost, Bionic Woman, Chuck, Desperate Housewives, Heroes, How I Met Your Mother, Smallville, Supernatural, The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Women's Murder Club are likely to be coming back? Well TV Guide's Ausiello has a handy list.
2008 Browncoat Ball Info up. It's happening in Austin, TX, there's some scheduling up, and registration is "tentatively" opening on February 14. More...
SC3: Slayage Conference on the Whedonverse. June 5-8, 2008--Scholars and fans gather for a third time to analyze all things Whedonesque. Jeanine Basinger is a keynote speaker. More...
Felicia Day's The Guild is worth watching. The LA Times says: "A rare jewel in the Web TV world is "The Guild," written and produced by Felicia Day, a graduate of the Joss Whedon School for Gorgeous Nerd Actresses."

February 10

Seth Green to appear in Battlestar Galactica: The Phenomenon. This'll be on March 28th. More...
Seth Green wins an Annie. He was recognised for his direction of Robot Chicken: Star Wars. Here's a clip of the programme (for UK viewers only) or try here. More...
(SPOILER) Gorgeous Wesley artwork from 'Angel: After The Fall'. This preview page is from Wesley's 'First Night' tale. It's really good.
I, Robot, You Jamison... talking with Buffy guest star Jamison Ryan. Remember Fritz who said "the printed page is obsolete" way back in season one? Well Pink Raygun has an excellent interview with the actor who played him and there's some fun tidbits to be had. Did you know his character was loosely based on Joss?
'Pencils up?' Jane Espenson weighs in after attending Saturday night's WGA membership meeting at the Shrine Auditorium: "I'll be checking in with friends, to make sure that I'm not missing anything, to make sure that this is the right deal at the right time, but as of this moment I'm feeling very hopeful that this is a deal I'm ready to take."
Wizard Magazine's coverage of the "Y: The Last Man" wrap party. Joss was the keynote speaker at last night's event. Pics of him, Brian K. Vaughan and indeed Grant Morrison can be found here (MySpace account required to view). And if you want even more coverage, io9 also has a feature about the party.
Buffy the Jigsaw Puzzle. Rearrange the pieces into the cover of Buffy #12. Hours, well minutes of fun.

February 09

When Michael Muhney met Joss Whedon on the picket line. And more pics of Joss picketing on SciFi Strike Day can be found at WireImage and Getty Images.
Dollhouse likely to be a priority for Fox if strike ends soon. Variety gives an update on the pilots that will given priority treatment by the networks for the 2008-09 season.
Writers Strike Chronicles interviews Joss. Audio interview (short, but that's okay) in WSC Show #91, from the recent Sci-Fi day in front of NBC. More...
David Boreanaz to attend Paley Center Buffy Reunion? According to this, David Boreanaz will be attending the Q&A for the Buffy reunion. If true, someone HAS to do a dvd. More...
Summer Glau at WonderCon. She'll appear later this month along with TSCC actors Thomas Dekker and Brian Austin Green and Consulting Producer James Middleton. A presentation and Q&A are scheduled for the final afternoon of the con at 2:30pm.
"Serenity" in Omaha, April 4-5. Yay. More...
Paley Center BtVS Reunion Soldout. The Buffy Reunion at the Paley Center is already sold out. I even called to check about member tickets...No more available.
New James Marsters event. James is doing a Torchwood linked event in London in April. More...

February 08

A petition for a new Buffy video game. The fansite SlayAlive is campaigning for a new Buffy video game. So if you fancy seeing the Buffyverse on the Wii, DS, PSP, Xbox 360 or PS3 why not show your support? More...
Joss Whedon talks future projects. He tells IESB.net that he will hopefully be filming his Summer Glau ballet "sometime in the late spring/early summer" and that "there's a few things I'm trying to do without the studios either for the internet or shorts". And there's some brief comments from Joss about the strike and support from the fans here.
SMG on The View this Tuesday. Sarah goes up against Whoopi and the gang.
Joss Whedon Climbs the Ramparts. Slate hears Joss's cry of "FIGHT. FIGHT. FIGHT."
(SPOILER) Tonight on Lost - it's a Drew Goddard/Brian K. Vaughan episode. That's two Buffy writers for the price of one. More...

February 07

(SPOILER) Wizard's Summer Glau Interview. Wizard interviews Summer Glau regarding her role in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. More...
(SPOILER) Ask Dark Horse about Joss' comics. Fans over at SlayAlive.com put together a list of questions about Season 8, Serenity and more which editor Scott Allie answered. Mild spoilers.
Angel features on EW's 'shows to resurrect' list. Other Whedonesque favorites like Drive and Wonderfalls end up on Entertainment Weekly's list of '30 Shows You'd Bring Back from the Grave.'
Nathan Fillion to voice Steve Trevor in Wonder Woman. Joins Keri Russell as Wonder Woman. More...
Jewel Staite to be an Atlantis regular from next season. Dr. Keller gets a promotion (sort of). Minor spoilers for other casting news.
Buffy Season 8 Vol One nominated for Kids' Choice Award. It faces some strong competition from the Harry Potter series, How to Eat Fried Worms and The Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The award ceremony will be shown on Nickelodeon on March 29th. More...
McKellen, Stewart ... and Ejiofor. The Operative/Othello will battle with Magneto/Gandalf/Lear and Xavier/Picard/Macbeth for the Laurence Olivier Best Actor Award. More...
Special guest announced for Dallas 'Can't Stop The Serenity' event. It's Tim Minear! How cool is that?
Christian Kane Nominated for the 2008 CMT Music Awards. In the category for "CMT Music Awards Supporting Character of the Year" for his appearance in Carrie Underwood's video "So Small". More...
Mal as great captain. Captain Mal gets to be one of the best captains to get your advice from.
From Joss Whedon: Do Not Adjust Your Mindset. On United Hollywood, Joss reminds us that the strike "is not over. Nor is it close. Until the moment it is over, it can never be close".
Scott Williams (writer/producer of Bones) talks Writers' Strike and maintaining focus on DB. The WGA strike, David in Bones, the "Moonlighting curse," and more!
Joss on United Hollywood Live! Today sometime after 12 noon Pacific. "I don't remember going on strike to save the Oscars". Quoted from memory, so I hope I got it right.

February 06

(SPOILER) 'Supernatural' Creator Eric Kripke Interview. Mentioned among the topics discussed is an interesting contribution from Ben Edlund, who wrote and produced wonderful episodes of Angel and Firefly. Warning:vast spoilers for the remaining episodes of this season's Supernatural. More...
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #11. Buffy in danger? It must be a Wednesday. More...
Joss's X-Men essential reading. USA Today's Pop Candy offers Astonishing X-Men on her list of essential graphic novels.

February 05

Firefly overrated? That's what io9 is asking in a current poll of the most overrated (sci fi I assume) recent tv shows. Good news though: the results so far are positive.
Buffy Season 8 #11 "A Beautiful Sunset" ships this week. Joss-penned 1-shot shipping tomorrow according to Diamond's shipping list. More...
Steven Brust's Firefly novel now online. "My Own Kind of Freedom," the Firefly book Steven Brust wrote as a proposal for a tie-in Serenity novel back in 2005, has finally been released as fanfic. Really, really good fanfic.
Whedonverse/FX Orlando panel convention coverage. Here is a mp3 link to the hi-larious "Whedonverse panel" held at the FX Or lando panel last month.
Patrick on Joss Whedon: Joy, Art and Realism. Writer Geoff Klock debates a friend's criticism of the ongoing BtVS comic series, revisiting some familiar flashpoints in the show's history (S6-7) while offering his perspective on Whedon's vision for the characters. More...
Serenity Ultimate Edition - 2 Disc Region 4 Aussieland. I don't see any mention of the cast commentary...so how can it be an Ultimate Edition? More...
(SPOILER) Buffy Speculation Corner in Lying in the Gutters. Once again, weekly columnist Rich Johnson fans the flame about why we might want to get some extra 12th issues to sell on eBay. Speculative spoilers only. More...
Inara's Shuttle Ornament Available from Dark Horse Deluxe. Previews has the following listing for materials coming out Wednesday: "AUG070167 SERENITY ORNAMENT INARAS SHUTTLE $29.99". More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar confirmed for Buffy reunion! The PaleyFest event just got even better.
"I wanted to be sure..." Variety talks to Joss today on the strike lines, amidst the swirling and as-yet entirely unconfirmed rumors that a deal is imminent. More...

February 04

From reaver cleaver to Terminator. NY Daily News article about Summer Glau as Cameron in The Sarah Connor Chronicles; includes mention of River and Firefly.
Eric Balfour (Buffy's Jesse) Appears in Will.I.Am's Political Music Video - "Yes We Can" - In Support of Obama. YesWeCanSong debuted last Friday night, it was produced by Black Eyed Pea's Will.I.Am, who has brought together a whose-who list of Hollywood and musical celebrities to raise awareness and their voices in support of Obama. More...
Joss makes the Onion's list of "20 pop-cultural obsessions even geekier than Monty Python". "Map out one [Venn diagram] with traditional geeky obsessions (vampires, spaceships, superheroes) in one portion, a desire to see strong female characters in a second portion, and a gift for wittily unforced and infinitely quotable dialogue in the third portion, and you'll find Joss Whedon's work in the overlap". More...
Io9 revels in graphic art, including some from Serenity. Io9 has decided Serenity graphic visions are among the best.
Those Buffy cast members that'll be appearing at Paley Fest 2008. "Creator Joss Whedon will be on hand; cast members who have said they will join him so far include Amber Benson, Nicholas Brendon, James Marsters, Emma Caulfield, Eliza Dushku and Michelle Trachtenberg". And Seth Green as well.
Camp Johnson Library Free Serenity Screening. Tue, 5 Feb 2008, 1800 hours. I'm sure Mal and Zoe know what time that is. Jayne might have to try to use math. More...
15 Nominees for Worst Movie Dialogue Ever. One of Joss' three lines from X-Men (2000) - the one that got mangled in the performance - is nominated as some of EW's worst dialogue ever. More...
The Bluth Family May Pull a Serenity. The poor box-office performance of Serenity is brought up in regards to the announced Arrested Development movie plans. More...

February 03

(SPOILER) Brian Lynch answers your Angel questions-Part 2. Brian answers more questions in a podcast available at his blog. More...

February 02

Nathan Fillion Reportedly Appearing in Chilled in Miami. Local Canadian media are reporting that he's currently shooting a new romantic comedy up in Winnipeg with Renee Zellweger and Harry Connick Jr.
Stars of Tomorrow. Summer Glau is on TV Guide's list of 10 up-and-coming young actors who are on their way to the top. More...
SMGfan.com says goodbye. SMGfan.com, the premier website for Sarah Michelle Gellar is closed? More...
Giles, Chakotay and the Borg Queen! Oh my. CollectorMania Manchester, Saturday & Sunday, March 8th & 9th, 2008. More...
(SPOILER) "Buffy Season Eight" #12 Preview. Comic Book Resources has both covers and the first five pages of issue #12, the first in Drew Goddard's four-issue arc, "Wolves at the Gate".
Mr. Universe's studio listed as one of I09's top five-high tech lairs. More...

February 01

FX 2008 panel with Fillion, Rohm, and Brendon. Serenity Stuff has this video from a panel last month featuring Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Rohm, and Nicholas Brendon. More...
Guillermo Del Toro namechecks Buffy and Firefly in CHUD interview. Describing how he is trying to develop character relationships in "Hellboy 2," the ever brilliant GDT chooses to praise only two TV Series for having properly handled relationship arcs. Guess which two? Nice to know he's a fan. More...
New movie project for Sarah Michelle Gellar? Working with Ian Holm and Brendan Fraser... More...
Alan Tudyk still hopeful for a Serenity sequel. He tells MovieHole.net (whoa deja vu) " But in my opinion there will be one".
WGA Strike - The Writer's Life (and Jane's knees) in this video from the picket line. Shot in Burbank by AlphaT0ne, it features interviews with our own Jane Espenson and fellow WGA writers Patti Carr and Tom Schulman, all talking while walking at the recent Martin Luther King Day picket. More...



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