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April 30

Chiwetel Ejiofor's Othello is on the radio on May 4th. Listeners in the UK will get the chance to hear the Donmar production of Othello on BBC Radio Three. More...
Aint It Cool News Talks to Chiwetel Ejiofor. Capone, one of the regular writers for the site, sits down with our favorite Operative to talk about his career, including how he was cast in "Serenity". Aside from his memorable Othello, Ejiofor will soon be seen in David Mamet's "Redbelt". It starts this weekend in L-A and New York, then to more theaters a week later.
A fan report from the Rift. A good report on the Torchwood convention, with a nice bit about James Marsters.
Summer Glau is Young Hollywood. Just Jared has some pictures of Summer attending the Young Hollywood Awards. There is also a quote of her about "The Sarah Connor Chronicles". More...
"They would have had a Whedon house.. built by the end of that day". The founder of Writers Give Back comments on Joss and our fandom. More...
Serenity Charity Screenings Tickets on Sale. Don't be shut out. Some have merchandise and raffle tickets for sale. More...
IDW offering ATF subscription pre orders for issues 9-15. Finally.
Interview with Terry "Mrs. Ron" Moore mentions Joss in glowing terms. Apparently she worked on Buffy for half a season as a costume designer. More...
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch has a new blog. Because apparently "myspace is yesterday's news". There's also cover art for Spike: After The Fall #3.
(SPOILER) Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men preview. Preview art from Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men, which will be out on May 21, 2008. And there's more preview pages over at Marvel.com and Comic Book Resources. More...

April 29

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog is "Whedonesque". According to Neil Patrick Harris in this video interview for EW's Popwatch blog. More...
(SPOILER) Kristin gives a tiny tidbit about Dollhouse filming. A wee bit of scoop about a Dollhouse location shoot. Spoilers for other shows at this link.
Mayor Wilkins onstage in Houston this Spring. Harry Groener (Mayor Richard Wilkins) can be seen onstage in Gershwins' An American in Paris in Houston April 29 through Jun 1. More...
FOX to start airing Terminator repeats on Monday nights at 8:00pm. Starting August 11th. More...
Another ASH interview. This time for the BBC. Mostly about his new series, but there is a Buffy and Ripper mention at the end.
Review of Olivia Williams in 'Miss Austen Regrets'. Quite good, apparently.
Summer Glau Joins List of TV Guide's Sexiest Stars. It was a competitive race for Sexiest Sidekick, but Summer, as Cameron on "Sarah Connor Chronicles", won that category. She, and several other stars, will be featured in the "Sexiest Stars" issue on May 5th.
Serenity Valley Map to be released in May. This 30" x 26.5" lithograph will be limited to 1500 copies.
Celeb Blog: Michelle Trachtenberg. "The latest star on Gossip Girl, Michelle Trachtenberg, writes an exclusive blog just for Cosmo readers."
Michelle Trachtenberg on the Set of Gossip Girl. Interview over at MTV.com. More...
Firefly eCards at Universal HD. "Send the perfect Firefly e-card to all your favorite Firefly fans." More...
Happy birthday to Elisabeth Rohm! Detective Kate Lockley from Angel turns 35 today.
Of course Mal would win a poker tournament! Poll on io9: "Which Science Fiction Anti-Hero Would Win A Poker Tournament?" More...
First look at "Dragonball" poster! First look at the promotional campaign for James Marsters upcoming "Dragonball" film! More...
WB relaunches as online video network. The WB hopes to survive on the web/bring Buffy to a new generation.

April 28

Award for Vincent Kartheiser. Angel's Vincent Kartheiser received the Young Hollywood Award last night. More...
Matt Roush talks Whedon. Again! This time he answers a question about why certain producers find it hard to duplicate the success of their first hit show in future attempts. More...
Tony Head gives an update on Ripper. He seems to think that it could still possibly happen. More...
Anthony Stewart Head featured in "The Scotsman". ASH's upcoming role in "The Invisibles", as well as a discussion of his work on Buffy, Little Britain, and Monarch of the Glen.
Christian Kane's Radio Tour dates in FL. Chris is headed to Florida this week to play for radio stations. Let's show our support, if you're in one of the areas, call the station and request they have him do a live performance on-air. More...
Nerds everywhere are happy. TWoP's Angel Cohn (formally of TV Guide) talks about seeing Seth Green at New York Comic Con and his recent appearance on Conan O'Brian. Also, she includes a Hulu link that goes directly to Seth's segment on Conan (after a short commercial, of course!) More...

April 27

James Marsters gets caught in TMZ star catcher video clip. He is leaving the airport and ask about the chance of a Spike movie. His piece is 35 seconds into the clip.
Cinematical has a review of Trucker at a Tribeca film festival screening. Trucker is Nathan's latest film but does not yet has a distributor. More...
Classic Moments: Giles sings in Buffy. Digital Spy looks at that great scene from the Buffy episode "Where The Wild Things Are".
Universal generously providing Film Prints to CSTS. "Universal will be shipping in a number of prints from around the globe to help account for the shortage, at cost to them, which is incredibly generous." CSTS will evidently have enough Prints available, even with new Venues being added.

April 26

How Felicia Day WoWs. A World of Warcraft podcast interviews Felicia Day about...everything. Including brief mentions of Nathan Fillion, Buffy and Dr. Horrible. More...
(SPOILER) Preview for Michelle Trachtenberg's debut 'Gossip Girl' episode. Features Michelle as she plays Georgina Sparks, a conniving, mysterious character with a dark secret from Serena's past.
Jane Espenson penned tonight's episode of BSG. ...At least where it is still Friday...
Summer Glau chats with Summer-Glau.net. She talks about her "lucky day", Sarah Connor, The Serving Girl, and if she'll appear in Dollhouse. More...
More information about Nathan's Pilot - Castle. 'Drive,' 'Firefly' star set to play lead in 'Castle' Nathan Fillion has apparently enjoyed his time working at ABC, because he's signed on to a pilot at the network. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy season 8 "Time Of Your Life" poster. Looks like Dark Horse will send retailers this shivers-inducing four-part poster as an incentive. Any chance it might be turned into a series of third variant covers ? It's just that awesome.

April 25

Buffy Omnibus Vol. 4 Released Next Week. The 4th volume of Dark Horse's Buffy collection comes out next wednesday! More...
Heir To 'Slayer'. A New York Post article on the beginning of Dollhouse production.
Happy Birthday Zoe! Gina Torres turns 39 today.
Neil Patrick Harris talks Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. And now we find how he came to star in Joss' internet musical.
TV Guide gives a Cheer to "Criminal Minds" and Nicholas Brendon. More...
(SPOILER) Another review of the Dollhouse pilot script. "There's a pervasion of the creepy lurking throughout this pilot. Different kinds too. There's a sci-fi creepy in it and there's a stain-on-your-soul kind in there too". More...

April 24

Nikki Finke reports Nathan Fillion cast in pilot. "ABC DRAMAS -- Castle (ABC TV Studios/Beacon TV) -- Pluses seen are Andrew Marlowe writing and producing, and Rob Bowman directing, and Desperate Housewives alum Nathan Fillion set for lead." Desperate Housewives alum? Pshaw! Dr. Horrible alum!!
Summer Glau Amongst FHMs "100 Sexiest Women". Only Whedon alum on there this year as far as I can see.
David Boreanaz to appear on the Late Late Show. Taping on May 7th. More...
Seth Green on Conan tonight. At least where it's still April 23. More...
Davis, CA Serenity Screening 10:00 pm Thurs. This is a regular (not Charity) Serenity Screening. More...
Morena Baccarin on stage in Princeton in May. Morena Baccarin is treading the boards for an adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s "The Seagull" called "A Seagull in the Hamptons." She plays Nina, and the article talks about the play and includes quotes from Morena.
PDX Browncoats announce guests for 'Can't Stop The Serenity' screenings. Dark Horse's Scott Allie and Sierra Hahn will be there along with Amanda Sullivan, Director of Equality Now's Women's Action Network. More...
Watcher weighs in on Sarah Connor Chronicles. Chicago Tribune's TV-blog critic gives a (mostly negative) assessment, but hopes for the best next season.

April 23

Tom Lenk...Pop Diva? Tom interprets a Britney Spears hit, live on stage.
Amber Benson and Adam Busch in "viral" videos. Amber Benson and Adam Busch appear in some satiric political videos. Both are in the first one; Mr. Busch is also in the second and third. More...
Joss Whedon's 10 finest moments. Den of Geek! picks Joss' best work from television, comic books and film.
Dollhouse begins shooting today. Great to see Joss back in action.
Dollhouse now visible for everyone on IMDB! In related news, Stacey Scowley , once one of Spike's victims on "Buffy", has confirmed on her official website that she has scored a small part on "Dollhouse".
Buffy - Then and Now. Fluffy photo feature over at DigitalSpy. And look! There's a second part as well. More...
Jonathan Woodward wants your vote! Not for himself -- Whedonverse Hat-Trick actor (of "Buffy," "Angel" and "Firefly") Jonathan Woodward is hosting a fundraising event for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama in New York. (Scroll down to see the "host" info.)
Ken Jennings blogs about Firefly. Yes, that Ken Jennings. The 74-time Jeopardy champ shares some thoughts on Firefly, which he just recently watched. Also a brief Buffy mention.
Severance: a new tale from the Sereniverse. Andy Evans has put up the final chapters of his podcast miniseries! Great writing, perfect music and short episodes make this an easy listen... More...
Creating Browncoats At The Red Cross. Whimsicalnbrainpan volunteers at the Red Cross and found a new place to donate Firefly/Serenity DVDs. More...
A stake in Buffy. Rhonda Owen wonders if Buffy is now technically considered an "undead" franchise. More...
Visual rundown of the new Dolls. AfterEllen.com gives us pictures and a brief listing of the final cast and characters of Dollhouse! Plus, a beardy Joss picture. *Mild spoilers in the nature of thumbnail character descriptions and snippets of gushy reviews*
Dose.ca reports that Wonder Woman is on again (and features a Joss quote). Two guys still writing it.
Vote for Emmy's top 10 outrages. Buffy snub included.
Michael Muhney is excited for Dollhouse! A great interview with Michael on a German website. Who knew the guy could speak German? He talks a bit about fatherhood, Veronica Mars, Dollhouse, and the one that got away...

April 22

Elizabeth Craft & Sarah Fain answer fan questions about Dollhouse! An exclusive question session was held with Dollhouse producers/writers Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain, which offered the fans a unique chance to ask these charming ladies about anything related to Joss' new show. And now, the answer are in!
Buffy #12 takes 6th place for March. ICV2 estimates that the issue shipped 88,930 copies to North American comic book stores. The hype for #12 (which turned out to be the Buffy/Satsu romance) led to an increase of around 900 copies on the previous month. Also in March, Serenity: Better Days #1 came in at no. 26 with 62,300 copies shipped and Angel: After The Fall #5 took 31st place, shipping 49,558 copies. More...
Save the "Crush" Drusilla figure. A petition has been started to get Time and Space Toy's attention regarding the canceled "Crush" Drusilla figure. More...
Tom Lenk Interviewed at Starpulse.com. In which he talks Buffy, Dollhouse, what he's currently working on and being nude.
TV Guide Interviews HIMYM's Cobie Smulders , who mentions Joss and being talked about to play Wonder Woman. More...
Vote for Summer Glau at Spike TV's "Guy's Choice" Awards. She's up against Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil 3) in the "Fiercest Female" category for her work on the Sarah Connor Chronicles. More...
Joss Whedon Strikes Again. Jill Golick reviews the Dollhouse pilot briefly - and glowingly! No spoilers. More...

April 21

It's Official! Fox Says They'll Be Back. The Hollywood Reporter says Fox has issued a 13-episode order for "Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles". No word yet on a time slot, but that may be announced in upfonts next month.
(SPOILER) Nathan Fillion To Stay On Wisteria Lane? Kristin says we haven't seen the last of Nathan on ABC's "Desperate Housewives". Video contains also spoilers for other shows, like "Bones" or "How I Met Your Mother". More...
Read these! Best books on TV. To mark National TV Turnoff Week, Entertainment Weekly recommends that viewers should read books about TV instead. And so the Buffy Script Books get a glowing recommendation. In related EW list mania, Sunnydale High gets chosen as one of the worst pop cult high schools that you wouldn't want to attend.
The Mystery of Shepherd Book. The A.V. Club looks at 16 unresolved television plots, character arcs, and cliffhangers.
Olivia Williams in Miss Austen Regrets. Olivia (Dollhouse's Adelle) can be seen on Sunday as the lead in this prime time BBC One drama. Many glowing reviews of her performance here. More...
Top 5: Characters taken out like chumps. Kendra's death in Buffy season 2 comes in at number two on this Zap2it list of characters "who met their ends in an uncharacteristic, unremarkable, and/or lame fashion".
Tom Lenk's photography in The Guild. Those embarrassing modeling shots of Bladezz (Vincent Caso) in episode nine were taken by Tom Lenk.

April 20

William Shakespeare's Serenity. Two choice moments from Serenity, brilliantly transformed into blank verse in the style of the Bard. More...
Bid for 'Angel: After The Fall' comics signed by Joss Whedon and Brian Lynch. Some of the proceeds will go towards Equality Now.
Joss Whedon to guest in Robot Chicken again. Seth Green announced that the first episode of the next season will feature Joss and Ron Moore.
Firefly at Target for $17.99 this week. Not everyone has a copy you know. More...
(SPOILER) Angel After The Fall #7 release date pushed up to May 7th. Up from May 28th, according to TFAW.com
(SPOILER) NYCC Dark Horse Panel. The Dark Horse panel today offered some small nuggets of new info on upcoming issues of Buffy Season 8. More coverage over at IGN.com. More...
Leave Diablo Cody alone. Tom Lenk thinks you should. More...
Sarah Connor Chronicles will be back, TV Guide says. Michael Ausiello says he has several sources that say the show will return for a second season, altough Fox hasn't confirmed it officially. There's been hints the past few weeks that the show will return.
(SPOILER) Stephen Mooney has posted inked covers for issues 8+9 of After the Fall. This is for Slay Alive's Angel Interaction cover contest. More...
Buffy Tarot Card Set Being Released By Dark Horse. Looks like we now know what that third image released yesterday with the Buffy #17 covers is connected to now.

April 19

(SPOILER) Newsarama interview with new Runaways writer Terry Moore. Marvel will relaunch the series with a new #1 issue in September 2008. Warning: a potentially spoilery image by Humberto Ramos may cause fans to overload with squee. More...
Joss in Fast Company (May 2008). Joss and Whedonverse noted as inspirational to Lost, Heroes, Battlestar, and others.
Original Pages from Serenity: Better Days #1 for auction. Pencils by Will Conrad, 5 pages listed.

April 18

Can stop the Serenity? Are there enough copies of the Serenity film print to go around for all of the charity screenings this year? More...
Minear reference in Save Hiatus webcomic. Note the top left corner of the whiteboard in the first panel. More...
(SPOILER) CBR feature on the upcoming Buffy season 8 arc. There's a first look at the very impressive cover art for issue 17 for starters. And a great interview with Dark Horse's Sierra Hahn about the "Time of Your Life" arc.
Ask Neil Patrick Harris anything! Entertainment Weekly will be interviewing Neil very soon and are looking for questions. So it's a good opportunity to ask him about "Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along Blog". More...
'Zoe's Revenge' statue cancelled. SerenityStuff quotes a Diamond Select rep as saying that the Serenity statue "was cancelled due to lack of retailer interest".
Giles cracks safes starting May 1. ASH is starring in new BBC drama "The Invisibles".
(SPOILER) Alex Garner's cover for Angel: After the Fall #9! It's posted over at the RyallTime Blog. More...

April 17

See a screening of Chiwetel Ejiofor's movie Redbelt today in SoCal. "A sneak preview of Mamet's newest film, Redbelt, will be held on Thursday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m., followed by an in-person discussion with the director."
Proof Joss Whedon is a social media visionary. Firefly captioning displays uncanny foreknowledge of innovative technology. More...
Episode 9 of The Guild is up.
Alan Tudyk to star in new ABC pilot. And it's a comedy to boot. More...
Dollhouse gets a new cast member. Variety reports that Harry Lennix has been added to the pilot. ETA: Joss confirms the other new cast members, Miracle Laurie and Amy Acker!
David Boreanaz offers child-fan a job! No really he did! At the Paley convention for Bones, though I think it was in jest. More...
Happy Birthday, Sean Maher! Our favorite uptight Doctor is 33 years old today. Hadn't seen a post about it yet, anywhere, so... :)
New (short) James Marsters Q & A up. James discusses squid, and whether he chooses to see Spike on-screen, or himself. More...

April 16

Does Serenity have Longevity as a Franchise? Today's franchise theme continues with a AMC blog post that looks at whether Joss' movie could become a global brand.
"We've already started staffing on 'Sarah Connor'". Kevin Reilly, Fox Entertainment President, gives hope for a second season of Summer Glau's new show.
Bad Fandom: Worn Out By Whedonites. Katey Rich at cinemablend.com laments having Joss Whedon fans for friends. More...
Vote in the "Greatest Franchise on DVD ever" poll. The Buffyverse goes head to head with the likes of Doctor Who and Stargate in the semifinals of Agent DVD's poll. The choices have be considered on the criteria of quality and "cultural impact, longevity, spinoff potential and breadth of influence". More...
Buffy Season 2 - One of the Best 15 Seasons of the Past 20 Years. In a new series at Pajiba, Stacey Nosek says "...it was just the right combination of fun and drama; of humor and heartache; of quips and jolts — not to mention the bang-up writing — which made it the most stellar freaking season in an overall stellar freaking series." More...
(SPOILER) Dollhouse Pilot Outline. Kristin Dos Santos provides the scoop. And an eighth-grade book report. Very spoiler-y. There's another glowing review of the pilot script over at Televisionary.
James Marsters @ Grand Slam 2008. "It is a HOT day in Burbank, California, 95 degrees outside but for BtVS fans it is hotter indoors at Creation Entertainment’s Grand Slam. After a slizzlin’' Spike/Buffy video, James Marsters hits the stage for his Q&A. The fans rush to line up at the microphones in anticipation of questioning their idol".
Kiss the Bride - Trailer and stills, includes Amber Benson. Movie synopsis, trailer, and production stills. Amber, as ever, looks amazing.
David Boreanaz's Blog. He talks about the Philadelphia Flyers in game one and two of the NHL playoffs.
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch shows cover for Spike ATF #2. Brian returns to his blog with two new entries detailing the progress on Angel ATF 8 and reveals Urru's quite piss-taking cover for Spike's spinoff. Angel must feel the vitriol:-).
CharityBuzz Auction for Lunch with Jewel Staite. Part of the Waterkeeper Alliance Earth Day auctions.
Summer Glau nominated as one of TV Guide's Sexiest Stars. TV Guide is planning an issue on the Sexiest Stars on TV. Summer's in the list of nominees for Sexiest Sidekick. The results will be announced May 5th. More...

April 15

Nightmares in Head Trip. A buffy reference in the webcomic.
Buffy Goes Dark: Essays on the Final Two Seasons of Buffy. This book which covers seasons 6 and 7 will be out sometime towards the end of the year. More...
(SPOILER) More David Boreanaz comments on "Bones". IF Magazine interview with Mr. B about the return of the show he stars in and executive produces (with a few other folks).
Global Sponsors of CSTS Charity Screenings Donations listed. Prizes! More soon... More...
Nice article on why David Boreanaz's Bones may just be the best show of its kind on TV. Also, contains season 1 and 2 blooper reels.
Paley Center NY screening Buffy Reunion Panel on April 25. A chance for those on the East Coast to see the entire Q&A on video. Paley members can reserve now, general public seats on sale Wednesday. More...

April 14

"Captain Mal (Aiming to Misbehave)" by Possible Oscar. A wonderfully fab tribute to Serenity. Interestingly enough the song ended up getting used in an awesome furry Captain Mal video which in turn leads rather neatly to the sheer bizarreness of QMx's first Serenity Spirit Animal aka the Mal Fox.
(SPOILER) Dr. Horrible Conjures Up Internet Buzz. Article summarizing what's already known about Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog, as well as speculation on what the project could mean for the webseries format. More...
Joss Whedon, Sugarshock! and Buffy Season 8 nominated for 2008 Eisner Awards. Buffy is nominated for "Best Continuing Series" and "Best New Series", Sugarshock! for "Best Digital Comic" and Joss is up for "Best Writer". More...
Sci-Fi Con-artists. Our Mrs. Reynolds is listed as one of the con artists of the future. More...
(SPOILER) Emma Caulfield passed on 'Battlestar' audition. She would have auditioned for Six and/or Starbuck. Video has potential spoilers for Smallvile and other shows. More...
Happy Birthday Sarah Michelle Gellar! Thirty-one years ago today the essence of acting talent was plucked from the heavens and bestowed upon a newborn babe. And I mean babe. More...
Well looky thar! Favorite pirates of How Stuff Works. Doing some reading on "how pirates work" and came across this most delightful surprise where I had no reason to suspect it. I love little life touches like this! More...
(SPOILER) Bones returns Monday with an all new episode. This links to the official FOX site where there be videos of the upcoming episode. Bones is moving to Mondays at 8:00 just before House.
Grand Slam in photos. Photographs from the Creation Grand Slam event in Burbank featuring James Marsters ( pages 3 and 4) and Camden Toy ( Gnarl demon and the Gentlemen: pages 20 and 21). More...

April 13

Nathan Fillion on *New* Desperate Housewives tonight! According to Yahoo! TV. More...
Once More with Feeling Karaoke CDG released in the UK. Songs from OMWF and about 10 other Buffy songs in karaoke versions, for your home singing pleasure. More...
Charity Auction for Dinner with Jewel Staite and Paul McGillion back on. "All previous bids were indeed lost." This a charity auction to raise money to help with medical bills of Babz Chula. More...

April 12

Happy Birthday Nicholas Brendon!
Chiwetel Ejiofor gets in the Endgame. Chiwetel has joined the cast of Vantage Point director Pete Travis' next film, Endgame, also starring William Hurt. More...
The hottest women not on TV : Canadian female screenwriters. Includes a brief interview with Tracey Forbes, writer of BtVS episodes "Something Blue", "Beer Bad" and "Where the Wild Things Are".
Elisabeth Rohm Welcomes a Baby Girl! Boy, what some people will do to get out of appearing at Grand Slam.
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz Talks About Bones. David talks about Booth's characterization, gets a little feisty when someone calls Bones a "bubble" show, and says he'll be directing an episode at some point. Wee spoilers for some upcoming episodes.
(SPOILER) The Flip, the Flail and the Flounce: When Fandom Implodes. Merlin Missy takes a humorous look at fandom. "This essay contains spoilers of Torchwood S2, episode one of S4 Doctor Who, episode one of S4 Battlestar Galactica, and Issue 12 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8".

April 11

Another Starfury guest cancellation - Alan Tudyk no longer able to attend. According to Sean Harry, Alan is unable to attend due to work committments with ABC.
Angel & Buffy Props auction: Boretz Demon Cast and more. New Buffy and Angel items for auction, including screen-used photos of David Fury, Bortez Demon cast, D&D prop sheet, etc. More...
Lakeview Terrace trailer available on Yahoo. A trailer for the new Samuel L. Jackson thriller, with an appearance by everyone's favorite Shepherd, is available in standard and hi-def formats.
How well do you know your 'Verse? Bored at work? These Firefly and Serenity quizzes will while away the time quite nicely.
New Haven, CT Serenity 11:30 pm screenings. They're happening this Friday and Saturday. More...
Television Without Pity's wiki. The site is calling on all "Buffy" buffs to add to its wiki.
Tony Head speaks out against animal cruelty. According to the information I've found online, a Costa Rican "artist" starved a dog for "art," and is now being honored. More...
Grand/Slam Sci-Fi Summit Schedule is up. When to see Tom Lenk, Elizabeth Rohm and the "iconic" James Marsters. More...
(SPOILER) Ryall gives preview pages from Angel #9 and Spike #1. This shows art from new Angel artist Nick Runge, and b+w page from Urru on Spike. More...

April 10

Joss working on Toy Story 3? More...
Firefly Tea - a shiny brew. Milk and two sugars please Mal.
Nathan Fillion one of EW's "50 Actors We'd Watch in Anything". I definitely agree with that assessment!
Ask James Marsters. SFX Magazine are looking for questions to ask James for an upcoming feature.
Torture in the 'Verse. The author ponders on what's behind the "eroticized male torture in Joss' work".

April 09

Joss Whedon is one of the judges for the 9th Annual Golden Trailer Awards. Also on the jury are Morgan Spurlock, Eli Roth and Tony Hawk. More...
(SPOILER) Serenity: Better Days #2 Discussion. Issue two of three hits comic stands today.
(SPOILER) First look at James Marsters in 'Dragonball'. Well most of him anyhow.
Felicia Day gets pulled over by a cop .....wait.... make that a cod. Here's a kind of weird April Fools day video featuring Felicia Day. More...
Sending A Wave podcast interview Nathan Fillion. It's a very indepth conversational style interview (so a little different from the norm) between Nathan and a fan about the 'Hero' art project, Drive and of course Firefly and other Fillion related projects. Part one of the feature is here. More...

April 08

Happy birthday, Emma Caulfield! Our favourite bunny-fearing ex-vengeance demon turns 35 today. More...
Firefly on Blu Ray confirmed! Contacts at Fox confirmed to TVShowsonDVD.com that the upcoming release of Firefly is on Blu Ray. More...
Buffy Season 8 wins industry awards. According to the Blog@Newsarama, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1 was named Comic Book of the Year Under $3 and Licensed Comic of the Year" at Diamond's 2007 Gem Awards. More...
Jane Espenson talks LGBT themes in Sci-Fi World. Jane, along with Tom Lenk, comments on LGBT themes in Battlestar Galactica and Buffy.
Kristine Sutherland on New Amsterdam. The lovely and talented Kristine Sutherland appears as Didi Gleason in Episode 1.7 "Reclassified." Click the link title to watch the episode. More...
Sugarshock! in print. In amongst the Dark Horse solicitations for September is the "Myspace Dark Horse Presents Volume 1", featuring none other than the axe-wielding (musical axe, not literal), Viking-despising Dandelion. More...
Serenity: Better Days #2 shipping this week. According to Diamond's shipping list.
James Marsters, Tom Lenk & Elisabeth Rohm at Burbank Grand Slam. All are guests at the Creation Grand Slam convention this weekend (Apr. 12-13).
(SPOILER) Variant cover art for Buffy #16. The artwork is by Georges Jeanty and the issue will be out on July 2nd.

April 07

"Conversations with Dead People" board. Dark Horse is releasing a Buffy-style Ouija board in September for $29.99.
"Nothing But Red" now available for purchase. This anthology of literary and visual arts was inspired by Joss' post about the killing of Du’a Khalil. All profits go to Equality Now. More...
Website for "Repo the Genetic Opera" is up. Info on the horror/musical starring Anthony Head as Repoman. More...
Who creates and enjoys Sci Fi and Fantasy more – Brits or Yanks? TV Guide’s Matt Roush defends the honor of American TV using Buffy, Angel, BSG (and others) as examples of US creativity.
Fox Forgoes Pilot in Favour of Sets. "Fox Broadcasting Co. decided to forgo a pilot for its new series "Dollhouse" by "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon, opting to invest money instead in building the elaborate, life-size dollhouse that will be the show's set".
Pink Raygun interviews the creators of Buffy Between the Lines. Great article about the fan-made audio drama, which explores the lives of the Scoobies between Buffy seasons 5 and 6. More...
Den of Geek article about licensed comics. Discussion includes Season 8 and After the Fall. No plot spoilers.
Morena on stage in New Jersey this May (Mann's Seagull in the Hamptons). "The production at the New Jersey venue will begin previews May 2, open May 9 and run through June 8. ... the company of Mann's adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull will boast Jacqueline Antaramian, Morena Baccarin...."
2008 Serenity charity screenings now in 34 cities. 36 Screenings, 3 Countries, 17 US States, 5 Aussie States, 3 Canadian Provinces! More...

April 06

A Misfit of Science thinks Nathan Fillion should be the new Knight Rider. Andy Grieser, a columnist for Zap2It.com, thinks a revival of "Knight Rider" could work if Nathan was behind the wheel instead of likely lead Justin Bruening. That may work if the producers decided the new driver should be Michael Knight's cousin, not his son. More...
Julie Benz appearing at Emerald City Comicon! May 10th & 11th, Seattle WA, along with Wil Wheaton, Adam Baldwin, & others
"Wesley Wyndham-Price" warns City Council of possible zombie attack. City Creek is vulnerable to attack, apparently.
(SPOILER) Info and cover art for IDW's After The Fall comic books in July. Comics Continuum has the details for Angel: After The Fall #10 and Spike: After The Fall #1.
James Marsters is coming to Dragon*Con 2008! I was just checking the official list on the con's website again, and look who was just added! More...
'The music is about as addictive as World of Warcraft'. Dynamic Forces interviews Felicia Day about a number of things, including (of course) Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.

April 05

Julie Benz brightens airline mag. A quote leads off the Celebrity Finds section of the April AA magazine. More...
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's official solicitation for Buffy #16. Release date and description for part I of Joss' next arc. Will add the variant cover as soon as it's up.
Nathan and Ron are coming to Australia! The Hub Productions presents Nathan Fillion, Ron glass and Jason Palmer, May 10-11! More...
IGN's Top 50 Chicks Behaving Badly - Faith comes in at nine. IGN's list of the most evil females in fiction.
Tahmoh Penikett mentions Dollhouse during interview. In an interview about the end of Battlestar Galactica Tahmoh Penikett makes a mention of his role on Dollhouse and says he's looking forward to working with Joss and Eliza. More...
Amber Benson book signing. Amber will be among several writers signing their latest books at Dark Delicacies in Burbank on April 12th at 5pm.

April 04

"PS I Love You" DVD for pre-order on Amazon. It's scheduled for release on May 6, 2008. Now available for pre-order from Amazon. More...
Check out the Movie/TV Quote of the Day on IMDB. I think the answer is King Lear, but I could be wrong ;)
Operation Full Burn: Liftoff! about to begin. Simply put, a Fan-led project to draw attention to UniversalHD's re-showing of Firefly as a weekly Series in HD. It's a way of waving our arms at Universal and saying, "Look! We're still here!" :). More...
"Gone but not forgotten" - UGO.com's favorite cancelled shows. Do you even have to ask which shows are on the list?
(SPOILER) Bendis talks about Agent Brand in Secret Invasion. Warning: the linked article spoils just about everything in Secret Invasion #1. The full relevant, spoilerless quote can be found after the jump. More...
Inside Jane Espenson's frakkin' amazing job. TV Guide chats to Jane about Buffy, Battlestar Galactica and which of her characters she'd have lunch with.
XKCD and Summer Glau together again. The webcomic shows us a unique way to namedrop.
Omaha, NE Serenity Midnight screenings Fri & Sat. More...
Article on the start of the German Buffy season 8 on a major website. For those of you interested and capable of reading german, one of the major german papers gave this article on the start of the german version of Buffy season 8. Quite a shiny review. More...

April 03

Olivia Williams to play in "Dollhouse." Televisionary's Jace reports Olivia Williams (Rushmore, Miss Austen Regrets) has been offered the part of Adele on Dollhouse. Jace gets the scoop, and The Hollywood Reporter confirms the news. More...
(SPOILER) "Super Cat" opening scene and more info about Nick on "Criminal Minds". Get a preview of Nick as Super Cat. More...
Remembering Du'a Khalil on April 7th. Last year, Joss wrote an impassioned post about the death of Du'a Khalil titled "Let's Watch A Girl Get Beaten To Death". This year, various events around the world will mark her death. They include the launching of the anthology "Nothing But Red" and two conferences which will be held in Paris and London. There's also various online campaigns as well. More...
SMG Birthday Project (Donate to her favourite women-empowering poverty-fighting charity). Just passing along this news. Our little slayer turns 31 on April 14th, so for the occasion, a few fans came up with the idea to donate to a good cause in her name. More...
(SPOILER) IGN Comics reviews Buffy #13. A generally favorable review. And AICN's Herc approves of the ish too. IGN also reviews Angel: After The Fall #6 giving it 7.8 out of 10.
River Tam -- autistic? EW's PopWatch offers the character as an example of autism.
Anthony Stewart Head's "Merlin" to air on NBC in US. The Chicago Tribune's TV writer, Maureen Ryan, details NBC's Fall line-up which includes ASH's new fantasy series, "Merlin". More...

April 02

"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" released on DVD yesterday. Starring Johnny Depp and featuring a cameo appearance by our very own Anthony Head.
James Marsters mention in Gareth David Lloyd interview. Gareth talks to iF magazine about his character arc, as well as a nice little mention of his experiences working with James on the set of Torchwood. More...
(SPOILER) New Astonishing X-Men Art. For those curious to see what post-Whedon Astonishing X-Men will look like. More...
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #13. Drew Goddard's "Wolves at the Gate" arc continues. So come and tell us what you thought of it.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel: After The Fall #6. The start of the First Night interlude, find out what happened on the night of Not Fade Away.
ABC picks up Nathan Fillion's pilot of Repo Brothers. At this year's Cut Festival, Nathan shares the news about the pilot he wrote.
"The Signal" podcast interview with Dark Horse Comics editor Scott Allie.
The Legend of Zelda Film Trailer. Camden Toy who played, in Buffy and Angel, one of the gentleman, Gnarl, the Ubervamp, and finally "The Prince of Lies" in the Angel episode "Why We Fight" appears in the trailer for an adaptation of the Zelda video game series. More...
The top ten things we'd like to see in Buffy and Angel comics. IFMagazine has a list of Buffyverse characters that they'd like to see appear in Buffy Season 8 and Angel: After The Fall.
Firefly Fridays are now on EW.com's PopWatch Blog. Features clips of "Joss Whedon's late, lamented sci-fi western" just for fun.
Dick Cheney crowns OMWF the best episode of "Buffy". And fights to support his claim on Intellipedia. More...
Buffy, Firefly, and Angel 50% off at Amazon. Get the Buffy Chosen Collection for $100, Firefly Complete Series for $25, or Angel Complete Collection for $70 as part of Amazon's sale on sci-fi television. More...
(SPOILER) Preview page from Angel:First Night (Issue 6) which is released tomorrow. A new page from the story that is drawn by comic book legend John Byrne.

April 01

(SPOILER) Another report from the set of Dr. Horrible. One of the actors in Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along-Blog gives her account of shooting a scene with Nathan Fillion. Slightly spoiler-ish. More...
Several Whedonverse franchises make Mahalo's list of best fictional brands. Blue Sun, Doublemeat Palace, and Fruity Oaty Bars all make the grade.
What ever happened to Ripper? Televisionary wonders about the fate of the Buffy spin-off. Could this be the only footage of it we'll ever see?
D&D Player's Handbook errata shops in the verse (today only). Brown Coat Cost; 10 gp Armor/Shield Bonus: +1. More...
Dreamwatch interview with James Marsters and his manager about the Rift convention. The Rift, the world’s first all-Torchwood convention, will be held on Saturday 26 April 2008 at Porchester Hall in Central London.
Auction to raise money for Babz Chula's medical bills - dinner with Jewel Staite is up for grabs. Babz Chula, a Canadian actor, is once again battling cancer. A group of her friends and colleagues has formed a website to help raise money for her medical bills. More...
Warren Ellis comments on Giant Size Astonishing X-Men. Warren responds to criticism of the delays on Giant Size AXM. More...
(SPOILER) James Marsters talks Torchwood, Spike and Dollhouse. Find out how much he loves Torchwood, what his ideas were for the Spike movie and whether he'd read for Joss' new show.
THE Original Browncoat back up on eBay. Some of you may recall a few years ago when Shawna Trpcic and Jonathan Logan auctioned off the original screen-worn browncoat for $12,000. Well, now it's back up on the auction block. With a $300 starting big and no reserve! More...
The Guild DDR Video. Those behind The Guild promised that if their fans' voting won them the YouTube award, a certain video would be posted. They won. The video's been posted. And now it's linked here.



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