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May 31

A 'Save Dollhouse' PSA. Glorious mickey-taking from Remote Viewing. More...
Slayage Conference Starts Next Week at Henderson State U, Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Beginning a week from today, the Conference features over 40 sessions of Whedon discussion--including 4 keynotes, one of whom will be Whedon's professor Jeanine Basinger (yay!). More...
Pancakes (and more) For CSTS. Browncoats having a mornin' shindig in Austin, TX.
Cast discusses "A Seagull in the Hamptons". Cast members including Morena Baccarin discuss various aspects of the Chekov adaptation.
New Serenity: Better Days artwork up for auction. There's some really nice Will Conrad original artwork up for grabs. Oh and Will's taking questions in the comments section if you want to ask him something.

May 30

Bones: One of 10 Hidden Gems to Discover this Summer. According to Entertainment Weekly (and me :) ). More...
Christina Hendricks on the cover of Entertainment Weekly. This is for their Summer TV Preview issue, as Mad Men is slated to return on July 27th at AMC. More...
Tim Minear signs two year deal with 20th Century Fox. According to the Hollywood Reporter, "[he] will work on existing 20th TV series and develop new drama projects for the studio".
Equality Now Needs Browncoat Pics From 2007 CSTS Screenings.
Fun site of Jossisms. Thinkexist.com (tagline: Finding quotations was never this easy!) lists 67 of their favorite Whedon quotes, along with the opportunity to add to it.
Brian Lynch: Answering Questions, Part 3. Third part of Brian's Q&A podcast is up (along with a high-res version of David Messina's Angel: After the Fall Issue 8 cover).
Nick Brendon treads the boards. Nicholas will star in "Three Headed Dog," directed by Tiffani Thiessen, as part of the Blank Theatre's annual Young Playwrights Festival. More...

May 29

Joss and Eliza talk Dollhouse. In a one-minute YouTube video from FOX.
(SPOILER) Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men out today. Four years and twenty five issues later, Joss' run on Astonishing X-Men comes to an end. It's been one heck of a read.
"What I Love About Fox". Highly amusing 'mockumentary' asking Fox's stars, both big and small, why they love working for Fox. They even do an after-credits scene (though not with a Whedon actor). More...
Happy Birthday Doyle! Our favorite half-demon, the late Glenn Quinn, would have been 38 today. Television fans miss you, sir.
UK Can't Stop the Serenity Charity Screenings still possible. Organizers signed up for Leicester and Warwick. Go UKers!
TV Guide's Sexiest Men of all Time. David Boreanaz is #11. Links to a video, so probably not dial-up friendly.

May 28

Joss on Buffy's future. Will we ever see live-action Buffy again? Well....
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon: Inside Dollhouse. Joss is interviewed about a number of things including Dollhouse and his friendship with Eliza Dushku.

May 27

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 8 #15 preview. Preview of the issue over at Comic Book Resources. More...
HBO's "Recount" — a Somewhat Behind the Scenes View. Blogger Bob Harris, who is a friend of Danny Strong, has written about the difficulties Strong faced in getting Recount made. More...
A Dollhouse location pic. If you've been wanting to know what kind of place Tahmoh Penikett's character lives in, well now you can find out.
(SPOILER) Pencils from Buffy season 8 'Wolves At The Gate' part 4. Fan meeting Georges Jeanty leads to two snaps of pages from next issue. HUGE spoilers for two particular characters.
Serenity Cast River Sword High Pose T-shirt. Here is a Larger image of the shirt.
(SPOILER) Advance Giant Size Astonishing X-Men review. IGN gives three advance reviews for Joss and John's final X-Men issue. Largely (though not entirely) positive.

May 26

Future on Fox confirms DOLLHOUSE viral/ARG/transmedia game on. Keep your eyes open. They also addressed your cancellation fears...on a weekend, no less! More...
AICN's Recount Review Roundup. Links & excerpts to a pile of almost entirely positive reviews of Danny's foray into writing. And Roger Ebert offers a rather positive review of the movie also. (Thanks to Arninetyes for the Ebert link.)

May 25

A Seagull in the Hamptons. Variety reviews the modernization of Chekhov's The Seagull. Morena Baccarin takes on the role of the actress Nina in the play. More...
The 2008 Can't Stop the Serenity Poster and t-shirt. Links to cities selling these at the Can't Stop The Serenity website.
Buffy Mentioned on NPR—Again. In a program on geeks and nerds, author Holly Black uses Buffy as an example of when geeks began to be cool. And, unrelatedly, an amusing BtVS/Angel mention in the L.A. Times' review of the Hallmark Channel movie "Shark Swarm," directed by the familiar name of James A. Contner.
CulturePulp interview with Chiwetel Ejiofor. Mike Russell of The Oregonian talks to Chiwetel Ejiofor about Redbelt. And a little bit of Joss. More...
Creative teams that revolutionized comic books in the last few years. Joss Whedon and John Cassaday. Need we say more?
Entertainment Weekly reviews Recount. A very positive review from EW on Recount. A brief mention of Danny Strong. More...

May 24

Nicholas Brendon laps up Buffy Comics. Xander Harris himself is enjoying the comical world of Buffy these days. Nothing to do with the 5000 or so slayers he's surrounded by of course...
Danny Strong Discusses "Recount" In The New Republic. In a two part discussion in The New Republic, Danny Strong, Jay Roach, and Jonathan Chait revisit the 2000 Florida recount in light of the new HBO film (written by Danny) on the topic, "Recount." There's another interview with the L.A. Times (thanks to Standard Genre Trope for the link). More...
Fox begins Viral Campaign for Dollhouse. ... and Fringe and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. To be honest, we only know it's related to Dollhouse because of Future on Fox's tags, but that's probably at least part of the game. More...

May 23

Dollhouse set photos. Lots of lovely pics to ponder over.
EW picks Anthony Stewart Head as one of 33 Hotties Over 50. ASH is in good company as Entertainment Weekly lists out actors - like Harrison Ford and Mary McDonnell - all old enough to have grandkids, but who can still get the blood pumping.
D'Hoffryn is a Mad Man! Short post in Basket of Kisses (fan blog for Mad Men) about Whedoneverse crossovers. Of course I knew about Vincent and Christina, but apparently D'Hoffryn is also on Mad Men.
TV Worth Watching review of Danny Strong's Recount. Mixed review - enjoyable but forced in spots. Edited to add link to NY Times review, which is very positive, but doesn't mention Danny.
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch answers more ATF questions. It is the second part of the podcast. Includes Brian's favourites in several categories and spoilers about two certain blondes. More...
Joss talks about those Dollhouse ad breaks. He tells Sci Fi about how Fox's Remote-Free TV experiment will affect the show. And there's also discussion about Eliza's role as a producer.
(SPOILER) Detailed description of Nathan Fillion's pilot Castle. The detailed description is on the right side. I hope they used the real authors for "his poker playing buddies James Patterson, Sue Grafton, and Stephen King". More...
Interview with Danny Strong at Television Without Pity. Recount is covered, as well as the Buffy episode Earshot, and his friendships with Jane Espenson, Tom Lenk, and Adam Busch.
And in this corner...Faith LeHaine! An American professional wrestler, relocated to the UK, has a familar moniker...and it's no coincidence. More...

May 22

"I couldn't take my eyes off him, he was that intense of a guy." USA Today article with several compliments from the cast and real-life inspirations for Danny Strong's Recount.
(SPOILER) Angel,Spike and sideburn questions answered. Brian Lynch once again answers your questions in a podcast at his blog.
Runaways headed for the big screen. Brian K. Vaughan will write the movie adaptation for Marvel Studios.
48 Serenity Charity Screenings, Events in 43 Cities, 5 Countries. The five countries are US, Aussieland, Canada, New Zealand and Kosovo (if there is no emergency or unrest in the region Kosovo). New US states include LA and VA. Also the Memphis screening needs Browncoats. Can you help? More...
(SPOILER) Joss, Eliza & Tahmoh—3 reasons to already love 'Dollhouse'. An article on Dollhouse from Chicago's Red Eye.

May 21

James Marsters to star in "Moonshot". A drama about the days leading to the Apollo 11 launch to the moon. James will portray astronaut Buzz Aldrin. It will air on the History Channel and ITV in 2009.
This month's SFX magazine is giving away free Buffy and Angel novels. It also contains coverage of the Paley Reunion,Dollhouse and various other Whedonverse tidbits. More...
Adam Baldwin Serenity Shirt on Ebay for Charity. Looks like this is the last and final shirt!
Christian Kane just added to the KTRY Listener Appreciation Concert in San Jose tonight. He is not listed on their site as of yet but if you're in the San Jose area you can print off your free pass to see Christian perform as he kicks off his California radio tour. More...
Eliza being interviewed at the EW party. Dollhouse and Joss mentions, "he's the master".
Angel: After the Fall #1 [Director's Cut] released today. A special features packed re-issue of the 1st issue,with corrections,script and writers notes. Should be interesting. Newsarama has a 5 page preview of the issue which includes a look at the script.
Joss directed Office US episode on ITV2. Finally the first episode directed by Joss is airing in the UK tomorrow, 11:30pm BST. More...
Daniel Dae Kim stars in "Andromeda Strain". Which will air May 26 & 27th on A & E. He plays Dr. Tsi Chou a microbiologist who used to design biological weapons, in this two night event. More...
NPR has another story on our favorite Slayer and Buffy Studies. NPR.org's most viewed story from 5/19/08 was the piece on Buffy and Jamie Tarabay, the Iraq War correspondent. This morning, Steve Inskeep talks about Buffy Studies on Morning Edition.
DollhouseForums propose guerilla fan-marketing for Dollhouse. "Dolls Unite" campaign proposed to build buzz about the show before it airs, in an effort to prevent cancellation WAY in advance. More...
The Truth of Buffy - Essays on Fiction Illuminating Reality. Another collection of essays which will out be later on this year. The authors will focus on "ways in which Buffy reflects, illuminates, and clarifies its audience's real-life experiences". More...
The case for Nathan Fillion to play Indiana Jones. Should Nathan be the lead for a rebooted Indy franchise? The author of this article seems to think so.
Ten vampires that don't suck. Sadly Spike and Angel didn't top the list but they did get beaten by a couple of legendary vampires.
FOX invites you to The Dollhouse. They've set up an official Facebook page, where they're uploading videos and such about the show (and will be adding more stuff going forward). Let's see how many people are looking forward to the show..

May 20

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles on DVD. Press Release for the Complete First Season on DVD. To be released August 19th.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to join "2012". The apocalyptic thriller stars John Cusack, and is being directed by Roland Emmerich. More...
Whedonesque goes to New York. Last night at the Paley Center, an event called "Click Critics: The Power of Fan Websites" was held. Zeitgeist from Whedonesque was on the panel as were fans from other sites. And by all accounts, a good time was had by all. More...
Jewel Staite becomes full-time cast member of Stargate: Atlantis. "Staite described Keller as growing more comfortable with her place in Atlantis this season. "She steps up to the plate a little bit more," Staite said. "She's becoming more courageous.""
What's this apple? Sci Fi Wire talks to Joss at last week's upfronts about Dollhouse.
Runaways #30 pushed back again. The new release date for the last issue penned by Joss is June 11th.
Amber Benson and Adam Busch are Droning On. Amber and Adam will co-direct the independent feature Drones, to star Jonathan M. Woodward. More...

May 19

Buffy #13 is 11th biggest-selling comic of April 2008. It's that time again - sales charts are released, and issue 2 of Drew Goddard's "Wolves at the Gate" arc just misses out on a top 10 placing. Serenity: Better Days #2 reaches 32nd, Angel: After the Fall #6 is 45th. More...
Alyson Hannigan 'rich in love, life.' USA Today interviews Alyson Hannigan about her relationship with our other favorite watcher, Alexis Denisof and her character on "How I Met Your Mother." More...
Firefly Ship Works, Ltd. A very cool website set up by Quantum Mechanix. It was created so fans can keep track of the progress of the large scale Serenity replica model.
Dollhouse creates buzz at LA Screenings. According to the Hollywood Reporter Dollhouse "created considerable buzz among buyers over the weekend based on just an eight-minute showcase."
"Buffy Saves a Baghdad Reporter's Soul". NPR reporter Jamie Tarabay reflects on how watching "Buffy" helped her cope while reporting in Iraq. More...
CBS taps Jeffrey Bell for mid-season series "Harper's Island". This horror drama is described as "Scream" meets "10 Little Indians".
SaveHiatus gives Whedonesque some love in this week's strip! More...
How I Met Your Mother season finale airs tonight. Starring Alyson Hannigan and Dr. Horrible himself, Neil Patrick Harris.
(SPOILER) Cover art and info for IDW's After The Fall comic books in August. The Angel cover is incredibly good and the Spike one is a fun nod to a previous issue.
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog almost done says Joss. He tells SciFi Wire "we're literally just finishing it". Looks like it could get released on DVD.
Dr. Horrible gets an Internet Movie Database page.
"The Circuit" starring Michelle Trachtenberg airs on ABC Family on June 8th.
(SPOILER) Bones season finale Monday night. Nice visit to the set of Bones while they were shooting the season finale which airs tomorrow night. There are spoilers here.

May 18

Bringing back memories. I stumbled upon a video from the wrapping of the 1992 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" movie. Joss speaks briefly (but truthfully) at the end of the clip. More...
(SPOILER) TFAW.com has exclusive photo incentive covers for Angel #9 and Spike #1. The Spike cover can be found here.
NPR's Fictional Profiles: Holden, Buffy & Bugs. NPR's "In Character" is profiling 50 or so fictional characters; our girl is one of them. More...
Dead Bro Walking: Characters Of Color In Joss Whedon's Buffyverse. A critical look at race portrayal and relations in Buffy and Angel.
(SPOILER) Nathan Fillion in Desperate Housewives Season Finale on Sunday. Article contains the words bloody, gun, sinister, creepy, tragedies. Sounds like a perfect episode for Nathan. More...
Dollhouse Trailer (revised). The revised version with final titles is available for your perusal. Enjoy!
Advertising the Impossible. Done The Impossible will run advertisements during the episodes of Firefly on Universal HD, starting tonight. They have a total of four different ads. The ads contain some footage not found anywhere else (including the Done the Impossible DVD). They are also running a sale in celebration of their new ads.
CanWest and Channel Ten pick up Dollhouse. Dollverse received news that Canadian network CanWest and Australia's Channel Ten have both picked up our favorite new show. More...

May 17

Chiwetel Ejiofor video interview from Reel Talk. No Firefly mention, mostly "Redbelt" related. Nice career retrospective though.
Olivia Williams in Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures. For those in the UK, BBC Four tonight at 8.30 is giving us another chance to see Olivia Williams play the author in this repeat from 2004. More...
(SPOILER) Entertainment Weekly feature on Dollhouse. There's some intriguing info from Joss and a couple of new pics as well.
Tony Head is an All-Star Mr! Tony and his partner Sarah Fisher will take part in the game show All-Star Mr & Mrs, airing on ITV tomorrow night. More...
"You're killing me! You're better than this". Joss on how he intervened to save Eliza's career.
Brian Lynch gives a (backwards) sneak preview of Angel:After the Fall #1 (Directors Cut). This special edition of the first issue with script and notes from Brian should be released next week.
(SPOILER) MyCup O'Joe: a sneak peek at Runaways #30. Joe Quesada presents a plethora of pencilled preview pages for people to peruse of the Purple One's penultimate issue of Runaways. More...

May 16

The Buffster in the buff. SMG poses nudish for a skin charity. Cool!
The Firefly-Serenity Chinese Pinyinary. Now updated with translations for the Chinese dialog and writing that appeared in the Serenity: Better Days mini-series.
BTVS Tarot Deck now available for pre-order! TFAW.com has the new Buffy deck at 20% off for those who pre-order. More...
Sunnydale roleplaying setting in Second Life. We just got an email about a cool Sunnydale setting for you Second Lifers out there. More...
Joss Whedon's stalled Wonder Woman used as an example of DC's cinematic frustration. "I'll bet the DC people were crying when that fell apart." More...
TV Worth Watching says Dollhouse is best new series. Also love for the reduced ad time.
Happy Birthday Angel! David Boreanaz turns 39 today.
Pics from yesterday's Fox Upfront. Boreanaz! Glau! Dushku! Three Buffyverse alum at the same event.
Serenity Charity Screenings on sale in 19 cities now. Also CSTS picked up a new global sponsor. More...
Two Firefly Marathons on Sci-Fi Channel: One today, May 16th, from 8am to 4pm, and the other on June 6th, same scheduled times. The first Marathon covers the Pilot (Serenity Pts 1&2) through Jaynestown. The second repeats Jaynestown and carries through Objects in Space. This means we've got the entire Series Airing in less than a Month. Shiny!
Season finale of The Guild. Take a break from all the wonderful Dollhouse news to watch Felicia Day and crew in the final The Guild for this season.
"The Gift" one of TV's Greatest Season Finales. The end of Season 5 (and the show's run on The WB) makes EW.com's list of the top 25.
(SPOILER) Dollhouse Exclusive Clip. Sneak peak at Dollhouse featuring Eliza Dushku and Tahmoh Penikett.
Gossip Girl: Season One bows on DVD in August. Featuring Michelle Trachtenberg.
Dollhouse to have less in-episode commercials. According to The Hollywood Reporter when an episode of Dollhouse it will only have half the normal level of commercials in an effort by Fox to "redefine the viewing experience". More...
Dollhouse Trailer. What more do you need to know? Go watch and then come back and discuss! Thanks to gossi for this one. More...
Fox's Kevin Reilly explains launch strategy for Dollhouse, Fringe. Nice words from the suit behind Joss' return to TV, including suggestion that he had a say in heading to midseason.
Marc Blucas in Eleventh Hour. TelevisionWeek hosts some sneak peeks of CBS Fall shows, including Eleventh Hour, featuring a bearded Blucas.

May 15

Georges Jeanty is Toronto-bound. He'll be appearing at Fan Expo Canada this August. More...
First Dollhouse promo pics. All the cast in all their glory.
Dollhouse to air on Monday nights in 2009. The show will be the lead-in for '24' in January. Time slots for The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Bones were also announced. More...
Joss Whedon - The L.A. Times interview. In which he talks about Dollhouse, being part of the Fox family and Doctor Horrible's Sing-Along Blog.
(SPOILER) Pink Raygun's 10 Facts About Dollhouse. The ladies read the pilot script and put together a list of facts about the dolls and the Dollhouse. More...
"Tortured" Michelle Trachtenberg. High school was not a happy place for her, but now she's channeling that into her role as Georgina Sparks.
See Juliet Landau's "In Flight" in Detroit this Friday and Saturday. Be the first to see the documentary Juliet did about Gary Oldman. She is screening it at the Motor City con this weekend, where she is introducing the film and then doing a Q & A after the film. And click here to read an interview with her. More...
James Marsters cancels on Fangoria. He will not be attending the convention next month as originally planned. More...
Warren Christopher angry at 'Buffy' Nerd over 'Recount'. New York magazine's Vulture blog comments on the controversy surrounding Danny Strong's screenplay for "Recount" in standard tongue-in-cheek manner, and adds a little shoutout to everyone's favorite Superstar. More...

May 14

(SPOILER) Discussion of Serenity: Better Days #3. The last issue of the mini-series came out today. More...
Video of Alyson Hannigan's "Late Night" visit to Conan. For those of you that just couldn't keep your eyes open any longer. More...
Dollhouse news from Joss! Lots and lots of juicy tidbits to be had. Kristin confirms that Joss mentioned a 13 episode order. Also Joss posts here as well.
Mal & Wash in 2008! Fun t-shirt for Election 2008 via io9. What party? I wonder.
Tony Head on Jonathan Ross. BBC1, Friday 16th May, 10:35pm BST. More...
Interview: Chiwetel Ejiofor on Redbelt, Serenity, and Watchmen. First Showing.net talks with Ejiofor about his career, his new movie and difference between making smaller movies like Kinky Boots vs a movie like Serenity with a huge fan base.

May 13

How I Met Your Mother renewed. The LA Times reports that Alyson Hannigan's show 'How I met Your Mother' has been renewed for a fourth season by CBS.

edit: Confirmed by Carter Bays More...
Future Entertainment Part 1: Reviewing 'The Guild'. "The times, they are a-changin’. Mentions of The Guild, Dr Horrible, Felicia Day, Joss and how their creations for web content will change the industry." Mild spoilers for The Guild. More...
Skin games -21 favourite examples of gratuitous television. Buffy doesn't get spared in this EW.com list of shows that had moments of 'blatant titillation'.
(SPOILER) An Interview With Alyson Hannigan! She talks about last night's episode of "How I Met Your Mother", Britney Spears and Jason Segel- nudity. She also teases the season finale of the most awesome comedy on television. Spoilers for HIMYM's third season ahead.
(SPOILER) Zap2it reviews Dollhouse pilot script. Also contains spoilers for Fringe.
Serenity: Better Days #3 (of 3) ships this week! Also shipping: Buffy Season 8 Vol. 2 - No Future For You TPB!
Serenity $7.50 this week at Best Buy. Best Buy's weekly ad lists $7.50 DVD's, includes "Serenity." Price good through Sat. May 17th.

May 12

DVD Release date announced for NBC's Chuck. Featuring Firefly/Serenity/Angel's Adam Baldwin. DVD Artwork also included.
Buffy Bites 2008. A new book of Buffy trivia, mistakes, cast information and more. More...
(SPOILER) The Shepherd's Tale. New Shepherd Book comic detailed at the Fireflyfans LJ community.
TV Worth Watching blog says Dollhouse is new series he is most excited about. Brief blog entry about his coverage of the network up-fronts this week. More...
Variety confirms mid-season pickup for Dollhouse. Fans will have to wait till the new year to see Eliza in action.
'Bones' Star Emily Deschanel Just Wants to Have Fun. An aim which her notoriously humor-minded TV partner co-star is all too willing to accomodate. More...
Felicia Day is Pretty/Scary. She talks about Dr. Horrible's Sing Along, gaming, and the plan for The Guild to become a TV series.
Serenity on Blu-Ray. Sign up to be notified when this item becomes available at Amazon.com. More...
Seth Green's doodle for NF up on Ebay. The auction for Seth's doodle ends May 18th. More...
Strong take on "Recount" drama. Danny Strong is interviewed by Politico.com about his screenwriting debut, an HBO film about the 2000 election.
Deadline Hollywood - 'Dollhouse picked up for mid-season'. Nikki Finke has the latest news on Joss' new show.

May 11

Nathan talks Trucker, Firefly and Dr Horrible. "It’s gonna rock."
Vancouver CSTS - Jewel Staite to do Q&A before screening. "She will also be autographing some items for the silent charity auction." More...
(SPOILER) First colored page from Spike:After The Fall #1. Chris Ryall posted the first colored page from Spike:ATF #1 at his blog and it looks good.

May 10

Hero: True Strength. The latest Martin Firrell/Nathan Fillion collaboration. More...
Director David Solomon is in the [Doll]House. The fan blog Dollrific! notices that the former Buffy producer and 'Out Of Gas' director has joined the Dollhouse team.
Video of Nathan Fillion on Australia's The Morning Show. About Nathan's time on Desperate Husbands and People's sexiest man alive list. And Nathan's the "nicest guy in Hollywood."
Solicitation For Dark Horse August Releases Is Out. Includes Buffy Season 8 #17 and the Buffy Tarot Cards with images of several more cards.Plus the Serenity Better Days trade and ornament. More...

May 09

Brad Meltzer talks Buffy Season 8. Newsarama talks Buffy and Joss with Brad Meltzer. It's at the end of the interview. A sampling: "I got the secretive e-mail with the blood oath attachment from him that asked if I was in or I was out. Of course, I said I was in, and then came the second e-mail with another blood oath, and a blood rite, and that one had the grand plan of what was happening in the series."
Golder Trailer Award winners announced. Joss was one of the judges on the panel. The ceremony will be broadcast on May 26th on MyNetwork TV.
Tooned Up Willow released. Sideshow releases Tooned Up Willow for preorder. Looks like her famous season 5 pose from the scene where she attacks Glory in Episode 19, "Tough Love". More...
Cover art for the Buffy season 8 'Wolves at the Gate' tpb. Amazon.com has a shipping date of November 1st for this volume but as ever that's subject to change. The website also has cover art for the Serenity: Better Days trade paperback.
Bye Bye Private Practice. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Marti Noxon is leaving "Private Practice" to move on to other projects. More...
Juliet Landau and Georges Jeanty at Motor City Comic Con. They're among the multitude of guests announced for the convention, to be held May 16-18 in Michigan. More...
Screenwriter John August writes Angel. Lilah Morgan explains derivatives to the gang. More...
And she's cool if you accidentally call her "Tara". One fan recounts a recent meeting with Amber Benson after a screening of Amber's film "Lovers, Liars and Lunatics".

May 08

Chiwetel Ejiofor talks to The Onion's AV Club. Mostly about his new film, "Redbelt" and his process. Nothing too spoilery. More...
Newsarama shows Buffy Tarot's High Priestess. Well, it's not that hard to guess who she is.
Morena Baccarin cast in new ABC pilot. She'll be the female lead in this untitled Dave Hemingson legal drama.
Astonishing X-Men #1 Video. Marvel has produced a really cool multimedia version of Joss Whedon's Astonishing X-Men #1.
Chiwetel: Leading Man. Our favorite Operative discusses his career from his big break in Dirty Pretty Things to his star turn in the new martial arts movie Redbelt. More...

May 07

Bring your kid up on Firefly! io9 holds a poll asking "What's the best show to get your kid hooked on?" - Firefly is one of the options.
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #14. The Buffster takes the fight to Japan in the third part of Drew Goddard's 'Wolves at the Gate' arc.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel: After The Fall #7. The 'First Night' interlude continues as we find out more about what happened after 'Not Fade Away'. And preview pages for this issue can be found over at Newsarama.
"Dollhouse" up for midseason? The Hollywood Reporter takes a first look at what the network's upfronts might look like and writes that it seems likely that Dollhouse won't start until midseason. ETA: Though the leading Dollhouse fansite says the Hollywood Reporter got it wrong and that Dollhouse is still set to air this Fall. ETA: FOX says the schedule isn't set in stone yet and is amused by Dollverse journalists. Even more important, there will be previews on the FOX site soon. More...

May 06

Drive Available on Amazon Unbox. Every episode of Drive is now available on Amazon Unbox, including the two that never aired. More...
Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men Delayed Until 5/28. GS AXM has been pushed back to 5/28 and Runaways #30 has been delayed until 6/11. Previously, both were due out on 5/21.
"It's going to be make a lot of people want to sing". Felicia Day talks about "Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" and when it will get released.
Mal's dog tag signed by Nathan Fillion up for auction. Proceeds from this auction will go to benefit Kids Need To Read.
"Recount," written by Danny Strong, premieres on HBO May 25. HBO has a website up for "Recount" with trailers. Unfortunately, there are no writer (or director) credits on the trailers, but Danny (Jonathan) Strong received sole writing credit on the telefilm (per IMDB), so clearly there is life after dying in the Sunnydale High basement.
Another season of How I Met Your Mother? A Hollywood Reporter journalist says "a pickup is considered a given".
Buffy #14 and Angel #7 ship this week. Double-dose of the 'verse!

May 05

Happy Birthday, Vincent. Angel's Vincent Kartheiser turns 29 today. More...
2008 - CSTS Charity Event Affiliate cities. So far Albuquerque, NM and Auckland, NZ. More...

May 04

Christina Hendricks Among People's 100 Most Beautiful. People.com doesn't include a copy in its online version, but you can find a gorgeous pic of her in the "Year of the Redhead" feature in the print version.
The Top 100 Comic Book Runs Master List. Joss Whedon and John Cassaday's run on AXM takes the #38 spot, while Brian K Vaughan's Runaways comes in at #33 and his Y: The Last Man #13. More...
'Buffy' star Benson a study in versatility. Brief interview with Amber while she's in Houston to promote Lovers, Liars & Lunatics and to do a signing for Free Comic Book Day. Includes 10 short videos (4 with Amber herself) plus 25 photos from the day. More...
Undead Americans or Werewolves? Alyrenee is back and discussing everyone's favorite werewolf, as well as his relationship with a witch! More...

May 03

Happy Birthday Christina Hendricks. She turns 30 today. Admit it - it was good for you, too! More...
Joss And Four Acts! In response to the comments to her spoiler-free review of the "Dollhouse pilot" here on Whedonesque, Jill Golick explains the structure of one-hour-long tv shows and once again praises the pilot of "Dollhouse" as "a terrific story", that "leaves you with lots to think about". No spoilers . More...
How to save River Tam in style. Now you can make your own Ariel EMT costume with this very handy three part guide. More...
(SPOILER) Interview with Josh Friedman about T:SCC. Turns out he's worried Joss is going to take Summer Glau away from him. More...
(SPOILER) Other cover For Spike:After The Fall #3. The other day we saw the first cover for Spike: After The Fall #3 at Brian Lynch's new blog. Now at Chris Ryall's blog, we see the other cover for this issue.A very revealing cover too. More...
Firefly's Blu-Ray Debut Up For Pre Order. Amazon's selling it for $62.95.
Eliza Dushku on DVD. Tru Calling - The Complete Series will be released in August.

May 02

Interview with Jack Plotnick (Deputy Mayor Alan Finch). The podcast Joss'd has a really great chat with Jack Plotnick about his time on Buffy.
Anthony Head's heaven and hell. Tony, currently starring in BBC's The Invisibles - which premiered last night - talks to the Telegraph about his best and worst holiday experiences.
Can Joss Whedon tear you away from Lord of the Rings? A cool little comic that references Joss, Nathan and Dollhouse. ...among other popular nerdery. More...
Serenity Charity Screenings in 40 cities, 18 US states now. With "more cities" "steadily being added", the goal to "raise $150,000 with 55 cities participating" seems much closer. Tickets already on sale in 13 cities. More...
The only Australian screening of Sarah Michelle Gellar's "Southland Tales". Popcorn Taxi in Sydney present the one and only screening in Australia of "Southland Tales" + a Q&A with director Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko) live from 'Southland' itself (LA). More...
A report from James Marsters' gig at Borderline. Another awesome fan report.
(SPOILER) Buffy 8.14 "Wolves at the Gate", Part III preview. Dark Horse has released a preview of the 3rd chapter of Drew Goddard's current story arc of Buffy Season 8. ETA: Three extra preview pages to read at Newsarama! More...

May 01

(SPOILER) Serenity: Better Days #3 preview. Finally. More...
Chiwetel Ejiofor to be interviewed on NPR's Fresh Air. Audio will be available at link after 3 p.m. ET (US) on 1 May. More...
Happy Birthday Darla! Julie Benz celebrates her 36th birthday today.
Buy Elisabeth Rohm's booster seat! From April 29th - May 9th, you can bid on baby gear donated by celebrity moms. Bids raise money for Johnson and Johnson's new global charity initiative, www.babycause.com. More...



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