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September 01

Stars of Firefly/Serenity at DragonCon 08. Thank you juice817! Here's part2, part3, part4, part5, part6. More...
Quickie reports from Dragon*Con sing-alongs. The first of what I assume will be at least several mentions of the Dr. Horrible and Buffy sing-along events from this weekend's festivities in Atlanta.

August 31

Our own Mockingbird (aka K. Dale Koontz) made it into the latest issue of Slayage. I admit it. I'm not unbiased. I love Mockingbird... in a platonic-I'm-already-married kind of way of course. And I loved her presentation at this year's Slayage Conference. Now here it is on the Slayage Online Journal.
What I learnt from Joss Whedon by the creator of 'The Shield'. Shawn Ryan, former producer and writer on Angel, reveals what idea he "stole" from Joss for his own show.
Eureka writer praises Buffy season 8. Eric Wallace says "this is one of the BEST COMIC BOOKS out there today!". And if you're a fan of Eureka, you might want to read Eric's thoughts on why he wanted the season 3 opener to be more like the Buffy episode 'Anne' (and how this got shot down).
The Buffy Home Theater Room. Two brothers have created a Buffyverse shrine/museum with over 40 props from Buffy and Angel on display.
James Marsters talks Dragon Ball at Dragon*Con. Geeks of Doom has snippets of info from his Q&A.
Bad Horse Chorus surprises Felicia Day. Just what it says. Happened in Seattle at this year's Penny Arcade Expo. ETA this report from them what did it. More...
Dragon*Con 2008 Live Performance of Dr. Horrible. Hope Captain Hammer didn't break that luggage cart and that it just snaps back together.
New Project with Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion? Slither writer-director James Gunn recently twittered tweeted about a new project and says that both Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk are "involved." More...
Joss Whedon vs. The Sky Bully. Celebrity Atheist List collects some pretty intelligent and catchy quotes from Joss on the subject of atheism and faith.

August 30

Felicia Day Singing at PAX08! Felicia Day sang Jonathan Coulton's "Still Alive" (from Portal) with the singer/songwriter/cewebrity. More...
HBO's "True Blood" strikes while the vampires are hot. Alan Ball's new vampire show draws the inevitable comparisons with our BTVS.
Nathan and Joss discussed in IFC podcast #91. Ideas of termite art form and favorite working leads in good-bad films. A sort of backhand praise for our guys oeuvres. Go to 20 min mark of podcast.
Website on Juliet Landau's film about Gary Oldman is running. Juliet's film about Oldman, "Take Flight", looks at how he made a music video for a Jewish Hip Hop band called Chutzpah, filming only with Nokia cell phones. It started as a "behind the scenes" film, but it also looks at his creative process. This is also her directoral debut. There are interviews with Juliet and her crew, and a trailer. More...
The monsters of Buffy and Angel. FX artist John Vulich has some lovely sketches of early Buffy and Angel monsters up at his MySpace site. More cool Buffyverse stuff of his can be found over at the Optic Nerves Studios website. More...
Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk at DragonCon 2008. The first 9 minutes of the panel on YouTube.

August 29

Dr. Horrible Sings Again, Gets Moist. Doc-ish news on the soundtrack release date and more moist comics, which is so hard. And moist.
Your own disposable slayer. Build your own papercraft slayer. More...
Angel: After the Fall #12 is out next week. According to Brian Lynch's blog, the next issue of Angel is out next week. The same day as Buffy Season 8 #18.
From Abrams to Whedon: TV's most inventive minds. A National Post feature on the five most talented men in the industry.
You can vote for Neil Patrick Harris to win a Relly Award from the Regis & Kelly show. NPH is up for an award for Best Celebrity Hidden Talent.
BBC launches 'Merlin' promo. Will satisfy anyone who has ever wanted to see Tony Head wearing a crown.

August 28

Brian Lynch answers YOUR questions at SlayAlive. Mr. Lynch started a Q&A thread inspired by working on an upcoming "Angel" issue. Jump in and get your questions answered More...
Official FOX "Echo Chamber". Seemingly for real this time, the official FOX blog for Dollhouse is designed, beginning to be seeded with posts, and accessible. More...
Exclusive Serenity Comic Heading to DragonCon. Only 300 of these variant covers will be available at Dragon Con so anyone who wants to get one is advised to buy it quickly. More...
SFX previews S2 of The Sarah Connor Chronicles with Summer on the cover and a six page feature inside. Dollhouse and Chuck are also featured, on a smaller scale, in their look ahead to the new season. More...
NBC orders full season of "Chuck". The network is giving an early vote of confidence to "Chuck," picking up the back nine episodes of the sophomore series. The Adam Baldwin spy/comedy returns to the air on September 29th in the US.

August 27

Return of the Frog. Buffy, Angel and Firefly are now available to watch on TheWB.com (if you live in the States that is).
Felicia Day guest stars on House season premiere. Felicia Day shows up about 30 seconds into the season 5 promo. More...
Wordballoon podcast interviews Brad Meltzer. He discusses among his various projects, his upcoming arc in Buffy Season 8. More...
NPH scheduled for "The Late Show with David Letterman" tonight. Perhaps a "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" mention? Or not.
Firefly and Western Literature. Firefly panel at the Western Literature Association meeting. More...
Dollhouse TV Forum Interview with Tahmoh Penikett. Dollhouse TV Forum has a great new interview with Tahmoh. ETA: looks like they've switched it to reg only to avoid the Whedonesque effect. Update: back to no reg required.
Clips from Buffy the Vampire Slayer : The Score now online. Amazon.com has put up clips from the entire album, which will be released on September 9th.
How Many Jayne Hats Can be Knitted at a Single Con? The Austin Browncoats are gonna find out! More...
The Cast of "The Sarah Connor Chronicles" returns to the Golden Apple comics store. An episode will be screened and a cast Q&A are scheduled for this event on September 13th.

August 26

'90210' returns to Torrance High School. Better known to us as Sunnydale High School, as the New York Post article reminds us. More...
(SPOILER) Kristen E! Online spoilers for Bones Season 4. This link contans HUGE spoilers for Bones and pretty much every other TV show. But the non spoiler news is that David Boreanaz is directing episode 10 this year. More...
Fran Kranz goes on a date. It turns out Joss has more in common with Dollhouse's upcoming geekchild than we thought. Via Dollrific, it turns out he likes to act in web videos. More here and here (NSFW). Legen.. wait for it.. More...
Danny Strong is working the DNC for the AP. Fresh from "Recount," Danny Strong is keeping a video diary of the Democratic National Convention for the AP. First up: an interview with Anne Hathaway. Which is, oddly, presented as text. No idea yet what form this video will eventually take; anyone with more knowledge please comment about it.
(SPOILER) Raising the Bar - An Early Look. TV Squad's Kona Gallagher gets a look at the first three episodes of J. August Richards' new show, but doesn't like it too much. No actual mention of J. in the review, alas.
Doctor Horrible in The London Paper. Doctor Horrible gets prime billing in The London Paper's "Night In" section. A complimentary (if slightly belated) article in a free paper targeted at commuters in The City and so read by several thousand Londoners. More...
Vampires and Slayers Behind the Scenes on Angel Continues. Just thought I'd float a reminder that Vampires and Slayers is continuing to release behind the scenes interviews on ATS every week, this time covering Hero and Parting Gifts. This week they also feature an audio interview with Joss about our favorite future slayer, Fray. More...
James Marsters wins "Best Guest Star" award at Kryptonsite. James' portrayal of Brainiac in Smallville Season Seven won him the lion's share of the votes in his catagory. More...
Jewel Staite nominated for a Best Actress Gemini. The awards honour the best in Canadian television and she is nominated in the Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role category for her role in Stargate: Atlantis.
The story of Buffy the Animated Series. It was to be shown on Fox Kids. Find out more in this MTV.com interview with Jeph Loeb.
James Marster's British Accent: One of the Worst? That's the opinion of sci-fi-centric io9's Meredith Woerner (I respectfully couldn't disagree more).
Proselytizing for Joss. The blog "Izgad" compares Firefly and its Browncoats to the UFO cult described by Leon Festinger in When Prophecy Fails. More...
Sunnydale High School, how we fear you! MSN lists the Best and Worst TV High Schools and places the Scooby Gang's alma mater under "Worst Schools for Life Expectancy"... surprised?

August 25

Snyder listed in the AV Club's 26 Worst Educators. The AV Club gives a nice shout out to Snyder at #15.
Nathan's Castle picked up by ABC. Looks like Rob Thomas' Cupid will be picked up as well.
Smallville's Supergirl Laura Vandervoort is a fan of Buffy and Joss. At this weekend's Toronto FanExpo,Laura Vandervoort did a Q/A with Michael Rosenbaum where she revealed her Buffy and Joss Whedon love along with working with James Marsters being a highlight of her season with Smallville. More...
Geekson reviews Dr. Horrible. In their latest podcast, the Geekson crew review Dr. Horrible, and discuss what it was like to see it at Comic-Con with a room full of fans and the creators. Lots of other Comic-Con reports included in the rest of the show. More...
More New York Times fun with Dr. Horrible. Thesis: Web serials kinda suck. Problem: Dr. Horrible didn't. Solution: Ease Dr. H out of the category. More...
All good things.... Jewel Staite is NOT married to Matthew Fox. Onward to Dragon*Con and the future!

August 24

Tony Head talks about his grandmother's grave. A follow-up of sorts to that article we had earlier about the church wanting to expand by building over graves. More...
Which SF show creator will get an Emmy nod for 2008-2009? Joss gets included along with just about every other major genre player in this Slice of SciFi Weekly poll.
Marsters wins Syfy Portal Award. James wins Best Guest Actor Category for Torchwood. Those Supernatural fans take Best Website ahead of Whedonesque.
Bonnie Friedericy and John Billingsley invite you to LEGENDARY BINGO. Bonnie, Cordelia's dress shop boss in BtVS S3 and Jasmine's assistant Patience in "Angel" S4, and John, werewolf expert Dr. Royce in "Unleashed" on "Angel" S5, are co-hosting the fundraising event on Wednesday 3 September at Hamburger Mary's in West Hollywood. More...

August 23

(SPOILER) The Middleman gets their Buffy on. Full episode available for viewing online, with fun shout outs to Buffy and Angel. Looks like this is for USA only. More...
Mark Sheppard thinks that "Whedon fellow may have a future in this business". New blog on MySpace by Mark Sheppard.
First look at the Buffy game for the Nintendo DS. IGN describes it as an "interesting melding of Resident Evil-style third person adventuring, and first-person shooting". The bad news is that there's no distributor for the game outside Europe.
Dollhouse to be screened at MIPCOM this October. If you're really desperate to see Joss' new show, you'll need to make your way over to Cannes, France and pay around &euro 1300 to become a "participant" at the industry event. More...
Meet Mark Sheppard. Count Gore De Vol interviews Mark, mainly about his role as Romo Lampkin on Battlestar Galactica, with occasional sidesteps into Whedonesque territory. (20 mins, on Vimeo) More...

August 22

Seth Green is a rare TV star who actually watches TV. AP story mentions Seth Green as one of the few television actors who actually watches TV regularly. More...
California Browncoats raise $10k+ for KNTR. The just-announced totals from the fundraiser held in and around Comic-Con, benefiting Kids Need To Read.
Buffy blamed for women leaving the Church of England. The Daily Mail leading the way into how to sensationalize serious research. Slightly better coverage over at the Telegraph.
Buffy raising bucks for Make-A-Wish. Nice article about The Slay-A-Thon.
NPH to host 2008 Creative Arts Emmys. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced yesterday that Neil Patrick Harris and Sarah Chalke are to host this year's Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday September 13th. It will air on E! on September 20th.
Interview with 'the man behind the curtain'. Joss talks with Ellen Gray about various aspects of Dollhouse, from finishing the set 20 minutes before filming began, to reshooting the pilot, to trying to produce the series with all eyes on him and Eliza. More...
J. August Richards is bringing the sexy back. Just a little blurb from Buddy TV written by someone who is very excited to have Gunn back on television.

August 21

Buffy and Angel partwork to begin in the UK. A new partwork, The Buffy Collection, launches on 18th September in the UK - the TV advertising campaign has just begun. Each fortnightly issue features a DVD containing four episodes and a companion magazine. Both series will be included. Link goes to the official site. More...
Nick Brendon updates his audio blog. He talks about his experience doing his play, upcoming Criminal Minds appearance, going to Glasgow for a convention, writing for SuperCat, his love for Buffy the Animated series, and more. More...
Batman 3 Directors - If Nolan's out, then who's in? IGN discusses who they think should take over for Christopher Nolan, if for some reason he couldn't direct Batman 3. As one might expect, Joss Whedon is an option.
(SPOILER) Seven-page preview of Buffy #18. Newsarama provides them, from part three of "Time of Your Life". It all starts with the word "nothing". (Technically it's six pages and a cover.)
TV Guide wants Charisma to Dance With The Stars. TV Guide has given their picks for who they want to see on the upcoming season of the reality hit. They think our favourite seer could fill the 'The Female Hottie' role.
Anthony Head's Repo Man in all his glory. Check out high-res stills of our former watchful librarian in full-on creep mode (with optional helmet) as the murderous Repo Man in "Repo! The Genetic Opera." More...
"Shiny!" Little Kaylee update. Quantum Mechanix' Little Damn Heroes Kaylee maquette is available for pre-order now. More...
Stargate Atlantis canceled. Jewel Staite joined as a full time cast member this season after being a recurring guest in season 4. Now the show's been canceled but there will be Atlantis movies.

August 20

So Fresh, So Fox Photo Shoot. A behind-the-scenes look at Fox's 2008 image campaign featuring, among others, the casts of Dollhouse, Bones and The Sarah Connor Chronicles. More...
The storytelling engine of Angel. John Seavey looks at the ideas that made up Angel. It's an incredibly good read and if you want more, then have a look at his examination of Buffy. More...
All singing, all social - how Dr. Horrible got its buzz. Direct Magazine looks at how Joss and co hyped the internet musical phenomenon.
Overlooked, they could fill an Emmy hall of shame. Boston Globe lists the shows which should have gotten Emmy noms, which of course includes Buffy the Vampire Slayer. More...
Nathan interviewed about Edmonton Fringe Festival. City TV has posted two video clips from the Edmonton Fringe Festival that feature Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk. More...
(SPOILER) Sneak Peak at Bones Season 4. Kristen of E-Online's sneak peak interviews with David, Emily, Hart Hanson and Barry Josephson (writer/producers). Contains HUGE spoilers for Season 4 which premieres (in the US) Wed Sept 3 at 8:00.
John Byrne writes and draws "Angel: Blood and Trenches". John Byrne discusses the 4-issue WWI-themed project and "Angel: the Series". He also shares two penciled pages from "Angel: Blood And Trenches" and some early sketches.
Those dern academics are at it again! This year's call for papers on Whedonology by the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association has a deadline for November 15th, with the annual meeting being held in February next year. This year, the Dr. Horrible phenomenon has been added to the suggested topics. More...
Another year older and still looking mighty fine! Happy Birthday to James Marsters who turns 46 today!!! More...
(SPOILER) Why Dollhouse's original pilot will make a better second episode. A look at the scripts. More...
(SPOILER) Summer Glau talks Sarah Connor. Our favourite future psychic assassin turned future robotic assassin previews what's to come in Season 2. More...
That daring young fiend. Ven from Save Hiatus gets into the Evil League of Evil video contest. I want an MP3 version...

August 19

Julie Benz talks Dexter, Rambo, and Buffy. Just in time for today's DVD release of Dexter's second season, USA Today's Whitney Matheson offers up a recent interview with Julie Benz. More...
Nathan and Alan at Edmonton Fringe Festival. Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk are participating in a nightly improv show at Edmonton's Fringe Festival. More...
Some Lovely New Dollhouse Photos. Dollverse has a pile of new photos of the cast for you to pore over and wildly speculate about.
Astonishing X-Men HC volume 2 out in December. Marvel's solicitations for November were released today - included in them is the second and final hardcover volume for Joss' Astonishing X-Men. Due out December 3rd. More...
Comic books sales continue apace. Estimated sales figures have been released for July 2008, with strong results for Whedon books. Buffy Season 8 #16 sells 82,031 copies, maintaining its top ten position in 10th place; Angel: After the Fall #10 is 51st with 43,024 sold; Spike: After the Fall #1 sells 36,974 with a strong debut in 59th place. More...
TheDigitalBits shows off a very blue Blu-Ray cover art for Firefly. Available to pre-order at Amazon.com.
"Vampiric Puppet Lamentations" pays homage to the Buffyverse. The new episode of The Middleman involves an evil puppet. Fortunately, they invoke Buffy before you can set the Smile Time gang on them.
Opening date set for "Cabin in the Woods"? ComingSoon.net apparently is on the inside track as to when Drew Goddard's directorial debut will be hitting theaters (i.e. October 23, 2009). More...
(SPOILER) Alex Garner's Cover for Angel #14. We've seen Nick Runge's beautiful cover for the fourteenth issue of "Angel: After the Fall," and now we get Garner's. More...
(SPOILER) Anthony Head on his "Genetic Opera". Sir Watcher himself talks with Fangoria's Chris Alexander about his role as the singing, slashing and organ-snatching Repo Man.
Dr. Horrible Poetry? The Dr. Horrible team challenges us to some creative rhyming and syllable counting on Twitter, asking for Dr. Horrible themed limericks and haikus. More...
Alan Tudyk joins DragonCon guest list! Yet another Firefly guest has appeared on the DragonCon guest list!
Dexter Season 2 , with our favourite sire is out today the 19th. More...
David Boreanaz wishes the FBI a Happy 100th Anniversary. Video - Happy Anniversary and thanks to the FBI from me as well. More...

August 18

MySpace Dark Horse Presents TPB Vol. 1 Comes Out Wednesday. According to Diamond Previews. This includes all three parts of Sugarshock. More...
Lying In The Gutters unveils new Joss rumour. A trailer starring Joss Whedon, Damon Lindeloff and Brad Meltzer? ETA - It's Brad Meltzer's Book of Lies Trailer.
The Sarah Connor Chronicles Season 1 DVD: Behind the scenes. Summer. Mirrored Shades. Homage to T2. And cast pics for the new season can be found over at Grrl TV.
Buffy still inspires teens. Tulsa World publishes essay by high schooler on how Buffy is her role model. More...
Will Conrad Original Serenity Art for Sale. This time from the recent Serenity MySpace Dark Horse Presents online comic. ETA - Will Conrad Art, Will's new website, is now online. More...
Vote for Buffy to be shown at the Emmy Awards. To mark the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards, the powers that be have decided to let the public vote for tv's most memorable moments and show the winners during the award ceremony. Buffy jumping to her death in 'The Gift' gets nominated in the drama category. More...
NPH to guest on Live with Regis and Kelly today alongside Gwyneth Paltrow, Avril Lavigne and Eric Dane.

August 17

Dr. Horrible sing-alongs are in the works. The folks behind the "Once More, With Feeling" sing-alongs report that they're in talks with Mutant Enemy to bring Dr. Horrible to theatres for a new sing along.
Vincent Kartheiser and the boys of Mad Men do a Style layout for Playboy. Killing us with a look...and that flask. His other shot is here.
SMG fights the power. The Buffster is among the newest A-List celebs challenging SAG leadership. More...
The search for Kimi continues. Another friend of Kimi reaches out. More...

August 16

Nathan Fillion will be at Dragon Con! He's now listed on their guest list, but it hasn't made the front page yet. (This almost makes up for Adam Baldwin cancelling. Almost.) ETA: He's now on their front page.
Yahoo! users top-rated sci-fi films. Serenity makes the list at #30. More...
Mark Sheppard joins Dollhouse. The fansite Dollverse has the scoop.
Jason Biggs wears Drew Goddard's pants.
Eliza Dushku as Comeback Kid. film.com thinks Eliza is lucky to score the coveted lead in Dollhouse considering her Tru Calling flop. Which of course was cancelled immedia-- er, wait a sec, didn't it last for two years? More...
Buffy Between the Lines is Back! Season 2 of the award-winning podio drama Buffy Between the Lines comes down your feed Saturday, 16 Aug. More...
NPH to perform at Hot In Hollywood tomorrow night. Neil and his HIMYM co-star Josh Radnor are part of the 2008 lineup for the annual HIV/AIDS benefit. More...
The Operative Goes Hand-to-Hand. Martial arts film Redbelt from our favorite Operative releases on DVD Tuesday, 26 Aug. More...

August 15

James Marsters' August Q+A. New questions and answers for August. More...
Poor Dawnie. She's made the TWoP 10 Most Annoying TV Characters list! (At least she's near the bottom at #9...)
Comic Book Resources has an analysis of June's comic sales. Both Buffy and Angel come out very favourably.Buffy was the bestselling non Marvel/DC comic, and Angel was the 2nd best non Marvel/DC. Very impressive. More...
The five most rabid fanbases. The Whedonites make the list, afflicted with Jossiness as we are.
(SPOILER) Promo video for Bones Season 4 premiere. An entertaining clip from 'Yanks in the UK' the season 4 two hour premiere. The second promo video can be found here.

August 14

Filking party at Making Light. Over at the Making Light blog there is currently a thread in which slash is being versified to "The Ball of Kerrimuir". All of SF/F is fair game; other genres have also crept in.
Whedonverse Sonnets--a fan project. Fantastic poetry about the Whedonverse by one of our own members. More...
(SPOILER) The Alex Garner Cover For Angel:After The Fall #13. I don't think it's spoilery but I put a warning to play safe.
Neil Patrick Harris for veep! Comedy Central speculates on which NPH role would make the best vice presidential candidate for Barack Obama. Unbelievably, Dr. Horrible doesn't make the short list.
Batsu - a reflection of open-minded sexual ambiguity. After Ellen's Malinda Lo writes about Buffy's relationship with Satsu and the new trend in society where people want to be "open minded" without necessarily being called a lesbian.
Details and cover for Bones season 3 DVD. Starring our old friends David Boreanaz, T J. Thyne and Tamara Taylor. More...
NPH on Sesame Street Outtakes. You heard me. Outtakes from Neil Patrick Harris's Sesame Street appearance. More...
SciFiNow's ten best mentors. Giles comes in at number 6.
Happy Birthday Zack Whedon! Here's to wishing the creative mind behind "The Hammer is my Penis" a happy birthday. More...
Nathan Fillion guesting on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson again! Get free tickets! Remember to keep an eye on the schedule because the date kept changing last time. More...
Happy Birthday Robin Balzer! One of the benefits of having an unstable reality field is the opportunity to celebrate the birthday of the coolest woman introduced in Season 8 in our very own verse! More...

August 13

Serenity sequel "not happening" says Joss. Speaking to MTV.com about the persistent sequel rumours, he says they're not being circulated "by anyone who owns a studio" and "nobody's knocking on our door".
An Interview with Brad Meltzer. Towards the end of this interview, Meltzer briefly discusses Buffy Season 8. More...
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel: After The Fall #11. Events come to a head, will Angel and co survive?
Summer Glau talks Terminator. She tells SFX all about her character Cameron and what it's like working on 'The Sarah Connor Chronicles'.
Join James Marsters at a Dragon*Con private party/concert. Sounds pretty awesome, if anyone can manage to get a ticket.
You could win big at this year's Browncoat Ball. Also some shiny fancy party pics on Main page. More...
Captain Hammer is Caramelldansen. Yeah, I'm not sure what caramelldansen is either... but apparently Captain Hammer's pretty good at it. More...
Empire Online posts list of the 50 greatest comic book characters. The list includes Wolverine at #4..."[Wolverine] has a deep appreciation of ice-cold beer (see, for example, Joss Whedonís Astonishing X-Men, where beer brings Wolverine back from a hypnotised state)." More...

August 12

IGN interview with Tahmoh Penikett. Talks about the what it was like working on Dollhouse, with Joss & the end of Battlestar Galactica.
Hollywood goes Silicon Valley. Joss headlines TechCrunch50 conference panel which will "showcase the efforts of a posse of entertainment luminaries who are creating content exclusively for the Web." More...
Fox's own "Dollhouse @ Comic-Con" video. Haven't watched it through yet. Direct link to YouTube page for those that prefer. More...
Closed captioning on Dr. Horrible fixed. Back on August 6, the Dr. Horrible twitter announced that the closed captioning on Hulu's streams of Dr. Horrible had been fixed. More...
Felicia Day's final Dr. Horrible interview. Exclusively at DoctorHorrible.net.
G4TV's Attack of the Show covers Dr. Horrible. Quick interviews with Joss, Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day and Nathan Fillion. More...
Signed Buffy and Angel posters are part of EW's "Most Prized Pop-Culture Possessions". A very, very lucky fan indeed. I wish I had relatives in "the biz"! More...

August 11

Vampires and Slayers: Angel Remembered. VampiresAndSlayers.net is beginning an ongoing series of behind the scenes posts about Angel (reg required). More...
(SPOILER) Cover art for Buffy #20 (now with added nostalgia). Dark Horse releases Georges Jeanty's cover for the "special" twentieth issue. The solicitation info for that issue as well as Jo Chen's cover can be viewed here.
Seth Green negotiates guest stint on "Heroes". EW's Ausiello reports on negotiations for multi-episode arc.
Joss talks about his Batman movie pitch. In the wake of The Dark Knight holding the #1 spot for a fourth week in a row and on course to become the second highest grossing film of all time behind Titanic,Joss talks about his aborted plans to reboot the Batman film franchise. More...
James and David are nominated for TWOP's Tubey Awards. Vote for James Marsters for Best Guest Star (for "Torchwood") and for anyone else in the "Least Favorite Actor" category to make sure David Boreanaz does not win this particular (dis)honor. More...
Covers for Angel After The Fall #11. Brian shows us on his blog the final result for both no.11's covers. The variant is by Stephen Mooney.
Eight years in the making: Buffy gets score soundtrack. According to Variety's "The Set List", Rounder Records will release a compilation of music from Christophe Beck's score for Buffy on September 9, 2008. More...

August 10

Buffy el Asesino del Vampiro. The Slayer is using Spanish-dubbed Buffy reruns to help practice her Español.
Five movies Joss should direct. The editor's blog at movieretriever.com suggests five films that could only be bettered by Joss directing them. If we could clone five Josses, of course! More...
J. August Richards Suits Up in "Raising the Bar" Poster. Check out the newly-revealed poster art for the new TNT legal drama starring our former vampire-slaying-ex-attorney.
Effinfunny promo for Legend of Neil. Felicia Day meets a big fan. Also, read her latest blog about the perils of shipping & handling.

August 09

Jewel Staite talks about Firefly, bondage, cheeseburgers. io9.com interviews Jewel Staite about what she thinks Kaylee is doing right now, what it was like to gain weight for Firefly, and why she is always tied up in Stargate: Atlantis.
Full Dr Horrible Comic-con panel finally online. It's been a long time coming, but it's finally available in it's entirety. Videos are hosted on Vimeo. More...
That Dr. Horrible remote control explained. Remember the iPhone doohickey that was used to control the van? Its creator PJ Haarsma reveals how it came to be.
Cinematic Titanic on Dr. Horrible. Frank Conniff aka "TV's Frank" of MST3K fame has a post on the "genius of Joss Whedon".
Alan Tudyk hosts Secret's Out. Alan shares his DVD picks and interviews a former co-star. Alan and Nathan Fillion discuss Slither, Waitress, Dr. Horrible and a tv series/film they worked on together. Alan also asks Nathan the question that often lands Firefly actors in trouble.

August 08

(SPOILER) Another 'After the Fall' Q+A at Slayalive. Writer Brian Lynch once again gives generously of his time to answer your questions. More...
Buffy versus Riddick - who's the baddest warrior? She may have triumphed over the superheroes but can she defeat the escaped prisoner of Butcher's Bay? Click on 'menu' then 'warrior smackdown' to vote.
Why Alyson Hannigan is still the sassiest, smartest, most awesome sidekick on TV. "I loved Willow for being me. And I loved Alyson Hannigan for portraying her with such plucky aplomb. Alyson reminded us that it was not only cool for girls to be smart, but they could also be proud to be smart." More...
If you like Buffy you'll like... UGO.com gives its "top 11 recommendations for the Buffy fan". Some of the choices are obvious. Firefly and Runaways. Some are inspired. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion? More...
Enter to win a Repo! cd featuring Anthony Stewart Head. The official Repo! The Genetic Opera site in conjunction with Horror-Movie-a-Day is giving away a seven song sampler cd that features everyone's favorite librarian as a genetic repo man. More...
Nick Brendon's play extended once more. Plus, appearance news. More...
(SPOILER) Have you seen this woman? Missing Person- dark haired, petite, unusually strong for her size, answers to the name of Cameron. If you encounter her, do not approach! Cameron is not quite herself after suffering through this accident. The sooner she is off the streets the better for everyone.

August 07

(SPOILER) Plot details about the new Dollhouse pilot. io9.com provides a handy summary of the new script.
Eliza on Kimmel Live! On the 6th of August Eliza appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and spoke about Dollhouse as well as her new movie "Bottle Shock". The video is now online!
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Scott Allie answers questions about Buffy Season 8. And yes there is discussion of the tumultuous event that occurred in Buffy #17.
Felicia Day in The Legend of Neil. NSFW! Episode 3 of the web comedy series by Sandeep Parikh (Zaboo in The Guild) features Felicia as a fairy. That's really all I'm going to say, except to repeat: Not safe for work.
Top ten "brilliant but cancelled" shows. SCI FI Wire puts Firefly first and Wonderfalls second. And the Firefly bit includes a prominent nod to the California Browncoats booth at this year's Comic-Con.
Cataloging Dr Horrible's books. Users at LibraryThing have created an online catalog of Dr Horrible's bookshelf, based on screenshots from the show.
Jane Espenson Confirmed to Write BSG TV Movie. The L.A. Times has a piece about the upcoming TV Movie, directed by none other than Edward James Olmos. More...

August 06

Latest Issue of Dark Horse Presents has All New Serenity Story. The Other Half is 8 pages of coolness. Features the writer of the upcoming Shepherd's Tale series. More...
Maureen Ryan interviews Christina Hendricks. It's about her role in Mad Men.
NPH Participates in First Book's "What Book Got You Hooked" Campaign. Click through for a short anecdote from Neil Patrick Harris about Bridge to Terebithia. More...
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Spike: After the Fall #2. The second issue of Spike's adventures in Hell-A arrives today! More...
A quick mention of Nathan Fillion's new pilot 'The Castle' for ABC. The Hollywood Reporter mentions it is testing well; a promising first sign in the race for a series order.
The Utah Browncoats Can't Stop the Serenity Event (w/ special guests). The Utah Browncoats Can't Stop the Serenity (CSTS) event is Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at Brewvies from 6:30 pm until 10:30 pm! Done The Impossible creators & a graphic designer on Serenity will be there.
Browncoats push for a hardburn record breaking vote. Firefly fans are voting TODAY at Rich Labonte's TV Vote in an effort to garner a record amount of votes in one day. More...
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #17. The second part of Joss Whedon's 'Time of Your Life' arc hits the stands today. Will Buffy work out what exactly is going on?
Tony Head is back in a new series of Bleak Expectations. Airs tomorrow on Radio 4.
David Boreanaz is the star of Sky One's new promo. It's all part and parcel of the UK satellite channel's attempt to rebrand itself.
Alan Tudyk interviews Nathan Fillion. This'll happen on 'Secret's Out' on the ReelzChannel this Friday evening at 7pm EST. A couple of hilarious teaser clips are available to watch (bonus if you miss the Mal/Wash dynamic).
Happy August from Jewel Staite. "Embrace the years you're lucky enough to meet".
Watch Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog in High Definition! Now available on Hulu.

August 05

'Can't Hardly Wait' 10th Anniversary DVD to be released. Amber Benson, Seth Green and several other Buffy alum star in 'Can't Hardly Wait' which is getting the 10th anniversary DVD treatment in September. More...
Eric Balfour to star in 'Rise of the Gargoyle'. Eric Balfour to star in 'Rise of the Gargoyle,' a made-for-tv movie on the SciFi channel.
Fan Art: Do Not Bounce. The Horrible team tweets: "Amazing fan art at www.wonderflonium.com Horrible fans are the best!" More...
(SPOILER) Chris Ryall posts Angel:After the Fall #12 preview page by artist Stephen Mooney. Mooney will be taking over artistic duties for Issues 12 and 13. More...
A short talk with Joss Whedon. A TV Squad writer asked Joss a few questions at Comic Con. More...
Tru Calling Mini-Marathon on Sci-Fi today. Though not fully in order (the Pilot airs at noon), episodes began airing at 8 a.m. (EST) and the final episode airs at 3 p.m. (EST).
Serenity clips finally on Hulu. Not the whole movie yet, but at least they have Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Firefly, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel episodes.
Eliza scheduled for Kimmel on Wednesday (8/6). Ms. Dushku is on to plug Bottle Shock, but maybe some Dollhouse talk will occur.

August 04

Felicia Day Almost Loses Her Lunch At Comic-Con. 47 minutes and 23 seconds into part 2 of Geekscape's special show at the San Diego Comic-Con, Felicia and the Browncoats get a surprise visit from SAM (Super Action Man). He gives her fan support. She gives him gummy worms. Ridiculous (and kinda gross) comedy ensues.
Buffy #17 and Spike ATF #2 ship this week. According to Previews.
When Cordelia met Darla. Fab pic of Charisma Carpenter and Julie Benz enjoying the nightlife in Vegas.
Watch the trailer for the direct-to-DVD animated Wonder Woman. Featuring the voice of Nathan Fillion as Steve Trevor (not actually in the trailer).
How a "Must List" is made. Apparently they (ew.com) search out celebrities and ask them. One of the picks is Dr. Horrible. Also contains Joss Whedon fawning over... Simon Pegg...? More...
Was "Buffy" Killed By College? College On The Record seems to think so, and names it one of the top ten shows to meet its demise thusly.
On The Rise - Dr. Horrible violin & piano cover. Don't you wish you had the talent to do something like this? More...
Neil Patrick Harris is Out's man's man of the month. "After a year of chasing down Neil Patrick Harris' hectic schedule, I was finally able to convince him to grab a Bud and a burger with me here in New York. (Fine, we had a few Stellas and some hummus at Moroccan cafe.)"
Lifehacker Interviews Felicia Day. It's awesome (how Ms. Day illuminates the role that e-stuff plays in her creative life)! More...
Happy Birthday Andy Hallett! A joyous day wished to our favourite green skinned demon, who will be 33 today.
Joss FEARnet video interview part one and part two. Talking about Dollhouse, Buffy s8, Cabin in the Woods, Goners, Dr Horrible and stuff.
The Best Whedonverse Singers. Girl nerd site The Park Bench evaluates the best singers from the Whedonverse, with a comparison between 'Once More With Feeling' and 'Dr. Horrible'.
TV Guide's Sexiest Sci-Fi Stars. Eliza Duskhu and Nathan Fillion both make the list.
TV Worth Watching suggests a Broadway theater for Dr. Horrible. "Dr. Horrible would find a perfect Broadway home at the Roundabout Theatre Company."
Io9's video interview with Tahmoh. Interesting view from the actor on his character, and some ideas about whether and how Paul is related to the Dollhouse.
Firefly is Amazon.com's Gold Box Deal of the Day. A bargain at $17.99. The last time the boxset was Deal of the Day, it got to number 27 on the US DVD charts for that week.
Young Dr. Horrible Part 3! Young Dr. Horrible is back with part 3! More...
More Blu-Ray information for Firefly. A follow up from a previous post, this news story confirms the Firefly release date and also notes that Universal seems to have announced plans to bring Serenity to Blu-Ray.

August 03

A hug from Nathan Fillion. Kind Strangers, Comicons, and the People that Need a Hug. Nathan blogging, singing and hugging.
Dr. Horrible: Pony Edition. I bet the Thoroughbred of Sin would enjoy these.
MovieRetriever.com gives a nod to what Wonder Woman might have been. The article discusses the lack of strategy for releasing movies based on DC Comics characters. Scroll down the page a little, and the article points out the need for a Wonder Woman to complete the trinity of Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman on the big screen. There's some Joss-love handed out in the debate of who would be the best script writer for Wonder Woman.
Neil Patrick Harris directs show in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. "The Expert at the Card Table" starring Guy Hollingworth, one of the best magicians around today. More...
Dr. Horrible makes The Observer. Nice piece in The Observer today (print version has a scary pic of Whedon!).
Writer Kelley Armstrong talks Angel: Aftermath. On her message board, Kelley Armstrong talks about how long this follow up to "After the Fall" will be and to what degree Joss will be involved. More...
Could Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog be the breakthrough innovation that saves Hollywood? New media writer Scott Kirsner blogs for Harvard Business Online that "Joss Whedon may be the 21st century's answer to Walt Disney." More...

August 02

Ghosts of Albion RPG available for pre-order. The game, based on the novels and the animated internet series by Amber Benson and Christopher Golden, is being done by Eden Productions, and is completely compatible with their Buffy the Vampire Slayer RPG. More...
Buffy the Animated Series -the pilot presentation thingy is what I think this might be. More...
A Hollywood Reporter Q&A with Joss Whedon (extended mix). A truncated version appeared a couple of days ago but now you can read the interview in full. There's some lovely new material to be had.
The New York Times has a look at Dr. Horrible. Interesting if slightly surreal analysis from the Gray Lady: ""Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods" is a superior piece of craftsmanship."
EW's 12 Great Pop-Culture Vampires. Our boy Angel makes this list. Unfortunately, there's no Spike to be found.

August 01

Fake Flak from Fake Thomas Jefferson. MTV gets corrected on reporting "pointlessness" of Fake Thomas Jefferson. And I think he's dreamy. More...
Nathan vs. Nathan. One artist depiction of what would happen if Captain Hammer and Captain Malcolm Reynolds had it out. More...
Neil Patrick Harris on Fresh Air today. It's not up on the website yet, but there was a promo last night on NPR that Neil Patrick Harris will be on Fresh Air today.
Matt Roush Talks Dr. Horrible. In today's Ask Matt article, Matt answers two questions about our favorite web musical.
Stingy Geek Reluctant to Spend Four Dollars to Download Dr. Horrible. "It's like, on the one hand I feel like I should support Jossí efforts to produce such an awesome show... On the other hand, I could almost buy a footlong at Subway for four bucks." More...
Cult television phobias: fear of priests. Digital Spy has a look at Caleb from Buffy Season 7. Appropiately enough, what he did to Xander in 'Dirty Girls' made College Humor's "The 10 Grossest Hollywood Thumbs-Into-Eyes" list. (Probably not suitable for those who don't like icky stuff).



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